Activities Planned for National Nursing Home Week

This week is National Nursing Home Week! National Nursing Home Week is an opportunity to honor all of those who contribute to our nation’s nursing homes.

The staff at the Golden Living Center in Knox has several activities on tap for their residents. Today is Mexican Day where residents will learn all about Mexico and have some Mexican Food at 10 a.m.

Tuesday is Patriotic Day and the North Judson American Legion will have a flag raising ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday is Favorite Sport Team Day and the Gospel Leisure Time Band will perform. Thursday is ‘50s Day and a staff appreciation breakfast is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday will be Western Day with a cookout at 11:30 a.m., a presentation by the St. Peter Lutheran School at 1 p.m. and a balloon launch at 1:30 p.m.

The Wintersong Village Nursing Home in Knox will also feature several activities throughout the week. Today is Race Day and a scavenger hunt will be offered with prizes. Tuesday is Western Day where a balloon launch is planned. Wednesday is Sports Day and the residents and staff will have root beer floats and the results of the penny war will be announced. The losing team members will get a pie in the face. Thursday is Crazy Hat Day and on Friday the residents will be treated to a cookout. Friday’s theme is Beach Day.