News & Views from Campus: June 30-July 6, 2019

Aquatic Therapy Classes

Written by: Christine Broeker, Rehab Secretary

Did you know that Good Samaritan Home has an indoor pool? In the Watson Aquatic Center, we offer warm water aquatic group classes that consist of simple range of motion exercises done at your own pace. These classes are led by a qualified instructor and would be a great asset to your health and fitness. Our program comes highly recommended by local physicians! To participate in these classes, you must be able to do the following:

  • Be able to get your self in and out of the building.
  • Dress and undress yourself.
  • Be able to stand in water up to 4 feet for about 1 hour while doing the exercises. You need not be able to swim.

To be able to participate in the course, it is required that we have a signed order from your doctor stating it is okay for you to be in the warm water pool. You will need to bring this with you to your first class meeting. Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the following times: 7:30-8:30 am, 9:15-10:15 am, or 11:00 am-noon. Current registration fees are $25 for 10 visits for cottagers and $35 for 10 visits for others.

If you have any questions regarding the pool, please contact Christine Broeker at 223-8717 ext. 4201.

Activities Calendar

Sunday, June 30
9:00 am: Worship Service: Rev. Richard Martin, Chapel
2:00 pm: Trivia Surprise, Eastbrook Lane

Monday, July 1
9:00 am: Devotions: The Crossing, Chapel
9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
1:30 pm: Rosary, Chapel
6:30 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Tuesday, July 2
9:00 am: Devotions: Rev. Henry Pratt, Chapel
9:30 am: County Market Shopping**
9:30 am: Odin & Ranger, Social Room
Newfoundland dogs, Odin & Ranger, along with their humans Bob & Sue Mitchell come visit.
9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
1:30 pm: One Country Gent, Social Room
2:45 pm: Bingo, Town Hall
6:30 pm: iPad Games, Social Room

Wednesday, July 3
9:00 am: Devotions: Rev. Tim White, Chapel
9:00 am: Hy-Vee Shopping**
9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
1:00 pm: Pony Tail Canasta, Knapheide Room
1:00 pm: Foose Sing-a-long, Foose Center
1:15 pm: Aldi’s Shopping**
1:30 pm: Dominoes, Bartley Room

Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day!
9:00 am: Devotions: Rev. Mike Duffy, Chapel
9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
2:00 pm: Game Day with Sande, Eastbrook Lane

Friday, July 5
9:00 am: Devotions: Rev. Kyle Frink, Chapel
9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
2:45 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Saturday, July 6
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
2:00 pm: Singing in the Rain Dance Class with Kate Fruehling, Social Room

** Please sign-up for this activity at the Front Desk
All activities are subject to change. Games and cards are available for use anytime in the Bartley Room.

Schedule Change
Please note that because of the holiday on Thursday, there will not be Catholic Mass this week.

Ice Cream Cart
Look out for the Ice Cream Cart, visiting a unit near you throughout the day on Friday!

Prayer Request & Scripture

This week we are praying for the residents in Sunny Dale and for the Nursing Support staff. 

Our Scripture of the Week is Psalm 18:20-24 (The Message): “God made my life complete when I placed all the pieces before him. When I got my act together, he gave me a fresh start. Now I’m alert to God’s ways; I don’t take God for granted. Every day I review the ways he works; I try not to miss a trick. I feel put back together, and I’m watching my step. God rewrote the text of my life when I opened the book of my heart to his eyes.”

Weekly Inspiration

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. – Og Mandino

Bye Bye Birdie

Quincy Community Theatre has invited us to a preview performance of Bye-Bye Birdie on Wednesday, July 17th.

If you are driving yourself, sign up at the front desk by Thursday, July 12th. If you are riding the bus, sign up by calling Sally in Activities at ext. 4227 by Thursday, July 12th. Cost for this outing is $5 per person.

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