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February Events at San Clemente Villas by the Sea

2020 February newsletterFebruary is here and we have new activites are in blossom! Check out our February Newsletter to see what is happening this month!

2020 valentines dayValentine's Auction

February 14th @ 1:00-2:30 in the Lobby

This is our annual all Residents Valentine’s Auction. We give you playing dollars to bid on various items. Come one, come all! It’s a ball! Happy Valentine’s Day!

 

2020 mardigras“Fat Tuesday”

February 25th @ 3:00 in the Lobby

Wear your green, purple and gold and come prepared to tap, clap, dance and, oh yes, snack! Music by John, Jim & Barb

 

DR SE TRINHCome Chat with Dr. Se Trinh about Brain Health

February 25, 2020 @ 1:00 - 2:00 PM In the Activities Center

Sponsored by O C Hospice. Dung Trinh, MD is a Keynote Speaker, Best Selling Author, and Health Educator who speaks throughout Orange County on various preventive health topics including Cancer Reduction Strategies, Alzheimer’s Risk Reduction, Sugar, Inflammation, and Ketosis, among other health topics. He is the Chief Medical officer of Irvine Clinical Research Board Member for Alzheimer’s Orange County, a physician with Memorial Care and is a medical missionary with Tongue Out Medical Missions.

 

2020 exerciseTuesday & Thursday Exercise

9:15 a.m. in the Activities Center

Starting February we will be doing our DVD “Balance & Mobility” exercise in the Activities Center on the Lower Level. Tuesdays will be led by John and Thursdays by Daiana. Come continue your limbering, strengthening, balance-promoting routine! This is for everyone!

 

2020 water aerobicsWater Aerobics with Sandra

Wednesdays at 3:00

This activity is perfect for people who need to exercise, but have difficulty standing and walking. The water holds you up and allows you to do your aerobics without fear of falling. Sandra is a Physical Therapist who specializes in water aerobics. This activity will be held “weather-permitting”. Join us any time! Sandra Wong, MPT

 

diy crafts diannaDIY Crafts with Daiana

1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ 12:30-1:30 in the Activities Center

Don’t Miss Out! We know we have some crafters at the Villas! Be sure to come get your creativity on! Daiana does an amazing job with the craft, music to craft to and a special treat to enjoy! Often the crafts are related to the season – Easter, Christmas, Mother’s Day, etc.

 

2020 caregiversLet's Talk Caregiving with Amelia Diaz, Care Manager

The fourth Thursday of each month @ 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Library

This is a forum for the express purpose of having opportunity to discuss with the Villas’ Care Manager, any questions, praises, concerns or ideas with regard to the care you or a loved one receive at San Clemente Villas.

 

2020 birthdayBirthday Party for the Month

Fourth Friday of the Month @ 3:00 in the Lobby

We have a special little celebration for the residents whose birthday it is that month. Of course, each day we acknowledge residents who are having a birthday with a sign at the front desk. Table mates, family and friends might add to the day with a special cake or card or even flowers, presents or balloons. We do celebrate anyone turning 100 in an extra special way, for example with special write ups, a cake at their table and even champagne! Should we all be so lucky to reach 100! Join in on wishing residents a Happy Birthday – and many more!!

 

speak spanishLearn Spanish

Fridays @ 2:00 in the theater

Everyone welcome. This is a DVD presentation of a top professor teaching us Spanish.

 

touched by an angelTouched by an Angel

Sundays @ 11:00 am in the theater

Come join us for this wonderful series! This show will touch you, challenge you, and bless you. Come Join us!

 

classic ladiesClassic Senior Ladies

Fridays @ 9 a.m. in the Theater

Led by Louise B & Morgan M. This group gets together to talk about life. Members share their week. A topic of discussion is presented and everyone contributes their feelings and experiences pertaining to the topic. They celebrate birthdays and periodically go out to lunch together. It’s a “tight knit” group, and a kind of “sisterhood”. Louise is well-known to the Villas as an RN and a helper to seniors. Morgan is a young San Clemente gal that has loved visiting the group and has now become a regular. Looking for new members! Come check us out!

