Field of Dreams August Look Back
Well, we are finally open and are so excited to get things rolling here at Field of Dreams. We started off on a slow foot, but welcomed our first few residents with warm hearts and open arms. Our residents are beyond excited to begin their new chapter here.
We had a couple of crafts that turned out beautiful! We painted on canvas and created our own abstract pieces with beautiful, vibrant colors. With the leaves slightly beginning to change, we decided we would end our crafts this month with lanterns, mod-podged with leaves the colors of the fall. They were topped with pretty orange flowers and a peaceful tealight inside, to create a tranquil piece for the residents’ rooms.
We tried our first batch of homemade “No Bake Cookies” in our first baking group. We sampled them during our tea party out on our relaxing patio, thanks to the perfect temperatures outdoors we’ve had these last couple weeks. While using real antique, China tea cups and saucers, we sipped on tea and had a few good laughs getting to know one another. We ended the month with a Welcoming Social, to celebrate our first month, with new friends and a decadent ice cream sundae bar! You bet your sweet tooth, we licked our bowls clean!
Some of our residents are quite the competitors as we tried a few rounds of Bean Bag Toss, Catchphrase, and got to know one another by playing Stories from a Hat. We are starting a tally for the top competitors here at Field of Dreams to keep the competition going!
We are so excited for September to bring us the beautiful Autumn colors and more residents to come! We are looking forward to a full menu during our End of Summer, Labor Day Picnic in the beginning of September, followed by many outings, entertainment and new friends and family. If you have any questions or comments for upcoming activities, please contact Jessica Paprocki, Activities Director at (716)543-4200, extension 4215, or email at [email protected]