Landmark residents, guests, and staff celebrated March birthdays and Saint Patrick’s Day Friday, March 17, with a party. Vernon Harris and Shelly Roberts entertained everyone as they enjoyed green birthday cake, green ice cream, and green punch. Birthday gifts were donated by team member Lakin Rogers, Executive Assistant. Residents and staff were encouraged to wear green to the party.
New residents were welcomed to The Landmark Center, March 16. Refreshments were provided by Landmark Catering and the dietary staff.
The Landmark Activity Department is pleased to welcome two new team members to the Activity staff. Jill Hairston, LPN and Memory Care Coordinator, and Micha Mordue, activity assistant. We are looking forward to working with you!
March 19 – 25 was American Chocolate Week and throughout the week residents were treated to brownies, chocolate ice cream, chocolate pound cake, chocolate milk shakes, chocolate cookies, chocolate covered raisins, and M&Ms. Thank you to all of the residents who participated in these activities.
Residents traveled to Mount Airy, NC, March 21, and enjoyed pizza for lunch. March 23, the destination was Ridgeway. Other bus trips included lunch at the local Mexican restaurant March 28, and local shopping March 30.
Cosmetology students from Patrick County High School provided manicures for Landmark residents, March 28. Residents always look forward to visiting with the students each month.
Evening entertainment at The Landmark Center has included the Chords of Faith and Sue Nester.
Join the Landmark residents April 6, for the next Community Rook Tournament. Registration begins at 1:30 pm, in the dining room, with the tournament starting at 2:00 pm. For more information, call Daniel at (276) 694-3050, ext. 4514.
The final class in the Balanced Living with Diabetes Series will be held April 6, at the Patrick Henry Community College, Stuart site. Seating is limited! Call to register at (276) 694-3341.
Students from the Patrick Springs STEP program will be joining us on April 6, 10:00 am, for an Easter Egg Hunt in the Landmark Courtyard. After dinner, 7-8 pm, in the living room, residents will be entertained by the Community Easter Choir and the group, Two Old and Two Young.
April Blood Pressure Dates and Locations:
Monday, April 03: Lowes, 11am-1pm
Monday, April 10; Ararat Seniors-10:30 am, Friendship Church
Tuesday, April 11: Step Seniors-10:30 am, Step Building, Stuart
Thursday, April 13: Patrick County Seniors-10:30 am, Rotary Building, Stuart
Friday, April 14: Meadows of Dan Seniors-11 am, Community Building,
Meadows of Dan
Join us for the next “Hold Your Hand” Family Education Series, meeting on April 13,
6-7 pm, at The Landmark Center, in the Multipurpose Room. This series will cover a variety of topics which affects families and caregivers who are currently caring for a Senior citizen. This month, Lois Barbour, RN, will be the guest speaker. For more information, contact Janet Ferraro at BRTC (276) 694-7161 or Melinda Collins at TLC (276) 694-3050. Light refreshments will be provided.
The Community is invited to join Blue Ridge Therapy Connection and The Landmark Center, for the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 15, 2017, beginning at 10:00 am until noon. In addition to over 3000 hidden eggs we will also have a Bouncy House, food, music, prizes, and the Easter Bunny. For more information, call (276) 694-3050, ext. 4501.
The Landmark Center is hosting a Practical Strategies in Dementia Care Workshop, Thursday, April 20, 2017, 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. Doors will open at 8:00 am. Throughout the day there will be a number of guest speakers discussing a variety of topics. To register your seat, please register by April 17. To register by phone, call (276) 694-3050. The workshop is free however registration is needed for lunch. For additional information about the workshop, guest speakers, and The Landmark Center, or to register online, visit: landmarkassistedlivingcenter.com
The April Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at The Landmark Center, April 25, at 12:00 noon, in the Multipurpose room. For more information, you can call The Landmark Center (276) 694-3050 or Blue Ridge Therapy Connection (276) 694-7161. The program is sponsored by Southern Area Agency on Aging, The Landmark Center, and Blue Ridge Therapy Connection. A light lunch will be provided.
If you would like to become a volunteer, stop by The Landmark Center for an application!
Until next time – see you at the Landmark!