 

fireside chatFireside Chat with Chaplain Mark

First Wednesday of the Month @ 3:00pm in Library

For all residents this is a special time to just come share, learn, listen, fellowship with Chaplain Mark.

 

Join Us for Bingo!2019 bingo

Mondays 2:00, Wednesdays 2:00, Saturdays & Sundays 3:00

The residents of San Clemente Villas would like to invite adult family members, friends, community members and visitors to come play Bingo with them! $5.00 for 5 games! The more the merrier! Meet new friends! See you there? We hope so!

 

resident meetingMonthly Resident Meeting

1st Thursday of the Month

These meetings are a time to learn "what's going on," ask questions, and share concerns. It's also a time to give praise where praise is due!

Don't Miss Them.

 

February 2020 Employee of the Month

Dollie Dayacap DayDollie Dayacap-Day

Dollie is an extraordinary woman and employee here at San Clemente Villas. She has been with us for coming on 13 years on May 11th. When she started back in 2007, she began as a caregiver for 1-2 months and then moved on to becoming a Med-Tech for the rest of the years. She’s worked here in assisted living for ten years and three years in WI. Her hobbies include dancing. She likes anything, from classical swing to modern pop and hip hop. Dollie is the life of the party! She likes to listen to mellow music and relax as well. She is a mother of four, 3 daughters and 1 son. Dollie says that thanks to the Villas and the years she’s worked here, her daughter Maxine is now a dentist in the Philippines. That is something she will always be grateful for. The other 3 children also graduated college. She is a proud mother. Dollie wants nothing more but to see her children be happy and choose the right person to share life with. She says that she has really enjoyed the years that she has worked here in the Villas and claims, “As long as the Villas is here, I will be here forever.” She says that every day is a learning experience. She is so grateful for the people she has met here. Dollie says that she gets along with many different types of people. With a smile, Dollie says that when people learn that she is a Med-Tech at the Villas they treat her even better. She said San Clemente Villas is like her “bread and butter.” Dollie is a faith-filled woman and her only wish in life is to keep on enjoying life for the rest of her years. “God is so good, he guides me every day. I wake up every morning thanking him for life.” We are very lucky to have Dollie as an employee here at the Villas. Her energy is a light to all who live here and the ones who work with her as well.

 

We Love the ACTIVITIES at the Villas

barbara corriganHere are some of our recent events & activities at San Clemente Villas by the Sea. Our Activities Director, Barbara Tancredi, does a wonderful job, Thank You Barbara!

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Marketing Check-in: Happy New Year 2020!

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Happy New Year 2020!

It’s a new Decade! Dianna and Esme would love to wish you a prosperous and healthy 2020! The New Year is bittersweet. It is nice to go forward and make resolutions but it is sad to see another year slip by. I’m making the resolution to slow down and experience pleasurable moments a little longer especially with my kids. Time passes by very quickly and we tend to forget to really enjoy life and our surroundings more. We are so happy and blessed to have gained a lot of new residents this past year and looking forward to the new resident’s that will be moving in this next year. At the villas we have many events throughout the year where you can come enjoy the music, try our dining room, visit with residents, and enjoy each other’s company. One thing that I love about San Clemente Villas is that we are all a family here.

We wish you the best and brightest New Year!

The Marketing Girls
Esme and Dianna

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Happy New Year from the “West Indies”

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lupe ruvalcaba
leslie brazeau
 

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE “WEST INDIES”! A special thanks to all the San Clemente Villas Residents and families for contributing to our West Indies employee appreciation bonus! All our employees appreciated it so much! We will be celebrating Martin Luther King’s Birthday on January 15th. Happy Birthday to handsome resident Ray R! 1/30/33! He always has a warm smile for you! As we pack up our Holiday decorations and reflect on the past year and all that has occurred, it makes one sit down and think about all of the changes in our lives, some good, some not. It is best to reflect on all that has been a blessing and all the lessons we have learned. In the beginning of the New Year we make a lot of promises to others and to ourselves. Our goals are real and we believe that we will accomplish them. So with positive thought and lots of ambition we settle into the New Year! Now it’s time for New Year’s resolutions! Save money, lose weight and exercise. Just try to get through life the best way you can. Try to take a little more time for yourself! Life passes by so quickly! I don’t know about you but as much as I love the Holiday Season, but I do let out a sigh of relief when it’s passed. Social commitments slow down and it’s time to relax! Enjoy the Season and your family!

