A granddaughter’s very special birthday celebration.

–Adrienne Ranck, Lifestyle Coordinator

Jim Fletcher, who is an assisted living resident, at Hickory Point, has one of the most loving and kindhearted families. On a recent Saturday, it was his granddaughter Maggie’s birthday.

To include Jim in the celebration, three of his daughters – Cheryl, Terry, and Carla – and Maggie and her dog Fletch stood outside his window while a fourth daughter Tina joined in on FaceTime. Jim and his daughters sang “Happy Birthday” to Maggie. And then, she opened a birthday card and gift from Jim. It was touching to see all of them visiting, laughing, and talking about future travels once the restrictions were lifted. 

They had a hard time saying goodbye that morning, but they knew they would be visiting again soon. Jim was choked up, and I couldn’t help but be, too! We are so thankful for Jim’s family and for all our families who work with us to help keep our seniors’ lives as normal as possible during this time.