Haiku Day is April 17th

April 5, 2019 — What is a haiku (hahy-koo)? A haiku is traditionally a non-rhyming three-line poem of Japanese origin that offers a way of looking at the physical world. The origins of haiku can be traced back to the ninth century. The haiku consists of three lines with a five-seven-five syllable structure using sensory language to gain inspiration.... Read More

Activity Highlights

April 5, 2019 — Shout out to SPDC’s staff council who made the best nachos and boiled peanuts for our staff. We are looking forward to our next fun event and spreading lots of positive vibes throughout Sandy Park. SPPS- Sandy Parks Positive Squad Sandy Park welcomed a group of College students from Florida Gulf Coast University’s social and... Read More


April 5, 2019 — Sandy Park continues to wait patiently to find out if our Special Olympics Athletes will be competing at State Games in Orlando this year. Robert K., Stephen S., and Anthony F. have practiced very hard and they are very excited to find out if they made it. There was a lot of tough competition this... Read More

Keeping Your Mind Healthy

March 2, 2019 — Mental activity can keep your mind sharp. Review the following tips to help challenge your brain for continual growth: Learn to play a musical instrument Play scrabble or do crossword puzzles Interact with others Switch careers or start a new one Start a new hobby with crafts, painting, or woodworking Learn a foreign language Volunteer... Read More

Nutrition Month: Using Nutrition To Look and Feel Your Very Best

March 2, 2019 — Proper nutrition is important for everyone. Without proper nutrition, people may not be able to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. Most people do not realize that healthy carbs are generally good for you. While you may not need to eat in excess, low-carb diets can actually hinder you. Carbohydrates are needed by the body... Read More

Community Outreach

March 2, 2019 — Our Administrator, Dr. Janet James and Central Records Clerk, Lolita Carter joined the Littleton Elementary School children for the Annual Black History Month Read-In. Our facility has participated for many years now. We are very proud of our community and want our community to be proud of Sandy Park.

Pi Day: March 14

March 2, 2019 — The popularity of Pi Day (3.14) has taken off in recent years. This symbol, the Greek letter π, is used to represent a constant numerical figure in mathematics. The ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to over a trillion digits as it... Read More

Happy Birthday!

March 2, 2019 — Clients Wilbert M. Tina P. Herbie W. Johnny R. Steven W. Staff Mary J. Jeffery J. Ms. Ella T. Tricia C. Danny K. Desiree T. Ana C. Maritza D. Toni M. Dale S. Angelica D. Sharon O.

March 2: National Read Across America Day

March 2, 2019 — Theodor Seuss Geisel, known best as the author Dr. Seuss, was born on March 2. He was a beloved author who entertained young and old audiences for over 80 years with titles such as The Cat in the Hat, And To Think I Saw It On Mulberry Street, and Green Eggs and Ham. In 1997,... Read More

Random Act of Kindness Day is February 17

January 30, 2019 — Kindness is a generosity of spirit. It comes to life when we give of ourselves and our time to help others, without expecting anything in return. When you show kindness to someone, you bring out the best in yourself. Pay attention to the impact your behavior has on others, and notice your own feelings in... Read More