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July 2024 Newsletter
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Thank You for Making Our Bee-by Shower Un-BEE-lievable!

July 1, 2024 - We couldn’t bee more grateful for everyone who buzzed over to celebrate our upcoming little bundles of joy! Your presence ...

Memorial Day Missing Man Table

July 1, 2024 - Each item on the Missing Man Table represents the emotions and feelings reserved for those who did not come home. ...

* Message from Randall – July 2024

July 1, 2024 - Hi there, I’m Jett! You might have seen me wagging around the cottage recently. Traveling, visiting the cottage, and saying ...

Father’s Day!

May 29, 2024 - To all the Dads and Grandfathers, As Father’s Day approaches, it’s a time to honor and celebrate the incredible men ...

To our Nurses during Nurse’s Week!

May 29, 2024 - As we celebrated Nurse’s Week in May, it was moment for us to reflect on the incredible dedication, compassion, and ...

* Message from Randall – The Origins of Fathers

May 29, 2024 - 1909 Spokane Washington, a woman named Sonora Smart Dodd, whose father was a Civil War veteran, raise her and her ...

Resident of the Month: Catherine Bolig

April 29, 2024 - Catherine (Cathy) was born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania and is a proud graduate of Reading High School! Her and ...

Easter

April 29, 2024 - In March, we had the opportunity to facilitate a lot of Easter-themed activities: The residents enjoyed dying hard-boiled easter eggs, ...

Solar Eclipse 2024!

April 29, 2024 - We had a great view of the Solar Eclipse from our front porch! We were able to catch some neat ...

Farm Friends!

April 29, 2024 - This Spring, Our Residents and staff members enjoyed caring for two baby chicks for two weeks! We were responsible for ...

Resident of the Month: Anna Mae Smith

April 18, 2024 - Anna Mae was born on May 21, 1936 to Samuel Graeff and Edna (Kauffman) Graeff. She is the youngest of ...

Cottage Star: Antonina Muga

April 18, 2024 - We would like to take a minute to honor Antonina Muga (aka Hercules) for all of the determination she has ...

Philadelphia Phillies

April 18, 2024 - Baseball is back! The residents have loved cheering on the Phillies during their Spring Training and are looking forward to ...

Fastnacht Day

April 18, 2024 - Fastnacht Day 2024 was on Tuesday, February 13th. This food holiday is also known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, or ...

Valentine’s Day

April 18, 2024 - This year we celebrated Valentine’s Day with a love-themed happy hour! We served love potion #9 and special Valentine’s Day ...

Staff Christmas Party

January 30, 2024 - We love any opportunity to celebrate and cut loose with our wonderful staff! The employees of Columbia Cottage work so ...

Message from the President… Pursue Passion

January 30, 2024 - What is your passion?  What makes you so excited and filled with joy and life that you can hardy keep ...

Christine Horn Tree Dedication

January 4, 2024 - On Wednesday December 6th, Columbia Cottage took a heartfelt moment to honor and remember Christine Horn for all her hard ...

Message from the President… January 2024

January 4, 2024 - Taking Control Many of us seek out the opportunity to step in and take control of a particular situation or ...

Happy Holidays!

November 30, 2023 - Tis the season for hot chocolate, candy canes, Christmas cookies and lots of family. This year we have welcomed so ...

Berks County Field of Honor

August 7, 2023 - In Honor of all the brave men and women who have and continue to serve in the United States Military, ...

Mother’s Day Celebration

June 9, 2023 - On Mother’s Day we celebrated all of our seasoned moms with much deserved artisanal cupcakes and champagne! Words cannot express ...

Congratulations Cassie! Kutztown University Class of 2023!

June 9, 2023 - Cassandra has been a Columbia Cottage employee for 6 years! After earning her criminal justice associate degree at Reading Community ...

Superbowl LVII

March 1, 2023 - Philadelphia Eagles vs. Kansas City Chiefs The Cottage was ready to watch the hometown Philadelphia Eagles take on the Chiefs ...

Valentine’s Day Flower Arranging!

