Donation Brings Children’s Books to Rochester Hills Public Library Mini-Branches

Those living in Sanctuary at Bellbrook, Avon on the Lake Senior Living, and Samaritas Affordable Living will now be able to share a variety of beloved children’s books their grandchildren and other little visitors.   “We know the importance of reading out loud to your children but we’re just starting to realize the positive impact it has on seniors,” says Outreach and Bookmobile Services Manager Mary Davis, “Bringing books to mini-branches will give them an opportunity to bond with their loved … [Read more...]

Tea Party Brightens Day for Older Residents

On a recent beautiful summery day in early September, the Horticultural Therapy Committee of the Rochester Garden Club hosted a tea party in the gardens of Sanctuary at Bellbrook in Rochester Hills to brighten the day for thirty Assisted Living residents. Committee members made flower-festooned hats for the residents, who were seated at tables covered with white table cloths. Finger sandwiches, fruit kabobs, brownies and other desserts were served, and tea was poured out into bone china cups … [Read more...]