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April 2024

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Enjoy our new monthly bulletin from The Springs!

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Message from our C.E.O. Chaim Herzberg

Dear Residents, Families, and Staff,

I hope this letter finds you well as we welcome the arrival of spring and bid farewell to the month of March. As we reflect on the past month, I am filled with immense pride and gratitude for the many celebrations that have taken place across our nursing home facilities.

In March, we had the honor of celebrating Social Worker Month, a time dedicated to recognizing the invaluable contributions of our dedicated social workers. Social workers play a vital role in the lives of our residents, providing compassionate support, advocacy, and guidance to ensure their well-being and success. From assisting with transitions to offering emotional support and connecting residents with essential resources, our social workers are integral to the success and happiness of everyone within our community.

Additionally, March also marked Doctors Day, a special occasion to express our deepest appreciation for the indispensable contributions of our medical team. Our doctors, nurses, therapists, and healthcare professionals work tirelessly to provide exceptional care, rehabilitation, and support to our residents. Their expertise, compassion, and dedication are instrumental in ensuring the health, vitality, and rehabilitation success of each individual
under our care.

Furthermore, I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to the many volunteers who generously donate their time and talents to bring joy and happiness to our residents. Whether it’s through live music performances, engaging activities, or simply lending a listening ear, our volunteers play a vital role in creating a vibrant and supportive community where every resident feels valued and cherished.

As we look forward to the coming months, let us continue to celebrate the spirit of compassion, resilience, and unity that defines our community at The Springs of Arkansas.
Together, we create a place where love knows no bounds and where every day is filled with moments of joy, laughter, and inspiration.

With warmest regards,

Chaim Herzberg

Pictures of the Month

Employee of the Month & Rising Star

Days to Celebrate in April!

