The Rockwood witnesses Totality!

What an amazing experience for the Residents and Staff of The Rockwood. We were fortunate enough to be in the path of eclipse totality. For a brief moment, everyone witnessed an event that none of us had witnessed before, total solar eclipse. We all gathered outside on our two patios to enjoy this amazing event. The photos do not do the event justice, thank goodness enough professionals were able to take great photos of this event.

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A Sweet Trip to Bissinger’s!

Our Residents had the pleasure to take a trip to the famous Bissinger’s Chocolate Factory in St. Louis. What an interesting place and interesting history. And the chocolate? YUM! Betty and Mildred (pictured together below) were ready to play Lucy and Ethel in the candy conveyor skit! Haha!!

We all went to lunch at Caleco’s downtown afterward. Biggest menu in downtown StL. Great fun, great food and great friends!

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Folk and Bluegrass comes to The Rockwood

The Residents of The Rockwood enjoyed our new entertainer Mark Raborn. The first time we have had a banjo bluegrass player here and everyone really enjoyed the variety of songs he played in his genre. Check him out if you can or come join us next time he is on our activity calendar!

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Tai Chi comes to The Rockwood

Exercise is a big part of the weekly activities at The Rockwood. With that, our Residents were excited to start a new exercise, Tai Chi. Taught by a master, Lin. They are learning how their bodies can work in different ways than what they are used to. Such a calming, flowing exercise that will make them stronger and more flexible. We look for longevity, and being fit in body and mind is a great gateway for a healthy life.

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