Happy New Year from San Carlos Elms. Today we celebrated with our annual it's Midnight Somewhere party. We enjoyed cider, cake, music, and each other's company, but the most fun we had was reminiscing about the past year, through pictures we had taken. We made a yearbook and had a film rolling of everything we had done throughout the year and the friends we made. It really was a fun party. Can't wait to do it again!
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Friday, December 20, 2013
Thank you Brittan Acres for spreading so much Holiday Joy today at San Carlos Elms. The Residents enjoyed every minute of it. They especially enjoyed the different languages the students sang. We all appreciated all the students who performed on the piano and the girls who did the bells during Jingle Bells.
Thank you Heidi, thank you to your students, and thank you to all the parents that came to enjoy the morning with us. See you again real soon!
Thursday, December 19, 2013
This morning has been busy for us here at San Carlos Elms. We had Carolers from Central School 7th & 8th Grade Leadership Class at 9:40 and 10:40 this morning. We also had a group of kindergarteners here from St. Charles School Caroling for our Residents in Our Memory Program, they also brought cards for the residents.
It was a fun morning of singing the classics "Frosty the Snowman" and "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" so much enjoyment for all the kids and Residents.
Thank you to all the singers, the teachers, and of course the parents who came along for support.
May you all have a Happy Holiday with your Family!
7th Grade Carolers from Central School
St. Charles kindergarten.
Marie receiving a card from one of the students.
Harold receiving a card from one of the students.
8th grade Carolers from Central School.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Nancy and her amazing Ukulele Class visited us last night and their performance was wonderful. They got each of our residents into the holiday spirit with their Ukulele's.
Thank you Nancy and to all your students we look forward to each time you perform for us here at San Carlos Elms.
Friday, December 6, 2013
We had a lovely party this afternoon to kick off the Holidays with family, friends, and staff. We had delicious food, beautiful decorations, lively music, and smiling faces, which all equal to a magical afternoon. Santa even made a stop by The Elms to make sure everyone was behaving themselves.
The staff handed out presents to all the residents who volunteer their time to make their home a better home for everyone and for that we Thank you!
Caroline with her friends and family.
Ethel with her daughter and Ruth with hers.
Jim and Mabel along with Bill and his family.
Evelyn and her friend and Grace and her daughter.
Santa, June, Curley and Xavier.
Santa taking a wish list from Dean.
Alyce and her family. Alyce had over 135 hours of volunteer service this year.
Norine and her son Bob.
Bob, Elise, and her daughter.
Marilyn and her family. Also Ann and her daughter, Trudy.
Dorothy with her son Jim and Bobbi. Thank you Jim!
Ray wants to make sure everyone knows he made it to the party.
Nellie with her daughters and her friend Vija.
Dominic hanging out with his boys.
Grace, Dean, & Carolyn having fun together with friends and family.
Just a sample of the food everyone enjoyed. The crab was delicious.
The staff getting ready to hand out the gifts to the residents for their volunteer hours.
Mabel is receiving a gift from our staff member Norma for all her volunteer time she worked so hard in the library this year to make it look so great.
Thank you to all our residents, family members and staff for making such a memorable year. We at The Elms wish you all nothing but health and happiness in 2014!
*We may have to change activities again depending on how things develop throughout the state.
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