Posts by: Kyle Austin

May 8, 2018

Humming Therapy

Donna Castaner joined us this week for a refreshing time of Humming Therapy. Donna demonstrated how humming can affect our emotions, our focus, our concentration as well as our physical well being. She taught us how to find the right pitch for our optimum hum. It was fascinating as well as therapeutic! We will all be carving time […]

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April 18, 2018

Purim Festival

There was a great turnout of Fountains residents to celebrate Purim last week. We began with a word game about Purim and one of the Community Life staff gave a background of the holiday and how and why it is celebrated. Everyone went home with a cake or cupcake after we had a cakewalk featuring music by […]

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April 18, 2018

Sidewalks of New York

Tom Hanford, a musical storyteller joined us on Friday to take us on a very enjoyable walk down memory lane. We learned about New York history and culture as Tom entertained us with his violin, guitar, and harmonica. The afternoon of New York trivia was topped off with pretzels and deli mustard.  Mmmmmmmm! We love New York!

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April 12, 2018

Mardi Gras Celebration

Frankie Keene was with us for our Mardi Gras dance party. All the residents in attendance enjoyed a night of dancing, socializing and fun! Our chef provided his signature wings for everyone to enjoy and they were delicious!   We started our time of fasting with an evening of celebration and fun.

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April 12, 2018

Love is in the Air Valentine’s Day Celebration

Our Valentine’s Day celebration was a huge success! Love was certainly in the air as we danced the afternoon away. The event was so well attended that everyone met a new friend. The chocolate covered strawberries were a delicacy for all of us to enjoy and the room was beautifully decorated for the holiday.

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April 12, 2018

Inter-Generational Partnership with Natural Wonders Pre-School

We were delighted to have as our guests and playmates the “Natural Wonders” pre-school students who visited our assisted living residents this week. We showed our patriotism by singing the national anthem together. Students paired up with a senior buddy to do marble painting and bowling. What fun everyone had! We look forward to next month’s visit […]

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April 12, 2018

Don’t Chicken Out – A Fascinating Egg-sperience

Something smelled a “little foul” last month at The Fountains. Chris wowed us all again with his singing chickens. Chris is our “in house” poultry expert who demonstrates his sincere love for animals and nature with every lecture he gives. Chris has also been kind enough to hatch several new baby chicks down in our Club Room for […]

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April 12, 2018

Irish Dancers 2018

The Kelly-Oster school of dance came to The Fountains last week and entertained us all with several different types of Irish dances. They used hard shoes and Gillies to wow everyone with their talent and footwork. Every resident felt a little more Irish after hearing the different philosophies behind Irish dancing and the history of this fascinating art […]

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