From Leslie, Rey, Nurse Joe and all the West Indies Staff have a happy, safe, and healthy New Year!

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January Events at San Clemente Villas by the Sea

2020 january newsletterJanuary has arrived and we have new activites for the new year! Check out our January Newsletter to see what is happening this month!

2020 resident photosSemi-annual Resident Photo Day

Saturday, January 11th @ 10-11:30 a.m in the Lobby

All Residents, come get an updated photo taken in the lobby. You get an 8 x 10 free. It will be put into the acrylic frame outside your room. We will not remove anything that is currently in your frame. If you prefer an earlier year’s photo you can still use that one. If you want more copies, of the newer photo just let Barbara know. All Residents who do not currently have a photo outside their room need to come get one taken. All we need is you and your smile! See you there!

 

2020 veteran donationsVeteran's Donations

Pickup on Wenesday, January 15th

On January 15th the Veteran’s truck will be coming to pick up your donations. Clothing, jewelry, household items, small pieces of furniture, working small appliances (no TVs or computers), and miscellaneous household items are all welcome. Bag or box your donations up and leave the night before to the right of the front desk in the lobby.

 

2020 birthdayBirthday Party for the Month

Fourth Friday of the Month @ 3:00 in the Lobby

We have a special little celebration for the residents whose birthday it is that month. Of course, each day we acknowledge residents who are having a birthday with a sign at the front desk. Table mates, family and friends might add to the day with a special cake or card or even flowers, presents or balloons. We do celebrate anyone turning 100 in an extra special way, for example with special write ups, a cake at their table and even champagne! Should we all be so lucky to reach 100! Join in on wishing residents a Happy Birthday – and many more!!

 

diy crafts diannaDIY Crafts with Daiana

1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ 12:30-1:30 in the Activities Center

Don’t Miss Out! We know we have some crafters at the Villas! Be sure to come get your creativity on! Daiana does an amazing job with the craft, music to craft to and a special treat to enjoy! Often the crafts are related to the season – Easter, Christmas, Mother’s Day, etc.

 

speak spanishLearn Spanish

Fridays @ 2:00 in the theater

Everyone welcome. This is a DVD presentation of a top professor teaching us Spanish.

 

touched by an angelTouched by an Angel

Sundays @ 11:00 am in the theater

Come join us for this wonderful series! This show will touch you, challenge you, and bless you. Come Join us!

 

classic ladiesClassic Senior Ladies

Fridays @ 9 a.m. in the Theater

Led by Louise B & Morgan M. This group gets together to talk about life. Members share their week. A topic of discussion is presented and everyone contributes their feelings and experiences pertaining to the topic. They celebrate birthdays and periodically go out to lunch together. It’s a “tight knit” group, and a kind of “sisterhood”. Louise is well-known to the Villas as an RN and a helper to seniors. Morgan is a young San Clemente gal that has loved visiting the group and has now become a regular. Looking for new members! Come check us out!

 

2020 water aerobicsWater Aerobics with Sandra

Wednesdays at 3:00

This activity is perfect for people who need to exercise, but have difficulty standing and walking. The water holds you up and allows you to do your aerobics without fear of falling. Sandra is a Physical Therapist who specializes in water aerobics. This activity will be held “weather-permitting”. Join us any time! Sandra Wong, MPT

 

fireside chatFireside Chat with Chaplain Mark

First Wednesday of the Month @ 3:00pm in Library

For all residents this is a special time to just come share, learn, listen, fellowship with Chaplain Mark.

