With the Olympics set to begin in South Korea, all eyes are on the athletes that participate to show the world they are the best. At Signature HealthCARE, we too have our great athletes that practice and participate in our traditional senior Olympic events!
Over the past 3 years Kenilworth Care and Rehabilitation center has hosted the SHC Senior Olympics in Sebring. Every year it gets bigger; in 2017 we hosted 11 facilities. This year on January 11th, 2018; Signature Healthcare hosted 16 facilities to particpate in the olympics at the Highlands News Center in Sebring, Florida. There was a lot of preparation to make this event successful. Five facilities traveled the day before; Brookwood Gardens from Homestead, Golfcrest Care and Rehab from Hollywood, Signature of Jacksonville, Signature of Orange Park, and Signature of Gainesfull. These olympiads traveled far and spent the night at a hotel in Sebring.
The opening ceremoniew were incredible. The Mayor of Sebring presented a Proclomation to recognize this great event. SEbring SEnior Olympics Mayor Proclomation
All 16 teams were announced individually and marched in. Mayor John Schoop read a proclamation and declaring it Signature Healthcare Senior Olympic day. The olympiads participated in wheelchair races, corn hole, basketball, reacher-relay, volleyball, and a cheer competition. The overall champions were the Winter Park Red Ninjas.