Our Residents Celebrate Easter with some Old-Fashioned Traditions

— Some things can stand the test of time no matter your age. Making Pickled Eggs and coloring Easter Egg’s are two traditions that take place each year at Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Bringing back memories of times past where they sat in the kitchen as kids or young adults coloring and pealing eggs. They... Read More

Art Positive Project

— Residents of Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center participated in the Art Positive Project by Zoom meeting directed by Jessica Salyer. Jessica Salyer directed the residents via the zoom call on a step-by-step process of doing their own flower painting to hang in their rooms. Residents enjoyed the freedom and creativity of creating their own masterpiece.... Read More

Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration

— Pots of Gold, Rainbow’s, Four Leaf Clover’s and Green everywhere!! Oh, what fun we had celebrating the Luck of the Irish! If you weren’t wearing green you were fair game in the eyes of the residents. If not for a pinch, maybe a scare! Our residents celebrated this fun day with a party! They enjoyed... Read More

May is for Millionaires

— Beginning in 1955, The Millionaire television program aired, starring Marvin Miller. In each fictional episode, the millionaire gave away a million dollars to a stranger. Many of us dream of becoming a millionaire through hard work, inheritance or a winning lottery ticket. Another way to get a million dollars is on the game show, Who... Read More

Endangered Species Day

— Although we will celebrate Earth Day on April 22, another important date for our planet is May 21, Endangered Species Day. The first known species to disappear forever was the dodo bird. Dutch sailors mentioned it in records in 1598. But by 1662 it was gone; hunted to extinction. This was one of the first... Read More

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9

— Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis and Julie Ward Howe in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday six years later... Read More

Warm Cookies for Everyone

— What is better than warm cookies fresh from the oven? Not much, I just tell you. The Residents at Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center definitely enjoyed the fresh baked cookies and milk. With a selection of chocolate chip and sugar cookies to choose from. The smell of fresh baked cookies making its way through the... Read More

Hark thee! ‘Tis Talk like Shakespeare Day!

— National Talk Like Shakespeare Day, April 23, honors playwright, poet, actor, and writer William Shakespeare. Although his birthday is questionable, many scholars suggest it was April 23, 1564. Truly happenstance, Shakespeare passed on the same day 52 years later! This holiday was first declared by Chicago Mayor Daley on the 445th anniversary of the famous... Read More

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

— April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which helps to increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects motor skills. Symptoms can include shaking, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking, with advanced stages usually involving dementia and memory impairment. There currently is no... Read More

April Word Search

— Find and circle the 15 words listed below. Find words straight across, up and down, and diagonally. All words are forwards reading only. No backward. Good luck! Word List ARTIST AWARENESS CLASSIC COPE EARTH EASTER EGG ENVIRONMENT JELLY PEANUT BUTTER RECYCLE SHAKESPEARE STRESS THERAPY VACCINE