Great Board meeting last night! Even after being a part of this organization for a year, I remain amazed at what an involved, engaged, devoted and thoughful group of Directors The Cedars has. And, of course, the meal was outstanding too. Thanks Creative Dining!
Looking forward to a great cooking seminar this afternoon at 3, and then dropping off a birthday card and visiting with one of our wonderful residents.
Been a busy week for everyone here! It’s great to be back though, and enjoy spending a quality day with our wonderful residents. Enjoyed Friday morning coffee and afternoon golf on the Wii with a few people. To whatever extent sitting on a chair and swinging the controller helps to burn off Thanksgiving calories, it was good to do that. Many folks at The Cedars went to the free community Thanksgiving downtown, although several stayed around home and invited their friends and neighbors for a meal and time of fellowship. As long as we all got a full tummy, I don’t hear anyone complaining! LOL
Well, I’m heading to chapel to see who is bringing the message this morning. It’s always so nice to see residents there, knowing that their spiritual life is being tended as well as their physical end emotional. Have a great day!!
I can tell that bringing our dining services in-house instead of sourcing them through a dining company has made a significant difference! At least a half-dozen residents have walked by my office in the last 20 minutes and reminded me that it was lunch time. Between the improved quality of the lunches, and the weekly “omlette days” for breakfast, I hear nothing but good things about the meal options now.
It will be a late night tonight, as one of our resident professors will be giving a program at 7 pm in the conference center. If the last one of his that I attended was any indicator, I’m not going to miss tonight’s program about the “Trees of Kansas”. Of course, the snacks which our activities committee provides don’t hurt either. LOL
Last Friday’s move night at our conference center was fantastic! If you haven’t seen “The Ultimate Gift”, I can assure you that the many residents who joined us for the movie would all highly recommend it.
Thanksgiving plans and decorations all highly abound for this Thursday’s holiday. Fall is always a busy time of year, and this year is certainly no exception. Let’s all remember those who are less fortunate as we look forward to this season of giving thanks.
It’s been a busy week for activities, as is par for the course here at The Cedars. Last evening, we had the Men In Harmony chorus entertain nearly 100 people both from The Cedars and from the McPherson community as a whole. If you’ve not heard these guys, than you haven’t heard good barbershop! This morning, as we do every Friday morning, residents gathered at The Courts for coffee, fellowship, and a Thanksgiving sing-along. Still not sure how “Old McDonald Had a Farm” is Thanksgiving music, but I’ll leave that up to our resident pianist, Royal, to explain. This afternoon, I’m sure our regulars will be gathering in the fitness center to enjoy a few frames of Wii bowling, and perhaps a round of Wii Golf. Last week, I was embarrassed on the 9th hole and lost by one stroke, so I mean to make up for it this week! Tonight at 7 is our monthly Movie Night in the conference center, bumped up a week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. “The Ultimate Gift” will be shown with the whole movie experience, including popcorn and snacks provided by our Activities Committee.