In honor of National Nursing Home Week, a wide variety of entertainment and programs were offered at Gardenside long-term care. On Wednesday, May 13, Linda Garcia, a speaker sponsored by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment and the State of Nebraska, told stories about Abuelas and Abuelos (grandmothers and grandfathers.) Residents also were given the opportunity to try Mexican breads.
Earlier in the week, students in Maryann Johnson’s Spanish II class did presentations for the residents on Hispanic culture. Programs included a wide variety of topics – such as soccer, salsa dancing, Cuba, and more.
National Nursing Home Week was May 10-16. The theme was “Bring on the Fiesta!”More