April 22nd marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! This event is observed across the world to raise awareness of environmental issues. In recognition of #EarthDay2020, a small team from Juniper Village at Brookline took time to clean up litter from local roadways. Today we celebrate the land, the animals, and the people in this beautiful Happy […]
Following the lyrics of Marvin Gaye’s, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, “I’ll be there when you want me, some way, somehow” our residents at Juniper Village at Brookline Rehabilitation and Skilled Care, are learning new ways to stay in touch with family and friends. “It is so important for our residents mind, body and spirit […]
Green with Envy was anyone who was not at Juniper Village at Brookline Rehabilitation and Skilled Care on St. Patrick’s Day this year. Residents and staff alike showed their Irish greens in clothing, decorations, and treats! Residents enjoyed a traditional St. Patrick’s Day lunch of corned beef and cabbage and an afternoon of St. Patrick’s […]
This St. Patrick’s Day, Juniper Village at Brookline was filled with the luck o’ the Irish! We were wearing our green and celebrating the day with a delicious lunch of beef and Guinness stew, vegetarian shepherd’s pie, colcannon, Irish soda bread, and chocolate stout cake! How many leprechauns can you spot?!
In the spirit of giving, Juniper Village at Brookline proudly participated in a month-long campaign to raise awareness and supplies for Pets Come First of Centre County. Pets Come First is a non-euthanasia animal shelter. Juniper Village at Brookline was happy to give to such a wonderful cause, and all items collected will be used […]
Juniper Village at Brookline is one of only 25 senior living communities nationwide to receive the ICAA NuStep Beacon Best in Wellness Award.
Love was in the air this Valentine’s Day at Juniper Village at Brookline! We shared the love from sun-up to sun down! The morning began with hand-wrapping 700 carnations delivered to Juniper residents, associates, and friends from the leadership team. Chef Shannon and the dining team presented a lunch featuring scratch-made crab bisque, spinach salad, […]
When it is becoming more common to see reports of poor performance and quality in nursing homes, with the ability of these organizations to address resident behavioral health needs brought into question, it is encouraging to find organizations highlighting the importance of high-quality resident engagement. The team at Juniper Village at Brookline, located in State College, PA, provides a comprehensive […]
Love was in the air this Valentine’s Day at Juniper Village at Brookline! The morning began with hand-wrapping 700 carnations delivered to Juniper residents, associates, and friends from the leadership team. Chef Shannon and the dining team presented a lunch featuring scratch-made crab bisque, spinach salad, prime rib, baked potato, asparagus, and a chocolate ganache […]
A message from Executive Chef Shannon Soltesz: Grant Achatz, Executive Chef/Owner, of Alinea, is quoted as saying, “Food can be expressive and therefore food can be art.” Following the theme for February, Art: Awaken Your Passion, this menu was both my form of artistic expression and my passion. I was very excited to present this special […]