Celebrating National Nursing Home Week


Connie Kingery, activities director at Abbyshire Place, pictured with Gallia County Commissioner Brent Saunders.


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Residents and staff of Abbyshire Place gather outside for a red, white, and blue balloon release.


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This Monday was the start of National Nursing Home Week for the residents and staff of Abbyshire Place.

Opening ceremonies were held with a proclamation read and presented to Abbyshire Place by Brent Saunders, Gallia County Commissioner.

In honor of this year’s theme, “The Spirit of America,” residents and staff gathered outside for a red, white, and blue balloon release.

This week of celebration is meant to highlight the bond between residents and staff. Activities for National Nursing Home Week will include: all day bingo, a cake walk, and more, to be enjoyed by residents, their families, and the staff of Abbyshire Place.

Submitted by Abbyshire Place.

Connie Kingery, activities director at Abbyshire Place, pictured with Gallia County Commissioner Brent Saunders.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_5.18-PPR-Abby-1.jpgConnie Kingery, activities director at Abbyshire Place, pictured with Gallia County Commissioner Brent Saunders. Wilma Gooch/OVP

Residents and staff of Abbyshire Place gather outside for a red, white, and blue balloon release.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_5.18-PPR-Abby-2.jpgResidents and staff of Abbyshire Place gather outside for a red, white, and blue balloon release. Wilma Gooch/OVP
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