Time to ‘adopt’ a nursing home resident

first_img You Might Like Three men arrested for burglary Three men were arrested this week within minutes of two suspected burglaries. In the first incident, a Troy Police officer… read more Time to ‘adopt’ a nursing home resident Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Book Nook to reopen Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell Print Article Sponsored Content Latest Stories Skipcenter_img Email the author Churches, clubs, organizations and individuals were invited to participate in Troy Health and Rehab’s Adopt-a-Resident program.“We just ask those who participate to purchase at least a couple of gifts for their adopted resident,” Dawkins said. “Suggested items are pajamas, slippers, gripper socks, sweat pants and shirts and throws. Body sprays and washes and lotions are also items that they can use.”For health reasons, food items and body powders are not among the recommended gift items. “The residents enjoy unwrapping the gifts so, if possible, it’s nice for the gifts to be wrapped,” Dawkins said. Troy Health and Rehabilitation Center’s Adopt-a-Resident program is under way for the Christmas season.Jeannette Dawkins, Center activities director, said the Christmas season is a very special time for the residents and for those who share it with them.“Some of our residents don’t have family nearby and some no family at all,” Dawkins said. “Our Adopt-a-Resident program ensures that every resident will have something under the Christmas tree. They get so excited to have gifts and this program helps makes Christmas merry and special for all of our residents.” Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Published 8:27 pm Thursday, December 2, 2010 The “adoption” process is simple. Call Dawkins and she will provide information that will help in selecting gifts for the adopted resident and perhaps make suggestions as to what type of gifts he or she would need and enjoy most.“The Christmas party for our residents will be at 2 p.m. on Dec. 17 so we ask that all the gifts for our adopted residents be delivered to Troy Health and Rehab by Dec. 14,” Dawkins said. “Santa Claus will visit each resident’s room and deliver their gifts to them before the party. All of those who adopt a resident will be invited to the party so that we can all share this time together.” For more information or to adopt a resident, call Dawkins at 566-0880, ext. 18.last_img read more