Home Nurse Facilities Celebrating with residents, nursing homes create activities highlighting National Nursing Home Week

Celebrating with residents, nursing homes create activities highlighting National Nursing Home Week


National Nursing Home Week runs from May 8-14 and is themed “Creating and Nurturing Connections”.

The following Maryville senior residences have prepared fun activities for residents and their families.

Parkdale Mansion

• Sunday, May 8, Mother’s Day and National “Have a Coke Day”.

• Monday, May 9, Connect with nature.

• Tuesday 10 May, Music and Games.

• Wednesday, May 11, National Third Shift Workers Day.

• Thursday 12 May, Chocolate Day and Limerick Day.

• Friday, May 13, Apple Pie Day and have fun with staff and residents.

Maryville Living Center and the Castle

• Monday, May 9, “Tractors and fun” including a tractor show, a tractor makes ice cream by Ron Sobotka and other outdoor entertainment with Jennifer Murphy and Sheri Roush.

• Tuesday, May 10, “Just Another Day in Paradise” featuring a Hawaiian luau, shell necklaces, tiki bar for fruit and punch, and photo booth props with Kelly Grady and Kim Baldwin.

• Wednesday May 11, Leonardo da Vinci with a demonstration of artistic know-how, art exhibition and grapes, cheeses and wine with Kim Bram and Linda Jenkins.

• Thursday, May 12, “A Cardinal Appears When an Angel Is Near,” featuring a garden flag memorial, reception for residents and staff, and honoring those lost with Miranda Spurgin and Autumn Burns.

• Friday, May 13, a barbecue with hamburgers and hot dogs by Brian Matthews and Bill Kavanaugh.

Village care center

• Monday May 9, Crazy Hair/Crazy Sock Day.

• Tuesday May 10, Western Day.

• Wednesday May 11, Hawaiian Day.

• Thursday 12 May, 50s party.

• Friday 13 May, Sports Day.

Nodaway Retirement Home

Disguised days

• Monday, May 9, Wear your pajamas.

• Tuesday 10 May, Decades Day.

• Wednesday May 11, Camo/Cowboy Day.

• Thursday May 12, fluo/tie-dye day

• Friday, May 13, company sweater day.

Other daily activities include:

• Monday, 10 am, proclamation reading by the Mayor of Maryville. Coffee and donuts to follow, and at 2:30 p.m. balloon release for loved ones lost over the past year with prayer.

• Tuesday, 10 a.m., auto show and 2:30 p.m., Bingo.

• Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. rope/washers and 2:30 p.m., “agricultural exhibition”.

• Thursday, 10 a.m., family and friends connect with Aseracare, and 2:30 p.m., tie-dye craft and brownies.

• Friday, 10:30 a.m., pizza toss and 2:30 p.m., happy hour.