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Fourth day volunteering at nursing home
So today I didn’t get to stay as long because they weren’t going to have activities for the residents. So first we put on a movie for them to watch, it was a Cantinflas movie, which I never heard of and was in spanish. Then I was sent to do room visits and the two ladies I went to go visit were not happy I was there and ignored me most of the time or refused to participate. The first...
3rd day nursing home
Today was the third day of me volunteering and it actually went by very fast. First we picked out a movie for the residents to watch which was Tarzan. I liked seeing some of their faces really interested in the movie with their eyes glued to the screen cuz I grew up with that movie and remembered really enjoying watching it each time. Then we took them to a room so they could watch some dancers...
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Second Day at nursing home
So today I helped the residents at the nursing home decorate shamrocks with stickers and glitter. Many got very creative, one decorated the border of the shamrock with little shiny shamrocks and she put gold coins and glitter in the center. Then I went to make room visits to three of the residents and one of them broke my heart. Her name was Lorenza Gonzalez and she was sitting near a table...
Ten Inch Hero
So its been a while since I’ve seen a great feel-good sappy chick-flick and the one I watched tonight called Ten Inch Hero was awesome. I cried, I cringed, I cussed, I busted out laughing…it was just so much to take in and I’m still trying to recover from the overdose of cheesiness I got from it. It was so cute and had my kind of humor. The guys were such sweethearts and cute...
First day volunteering at nursing home
So today I began volunteering at the nursing home close by my house and the experience gave me mixed emotions. When I arrived they had me grab some of the games that were on shelves and separate and place them on the tables for when the residents when brought in to play the games. Then when they arrived I helped bring each of them to one of the games and helped explain how to play it. Some were...