 

Join Us for Bingo!2019 bingo

Mondays 2:00, Wednesdays 2:00, Saturdays & Sundays 3:00

The residents of San Clemente Villas would like to invite adult family members, friends, community members and visitors to come play Bingo with them! $5.00 for 5 games! The more the merrier! Meet new friends! See you there? We hope so!

 

resident meetingMonthly Resident Meeting

1st Thursday of the Month

These meetings are a time to learn "what's going on," ask questions, and share concerns. It's also a time to give praise where praise is due!

Don't Miss Them.

 

January 2020 Employee of the Month

Dianna MendozaDianna Mendoza

Dianna Mendoza is an exemplary employee here at San Clemente Villas. Dianna is a driven and highly dedicated human. She has a very strong passion for making people smile and making them feel comfortable and at home. Dianna is a single mother of 3. Her oldest, Brianna is 9, Damian is second, he’s 6 and the smallest is Isaiah of 4 years. She loves to spend time with them and care for them. Dianna enjoys service for others. In her spare time when she is not with her kids, or best friend Esmeralda, she likes to experiment with makeup, hair styling, and coloring. Dianna started working here in the summer of 2009. She was recommended by her mother Patricia Farias who is the housekeeping service Manager. Ever since then, she has been working in basically every department the Villas has to offer. She worked as a caregiver for 8 years then moved to front desk, then to the kitchen as a server, then a driver, assisted in memory care, activities, and is now the Marketing assistant. She also was hired as a personal DJ for Aileen’s parties which she thought was super fun. Dianna loves to work here at San Clemente Villas. She is definitely a great multitasker. Dianna is always available to help in any way she can and always with a smile on her face. We are extremely blessed to have her here as part of our staff. Congratulations, Dianna, on being Employee of the Month!

 

We Love the ACTIVITIES at the Villas

barbara corriganHere are some of our recent events & activities at San Clemente Villas by the Sea. Our Activities Director, Barbara Tancredi, does a wonderful job, Thank You Barbara!

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Marketing Check-in: Welcome December!

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Welcome December!

Being Santa!

Being Santa must be fun!

Giving gifts to everyone

And riding on a magic sleigh

Jingle jingle all the way.

He’s read a billion Christmas lists,

Employed some elves to wrap the gifts,

Fed the reindeer, tied his boots

And slipped into his nice red suit.

Setting out on Christmas Eve,

Flying over towns and trees,

To every place, down every road

To all the children round the globe.

It’s such a feat of dedication

Speeding to each destination

With a smile upon his face

Then onwards, to another place.

When he’s been all round the world

To every boy and every girl

And left some presents to be found,

His work is done; he’s homeward bound!

Mince pies and milk, he’s had plenty.

His heart is full, his sack is empty.

He cheers as he returns, a winner.

Home in time for Christmas dinner!

“Being Santa” is a short Christmas poem

by English Poet, Ms Moem

Merry Christmas to everyone from Dianna Mendoza and Esmeralda Lopez

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Welcome December from the “West Indies”

rey santos
lupe ruvalcaba
leslie brazeau
 

Christmas is an exciting time of the year with family, friends, lights, decorations, cheery music and festive holiday meals! This is the one day of the year to remind us we have so much to be thankful for! So, what is the spirit of Christmas? The answer can be said in one sentence “Giving without the thought of getting”. In the West Indies that means serving and giving with extra love and care. We know this is what makes the residents feel the spirit of Christmas! December is a very busy month for all of us. Our residents will be taking photos on 12/7 with Santa and enjoying a special family Christmas party on December 19th with their loved ones. We’ll be decorating cookies and singing Christmas songs! Christmas time brings up many Holiday memories, so I asked the residents to share a favorite one! Viola M. said “I loved riding to church in our sleigh and singing Christmas songs with the choir”! Eleanor W. enjoyed decorating the Christmas tree with her family. Her favorite Christmas ever was when she was 10 years old and got a new bike! Happy Birthday to Bobby K. on 12/10/32! May your family Holiday’s be filled with joy and peace! Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Remember, its not what’s under the tree that counts that matters, It’s who is gathered around it! Blessings to All!

