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Nursing home notes

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:50 PM

Twilight Gardens

Ice cream you scream we all scream for ice cream. Residents had an ice cream social this past week in the dining room that was filled with people waiting to have vanilla, strawberry or chocolate with toppings to please. Residents listened to music and had good conversation.

Bingo had three two-game winners. The special game was won by Bill Nestor; you had to have the letter "H" on your card to win. There were five winners on the last calling.

On Saturday, residents played jokereno, many people won, but Stewart Bowlin came out on top. Tony and Sarah Williamson came and conducted Sunday's services. Residents sang hymns and had good fellowship.

During coffee break, horoscopes were read aloud to the residents that were in the paper for that day, all of their futures are looking bright.

Tuesday's bingo Bill Nestor won again the special game where you had to have two bingoes on your card to win.

Emma Butler, Ruth Smith and Mr. Drew all won two times each. Residents had a lot of fun at euchre club. Harold and Florence were partners and Dale and Marlene were partners. Residents played two games and Harold and Florence won them both. Residents munched on popcorn and chips and had some pop.

For craft class residents painted wooded frames, so that way residents could have their very own personal picture frame to put their favorite picture in.

Norwalk Memorial Home

Visitors are always nice to have at Norwalk Memorial Home. Residents were excited to have lots of them this week.

New London Baptist singers performed and shared scriptures with residents. In addition, the Lyme Village Pioneers visited on Thursday evening and Lori Berdine on Friday evening to provide entertainment. On Sunday, Monroeville and Country 4-H group visited and played a game of card bingo with residents. Then they shared what they will be doing for the fair.

Iverna's vegetarian cooking class also was a hit. Residents could not pick a favorite dish. They thought they were all great.

Balloon volleyball was fun. It was the Eagles vs. Lemon Drops with the later taking the win for the day.

This week residents also traveled to the Sandusky Mall. Everyone appeared to have fun checking out the stores and enjoyed a lunch of their choice.

Coffee corner is held daily Monday through Friday in the morning to begin the day. This week some of the activities during this time included talking about the news in the Norwalk Reflector, a resident's family shared photos and talked about their vacation to England, and reading daily scripture and from a book called "One Hundred People Who Changed America." The wonderful kitchen staff also supplies residents with a light snack each morning with their favorite beverage.

Other activities included morning and afternoon stretches, resident council, bingo, walking club, rosary and holy communion for Catholic residents..

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