Posts by: Sonia Ceron

August 30, 2017

September 2017 Newsletter & 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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June 29, 2017

July 2017 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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June 27, 2017

The fun never stops here at Lakeside Park!

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We like to stay busy with fun activities here at Lakeside Park and yesterday was a perfect example of that! While some residents decorated hats with intern, Jenn, others made jam with Marsha!

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May 30, 2017

Art with Donna and Jenn

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Jenn and Donna are doing some painting to get ready for our big art show in June! We will be displaying artwork done by the residents at our art show on June 15th, 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Please RSVP by calling 1-510-230-0339.

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April 6, 2017

Community Art Class

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Residents really enjoy community art classes, held by the interns, it gives them a chance to express themselves artistically! Student volunteers from Bishop O’Dowd also enjoy helping the residents with their artwork!

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April 6, 2017

A Letter from Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Welcome to April! It is joyous for the days to be getting longer. Sunny days are on the horizon. I love the spring; it is a time for renewal and rebirth. Easter is April 16th. The Bunny will visit us and hop around during High Tea. Our residents love getting jelly beans! In March, Marguerite […]

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March 6, 2017

Weekly Menu (3/5 – 3/11)

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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!!

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March 6, 2017

A Letter from our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Welcome to March, the month we look forward to flowers blooming in the garden, signaling Spring is upon us. After the so unexpectedly abundant, much needed rain, I appreciate the days getting longer and the beautiful sunshine. We have lots to look forward to, including Armchair Travel to Ireland, Irish Cooking and Beer Tasting, to […]

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February 15, 2017

Love is in the air!

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Valentines Day is in full effect here at Lakeside Park! As the residents make Valentines Day cards, the kitchen staff is working hard to prepare a lovely meal for our couple’s dinner tonight. Love is in the air!

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January 31, 2017

A Sunday Afternoon

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There is never a dull moment here at Lakeside Park. Sunday afternoons are always filled with activities! Art, piano playing, sing-a-longs and tea parties! Fun, fun, fun!!

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January 31, 2017

A Letter from Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Happy February! Believe it or not, an entire month of 2017 is behind us. Next we turn our thoughts to Valentine’s Day and love. At Lakeside Park, love comes in so many forms. I am most proud of the way our staff loves our residents and family members. We are, indeed, one big family. Love […]

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January 31, 2017

Chinese New Year Celebration!

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Residents enjoyed a Chinese New Year celebration hosted by Jenn and Nancy! The residents, staff and family members really enjoyed the festivities!

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January 17, 2017

A Letter from Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Happy New Year! 2016 is behind us and I look forward to all that 2017 has to offer. After years of preparing for the rush of the holiday season, I learned to pace my energy and set my mind to know that from November 1st to January 5th, it is going to be a whirlwind. […]

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January 11, 2017

Sara’s Gardening Group

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Just because it’s rainy outside, doesn’t mean you can’t garden! Sara, one of our LEAP interns hosted a gardening class indoors for some of our residents who seemed to really enjoy it!!

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January 10, 2017

Art with Jenn

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Our residents enjoy expressing themselves artistically during art class with Jenn, one of our LEAP interns.

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December 7, 2016

A Letter from our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Happy Holidays! Amazingly, 2016 is almost over. We have a flurry of events to celebrate the holidays. Please join us for our 6th Annual Celebration of Memories, a gathering where we share memories of holidays past, an event that has been heartwarming for us all! Also, the Associate Holiday Party will be held on December […]

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November 22, 2016

Art at Lakeside Park

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Art is a big part of Lakeside Park, residents enjoy the art activities that we have which include making cards to send to hospitals, holiday centerpieces and decorations and so much much more!!

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November 22, 2016

Veteran’s Day Bake Sale!

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We had a good turnout at our Veteran’s Day Bake Sale! We had cupcakes, brownies, cake pops and pineapple banana bread to offer and everyone seemed to love them all! All profits that were made were donated to Wounded Warriors.

