Sunday, May 26, 2019

Weekly Activities

Health Talk
Thanks to our friends at Care Indeed our Residents enjoyed a lecture topic "Healthy Habits for Graceful Aging" presented by Gelena.


Arts & Crafts
 Our Residents had so much fun with our volunteer Lindsay working on Monet-inspired pastel painting
Caroline, Sue and Helene were doing their best work.

 The Helen's concentrated hard on their work. 

Sue chatting with our wonderful volunteer Lindsay after Arts & Crafts.

Current Events
 We always enjoy Carol's visit's on the big screen to keep us updated on what is going on in the world.

Social Tea
 Bill, Gordon, Nellie and Florence enjoyed a spot of tea in the afternoon.

 Stewart, Hershel, Fred and Tillie learned more about each other over a cup of tea.

 Emily, Sam and Anita had a lovely time.

Lunch Outing
 The Residents had so much fun our their lunch outing to IHOP.
We enjoyed having breakfast for lunch.

Entertainment
 Bob & Bobbi  are our newest volunteers.
 Our Residents and Staff enjoyed singing and dancing with their music.
Thank Bob & Bobbie, we look forward to your next visit!!!

Scenic Drive
 Mary and Tillie excited about going out for a drive.

 Our driver Victor is always happy to drive our Residents around.

Thank you to Shelia, photo above for taking the scenic drive photos.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Hometown Day Parade

San Carlos Elms was excited to be apart of this years Hometown Day Parade!

Our driver Tim was happy to drive in the parade with Curley as his side kick.

Alyce waved at us from the parade route.

So did Barbara and her family.

We had so much fun this year in the parade.
We look forward to next year.
Thank you to everyone involved in making this day possible!!!
 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Activities Happening This Month

Artist Visit
 
  Jan Pitcher came in to share her beautiful artwork with our Residents and share her stories behind each picture.
  The Residents loved all her artwork.
 

California Hearing
Lais Ama from California Hearing Center came in to meet with some of our Residents.
She made sure their hearing aids were cleaned and working properly.
Lais also made some suggestions for our Residents.
 
Music Lecture
Bruce 'Doc' Lamott is a professor of music history at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Scholar-in-Residence for Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. For thirty-six years, he taught music history to high school sophomores in a yearlong interdisciplinary course of music, art, and European history in Western Civilization: History of the Arts, a cornerstone of the academic curriculum at San Francisco University High School. Dr. Lamott is known for his witty and accessible style in lectures for the San Francisco Opera and Opera Guild, the Carmel Bach Festival, and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, as well as inservices and masterclasses for San Francisco Opera's Education Program, California Music Educators,  and the Junior Bach Festival. He also teaches masterclasses in harpsichord continuo accompaniment for the Merola Opera Program.
 
We enjoy every visit form Doc!!!
 
Entertainment
 Wendell not only plays the piano and sings he gets our Residents moving to his music.
Wendell has fun exercise moves that he leads along with his music.
 
Current Events
Carol is a fantastic volunteer who shares her time and knowledge weekly with our Residents.
They discuss all the news of the world.

 

Monday, May 6, 2019

Dina's 100th Birthday

Dina Tozzini celebrated her 100th birthday. 
 Dina loves to sing and was happy to celebrate with her son, daughter in law and her new friends.
 
 The cake was not just beautiful, but delicious too!

 Cheers to 100th birthday celebration.

 Dina, Ismary and Curley pose for the camera.

  Dina's friends came out to celebrate her 100th birthday
.
 Dina blew out her candles.

 We all enjoyed Tibor on Violin and Yelena on Piano.

 Curley was happy to indulge in some birthday cake.
Congratulations Dina and welcome to The Elms Centenarian Club!

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Happy Cinco de Mayo

The Residents had many laughs while taking pictures this Cinco de Mayo.
 We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.
Nellie,

 Bill,

Fred,
 Bob and Magda,

 Kathleen and Angelina,

 Rigo and Dolores,

 Burt and Kathleen,

Stewart and Kathleen.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Fun Times Caught on Camera

Mayor Visit
 Mayor Mark Olbert is wonderful to come in each month to keep our Residents informed about what is going on in their city.
 Thank you Mayor Mark Olbert for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk with our Residents.
 
Milestone Birthday
 Helen celebrated her 102 birthday with some new friends at San Carlos Elms.
 
 
Music & Motion
 Thanks to our Friends at the San Carlos Adult Community Center Allen comes in every month to exercise with our Residents to their music.

 The Residents love to show their dance moves during Music and Motion.
 
Laughter Yoga
 
Laughter yoga (Hasyayoga) is a practice involving prolonged voluntary laughter. This type of yoga is based on the belief that voluntary laughter provides the same physiological and psychological benefits as spontaneous laughter. ... Forced laughter often turns into real and contagious laughter.
 Annie does a fantastic job at getting all of our Residents moving and laughing.
 
Thanks to our friends at Care Indeed! We all had a fun time laughing.
 
Cello Performance 
 Matt is one of our favorite musical guests.
He always prepares a wonderful performance for our Residents.

Happy Holidays

San Carlos Elms had their Holiday Party. Residents, Families, and Staff had a fun filled day. We had live music, from Silver Bell Jazz ...