Strasburg Care Center

Thursday morning Catholic Mass was offered and held in the chapel with Father Shannon leading the religious service. Several residents had attended the Catholic Mass. Thank you Father Shannon for your services. 

Thursday afternoon the residents were excited to hear that the activity was going to be Cash Bingo. The dining room was full of excited Bingo players waiting to hear their numbers called and to shout out Bingo. Thank you to the family of Irene Biesheuvel for the cash donation in honor of their Mother Irene. Blackout winner was Wilma Gross. For lunch the residents were treated to apple slices along with a variety of dips such as: caramel and marshmallow dip prepared by the dietary staff. The residents commented on how they enjoyed the special treat. 

Friday morning the ladies were treated to having their hair fixed during Feeling Good Group. The Ladies look forward to getting their hair fixed before the weekend. Thank you to the Activity Staff for doing such a nice job on the Ladies hair. 

Friday afternoon the residents enjoyed joining in the activity of playing Farkel which is a dice game. The residents were anxiously waiting their turn to shake and roll the dice and excited to see what the roll was and how many points they had made. 

Saturday morning the residents gathered in the Activity Room for Current Events & Let’s Exercise. Thank you to everyone that attended. The “B” residents attended the Current Events & Let’s Exercise in the B-South Solarium with several residents enjoying the news being read and being updated on the happenings throughout the day. Thank you to the activity staff for sharing the news and a variety of exercises with our residents. 

Ladderball was offered in the dining room on Saturday afternoon. There were several residents that had attended the activity. Fun and laughter were shared by all. Warm chocolate chip cookies and a choice of beverage was served for lunch following the activity. Thank you, residents, for coming and participating in the activity. Top scorers with a tie were Rebecca Bosch and Arlene Kramer. Great job everyone. 

Our residents on Sunday morning were able to view several religious services on their TV’s if they chose to do so before lunch. The residents enjoy being able to watch the religious services each week as able. 

Sunday throughout the day there were several family & friends visiting their loved ones which the residents sure do enjoy having visitors stopping by. 

Monday morning the activity staff provided the news from the Bismarck Tribune along with a variety of exercises. Thank you, residents, for attending the activity Current Events and Lets Exercise. Our residents do enjoy and look forward to hearing the top articles being read from the Bismarck Tribune on a daily basis and keep up with the happenings throughout the day. 

Monday afternoon the residents were all invited to the dining room for the Resident Choice Activity: Cash Bingo. Thank you to Adam & Carole Glass for the cash donation in memory of Delores Renschler. Our residents enjoy attending and playing Bingo each week and of course winning a cash prize. Ham and beef salad on crackers were served for lunch along with a choice of beverage following the activity. Blackout winners were: Alvina Schell and Benny Wald. Fun and enjoyment were had by all. 

Current Events and Lets Exercise started out the Tuesday morning activities in the designated areas. 

Resident Council was offered and held in the chapel on Tuesday afternoon. Several residents had attended and shared a variety of meals and activity suggestions for the upcoming month. A good discussion was held, and the residents commented on the issues that were addressed and presented to them. Thank you, residents, for attending the activity and sharing any concerns during the meeting. Chocolate pudding with whipped topping was served for lunch following the activity. 

“Highway to Heaven” was enjoyed during Shadow Group later Tuesday afternoon. The residents had commented on the movie and how enjoyable it was. 

Feeling Good Group started out the Wednesday morning activities. The ladies were invited to the designated areas to have their hair fixed. Thanks to the activity staff for making our ladies look so beautiful. 

PokeNo was held in the dining room on Wednesday afternoon. The residents seemed excited to get the activity started. Cash was given out for prizes. At the end of the activity a draw card was drawn by the activity staff. We had 5 residents winning another cash prize. The winners were: Wilma Gross, Nancy Desaultel, Rebecca Bosch, Phyllis Fischer and Loretta Rau. For lunch everyone was treated to rice Krispie bars and a choice of beverage. The residents seemed to have enjoyed the afternoon activity. 

Later before supper the activity staff shared a variety of old time stories with the residents. Lots of reminiscing was exchanged by the residents and the activity staff. 

Thank you to the Pollock Presbyterian Women in the Church for the cash donation to be used for prizes and activities. This is in honor of Ken Fish, Irene Biesheuvel and Betty Vander Vorst. Thanks again for your donation. 

Thank you to Linda Meier for the assorted puzzles she had donated to the activity department. We have several residents that enjoy working on puzzles. 

Welcome to our newest resident Irma Larson to our facility. She came to us from Pollock. We hope to get to know her better while her stay at the SCC. 

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