Veterans from The Landmark Center and Blue Ridge Therapy Connection joined teachers and students, along with community veterans, for the annual Veterans Day Program at Stuart Elementary School, November 9, 2018. In the afternoon, members of Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, from Martinsville, honored the veterans with a pinning ceremony.
November 12, 2018, The Landmark Center welcomed Sandra Warren, author of the book, We Bought a WWII Bomber, The Untold Story of a Michigan High School, a B-17 Bomber, And the Blue Ridge Parkway! She shared the true story of the patriotism of home front America during WWII and answered the mystery of the missing B-17 Bomber.
Bus trips have included a trip to Eden, NC., where the residents enjoyed pizza for lunch, November 13, and on November 15, residents attended an adult coloring class at the local library. November 20, residents ate lunch in Mount Airy, NC.
Residents joined Beth Ford, Historical Services Assistant, and volunteer, Becki Turner, both from Reynolds Homestead, for the Art Fusion Discussion Group, November 13. The theme for the day was “What was in your first stocking?” The residents were shown postcards featuring Santa Clause from the late 1800s and early 1900s. A brief history of Santa was presented to the group by Becki Turner. These items brought about discussion and memories were shared by the residents. Once again, the program was excellent.
November resident and staff birthdays were celebrated on November 16, at the monthly birthday party. Everyone enjoined cake, ice cream, and punch.
Family and friends, along with the residents, celebrated Thanksgiving a little early at the Thanksgiving Pie Social, November 18.
The senior cosmetology class from Patrick County High School, provided manicures for our residents, November 20, 2018. It is always a joy when the young people join us at The Landmark Center.
December blood pressure schedule:
12/03: Lowe’s Foods in Stuart, 11:00-1:00
12/10: Ararat Fellowship Church, 10:30-11:30
12/11: Step Building in Stuart, 10:30-11:30
12/13: Patrick County Seniors at the Rotary Building in Stuart, 10:30-11:30
12/18: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting at The Landmark Center, 12:00-1:00
12/28: Meadows of Dan Community Building, 11:00-12:00
Until next time, see you at Landmark!