12 Days of Christmas

The stakeholders are celebrating 12 days of Christmas, on 12/08/2017 the 4th day it was finding Buddy the Elf. Stakeholders run around the facility trying to find the 24 Elves and the locations. The residents and stakeholders had a wonderful time just to see who will find all the Elves first. On 12/09/2017was the 5th day, it was pajama day and Christmas trivia. Stakeholders had pages of Christmas Trivia, lets see who knows more about the Christmas Holiday. Good Luck to all Stakeholders who participate and I hope everyone wins a prize. Merry Christmas to all.

Having Fun With Volunteers

Senior Line Dancers came in 12/01/2017, and we had Steele Ladies Motorcycle club and Professional Nair Care on 12/03/2017. We want to thank everyone for visiting and making our resident smile and happy.

Honoring our Chaplin and Dietician

On October 18, 2017, Signature HealthCARE of Bowling Green honored the Chaplin and Dietician. Chaplin Randy Wells comes in early every morning helps out on the floor, he passes out breakfast and lunch trays and he helps out in the kitchen, plus does 2 to 3 activities per week with the residents. Chaplin Wells is always there when we need him. He is there for our residents and stakeholders. Hillary Ensminger RD has always been there to help the activity department. Hillary always makes our shirts for special occasions. When the activity department has special events she will always make us desserts. Hillary loves the residents and stakeholders. They both are wonderful people that always put others first!

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Hall of Fame 2015

On October 15, 2015, Signature HealthCARE of Bowling Green hosted its annual Hall of Fame. Residents, family, friends and stakeholders joined together to honor two very special people, Linda Synder and Zelda Carney. Linda worked at SHC of Bowling Green for 27 years, and has been a resident for the last three years.

Zelda Carney is a stakeholder who has worked hard and never turns anyone down that needs help. When you ask, she is there and ready. We all joined together that day to remember the memories and fun times we share. We honor these two people because they are special.

Nashville Zoo Mania

Staff and residents from Nashville Community Care & Rehabilitation Center at Bordeaux, Signature HealthCARE of Bowling Green, Signature HealthCARE of Clarksville, and Signature HealthACRE of Madison enjoyed an eventful “Senior Day” at the Nashville Zoo!

The crew kept busy by working their way through the terrain of the zoo, hearing zookeepers speak about the different animals like the macaws and the giraffes.

There were so many great sights to take in on this warm autumn day, and the residents were antsy to see it all. Everybody joined together for a picnic lunch, and then went back to exploring. It was a great day of fun in the sun!

Nashville Senior Olympics

Nashville held our first ever Signature HealthCARE Senior Olympics at Nashville Community Care and Rehabilitation Center at Bordeaux. Bordeaux hosted four other Signature facilities which included Signature HealthCARE of Bowling Green, Cleveland, Columbia, and Madison.

Each building brought six residents to enjoy a little friendly competition in events like the ADL Challenge, Wii Bowling, Cornhole, Shot Put, Trivia, and Wheelchair races. The residents enjoyed a motivational speech from Judge Rachel Bell, who is the Nashville General Sessions judge.

Judge Bell is a huge advocate for the Bordeaux community, and he was excited to speak at our event. The residents were also motivated by cheers and a dance performance by cheerleaders from Pearl Cohn Magnet High School. Our first “Signature’s Got Talent” Winner, April Ashley, belted out the National Anthem to kick-off the games.

The top three teams were awarded trophies with the hometown favorite, Bordeaux, taking gold, Bowling Green taking silver, and Madison taking home bronze. The “Most Spirited” award went to SHC of Columbia, the “Most Creative Banner” went to SHC of Cleveland, and the “Sportsmanship Award” went to SHC of Bowling Green. But one resident said, “Everyone really won today!”

The teams shared many memories and laughs while dancing to the Nae Nae, the Wobble and performing a little karaoke. Many new friendships were made while old friends were able to reunite. This was truly a day of togetherness, friendship and family with a little friendly competition mixed in. Thanks for making the trek through Nashville traffic to join such a momentous occasion.

Special Thanks goes to AMR, Chandler Watson, The Ambassadors Golf Club of Columbia, and Avalon Hospice for donating snacks and food for the event. Thank you Judge Rachel Bell, Pearl Cohn High School Cheerleaders, Kernel Dave-our DJ extroardinaire, Melissa Spencer, Chaplain Bill Smith from SHC of Madison for our opening prayer, Chaplain Dwayne Lowe from SHC of Bowling Green for our closing prayer, Donna Reed for being our photographer, and our regional and facility volunteers.

Ashley Graham, Regional Quality of Life Director