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December Events at San Clemente Villas by the Sea

2019 december newsletterDecember is here and the activites are abundant! Check out our December Newsletter to see what is happening this month!

2019 photos santaFree Photos with Santa

Saturday, December 7th @ 10:00-11:30 in the Lobby

“Chris” and the Mrs. will be in the San Clemente Villas Lobby All Residents, Family Members, Grandkids, Neighbors, Friends Don’t miss it!

 

2019JeffHarnarJeff Harnar

Friday, December 27th @ 1:00 in the Lobby

Join us in welcoming Jeff Harnar back to the Villas for his concert Too Marvelous for Words featuring songs of the 1930s!

 

2019 NewYearsEveNew Year's Eve Party

Tuesday, December 31st @ 5:45-7:15

“It’s Midnight Somewhere” when it’s 7:00 p.m. here. In fact, when we ring in the New Year, it will be midnight in: Asuncion (Paraguay), Belem (Lisbon), Brasilia (Brazil), Buenos Aires, Cayenne (French Guiana in South America), Cordoba (Argentina), Fortaleza (Brazil), Stanley (capital of the Falkland islands in the South Atlantic ocean), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Santiago (Chile), Salvador (Brazil), Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), Recife (Brazil), Qaanaaq (Greenland), and Paramaribo (Suriname).

So let’s join with these folks in ringing in the New Year! Come dressed to impress! Music! Snacks! Prizes for Best Dressed and Best Dancers. Music by “The Swingin’ Quintet”

 

DIY craftsDIY Crafts with Daiana

1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ 12:30-1:30 in the Activities Center

Starting the first and third Wednesdays in December, and every month following. Daiana will be bringing timely crafts to the residents. In December she has Christmas crafts lined up of course! Come join her!

 

speak spanishLearn Spanish

Fridays @ 2:00 in the theater

Everyone welcome. This is a DVD presentation of a top professor teaching us Spanish.

 

touched by an angelTouched by an Angel

Sundays @ 11:00 am in the theater

Come join us for this wonderful series! This show will touch you, challenge you, and bless you. Come Join us!

 

classic ladiesClassic Senior Ladies

Fridays @ 9 a.m. in the Theater

Led by Louise B & Morgan M. This group gets together to talk about life. Members share their week. A topic of discussion is presented and everyone contributes their feelings and experiences pertaining to the topic. They celebrate birthdays and periodically go out to lunch together. It’s a “tight knit” group, and a kind of “sisterhood”. Louise is well-known to the Villas as an RN and a helper to seniors. Morgan is a young San Clemente gal that has loved visiting the group and has now become a regular. Looking for new members! Come check us out!

 

2019 water aerobicsWater Aerobics!

Wednesdays at 3:00 (weather permitting)

Now being taught by Physical Therapist, Sandra Wong! Water Aerobics is a low-impact class designed to promote joint flexibility, range of motion, while building cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength. The buoyancy of the water reduces stress on the joints allowing greater ease of movement in a fun, supportive environment. The ability to swim is not required to participate. Sandra Wong, MPT

 

fireside chatFireside Chat with Chaplain Mark

First Wednesday of the Month @ 3:00pm in Library

For all residents this is a special time to just come share, learn, listen, fellowship with Chaplain Mark.

 

Join Us for Bingo!2019 bingo

Mondays 2:00, Wednesdays 2:00, Saturdays & Sundays 3:00

The residents of San Clemente Villas would like to invite adult family members, friends, community members and visitors to come play Bingo with them! $5.00 for 5 games! The more the merrier! Meet new friends! See you there? We hope so!

 

resident meetingMonthly Resident Meeting

1st Thursday of the Month

These meetings are a time to learn "what's going on," ask questions, and share concerns. It's also a time to give praise where praise is due!

Don't Miss Them.

