Saturday, September 30, 2017

San Carols Elms Activities for October 2017

Social Times at San Carlos Elms

San Carlos Elms Residents enjoy plenty of time socializing, meeting new friends and learning new hobbies.
Fred and Hershel are enjoying their new friendship and teaching their new friend Elsa how to play Chess.

Tish and Dolores love knitting together and our Library has the best lighting.

San Carlos Elms Goes out to Lunch

We had a great time on our outing to Sizzler's!
The Staff  gave us wonderful service.
Thank you to Linda for all your help.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

San Carlos Elms Wine and Cheese Social

We are excited about the Art & Wine Fair coming up next month we thought we should start tasting some wine and cheese with good friends.
 Bob, Erna, Helen and Burt enjoyed cheering to meeting new company.
 The Residents love to catch up with each other during this fun social.
 This is a great activity to introduce yourself to new friends.
 Shirley welcomed Chris to the Elms.
 We left plenty of room in the Resident Lounge for some Residents to dance.
Henry and Helen enjoyed their time on the dance floor.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Loraine Adams Celebrates 103rd Birthday!

Loraine is a fascinating woman!
At 103 years young she still works on the daily crossword, exercises and plays Bingo with her friends.
 Falling on the first day of Fall this year we had a lovely fall themed Birthday for Loraine today.
 Loraine's son Larry enjoyed the festivities today.
 Henry, one of our Resident pianist, played "Happy Birthday" for Loraine.
  Loraine had fun blowing out her candles on her beautiful cake.
 A lot of Loraine's friends stopped by for some cake and punch.
 Bob gave Loraine a birthday kiss on the head.
Bob had fun celebrating Loraine's 103rd Birthday today.
He is looking forward to his 101st Birthday in December.
Congratulations Loraine on your special day!!!

Random Acts of Flowers Visits San Carlos Elms

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 re-purposes 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.
 Sara and Sharon were so excited to deliver flowers to the Residents.
Nellie, in the middle was already trying to pick her bouquet out.
While Resident Sue, on the far right volunteers with Random Acts of Flowers every Thursday.

 Shirley couldn't stop smiling when Sara gave her flowers.
 Margie welcomed Sara in with open arms.
 Gene was surprisingly happy when he received his bouquet.
 Bessie was shocked with her flowers.
 Jim was overcome with emotions with our visit.
 Mary was so happy with her bouquet of flowers.
 Newest Resident, Anna was delighted with her bouquet.
Thank you to Sara, Sharon and Sue for delivering all the beautiful bouquets to the Residents.
Thank you Random Acts of Flowers for your visit this week!!!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

San Carlos Elms Enjoys More Mister Softee this week

Thanks to the Friends of San Carlos Adult Community Center and San Carlos Adult Community Center some of our Residents were able to enjoy another sundae or ice cream cone from Mister Softee. 
We are so lucky to live in such a great community where we all support one another.
 Helen and Gloria would never turn down ice cream.

 Tish was happy to attend Mister Softee she missed him earlier this week.

 Gloria was happy to try something new and grateful for the invitation.

 Evelyn also missed Mister Softee and was very happy with her sundae. 

Thank you Patti for inviting us we hope to see you again soon, maybe at San Carlos Elms.

Mister Softee Visit

The Residents always enjoy their Mister Softee visit.
We can't thank Mister Softee enough for the fantastic service they provide for our Residents, Family and Staff.
Marcella, Gloria and Emily wanted to be the first for their ice cream.

And they were.

 Shirley was so happy with her chocolate covered ice cream cone.

 At 100 years young, Bob still enjoys a good ice cream cone.

 Elsa was happy to show off her ice cream cone.
 Helen had fun ordering an ice cream for her and her friend Henry.
 Activity Leader, Ismary was one of the many staff runners. Making sure all the Residents who wanted an ice cream received one.
Becky couldn't wait to taste her ice cream.

 Ann & Faye enjoyed each others company out side with their ice cream.

 George enjoyed his ice cream relaxing in his favorite chair.

 Bob is all smile with his ice cream.

Marjoie was so happy with her ice cream.
Thank you to Henry, our Mister Softee worker he made every one happy!!!

San Carlos Entertainment

Here at San Carlos Elms we have a variety of musical guest.
Jeoffery was just one of our most recent performers.
The Residents enjoyed his performance with his Banjo.

Monday, September 18, 2017

San Carlos Elms Staff Appreciation Day

At San Carlos Elms, we appreciate our staff every day for all the hard work and dedication they show the Residents.
This was a special day because we hired a food vendor and had a raffle with fantastic prizes to show just how much they are appreciated.
 The staff lining up to receive their delicious food.
 All the raffle prizes awaiting the staff.
 Ismary, Grove Activity Leader, was so happy to receive the trip for four to Disneyland.
 Cook, Ivan was excited about his new PS4.
 Elms P.C.A. (Personal Care Attendant), Lorily was happy to get a lap top to keep up with her classes.
 Each winner picked the next raffle ticket. Activity Director, Kathleen found this extremely amusing.
 Housekeeper, Ileana won a tablet.
 Server, Olga thought it was a blessing to win the T.V. Her cat just destroyed the one she had.
 Receptionist/ Server, Amelia enjoyed her first Staff Appreciation Day with a $50 gift card.
 Server, Ketty was all smiles about her new tablet.
P.C.A. Dora and Server Helen were happy with the gifts they had won.

Arts & Crafts

 The San Carlos Library came in with a fun painting project for our residents.