More than 30 residents gathered to learn about heart rates, participate in group exercise and compete in relay races using a variety of different challenges to strengthen hand-eye coordination. The day ended with yummy fruit smoothies!
Looking for quality senior living in York, Pa.? Life is a journey, not a destination, and at Country Meadows of York-West, our residents enjoy the ride. In addition to the many amenities offered at our campus, residents enjoy a vibrant Community Life program throughout the week filled with opportunities for entertainment, outings, building friendships and making memories.
Picture life with our residents and co-workers at Country Meadows of York-West.
“My mother-in-law made many friends and met people to talk to.”
~ Daughter of a Resident
“Life got better when my mother became a resident.”
~ Son of a Resident
Country Meadows founder, Gov. George M. Leader, would have celebrated his 100th birthday in January. In his honor, residents and co-workers enjoyed a presentation about his life, reading of Gov. Leader’s book Healing Poems and a special birthday dinner complete with cake. Country Meadows President & CEO, Michael Leader, stopped by for a visit.
Country Meadows of York celebrated Veterans Day with a show. Co-workers set up the rotunda to look like an army barracks. During the show, residents paid tribute to comedian Bob Hope’s one-liner jokes and re-enacted the Iwo Jima military statue with resident and veteran Bob Bush, 100, wearing his military uniform from World War II.
Residents volunteered to go “missing” in a simulation with handlers and bloodhound dogs from Summit Search and Rescue based in Lewisberry, Pa. The non-profit agency has bloodhounds trained in “man-trailing” and has assisted law enforcement with missing persons and criminal cases. Drills like this one at Country Meadows provide opportunities to keep search and rescue dogs’ skills sharp.
Students from West York High School bonded with York campus residents as pen pals, writing letters to each other throughout the year. The students came to Country Meadows for a pizza and ice cream sundae lunch and to meet their respective resident pen pals. The pen pal teams became close and several have decided to keep writing and visiting with each other.