Paint Everywhere!

We’re really getting into the spirit of the upcoming Senior Olympics. Our elders and stakeholders have been painting, painting, and painting. We’ve had paint everywhere!

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Voter Promotion Day

Our local Jackson County Clerk Donald Moore came by to help us promote voting. Most of the elders knew him and talked a long time with him. One of our elders, Carolyn Burns, registered to vote. Thank you to Donald Moore for coming out and making our Voter Promotion Day so nice!

Gorgeous Grandma Day

Today was National Gorgeous Grandma Day, giving us a wonderful excuse to do hair, make up, and nails. Our ladies joined together for a relaxing make over to celebrate the beautiful women they are!

Woodie Wagon Day

July 20th was National Woodie Wagon Day. Our elders enjoyed sharing their stories of driving or encountering a woodie wagon when they were younger. This day brought back many fond memories for them.

 

Yellow Pig Day

Jackson Manor’s elders created yellow pigs out of washcloths to celebrate Yellow Pig Day. In the 1960s, a couple of mathematicians from Princeton were researching the number 17. At some point in their research, they created the concept of a yellow pig. Now, people who love math celebrate the number 17 and the yellow pig every July 17th.

Horizon Daycare Visit

Signature HealthCARE at Jackson Manor visited with Horizon Adult Day Care in McKee. We played Bingo and enjoyed each others company.

Jackson County Bookmobile Visit

We love our Jackson County Library Bookmobile. Big shout out to Georgia Million, we appreciate all that you do for us. We look forward to seeing you each month.

A Trip to the Store

Our elders took a trip to the Dollar General on the 11th. Shopping is always fun!

 

World Kiss Day

On Saturday, July 6th, our elders recognized World Kiss Day with an art project entitled “A Kiss is Electrifying.” Using a straw, the elders blew water colors in different directions onto a character wearing a big kiss. This made the “hair” appear to stand on end. Our residents enjoyed the activity very much.