candlelight

by: Rebecca Taylor

The month of October was action packed at the Wales Home. The beautiful leaves outside made strolling around the building or gazing out the windows very appealing.

 

To begin the month, a dance took place in the main dining room on the 1st in celebration of International Senior’s Day. Our entertainers were Wayne Nutbrown and Friends. Episodes of the Lucy Show (on the 3rd) and the Red Skeleton Show (on the 6th) were enjoyed on the big screen in the living room.  Residents and their drivers enjoyed breakfast at the DeliTrain restaurant on the morning of the 4th. A rummage sale took place on the 4th floor on the morning of the 5th. Confort Elegance… Continue reading

Our 5th annual candlelight evening of memories will take place on Friday, October 14th, 2015 at 7 PM in the main living room of the Wales Home.

In 2012, when we started  this fundraiser, we sold 540 candles and last year we sold 1074, nearly doubling our  sales…This would not be possible without your  support!

These funds have helped the Wales Home Foundation  finance numerous projects including a Sky Factory Image for Norton 2 and equipment for our  Wellness room.

This year our goal is to sell 1100 candles to finance the purchase of a TV Tour system which will allow us to broadcast information to all residents television sets (example: menus, daily… Continue reading

Our 4th annual candlelight evening of memories will take place on Friday, October 9th, 2015 at 7 PM in the main living room of the Wales Home.

Since 2012, the popularity of this event has increased significantly. This year our goal  is to light over 1100 candles!

Each year the contributions from the candlelight evening have been designated towards projects that  enhance a “milieu de vie” for the residents such as: Medical equipment,  three therapeutic elevator door wrappings  for our long term care units, and the installation of a Sky Factory Imagery on one of the dementia units.

The funds generated from this year’s candlelight evening will help finance the creation of a Wellness Room, to… Continue reading