December 18, 2013
Helping Hands Builds a Strong Sense of Community
Life’s heaviest burdens seem lighter when they’re shared. At Garden Spot Village, the Caring Connections program helps ensure that when a resident reaches out, someone is there to listen.
Caring Connections began in 2004 as a way to provide...
December 13, 2013
A decade or so ago, when some residents wanted to dig in the dirt, Campus Services made it happen. Today, Campus Services and the Farmers Club continue to collaborate to make vegetable gardening possible at Garden Spot Village. Outdoors and in, team members works closely with residents and other departments...
December 10, 2013
Love the food at Garden Spot Village? Here's a favorite recipe straight from our kitchen!
Black Bean & Corn Salad
16-oz. can of black beans, drained and rinsed
1 lb. bag of frozen corn, thawed
1/4 c. red bell pepper, diced
1/4 c. green bell pepper, diced
1/8 c. green onions (scallions), sliced
December 9, 2013
One of my most favorite times of the year at Garden Spot Village is Christmas. There is so much going on. Everyone: residents, friends, family, visitors, staff just seems to be in a good mood. It is absolutely wonderful. Obviously, one of the reasons for that is simply because it...
December 5, 2013
Emily Enright, general manager of dining services, serves classic, hearty soup for a terrific menu to satisfy everyone’s tastebuds. This recipe serves six.
Ham, Potato & Leek Soup
1/8 c. butter
1 qt. chicken broth
2 heaping c. leeks, thinly sliced, white and light green parts only
2 med. russet potatoes, peeled...