Happenings At Lakewood Senior Health Campus Assisted And Independent Living And Around Our Community!
Last month we celebrated one of our very special resident's 101 birthday Irene Kinny! Irene celebrated her special day with a party and surrounded by friends and staff. Irene has been a resident at our assisted living since 2009. Irene is always seen smiling and sporting her positive attitude. Irene has a lot of Faith which is evident when you are around her. Her light does shine on every-one she meets! Our National Assisted Living Week started on September 11th and what a way to kick-off our week then to attend the memorial at the Lakewood Fire House to remember those heroes who risked their lives for us and the victims of this tragic day!
Our theme for this year was "Forever Proud" and it was evident in the pride shown in our community and our nation! Our residents proudly waved their flags. A few of our residents who attended are also veterans who take pride in their country. Ed Klein, Ed Urbanowicz, James Paviac, David Allen, Michael Golden, Mannie Danchik. Other residents were: Marguerite Forrey, Marion Siddall who will be 100 in October, Cynthia Mottill, Mae Kastelic, Julia Bularz, Dona Mae Cobbledick, Therese Adkins. A Great Big Thank You to Fire Marshall Tim Dunphy who helped to secure parking & seating for our residents. To all the Lakewood Volunteers who helped our residents across the street and to get them safely where they needed to be. A Great Big Thank You also goes out to Mayor Summers, County Executive Ed Fitzgerald, and all the fireman and policeman who made us feel welcome! We certainly received the red carpet treatment. Mayor Summers graciously took time out of his busy schedule to stop by and visit with our residents during the week. Mayor Summers talked of the importance of 9/11 and what that day stands for. Also, two of our Lakewood Police Officers stopped by to present our residents with a safety talk and to pass out safety pamphlets they were very gracious and helped the Mayor pass out apple pie! Thank you Mayor for making our week special. We had our annual Funny Hat Parade and as you can see from the picture our residents and staff wear many hats. There was a prize for the funniest or craziest, a $ 15.00 Giant Eagle Gift Certificate. Our very own Maintenance Man Mr. John Yakim took the prize. He was kind enough to donate the card back to our residents. If you don't know John he is the one with the lampshade on his head. Great Job John! Not only on the hat but for all your hard work! Our week ended with our very own Director of Assisted and Independent Living Tammy Sibert scooping ice-cream for staff & residents and everyone had many delicious toppings to choose from! It was a great week!
I am the Activity Director at Lakewood Senior Health Campus Assisted and Independent Living