 

December 2019 Employee of the Month

2019Marina GomezMarina Gomez

Marina Gomez is an amazing woman, mother, friend, grandmother and employee at the Villas. She is a very patient, extraordinary human being. Those are some of the many reasons why she has been chosen for this month’s Employee of the month. Marina was born in Nayarit, Mexico. She is a mother of 5: 4 girls, and 2 boys. She is a grandmother of 10 grandchildren. In her spare time she likes to visit them and care for them. Her youngest grandchild is 18 months and oldest granddaughter is 14 years old. She enjoys taking her to Starbucks to have grandmother and granddaughter time. Marina is part of a Catholic Spanish Catechism Ministry called “Jovenes para Cristo.” She is involved in a prayer group where she enjoys prayer and bringing people to Christ. She is a woman full of faith and hope. She values family and is very proud of the accomplishments in their lives. Marina has a family full of scholars, scientists, artists, athletes etc. Marina has been devoted to her job as a housekeeper since March, 2011. She was first introduced to this place by bringing her grandchild to an Easter photoshoot. She was invited by our driver Alicia Aguilar, who had worked with her in her previous job. As soon as she walked in she noticed the warmth and love in the atmosphere. So Alicia told her to apply because she also loved it very much here. Marina mentioned that in a previous position she did not feel the same type of resident care and service that she sees here and she is very thankful for that. The top thing that she loves about the Villas are the activities provided here and how the residents engage especially to get up and dance even when they are in wheelchairs. “It’s a very beautiful thing to see.” Marina values serving others as she truly believes that everything she does, she does for the Lord. (Colossians 3:23). She says that she never likes to take days off because she loves what she does. “Whatever you do in your life you must do with grace and gratitude towards God.” She also believes that each person is placed to serve as a part of a community that is good for the soul and she believes she has found that place here in a senior community.

 

We Love the ACTIVITIES at the Villas

barbara corriganHere are some of our recent events & activities at San Clemente Villas by the Sea. Our Activities Director, Barbara Tancredi, does a wonderful job, Thank You Barbara!

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Marketing Check-in: Welcome November!

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Welcome November!

I am so thankful for my family, my brother and nieces, my sister in laws and my friends. I am grateful for my job, health and the amazing experiences I have had in my life. But most of all I am grateful for the incredible parents I had. Esmeralda Lopez

A Thanksgiving Poem
May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey be plump
May your potatoes and gravy
Have not even one lump
May your yams be delicious
May your pies take the prize
But most of all…
May your Thanksgiving dinner
STAY OFF OF YOUR THIGHS!!!

Esmeralda Lopez, Director of Marketing & Dianna Mendoza, Marketing Assistant

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Welcome November from the “West Indies”

rey santos
lupe ruvalcaba
leslie brazeau
 

We hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful month of November! I love this time of year because we get a little break from the Southern California heat waves! Happy Birthday to beautiful residents Jacqueline H. 11/6 and Viola M. 11/21! We will be celebrating Veterans Day on November 11th! It is a day to be proud and to give thanks to those who served our Country! Then November 28th enjoy your amazing Thanksgiving Holiday with family and friends. It is time to turn on our ovens and enjoy good comfort foods for your Thanksgiving celebrations. It is a great day to share with friends and family that for which you are thankful! I asked some of our residents to share something they are thankful for. Oscar A. said “I am very thankful that everyone here is so nice to me!” Faye H. replied “I am thankful to have my children!” Eleanor W. said, “ I am happy for my health and to be able to live here were I am happy!” For me, being thankful in this day and age is so important. We don’t know how long we have. So live each day to the fullest! Do more of what you want to do! Tell your family and friends how much they mean to you! We don’t know what tomorrow has to hold for us!

Blessings to all! From Leslie and all the West Indies Staff and Residents!

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November Events at San Clemente Villas by the Sea

2019 november newsletterNovember is here and the activites are blustering! Check out our November Newsletter to see what is happening this month!

sees candySee’s Candy Sale

Tuesday, November 5th in the Lobby

Stock up on boxes or bags of See’s for Thanksgiving, Christmas presents or for yourself! Cost is the same or less than if you went to the See’s store. Your purchase benefits CHOC [Children’s Hospital of Orange County]! Bring cash, check or credit card

 

speak spanishLearn Spanish

Fridays @ 2:00 in the theater

Everyone welcome. This is a DVD presentation of a top professor teaching us Spanish.

