The Passover Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. The residents at Blue Bell Place had a wonderful, fun and educational Seder on the first night of Passover. We learned about the story of Passover and the traditional songs. Happy Pesach!
Yesterday, the Timoney School of Irish Dancers performed for us at Blue Bell Place. The dancer’s got us into the Irish spirit with choreographed dances and a sing-along.
Happy Veterans Day from the veterans at Blue Bell Place! These videos were shared with our community during our veteran pinning service. It was beautiful to hear everyone's experiences and honor our residents for their service to our country.
Last week we had a friendly bowling competition with Rose Tree Place. Thank you, Rose Tree for sharing this wonderful afternoon with us! We can't to see you next time, we will be sure to bring our A game!
This month we had a blast at Facenda Whitaker lanes! We all were on our A game bowling strikes and getting high scores up to 150. Of course we had a great teacher, our very own Blue Bell Place resident, Margie. Margie helped by giving us all a few pointers and shared stories of how she created […]
This year we really decked the halls at our annual Holiday Family & Friends Party. We danced and sang along to wonderful holiday musical entertainment. We enjoyed delicious appetizers, entrées & desserts prepared by our amazing dining services team. It was a party to remember! Even Santa wanted to be a part of the festivities, […]
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We had a great time this month in Holly's Dancing in Chairs class. The music was loud, people were singing and we all joined in to move and groove!
In the month of May, ten residents from Pathways ventured to Fascenda Whitaker Lanes to engage in a rousing game of bowling. What a great time we had! Each of us took turns stepping up to the lane and rolling the ball in hopes to knock down all the pins. Some came with skills and […]
This week we celebrated all our beloved Pathways residents whose birthdays are in January. We had a ball listening to a live musical performance and dancing around the room. The celebration became a special day for one particular January Birthday which happened to fall on the same day. As you walked about Pathways you could here […]
Our Annual Holiday Party was a Hit! Jennifer Schultz played the flute beautifully with Beth Casmus at the piano. Our wonderful dinning team serviced delicious appetizers & desserts. It was a party to remember! Even Santa wanted to be a part of the festivities, wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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In celebration of Veterans day, we honored our beloved Veterans in a special pinning ceremony. The ceremony began with an introductory speech made by Master Sgt. Christopher Botzum, followed by a sweet patriotic melody, sung by one of our very own veterans Mr. James Krout. Next we heard the heartfelt speeches spoken by Master Sgt. Joseph Sommers, 111th […]
During the last Wood Working class, Cheryl and Doug taught us how to build a bird house using various tools. We all were hammering away to complete our first house, complete with a base, four walls and a roof. Now this week, we are ready to put down the hammers and pick up the paint […]
We had a blast dancing in chairs in our first class with Holly. She had us dancing through the decades right from our seats. In the last portion of her class, she tested our vocal skills as we all joined in for a sing along. This class was so much fun, we can't wait to […]