Springhouse Monthly Newsletter
SPRINGHOUSE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER – February NEWS
Employee Profile: Frances Alvarado
Frances is the person most of you will see when you come into Springhouse. She is the concierge for Woodside and started with us in June 2022. In addition to her normal 40 hours, Frances picks up extra shifts whenever needed. You won’t see her sitting still as she loves to keep busy multi-tasking! The way to her heart is fresh fruit!
Art Gallery News
A unique art class recently taught by JoAnne Faer, was “a study in texture.” The Independent Living residents first used recycled and found objects such as packing cardboard, tissue paper, plastic toys, metal, popsicle sticks, onion bags, etc.
Then layered 4 colors of acrylic paint using a dry brush technique to create dramatic tiles that when displayed together produced a striking work of art. This art is displayed in the Woodside Gallery amongst other impressive works created by residents and staff at Springhouse. Please come see this exhibit on display through February.
The gallery art committee gallery reception, on January 11, celebrated the artwork created by Springhouse residents and staff. Several of our residents gave presentations about their pieces, including Ginger Reiber, Will Holton, and Fern Beschler, amongst others. We enjoyed Prosecco and light appetizers during the reception. There are more than 50 pieces displayed. Due to popular demand, the show will continue through February.
Jo Anne Faer graciously hosted the reception at the request of the art committee. Thank you, Jo Anne!
Black History Month Documentary Series
Fridays at 3 pm on Main Street
2/3 – Mission Joy: Finding Happiness in Troubled Times
2/10 – From Nursing to Superstardom at 82 Years Old
2/17 – Devil at the Crossroads: Robert Johnson
2/24 – Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius
February is Hearty Healthy Month
Fortunately, 80% of Heart Disease is preventable and there are many things people can do to reduce their risks:
- Move your body
- Keep weight in check
- Snack on nuts and seeds
- Spend time in nature
- Get better sleep
- Reach out to friends
- Manage stress
- Get regular checkups