Posts by: Nico Vaughn

June 13, 2016

Weekly Menu (6/12 – 6/18)

country fried steak with southern style peppered milk gravy

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May 31, 2016

June 2016 Activity Calendars are here!

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Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars! » Click to Download 1st floor Calendar » Click to Download 2nd […]

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May 31, 2016

Thrive Dining™ Demonstration A Success

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Chef and Dining Services Director, Joseph Ferrer spoke with attendees about Lakeside Park’s all new Thrive Dining™ program. He discussed this innovative dining experience and how Lakeside Park is using this to enhance the lives of our residents. At the beginning of the event, the staff removed all of the utensils from the tables, and […]

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May 31, 2016

Weekly Menu (5/29 – 6/4)

grilled chicken brest fillet

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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May 19, 2016

Weekly Menu (5/22 – 5/28)

Homemade Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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May 12, 2016

Happy Feet Walkers

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The residents enjoyed the beautiful sunshine that was out yesterday! Pictured: Gayle, Lotte, Shannie and Brittany

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May 11, 2016

Blowing Bubbles!

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Blowing bubbles is one of many fun experiences we had while growing up. We recently took the opportunity to spend some time just blowing bubbles with the residents. It allowed them to enjoy a special moment where they reminisced about enjoying bubbles with their own children.

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May 11, 2016

Weekly Menu (5/15 – 5/21)

Poundcake, homemade whipped cream, and strawberries.  The All American dessert.

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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May 9, 2016

An Amazing Mother’s Day Celebration!

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Mother’s Day Brunch was so much fun! The residents spent time with their friends and family. The food was great, and the music was provided by Sylvia & Chuck. The residents were very happy to have family around, and our staff helped make the day a success! This year we offered ice cream sundaes for dessert […]

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May 6, 2016

Elder Wisdom Group with Mark Stelzner

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Mark Stelzner, one of our interns here at Lakeside Park, has graciously organized the Elder Wisdom Group. The Elder Wisdom Group gives the residents a chance to give advice to younger people in need. By discussing different topics, residents can give wisdom and knowledge about experiences they have had during their lifetime. The goal is […]

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May 5, 2016

Summer Hat Creations!

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Lakeside Park residents, families, and volunteers enjoyed making summer hats. This class was led by our Community Life Coordinators. The hats are made of newspaper and masking tape… which makes them very simple to make, then they are painted with bright colors and decorated! We use the hats all year when we are out in the garden […]

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May 5, 2016

Weekly Menu (5/8 – 5/14)

Shellfish

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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May 2, 2016

Weekly Menu (5/1 – 5/7)

Traditional lasagna made with minced beef bolognese sauce and bechamel sauce  topped with basil leafs.

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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May 2, 2016

May 2016 Activity Calendars are here!

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Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars! » Click to Download 1st Floor Calendar » Click to Download 2nd […]

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April 25, 2016

Weekly Menu (4/24 – 4/30)

Fish and Chips

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April 18, 2016

Weekly Menu (4/17 – 4/23)

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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April 11, 2016

Jenn’s Beautiful Creations!

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Jenn loves doing manicures for our residents, and she always leaves a big smile on their faces! This shows how generations work together with their ideas, and beautiful creations are the outcome!

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April 11, 2016

Weekly Menu (4/10 – 4/16)

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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April 4, 2016

Weekly Menu (4/3 – 4/9)

Roasted chicken with herbs

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April 4, 2016

April 2016 Activity Calendars are here!

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Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars! » Click to Download 1st Floor Calendar » Click to Download 2nd […]

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March 29, 2016

Easter Sunday High Tea

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Jenn “the Bunny” made her appearance with the residents, and everyone had a good time. Silvia and Chuck provided entertaining music as the residents enjoyed themselves. There was lots of laughter and fun here on Easter Sunday!

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March 29, 2016

Nathan and Brittany Create Beautiful Art Together

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Nathan is an accomplished artist and Brittany is an Art Therapist. Together they are doing something very unique by painting in unison. Nathan said he has never done art in this way. He looks very happy to have Brittany by his side.

