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Day 1: Balloon Launch in France

on 06/01/2016 11:57 AM
The first day of National Nursing Home Week is always started off with a BANG or should we say "Lift Off!"  Balloons are launched and we let the party begin for the week!  Staff, along with a couple of our residents, braved the intermittent rain showers to officially kick of the celebration.  Dorothy Camp, Lloyd Mayfield, Pauline Rubeck, Betty Welch, Delores Burkhart, Florenc...
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Nursing Home Week Proclaimed in Brazil!

on 05/10/2016 9:30 AM
Mayor Brian Wyndham met with several people from our community, including an Exceptional Living Centers of Brazil resident, our Executive Director, and Community Liaison, to sign a proclamation to declare national Nursing Home Week an event in Brazil.  Join us as we and others across the nation celebrate our senior living community.
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Easter Bunny Fun!

on 04/06/2016 11:09 AM
Exceptional Living Centers of Brazil started Easter weekend with happiness as families and friends of our residents came out to experience our Annual Easter Egg Hunt held on Good Friday, March 25. Our residents really enjoyed seeing the children racing around hunting Easter Eggs, laughing and smiling while also celebrating the true meaning of Easter. And, the fun did not stop there. Except...
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ELCB's Friday Night at the Theater

on 03/03/2016 7:50 AM
Instead of our residents going out to the theater in the cold winter weather which Clay County has been experiencing lately, the theater came to them. On Friday, Feb. 26, The Community Theater of Clay County visit our center and put on a quite a show. The group was made up of about 25 people, ranging from all ages, who just simply enjoy entertaining. Friday night's show was a musical ensemb...
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Couple Celebrates 70th Anniversary at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil

on 02/23/2016 11:57 AM
One of Exceptional Living Center of Brazil's longest married couples, who tied the knot 70 years ago, has celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary. On February 5, 1946, in Clay City, Indiana, Albert and Edna "Betty" Moyer started a 70-year journey they will never forget.  "I had just returned home to Clay City after a three-year service in the military and met, and fell in love with, B...
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Valentine King and Queen

on 02/16/2016 12:30 PM
It is that time of year again when our residents and staff voted for their Exceptional Living Center of Brazil king and queen of Valentine's Day. This year's winners include King James Johnson and Queen Florence Davis of Exceptional Living Center of Brazil along with King Robert Boatman and Queen Patricia Haseman of The Village Memory Care Neighborhood. Our wonderful and beloved Activities D...
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Santa Brings Christmas Cheer

on 12/31/2015 2:35 PM
Once a year, Santa makes his list and checks it twice. What does he find but Exceptional Living Center of Brazil on the nice list (I think the 2015 IHCA Long Term Care Facility of the Year award persuaded him)! This year, before he made his worldwide trek to children across the world, he visited Exceptional Living Center of Brazil for the annual resident and family Christmas party.  Ou...
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Music Therapy Program Rings Forth at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil

on 12/31/2015 2:21 PM
Exceptional Living Center of Brazil has had a wonderful holiday season with residents, families, and team members. From our annual Christmas meal to the sweet sound of music from area community groups, the holidays take on a special meaning in our community. This year, we were once again blessed by the music therapy program from Gentiva Hospice. One of their music therapists is a very talen...
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Forest Park Elementary Students Bring Cheer to Residents

on 12/16/2015 9:11 AM
Before Thanksgiving, Christina Myer began thinking about the school's annual Christmas gift exchange. Each year, students exchanged names and presents. This year, she thought it might be neat to do something different. "The community has given so much to Forest Park," Myer said, who is a sign-language interpreter for the hearing impaired. "We wanted to give something back." Myer's daughter...
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All Hallows' Eve Excitement at ELCB

on 11/13/2015 4:09 PM
It was a star studded spooktacular Halloween for Exceptional Living Center of Brazil. Residents and staff were enjoying all the sweet treats they could handle as they mingled with the likes of Fred and Wilma Flintstone, Brazil's local Scarecrow, and the infamous Brazil Nun. Over a dozen staff members took to the holiday affair and dressed as their alter egos for the event. Fred and Wilma w...
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Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease

