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Flowers – One of Life’s Small Pleasures

August 5, 2019 — Everyone loves to get flowers – they’re a great gift that you can put on display in your house, reminding you for a week or so of the person who gave them to you. More than that, they can be beautiful things in themselves, even if you buy them for yourself. Today you can order... Read More

August 25th is Banana Split Day!

August 5, 2019 — When you think classical American dessert, banana split would likely make the top five of anyone’s list! On August 25th, we celebrate the creation of this delicious hot and cold treat with National Banana Split Day. In 1904 a 23-year-old David Evans Strickler made his mark on history by inventing the banana split! This dessert... Read More

National I Love My Feet Day! is August 17th

August 5, 2019 — A national holiday to celebrate feet might seem like a stinker at first, but on August 17th let’s all remove our socks and shoes anyway, and contemplate all our feet do for us. From faithfully helping us move about our day-to-day life, to dancing, running, and swimming, our feet are there with us every step... Read More

National Relaxation Day is August 15: Try These Two Mindfulness Exercises!

August 5, 2019 — Mindfulness exercises let you “tune in” to yourself. Distractions are let go, and your brain power is increased. The exercises help you think more clearly and concentrate better. The best news is that they are easier than you might think to learn! Self Reflection Exercise Anytime you are stressed, stop, and carefully watch yourself to... Read More

August 7th is Lighthouse Day – A Part of Our Past, Present, and Future

August 5, 2019 — Why are so many people drawn to lighthouses? Maybe it is because lighthouses are found in some of the most beautiful places on earth. To some, lighthouses appeal to their nostalgic or artistic senses since lighthouses are some of the most historical structures to be found in the United States today. It may also be... Read More

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