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Halcyon House News

Oct 13, 2017

Retired Minister Kitch Shatzer provided the weekly service to Halcyon House residents this past Sunday. The sermon was titled “When You’re Rejected.” Scripture from Matthew 21:33-46 was shared with those in attendance.

Eva Gallagher, a “First Friend” mentor, invited new resident Gladys Carson to Timmins for lunch this week. Halcyon House “First Friend” mentors very graciously take time to give our new residents a tour of the campus and talk about the weekly activity calendar. They invite new residents to lunch, Halcyon activities, exercise classes, and coffee.

Line dancing classes resumed this week on the newly installed flooring in the Morrison Center. Those attending included: Connie and Denny Sorrell, Greta Embree, Carol Miller, Carol Peoples, Linda Lowe and Miriam Pacha among others. A Beginning Line Dancing class will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. starting on Nov. 7 in the Morrision Center.

Chair Yoga is back and taught by Melissa Turner, Certified Yoga Instructor. The class includes: stretching, breathing, finding your inner peace. This class is wonderful for helping attendees gain more flexibility, strength, improve posture and balance.

The Caregiver Support Group will meet on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. in the Morrison Center. The group will be facilitated by Susan Wellington and Tracy Laws. The topic this month will be a review by Don Kline of the book “Losing My Mind” by Thomas Debaggio, part 2. Great information and conversation for caregivers. Everyone is welcome!

Scott Kent, son of Loretta and Don Gardener, came from Chicago to visit for a few days with Don and Loretta. While Scott was here they ate out with friends.

Lois Greiner attended “The King and I,” with Patty Stutzman and a couple of other friends. They also enjoyed dinner together in Iowa City.

Ethel Hendrickson enjoyed a visit from her younger sister and nephew. They traveled from Texas to spend time with Ethel.

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