July 31, 2020— Celebrate Book Lovers Day on August 9th by making your own bookmark. All you need are a few craft supplies. Supplies Glue Scissors Hole Punch Embroidery Floss Scrapbook Paper Cardstock Stickers (or embellishments) Directions Cut your cardstock paper to the shape you want your bookmark to be. This can be a standard rectangle or something... Read More
July 31, 2020— Most American adults have heard of the Purple Heart Award, or even know a veteran who has received it, but what is the origin of this distinguished honor? On August 7, 1782, President George Washington decided on a symbolic honor for three soldiers he originally called the “Badge of Merit.” After this inaugural honor was... Read More
July 5, 2020— Bird feeder crafts made with pipe cleaners and fruit loops cereal. Residents enjoyed a fun and different craft that treated the little birds to a snack. After the residents finished the craft the Activities Department took them to the courtyard to hang on the trees. Residents watched as the birds nibbled on their snacks.
July 5, 2020— Donation from generous family member Residents and staff were treated to slushies from EJ’s Slushie Truck from a generous family member. What a great treat on a hot summer day!! There were smiles all around. Thanks to the generous and loving family members that treat us!!
July 5, 2020— Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Celebrated Memorial Day by remembering the fallen soldiers and our Veteran’s that have served our great United States of America. Our Veteran’s received certificates commemorating their service to our country. Residents and staff celebrated Memorial Day with slushies and smiles!!
July 4, 2020— From postcards, to coins, stamps, plates, baseball cards, albums, figurines and even thimbles, the makings of an un-intentional collection could be right under your nose. According to a Nielsen survey, one in ten collectors developed an interest in the hobby by slowly acquiring similar or sets of items over time, and only later decided to... Read More
July 4, 2020— I scream, you scream, we all scream for… Ice Cream Month! To this day, the history of ice cream remains a mystery. However, many say that the first ice cream is credited to Emperor Nero of Rome. It was a mixture of snow, nectar, fruit pulp, and honey. Others proclaim that Marco Polo, a 13th... Read More
July 4, 2020— With July’s midday summer heat making many of us seek cool shelter inside, some of us may be experiencing moments of boredom, but the good news is that July is Anti-Boredom Month! Let’s start busting that summer boredom now! Make a list of all the things you’ve ever wanted to do. Think back to when... Read More
June 1, 2020— Salyersville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center hosted our first Family member parade for our residents. Our parade was such a touching experience for families, residents and staff. Thank you to everyone that participated in the parade. What a wonderful day! Our residents were so excited to see their families. During this time of separation this helped... Read More
June 1, 2020— The Magoffin County Extension Office Donated Succulents, potting soil, planters and fairies for residents to plant. Residents loved planting these for their rooms to care for. Activities Department assisted residents in planting and caring for the succulents. Resident were educated on how to care for their plant to maximize growth. Thank you to the Magoffin... Read More