It's officially 'National Nursing Home Week' across the nation and Baton Rouge Health Services kicked off the celebration with a formal proclamation and some music.
Allen County Commissioner Greg Sneary read a proclamation honoring nursing homes and those that work on a daily basis with their patients and residents. This year's theme is 'team work'.
Events are scheduled throughout the week, but caring for their patients and their families is first and foremost. Georgiana Saffle says nursing homes are always at the forefront of the political debate and with today's baby boomers heading into their later years, they probably always will be.
Residents were also entertained by the Temple Christian pep band.