on 10/19/2015 2:55 PM
Exceptional Living Center of Brazil took part in raising awareness for Alzheimer's disease.  This year, the walk was held on Sunday, September 20 in Terre Haute with 42 teams walking the Indiana Veterans Memorial Mile. Exceptional Living Center of Brazil had a team made up of a 11 staff members and family who wanted to support the cause.  It was a gorgeous day with the sun shi...
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ELCB Marches for Children

on 10/08/2015 2:34 PM
The Kiwanis Club of Brazil hosts a pancake breakfast and parade for children every year in September. The big event is known as KDay Pancakes and Sausage Feast and Parade around the Clay County area. Kids of all ages look forward to watching the parade and participating in this event. Exceptional Living Center of Brazil is a member of the Kiwanis Club in Brazil and assisted in this event to ...
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Center Celebrates State Wide Award with Celebration

on 09/29/2015 10:47 AM
Exceptional Living Center of Brazil celebrated their 2015 Indiana Health Care Association Long Term Care Facility of the Year win with a special recognition event September 25. Check out more on the Brazil Times website.
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Annual Carnival Fun!

on 09/02/2015 10:05 AM
Imagine your own backyard transformed into a world full of colors and animals with a festive spirit filling the air. That is exactly what Exceptional Living Center of Brazil accomplished for their residents and families recently. Every August, Exceptional Living Center of Brazil's activities department plans a day full of celebration with activities that any adult young at heart could enjoy....
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ELCB Celebrates IHCA Win with Bingo & Lunch

on 08/17/2015 8:29 AM
  More than 100 people enjoyed a barbecue lunch in Forest Park on Friday, courtesy of Exceptional Living Center and the assisted living center being built, Towne Park, Brazil. "We are celebrating that we were voted Facility of the Year for 2015 by the Indiana Health Care Association," said spokesperson Heidi Weiss. "This is just a fun summer event. We wanted to celebrate summer and b...
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Center Named IHCA LTC Facility of the Year

on 08/10/2015 9:03 AM
Exceptional Living Center of Brazil has been named the 2015 Long Term Care Facility of the Year by the Indiana Health Care Association (IHCA). "Over the last year we have responded to community need by expanding our secure memory care wing and offering private rooms. Our activities department has added programming to fulfill the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our residents whil...
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Community BBQ To Celebrate ELCB & Towne Park Assisted Living

on 07/16/2015 1:23 PM
The Clay County community is invited to come out to a special event to help celebrate Exceptional Living Center of Brazil and Towne Park Assisted Living on Friday, August 14 at 11:30 a.m. Exceptional Living Center of Brazil was recently named the 2015 Indiana Healthcare Association Facility of the year and we are throwing a party to commemorate this achievement. The free BBQ will include a spe...
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Fired Up for July 4th!

on 07/14/2015 9:09 AM
Each Fourth of July holiday, Exceptional Living Center of Brazil residents get fired up for an outing to Forest Park for their annual Rotary celebration to listen to the well-known band "The Van-dell's."   The Van-Dell's are a '50's and '60's rock and roll tribute band that play every year at their July celebration and the resident thoroughly enjoy going to see them perform. Our acti...
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Resident Turns 100 and Receives Presidential Congratulatory Letter

on 06/23/2015 6:32 AM
Kathryn White originally from Harmony, celebrated her 100th birthday during a surprise party at Exceptional Living Center Brazil on Friday. When asked what her future plans are, she said, "I'll just take it as it comes. You can't do anything about it anyway." She was presented with a bouquet of flowers by Natalie Cassady of The Brazil Times, a letter of congratulations from President and Mrs. Ba...
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Name Revealed for Brazil's First Assisted Living Center

on 06/10/2015 6:12 AM
The foundation has not yet been poured for the new assisted living facility on Murphy Avenue in Brazil but the first potential resident has put down a $500 refundable deposit. Harold Plunkett has looked at the building plans and picked out his one-bedroom apartment. The facility is being built in front of Exceptional Living Center Brazil and the logo was unveiled Tuesday morning by John Noffsi...
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