National Assisted Living Week Is Celebrated At Morning Pointe In Hixson And Collegedale

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Morning Pointe of Hixson will celebrate National Assisted Living Week with several events.

Homemade Wellness

Sept. 9

2 p.m. Muscle Therapy & Herbal Tea (massages from Chatanooga. Massage Institute)

3:30 p.m.  Homemade Scrubs & Creams with a Girl Scout Troop

6:15 p.m. Grandparent’s Day

Family Reunion w/ grandchildren and great-grandchildren (music, outdoor games, balloon twister, snow cones, dessert)

Homemade Expressions
Sept. 10

10:30 a.m. Trip to Art Exhibit & Rug Hooking Demonstration at Civic Center

2 p.m. Show-N-Tell (residents show their own handmade crafts, projects, etc and share with each other)

3:30 p.m. Express Yourself! (Paint the Town Pottery for residents, families and staff)

Homemade Goodness

Sept. 11 

12 p.m. Lunch with Fire Department (Patriot Day honor)

Spirit Day

Sept. 12 

12 p.m. Silly Socks Contest

3 p.m. We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do (Hixson Cheerleaders and band join us for the afternoon and perform)

7 p.m. Senior Idol

Events at The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale, 9300 Messinger Lane, Ooltewah, are as follows:

Monday    

Mayor John Turner, Collegedale- signing of official National Assisted Living Week Proclamation

Tea for Tots- Children to enjoy bubbles &  face painting  by clowns  

Pottery demonstration

Donut making demonstration

Tuesday               

Football Time and Team Spirit –Dress in your team’s jersey

Pizza making demonstration

Cheerleading performance

Wednesday        

Chili Cook Off- Lantern Directors

Cake decorating demonstration

Thursday             

Western Day - Dress up western style

Line Dance Performance

Friday                    

Cookout for community and families

Door prizes

Live music

Homemade ice cream party


Call 423 396-4700 for more details and times.




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