Legacy Village of Jacksonville Memory Care Residents Celebrate ‘Christmas Around the World’ as Unique Alzheimer’s Therapy

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (January 9, 2018) – Legacy Village of Jacksonville memory care residents were treated to Christmas Around the World this past holiday season, combining a joyful holiday celebration with a unique therapy designed to stimulate learning in Alzheimer’s patients.

 

Residents were introduced to special holiday traditions from countries such as Mexico, China, Italy, Poland and Great Britain. Each country was recognized and celebrated with food, activities and games, as well as interesting national facts and holiday traditions.   

 

Volunteers throughout the Jacksonville area partook in the festivities, including four members from Jacksonville State University’s Delta Zeta sorority.  

 

“Our residents love experiencing and learning about these different cultures. Each Christmas season we take this opportunity to learn about holiday traditions in different countries. The activities they participate in and the facts they learn during these celebrations are great exercises for their mind,” said Robbie Bell, life enrichment coordinator of The Harbor Memory Care at Legacy Village of Jacksonville.

 

“Christmas Around the World is a celebration of family, friends, and traditions around the world right here at Legacy Village of Jacksonville.  It’s a blessing to see our memory care residents participate in the holiday season through programs and activities that are both fun and meaningful,” Nicole Smith, executive director of Legacy Village of Jacksonville, said.

About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Situated at 1116 James Hopkins Road, Legacy Village of Jacksonville is an assisted living and memory care community in Jacksonville, AL that offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike environment. The facility, which is conveniently accessible to all points in Jacksonville, is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at legacyjacksonville.net or by calling (256) 782-0960.

 

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacysl.net.

Our residents love experiencing and learning about these different cultures. Each Christmas season we take this opportunity to learn about holiday traditions in different countries.

Robbie Bell, life enrichment coordinator of The Harbor Memory Care at Legacy Village of Jacksonville
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About Legacy Village of Jacksonville - Jacksonville, AL

About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Located in beautiful Jacksonville, Ala., Legacy Village is known for its experienced caregivers, lively atmosphere and exceptional service. The assisted living services are unparalleled in north central Alabama, and the memory care facility is among the region’s newest. The staff at Legacy Village is friendly, and the environment is designed with safety in mind. Legacy Village values the dignity of each resident, and considers it a wonderful opportunity and blessing to serve them.

More information is available at www.legacyjacksonville.net or (256) 782-0960.

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. Legacy Senior Living specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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