Finding New Ways to Stay Active and Have Fun During Covid January 14, 2021 With safety of residents our highest priority, Activities staff are currently focused on in-room pursuits. For example, we’re establishing a virtual book club, starting with “Cape Cod” by William Martin, a New York Times bestseller available in both print and audio formats. […]
We will welcome our first new residents to the addition later this month. They are as excited as we are to have them join our growing community. New residents will benefit from our being at the top of the list for first-dose vaccinations, ours likely to be administered in-house this month as well. Our mission […]
And now for some good news. . . ! 2020 was a long year of precautions and limitations. It forced us all to open up to new ways to stay active, connected, and experience joy. In the process of navigating an unprecedented year of challenges we learned to appreciate one another and our safe and […]
December Uncertainties Health experts ascertain that the month of December—and potentially January—could see a rise in Covid cases higher than we’ve encountered so far. To stay as safe as possible, Decatur House will follow the lead of partners like Cape Cod Healthcare and Spaulding Rehabilitation, and suspend all on-site visitation for the first week of December, and possibly […]
November brings us indoors to our new addition where walls are painted and appliances and lights are nearly all installed. If all goes well, we hope to welcome new residents by the end of the year. We’ve updated our slide show highlighting our progress. Check it out. (Newest photos are at the end).
If you’ve seen photos on Facebook or in newsletters, you’ve noticed that most of our small group activities take place in the dining room, where we can practice social distancing. In smaller spaces, as when we need the TV for a live or recorded concert, seating is limited and all wear masks. Activities staff also […]