Morning Pointe Celebrates "Candy Month"

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Residents Rita Biamonte and Sarah Stanley
Residents Rita Biamonte and Sarah Stanley

There are many reasons why people are excited about the month of June such as warmer weather, fun events and family vacations, to name a few. But it's also Candy Month, and Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford residents are ready for sweet surprises. The seniors at the assisted living community are savoring their favorite childhood candies, while trying today's trendy treats.

In celebration of Candy Month, the residents have set up their own "candy shop" in the activity room at Morning Pointe, as peers can stop by to sample bites at their leisure.

Morning Pointe celebrates the precious memories of seniors with activities that make each day sweeter as part of the life enrichment program.

Residents Arlene Burdette and Lillian Samuel
Residents Arlene Burdette and Lillian Samuel

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