News from Chef Jim’s Kitchen

Allentown Senior Living Food and Beverage ManagerOur big dining event this month is the annual Friends & Family Picnic on Saturday, August 27th. Everyone is invited! The picnic will be outside under the tents with an all-you-can-eat picnic style buffet, funnel cake truck, and entertainment. There is no limit to the number of guests, but please RSVP to our main number so we can be sure to have enough for everyone.

Wednesday patio picnics continue throughout the month, as do our weekly socials.

Please check the dining calendar for great more food events throughout the month. Highlights include:

  • 8/2 – Ice Cream Sandwich Day
  • 8/3 – Watermelon Day
  • 8/6 – Root Beer Float Day
  • 8/10 – S’mores Day
  • 8/18 – Fajita Day
  • 8/20 – Lemonade Day
  • 8/25 – Banana Split Day

-Jim Nimas, Food and Beverage Manager

News from Activities

Allentown Senior Living Activities DirectorAugust is hot, hot, hot!

We’ve got shopping trips and a breakfast excursion in the works. These are great opportunities to shake up the routine and get out for some fun – we promise to keep the air conditioning blasting in the car! Sign-up sheets will be posted on the activity room door.

The highlight for this month is our annual family picnic. Join us on Saturday, August 27th from 11:00 am. to 2:00 pm. under the big tent for a picnic, along with music spun by our DJs, “The Spinners.” The ever popular funnel cake truck will be back, too!

Gentlemen, take note that men’s haircuts are now offered by our regular stylist, who is here every Tuesday and Wednesday to help keep you looking sharp.

As always, please check the daily board for the most up to date information.

-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.

Alzheimer’s Support Group at DevonHouse

image of pineappleDid 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.