Balloons Released at Columbus Retirement Home to Celebrate Assisted Living Week

COLUMBUS, Neb. – Folks at Prairie Village Retirement Center have been a busy bunch this week.

In celebration of Assisted Living Week, residents at the retirement home launched balloons into the air on Wednesday.

Marketing director for Prairie Village Ashley Nielsen, says the workers had a great time putting on the balloon launch and it is one of many things the retirement center has hosted this week to celebrate the people that live there.

“It just symbolized the connection we have with the residents and celebrate them as resident this week,” says Nielsen.

Nielsen says the residents have been eager to partake in everything the workers have organized this week.

“They really get into the dressing up and we have prizes every day, so it’s a fun little competition ,” says Nielsen.

Residents finished the mid-afternoon event with a banana split.

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