Getting Bored is Not Allowed

Featuring: Marsy Shattuck, Resident Services Program Coordinator, Knollwood Life Plan Community As a child, you may have read Eloise, the well-loved children’s book which chronicles the adventures of its eponymous heroine. Eloise is a precocious six-year-old girl who...

Cultural Heritage That Honors Our Elders

Featuring Denise Cox, Hospice and Home Healthcare Manager, Arosa If you’ve been keeping up with Jared Diamond (author, anthropologist and UCLA geography Professor), you may have listened to his TED talk on how different cultures in traditional and modern societies...

Greeters, Greenery, Gadgetry — and Gratitude

Our community hospital is extraordinary. It was designed by the architect who created the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. The main reception area is light and spacious with skylights and a dome-covered 40-foot koi pond. Large...

The Kindness of Strangers

Featuring: Nancy Smith, Transportation, Knollwood Life Plan Community We’ve all heard the parable of the Good Samaritan, the story about a traveler on his way to Jerusalem who is attacked by robbers, stripped of his clothes, beaten and left half dead on the road.  A...

You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup

Featuring: Sudi Rodway, Recreational Therapist, Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home As the COVID-19 virus ran its course through the country, it put incredible pressure on patients and residents in the nation’s hospitals and long-term care facilities. Older adults were...