News from Chef Jim’s Kitchen

Allentown Senior Living Food and Beverage ManagerSeptember kicks off with a Labor Day celebration. On Labor Day, we’ll have picnic out on the patio and in the dining room. Then, on Wednesday, September 7th, our patio picnic will be for the gentlemen only, as we fire up the grill for a corn roast using corn delivered by Newhard Farms.

Our Friday afternoon socials continue, alternating ice cream socials and wine & cheese. Please see the dining calendar for more great events!
Highlights include:

  • 9/3 International Bacon Day
  • 9/13 Peanut Day
  • 9/22 Ice Cream Cone Day
  • 9/29 Coffee Day

-Jim Nimas, Food and Beverage Manager

News from Activities

Allentown Senior Living Activities DirectorSeptember starts with an outdoor concert on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. The last of our evening concert series is Tuesday, September 6th. After that, live music will be on Tuesday afternoons either indoors or outdoors, depending on the weather.

Did you know that our Men’s Club meets every Wednesday afternoon now? Activities alternate between food-themed socials and activities like cornhole, woodworking crafts, and reminiscence groups. There is something for everyone!

Our first Men’s Club meeting this month is a corn roast on the back patio, featuring local corn from Newhard Farms, the family farm of DevonHouse resident Jean Newhard.

Speaking of local treats, our Wine & Cheese social on Friday, September 16th features wines from Cardinal Hollow Winery. This is not to be missed!

-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.