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Music and Memory

August 29, 2019 — There are few things that can touch a person like music. Our Music and Memory activity is equipped with iPod shuffles and headphones for each participant. We load up their Shuffle with music of their choosing and we are off to the races. This activity is a favorite.

Employee of the Month: Justin G.

August 29, 2019 — Justin Guinn – Activity Assistant Justin Guinn has been with SFCC for almost 2 years. He started with us as our receptionist and is now an activity assistant. Justin is a native of Santa Fe, is an avid music lover, and enjoys time hanging out with friends and his 3-year-old son Aiyden.

Success Story: Alfonso T.

August 29, 2019 — Alfonso T. began planting seeds when he was 7 years old, growing up at Santo Domingo Pueblo. He learned from his grandfather. Last year when he was in the hospital, he developed a pressure ulcer that would not heal properly. He went to another facility, but they did not take care of him, he said.... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

August 29, 2019 — Dear Friends and Neighbors at Santa Fe Care Center: Que Viva la Fiestas!!! Thank you very much for trusting us with your care or the care of your loved-one. We want to provide the best care possible, so your feedback is very important to us! There are comment cards by the front door if you... Read More

Happy Birthday!

August 29, 2019 — Residents Michael H. Bess B. Pierre G. Marian K. Ramona V. Staff Elton Abeya Beverly Baldonaldo Brandy Barraza Viridiana Burrola Viviana Burrola Ofelia Erives Redhiya Gray Sandra Houston Sara Lopez Jeanette Lucero Tania Marquez Rosina Oldman Susan Petersen Katherine Raff Donna Valentine

Celebrating Labor Day

August 29, 2019 — The tradition of celebrating Labor Day as a national holiday is over one hundred years old. From its original conception as a labor union celebration, it has grown to be symbolic of end-of-summer activities. It began in 1882 in New York as a parade by the Knights of Columbus to give credit for the contributions... Read More

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.