The Wellington at Kokomo

2800 South Dixon Road
Kokomo, IN 46902
(866) 738-6128

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The Wellington at Kokomo celebrates its residents with special activities, seminars and more throughout the year that bring our community together. We offer residents the opportunity to go out and eat as a group on a weekly basis. Residents, family members and friends can keep track of all of our daily, weekly and monthly happenings, find out how to get involved in our activities, see photos from past events and get the latest news from our community by checking here.


Date: 03/14/2017

National Potato Chip Day

This really is one holiday you might take having a pinch of salt! Potato Chip Day is really a celebration from the world’s best-loved snack, first produced within the 1800s. Magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt was remaining at Saratoga Springs in New You are able to and continued delivering back his Fried potatoes while he stated these were cut too thick. Chef George Crum cut his spuds as thin as you possibly can, initially like a joke – and also the result was the world’s first poker chips. The snack’s recognition spread within the 20's, once the first mass-created packs continued purchase.Lay’s Poker Chips were the very first large-title brand, but you will find also a number of other items available on the market. It isn't obvious once the holiday was invented, however, you can nick in and join the festivities. Just invite round some buddies to test probably the most unusual tastes, like seaweed, zoysia wing and ketchup.

How can i make chocolate covered carmel potato chips?

Chocolate-Caramel-Pecan Potato Chips

These chips are best served the day they're made. Use the thickest ridged potato chips you can find.

Prep: 34 min.; Cook: 12 min.

Yield: about 9 dozen

Ingredients

1 (13-oz.) bag thick ruffled potato chips (we tested with Wavy Lays)

1 (14-oz.) bag caramels (we tested with Kraft)

1/3 cup whipping cream $

1 (11.5-oz.) bag milk chocolate morsels $

2 tablespoons shortening

1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted

Preparation

Spread whole potato chips in single layers on parchment paper-lined wire racks. Combine caramels and cream in a heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth; remove from heat.

Drizzle caramel over chips.

Melt milk chocolate morsels and shortening in a small bowl in microwave at HIGH, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute; cool slightly.

Drizzle chocolate over caramel on potato chips; sprinkle with pecans. Cool until chocolate and caramel harden.

Christmas with Southern Living 2008, Oxmoor House

Date: 02/05/2017

Super Bowl LI Party

The Wellington at Kokomo will invite residents to watch Super Bowl LI on February 5th at our Super Bowl Party. They will be able to enjoy the company of others. Also they will have some amazing snacks to snack on during the game.
The Patriots and Falcons have earned the right to take the field against one another in Houston for Super Bowl LI. Who has the edge?
Find out in this introductory preview to what promises to be a thrilling Super Bowl.
So who are you rooting for this year? New England or Atlanta?????? We will find out soon who is the better team.

Kokomo Seniors at the Cinema
Date: 02/02/2017
Time:
12:30pm

Location: Kokomo AMC
Contact: kohman@capitalseniorliving.net

February 2017 Seniors at the Cinema

Movie: La La Land
Cost: $2

The story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, struggling to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams in a city known for destroying hopes and breaking hearts. With modern day Los Angeles as the backdrop, this musical about everyday life explores what is more important: a once-in-a-lifetime love or the spotlight.

Sponsored by:
Moore's Home Health
Guardian Angel Hospice
The Wellington at Kokomo
Eller's Mortuary

*We recommend arriving before noon

Date: 02/01/2017
Time:
11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: The Wellington at Kokomo

Brunch on the Run

CALLING ALL FIRST RESPONDERS!

We invite you to our building to grab brunch during your busy schedules. We will be ready and waiting for you 11am-1pm at the main entrance of The Wellington at Kokomo. Please come so we can show our support for everything you do for us and the community.

Thank You All for Everything!

Date: 01/23/2017

National Pie Day

We celebrated National Pie Day 1/23/2017 by have a pie tasting challenge. We blindfolded some of our residents and had them guess 4 different cream pies..... the winner got to pie our maintenance man in the face....... They had a blast eating pie and throwing a pie around.

Pies have a long history, dating back to 1,300 B.C, when Egyptian bakers folded bread dough around nuts, honey and fruits — just like today’s tarts or galettes. To hold the pie together while cooking, the fillings were often used in reeds rather than dough. According to the American Pie Council, the practice of making pies was continued by the Greeks and Romans, who wrapped meat in a flour and water paste to bake pies.
Lattice Cherry Pie
Ingredients
• 1 15-ounce package rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrusts (2 crusts)
• 2 14 1/2 ounce cans pitted tart red cherries (water pack)
• 1 1/2 cups sugar
• 1/4 cup cornstarch
• 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1 tablespoon butter
• 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
Directions
1. Let refrigerated pie crusts stand at room temperature according to package directions. Line a 9-inch pie plate with a pastry circle; trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Roll out remaining pastry and cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips.
2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. For filling, drain cherries, reserving the liquid from 1 of the cans (discard liquid from the other can). In a medium saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Gradually stir in reserved cherry liquid. Cook and stir over medium-high heat just until bubbly. Remove from heat; stir in cherries, butter, and almond extract.
3. Transfer filling to the pastry-lined pie plate. Weave pastry strips in a lattice pattern. Press ends of strips into bottom pastry rim. Fold bottom pastry over strip ends; seal and crimp edge.
4. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie with foil. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes more or until filling is bubbly and pastry is golden. Cool on a wire rack. Makes 8 servings.

Date: 01/23/2017

National Pie Day

Everybody loves pie, arguably one of the greatest and most versatile food structures known to mankind. Sweet, savoury, filled with gravy or sauce, pies come in all shapes, sizes and flavours. Why not celebrate this Pie Day by making a pie from scratch, using your favorite fillings?

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Posted On: 01/24/2017 - 9:15am

Top 10 Assisted Linings in Indiana

The Wellington has been rated as one of the Top 10 Assisted Livings in Indiana per Assisted Living Today. The top 10 were selected based on a review of services and amenities, state inspection data, awards and certifications, and resident/family reviews. There were, of course, many things about The Wellington at Kokomo that stood out, including:
-The availability of memory care
-Stately grounds
-Home-like suites and common areas
-Multiple living options (studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments)
-Excellent selection of amenities (restraint-style meals, emergency response system, assist rails, recreation and activities)
-Proximity to hospitals for acute care needs.

Check out the complete list at http://assistedlivingtoday.com/2017/01/top-10-assisted-living-facilities...

Posted On: 01/13/2017 - 10:30am

National Rubber Duck Day at The Wellington

January 13th is National Rubber Duck Day. We celebrated at The Wellington by dressing up, playing games, and even eating a few snacks that were all duck related.