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Therapeutic Activities May Help Memory Loss Patients

July 30, 2019 — Many people understand that FDA-approved prescription medication may help slow the progression of the memory loss, but did you know that caregivers can complement treatment with activities that may help reconnect their loved ones to daily life? “In addition to obtaining a diagnosis and beginning medication, it’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with... Read More

Success Story: Mr. M.

July 30, 2019 — Mr. M. is our success story this month! And what a success he is! Mr. M. was quite debilitated upon his admission to this facility. He worked with occupational and physical therapy Mondays through Fridays and even sometimes one day over the weekend! He had wonderful family support, visiting him almost daily and a lovely,... Read More

Employee of the Month: Oscar M.

July 30, 2019 — Oscar Molina Oscar is one of the most liked and helpful employees at SFCC. He has been working in our maintenance department for 7 ½ years. Oscar lives in Albuquerque and much of his family lives in Guerrero, Mexico. Oscar is married and has two children Oscar Jr. and Priscilla.

Pride Parade

July 30, 2019 — Santa Fe Care Center had an outing to the Pride Parade held in downtown Santa Fe. June was Pride month and everyone had fun in celebrating these special festivities.

Balloon Toss

July 30, 2019 — Last month we had a “balloon toss” to raise money for our activities department. Greg Persinger, our brilliant DON, took the brunt of the balloon toss. We all had fun and the activities department made a ton of donated money.

Letter from the Administrator

July 30, 2019 — Dear Neighbors and Friends of Santa Fe Care Center: Thank you for allowing us the privilege of taking care of you or your loved one. Please know that I appreciate you and want you to be happy with the service that we provide. I hope you will let us know if we are coming up... Read More

Success Story: Mrs. C.

July 2, 2019 — Success often times does not happen overnight. Success sometimes takes 23 days, of hard work – exercise, education, nutrition, more exercise, walking, moving, eating, repeat…you get the idea. Sometimes all that is wanted is to return home the moment the doors are opened to the nursing & rehab center. Sometimes, families want to take the... Read More

Employee of the Month

July 2, 2019 — Simona Castillo, Activity Assistant Simona has been with SFCC for 4 years and simply gets better as time passes. Simona always has a positive attitude, is very calming and caring, and has a great heart. Congratulations to Simona for this very important honor.

Our Dietary Department

July 2, 2019 — Dining is truly one of the most important activities conducted at our facility. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and those times in between they operate 24/7. Serving 110 residents, and 60 staff meals daily is no simple task, and they are always interested in getting better. Our daily menus are more like the local specialty cuisine we... Read More

Gorgeous Grandma Day

July 2, 2019 — Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More