Notices for Cottagers
Please remember to wear a mask when maintenance personnel stop by to perform routine maintenance and work requests in your cottage. It is our priority to protect the health of not only our staff, but you as well. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Dolbeare at 217-223-8717 ext. 4235.

Weekly COVID-19 Testing
There will be weekly COVID-19 testing for Good Samaritan Home internal residents and employees until further notice, as advised by the Adams County Health Department.

Meal Delivery
Due to the circumstances of the facility-wide weekly testing and the rising positive cases of COVID-19 in Adams County, meal deliveries to cottages have been postponed until further notice.

Health Tips
· Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water
· Avoid crowds of 10 or more people  · Avoid touching your face
· Clean and disinfect surfaces around your home frequently
· Take care of your mental health, too – get plenty of sleep, stretch if possible, and take time to do an activity you enjoy

Activity Calendar

***All schedules are subject to suddenly change without notice***

Sunday, August 9
9:00   Worship Service – Channel 3
9:30   Movie TBD – Channel 3

Monday, August 10
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
11:30 Exercise – Channel 3
1:30   Rosary – Channel 3

Tuesday, August 11
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
11:30 Exercise – Channel 3
1:00   Seagrass Science – Channel 3

Wednesday, August 12
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
10:00 Virtual Entertainment TBD – Channel 3
11:30 Exercise – Channel 3

Thursday, August 13
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
10:00 Catholic Mass – Channel 3\
11:30 Exercise – Channel 3
1:00   Exploring a Northern Elephant Seal Rookery at Hearst San Simeon State Park – Channel 3

Friday, August 14
9:00   Devotions (Where’s the Chaplain?) – Channel 3
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
11:30 Exercise – Channel 3
2:00   Room to Room Ice Cream Delivery

Saturday, August 15
8:30   Room to Room Cart – Facility-wide goodie delivery
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3
1:00   Room to Room Cart

All neighborhoods have separate activity schedules which can be found posted in the neighborhood.

Senior Learning Network
Tuesday, August 11@ 1 pm– From the Texas Park Wildlife Coastal Fisheries Division, go live on location and learn about the seagrass in coastal areas.

Thursday, August 13 @ 1 pm– Explore the Northern Elephant Seal Rookey at Hearst San Simeon State Park.

Where’s the Chaplain?
A unique take on Where’s Waldo with our very own Chaplain Josh! Each week, Chaplain Josh will be delivering Devotions from an unknown location. It is up to you to guess where he is! Keep track of your guesses each day, Monday through Friday, and turn them in to your Activity Aide on Friday for a chance to win a prize! Have fun and good luck!

Mindful Meditations
Enjoy a program of mindful meditations dedicated to helping you experience inner peace and calmness. Starting Monday, August 10th, Mindful Meditations will be broadcasted Monday – Friday on Channel 3 at 9:30 am.

Laugh for the Week

What time does a duck wake up?

The quack of dawn

Weekly Inspiration

“Don’t count the days; make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali

Prayer Request & Scripture

James 1:27
“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God The Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.”

Residents: McReynolds Center
Staff: Admissions – Sarah; Cindy, Jody, and Sheryl

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June 3, 2021 Good Samaritan Home has not had any new COVID-19 positive cases in employees or residents since our last notification letter. At this time, your loved one’s neighborhood has not been quarantined. We stand by our commitment to the health and safety of our residents and staff. We continue to take precautions, which…