Added on November 22, 2018 by Life_Force_Eldercare
Thanksgiving is a day to reflect on the things we are thankful for this past year and the year to come. As we reflect on our blessings, Life Force wishes our family, friends, staff, and clients a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. It originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off since 1789, after Congress requested a proclamation by George Washington. It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year since 1863, when, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens," to be celebrated on the last Thursday in November.