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Seniors enjoy a spa day

Valentine’s Day is not just about romantic love. At Traditions of Hanover, residents indulged in a spa day to bring attention to the importance of self-care and self-love.

The spa day experience featured gourmet refreshments like mimosas, tea sandwiches, and chocolate-covered strawberries.

Speech-language pathology students from Moravian University also helped pamper residents by giving mini-manicures, a quintessential self-care activity.

“I enjoyed the whole experience,” resident Rosemarie Schadle said. “The students were so good, so nice.”

The welcomed visitors made meaningful connections with their newfound friends, helping make beaded bracelets and sugar scrubs, playing bingo, singing karaoke, and learning about their lives.

“This is an awesome activity to bring everyone together on Valentine’s Day to celebrate love and kindness and what it means to be happy,” said Katie Anne Dick, one of the speech-language pathology students.

Another student, Nicole Bull, added, “Today, for me, is a day for us to share love and memories through conversations and activities together.”

PRESS PHOTOS COURTESY TRADITIONS OF HANOVER Traditions of Hanover resident Rosemarie Schadle makes a craft alongside speech-language pathology students from Moravian University, Lauren Kelley, Nicole Bull, Jess Mann and Sarah Lombardo.
Speech-language pathology students from Moravian University give mini-manicures to residents of Traditions of Hanover. Residents, on the left, are Kathy Waldron, Vera Delhi, Pauline Beck and Rosemarie Schadle. Students are Aria Pant, Colleen Simonson, Jess Mann and Sam Forcht.
Photo three (residents and octagon-shaped table): Moravian students Blake Schuck, Julia Marinaccio and Amanda Smith assist with activities during the residents' spa day.