SJM’s Christmas Celebrations

Christmas is right around the corner and Santa will be here very soon. Many people are asking us for gift ideas for the residents. Some suggestions of gifts that the residents enjoy are warm clothes, sweaters, any large print books/ magazines, non-skid socks, new bed spreads blanks, room decorations, or pictures of the family. The nurses and CNA’s can also give you some good ideas on an individual need’s. Please make sure the gifts are labeled clearly with the resident’s name on them.

This year our Christmas Celebration will change a little for the safety of our Residents as we try to keep the Spirit of Christmas in hearts as normal as we can:

Door Decorating Contes
Starting on November 30th, we encourage all staff to adopt a resident’s door to decorate with Christmas Cheer. (The winner will be announced on Dec. 11th)

Resident’s Christmas Celebration
Dec. 15th at 2pm, SJM will be full of music and holiday cheer as Santa and Mrs. Clause come to SJM from the North Pole. They will take pictures with the residents, pass out gifts and have hot chocolate, cookies, and snacks for all to enjoy.

Drive By Honk and Wave – It’s a Holiday Parade!!
Join us to Celebrate on Dec. 18th at 3pm

We encourage all residents and staff to dress up in a Christmas shirts, hats and bring their holiday cheer for a “Drive By Honk and Wave Holiday Parade!”

To RSVP and for any questions about the parade, call Dorian at 281-479-8471

Department Head and Staff Christmas Carol Sing-a-long
Department heads and Staff  on Christmas Eve at 10 am will go down the halls and sing Christmas Carols to all the Residents.

In celebrating the “Spirit of Christmas” on each of the following days with a different theme and movie for all residents and staff to dress up, participate and have fun!

Monday, December 21st – Polar Express Day
Wear your Christmas Socks
At 2pm movie: “Polar Express”
“All Aboard”… … “Do you still hear the Bell”

Tuesday, December 22nd – The Grinch
Wear your Christmas Tie
At 2pm movie: “The Grinch”
“Maybe Christmas”, he thought, “doesn’t come from a store.”
“Maybe Christmas … perhaps … means a little bit more!”

Wednesday, December 23rd – Ugly Sweater Day
Wear your favorite “Ugly Sweater” (work appropriate)
At 2pm movie: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
“The most enjoying traditions of the season,are the best enjoyed in the warm embrace of kith and kin.”

Thursday, December 24th – Elf Day
Wear Red and Green, an Elf Hat and of bells
At 2pm movie: Elf
“The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, Is singing loud for all to hear.”

Friday, December 25th – The Christmas Story
Wear a Christmas Shirt
At 2pm movie: The Christmas Story
“Ohhh Fudge!” … … “Get the Glue”… … “FRA-GEE-LAY”

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