Health & Wellness

Dancers Bring Joy to Residents of Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights in Honor of National Grandparents Day

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Star Struck Dance Studio performs at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights in celebration of National Grandparents Day on September 10.
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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In recognition of National Grandparents Day, Autumn Lake Health Care at Berkeley Heights hosted a special event that included dancers from Star Struck Dance Studio to share their talent and bring joy to the residents and family members.  

National Grandparents Day offers us an opportunity to not only thank our grandparents, but to spend time with them. The thought behind National Grandparents Day is to encourage families to recognize, value and appreciate the wisdom and heritage their grandparents can share with them.  

An additional important message behind National Grandparents Day is a simple one -- let the elderly know you love them. It is not uncommon for the elderly to face loneliness. Considering this reality, family members can help to prevent loneliness by visiting, call to make a special date -- and join your loved ones for one of their regularly scheduled activities. 

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At Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights, Activities Coordinators take pride in their sense of community by inviting groups to entertain their residents, as well as coordinate a calendar of programs and activities throughout the entire year. Families are encouraged to join in and connect with their loved ones.  

Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights, a skilled nursing facility located in Berkeley Heights, NJ, has earned an overall 5 Star Rating, in accordance with the standards set forth by the State of NJ and the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

For more information about Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights visit website: autumnlakehcberkeleyheights.com or call 908-897-1000. Like the Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights Facebook page

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