22nd May

Living the Values: May 2014

May isn’t quite over yet. So, it would be unfair for me to choose a “Living the Values” winner for this month before it June has arrived! But, I came across a video yesterday that blew me away. Because of

16th May

May is Senior Citizen’s Month

The month of May is Senior Citizen’s Month.  Our senior citizens are very important to us for many reasons and every now and again they need to be reminded of that.  The Cookie Jar Fund would like to challenge you

28th Apr

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month!!

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month   Our Occupational Therapy teams were so creative during the month of April in stepping up to our CJF Cookbook Challenge! Speech Month is just around the corner, and as such, we are

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17th Apr

OT Month Treats at the Richwood

April’s Living Our Values blog winner is The Richwood in LaGrange, KY.  Caryn Weferling, our CM, sent this short article celebrating her staff and patients. The OT staff decided to have our residents make the Crock Pot Candy recipe out

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10th Apr

How Can We Help?

As Spring and Summer set in, there are new occasions for CJF to help those in a time of need.  We want to take this time to mention a couple of our most recent recipients.  We had an employee at

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1st Apr

Four Oaks’ Dancers

This week’s value is Relationships. The Functional Pathways rehab team at Four Oaks Health Care Center in Jonesborough, TN shared a great story about how they are building strong relationships with their patients  and their families, all while providing Elite

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17th Mar


April is just around the corner, and thus the time when OT professionals have an opportunity to educate, instruct and excite people about just what it is you do. We decided to incorporate a fun challenge during OT Month which

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12th Mar

Pass the Cookies, Please

A small act of kindness can go further than you may imagine.  It’s like giving a child a cookie.  The way their face lights up when they see that yummy goodness and knowing how much they’re going to savor and

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24th Feb

Living the Value of Innovation

I want to share a great and innovative idea that is keeping our residents invigorated and excited about our Wellness services at Trinity Hills in Knoxville, TN.  Angela Grant has started the Trinity Hills Winter Olympics!!! Residents are participating in

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18th Feb

Where’s the Love

We’ve added some new faces to the CJF Committee recently. Please join me in welcoming and thanking the following individuals who donate their time to the CJF: Angel Knorr-Committee Chair/Founder Marcus Miller-Contributions Chair Sheila Capitosti Contributions Co-Chair Kelli Douglas-Special Events