Veterans Day

— Shady Lawn would like to take a moment to thank all veterans for their service and show our appreciation for everything they have done for our country. Our residents celebrated and honored our facility veteran family consisting of Winford M., Clinton T., Jason R. “J.J.”, and Willie J. Some residents and staff sent out messages... Read More

Halloween Highlights

— Shady Lawn residents and staff had a fun filled Halloween by enjoying a party with music, games, a costume contest, pumpkin painting, and of course yummy treats. We then had window visits with the trick-or-treaters that came to our facility. We love and appreciate our little community we call home!

Winter Wellness Tips

— Instead of picking up a cup of hot chocolate to keep yourself warm, try an herbal beverage. The cold air and indoor heaters can dry out your skin. Make sure to drink at least 8 glasses of water each day and use moisturizers throughout winter. Buy some indoor plants to soften up the dry atmosphere... Read More

The Gift of Inner Peace and Less Stress

— There is a great need for peace in the world today. We can sometimes be captivated by violent and negative events shown in the media, but how do these unsettling situations affect peace on a local or individual level? Do you need more peace in your life? Many people would answer yes. Creating peace in... Read More

Overcome Your Winter Blues

— Did you know… 50 to 60 percent of Americans are affected by winter blues? This loss of happiness is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). There is a broad spectrum of symptoms that can be attributes to the shift in attitude that may include restlessness, insomnia, weight gain, and sadness. Here are a few things... Read More

Handwashing Awareness Week: December 6-12, 2021

— According to the Centers for Disease (CDC), handwashing is the most important thing you can do to keep from getting sick. Follow five simple and effective steps: Wet, Soap, Scrub, Rinse, Dry to reduce the spread of illness and help stay healthy. Here are some common handwashing question and answers: Why should I use soap... Read More

Success Story

— “Hooray! Lori B. went home today! We are so pleased that one of our beloved residents was able to return home with her family today. Lori came to Shady Lawn three months ago with a plan to return home after some rehab. Lori struggled a bit at first, but then she worked hard and met... Read More

Practice Perfect Pronunciation on November 8: Tongue Twister Day

— Improve your language skills and have a laugh on Tongue Twister Day! Tongue twisters are silly, usually alliterative, repetitive phrases of various lengths, used to warm up vocal cords and facial muscles, enhance enunciation and ultimately gain perfect pronunciation. Have fun by challenging your friends and family with these tricky tongue-twisters. The flubs sound funny... Read More

Take Your Pick– of all things Pickle!

— The word “pickle” comes from the German word pόkel, meaning salt or brine, which are two very important parts in the pickling process. Pickling dates back centuries and it has remained a steadfast method of preserving foods over a long period of time. Early settlers used this process to preserve foods, especially over the winter... Read More

Gratitude Pie Craft

— Supplies Paper plate Construction paper Markers Scissors 1 round fastener Instructions Cut a circle from the construction paper that is 1 ½ inches smaller than the paper plate. Decorate this circle as your favorite pie. Be creative! Cut a slice from this pie paper. Attach your “pie” to the plate with the fastener in the... Read More