Meet John and Harriet!

To have someone special by your side for 75 years is a treasure. For John and Harriet Henkemeyer, the love story continues! GETTING TO KNOW YOU   John and Harriet knew each other as children attending St. Mary’s parochial school in St. Augusta. It appears their paths crossed several times throughout the years. But their first separation happened in third

Aging Gracefully

For many people, growing older is a sore subject, especially when you can’t look in a drugstore or at a magazine rack without seeing “cures” for looking younger. The beauty industry makes its fortune on selling products that are supposed to prevent age lines and wrinkles, but what is so wrong with aging or looking older? Absolutely nothing! However, there

Book Clubs for Seniors

There’s nothing quite like escaping into a great book. And you are certainly never too old to join a book club! Book clubs provide a great way to socialize, expand your outlook, and adopt a healthy hobby.   Socialization Social isolation can be a problem for older adults, especially if they’ve just moved to a new senior living community where

Indoor Gardening for Seniors

With numerous physical and psychological benefits, gardening is a great hobby for older adults. Not only is watching something grow from a tiny seed rewarding, gardening is also a great stress reliever. Some studies have shown that gardening is linked to less stress. Not only can it boost serotonin, the feel-good chemical, it can help to boost the immune system

Celebrating the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and it’s time to pull out your red, white, and blue and celebrate in style. It’s cause for everyone to celebrate—young or old. Involving older adults in your celebration—whether it’s at their senior living facility or the family home—will make them feel more connected, engaged, and important. Make all your Fourth

CNA/Nursing Assistant

CNA Job Summary: Want to make a difference? Passionate about caregiving? Join our Good Shepherd team! Each day you will engage with residents, helping them to have purposeful and fulfilling days. You will get to know the residents very well by assisting them with daily grooming, dressing and personal cares. Good Shepherd is a warm, homey atmosphere. Apply today! Who Should