Nursing homes and assisted living facilities celebrating return to normal with one word…BINGO
July 21, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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The COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives, especially those living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Separation from loved ones caused depression, isolation and loneliness. Now with the vaccine, activities have returned and with them, hope in one word — bingo.
Take a look around Grand Villa Senior Living Community in Pinellas Park and it’s not hard to notice something special. Smiles…Joy…Normal. Over the course of the past few months, residents and staff here have been getting back into the swing of things with face-to-face activities like live music and dancing. On this evening, all the isolation, depression, and loneliness the residents experienced during the COVID-19 Pandemic is easily replaced with one word. BINGO!!!“Tonight is bingo!
“You can sit with anybody, you can laugh with anybody, you can cheer for them on the wins,” a resident said as she flashed a $500 villa buck my way. The money might not be real but what it’s creating certainly is. Hope. “They’re so happy to be back and around each other.