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Online Activities Give Aging Brains a Boost

Monday, April 23, 2018
Online Activities
The best exercise for your brain? Use it! A new study finds that knowing your way around the Internet and using digital tools may help you hang onto your memory and other cognitive skills – even improve them – as you age. Using ...

Christ the Redeemer Irish Festival!

Monday, April 16, 2018
On Saturday April 21st, 2018, join Christ the Redeemer Parish for some great food, fun, and live music consisting of McHugh and O’Neill, and Pipe and Drum Corps:The Emerald Society. Admission is free. Time: 7:00pm-11:00ish Bus transportation ...

Casino Night at The Fountains

Monday, April 9, 2018
The Fountains is proud to announce their Casino Night Meet and Greet on April 25th from 6-8pm. The event will be held in the Auditorium at The Fountains. Senior Helps has collaborated with The Fountains for this event where attendees can enjoy ...

Update on Monthly Events!

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Thursday April 5th: 10:00am-1:00pm (F313) Thrift Shop Thursday April 5th: 10:00am-1:00pm (CH) Whimsical Elegance Boutique Thursday April 5th: 1:00pm (AU) Instructed Yoga with Alyssa Thursday April 5th: 2:00pm (AU) Horticultural Therapy Class Friday ...

Easter Egg Hunt at The Fountains

Monday, March 26, 2018
All are welcome to attend the Family & Friends Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 31 from 11am-2pm. Enjoy activities like crafts for all ages, an Easter egg hunt, and take PICTURES with THE EASTER BUNNY😊. The residents would love to see ...

Saint Patrick’s Day Fun

Friday, March 16, 2018
With Saint Patrick’s Day soon upon us on Saturday, March 17th, 2018, the residents are gearing up and participating in St. Patrick Day Fun. Jenna McGrail has a packed schedule that includes games, crafts, and a St. Patrick’s Day party on ...

Independent Bus Trips!

Monday, January 22, 2018
Here at The Fountains we try to keep our Independent Residents as Independent as possible. With that being said we host many Independent Living bus trips. Our calendar consists of consecutive weekly outings, along with special trips added here and ...

Door Decorating Contest

Monday, December 25, 2017
Each year, The Fountains has a resident door decorating contest to bring the holiday spirit! Each wing had a first and second prize winner! First place will receive a 1st place ribbon and a gift card to the cafe. 2nd place receives a certificate ...

Holiday Fun in Independent Living

Monday, December 18, 2017
The Fountains has really been busy this Holiday season! From winter crafts to visits from Frozen, the residents have been busy and engaged! The Fountain's takes great pride in providing a robust winter schedule for the residents! Some of the ...

Therapy Chicken

Monday, December 4, 2017
Rosebud, the therapy chicken makes an appearance at The Fountains! She is a 2 year old ball of feathers and has a very gentle demeanor. Rosebud's owner Gwenne Baile is a retired nurse-midwife who loves chickens and has taken classes to be a therapy ...

Not Just Bingo!

Monday, November 13, 2017
Activities are vital in maintaining residents’ mental and physical well-being. Programs include arts and crafts, trivia, word games, board games, exercise, tossing games, worship service, pet therapy, (yes, bingo), sing-alongs and music ...

Alzheimer's Association Walk

Friday, October 6, 2017
In​ ​light​ ​of​ ​the​ ​upcoming​ ​walk​ ​for​ ​Alzheimer's​ ​Association​ ​on​ ​October​ ​8th​ ​in ...

Young Mind from a Healthy Body

Monday, July 24, 2017
Most people believe that the only way to maintain a sharp mind is by completing intellectual activities such as reading, solving problems or studying new information. However, studies show that physical exercise is actually highly effective in ...

Seniors in Summer

Monday, June 5, 2017
Summer is right around the corner and that means hotter temperatures and plenty of sunshine. Summertime is a time of fun and relaxation for most people who can endure the heat and participate in outdoor activities. However, the senior population and ...

Online Activities Give Aging Brains a Boost

Monday, May 22, 2017
The best exercise for your brain? Use it! A new study finds that knowing your way around the Internet and using digital tools may help you hang onto your memory and other cognitive skills – even improve them – as you age. Using ...

New Activities to help benefit our Residents!

Monday, February 20, 2017
Therapeutic Coloring Adult coloring books are all the rage thanks to their therapeutic effects. The non-strenuous activity allows people to let go of their stress and focus on filling in the patterns. Adult coloring books have found a particularly ...