Thankfully we were first in line for COVID-19 vaccinations in Iowa. Many of us in the community have already received our vaccines. However, if you are not first in line or missed your opportunity to get vaccinated here in the community, you must do everything you can to get vaccinated or complete your vaccination course. [...]
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Lots of Love This Month! We had a great first month of the year. With some fun movie nights and yummy popcorn, we’ve kicked this year off right. Our New Years’ celebrations were quite wonderful as well. Thank you all for joining in on the festivities! Our vaccination rollout has been [...]
If you think about it, much of the care we provide here at Arbor Springs shares similarities to everyday habits. Positive and healthy activities performed regularly to improve the lives of those we care for — we do that all the time. So as we enter the new year and look for ways to make [...]
Continuing to be active, engaged, and health-minded is so vital at any stage of life, but it is crucial for aging adults and seniors. Keeping a regular routine for activity and exercise is the key to maintaining, and even improving, the health and well-being of ourselves and our loved ones. Staying active and involved is [...]
Ring In The New Year!!! Happy New Year!! Goodbye 2020! We had a wonderful Christmas and holiday celebration. Thank you all for bringing joy and cheer to our holiday and respecting how we had to change things up a bit. We want to thank you for your patience and commitment to [...]
After a long road and much sacrifice, it seems that the COVID-19 vaccine is finally here! While we still need to be very cautious, there is a good reason for hope and celebration. Furthermore, even with this happy news, there is still much work to be done. To make sure we are all on the [...]
As you may know, we have fully integrated Montessori-Based Dementia Programming into our care here at Arbor Springs. This means most of our activities and many other things we do with our community members are structured around the Montessori method. You've probably heard a lot about Montessori from us and have a basic understanding of [...]
It's All About The Journey We are so thankful for everyone who made our Thanksgiving special this year. We know it was difficult with our restrictions, but our family here at Arbor has never been stronger. There was still some fun to be had and some good food to be shared [...]
That's Quite A Pump-Cat!!! Wow, October was fun! We had a scary good Halloween with all of our community members! Everyone dressed up and was a good sport about our social distancing for the holiday. Halloween wasn’t the only big event we had. Our Annual Art Show was a great success, [...]
Over the last few months, we’ve spent a lot of time in the garden here at Arbor Springs. While we’ve had many successes, we’ve also learned a few lessons. I’d like to take a moment and share some of what we’ve learned. Hopefully, you, too, can find the joy of gardening with your loved one [...]