Summer Time Fun!

July 1, 2019 — Summer is here and our clients are busy with their QIDP’s planning their summer vacations. Some past vacations have included a camping trip, a weekend getaway at the beach, Lion Country Safari, and full Spa days for our ladies. We can’t wait to see what they plan this year. The first summer trip of the... Read More

July 25: Wine & Cheese Day

July 1, 2019 — The basic rule about pairing food with wine is that one shouldn’t overpower the other. Simply put, strong cheeses should pair well with strong wines, while mild cheeses would go well with mild wines. Acidic wines go perfectly well with pungent cheeses. Brie goes well with sparkling wine or Chardonnay while goat cheese matches well... Read More

Gorgeous Grandma Day

July 1, 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

Welcome New Residents

July 1, 2019 — Sandy Park would like to welcome two new people to our family. Mathew M. likes using his tablet, writing and coloring, and being helpful with cottage chores. Shaquille C. likes singing, puzzles, listening to music, and spending time outdoors. We are so happy they have chosen Sandy Park as their new home.

Letter from Administrator

July 1, 2019 — Greetings, As we welcome the beginning of our third quarter, July is quickly approaching! Sandy Park is looking forward to client vacations and fun in the sun outdoor actives .Clients are excited about water day, spa day, ice cream socials, movie night under the stars, picnics on our beautiful grounds and several other fun summer... Read More

National Avocado Day

July 1, 2019 — National Avocado Day is Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The consumption of avocados has doubled since 2005 and quadrupled since 2000. Avocados have heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins C, E and K. The ancient Aztecs used the fruit for skin masks, and the 20th century cosmetic industry uses them in creams, lotions and... Read More

June 27- Sunglasses Day

June 2, 2019 — In the summer months, we pull out our sunglasses to protect our eyes from those harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. However, sunglasses didn’t begin their life to protect us from UV rays. Early “sunglasses” were nothing more than polished gems. Nero, a Roman emperor, watched gladiator fights through these gems. Early models of sunglasses can be... Read More

What is Tai Chi?

June 2, 2019 — It can be hard to fit exercise into your daily routine, but simple exercises such as tai chi can be both beneficial to your health and easy to do. Tai chi, pronounced tī-chē, is a low intensity exercise that promotes flexibility and balance. The joints are often where aches and pains first begin and because... Read More

Men’s Health Month

June 2, 2019 — Some men may experience prostate problems as they age, so it’s important to maximize the life of the prostate gland. Some symptoms indicate there may be a bigger problem and shouldn’t be ignored. Common Symptoms: Problems urinating: too often, unable to, weak, or interrupted flow, pain or burning while urinating. Blood in urine. Pain or... Read More

Emergency Preparedness: Hurricane Season

June 2, 2019 — It’s hard to believe but June is only a couple of weeks away and if you’ve lived in Florida long enough you should know that means the start of hurricane season. So my questions to you is, are you ready? Here at the facility we are always ready for a disaster or an emergency. That... Read More