The Brighter Side

High school students, facility reap benefits of vocational training program at SNF

High school students, facility reap benefits of vocational training program at SNF

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It's not often that school buses drop off high school students at a nursing home, or that skilled nursing residents get to watch YouTube videos with young people while sharing stories from their past.

Football team surprises nursing home residents, escorts them to homecoming parade

Football team surprises nursing home residents, escorts them to homecoming parade

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For residents of Winner Regional Long-Term Care in Winner, SD, the local high school football team is a big deal. Many residents attended Winner High School and wear Winner Warriors gear on game days.

Bingo! School girl, 9, raises big bucks for provider with game night

Bingo! School girl, 9, raises big bucks for provider with game night

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An elementary school student from Georgia recently held a game night at her church with a simple goal: To raise $300 for local nursing home residents. In the end, her efforts brought in more than four times that amount.

Irma couldn't wipe out provider's plans to package holiday cheer for homebound seniors

Irma couldn't wipe out provider's plans to package holiday cheer for homebound seniors

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For 400 volunteers at MorseLife Health System in West Palm Beach, FL, nothing — not even Hurricane Irma — could get in the way of sharing the joy of the High Holidays with homebound Jewish seniors.