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March 28, 2016

Weekly Menu (3/27 – 4/2)

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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March 25, 2016

The residents are ready for Easter!!!

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It’s a tradition each year to have a class in bunny cake making, and everyone had lots of fun making the bunny cakes. Jennifer Eng is the Bunny this year! Cheryl and the gang had a pre-view dress rehearsal photo shoot before the Bunny’s Big Day on Easter Sunday.

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March 21, 2016

Weekly Menu (3/20 – 3/26)

Traditional lasagna made with minced beef bolognese sauce and bechamel sauce  topped with basil leafs.

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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March 11, 2016

Weekly Menu (3/13 – 3/19)

Meatloaf with brown sauce

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March 7, 2016

Weekly Menu (3/6 – 3/12)

japanese chicken teriyaki

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March 2, 2016

Best Friends & Pizza

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What could be better than eating pizza in the garden with your best friends on a perfect day? We’d say not much. A friend is a gift you give yourself – Robert Stevenson  

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March 1, 2016

March 2016 Activity Calendars are here!

Cupcakes in a Festive St. Patrick's Day Setting

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars! » Click to Download 1st Floor Calendar » Click to Download 2nd […]

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February 25, 2016

Weekly Menu (2/28 – 3/5)

Fillet of Beef Bordelaise with Asparagus Spears and Saut Potatoes

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February 22, 2016

Bananas Foster!

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The class was a demonstration with JoJo and TJ on how to make bananas foster, and Cheryl assisted.

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February 22, 2016

Weekly Menu (2/21 – 2/27)

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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February 16, 2016

Weekly Menu (2/14- 2/20)

Three Cheese Stuffed Shells

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February 15, 2016

Valentine’s Day Couples Dinner!

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“Love is a friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.”  -Ann Landers The residents and their spouses had a great time with one another during the Valentine’s Day […]

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February 15, 2016

Pets Are More Like Family – Meet Leslie Haydel and Shannie

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For most people, pets are not just animals – they’re companions, friends and confidantes. Leslie and her dog Shannie are no exception, they share an incredible bond that is matched by unconditional love for one another. More like a child than a pet, Shannie has become Leslie’s 5th daughter. Shannie even sleeps on the bed to keep Leslie company […]

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February 11, 2016

Maureen and Mimi (Best Friends)

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“A friend hath the skill and observation of the best physician; the diligence and vigilance of the best nurse; and the tenderness and patience of the best mother.” Clarendon Residents Maureen and Mimi are the best friends and take special moments to comfort one another.

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February 11, 2016

Happy Feet Walking Group

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The Happy Feet Walking Group gives our residents an oppurtunity to enjoy the sunshine and exciting wildlife outside. Our interns bring a sense of excitement and support during these fun walks!

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February 10, 2016

Chinese New Year Celebration!

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Every year Nancy Leavitt, resident John’s wife, loves celebrating and bringing all of her beautiful things to help us celebrate the Chinese New Year. She makes a special trip to China Town of Oakland and purchases tangerines, chocolate coins, fortune cookies, and little stuffed animals. She does extensive research with matching the year of the animal to […]

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February 10, 2016

John & Mila!

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John and Mila our Wellness Director, both posed for a picture during our Chinese New Years celebration. John’s wife Nancy held the Watermark University event for Chinese New Year.

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February 5, 2016

New Watermark University Class!

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Lakeside Park resident Claire, used to have a get together every week with her family. She named it “Coffee and …?” (meaning dot, dot, dot.) The “…” is open to an endless variety of things that can happen at the coffee get-together, these include goodies such as a variety of cookies and cakes, conversation and laughter. Claire’s daughter, Renee, brings her coffee press and […]

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February 4, 2016

Weekly Menu (2/7 – 2/13)

Toasted bread with grilled turkey meat and bacon

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February 1, 2016

High Tea with Silvia & Chuck!

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The residents had a really great time at our High Tea event. Silvia and Chuck gave an awesome performance, and all the residents and family seemed really happy.

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February 1, 2016

Weekly Menu (1/31- 2/6)

Hot goulash soup

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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February 1, 2016

February 2016 Activity Calendars are here!

