Physically Distanced. Socially Connected.

Clark Retirement - Physically distanced, socially connected

Physically distanced. Socially connected.

At Clark, we don’t like to think of our residents and staff as socially distant, rather we say we’re physically distanced and socially connected. During the course of the pandemic and associated executive orders from the State of Michigan we have committed to keeping our residents safe and socially engaged.

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"Distanced" activities to socially connect with each other

While, we have had to physically distance for safety, our connection as a community remains strong. Our Life Enrichment Team has gone above and beyond to keep our residents engaged and connected. We are excited to highlight some of the amazing activities at Clark that have continued to keep our residents, families and staff connected.

  • Spirit Weeks

    Spirit Weeks with fun themes like Crazy Hair Day.

  • "Holiday" Weeks

    Our residents loved celebrating Thanksgiving in September.

  • Love from the community

    Letters and pictures from the community brings our residents and staff cheer!

  • Virtual Weddings

    Attending weddings and events via Zoom

  • Virtual Bingo

    While are not able to congregate in person, we still have lots of fun as a community with our virtual bingo evenings!

  • Increased TV Programming

    More programming on Clark's internal TV station including exercise classes, meditations and church services.

  • Outdoor Musical Performances

    Outdoor performances from musicians that our residents are able to listen to from their windows.

  • Equine Therapy Window Visits

    Equine therapy window visits bring joy, reminiscence and engagement to residents

  • Indoor Putting Green

    Residents may not be able to the golf course, so we brought the golf course to them.

  • Virtual and One-on-One Music Therapy

    Virtual (via Zoom) and one-on-one Music Therapy from our licensed Music Therapist. One-on-one music therapy sessions offer specialized treatment focused on reminiscence, cognitive stimulation, exercise and brings so much joy.

  • Spiritual Care

    Our team uses Zoom to continue to provide residents with Spiritual Care.

  • Patio Visits

    Family visits on the outdoor patio. We’ve hosted over 200 visits with residents loved ones.

  • Outdoor Parades

    Outdoor parades to say hello to neighbors and brighten their day!

  • Virtual Coffee Hours

    Virtual coffee hour every week

  • Walking Club

    Residents are still getting their steps in with our physically distanced walking club.

  • Hallway Activities

    Hallway group activities including sing-alongs, bingo and exercise

  • Themed Movie and Meal Evenings

    In partnership with Unidine, each night, residents enjoy specially curated movie that paired with the special themed meal of the day, and trivia – all broadcasted live directly into resident rooms.

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Clark "Smiles" video

Surprise 99th Birthday Celebration

Equine Therapy window visit

Resident breaks open a taco piñata

Hallway karaoke