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August 2, 2016

Thrive Dining™ Chef Demonstration and Tasting Luncheon

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We had a pretty good turn out for the last Thrive Dining™ event held in July. Thrive Dining™ is restoring independence and the joy of dining for individuals with cognitive and neuromuscular disorders. Using a revolutionary patent pending process, Chef Joseph Ferrer transformed our own high quality, freshly prepared, gourmet menu items into tasty, nutritionally […]

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August 1, 2016

August 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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July 15, 2016

A Book of Memories

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Residents and staff had such a great time on the safari trip, so we thought we’d capture some of the pictures in a book! Here are a couple of pictures from our SAFARI book. Stop by the community to check out the whole thing!

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July 7, 2016

A Letter from Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Happy July! The dog days of summer are upon us. In the Bay Area, the temperature can hit a sweltering 90 degrees. At home in Modesto, we see 105 degrees on a regular basis. And as many of you know, I like to vacation in Palm Desert in July, where the temperature hits 118 degrees […]

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July 1, 2016

July 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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November 2, 2015

November 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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October 28, 2015

Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

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Fun was had by all as the residents voted for their favorite decorated pumpkin. There was a tie for 1st place which has never happened and the departments picked a number to break the tie. Congratulations and thank you for all the great participation!!

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October 9, 2015

The Best Kind of Greeting Cards!

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Our residents make wonderful greeting cards that Anne Sanabria (Our Sales Director) sends out daily to clients and families. The use of fabric and buttons is a special craft that our residents love to do!

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September 11, 2015

First Responders Breakfast!

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We had a great turn out for our annual First Responders breakfast, where we invited the local Fire Department over to enjoy breakfast! Our way of saying thank you for all that they do! The residents, staff and family members all had a great time!

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August 14, 2015

Weekly Menu (8/16 – 8/22)

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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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August 14, 2015

Luau 2015!!

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Residents, staff, family and friends all enjoyed themselves at our Lakeside Park Annual Luau! The food was delicious the games were fun and the best dress contest was a big hit! We also celebrated Anne Sanabria, our Marketing Director’s birthday! It was a fun filled day!!

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August 10, 2015

Weekly Menu (8/9 – 8/15)

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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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July 31, 2015

August 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 Activities Calendars. » Click to download 1st floor calendar. » Click to download 2nd […]

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July 31, 2015

A Letter From Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Meet Jake King, our 1st Watermark Kid, a deserving young person who has encountered hardship and could benefit from assistance. Jake and his 2 sisters lost both parents; their father to a heart attack when they were young, and in 2013, their mom passed away after a battle with cancer. After her death, the children […]

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July 29, 2015

Weekly Menu (7/26 – 8/1)

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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 the menu.

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July 29, 2015

Oh Happy Day!

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Lakeside Park residents are grateful today for the new bus that was purchased for our scenic rides. Carol Shon, a San Francisco native, got to board first for a ride to San Francisco. As you can see, all had a wonderful time looking out at the San Francisco bay as they crossed the bridge in […]

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July 14, 2015

A Letter from our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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I began my career as a Certified Nursing Assistant and over time, with mentoring from various supervisors I grew up the ranks to eventually become an Executive Director; therefore, I am proponent to staff growing into new roles and positions. With that being said, you will notice a new face at our reception desk, Nico […]

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July 1, 2015

July 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 Activities Calendars. » Click to download 1st floor calendar. » Click to download 2nd […]

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June 29, 2015

Weekly Menu (6/28 – 7/4)

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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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June 23, 2015

Baking Class!

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There’s nothing like fresh apricot cobbler! Our residents got to show us how its done! Yum!

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June 23, 2015

Art with Brittany

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Brittany Dray is our Art Therapist. On a daily basis, she engages in art with the residents!

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June 23, 2015

Afternoon Stroll

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Some of our residents enjoyed a walk at Lake Merritt, one of the many gifts of living at Lakeside Park!

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June 19, 2015

Weekly Menu (6/21 – 6/27)

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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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June 12, 2015

Art Class

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Residents got ready for summer by painting bird houses for the garden!

