Local Nursing Home to be Transformed Into Garden Oasis Thanks to Caesars Entertainment Volunteers and Second Wind Dreams

April 22, 2013

LAS VEGAS (April 19, 2013) – Residents of the North Las Vegas Care Center will see the center of their outdoor activities transformed into a garden oasis this week when Caesars Entertainment HERO volunteers join with Second Wind Dreams to make sustainable improvements to the Care Center’s courtyard on Saturday, April 20.

As part of the company’s CodeGreen Week, employees selected the garden project as a way to highlight the organization’s continued commitment to both sustainability and the community. Their work will result in the residents having access to a welcoming environment that improves their quality of life.

Who:  Caesars Entertainment volunteers, Second Wind Dreams, North Las Vegas Care Center elders and staff members.

What:  Volunteers will perform a variety of services including tree trimming, installation of pavers, woodwork repairs, installation of new shelving in gazebo, installation of power for ceiling fans and lighting, and repair of a watering system.  They will also sand and paint furniture, paint the gazebo, plant flowers and install festive lighting.

When:  Saturday, Aril 20, 2013. Media are invited to cover the event at the North Las Vegas Care Center between 10 a.m. and noon. 

Where:  North Las Vegas Care Center, 3215 E. Cheyenne Ave., North Las Vegas, NV  89030

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About Second Wind Dreams

Second Wind Dreams® is an international, nonprofit organization committed to changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams and educational programs that help caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges facing those with Dementia.  Founded in 1997 by award-winning geriatric specialist P.K. Beville, M.S., the Atlanta-based organization is recognized as the first in the nation to focus on enhancing the quality of life for elders and changing society’s perception of seniors by making dreams come true.  Affiliated with more than 500 elder care communities across the country, Second Wind Dreams® has made thousands of dreams come true for seniors living in the United States, Canada, India, Israel and other countries around the world. Its innovative educational programs, known as the Virtual Dementia Tour®, is a scientifically proven method of training designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with Dementia. For more information about Second Wind Dreams® visit www.secondwind.org, www.Facebook.com/SeconWindDreams and follow @SecondWindDream on Twitter.

 

Dan Curran for Second Wind Dreams 

770-658-9586 (cell) - DanCurran@CurranPR.com  

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