Mayor Chadwick Proclaims National Nursing Home Week May 13 – 19, 2018

This week Center Mayor, David Chadwick signed a proclamation for May 13 -19 to be named National Nursing Home Week in Shelby County. Read the proclamation below.


WHEREAS we honor and respect our elders and citizens of any age with physical or intellectual disabilities who reside in skilled nursing care centers in Center, Texas; and,

WHEREAS skilled nursing care centers throughout our area are holding events in observance of National Nursing Home Week, May 13 to 19, 2018, using this year’s theme of “Celebrating Life’s Stories,” and,

WHEREAS I urge all citizens to visit a loved one, family member or friend residing in any care setting and offer a kind word, a personal touch, and spend time participating in various activities to unite those from all walks of life in need of our continuing love and support; and,

WHEREAS my administration is committed to quality health care, we take this moment to embrace the essence of the theme “Celebrating Life’s Stories.” Let’s join all residents, patients, caregivers, nurses, other staff, volunteers and visitors in celebrating their special week; and,

THEREFORE, do I, David Chadwick, as Mayor of Center, Texas declare the week of May 13 to 19, 2018, as National Nursing Home Week, a week to honor both our vulnerable citizens who receive care and the dedicated ones giving care.