The Life Care Center of Greeneville group at the parade downtown

Residents and associates at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, enjoyed a lot of fun during National Skilled Nursing Care Week, May 13-19, 2018.

 

The American Health Care Association sponsors the week each year to increase awareness of skilled nursing and rehab centers and showcase how they provide an environment of security and quality of life.

 

The week kicked off on Sunday, May 13, with a Mother’s Day tea.

 

On Monday, May 14, residents and associates joined those from four other local skilled nursing and rehab centers for a parade in downtown Greeneville. Residents also enjoyed Native American storytelling in the afternoon.

 

The stories continued on Tuesday, May 15, with storytelling by Bill Wight. Later in the day, the facility hosted a family dinner celebration with entertainer Lightnin’ Charlie.

 

On Wednesday, May 16, residents enjoyed tie-dyeing shirts and snacking on deep-fried Oreos

 

Thursday, May 17, was Staff Day with a staff cookout and games, as well as a performance by Central Ballet.

 

The fun came to a big finish on Friday, May 18. In the morning, residents and associates enjoyed a dessert contest and bake sale, while the afternoon featured a send-off party for the community, complete with a food truck, music and a classic car show.

 

“This year’s theme was Celebrating Life’s Stories, which gave us the opportunity to honor and show tribute to our residents, families, staff and volunteers for the stories they have and the imprint they have made on others,” said Misty Key, executive director. “We love to share and hear the proud moments and events everyone took part in!”