There are few words or actions praiseworthy enough to thank veterans of the United States armed forces for their service and sacrifice to defend this country. One long-term care operator is doing its best to show its appreciation by providing veterans across its facilities with a sweet treat ahead of the holiday season.
A New York-based grassroot effort launched to help nursing homes and their residents cope during the coronavirus pandemic has been able to send gifts to nearly 60 facilities nationwide with the help of strangers.
The likelihood of photographer Al Tucker shooting pictures for the annual West Virginia Scenic Calendar was slim to none early in the year. The calendar serves as an annual holiday charity project for the Band of Brothers group that aims to help children throughout the state.
What one person may consider worthless could be highly prized by another. A North Carolina volunteer group is bringing new meaning to the phrase by refurbishing people’s old flowers and giving them to residents at local nursing homes to brighten their days.
Louisville, KY-based Signature HealthCARE launched its “Super Summer” engagement program for residents over the summer. The program was aimed at helping residents “explore their own superhero identity” and beat the “villains of loneliness, helpless and boredom” the pandemic has brought.