Friday, June 26, 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
This morning we held a Round Table Meeting, inviting everyone from like communities or occupations for a lecture that was given by The Institute of Aging .
Then we had plenty of time to network and give tours.
The Elms dining staff did an amazing job with the breakfast. Bagels, locks, fruit cups and pastries were enjoyed by all.
Our Marketing Director June, did a wonderful job organizing the whole event.
June's favorite part of the Round Table is giving out the raffle prizes at the end.
We gave away two throws and a large baking dish.
This month Mayor Ron Collins came into The Elms to keep them updated on what is going on in their city.
The Mayor is a very busy man and we appreciate all the time he takes to inform our Residents and to field any questions they might have.
Thank you again Mayor Ron Collins for keeping our Residents informed about everything in the city they live in.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Today we are celebrating a sensational Father's day on this first day of summer.
Let's see how the Resident fathers enjoyed their gifts today from The Elms.
All the men enjoyed their chocolate cigars in different ways.
Henry wanted to pose with his cigar.
George did too.
Ray wanted to know the year of the chocolate.
Gordon was hoping it was real.
Gene loved his cigar.
Bill enjoyed his cigar and his wife Carol got a good laugh too.
Terry wanted to enjoy his in bed.
Happy Father's day and Birthday to Allen who enjoyed his cigar in his chair.
Bill was all smiles with his cigar.
Bob wanted to eat his right away.
Bob was showing his off to everyone that came in.
Don loves to joke around, no surprise he did with his cigar too.
Edmund enjoyed his cigar in his apartment.
Howard did too.
Boris had his for a dessert after breakfast.
Charles did too.
Jim couldn't wait to bit into his cigar.
Tom wanted to wait till at least after lunch.
Wally wanted his in bed.
Happy Father's day to all our dads here at San Carlos Elms and to all the dads in the world.
Have a Wonderful Father's Day!
Friday, June 19, 2015
Today was our visit from the Little Explorers Petting Zoo. We always have fun when they are here for a visit. The residents, staff and family members have a great time with the animals. The staff from the Little Explorers Petting Zoo are so wonderful to everyone who participates.
We are looking forward to their next visit.
Joann has plenty animals to choose from.
Harriet was happy that this day fell on her birthday.
Gilda didn't want to let go of the bunny.
Neither did Carol, but the goat liked Carol too.
Kirsten was all smiles when it came to the rabbits.
Fran was so content with her bunny buddy.
Lillian was happy to have a friend to read the paper to.
Mary was giddy as a school girl when it came to her bunny.
Thank you to the Little Explorers Petting Zoo for making all of this possible.
Thanks to our wonderful maintenance staff we were able to enjoy our lunch outside in the shade.
It was a beautiful day here in San Carlos and we took advantage of it. We had a lovely pizza party out on the front patio with wonderful friends and great conversations.
Thanks to Nino's on Laurel St. we had a delicious lunch.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
In our Memory Program at San Carlos Elms we have a lot of special visitors.
This month we had a Girl Scout Troop come in and give each Resident a bouquet of flowers.
Then, they spend some time with each Resident.
We also have a nice size volunteer group here at San Carlos Elms.
They help with reading to the residents.
They help with painting and puzzles.
They even help with hair styling.
The Residents even enjoy getting together for lunches.
This one marked the 19th anniversary of San Carlos Elms being open.
Friday, June 12, 2015
We can hardly believe it! We have had our doors open now for 19 years, providing excellence in care and services to our Residents. Today we celebrated with our Residents, their families, our staff and their families. We had a beautiful day to take advantage of dining outside.
Live music, drinks and wonderfully cooked food. It was a perfect way to mark this occasion.
Thank you for all who joined us today.
Enjoy the pictures below.
Nancy and her father Gene had fun posing for the camera.
Bill enjoyed helping us set up for the party.
He did a great job making sure the balloons didn't fly away.
Bud & his granddaughter had fun taking a picture at the beach.
So did Don and Marggie.
Some of the Board of Directors, along with their family and a resident of San Carlos Elms smiled for the camera.
Curley, our house dog had a lot of fun help with the lei's.
The staff loves it when we have parties. They love getting together and taking pictures.
Mimi, Margo, Vija, and Ray enjoyed the live music prior to the Barbecue.
Ruth and Mary had a great lunch with their daughters.
Shirley, Kirsten, Nellie and her grandson enjoyed the food.
Ann, Regina and her family never miss a party at The Elms.
We even had past family members here today Ann with her Aunt Ruth.
Jan and her mom Ruth smile for the camera.
Barbara had a wonderful time at the party.
Tom, Tish and their daughter had a good first party at The Elms today.
Boris and Irene were happy that two of their grandkids could come to the anniversary party.
Dorothy with her son Jim and daughter-in-law Bobby.
All of them help a great deal in the Activities Department.
Gordon and his family and Bobbie and her daughter enjoyed eating outside in the hot weather today.
Becky enjoyed the barbecue with her daughter.
June and family always have fun eating on the patio, a lot of room for her grandkids to run around.
Don sat outside to enjoy the steel drum music.
He didn't realize he was sitting next to the mother of the drummer playing.
Carolyn always has fun when her son and daughter are here and so do we.
Dean and her friend Sandra loved the decorations.
Henry and Rosemary thought is was a wonderful celebration.
Helen and Margo always playing around party or not.
Ruth with her whole family.
Ruth's great granddaughter had fun collecting lei's for her birthday party this weekend.
Happy Birthday Caitlyn.
Thank you to all who attend and made the barbecue a success!!!
See you at the 20th Anniversary next year!
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