Life Care Center of North Glendale
Life Care Center of North Glendale

Life Care residents share favorite memories of fall


10/20/2021
Our Amazing Residents

We recently asked our residents to share their favorite autumn memories, and here are some of their most unique responses.

“One of my favorite autumn memories was during one of my birthdays. There were these leaves that were in big piles that we lit on fire. I thought it was pretty cool.”

J.L., Life Care Center of Kennewick, Washington


“I remember my husband came home from the service one fall. It was the best day of my life.”

C.B., Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts


“Playing with my dog, Tippy, in the nice weather. I would spin my daughter around and throw her in the leaves. Sometimes, I would get her too high in the air, so I stopped.”

H.K., Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina

Pumpkin carving

“Horse rodeos, carving pumpkins and roasting the seeds.”

M.R., Hickory House Nursing Home in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania


“My favorite memories of fall are when I went hunting with my dad. Going camping in Kolomoki Campground in Georgia.”

J.A., Life Care Center of Athens, Tennessee


“My favorite memory is when the trees turn all different colors, when all the leaves fall. I also like apple pie and apple cobbler.”

G.M., Life Care Center of LaGrange, Indiana


“I remember going to the pumpkin patch field and picking out pumpkins to take home to carve. We would roast the pumpkin seeds to eat.”

M.P., Life Care Center of Columbia, Tennessee

“I loved to decorate my car because it was cheaper – ha ha! I love making and smelling baked cookies. Instead of doing turkey for the family, I would make chicken. Oh, can’t forget my homemade sweet potatoes!”

D.C., Life Care Center of Estero, Florida


“I look forward to the beginning of fall. I can almost smell Tennessee football in the air. Go Vols!”

J.G., Life Care Center of Red Bank in Chattanooga, Tennessee


“Going to the state fair in Beaumont. I’ve been there since I was little and all the way to high school.”

A.C., Garden Terrace at Fort Worth

“I loved the sound of walking on crunchy leaves.”

T.N., Garden Terrace at Houston


“I remember my dad, me and my sister tying four or five plastic kites to the fence with ribbons tied to them and letting them fly for days.”

R.S., Life Care Center of Sierra Vista, Arizona


“I remember the first time I traveled with my family to the mountains during the fall. I thought the colors were the most beautiful thing I had ever seen.”

B.S., Life Care Center of Centerville, Tennessee

“I love to get ready to decorate the house. I love the smell of pumpkin candles. When we have mealtime, our family will go to the house of whomever makes the best turkey!”

J.B., Life Care Center of Estero, Florida


“I loved our family Thanksgiving gatherings. I love my family.”

S.W., Life Care Center of Orlando, Florida


“Walnuts falling off the trees and all of the leaves falling down on my family farm. Love the color of all the leaves!”

V.S., Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau, Missouri

“Camping with Scouts, hiking, working on merit badges, fishing and seeing the kids’ smiling faces.”

M.C., Hickory House Nursing Center in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania


“I love fall decorations!”

N.H., Life Care Center of Athens, Tennessee


“My husband and I would drive to Vermont every year. We love all the colors, especially the red and yellow leaves.”

B.C., Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts


“I enjoyed going to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on vacation to visit a friend who worked for the Phillies. I’d also go to Kansas City Chiefs football games back when Len Dawson was the quarterback.”

E.H., Garden Terrace at Overland Park, Kansas


“My favorite fall memory is when I had my kids.”

J.W., Life Care Center of Kennewick, Washington


“I enjoyed going down the Tennessee River in Chattanooga to look at the changing leaves. The destination offered kettle corn and bluegrass music.”

M.M., Life Care Center of Red Bank, Tennessee

“Seeing everyone else dress up for Halloween and seeing the leaves change.”

D.F., Life Care Center of Estero, Florida


“My best memory is raking the leaves and burning them in a pile. I liked the way it smelled and raking up a pile of leaves and jumping in the middle of them.”

R.A., Life Care Center of Pueblo, Colorado

“My favorite memory is going to the apple orchard and picking apples with my dad. My other favorite memory was that I always loved going trick-or-treating when I had a home of my own. I would pass out treats, and my kids would help me.”

P.V., Life Care Center of LaGrange, Indiana


“My first fall in Wyoming – lots of mountains and some snow on them. Everything was new to us, the food was good and we met a lot of nice people.”

L.J., Garden Terrace at Fort Worth


“The leaves changing in Ohio. My favorite colors are red, yellow and brown. We did a lot of fishing in the fall.”

M.B., Life Care Center of Orlando, Florida


“I went to bluegrass festivals with my husband.”

M.S., Life Care Center of Athens, Tennessee

“My favorite memory would be taking the horses for a nice long ride with my friends. The horses would not get too hot to go for long rides. The weather was perfect.”

L.A., Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina


“Going to the Southeast Missouri Fair when I was a little girl.”

M.M., Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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