How thankful we are that it is spring! A recent activity was to tell what the word spring made you think of. Below are some of our participant comments.
Carol C – Rebirth
Ted R. – Melting snow
Laura P. – Warmer weather
Elsie R. – The robins return, the geese head north and the days are longer
Sadie D. – The dandelions are back (did you know that the dandelions are the first source of food for the bees?)
Lynn T – Flowers bloom
Betty E. – Apple blossoms
David B. – The snow melts
Ellie G. – Tulips and Lilacs
Ronnie M. – New beginnings for all living creatures
Quincy S. – Spring reminds me of good times – winter is over
David A. – Warmth
Patrick R. – Being able to walk around in places you can’t in the winter.
Martin Kemple is hosting a six week program on Therapeutic Life Skills for Elders which began on April 1st. He is at PI every Tuesday morning for a ninety minute program. This program provides a revolutionary approach to growing older. Activities for this program include cooking, gardening, art, music, movement, storytelling and much more.
To celebrate World Pet Day in April, participants made cards and dog biscuits for the Barre Animal Hospital. We donated several old dishcloths and towels to the Humane Society for use in their cat and small dog cages and for general cleaning and some dog biscuits too!