Shady Lane News & Events

News & Events

Nurse Assistant Week

Happy Nurse Assistant Week It’s National Nursing Assistant Week! This is a week to celebrate the work that nursing support staff does in caring for others. We want to give a special shout out to our nursing assistants at Shady Lane. Our residents are lucky to have such caring, passionate,

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National Senior Health and Fitness Day

National Senior Health and Fitness Day Today is National Senior Health and Fitness Day!  Most people think the only way to be active is through structured exercise; however, that is not true. There are many ways that seniors can stay active. Any kind of physical game or activity that has you

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Benefit of Massage Therapy

Benefits of Massage Therapy We are so grateful to partner with Theresa Falvey, owner of State of Grace LLC, to be able to offer hand massages to our residents. Below, Theresa explains the benefits of massage for the elderly. “I believe all humans deserve to have connection via Massage Therapy but

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month According to a survey conducted by the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, “Nearly 1 in 5 American adults will have a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year”. Since 1949, Mental Health America has observed May as Mental Health Month, with

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Easter at Shady Lane

Easter at Shady Lane    This past week, we had a lot of fun celebrating Easter at Shady Lane. The residents enjoyed egg decorating, live music from a group of talented musician from the community, and a visit from the Easter Bunny! 

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National Stress Awareness Month

National Stress Awareness Month April is National Stress Awareness Month, and for most of us, stress is unavoidable. Lucky for us, there are many ways to prevent and manage it. Exercise – Exercise promotes the release of feel-good endorphins in the brain, leading to feelings of happiness. Something as simple

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March Madness

March Madness at Shady Lane     Many people agree that March Madness should be a national holiday. Here at Shady Lane, we agree with them. Our residents decided to give March Madness their best shot (pun intended). We had a number of sharp shooters in this bunch which made

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St. Patrick’s Day

Feeling Lucky at Shady Lane We are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day today with many fun themed activities. The resident will be making their own mint green ice cream sundaes with sprinkles, chocolate syrup, and whipped cream. Lots of laughs will be had during the leprechaun gold coin toss game. St.

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Mardi Gras Celebration

Add Your Heading Text Here This week the residents are celebrating Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday! As part of their Mardi Gras, residents were able to guess how many beaded necklaces were in a vase. Those who guessed correctly will be able to pick a prize! We also had a

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How Do You Know The Timing is Right?

Signs it’s Time for Assisted Living        It’s never an easy decision to look into assisted living. It can be for yourself, or a loved one, but the challenge is still the same. Your asking yourselves the same main question: “Is now really the right time?” There are a

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Valentine’s Day Celebration

Spreading the Love, Thanks to Our Community This Valentine’s Day we were able to have an amazing celebration! Thanks to our very generous community, we were able to give every resident a flower, and card. Of course, what is Valentine’s day without Chocolates? Those residents who are able to have

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How Being Organized Can Change Your Life

The Unseen Benefits of Organization It is never too late to tackle your home’s organization. Did you know that decluttering can do more for your health? Check out these health benefits of being organized:   Boost your energy and productivity – A messy area can make you feel confused, overwhelmed, or

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