October / 7 / 2019
Dear Forest Hills Family and Friends, 

Last month was full of activity for Forest Hills! Our 27th Annual Golf Tournament, held on September 9th, was a huge success and we want to send out a big thank you to everyone who participated! Whether you were able to attend in person or support us from afar, we see you and are grateful for your contributions.

We had another special event last month, hosted in collaboration with The Kennedy Center, and we welcomed community members for art-making sessions at Forest Hills. It was a beautiful way for us to get together and put our creative brains to work! 

On Saturday we hosted the Senior Wellness Health Fair, offering flu vaccines, balance testing, blood pressure screens, healthy eating tips, and much more. It was great to spend time with our neighbors and learn more about each other!

Coming up this month we are looking forward to more wonderful Life Enrichment programs from our stellar Life Enrichment team, now led by our very own Claudia Campusano. We are thrilled to have Claudia in this new role and we're excited to see all her wonderful ideas in action. Please join me in congratulating Claudia the next time you see her around. She has already hit the ground running and has arranged a special treat this month: stay tuned for more information on the Jazz Festival on October 26th.

Finally, I wanted to share around our Information Directory, which is distributed monthly to residents and may prove useful to our Forest Hills Friends & Family. Click here for the Directory. 

As always, I am available to talk with you about our community and welcome you to drop by anytime.

Hope to see you around,

Mary Savoy, RN, MS, LNHA
Executive Director and Administrator 
Forest Hills of DC & Forest Side Memory Care
In This Issue

National Seafood Month
Fish and Health

 The most recent Dietary Guidelines recommend that most adults eat fish twice per week. 

Fish offer a unique combination of protein and beneficial fats that has been linked with lower risk of heart disease and improved brain development in babies. 

Certain fish, however, have been found to contain higher than recommended levels of the toxic metal methyl mercury, and shouldn't be eaten frequently. 

 Varying the type of seafood you eat can help reduce your chances of taking in too much mercury. 

October Life Enrichment Programs at a Glance

Highlights from the upcoming month

Tue., October 8 3:00pm - Resident Council (CR)
Thu., October 10 10:30am - Music & History with Roy Justice (LNG)
Sat., October 12 11:00am - Sing along with Kaylah (DR-1)
Mon., October 14 10:30am - Travels with Lenore: The Perigord in France (LIB)
Thu., October 17 3:00pm - Karaoke & Cocktails with Life Enrichment (LIB)
Mon., October 21 10:30am - Art Lecture with Joey Mánlapaz (AH)
Wed., October 23 3:30pm - Tea Social & Modern Technology Workshop with Kayla (LIB)
Thu., October 24 10:30am - Chevy Chase Library Outing
Sat., October 26 2:30pm - Jazz Festival with The Greater U Street Jazz Collective (LNG)
Mon., October 28
10:30am - Art Workshop with Joey Mánlapaz (AH)
Thu., October 31 Happy Halloween!
10:30am - Great Pumpkin Race (AH)
10:45am - Bobbing for Apples (AH)
11:15am - Cake Walk (AH)
2:00pm - Spooky Bingo (CR)
3:00pm - Halloween Party (LNG) 
Every Sunday 10:45am - Faith Through Music (LNG)


(CR) Conference Room (AH) Assembly Hall
(DR-1) Day Room, 1st floor (LL) Lower Level
(LIB) Library (LNG) Lounge

NEW Respite Program
Offered at Forest Hills and Forest Side

For those needing a short stay after a hospital discharge to receive additional support and/or therapy before going home ... or for caregivers who may want to take a break and need a safe & engaging community for their loved one. 

In our respite program, we provide:
  • A fully Furnished Living Space
  • All Meals
  • Nursing Care
  • Therapy
  • Medications
  • Vibrant Socialization Activities
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Assistance with ADLs and...
  • No Additional Charge for Level of Care
To learn more, please contact:  Bola Cola, Senior Director of Marketing
02.966.7623 |  bcole@foresthillsdc.life

or Marianna Blagburn, Associate Director of Marketing
202.696.1910 |  mblagburn@foresthillsdc.life
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