National Nursing Home Week becoming a time for fun, remembrance and thanks

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The mood is likely to be a bit brighter at most communities during the next seven days. National Nursing Home Week officially kicks off Sunday. Many activity directors will be put to the test as the nation's 15,000 nursing facilities serve up festivities, parties, and other celebrations. The American Health Care Association established the event in 1967. Each year has its own theme. This time, it will be “Nurturing a love that lasts.” Past themes included "Love is ageless," "Celebrating the seasons of life" and "Reflections of a lifetime." Organizers said the week will encourage all Americans to consider the many contributions of our nation's oldest citizens.
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