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We Have Seen The Light!

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Imagine spending your entire day indoors, wearing sunglasses, or having ink spots throughout your field of vision – or even worse – only looking through a pinhole in a black piece of paper.  These are just the tip of the proverbial iceberg when discussing elderly visual acuity. Some suffer from regular aging eyes, some have extreme conditions like Macular Degeneration,…
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A Lunch Outing

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Heritage House Morton – Morton, WA Recently we enjoyed dining out at a local Mexican restaurant. While waiting for our meal, we had fun visiting and taking photos, a great time was had by all.
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Youth Performance

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Easthaven Villa – Yelm, WA Yelm Seventh-day Adventist Church youth group came to perform for our residents. The youth group is led by Janeen Babas, the sister of our resident, Larry Houser. The youth group started raising money to go to Florida to help with hurricane relief; while they were able to raise the funds to got to Florida, unfortunately…
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Happy Holidays

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The Beehive – McCleary, WA Let’s remember this holiday season what is important. Friends, family, and, love. If you don’t have a friend, then be a friend. If you don’t have family then join ours! Nuestra casa es su casa “Our house is your house” From all of us at The Beehive  
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Country Drive

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Riverside Place – Hoquiam, WA We drove the loop around the East Hoquiam road and decided to stop at the local country store, Thompson’s Grocery, for some ice cream. Kim, the clerk, was so touched seeing everyone having such a good time, that she paid for half of our purchase. During our drive we saw chickens, horses, cows, dogs and…
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The Visions We Share

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Hearthside Manor – University Place, WA Lon Cole is a dear friend of Hearthside Manor who also suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. He has offered to share a poem with our readers each month. These poems are from his new book Celebrate Survival. Enjoy! To be young again is a dream come true We learn as we age that life isn’t…
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They’re Back!

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Heritage House Buckley – Buckley, WA Every fall, shortly after the students return to school, Heritage House pairs up with a small group of young adult students from White River High School to work on job and socialization skills. The students assist with setting the dining room for the lunch meal, some light cleaning, and then spend some time with…
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African Drumming

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San Juan Villa – Port Townsend, Last month we walked to the beat of a different drum with a musical group that was new to us at the villa. “Sound Drumming,” lead by Adrienne Robineau. Adrienne brought students and they shared African drumming with us! They provided authentic African instruments allowing the residents to join in. It was a new…
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Ferry Ride and Lunch

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Hearthside Manor – University Place, WA We had a great time on the ferry. Afterwards, we went to the Steilacoom Pub & Grill to have some delicious lunch.
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Michalek Farm Visit

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Heritage House Buckley – Buckley, WA We had a great time at the Michalek Farm! We enjoyed a picnic and got so spoiled with nice weather. They always provide us with the grandest treatment of hot dogs, chips, potato salad, fruit salad, drinks and we can’t forget the baked beans! After lunch we got to tour the farm, what a…
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