Skating to a Successful Fundraiser

On March 30th we held our Skating Party Fundraiser at the George D. Costello Sr. Memorial Skating Rink in the American Legion Burton Potter Post 185 in Greenport. And it was a HUGE success! There were about 60 skaters (and a few non-skaters) in attendance and the rink was filled with music and laughs all evening long! And we raised about $2,500! Here are a few photos, in case you missed it.

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Happy Passover

All of us at San Simeon would like to wish all of our Jewish friends, residents, and staff a Happy Passover! Rabbi Gadi Capela will be helping us celebrate this year. Passover begins in the evening of Friday, April 19th and ends in the evening of Saturday, April 27th.

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Recent Testimonials from Residents & Their Families

At San Simeon by the Sound, we understand that very often we’re helping people when they are at their most vulnerable. That’s why we always go out of our way to make everyone who stays with us, whether it’s in our long-term care, short-term rehab, or our wonderful adult day care program, feel right at home and truly cared for. Here are a few recent notes that show how people feel about San Simeon.

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San Simeon Takes Part in National Nutrition Month

Not only does the month of March signify Spring, but it also represents National Nutrition Month. So while you put away your heavy winter clothes, you can also shred a few winter pounds. National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that educates and informs people every March on the importance of making good food choices and developing physical activity habits. It teaches individuals how to eat a balanced diet and how to read nutrition facts labels. By consuming fewer calories, getting daily exercise, and making educated food choices you can manage your weight successfully and reduce the risk of chronic disease.

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The Easter Bunny Returns to San Simeon

Grab Your Easter Baskets and Join Us

All are welcome at San Simeon’s celebration of Easter. Our residents love to see a full house for the start of the spring season, so bring the whole family. We’ll be having an Easter Egg hunt on our patio, as well as loads more games and fun.

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Kids 12 & Under Skate FREE at Our Skating Party Fundraiser

Lower Ticket Prices for High School Students & Kids 12 and Under Skate FREE!

On March 30th we’re hosting a fun-filled evening of skating to your favorite tunes and help support San Simeon by the Sound. We’ve lowered the price for high school students to just $10 and kids 12 and under will now skate FREE when accompanied by an adult.

Please Help Support San Simeon!

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Mardi Gras Spirit Day on March 5th

Spirit Day Fun for Employees at San Simeon

In the spirit FUN you may want to get crazy and join the Activity Department on March 5th for Mardi Gras Day! Wear a bright colored shirt & jeans, and some festive beads or a Mardi Gras mask.

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Sharna Nicholson & John DiCerbo “Growing Memories”

Two student volunteers from the Cornell Master Gardener program are integrating their skills and project with our residents. They met with our residents on February 7th to include them in the project!

Scientists have confirmed that your sense of smell is closely linked to triggering emotions and memories, probably more so than any of our other senses. The scent of a spice or herb in bloom can conjure up recollections of a childhood picnic, for example.

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Love Is in the Air at San Simeon

As we all know, Valentine’s Day is a day of spreading love and showing affection and romance to your spouse. This month, as we highlight some of the married couples that are currently staying at San Simeon by the Sound, we had a few questions about what still makes their hearts beat for each other after so many years together.

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Read a Recipe for Literacy (RRL) Returns to San Simeon

On February 13th, the kids with Read a Recipe for Literacy (RRL) came back to San Simeon to read and share more stories with our residents. It was another wonderful day with the children and our residents truly enjoyed their stories. Some of the shyer children really came out of their shell and all of them were very well behaved. We are all starting to form friendships as the children sought out the residents they visited on the last gathering in April of last year.

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