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National Bird Day - Residents make Treats for Birds at Lakeside
Jan 12, 2021

National Bird Day at Lakeside

Did you know there are 10,000 species of birds in the world? Residents of Lakeside started off the year learning unique facts about many kinds of birds on January 5, National Bird Day. They also learned about the importance of bird conservation and how birds help our planet. 

These pinecones were made as bird feeders for our aviary at Lakeside. Our aviary birds sure liked their sweet treat with peanut butter!

Holidays at Arboretum Village
Jan 6, 2021

Holidays at Arboretum Village

It's the holidays at Arboretum Village! This independent living community celebrated in December with a safe holiday photoshoot, reindeer games and cookie decorating. That’s what we call good holiday fun! 

Snow Angels at Lincoln's The Landing
Jan 6, 2021

Snow Angels at The Landing

When life gives you get out there and make snow angels! Residents at Lincoln’s The Landing pulled on their snow boots after a recent storm had some incredible fun.

Lakeside New Years Eve Party
Dec 31, 2020

Welcome 2021 at Lakeside!

It was a very happy New Years Eve at Omaha’s Lakeside where residents safely celebrated with hot cocoa, sparkly juice and really fun props. 

Annual gift tree at Immanuel Fontenelle
Dec 30, 2020

Holiday Gift Tree

These special employees from Omaha’s Immanuel Fontenelle got festive as they delivered gifts to residents from their annual gift tree. Gifts were donated by employees, Great Plains Mental Health and even family members past and present. We love the giving spirit and thank everyone who participated in this loving and compassionate holiday activity. 

Holidays at Lakeside
Dec 30, 2020

Christmas 2020 at Lakeside

Residents of Lakeside celebrate the season and different traditions around the world with festive wreaths, gingerbread door hangers, homemade ornaments and watercolors in the style of Swiss-German artist, Paul Klee.

Holiday fun at Immanuel Village
Dec 30, 2020

Holiday Fun at Immanuel Village

Safe and fun were the guiding themes of holiday celebrations at Immanuel Village. The group celebrated holidays around the world with no bake treats, holiday dough ornament crafts and more. 

The Landing Residents Donate to the Lincoln Zoo
Dec 30, 2020

Landing Residents Give Back to Lincoln Zoo

Everyone has an opportunity to make a difference. Lynne, a longtime Lincoln Children’s Zoo supporter and a resident of Immanuel’s The Landing, has been busy encouraging her neighbors to join together and give back to the animals. And what would the animals of the zoo want for Christmas? Well, paper towel tubes, of course! These boxes and tubes will go directly to fun, engaging games for animals throughout the zoo. 

The Holidays Have Arrived to Trinity Village
Dec 22, 2020

The Holidays Have Arrived to Trinity Village

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Immanuel. Way to go, Trinity Village - be careful up there!

Christmas Cheer at Immanuel Pathways PACE - Central Iowa
Dec 22, 2020

Getting Festive at Immanuel Pathways

We’re in LOVE with these themed Christmas trees from the talented group over at Immanuel Pathways Central Iowa. Who knew disposable masks made such great ornaments! What a great addition for 2020. 
From a tree with a 6 foot fence around it to a "happy little tree" with Bob Ross on top to a tree with gait belts and sock aides, the trees at PCI will lift your spirits! Participants who are coming into the center for personal care, clinic appointments, or gym time are invited to walk through our festival of trees and vote on their favorites.  

Habitat for Humanity - Pathways Staff Give Back
Nov 30, 2020

Habitat for Humanity - Pathways Staff Give Back

Giving back is one way Immanuel Pathways Central Iowa employees are celebrating this season. In the midst of a global pandemic, volunteering may be the furthest thing from your mind. Not for a team of dedicated Pathways employees who spent a day this holiday building houses for Habitat for Humanity. 

Immanuels’ mission guides us to Christ-centered service for seniors, each other and the community. Giving back is just one of the many examples of the #ImmanuelDifference

Thanksgiving Festivities at The Shores at Pleasant Hill
Nov 29, 2020

Thanksgiving at The Shores

How about some Turkey bowling? The team at Des Moines’ The Shores got creative in providing safe entertainment for residents this Thanksgiving. We couldn’t help but share!