San Simeon by the Sound Goes Back to Foxwoods

On August 27th, a group of our residents and staff members boarded the Cross Sound Ferry in Orient Point and ventured to Connecticut for a fun-filled day at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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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 do to keep their bones strong and healthy, including following these tips:

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Is Adult Day Health Care Right for Your Family?

Medical-Model Adult Day Health Care is one of the many specialized services that we offer at San Simeon by the Sound. We are also the only location providing this uniquely comprehensive program on eastern Long Island.

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A Genuinely Patient-Centered Facility

At San Simeon by the Sound, everything we do is for the sole purpose of providing all of our residents with the care each and every one of them deserves. We pride ourselves on offering our residents quality amenities to have new and enjoyable experiences every single day.

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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® low-impact aerobics on the north fork of Long Island. Although originally developed for self-defense, tai chi is an excellent form of exercise often used for stress reduction.

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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 and interact with them. Tambourine Tom and Mama Claire come to San Simeon twice a month. Check the calendar on our website to see the full schedule.

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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 both welcome, and getting started is easy. Just download and fill out the appropriate application on our volunteer page and fax (631-477-8969), email (), or bring in your application to our facility.
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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 and beans with the group. She was so excited to see their amazement when they learned that the seeds they had planted for the beans had climbed so high. The residents also got to taste edible flowers and even put some in their hair. The kitchen here at San Simeon is also using some of the “ready to pick” vegetables in our cooking.

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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 the residents, and they each have very different personalities. The residents spent the afternoon petting and brushing them. The donkeys were all dressed up with hooves painted purple to match their specially-made baseball hats. The ladies, along with the donkey handler, James, made the day so much fun!

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