1🤪 April Fools Day USA: National One Cent Day USA: National Sourdough Bread Day USA: SAAM Day of Action
2 USA: Childhelp National Day of Hope USA: National Ferret Day USA: National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day USA: National Reconciliation Day United Nations: World Autism Awareness Day
3 USA: National Chocolate Mousse Day🌈 USA: National Find a Rainbow Day USA: National Tweed Day🚶♀️ USA: National Walking Day
4🐀 World Rat Day USA: National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day USA: National Hug a Newsperson Day USA: National School Librarian Day USA: National Walk Around Things Day🥕 United Kingdom: International Carrot Day United Nations: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
5 USA: National Caramel Day🍕 USA: National Deep Dish Pizza Day USA: National Go For Broke Day USA: National Raisin and Spice Bar Day🗺️ USA: National Read a Road Map Day United Nations: International Day of Conscience
6🍺 New Beers Eve Tartan Day USA: National Caramel Popcorn Day USA: National Student- Athlete Day USA: National Teflon Day USA: National Love Our Children Day United Nations: International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
7 Armenia: Motherhood and Beauty Day Turkmenistan: A Drop of Water Is a Grain of Gold USA: National Burrito Day🍺 USA: National Beer Day USA: National Coffee Cake Day USA: National No Housework Day📚 USA: National Library Week United Nations: International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda United Nations: World Health Day
8 International Romani Day USA: National All is Ours Day USA: National Empanada Day USA: National Zoo Lovers Day
9 Canada: Vimy Ridge Day Denmark: Occupation of Denmark USA: National Cherish an Antique Day USA: National Chinese Almond Cookie Day USA: National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day USA: National Name Yourself Day USA: National Winston Churchill Day USA: National Gin and Tonic Day USA: National Library Workers Day
10☪️ Eid Al Fitr USA: National Alcohol Screening Day USA: National Cinnamon Roll Day USA: National Encourage a Young Writer Day USA: National Farm Animals Day USA: National Siblings Day USA: National Library Outreach Day
11 Hungary: National Poetry Day World Parkinson’s Day USA: National Barber Shop Quartet Day USA: National Cheese Fondue Day USA: National Eight Track Tape Day USA: National Pet Day USA: National Submarine Day USA: National Teach Children to Save Day USA: National Support Teen Literature Day
12 Russia: Cosmonautics Day USA: National Big Wind Day USA: National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day USA: National Licorice Day USA: National DEAR Day USA: National Day of Silence🚀 United Nations: International Day of Human Space Flight
13 USA: National Peach Cobbler Day USA: National Scrabble Day USA: National Thomas Jefferson Day USA: National Borinqueneers Day USA: National Catch and Release Day
14 South Korea: Black Day USA: National Dolphin Day USA: National Ex Spouse Day USA: National Pan American Day USA: National Pecan Day USA: National Reach as High as You Can Day USA: National That Sucks Day USA: National Volunteer Week🌱 USA: National Gardening Day
15🎨 World Art Day Kazakhstan: National Lovers’ Day USA: National Glazed Spiral Ham Day USA: National Rubber Eraser Day USA: National Take a Wild Guess Day USA: National Titanic Remembrance Day USA: National ASL Day USA: Patriots’ Day
16 Denmark: Birthday of Queen Margrethe II👄 World Voice Day USA: National Eggs Benedict Day USA: National Healthcare Decisions Day USA: Tax Freedom Day
17🍌 Banana Day Italy: National Espresso Day USA: National Bat Appreciation Day USA: National Cheeseball Day USA: National Ellis Island Family History Day USA: International Haiku Poetry Day United Kingdom: Malbec Day
18 World Heritage Day International Day for Monuments and Sites🤹 International Jugglers Day🧾 USA: National Tax Day USA: National Animal Crackers Day USA: National Columnists Day USA: National Lineman Appreciation Day USA: National Paul Revere Day USA: National High Five Day
19🐎 Turkmenistan: Day of the Turkmen Horse USA: National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day USA: National Amaretto Day USA: National Garlic Day USA: National Hang Out Day USA: National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day USA: National Education and Sharing Day
20🎪 World Circus Day USA: National Lima Bean Respect Day USA: National Look Alike Day USA: National Pineapple Upside Down Day USA: Weed Day USA: National Record Store Day USA: National Junior Ranger Day United Kingdom: Record Store Day United Nations: Chinese Language Day
21 Indonesia: Kartini Day USA: National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day USA: National Kindergarten Day☕ United Kingdom: National Tea Day United Nations: World Creativity and Innovation Day
22 Earth Day Germany: Girl’s Day✡️ Passover Begins USA: National Girl Scout Leaders Day USA: National Jelly Bean Day United Kingdom: Stephen Lawrence Day
23🍺 Germany: German Beer Day🏓 World Table Tennis Day Spain: St. George’s Day in Catalonia USA: National Cherry Cheesecake Day USA: National Lost Dogs Awareness Day USA: National Picnic Day USA: National Take a Chance Day USA: National Talk Like Shakespeare Day United Kingdom: International Macaron Day United Kingdom: St. George’s Day United Nations: English Language Day United Nations: Spanish Language Day United Nations: World Book and Copyright Day
24 India: National Panchayati Raj Day International Youth Solidarity Day Denim Day International Guide Dog Day World Immunization Week USA: National Pigs in a Blanket Day USA: National Administrative Professionals Day
25 Australia: Anzac Day World Penguin Day New Zealand: Anzac Day USA: National DNA Day USA: National East Meets West Day USA: National Hug a Plumber Day☎️ USA: National Telephone Day USA: National Zucchini Bread Day USA: National Lingerie Day USA: National Poem In Your Pocket Day USA: National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day United Nations: World Malaria Day
26 Armenia: Frontier Guards Day Belarus: Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl tragedy USA: National Audubon Day🐎 USA: National Help a Horse Day USA: National Kids and Pets Day USA: National Pretzel Day USA: National Richter Scale Day USA: National Arbor Day USA: National Hairball Awareness Day United Nations: International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day United Nations: World Intellectual Property Day
27 Lazarus Saturday World Veterinary Day Philippines: Lapu Lapu Day USA: National Babe Ruth Day USA: National Drug Take Back Day USA: National Prime Rib Day USA: National Tell a Story Day USA: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day USA: National Rebuilding Day USA: National Sense of Smell Day USA: Independent Bookstore Day
28 Workers’ Memorial Day Turkmenistan: Day of the Alabai USA: National Blueberry Pie Day USA: National Great Poetry Reading Day USA: National Superhero Day USA: National Pet Parents Day USA: Blue Sunday United Nations: World Day for Safety and Health at Work
29🩰 International Dance Day World Wish Day USA: National Peace Rose Day USA: National Shrimp Scampi Day USA: National Zipper Day United Nations: Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
30 Walpurgis Night Mexico: Children’s Day USA: National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day USA: National Bugs Bunny Day USA: National Hairstylist Appreciation Day USA: National Honesty Day USA: National Oatmeal Cookie Day USA: National Raisin Day USA: National Scarcoidosis Day United Nations: International Jazz Day

5 People that Started Great Things Later in Life!

Here are five notable individuals who embarked on significant ventures or achieved remarkable milestones after the age of 60:

  1. Colonel Harland Sanders (1890-1980) – Best known as the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), Sanders began franchising his famous chicken recipe at the age of 65. After facing numerous rejections, he finally found success, transforming KFC into one of the world’s largest fast-food chains.

  2. Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) – Wilder, famous for her “Little House” book series, didn’t begin writing until later in life. Her first book, “Little House in the Big Woods,” was published when she was 65 years old. The series became immensely popular, capturing the hearts of readers worldwide.

  3. Anna Mary Robertson Moses (Grandma Moses) (1860-1961) – Moses was a renowned American folk artist who began painting in her late 70s. Despite no formal training, her rustic and charming depictions of rural life earned her widespread acclaim. She became one of the most celebrated American artists of the 20th century.

  4. Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869) – Roget, an English physician and lexicographer, is best known for creating the “Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases.” He started compiling his famous thesaurus in his 60s, publishing the first edition at the age of 73. His work revolutionized the way people access and understand language.

  5. Taikichiro Mori (1904-1993) – Mori was a Japanese real estate entrepreneur who became one of the wealthiest individuals in the world. He started his own real estate business at the age of 55 after retiring from an academic career. His innovative approach to urban development transformed Tokyo’s skyline, and he became known as
    the “father of Tokyo’s high-rise buildings.”

These individuals prove that age is no barrier to success and creativity. Their stories serve
as inspiration for anyone looking to pursue their passions later in life

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