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San Carlos Elms Goes Out to Lunch

Friday, November 17, 2017
We were so happy that the sun was out today.
We had a great time at IHOP!
The food was delicious, the waiters were wonderful and the conversations were hilarious.

 Bob was so happy with his blueberry pancakes.
Gloria enjoyed her hamburger and Muriel loves her sweet cream crepes.

Rabbi Corey Visits San Carlos Elms

Thursday, November 16, 2017
We are grateful to have Rabbi Corey Helfand visit us from Peninsula Sinai Congregation and educated us on Jewish traditions.
Residents of all faiths are always welcomed into this activity.
Thank you, Rabbi Corey, for all your dedication to The Elms.

Happy Veterans Day from San Carlos Elms

Saturday, November 11, 2017
This morning to celebrate our Resident Veterans we had a Veterans Day Ceremony.
We sang patriotic songs, shared stories and took time to remember those Veterans who are no longer with us.
Thank you to San Carlos Boy Scout Troop 321 for helping us put together a beautiful program for our Resident.
Thank you to the American Legion Auxiliary District 8, Unit 510 for making and donating poppy corsages for our Veteran spouses, flag pins with ribbon and poppies for everyone.

Thank you to all our Veterans each and everyday!

 Troop 321 lead the Resident in patriotic songs.
 During the "Armed Forces Medley" we had Residents and Visitors stand for their branch of service.
Army was the most popular today.
 At 100 years young Bob Chamness was proud to stand for the Navy.

 Activity Director, Kathleen signed "I am Proud to be an American" song.
Troop 321 had a very talented bugle player.
He started the service with "Star Spangle Banner" and ended with "Taps"

 Residents stopped and thanked him for sharing his talent with them.
At 11:11am he played "Star Spangle Banner" out in front of San Carlos Elms.
Don Pettengill shared his mementos and stories with us today.
Thanks again to Troop 321  and their parents for making this a memorable day for our Residents.

San Carlos Elms Celebrates Halloween

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
We had so much fun at our Halloween Party today.
Take a look at just some of great costumes.
Happy Halloween!!!

Russ and Marilyn had fun at the party.

At 100 years young Bob did his best Pirates of the Caribbean.

Burt was happy to get dressed up, not for Halloween, but his Birthday!

Even at 101 years young, Bernella still showing her Halloween Spirit.

 The Activity Department, Kathleen and Ashley made sure everyone had a fun time!
Thank you, to the best clean up crew ever!!! Dolores and Gloria helped pack up the party once everyone was done.
From all of us here at San Carlos Elms please have a fun and safe Halloween night.

Arroyo 4th Graders Vistit San Carlos Elms

We were so excited to have Arroyo School's 4th grade class to entertain our Residents this morning in their costumes.
 The students started off with a melody of Halloween songs.
 Piano played by their talented teacher Heidi Umber.
Heidi has performed with her students every year for the past 21 years!!!
Thank you Heidi for your dedication.
 The students had a parade around the room to show off their costumes.
 The dinosaur even made it through the crowd.

Some students told jokes.
Other students showed off their talent with how quickly they could do a Rubik's cube. (51 seconds)

The Residents enjoyed the whole morning.

 After they were done singing and showing their talents, they read to each Resident.
 Gloria enjoyed her time with her student.
 Helen was into the book her student was reading to her.
Dan enjoyed the boy time he had with his students in the Lobby.

Activity Director, Kathleen, Sarah and Arroyo Teacher, Heidi did a great job keeping both the Residents and the Students happy.
Happy Halloween!!!

Halloween Morning at San Carlos Elms

Residents and Staff got into the spirit of Halloween right away.
Everyone is enjoying one another's costumes.
Looking forward to see what this afternoon party brings us.
 Resident, Dan and Personal Care Attendant, Dora welcomed this Halloween morning with big smiles in their pirates costumes.
Dora, Nellie, Sarah, and Ketty all posed with the best dressed pirate this morning at breakfast.

San Carlos Elms Activities for November

Laughter Yoga at San Carlos Elms

Laughter instructor, Annie is always welcomed to The Elms.
 She was introduced to us by Care Indeed.
Annie has been here several times and with each visit we have more Residents joining in on this wonderful way of staying healthy.
  With all the laughter in the room we had both Residents and Staff joining in just by walking by to see what was so funny.

San Carlos Elms Preparing for Trick-or-Treaters

Friday, October 27, 2017
We had several Residents help put treats together for our visitors this Halloween.
 Caroline, Sue, and Gwenn working hard on their treat bags.

 Bernella and Helen making sure every bag has treats inside.
Elsa and Nellie were proud of what they accomplished. They can't wait to hand out the treats on Halloween.

San Carlos Mayor Visits The Elms

Thursday, October 26, 2017
We are so lucky to live in a community where the Mayor, Bob Grassilli visits us monthly during his term.
Mayor Grassilli informs the Residents of all the new changes coming to City of San Carlos. He takes time out of his busy schedule to answer any of the questions the Residents have.
the Residents look forward to his visit every month and he always brings in a good crowd.
Thank you Mayor Bob Grassilli for enriching the Residents quality of life!

Arts & Crafts at San Carlos Elms

Monday, October 23, 2017
Halloween is just around the corner and our Residents are having fun decorating their home.
We have several of their colorful skulls up in our Resident Lounge.
 Helen did a great job on her project.
 Dolores helped display the finished projects up in the Residents Lounge.
Marilyn did the most intricate work on her art work.
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