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day away today
a great day at day away each Thursday from 9 a.m. til 3 p.m. Your loved one with dementia (participant) will be cared for in a safe environment, staffed by “one on one volunteers”and 2 registered nurses. For more information, … Continue reading
Strumming Away at Day Away
Dan Hale visits Day Away often to entertain participants singing and playing his guitar. Many songs are familiar and sing-a-longs ensue! Thank you to Dan Hale for stopping by and singing with us! See you soon!!
We Need You!
We are looking for volunteers for Day Away, will you join us? Together we can make our participants’ lives brighter. The heart of a volunteer is measured by the depth of the commitment to make a difference. Contact Ed … Continue reading
How about those tomatoes!
Participants are gardeners too at Day Away! Thanks to the Knights of Columbus who donated the planters, the participants at Day Away planted a vegetable garden outside the hall. The vegetables and herbs will be incorporated into the healthy lunches … Continue reading
Day Away Appreciates Their Volunteers
For National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Day Away recognized all their volunteers for their help and contributions to the program. One Volunteer in particular was especially recognized for her part in Day Away. Six years ago, after visiting the first … Continue reading
Dance the Day Away
Bernie and Christine dance the Day Away with music and song by Mystro Peter Ole, a local, talented musician and artist. Peter is a frequent visitor to Day Away and also visits Senior Centers and rest homes in the Lakes … Continue reading
And the beat goes on!
Studies have shown that music therapy helps people who suffer with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia both cognitively and in movement. At Day Away, a fun part of the day at the weekly program is the Sing Along with participants … Continue reading
A Work of Art-Pottery Class
We are fortunate for the outpouring of support from local entertainers and establishments who visit regularly to entertain or assist with our weekly craft. Recently Kil’n Time Studio, a paint your own pottery studio located on Main Street in Plymouth, … Continue reading
a capella group “Kytch ‘N Sync” perform
Members of the quartet “Kytch ‘N Sync” entertained at the annual holiday open house. The members of the barbershop a cappella ensemble is made up of six barbershop singers and is a member of the Lakes Region chords men chorus … Continue reading
Panelists discuss memory loss
The Day Away Program sponsored an informational forum on memory loss recently at the Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol, NH. A short film was played showing a family’s struggle living with a loved one with Alzheimer’s. The film was followed by … Continue reading