Care home brings back ice cream run


August 4, 2023

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Dale Sorenson takes in his treat with sister-in-law Diane.

For the first time since the pandemic began in 2020, Sunnyside Health Care Center residents made a trip down the hill to Gordy's Warming House for ice cream on Wednesday, July 26.

Sunnyside Health Care Center staff, along with resident family members and volunteers wheeled 25 residents down the hill from the nursing home at Community Memorial Hospital to the coffee and ice cream shop.

"It was a great hot day for ice cream. Many flavors of ice cream were enjoyed by residents and [wheelchair] pushers," said Sunnyside director of engagement Toni Hubbell, noting that the roughly six-block rou...

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