May 2018
As promised, April was an exciting and busy month at Madison Heights! We enjoyed outings to see Grease on the big screen and a trip to Tranquility Stables. Our residents enjoyed a traditional Master's lunch of pimento cheese sandwiches & Arnold Palmers to drink. We hosted an Easter egg hunt at the close of March and prepared for a fun luau to close our April. We loved seeing so many smiles from our residents as well as their family members.

We are looking forward to more fun this spring as the weather continues to invite us to the outdoors. We will be going to the Barn at Saddlebrook, Reed Creek and a picnic to the lake. When we need to escape the heat, we will spoil ourselves with some meals around town, visit t he Morris Museum of Art, paint at Artsy Me, take another trip to the theater to see Sunset Boulevard and indulge in some refreshing frozen yogurt.

This month will also be our first month of welcoming Tabatha Tillman, certified music therapist and Della Williams, instructor of Toe Tappin' Rhythm. We are hoping that both of these music centered programs will bring smiles to the faces of our residents as they participate and reminisce about music from their past and intertwine it with their current abilities as we center these musical programs around the residents loves and desires. We are also welcoming Kamesha from the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System who will be starting an Audio Book Club at Madison Heights this month.
Stuffing Easter Eggs for our egg hunt
This sweet family was excited to be spending time together at the Easter Egg Hunt!
Our residents, staff and families enjoying the egg hunt.
Exciting News to Share!
 We are proud to say that for the second year in a row, we achieved a deficiency free survey from the state of Georgia. We owe this to our dedicated associates and our amazing families as we work together as a team to diligently provide high quality care for our residents in an environment we all can be proud of!

Our residents have been loving the new raised garden beds
These two hit it off quickly and loved telling stories to one another!
Lincoln, man's best friend!
Mark Your Calendar!

Support Group
A support group led by a Madison Heights staff member meets the third Thursday of each month at 2:00 at the Alzheimer's Association. If this date or time is not convenient for you contact Beth at the Alzheimer's Association at (706) 860-4599 for information on additional support groups.

All family members or caregivers of someone with a dementia diagnosis are welcome to attend. Don't forget to invite others who you think would benefit from additional support.

Our residents loved going to the movies to see Grease for it's 40th Anniversary show.
Our amazing care staff with residents at the Easter Egg Hunt!
May Birthdays

May 5 - Elsie
May 8 - Mary Ann
May 10 - Nancy J.
May 14 - Laura
May 23 - Jean
May 28 - Evelyn

Friendly Reminders
If you notice an associate going above and beyond their normal job duties please notify Christen at christen@madisonheightsevans.com so that that they can be recognized with a Madison Heights Champion award.

Please check to make sure the doors are closed securely when you leave a building.

We would appreciate your help in making sure that all important documents and bills are being sent to the responsible party, and not Madison Heights.
Families Helping Families
We want to take the time to thank our Madison Heights families that have referred other families to us! You are such a great source of information to others in need of finding a caring home for their loved ones; as you know what it is like to be in their shoes. As a loved one, you know the feeling of trying to determine which way to turn and are there to guide your friends or family as they begin this endeavor.
 
We have learned that your kindness does not end with referring families; but also extends to helping others who are new to the Madison Heights family. We have seen you allow others to call you to talk; to let them know they are not alone as you have also walked this path. This is very meaningful to the families as well as the staff at Madison Heights.
 
Thank you for your kindness as we are all in this together as one big happy family!
Enjoying a dance together during music therapy
Showing off her beautiful art work
Spending time together during our Master's lunch
Medical Information
Doctor Visits
If you would like to switch to our in-house physician, Doctor Naseem, please see Christen to fill out a consent form.  
 
Podiatry Visits
The podiatrist will be visiting Madison Heights every other month. His next visit will be on Thursd ay, June 21. To make an appointment for your family member, contact Christen.
 
Medical Reminders
The Madison Heights vehicle will be available on Tuesdays to help assist residents to medical appointments. Please speak with Christen at least two weeks in advance if you would like to utilize this service to ensure that the vehicle is available during your requested appointment time.
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We loved our outing to Tranquility Stables!
Featured Resident

 Name: Ollie Bracewell
Age: 89
About Ollie: Ollie has an identical twin sister who she is close to. She loves spending time with her family and is kind to everyone she meets. She fits right in at Madison Heights as she is a dog lover!
Interesting Fact about Ollie: When she retired she reached her goal of traveling to all 50 states. She also traveled to other parts of the world!
We love the smiles from these two cute bunnies.

Showing their work that they made when the Morris Museum of Art came for this month's art therapy.
Associate of the Month
Congratulations to Gwen for being chosen as Associate of the Month!

Gwen was chosen as Associate of the Month because she has a positive attitude and is very loving to the residents. She treats them with respect and dignity. Gwen is also a team player and works very diligently with the residents.

Gwen says that her favorite part of working at Madison Heights is greeting the residents in the morning and seeing the smiles on their faces.
Details at a Glance
Executive Director - Marcus Covar
Sales & Marketing Director - Laura Brown
Life Enrichment Director- Kelly Adriano  
Resident Wellness Director, RN -Christen Willcox
Resident Care Coordinator, LPN - Jackie Colson
Dining Services Director - Ivory Washington
Maintenance Director - Joe Judson
Director of Financial Services for Atlas Senior Living - Joanne Grzybowski
Meal Schedule

8:00 Breakfast
Morning Snack
12:30 Lunch
Afternoon Snack
6:00 Dinner
We are so thankful for our many volunteers! These three were able to make it to our Volunteer Appreciation Event at Artsy Me!
These new friends were working hard on these beautiful flower arrangements.
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