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Residents visit Whispering Rise Farm & Animal Sanctuary

Residents of The Village at Shrewsbury had the opportunity to meet potbelly pigs at Whispering Rise Farm & Animal Sanctuary (WRFAS). WRFAS has a mission “to provide sanctuary for surrendered and rescued potbelly pigs who are products of the pet pig trade and to educate the public about them,” according to its website. The six-acre sanctuary is home to more than 60 pigs and relies on volunteers to help feed and maintain the property.

Residents celebrate through a variety of activities

The Village at Shrewsbury Life Enrichment team is offering a modified socially distanced life enrichment schedule. Check out what activities have been offered so far.

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A group of friends, neighbors and relatives honored Ethel Smith on her 106th birthday on December 16 at The Village at Shrewsbury. The resident of The Village at Shrewsbury personal care residence ate some cake and then laughed, reminisced and shared her secrets to her extraordinary longevity. Ethel worked for 19 years at York Hospital as a mail clerk. She was involved most of her life in community service and taught Sunday school for many years.

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Parades to Lift Spirits

Team members across our life plan communities help lift the spirits of residents with parades through their respective villages!

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The Village at Shrewsbury hosted a parade at the community, providing an opportunity for team members to greet residents who they have missed seeing since this unprecedented health crisis began in early March. Residents clapped, waved flags, banged buckets with wooden spoons and held signs thanking staff. Team members laughed, honked their car horns, danced and waved. There is something special about a parade that lifts people’s spirits!

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Champions Recognition

We recognized the champions of SpiriTrust Lutheran®, through photos and videos set to songs about champions.

  • The week of May 11 we recognized direct care team members with the song, "The Champion", by Carrie Underwood.
  • Our celebration continued the week of May 18 as we recognized non-direct care team members with the song, "I'm Still Standing", by Elton John.
  • The week of May 25, Counseling Services, Domestic Abuse Solutions, Senior Companion, Touch-a-Life, Stephen Ministry & VITA team members were celebrated with the "Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky)" by Bill Conti.
  • The week of June 1 HOC, Home Care & Hospice and LIFE office team members along with our LPC sales and marketing team were recognized as champions to the song "We are the Champions" by Queen.