A- A A+

Virtual Tour    Newsletter    Licensed by the State of CA. RCFE License #306001485    (949) 489-3400

Senior Living

Call to Learn More

Happy New Year frail seniors senior mental health Director Of Clinical Services Independent Living November 18th outings news senior fitness resident tips Fisher House Knit Wits residents move spring side effects St. Pattys Day senior activities mask 911 emergency services eating healthy St. Patrick’s Day dementia refer a friend creativity & passion heart-healthy resident meeting save our hospital Laura Kephart Happy Thanksgiving st patrick's day Lower your risk resident ambassadors senior centers senior health Saturday new residents Dear Residents visitors welcome Exercise Assisted Living luxury senior care community shortness of breath Christmas Did you know? memory care West Indies gratitude & happiness South County Magazine fever arthritis & joints UTI Executive Director Senior Scams Hydration Dan Brazeau social distance positivity & encouragement allergies Medicare part B grief & loss COVID -19 retirement communities family memories healthy habits County government Family Field Trip Active Seniors Orange County Register networking event Memorial Medical Center San Clemente hospitality volunteer excellent care and beautiful amenities senior transportation senior memories Gratitude Garden Preschool vaccinations veteran nature Happy Mother ’s Day comfort foods American Heart Month health organizations heart disease United Health Foundation Activity Director Senior Community caregivers business mixer Easter Farewell assisted living COVID vaccine family members Holiday Time residents Medications flu family senior social issues San Clemente Times social connections CARES Act Happy Anniversary love staying active employee of the month Caregiver Support Program Camp Pendleton Marines Alzheimer's Disease senior volunteers newsletter senior events May Newcomer’s Tea. coronavirus dehydration small groups Merry Christmas Happy Holidays social hour senior depression Ann Ruscoe Essential Visitors Only forgiveness Med-Tech MemorialCare Health System senior living business meet & greet Adopt a Shelter Dog Month children
1 minute reading time (263 words)

From the desk of the Executive Director

Laura Kephart

Should auld acquaintance be forgot
and never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot
and days of auld lang syne?
For auld lang syne, my dear,
for auld lang syne,
we'll take a cup of kindness yet,
for auld lang syne."
- Robert Burns, Auld Lang Syne

My father’s family was from Scotland, and we grew up with the fabulous works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Waler Scott, …and of course Robert (Rabbie) Burns. The song “Auld Lang Syne is traditionally sung on New Year’s Eve (or Hogmanay in Scotland). The meaning of the phrase translated to English comes to be “old long since”..but we can think of it as “days gone by”. The tune had been around since the 16th century before Mr. Burns put pen to paper, and to this day we sing it in remembrance of times gone by, while drinking a cup of kindness with friends (or a “wee dram” as our father called it..).

With the upcoming holidays, and the New Year (which we are all looking forward to!), we remember with fondness times past, as we look forward and prepare for the coming year. Charles Lamb once said “New Year’s Day is everyone’s birthday”. What a great thought! Thinking of the new year as a new beginning, full of new opportunities and experiences…what a joyful concept!

On behalf of all of us here at San Clemente Villas by the Sea…our warmest wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous new year for each of you and your families.

Best Wishes,
Laura Kephart, Executive Director 
P:(949)489-3400 ext. 102

Happy New Year from the “West Indies”
Seniors concerns about the Covid Vaccine

Related Posts

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://sanclementevillas.com/

Have Questions? Call Now! (949) 489-3400 or

Image