Sunflowers make seniors smile at Genesis Village

By FLTN Staff

Gen Vill 1 smallOn August 12, more than 50 residents of Genesis Village in Toledo were treated to vases full of fresh sunflowers through a program, Sunflowers for Seniors, which is sponsored by members of First Local Toledo.

“I think it’s incredible that just some sunflowers can make such a difference in people’s lives. Those little things can mean so much to people,” said Deb Desgrange, life enrichment director at Genesis Village. Deb, along with Genesis Village Co-owner, President and CEO, Jim Oedy, helped make the event possible.

“We are extremely blessed here at Genesis,” Deb added. “We have an amazing staff and an amazing group of residents, and these vasefuls of sunflowers just brightened their day.”

Genesis Village is located at 2429 S. Reynolds Road, Toledo. For more information, call 419-720-1286 or visit

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