Dear Families,  

It is almost time to welcome Spring! We look forward to embracing the season of blooming flowers, chirping birds, and beautiful weather. As Easter approaches, let’s celebrate the joy of new beginnings and cherish special moments with our loved ones. Happy Easter to you and your family!” 

We are excited for live music with Timothy on March 7th at 2:00pm and a very special Ukulele performance on March 13th at 3:00pm! We will celebrating the First Day of Spring with hopes to get our lovely friends outside and soaking up the sun. We will encourage lots of green on St. Patty’s Day! Don’t forget to celebrate the International Day of Happiness on March 20th! Happy Spring! 

Come and join your loved ones for group activities or any time! We would love to see you.

Are you looking for goodies to put in your loved one’s Easter basket this year?  Check out these ideas below. 

  • Gourmet Treats: Include a selection of gourmet snacks such as chocolates, cookies, nuts, or dried fruits. Choose options that cater to any dietary restrictions or preferences. 
  • Tea or Coffee: A variety of tea bags or gourmet coffee can be a delightful addition to the Easter basket. Consider including herbal teas or decaffeinated options for those who prefer them. 
  • Books or Magazines: Choose books or magazines that align with the senior’s interests, whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, puzzles, or hobbies. Large-print editions are ideal for seniors with vision impairments. 
  • Personal Care Items: Include items like scented lotions, hand creams, lip balms, or bath bombs for a relaxing self-care experience. Opt for gentle products suitable for sensitive skin. 
  • Cozy Accessories: Add comfort to their Easter basket with soft blankets, socks, or slippers. Look for items made from warm and breathable materials for extra comfort. 
  • Assistive Devices: Consider practical gifts such as magnifying glasses, easy-grip kitchen utensils, or reachers to assist with daily activities. These items can enhance independence and make tasks easier. 
  • Gardening Supplies: If the senior enjoys gardening, include items like gardening gloves, seeds, small indoor plants, or gardening tools suitable for their needs and abilities. 
  • Sensory Stimulation: Incorporate items that engage the senses, such as essential oils or soothing music CDs. These can promote relaxation and sensory enjoyment. 
  • Craft Kits: Provide creative outlets with craft kits or DIY projects tailored to their interests, such as painting supplies, knitting or crochet kits, or adult coloring books with colored pencils. 
  • Technology Gadgets: Introduce them to technology with simple gadgets like e-readers, digital photo frames preloaded with family photos, or easy-to-use tablets for staying connected with loved ones. 



National Social Work Month  

Join us in celebrating the invaluable contributions of our dedicated social workers as we explore their essential role in providing compassionate care and support to patients during their stay. Read about the top questions Social Workers can help you answer here.


We want to give a huge shout out to our University of Tennessee Knoxville interns Kellar Smith and Avery Collins for giving our residents some extra love! They are majoring in Therapeutic Recreation, and we are lucky to have them for the next couple of months before graduation. They are so special and have the biggest heart!