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Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars! » Click to Download 1st Floor Calendar » Click to Download 2nd […]

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January 25, 2016

Weekly Menu (1/24 – 1/30)

Vegetarian pizza

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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January 19, 2016

Weekly Menu (1/17 – 1/23)

pasta with meatballs and parsley

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January 11, 2016

Weekly Menu (1/10 – 1/16)

Healthy Homemade Oatmeal with Berries

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January 4, 2016

Weekly Menu (1/3 – 1/9)

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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January 4, 2016

January 2016 Activity Calendars are here!

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Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars! » Click to Download 1st floor Calendar » Click to Download 2nd […]

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December 29, 2015

Weekly Menu (12/27 – 1/2)

Minestrone Soup with Pasta, Beans and Vegetables

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December 29, 2015

Weekly Menu (12/20 – 12/26)

Lasagne

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December 14, 2015

Weekly Menu (12/13 – 12/19)

Slice of cheesecake with strawberries and strawberry sauce.

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December 4, 2015

Weekly Menu (12/6 – 12/12)

Salmon Steak with Cream Sauce

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December 1, 2015

December 2015 Activity Calendars are here!

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Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars! » Click to download 1st floor calendar. » Click to download 2nd […]

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November 30, 2015

Weekly Menu (11/29 – 12/5)

Delicious Brunch

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November 23, 2015

Weekly Menu (11/22 – 11/28)

Pasta II

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November 16, 2015

Veteran’s Day Bake Sale!

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Residents at Lakeside Park made cupcakes for our first Veteran’s Day Bake Sale. It was a huge success and the proceeds will be given to the Disabled Veteran’s Fund. We raised $104.00 and everyone had a great time!

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November 16, 2015

Weekly Menu (11/15 – 11/21)

Spring Rolls with Sweet Sour Souce

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November 9, 2015

Weekly Menu (11/8 – 11/14)

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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November 2, 2015

Weekly Menu (11/1 – 11/7 )

Barbequed Ribs

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October 26, 2015

Weekly Menu (10/25 – 10/31)

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Downlad Menu

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October 20, 2015

Weekly Menu (10/18 – 10/24)

Homemade Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner

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October 12, 2015

Weekly Menu ( 10/11 – 10/17 )

Peppers

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October 5, 2015

Weekly Menu (10/4 – 10/10)

Barbequed Ribs

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October 1, 2015

October Activity Calendars are Here!

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Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars. » Click here to download 1st floor Calendar! » Click here to […]

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September 29, 2015

Ice Cream Social!

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The Ice Cream Social events are always great! The residents really enjoy good conversation and really good ice cream!

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September 29, 2015

Alden Lane Quilt Show!

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It’s a tradition every year that the residents go to Livermore to the quilt show under the oaks. Maureen used to work there and all of her co-workers enjoy seeing her and wishing her well. This outing was truly an extraodinary event.

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September 28, 2015

Weekly Menu ( 9/27 – 10/3 )

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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September 21, 2015

Weekly Menu (9/20 – 9/26)

Hot goulash soup

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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September 16, 2015

Associate Pizza Party!

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We all had a blast on “National Assisted Living Pizza for Staff Day!” The pizza was amazing and everyone enjoyed their time!

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September 10, 2015

Weekly Menu ( 9/13 – 9/19 )

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to Download Menu

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September 9, 2015

September Activity Calendars are Here!

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Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activity Calendars. » Click here to download 1st floor calendar. » Click here to […]

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September 8, 2015

High Tea Party!!

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The residents enjoyed themselves over hot tea and great conversation! Family and friends are always welcomed to come and join their loved ones over High Tea!

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September 2, 2015

A Letter From Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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As we gently roll into Autumn it is amazing how fast we are approaching the Holidays. This month on 9/11 we will be honoring the “First Responders” with a breakfast, a tradition that I think is important for our community and those men and women that are so dedicated. Lakeside Park will be celebrating events through […]

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September 1, 2015

Weekly Menu (8/30 – 9/5)

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You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!! » Click to download menu.

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