Model cars and automobile memorabilia.
Model cars and automobile memorabilia.

Automobile Model and Memorabilia Show

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A fun collection of vintage automobile models and memorabilia was displayed in the Health Care Center’s Resident Activities Room for residents to enjoy. The collection was provided by Wesley Alzheimer’s Engagement Coach, Carl Picioccio (left), and consists of many pieces that once belonged to his grandfather and father. Residents and staff enjoyed reminiscing and sharing […]

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Children's artwork.

YMCA Intergenerational Learning Center at Wesley’s Art Show

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This spring, The Saratoga Regional YMCA’s Intergenerational Learning Center at Wesley paired preschool students and seniors for a dynamic, multimedia art project at Wesley’s Woodlawn Commons. Directed by artist Jackie Sweeney, the project entitled “Onomatopoeia Please! Seniors and Children, Symbols and Sounds Musically Converge in Poetry, Painting and Animal Themes” was a fun and creative […]

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A Wesley Foundation Board member and a WHCC resident enjoying Earth Day crafts.

Wesley Foundation Board Members Join Residents in Earth Day Activities

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Wesley Foundation Board Members joined Wesley Health Care Center residents for Earth Day crafts in the Resident Activities Room. Together they made terrariums and other Earth-themed items for residents to bring back to their rooms and enjoy. Thank you to The Foundation Board Members for all they do for our community! Wesley Foundation Board Member, […]

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A representative from iN2L teaching the Activities team how to use the new interactive system.

Wesley Health Care Center Adds iN2L Interactive Activities

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Thanks to generous donations to The Wesley Foundation, Wesley Health Care Center has purchased an It’s Never 2 Late System for the Leisure Services Department. It’s Never 2 Late technology offers 3,000 applications through a touch screen interface. Resident users can keep in touch with family members, watch familiar classic TV shows and movies, travel across […]

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Grandmother and granddaughter playing a board game.

Easy Ways to Include the Seniors in Your Family in Holiday Traditions

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Holiday activities that include several generations provide solid bonding opportunities. Use these ideas to plan activities for your family’s holiday gatherings. The holidays are a time of year families often spend together. If you will be hosting a celebration that involves multiple generations of your family, planning intergenerational activities will give everyone a chance to […]

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Opera Saratoga performing at The Wesley Community.

Opera Saratoga Brings Saratoga Sings! for Seniors to Wesley

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Opera Saratoga performed a beautiful set of music at The Wesley Community as part of their Saratoga Sings! for Seniors series. The series is a seven-day performance tour of retirement communities, senior centers and assisted living facilities throughout the Capital Region. Saratoga Sings! for Seniors is a wonderful way to bring the joy of great singing […]

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