Staff Birthdays

— We are so grateful for the staff here at Woodcrest and wanted to highlight some of the staff birthdays we celebrated last month! Thank you so much for all you do and for sharing your special days with us!

Staff Highlight

— This month we are so excited to introduce you to Richie! Richie has been at Woodcrest for almost a year now as the maintenance assistant. The residents love having Richie in the facility and are grateful to have someone who they can rely on to help with anything they need fixed! When Richie was asked... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— Hello Everyone, As we are entering the month of being thankful, I just wanted to send my gratitude out to all the Woodcrest families, workers and residents who make our building a joy to be at! I am so grateful for everything that makes our building function and grateful for everyone’s patience through the past... Read More

Cappuccino vs. Espresso

— Being a coffee lover often involves drinking many types of coffee products, such as espresso, cappuccino, regular coffee, lattes or café au lait. However, one aspect of coffee that many people get wrong is that they think cappuccino and espresso are the same drink. They are each distinctly different and celebrated on separate days in... 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

Mental Health Awareness and Prevention: World Mental Health Day is October 10

— Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Although the terms are often used interchangeably, poor... Read More

Wear Something Gaudy!

— Wear Something Gaudy Day was born in the 1970s when television’s Three’s Company character Larry Dallas (played by actor Richard Kline) displayed an excellent example of flashy, eccentric, over-the-top fashions. During the show’s run, Larry continued to wear zany, clashing colors, and outlandish outfits, creating a one-of-a-kind fashion icon! Another standout gaudy outfit from the... Read More

Artist of the Month

— We would like to take this time to recognize Angela A. for being Septembers Artist of the Month. She painted a beautiful butterfly from a blank wooden butterfly! Thank you for sharing your art with us Angela and brightening everyone’s day!

What’s up with Woodford

— It’s been a while since we have done an update on Woodford! We wanted to introduce Woodford to our new residents as you have yet to meet him and update everyone else who already loves him on how he has been! Woodford is our facility dog. While not in the center, he has been loving... Read More