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San Carlos Elms goes Out to Lunch

Friday, February 24, 2017
We had a great time at Denny's today.
We laughed shared stories and had some delicious food.
Thank you Denny's for being so accommodating.

Grace loves her plain hamburger and no salt fries.

Muriel and Grace love to get out for lunch.

Our Driver August and Resident Alyce always have fun on our trips out.

San Carlos Elms Preparing for The Oscars

The Residents love to decorate for all of their parties and socials.
This weekend is the Academy Awards and the Residents had fun making their center pieces for the party.
Thank you to Lindsay one of our volunteers who help teach the Residents to make their holders.
Betty, Loraine and Sue had so much fun making candle holders for the tables.

They are looking forward to showing them off to everyone this weekend.
 

San Carlos Elms Attends the Elder Care Fair

San Carlos Elms was happy to be one of many sponsors at last Saturday's Elder Care Fair at San Carlos Adult Community Center.
Thank you to the Daily Journal and San Carlos Adult Community Center for hosting this event.
We were happy to see such a well attended activity with so many booths from all over San Mateo County. All the attendees left with an abundant amount of new material that will help them.
We look forward to seeing you at the next event!

Let See What San Carlos Elms Memory Care Program is up to This Month

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
We have a very active Memory Care Program here at San Carlos Elms.
Below are just a hand full of the activities the Residents and Staff have fun with.
Karmen is having fun dancing with Faye during the live music.

P.C.A. Ivonne, along with a volunteer and Mary are having a good time crafting for Valentines Day.

 Harriet and Becky painting while enjoying their own music, Music in Memories
 
Merle and Ruth enjoying their painting during Memories in the Making.

Ruth having fun selecting the beads she would like on her new necklace.

Claire our volunteer, at 105 years young; having a nice social visit with her friends following her time playing on the piano.

Manny enjoying his time with a volunteer.

A group of volunteers came in to have a fun afternoon with our Residents crafting and coloring.

Curley always hard at work too.

San Carlos Elms Valentines Day Celebration

Thursday, February 16, 2017
We had a lovely Valentines Day party.
All the Residents enjoyed being with their friends.




 
Some Residents even had fun posing for a photo with their family members. 
Ann was all smiles with her daughter Helene.

Judy thought it was so fun to pose with her father, Bill.

At 102 years young, Loraine enjoys Valentines Day with her friends at The Elms.

San Carlos Elms Residnets Crafting with Lindsay

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
We are so grateful to have Lindsay visit and craft with the Residents.
This week the Residents created vases that we will use to decorate for our Valentines Day party next week. They were so happy to help and create.
Dolores and Betty enjoyed the different styles of tissue paper to select from.

Ray was concentrating hard not to use too much glue.

Mabel was figuring out just how she wanted her vase designed.

Caroline was trying not to get glue all over her hands, but said it was worth it.

Bernella at 101 is still enjoying crafting.
Thank you Lindsay for always having something creative for our Residents to make.

San Carlos Elms Residents Enjoy Watching the Super Bowl LI

Monday, February 6, 2017
The Residents had fun watching the Super Bowl together and enjoyed the wonderful food.

Gwen's family was happy to join in on the fun.

Mabel and Shirley couldn't believe how close the game got.

Judy was happy to be with her dad, Bill.
Sue enjoyed the chicken wings.
 
The lovely spread.

Random Acts of Flowers Brightens the Day

Thursday, February 2, 2017
The Residents enjoyed a special treat the other day. Random Acts of Flowers came and delivered a bouquet of flowers to each of our 89 apartments and brightened the day of each of our Residents.
Random Acts of Flowers recycles and repurposes flowers by engaging dedicated volunteer teams to deliver beautiful bouquets and moments of kindness to individuals in healthcare facilities across the country.


Below are just a few of the moments we caught on camera.









All the pictures speak for themselves.
Just a few kind words and a bouquet of flowers can brighten anyone's day.
Thank you Random Acts of Flowers for brightening up our day today!!!

San Carlos Elms Having Fun with New Activity

The Residents had a great time on their Scenic Drive this past weekend.
 They requested to get off the bus to stretch their legs and take in the view
at our first stop Twin Peaks in San Francisco.The Residents had a blast!
This month we will be going to Lake Merced.

Madelaine and Gwen enjoyed the fresh air.

Joan loved looking out on San Francisco.

Gloria had fun pointing out landmarks to everyone.

Our Activity Assistant, Ashley had great time with the Residents and can't wait for the next one.

Thank you to the Driver, Tim, Ashley and all the Residents for making this a successful trip!

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