What You Might Be Missing If You’re Vegetarian

  Did you know that 70% of Americans suffer from ailments related to their diet, which can be improved from following a plant-based diet? Or that it takes approximately 2,500 gallons of water to produce just one pound of beef? There are several health and environmental reasons why people choose to follow a plant-based diet…. Read More

Exercise at Stephen’s Place – Wall Presses

This exercise is great for individuals that are not able to do push-ups and need to work on their upper body strength. It requires no equipment and can be done at home. Start by standing in front of a wall with your arms extended in front of you. Place hands on the wall (fingers pointing… Read More

Employment: Building Opportunities for All

  As an Independent Apartment Community, we would go to the ends of the earth and back to help our residents feel fulfilled and capable. We offer a variety of means to support this. One area that often presents a challenge is in the area of employment. This includes finding companies that will support an… Read More

Last Minute Holiday Side Dishes

The holiday season is in full swing now and for most of us, that means lots of good, homemade food!  If you don’t have the time to prepare a 5 star meal for the family, we came up with a list of quick and easy side dishes to make for that last minute dash to… Read More

The History Of Santa

We all remember a time when we left cookies and milk on the hearth for Santa and waited all night to see if we could spot him coming down the chimney.  It’s part of the magic of Christmas and the season of believing.  Here at Stephen’s Place, we make sure every one of our residents… Read More

Sensory Gift Ideas for the Holidays

The holidays bring a touch extra work to the already overpacked schedule of any parent/carer/human. We were thinking about these rather simple yet very effective gifts and thought we’d share. Large-piece Puzzles When you’re a person like likes to solve a problem, puzzles are the ultimate game. Large-piece Legos Similar to the puzzles, Legos have… Read More

Top 5 No-Bake Holiday Recipes

Every year around the holidays we start seeing more recipes for delicious Christmas treats, from easy cookies to intricate cakes.  We’d like to share some of the ones we found for this season, especially since they’re no-bake recipes!  These would be easy and quick to make for any festive occasion. 1. Eggnog Ice Cream Grab… Read More

5 Easy DIY No-Sew Halloween Costumes

Sometimes there’s no time to spare to make a Halloween costume. With that in mind, here’s a fun list of costumes you can quickly and easily make at home: 1. Bubblebath An easy and fun costume that you can put together with some white balloons and a few bath accessories. 2. Pineapple This one is… Read More

8 No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

It’s that time of year again.  We’ve been busy getting ready for fall, which includes tending to our autumn plants for Garden Club, tidying up the greenhouse before winter hits and our favorite — painting pumpkins! This Halloween we’d like to highlight some fun, no-carve pumpkin ideas to skip the sharp knives and messy pumpkin… Read More

Harvest Time

The leaves are turning all sorts of different colors, the weather is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter — and Stephen’s Place is loving it right now!  Whether you’re a fan of autumn or of the holiday season growing near, it’s hard not to love this time of year.   Lately we’ve been… Read More