Make 4th of July activities fun for seniors When older adults are included in group celebrations like 4th of July festivities, they feel more connected with family and friends and more engaged in life. But some traditional activities might not be well-suited for seniors. Fortunately, there are many creative ways to adapt Independence Day activities to meet… Continue reading 16 WAYS TO ADAPT 4TH OF JULY ACTIVITIES FOR SENIORS
Dear Terraces families and friends- Both residents and staff are starting to settle into a renewed sense of normalcy. It is so nice to see family members back in the building, which adds to the sense of a return to pre-COVID activity. Now that the CDC has approved vaccinations for children 12-15 years old, I… Continue reading FAMILY VISIT UPDATE
Dear Terraces families and friends- I’ve already heard from a number of you, saying that this is the news you’ve been waiting for for over a year. And, it certainly is an exciting time for all of us! As a follow up to yesterday’s announcement, I wanted to make sure you’re aware of some of… Continue reading FOLLOW UP TO FAMILY VISITATION GUIDELINES
Dear Terraces families and friends- Coming out of the COVID fog almost feels like coming out of a hibernation over which we had no control. As Spring begins, so too, does a new world. I’m so excited to announce that we are reinstituting family visits inside the building with certain guidelines to ensure your safety and… Continue reading FAMILY VISITATION UPDATE! AND…..
Dear Terraces families and friends- I hope you’re all enjoying this beautiful spring and starting to feel a return to some kind of pre-COVID normalcy. Your loved ones are thrilled to be back in the dining room for dinner and it’s so nice for us to see them breaking bread and socializing again. For me personally,… Continue reading Dining and Activities Updates
Dear Terraces families and friends- I just wanted to remind you about our Resident and Family Referral Program, details of which you’ll find below. As I hope you’ll all agree, the Terraces family is a very special community made up of residents, staff and all of you. Oftentimes, communities can become even more of a “village”… Continue reading RESIDENT AND FAMILY REFERRAL PROGRAM
Prepare for What We Can’t Imagine We must overcome our collective failure of imagination. Covid-19 took us by surprise. We spent decades planning for a pandemic that would resemble the viruses we already knew. We didn’t plan for face masks, mass testing, stay-home orders, politicized decision making or devastating racial disparities. Looking forward, we need… Continue reading 14 Lessons for the Next Pandemic By The New York Times
Dear Professional Partners- I hope you, your colleagues and your loved ones have emerged from the COVID crisis with limited impact. I know many of us were touched personally—and tragically—by the pandemic. Thankfully, the cloud is seeming to lift and some sense of normalcy is returning to our lives and our work places. The Terraces is now… Continue reading Terraces at Park Marino Subsidy Program Reminder
Dear Terraces families and friends- Our Halloween event, “Mystery of the Missing Golden Bingo Card” was a huge hit! Congratulations to Karen B., Kim N. and LaShawna on being the first to find the Golden Bingo Card. The residents had a blast and you can see pictures and video of all the fun on our… Continue reading SPOOKY HALLOWEEN UPDATE!