An easter bunny waving from a bus in a parade
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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paintings on display on a table

Woodlawn Commons Assisted Living Art Show

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“A Spark of Creativity” was this year’s theme for National Assisted Living Week, which ran from September 8 – 14.  Assisted Living residents at Woodlawn Commons celebrated with fun activities, including this resident art show. The show highlighted the many talents of Woodlawn’s residents and included woodworking, painting, textile arts, drawing and much more. Enjoy […]

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Fair game prizes.

Wesley Summer Camp Week

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A week of fun for residents and staff. We just wrapped-up Summer Camp Week at Wesley! All of The Wesley Community took part in camp-inspired events and activities for residents and staff. Among the activities were the Wesley’s Got Talent Show, evening campfires with s’mores, fair games, an employee picnic and more! Thank you to […]

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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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