News & Views from Campus: October 23rd – October 29th

With the seasons changing and cooling weather, we look forward to many fun, exciting holidays and events. However, you don’t want to overlook Medicare Open Enrollment during this time, as it could affect you for the entire year of 2023.

Each year from October 15 to December 7, Medicare allows members to compare Part D Prescription plans and switch to different companies or plans at no penalty. It is a good idea to compare prescription plans to determine the plan that gives you “the biggest bang for your buck.” Things to consider include: monthly premium, deductibles, copays for medicines, pharmacy network status, among others. You also need to consider how you want to pay for the insurance plan; you may choose to have the plan billed to you monthly or have the amount deducted from your Social Security benefit.

Good Samaritan is happy to help its residents and cottagers with researching and enrolling in part D plans. Residents/families are invited to schedule an appointment with our Accounting staff during the Open Enrollment period. Please call Aaron Mast to schedule an appointment or for more information. NOTE: Cottagers will need to bring a list of medicines (or bottles) and their red, white, and blue Medicare card.

Prepare yourselves for THE HAUNTED HALLWAYS OF SHELTERING GROVE! Good Samaritan Home will utilize the currently empty rooms (are they REALLY empty?) along Sheltering Grove for a frightfully fun experience on Halloween, Monday, October 31st at 1pm!

Spooky tricks or tasty treats? MAYBE a little of both, but you’ll have to be there to experience it for yourselves! Mark your calendar and come help us celebrate a ghoulishly great Halloween!

Happy Birthday

Lacey Kistner(E)                             10-24

Rachel Gerecke(E)                         10-25

Rita Esselman                                10-26

John Eaton(E)                                10-26

Kaleigh Roberts(E)                         10-26

KAtherin Weiske(E)                        10-28

Alora Vansteele                              10-29

Weekly Inspiration

“If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.”

~ Old Latin Proverb ~

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK

Isaiah 43: 2-4

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, and the Holy One of Israel, your Savior…Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you.”

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:

Residents:  All Residents Staff: All Volunteers

Attention Cottagers

We’ve had some confusion lately over what is open to our cottagers. In short, EVERYTHING is open including dining, activities, entertainment, chapel services, etc. So, stop in, we want to see you!               -Nathan

Activity Calendar

***All schedules are subject to change without notice***

Sunday, October 23rd————————————————    

Salem Church Service & Our Redeemer Lutheran service available for individual viewings

9:00      Worship – Channel 3 & Chapel

1:00      Sunday Matinee: Hubie Halloween – Channel 3

2:00      Rummikub – Anna Brown

Monday, October 24th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:45       Chair Zumba – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3 & Social Room

2:00       LindyMoo Mooosic – Channel 3  

6:30       Kennel Club Visit – Social Room

Tuesday, October 25th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:45       Pound Class – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:00       The Tabors: An Epic Tale of the West– Channel 3 & Social Room

2:00       Resident Council – Social Room

Wednesday, October 26th———————————————

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Art Club – Town Hall

2:00       Open Season: Scared Silly – Channel 3

6:00       LifePoint Bingo – Social Room

Thursday, October 27th———————————————–

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00    Communion Service – Chapel

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:00       The Dog Who Saved Halloween – Channel 3

1:30       Dominoes – Social Room

Friday, October 28th—————————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Ozzie & Rocky – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:00       Casper: A Spirited Adventure – Channel 3

2:00       Bingo – Social Room

Saturday, October 29th————————————————–

Games, Cards, Etc. available in Bartley Family Room

10:00       Bingo – Anna Brown

11:00       Exercise – Channel 3 Only

1:00         The Nightmare Before Christmas – Channel 3

2:00         Bingo – Southern Court

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