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Hitz Happenings

A Visit with Bunnies

We had a special treat, Victoria, along with her brother Nicholas, brought 4 of her baby bunnies in to visit with our residents and staff. Victoria raises New Zealand White Rabbits for 4-H. (To learn more about the Illinoi 4-H program, click here) She brought in 4 of her bunnies to be cuddled and pet, […]

Fishing Trip

On Friday, June 21st, a few of our resident’s braved the weather to go on a fishing trip! While they did have to cut their adventure short due to the rain, while they were out, they had a blast. One of our resident’s son came out with us and played the role of hook guy. […]

Father’s Day Dinner

Thursday, June 13th we hosted our annual Father’s Day Dinner. This year’s theme was western. For dinner our residents and their families ate bbq pork steaks, baked beans, baked potato, salad, and peach pie or apple pie. We had entertainment by Paul Jarvis, a Willie Nelson impersonator. Everyone had such a wonderful time! To all […]

Auxiliary Salad Luncheon

The Hitz Auxiliary hosted their annual Salad Luncheon, on Friday, June 7th at 1:00pm. The theme was beach party and we had a menu of mini chicken salad, turkey and ham sandwiches, spring salad, and then members of the community made different sides to share. It is always fun to see what everyone brings and […]

Nursing Home Week – Beach Day

For the last day of Nursing Home Week, we had a beach party. Vitas Hospice came in and made ice cream sundaes for us, we listened to beach party music, had decorations, and of course we had leis. We were so busy having fun and enjoying ourselves we only got two pictures! This past week […]

Nursing Home Week – Fiesta Day

Our fourth day of Nursing Home Week, we celebrated Fiesta Day! We had maracas crafts, music, a piñata, and margaritas. Some of our residents opted for virgin margaritas while a few others wanted the real deal, (don’t worry, it was a tiny amount and all approved by a doctor!). Most of the residents opted for […]