March 1, 2023 - Who needs store bought flowers when you can arrange your own bouquet! The ladies enjoyed picking loose flowers and assembling ...

Christmas Happy Hour

January 2, 2023 - This year, we were able to host our first Christmas event post-COVID and we were blown away by the overwhelming ...

Message from Noreen

January 2, 2023 - Dear Residents and Families, We are pleased to announce that we are now using an automated resident family notification system. ...

Veteran’s Day 2022

December 8, 2022 - Veteran’s Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. For one day, we ...

Corn Shucking at the Cottage

September 30, 2022 - The residents had a great time helping to shuck corn for an upcoming meal!

National Assisted Living Week

September 30, 2022 - American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living honor National Assisted Living Week in September! Themed “Joyful ...

Wyomissing Baby Boom

September 30, 2022 - The two latest Columbia Cottage babies joined our family! On July 24, Nurse Angie welcomed little girl, Rylie. On August ...

Message from the President (October 2022)

September 30, 2022 - We live in an overstimulated society, where busy schedules lead to lack of connection, where many people go through life ...

Balloon Bonanza!

July 29, 2022 - The residents had a blast watching Donna make fun balloon animals and hats! Donna showed the residents how to twist ...

Cottage Star: Christian Soliz

July 29, 2022 - This month we would like to honor our Cottage Star, Christian Soliz! Christian has been with Columbia Cottage for 11 ...

Family of the Month: Patricia Lin

July 29, 2022 - Patricia Lin was born and raised in New York City. She was born in a house near the Manhattan Bridge ...

August is Peach Month

July 29, 2022 - Peachy Facts Peaches are the third most popular fruit grown in America. United States provides about 25% of the world’s ...

Message from the President… Make a Difference

July 29, 2022 - Dreams are quite complex, aren’t they? The other morning, I awoke from a deep sleep and remembered sitting by a ...

Farwell Norma

July 1, 2022 - Once in a while, if you’re lucky, you’ll cross paths with someone really special who makes you laugh a little ...

Cottage Baby Updates!

July 1, 2022 - The Columbia Cottage Baby Boom continues! This summer will welcome a little girl for Nurse Angie and a little boy ...

Handpans with Donna!

July 1, 2022 - The handpan is a rare new kind of mesmerizing musical instrument invented in the 21st century. The handpan’s lenticular shape ...

Homemaker of the Year – Kevin Snyder

July 29, 2019 - Hello, my name is Kevin Snyder. I had the privilege of being selected as the 2019 Homemaker of the Year ...

Holiday Greetings

December 27, 2018 - The Holidays generally are a time of celebration and joy, as well as one of reflection as we ponder our ...

Resident of the Month – Violet Sampson

December 27, 2018 - Violet has been a resident of Columbia Cottage since Aug. 21, 2017. She was born and raised in Schuylkill Valley ...

Columbia Cottage Welcomes Noreen Krymski

December 27, 2018 - Hello, my name is Noreen Krymski, MSW, MHP. I am 45 years old and originally from Pittsburgh, PA. I have ...

Resident of the Month – Margaret “Peg” Duffy

October 30, 2018 - My name is Margaret Duffy, I like to be called “Peg”. I was born in Philadelphia, PA. Around the age ...

November Cottage Star – Sarah Radatti

October 30, 2018 - My name is Sarah Radatti and I have worked at the cottage in Wyomissing since 2015 as a Homemaker. I ...

Resident Christmas Party

October 8, 2018 - Our yearly Christmas party will be held on December 3rd from 5pm-7pm. Each apartment will be allowed 3 guests. Please ...

Do You Know Your Resident Wellness Director?

January 4, 2018 - As part of our care for you, Columbia Cottage provides Resident Wellness Directors who are focused on ensuring you are ...

Christmas Holiday Success

December 14, 2017 - We’ve had a great time celebrating the holidays here at Columbia Cottage. On 12/6/17 our staff celebrated the holidays by ...

Upcoming Event – Annual Christmas Party

November 5, 2017 - Well, here we are again! The Holidays are fast approaching, and the weather is crisp and well on its way ...
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