Monthly Archive May 2014

Mother Daughter Tea

Carefully pulling the highly decorated, antique tea cups and saucers down from the shelf, Cindy DeLuca, activity director, carefully examined each beautiful pattern as she placed them slowly on the cart. Next she pulled down the varied and beautiful tea pots, asking those who passed by, “Which is your favorite?” Cindy would say, “My favorite Read more…

Living the Aloha Spirit

        Living the Aloha Spirit was the theme for National Nursing Home Week which was held May 11 – 17.    “To Hawaiians, the word “aloha” has a deeper significance than just a fond farewell. By living the aloha spirit, we show others love and respect and joyfully share life in order to create Read more…

The Wisdom of Our Elders

In April we were happy to welcome a group of high school students from St. Viator’s High School.  Under the leadership of Chris Meehan, class of 2014, they compiled a booklet, The Wisdom of Our Elders, with the wisdom they gleaned after having interviewed several of our Residents over the school year.   Chris’ “hope and Read more…

The Joy of Evangelizing in the Footsteps of St. Jeanne Jugan

The Association Jeanne Jugan (AJJ’s) met on Saturday, May 3, for a retreat in preparation for the renewal of their annual Promise the following day. The theme of the retreat was “The Joy of Evangelizing in the Footsteps of St. Jeanne Jugan.”   The ever joyful  Fr.  Damian Graziano was this year’s retreat master.  Father Graziano Read more…