Recent Activities

Happy Hour & Karaoke

May 2022

Today’s happy hour and some karaoke fun! They’re enjoying Sex on the Beach, Tequila Sunrise’s and Painkiller drinks! Delish! 🍹

Ring Toss

May 2022

This week we had a little ring toss and some church services we were able to snap a few pics of! 🙂

Fun in the Sun

May 2022

Yesterday we had a little fun in the 🌞 and some refreshing cocktails and popcorn to beat the heat! 🍹

National Superhero Day!

April 2022

Yesterday was National Superhero Day! Residents wanted to have some fun, so we tried on some masks and we danced a little at the birthday party and played some games! 🥸

National Pretzel Day

April 2022

Yesterday was a little karaoke fun, happy hour and National Pretzel Day!! 🥳

Noodles & Balloons

March 2022

Just a little fun game of noodles and balloons before lunchtime!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

March 2022

We hope everyone had as much fun as we did for St. Patrick’s Day! We started with some delicious corn beef and cabbage for lunch! Then we had a party and want to thank Traditions Health Hospice Care for all the cookies and treats and of course we made green punch that we couldn’t get enough off! 🍀

Harley Came to Visit!

March 2022

Harley (the doggie) came to visit today and we had some karaoke and dancing fun with the residents and even staff jumped into sing “My Girl!” Good times at JSL! 🎶 🎤

February Birthdays!

February 2022

This week we had some Birthday fun, fast food Friday (Taco Bell-was the pick this week) and just looking at a book and relaxing! 🌮 📖 🥳

Happy Margarita Day

February 2022

In honor of National Margarita Day this week… we had to have a couple of (non-alcoholic) choices! Yummy! 🍹
It was a Fantastic Day!

Valentine's Day 2022

February 14 2022

Love was in the air yesterday at JSL! We had food, fun and flowers! Last year’s King and Queen crowned this year’s King and Queen and we also had a special delivery from Dwight Eisenhower Elementray School with Valentine’s day cards for all the residents!
It was a Fantastic Day!

Fast Food Friday 2022

January 2022

Fri-Yay!! Getting back in our old habits! Fast food Friday, karaoke and B-day celebrating! 🎂 🎤

Cheri's Birthday Celebration!

January 2022

Friday we celebrated Cheri’s bday and she picked Pizza for Fast Food Friday! 🎁 🍕

Learning about Italy!

January 2022

This month we choose Italy to learn about! 🇮🇹

Karaoke & Coloring Fun

December 2021

Yup!! You guessed it! Karaoke and some coloring fun with our staff and wonderful residents! 🎨 🎤

Thanksgiving 2021

November 2021

Turkey Tom stopped by to visit the residents at lunch! We had a blast! 🦃

Resident Council Meeting

November 2021

Today we had Resident Council! Nice turn out and good ideas for some upcoming fun!

Chair Exercises

November 2021

A little 💃 dancing/chair exercise we did!

Happy Halloween!

October 2021

Halloween and Birthday Fun! Trick or treat from JSL 🎃 👻

Thank you Indiana Home Care Northwest!

October 2021

Thank you to Indiana Home Care Northwest for donating Tacos for Fast Food Friday! Not only did the residents enjoy them but us dressed up as well! 🧙‍♂️ 🎃

Just a little JSL fun with our friends!

October 2021

Just a little bit of fun that we are having this month at Journey Senior Living!

National Toasted Marshmallow Day

August 2021

Yesterday was National Toasted Marshmallow here is a few residents AND our newest resident Audrey joining in and meeting the gang! 😋

Drive-thru Wheel Chair Wash

August 2021

Today we had a Drive-thru Wheel Chair Wash– we played some music and cruised around the courtyard and got our “wheels” washed! 🚗 🌞

Celebrating August Birthdays!

August 2021

We did some celebrating this week and have another birthday this weekend!! Happy birthday to all! 🥳

National Watermelon Day!

August 2021

It was a perfect day for our residents to celebrate national Watermelon day! We love giving our residents all the best snacks!!

Fast food Friday!

July 2021

Today’s Fast Food Friday was sponsored by Chick-fil-A! Thank you guys so much for donating all the delicious chicken nuggets! The residents and staff really enjoyed them! 💕

Birthday Fun at JSL!

July 2021

Birthday fun and weekend crafts! Great times at JSL! 🥳

National Pecan Pie Day

July 2021

Yesterday was National Pecan Pie day! So we got mini pecan pies to enjoy!

Rainy Day Activities

July 2021

Rainy days don’t stop us from getting creative with some coloring projects and listening to some music! 🎵

Therapy Dog, Jitu Visited!

June 2021

A big Thank You to Right At Home for bringing in Jitu, the therapy dog, he brought smiles and kisses to our residents- we also saw some tricks and enjoyed a slice of pizza!

Tie Dye Friday!

June 2021

Happy Friday! Today was Tie dye/Hippie day! The residents/staff are getting a kick out of these outfits this week and we had a blast doing it❣

CNA Week 2021

June 2021

For CNA week we have lots of little fun things planned for our amazing staff!! Yesterday was superhero day and here is some of the managers dressed up to show our support!

Happy Father's Day

June 2021

We had a really nice Father’s Day and enjoyed some RootBeer Floats and reminisced!

National Doughnut Day

June 2021

In honor of National Doughnut Day we had Dunkin Donuts and really enjoyed them! But we want to send a HUGE shoutout to the car infront of who paid it forward and actually bought them for the residents and staff! Thank you and we appreciate the very kind gesture! 💕 🍩

National Pizza Day

May 2021

Thanks to Tracy Self at Indiana HomeCare Northwest for donating pizza for National Pizza Day and of course we enjoyed some fresh air planting in the courtyard!

Sunshine and Fresh Air!

May 2021

It was a beautiful day today, so a perfect time to get outside and enjoy the weather! Fresh air and flowers – what more could you ask for?!

Cinco De Mayo Celebration!

May 2021

We had a Cinco De Mayo blast with bean bag toss, nachos and margaritas 🍹#JSL
And a big shout out to Unity Hospice for donating the BIG Bag Toss!

Art Therapy

April 2021

We did some Art Therapy and colored some beautiful pictures! These guys did a great job and had so much fun!

Happy Birthday, Meriam!

April 2021

Today was our very own Administrator Meriam’s Birthday! We enjoyed some time in the courtyard and celebrated with a delicious cake! HAPPY Birthday shoutout to Meriam! We appreciate you and all you do! #birthdayfun

Fast Food Fridays!

April 2021

The last few weeks of Fast Food Friday consisted of pizza, tacos and White Castle! The residents enjoy snack time on Friday’s and who can blame them!? Yummm!
And a huge shout out to Dawn Hopper for contributing to their fun and fabulous Friday’s!

Happy Birthday, Ms. Jane Cole!

April 2021

It was our very own Ms. Jane Cole’s birthday– Happy happy birthday to you young lady and many many more! 🥳

Making Cucumbers Sandwiches with Chef Liz!

February 2020

Our residents enjoyed a cucumber sandwich making demonstration from our very own Chef Liz. It was a wonderful time had by all. 

Christmas/New Years 2020

Both residents and staff members alike had a wonderful time celebrating the holidays this year! With all we went through this year, we were happy to provide such a wonderful celebration in a safe and healthy way for our community!

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Journey Senior Living of Merrillville

7900 Rhode Island St

Merrillville, Indiana 46410