Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day is January 11!

January 3, 2023 — Code fanatics and history buffs know that Morse code is a method of telecommunication used to encode messages in a sequence called dashes and dots — or dits and dahs — which sound like long and short beeps. Morse code is named for its creator Samuel Morse in the 1830s, and became pivotal during the... Read More

December Activities!

December 1, 2022 — December has lots of fun activities planned! Dates to remember: 12/8 National Brownie Day (Gayle’s Yummy Homemade Brownies) 12/10 @ 10:00 AM Christmas Concert by Marion Counties Idols Magnolia Vale with Cookies and Hot Chocolate. 12/20 @ 4:30 PM Story Time with Mrs. Claus (Staff Children and Children of the community enjoy Christmas Stories read... Read More

Congratulations are in order!

December 1, 2022 — Congratulations are in order! Mary Hyneck named our Springfield Nursing and Rehab Employee of the month! Mary goes above and beyond for our residents each and every day and we are so blessed to have her on our team!

November Activity Highlights

December 1, 2022 — The residents enjoyed the Annual Pumpkin Patch again this year. They were able to hand select the perfect pumpkin from the patch, all while enjoying some warm apple cider and snacks. The fun didn’t stop there though as they had just as much fun decorating their pumpkins! Did we mention that we love fall around... Read More

Greeting Card Ornament Crafts

November 30, 2022 — Advanced: Cut out your favorite Christmas card images and mount them to wooden craft shapes (ornament, star, heart, diamond) with glue. For an older finish, varnish them, then drill a small hole at the top, and finally loop festive ribbons through to hang. Moderate: You can also cut out your favorite images from cards, use... Read More

Poinsettia – America’s Holiday Plant

November 30, 2022 — The poinsettia plant is a common sight during the holiday season, and for good reason! With its vibrant red and green leaves, it adds a festive touch to any holiday display. Over the past century, poinsettias have become the best-selling potted plant in North America. Due to their strong association with Christmas, approximately 70 million... Read More

Five Ways to Make a Mid-Season Holiday Change

November 30, 2022 — Start a holiday journal. Every evening, write down three things you noticed that day, things that connected you with the meanings of the holidays. Meet or talk with someone new. Do you know your neighbors? Talking to someone new can be daunting, but remember start with a smile. Don’t know where to begin? Ask them... Read More

Carnival Success!

November 10, 2022 — Our Residents enjoyed our 1st Carnival! The dunking booth was a big hit! Residents took turns pitching to see who could dunk the administrator. We also enjoyed games and prizes.

Congratulations to Mary H.

November 10, 2022 — Congratulations is in order! Mary Hyneck is our Employee of the Month! Congrats Mary and thank you for all your hard work and dedication! We are blessed to have you on our team.

Aging or Alzheimer’s? National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November 9, 2022 — A friend’s name may elude us. We may have trouble thinking of the right word to use. Or we’ve walked into another room and forgotten what it was we needed. Are these examples of aging, early memory loss or just simply being distracted, by doing one thing while you’re thinking of another? If you or... Read More