News from Chef Jim’s Kitchen
November means Thanksgiving! We are celebrating Thanksgiving here at DevonHouse with a feast on the holiday, Thursday November 25th. The Thanksgiving menu features traditional favorites like roasted turkey with all the fixings, pumpkin pie, and more.
If you plan on being away from DevonHouse for the Thanksgiving meal, please let us know so we can plan accordingly.
Our alternating Wine & Cheese and Ice Cream Socials continue each Friday through November.
The special dining events this month include:
11/1 – Chicken Sandwich Day
11/3 – Sandwich Day
11/9 – Peanut Butter Day
11/14 – Pickle Day
11/23 – Espresso Day
-Jim Nimas, Food and Beverage Manager
News from Activities
November is time for Veterans Day and more. Our first event honoring veterans is on November 9th. The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum will visit with an informative presentation on the World War II B-17 pilot program.
On Veterans Day we are hosting a veterans’ memorial service in conjunction with Compassionate Care Hospice. The service is open to all residents. A private luncheon for DevonHouse veterans only will follow.
We’re also welcoming the Parkland High School “Strolling Strings” for a little something different. Our arts calendar includes a painting class with Judy, too. Please sign up in advance!
Are you a WWII veteran? A local organization is meeting with and recording the memories and stories of WWII veterans. Please contant me to coordinate.
-Melissa Bartynski, Director of Activities
P.S. You can see more about the activities our residents enjoy on our facebook page. Schedule highlights for the month are here.
Did you know that DevonHouse hosts in-person groups for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s?
The Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter offers support groups for caregivers of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Groups are hosted by DevonHouse Senior Living and Laura Crossan, DevonHouse Director of Sales and Marketing and Certified Dementia Practitioner. Meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 am at the Emmaus Public Library.
Support groups offer a safe place for caregivers, family, and friends of people with dementia to find support, exchange information, talk through challenges, and learn about community resources. For more information and to register, please contact Laura Crossan at 610-967-1100, or register online here.