Springfield Place Celebrates Summer with Community Luau!

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Springfield Place Luau

Springfield Place recently celebrated summer with a community luau. Residents, staff, and family members joined us at our community for a feast, celebrating all the fun of summer. Learn more about our luau and make plans to join us for our next event!

A Spirit of Aloha at Springfield Place

Springfield Place residents enjoying the luau!Most people know that “aloha” is a Hawaiian greeting used by locals and tourists alike to say hello or goodbye. However, for those more familiar with the Hawaiian culture, the meaning of aloha goes much deeper than a passive greeting. It’s a spirit and a way of life of the Hawaiian peopleIn fact, one early teaching says,

“Aloha is being a part of all, and all being a part of me. When there is pain – it is my pain. When there is joy – it is also mine. I respect all that is as part of the Creator and part of me. I will not willfully harm anyone or anything. When food is needed I will take only my need and explain why it is being taken. The earth, the sky, the sea are mine to care for, to cherish and to protect.”

Resident at Springfield Place luau

On a more basic level, aloha can also be translated literally as “joyfully sharing life.” That’s what we do at Springfield Place. We offer high-quality assisted living services that allow our residents and their families to joyfully share life today. Every day, we embody a spirit of Aloha.

We were excited to showcase our own spirit of aloha and our way of joyfully sharing life by hosting a luau for residents, families, and friends. The event was inside and outside featuring live steel drum music and Polynesian-inspired food. The event was a big hit with residents loving the food and music. One resident commented, “It was great to see the entire Springfield Place team at the Luau working together, and they did a fantastic job!” Another resident enjoyed the music saying, “I’ve never experienced live steel drum music – and I loved it!” 

We’d love to share our spirit of Aloha with you! Come and see how we strive to joyfully share life at Springfield Place

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Alissa has been working in marketing and the senior living industry for over 8 years. With a B.S. in advertising from the University of Illinois, Alissa has worked all over the world as a freelance communications strategist and writer. Published in Forbes, Senior Finance Advisor, Alzheimers.net and on other leading senior care blogs, she leverages her working knowledge of the senior care industry with leading research and best practices to create engaging content benefitting seniors and their caregivers. In her free time, Alissa loves to travel, read, cook, and spend time with her family.