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Established in 1967 by the American Health Care Association (AHCA), National Skilled Nursing Care Week, formerly known as National Nursing Home Week, is a tradition celebrated the week beginning with Mother’s Day.  The week provides an opportunity to recognize the role of skilled nursing care facilities in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities.  The 2019 National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) theme is “Live Soulfully.”

Jefferson Park at Dandridge is excited for this year’s NSNCW and will hold several events for both our elders and our staff.  The week will kick off with a Mother’s Day brunch followed by some bingo fun on Sunday, May 12th. 

Throughout the week, we there will be several events, such as fundraising events, elder vs. staff games, and other social activities.  One of the spotlights of our week will be Jefferson Park’s 50th Anniversary celebration!  We will celebrate by having a community get together with food, giveaways, massages, blood sugar checks, and live music.

Jefferson Park is so thankful to be serving Jefferson County, Tennessee, and our surrounding areas as a community of compassionate care since 1969.  Our week of festivities will end on Saturday, May 18th by reminiscing on the past 50 years.

Here’s a full list of Jefferson Park at Dandridge’s National Skilled Nursing Care Week Events:

Sunday May 12

10 a.m. Mother’s Day Tea

2 p.m. Mother’s Day Bingo Fun!

 Monday May 13

10 a.m. Bingo with Captain Bingo

10:30 a.m. BBQ Stand (Fundraiser for Shea Lebow’s family)

2 p.m.  “Super Hero Day!”  Celebrating Residents and Staff—they’re all super heroes to us!

Tuesday May 14

10 a.m. Blue Springs Church Service

2 p.m. What Does Jefferson Park Mean to You?

4 p.m. – 6p.m Jefferson Park Jubilee—Celebrating 50 Years of Community Service!  Food, fun, and live music!

Wednesday May 15

10 a.m. First Baptist Church Service/Celebration

10:30 a.m. Taco Truck (Fundraiser for Shea Lebow’s Family)

2 p.m. Jefferson’s Got Talent!

Thursday May 16

10 a.m. Bingo Extravaganza!

2 p.m. Jefferson Park’s Wall of Honor—Celebrating Our American Heroes

3 p.m. Collecting Items for Our Supply Drive Benefitting Care Jefferson County

7 p.m. Bingo Fun with Helen & Aaron

Friday May 17

10 a.m. Bingo Fun

Green House Block Party!!  With Dandridge Elementary – Dunking Booths, Activities, Squirt Guns, and More!

2 p.m. Morristown Performing Arts

Saturday May 18

10 a.m. Reminiscing about Our Community

2 p.m. Bingo

Jefferson Park at Dandridge is thankful for its community of elders, staff members, and their families.  We look forward to each of the events we have planned for National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2019 “Live Soulfully,” and we are extra grateful to have the opportunity to celebrate 50 years of compassionate care within Jefferson County.

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