Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Having Fun in Activities

Lunch Outing to IHOP
John and Barbara enjoyed both breakfast and lunch.

 Sue loves her chicken crepe. 

 Muriel enjoys her fruit crepe.

 Alyce poses with our driver Auggie. 

Petting Zoo Visit
 Little Explorers Petting Zoo always brings wonderful animals for the Residents to enjoy.
Caroline loves the bunnies.

 Linda had fun with all the animals.

Frances first time with the animals here at The Elms and she had a great time!

 She even went in for a closer look.

Connie loves looking at all of the animals, but was grateful for the staff bringing her a bunny to hold.

 We all had a great laugh when the chicken was riding the goat.

Literature w/ Darwin
 Darwin comes in monthly to discuss literature with our Residents.

Current Events
 Carol and her guest speaker Bill video chatted with our Residents to discuss all of the latest news.

The San Mateo Folk Music Sing-a-Long Meetup Group
 They performed and had our residents singing along with some great songs.

 A local group came out to perform for our Residents.

Laughing Yoga
 It is always a fun time with our Laughter Yoga instructor Annie leading us!

 We don't know when the fake laugh starts and
the real begins.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

What Have we Been Up Too?

George on Guitar
George started out as a volunteer at San Carlos Elms.

We enjoy all of his performances.

Doc Lamott on Music
 We are lucky to have Doc Lamott come in every month with a new topic just for us.

 This month it was a fascinating topic on love songs through the ages.

Conrad on Guitar
 The Residents look forward to hearing Conrad perform.

 We all enjoy his voice, smooth tone.

Cello Recital
A local Cellist teacher, Kathleen brought in some of her students to perform for our Residents.
We were honored to have them.

Social Good Circle
 Social Good Circle came to visit and craft with our Residents.

 The Residents always have a good time meeting families in the community.

Even more fun hanging out with the children.

Arts & Crafts
 Our wonderful volunteer Lindsay comes in with fun projects for our Residents.

 This week they made paper flowers.

 Helen and Claire enjoyed their time making a few.

Rabbi Visit
 Rabbi Corey comes in to share Jewish Culture with all our Residents.

This visit he had a spiritual ritual Tu Bishvat with our Residents.

Wii Bowling
 Jeanette and Tillie are too of our best bowlers.
They have a lot of fans that cheer them on.

This was a special day for Jeanette because she bowled her best a 233!
Congratulations Jeanette.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Happy Valentines Day

 Students from Fusion Academy San Mateo, photo above made Valentines for our Residents.
They handed them out during lunch time, day before Valentines.

 Sue was delighted with her Valentine.

 Gene loved his Valentine!

 Jeanette and Ruth were all smiles.

So were Peggy and Evelyn.
The Residents were also surprised this morning with Valentines from Arbor Bay School too.
Thank you to all of the students who brighten up our Residents Valentines Day.

We had a lovely Valentines Day Party
 Kathleen and Shirley pose for the camera.

 Annabelle and Stewart posed too.

 Florence, Joyce and Claire enjoyed the party.

 Hershel and Sheila had a fun time.

 Fina, Kathleen and John laughed and told stories.

Al, Kirstin, and Dorothy gave the party an A++++!
Thank you to everyone who attended and help with the party.
Have a fantastic Valentines Day!!

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Annual Citizen & Business Recognition Dinner in San Carlos

San Carlos Elms was happy to attend the Gala for citizen's and businesses of San Carlos. The Chamber did a fantastic job! We were honored to be one of the sponsors for this wonderful event at Domenico Winery.

 Tom Davis welcomed everyone and thanked all the sponsors of the evening.

 San Carlos was happy to be among the sponsors.

 Paula awarded the Chamber Member of the decade.
Paula has volunteered in many activities at San Carlos Elms.
Domenico Winery received Business of the Year.
They have sponsored many events for the City of San Carlos.

 The evening ended with Susan Rose receiving Citizen of the Year.
Mayor Ron Collins was one of several presenters for Susan. 
Susan works at Arbor Bay School, we are honored to have her students volunteer at San Carlos Elms.  

Congratulations to all of recipients of the night.
Thank you again to The Chamber for putting on such a wonderful event.
Thank you to Domenico's Winery for hosting the evening.

Having Fun in Activities

Lunch Outing to IHOP John and Barbara enjoyed both breakfast and lunch.  Sue loves her chicken crepe.   Muriel enjoys he...