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Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

Jun 29, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

San Pedro Community Life Excitement from June

Jun 29, 2018 — Around the World in Year! Adios Mexico …. Hello JAPAN! — In May we finished our ‘Around the World in a Year’ visit to Mexico by making piñatas! Resident’s said it was a ‘messy but fun’ activity, and these beauties were hung and displayed in our dining room to be enjoyed by all!! In June... Read More

Summer Is Here!

Jun 29, 2018 — How do we know it’s summer in Artesia, New Mexico? Because the temperatures outside are passing the ‘centennial’ mark, heat waves can be seen rising from the asphalt, and the air conditioners are on over-drive! The arrival of summer also means indulging in amazing summer foods! Who doesn’t love a juicy watermelon, ripe blueberries, ice... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

Jun 29, 2018 — Greetings from your administrator and a Happy July to all! July is a good month to feel patriotic. I wanted to take a moment to talk about the beautiful country we live in. How blessed we are to be in a country that respects many more of its citizen’s rights than many other countries in... Read More

Happy Birthday and Welcome!

Jun 29, 2018 — Happy Birthday! Residents James H. July 04 Isabelle T. July 08 Judy P. July 15 Mary L. July 28 Staff Desarae L. July 07 Kristen B. July 26 Tyler S. July 30 Welcome New Residents Jay A. Petra C. Glenda C. Chris M. Dorothy M. William S. Buster S. Mildred S. The San Pedro Team... Read More

Celebrating Independence: July 4th

Jun 29, 2018 — The 4th of July commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. At the time, our 13 American colonies were under the rule of England, and had been forced to pay taxes to England without any representation in English Parliament. In 1774 the colonies attempted to ‘make... Read More

Summer Tips For Men’s Skin Care

Jun 3, 2018 — Men’s skin can become oilier during the summer season. The reason for this is that the moisture in their skin rises along with the humidity. Since men have larger pores and their skin can be noticeably oilier than women, it’s important that they take care of their skin during the hot season. The following are... Read More

Around the World in a Year!

Jun 3, 2018 — Here at San Pedro we are continuing our journey of ‘Around the World in a Year’, and the last week of April we concluded our visit to Australia and made our own rainsticks! Together we learned the history of the rainstick, and that it was believed that seasons of drought occurred because the earth had... Read More

June Is National Safety Month. Is Your Loved One Ready for an Emergency?

Jun 3, 2018 — The past year has reminded us over and over that natural disasters are especially hard on older adults. Whether it was Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, the huge wildfires all over the West, or the major blizzards in the Northeast, seniors suffered. Everyone should be prepared for disasters. At our community, we... Read More

Spring Has Sprung!

Jun 3, 2018 — June is commonly recognized as ‘Perennial Gardening Month’, and here at San Pedro spring has finally SPRUNG! Our REMARKABLE Maintenance Director, Brad, designed and built us a set of raised planting beds, and our Gardening Club wasted NO TIME in getting seeds planted! The Gardening Club is new at San Pedro this year, and their... Read More