Crayon portraits line the walls of the Saint Claire Meadows activity room. The space is consumed by the smell of fresh apple pie, ready for the upcoming bake sale.
Two long tables that look like they belong in a middle school cafeteria are instead the home of board games on a Wednesday afternoon.
Charlene Armstrong happens to be pretty good at rolling the dice.
"'Move it or lose it,' they say," Armstrong said, voicing a life motto of sorts.
Armstrong likes the activities at her assisted living center, but perhaps it was more activity than she could handle that led to her living there in the first place.
"That's why I'm here," Armstrong said. "I fell 12 times before they got me into a nursing home."
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for the elderly in the U.S.