Winter is NOT for hibernating!

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by The Avalon

Yes, it’s cold, yes it’s dark, but here at The Avalon, we continue to play, party and have fun!

Here we are at St. Martin De Porres’ Spaghetti Dinner loading up on pasta and other delicious foods

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We can’t go outside, but indoors, there is still a lot to do beside watching TV and vegging (even though we enjoy that too!!).

We love using our new pool table…

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and our treadmill on Gym Days…

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On February 1st, we celebrated February birthdays in honor of our February babies

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And here we are  at the Oriental Buffet..

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Some of us, (especially Joyce pictured below and some of her beautiful creations)  enjoy relaxing by coloring.

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December Events

Posted on January 2nd, 2019 by The Avalon

December is a very busy time of year for all of us.  It is also one of the most beautiful times of the year as well, when we get together with loved ones and enjoy the beauty of the season and each other’s company.  Here we are with some of our loved ones celebrating at our Friends and Family Holiday Open House at The Avalon on Dec. 12th.

 

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We had the opportunity to visit the Mariapolis Luminosa in Hyde Park, where we saw a display of different Nativity scenes from all over the world.  Here is our group shot, as well as some of different Nativity scenes on display

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Avalon’s Residents send Care Packages to our Troops in Afghanistan

Posted on January 2nd, 2019 by The Avalon

Troops in Afghanistan

We wanted to brighten the holidays of our troops overseas, so we got the idea to send them some goodies from home.

Here we are with one of the care packages that we sent to our troops in Afghanistan.

 

September Fun!

Posted on September 12th, 2018 by The Avalon

We had such a great time on Sunday, Sept. 16th when we celebrated Friends & Family Day!  We enjoyed a delicious buffet lunch prepared by our cook, Toshina D. and her staff.  We were stuffed to the gills, but still had room for dessert and the delicious ice cream sundaes that our Director of Life Enrichment, Melissa and staff prepared for us.  Thanks for your hard work and for making this day such a great success!  We also got to ogle some beautiful classic cars  and take pictures next to them (and in them!).  To burn off all the delicious food, we were dancing to tunes played for us by Bosco, and Bryan Lamars

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AUGUST’S FUN TRIPS

Posted on August 24th, 2018 by The Avalon

Well, the summer may be winding down, but we sure aren’t!!  This past week alone saw us picking apples at Minard Orchard in Clintondale, NY, and then we hit the rails of the Catskill Mountain Railroad…have a look!

First, our lovely day at Minard, where we ate delicious pizza, apple-cider donuts, picked apples and enjoyed a hay-ride.

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Here we are riding the rails of the Catskill Mountain Railroad in Kingston, NY, another gorgeous day!

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News and Updates

Posted on July 26th, 2018 by The Avalon

We would like to welcome the following people to our community: Concetta M., Gladys G., Florency L., Ramona M., Larry C., Robert P., Joseph D., Robert L. and Elizabeth D.

 

The staff and residents want to send all of our get well wishes to our beloved Maria (“The Sarge”). Maria, we miss you very much and hope you return to The Avalon very soon! The Avalon is not the same without you!!

We are also wishing a speedy recovery to Katherine P.!  Katherine, we miss your sweet, quiet demeanor.  We wish we had ten like you!  Get well soon!

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On Friday, July 20th, we had an art show and each of us got to choose a favorite painting to take back to our rooms.  Here we are with some of our “scores”, which will brighten all of our rooms!

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On Tuesday, July 31st, we were lucky enough to attend a Hudson Valley Renegades game.  Our team lost, but we had a fantastic time in the skybox!  Here we are enjoying the game and the company of the Renegades’ mascot, Rascal.

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On Friday, August 3rd, we had a birthday celebration for the August birthdays.  Stephanie Romm was our lovely entertainer, and we had a ball!  Here we are with some of our gifts.

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On Monday, July 30th, we had the pleasure of a visit from The Little Brays of Sunshine, who are therapy donkeys.  We always love to see them and interact with them, as you can see here

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News and Updates

Posted on May 22nd, 2018 by The Avalon

We would like to welcome the following new members of our community: Albert A., Joan B., Marjorie A., Robert M., Consuelo N. and Hannah R.

St. Patrick’s Day was filled with much celebration! We enjoyed having our cake (and eating it too!)

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We also enjoyed the Irish Dancers! Irish Dancers 3 St. Patrick's Day 2018
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Thank you to the Broesler School of Irish Dance!

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION DAY

Posted on March 14th, 2018 by The Avalon

JOIN US HERE AT THE AVALON ON MONDAY APRIL 23RD, 2018 FROM 2:00 PM TO 4:00 PM TO HONOR ALL OF OUR VOLUNTEERS!

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO!!  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.  RSVP BY 4/05/18

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March News

Posted on March 12th, 2018 by The Avalon

A Big Welcome To:  William S., Gary K., Barbara S., Jimmy C., and Brian D.

Get well wishes to: Pat B. and Milton B.  We are wishing you a speedy recovery!

 

Calendar Highlights

Friday March 2nd – March Birthday Party

Tuesday March 6th – sing along w/Bob Martinson

Thursday March 8th  – Shopping trip to Walmart

Tuesday March 13 – Lucky House performance

Wednesday March 14th – Happy Hour with Bill & Rico

Friday March 16th – small group outing to Ihop & Mummenschanz

Saturday March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day party

Tuesday March 20th – small group outing to Oriental Buffet

Wednesday, March 28th – Banana Split Ice Cream Party

 

 

We had another visit from our furry friends.  We are always happy to see them!  As you can see, we all took turns cuddling with them.

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January News

Posted on January 8th, 2018 by The Avalon

Happy New Year!! Welcome 2018!!

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We want to extend a big welcome to our new friends Joyce T. and James G.

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Just before the holidays, we had visit from Saint Nick.  He gave everyone a gift, but more than that, he gave everyone joy and laughter by his jolly presence.  Thank you St. Nick for the greatest gift, of all – your kind, and joyful presence, making us feel like kids again and to experience the happiness and beauty of this time of year!

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We celebrated the Eight Days of Hanukkah by lighting the Menorah.  We also played the Dreidel Game, and enjoyed some “gelt” – the traditional (and delicious!) chocolate coins.

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