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June 11, 2015

Weekly Menu (6/14 – 6/20)

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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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June 4, 2015

A Letter From Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Welcome to June. This month, we celebrate Fathers with a Father’s Day Luncheon. My dad lived in Denver, Colorado and loved to travel. When he came to California, he was awe-inspired by Yosemite National Park and Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, but not the bustling traffic of San Francisco. We are celebrating our 13th Anniversary […]

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May 26, 2015

Weekly Menu (5/24 – 5/30)

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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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May 12, 2015

Weekly Menu (5/17 – 5/23)

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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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May 11, 2015

Weekly Menu (5/10 – 5/16)

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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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May 5, 2015

May Activities 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 Activities Calendars. » Click to download 1st floor calendar. » Click to download 2nd […]

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May 1, 2015

A Letter From Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Welcome to May! It is a month to celebrate flowers and our mothers. Often, we celebrate our mothers with flowers! My mother especially loved red roses so every year in May I sent her 2 dozen, one dozen for Mother’s Day and one dozen for her birthday. Each year at Lakeside Park, we have a […]

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April 28, 2015

Weekly Menu (4/26 – 5/2)

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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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April 20, 2015

Weekly Menu (4/19 – 4/25)

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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 8, 2015

Virtual Dementia Tour at Lakeside Park

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We had an incredible event for last month’s Fireside Chat… a virtual dementia tour!  The participation of families and professionals helped to make the evening a memorable one. We had a great discussion after the tour with everyone, chairs in a circle for easy sharing, and here are some of the comments from the group: […]

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April 7, 2015

Weekly Menu (4/5 – 4/11)

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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 2, 2015

A Letter from our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Every year, my daughter gets an Easter Basket. Now, you may not find that strange; she is 36 years old so some might think we should have outgrown this tradition. I still hide the basket and she has to hunt for it! I get the momentary joy of watching her be a kid again. Chocolate […]

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April 1, 2015

April Activities 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 Activities Calendars. » Click to download First Floor Calendar. » Click to download Second […]

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March 30, 2015

Weekly Menu (3/29 – 4/4)

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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 30, 2015

Dance Anywhere!!

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Our residents, care staff, and family all danced together as part of a worldwide movement called Dance Anywhere (http://www.danceanywhere.org/). The organization sets a time and date, people around the world check at what time it will be for them, and then they find the time to DANCE! In Pacific time, noon was our time, so […]

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March 24, 2015

Taco the Dog!

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(From left to right) Julia, Taco and Gayle, enjoying the garden sunshine. Taco the dog is another frequent visitor at Lakeside Park.

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March 24, 2015

Maddie the Dog

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Maddie is an American Bulldog that comes to visit quite frequently. The residents love her so much!

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March 24, 2015

Fun in the Garden!

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Maureen and Lili planted some herbs and we are looking forward to them getting bigger so JoJo can use them in the kitchen.

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March 24, 2015

Weekly Menu (3/22 – 3/28)

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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 4, 2015

March Activities 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 Activities Calendars. » Click to download 1st floor calendar. » Click to download 2nd […]

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February 27, 2015

A Letter From Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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Welcome to Spring! We are excited that the days are getting longer and the weather is warming up. The associates and residents look forward to walks outside in the fresh air and to the lake to see the various birds. People watching is also an enjoyable activity in the park! We hope you can join […]

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February 27, 2015

Weekly Menu (3/1 – 3/7)

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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 25, 2015

Weekly Menu (2/22 – 2/28)

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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!

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February 18, 2015

Valentine’s Couples Dinner

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Our Valentine’s Couples Dinner was a night to remember. Our couples dined to Tony Bennet, Frank Sinatra and many more memorable tunes while enjoying the evening at the photo booth and of course having a wonderful dinner and great dessert prepared by our one and only Jojo.  

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February 17, 2015

Weekly Menu (2/15 – 2/21)

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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!

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February 11, 2015

Art Class

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We have a lot of great artists at Lakeside Park!

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February 11, 2015

Drumming

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Residents love to drum with Lior during one of our many jam sessions!

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February 6, 2015

February Activities 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 Activities Calendars. » Click to download first floor calendar. » Click to download second […]

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February 4, 2015

A Letter from our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

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With January behind us, we are fast into 2015. February is the month we celebrate love. If I were to describe love, I would say it is more of an action than a feeling. Don’t get me wrong, love is certainly a feeling; however, that feeling in conveyed and demonstrated by action. When I look […]

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February 4, 2015

Weekly Menu (2/1 – 2/7)

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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 26, 2015

Weekly Menu (1/25 – 1/31)

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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!

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January 19, 2015

A Day at Lakeside Park!

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Iman the dog was very popular with the residents. Some enjoyed her company while others just enjoyed company.  

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