El Jen Skilled Care January Activities Calendar

By Ted Silverstein

January 2023 starts the new year off the right way with a month chock full of fun and engaging resident activities.

El Jen Skilled Care January 2023 Activities Calendar

  • Netflix Movie Day will be serving extra buttery Popcorn each day on Wednesdays to celebrate National Popcorn Day. National Holidays for Benjamin Franklin, Sherlock Holmes, appreciate a Dragon Day, and Love a Dinosaur Day will be observed during a movie choice to recognize their awareness.
  • National Winnie the Pooh day will be celebrated on January 4th by engaging in a Winnie the Pooh Craft and Winnie the Pooh Trivia.
  • Friday Sensory Days have been arranged to celebrate National Oatmeal Day on January 6th, and National Cheese Day on January 20th.
  • National Chocolate Cake Day will be celebrated on the Residents Birthday Celebration with a chocolate cake and ice cream, with fun upbeat music while enjoying the company of your friends here at El Jen.
  • Leon our favorite R & B Entertainer will be joining us on January 12th at 2pm to help celebrate the upcoming year of good times with our friends and neighbors.
  • Leon will be joining El Jen on January 26th to play our favorite oldies and sing along with him as we remember the good times and fun stories, we like to share with each other.
  • National Pizza Week will be celebrated on January 17th at 2pm in the retirement dining room with some hot delicious personal pan dishes that each resident will have the opportunity to top off with their favorite ingredients.
  • Our Community Outings this month will be Walmart Trip at 1:30pm on January 19th, Hair Salon Trips are scheduled every Saturday at 1:30pm, and finally the Dollar Store Trip will be on January 14th, January 30th at 9am. Please remember to go to your nurse station and ask for the sign-up sheet and sign-up.
  • National Cheese Day will be celebrated on January 20th @ 10am with Price is Right show and Nacho’s with extra gooey cheese.
  • Snowball Fight activity will be on January 24th, with a crab bag prize held in the retirement dining room at 2pm.
  • Martin Luther King Day will be celebrated in a Canvas Painting project as we all reminisce on the importance of his accomplishments. This social will be held on January 18th, at 2pm.
  • Resident Council for January will be held on January 25th, at 2pm in the retirement dining room. All residents are welcomed and encouraged to come.
  • National Puzzle Day social will be held on January 29th at 10am in the retirement dining room with corn chips and dips.
  • National Soup Day and National Brownie Day will be celebrated in El Jen’s Friday Fundraisers and will be announced on what days the event will happen.
  • Bible Study with Regina Sanders will be held each Tuesday at 10am in the retirement dining room.
  • We have volunteer church services on the following Dates: Sunday at 1:30pm for ST. Martin’s Anglican Church, Thursday at 10am for Foothill Baptist, and Saturdays 10am for Victory Mission Church.