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September is National Rehabilitation Awareness Month

National Rehabilitation Awareness Week is a time to highlight and acknowledge the positive impact that rehab services make in the lives of people in need. Rehab is the road to recovery and benefits a person physically, mentally, and spiritually. During the month of September and especially during National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, it’s important to recognize […]

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Secrets to Stronger Bones in Seniors

It is true that as we age we lose bone density – which can lead to osteoporosis – a disease which makes the bones brittle, fragile, and prone to break. Fractured bones can lead to falls causing severe head trauma, hip fractures, and even death. However, the good news is there are many things seniors can […]

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North Fork Bodies In Motion Tai Chi Demonstration

We are very excited to announce that tomorrow, August 6th, Dr. Marilyn LoPresti, founder and CEO of North Fork Bodies in Motion, LLC, will be giving our residents a tai chi demonstration along with 10 volunteers. Dr. LoPresti, a second-degree black belt in Shaolin Kempo, provides tai chi instruction, as well as authentic master-level Walk15® […]

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Many Wonderful Things Happening at San Simeon by the Sound

San Simeon by the Sound is hosting many great things this summer for residents. In August, Piano Duets (Ruth and Doris) and Tambourine Tom and Mama Claire who all volunteer at San Simeon will be coming to San Simeon. During the music therapy program, Tambourine Tom and Mama Claire will hand out instruments to residents […]

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Make a Difference in Someone’s Life

Volunteering at San Simeon Want to do something that will truly have an impact on someone in your community? Consider volunteering at San Simeon by the Sound. We are always looking for motivated volunteers to join our family and help improve the quality of life of our patients and residents. Adult and junior volunteers are […]

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San Simeon Recognizes Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

In recognition of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in June, San Simeon by the Sound acknowledges that a person with Alzheimer’s disease is a unique individual and care must be personalized to meet specific needs.

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Watch Our Garden Grow

Our garden is growing and flourishing! Sharna Nicholson and John DiCerbo (student volunteers from the Cornell Master Gardener program) take alternate weeks to come by and check on the garden they planted with our residents. While here they weed and make sure the plants are getting enough water. Recently Sharna came and share the flowers […]

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The East End Ass Whisperers Return

On June 7th, the East End Ass Whisperers came back to San Simeon by the Sound, much to the delight of the residents and staff. Emily, Bernadette, and Cathy of EEAW have been bringing their donkeys to San Simeon each year to share with all of us. These donkeys are calm and very friendly with […]

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Generous Donations for Our Garden Program

All of us at San Simeon by the Sound would like to thank the following businesses for their very generous support of our gardening program. You may recall that Sharna Nicholson and John DiCerbo, students in the Cornell Master Gardener program, are working with our residents on herb and vegetable gardens. The plants will be […]

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San Simeon by the Sound Partakes in National Skilled Nursing Care Week

Established by the American Health Care Association in 1967, the National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) will focus on the theme of living soulfully this year. During NSNCW, an observance that begins annually on Mother’s Day, nursing care centers across the country are showcasing how they Live Soulfully by achieving happy minds and healthy souls. NSNCW is […]

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