 

touched by an angelTouched by an Angel

Sundays @ 11:00 am in the theater

Come join us for this wonderful series! This show will touch you, challenge you, and bless you. Come Join us!

 

2019 veterans dayVeteran's Day

November, 11th @ 1:30 pm in the Lobby

Join us and the Scouts as we remember the military, past & present, and their families.

 

2019 water aerobicsWater Aerobics!

Wednesdays at 3:00 (weather permitting)

Now being taught by Physical Therapist, Sandra Wong! Water Aerobics is a low-impact class designed to promote joint flexibility, range of motion, while building cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength. The buoyancy of the water reduces stress on the joints allowing greater ease of movement in a fun, supportive environment. The ability to swim is not required to participate. Sandra Wong, MPT

 

fireside chatFireside Chat with Chaplain Mark

First Wednesday of the Month @ 3:00pm in Library

For all residents this is a special time to just come share, learn, listen, fellowship with Chaplain Mark.

 

Join Us for Bingo!2019 bingo

Mondays 2:00, Wednesdays 2:00, Saturdays & Sundays 3:00

The residents of San Clemente Villas would like to invite adult family members, friends, community members and visitors to come play Bingo with them! $5.00 for 5 games! The more the merrier! Meet new friends! See you there? We hope so!

 

resident meetingMonthly Resident Meeting

1st Thursday of the Month

These meetings are a time to learn "what's going on," ask questions, and share concerns. It's also a time to give praise where praise is due!

Don't Miss Them.

 

November 2019 Employee of the Month

2019 Estela MenaEstela Mena

Estela Mena is a caregiver at San Clemente Villas. She is a very hardworking employee with a very positive attitude. She has been working here for 9 years since August 2010. Estela says that she loves working here at the San Clemente Villas. She believes that “to work here you have to be a caring person and be patient and understanding to be able to provide great service to the residents.” Estela highly values family time. She also has many family members that work here at the Villas in the kitchen staff and caregiving. She comes from a big family, where everyone is very caring and love to spend time together. She is married with three kids. She has 2 daughters and one son. They have a home in Ladera Ranch. She loves to go to the movies and go out dancing when she gets the chance. We really enjoy having Estela as part of the team. Her patience, dedication, and hard work is exemplary overall and especially in a job like San Clemente Villas.

 

We Love the ACTIVITIES at the Villas

a1sx2_Thumbnail1_barbara_new.jpgHere are some of our recent events & activities at San Clemente Villas by the Sea. Our Activities Director, Barbara Tancredi, does a wonderful job, Thank You Barbara!

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Marketing Check-in: Welcome October!

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Welcome October!

Falling leaves are summer waving goodbye. So that means that this month calls for colder weather, hot cocoa, warm blankets, cozy sweaters and everyone preparing for a spooky Halloween. It’s always fun to be a part of Halloween. Whether it’s preparing your home with all the scary decorations, lights, chocolates and candies or being the parent/grandparent taking the kids out to trick-or-treat, seeing their gleaming faces when receiving treats and how astounded they are by all the décor, lights, and others costumes. Here at San Clemente Villas, we hope everyone has a safe and HAPPY HALLOWEEN. We also wish San Clemente Villas a Happy 17th Anniversary!

OCTOBER

THE MONTH OF OCTOBER,
THE AIR TURNS COLD.
THE LEAVES ARE ALL CHANGING,
TO RED AND TO GOLD.
THE MONTH OF OCTOBER,
AND PUMKINS I’VE SEEN.
THEY’RE OUT TRICK OR TREATING,
IT’S NOW HALLOWEEN
[to the tune of “On Top of Old Smokey”]

Esmeralda Lopez, Director of Marketing & Dianna Mendoza, Marketing Assistant

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Welcome October from the “West Indies”

rey santos
lupe ruvalcaba
leslie brazeau
 

Happy 17th Anniversary to the San Clemente Villas serving residents and the community for 17 years! It’s a wonderful place to call home, with a caring, loving staff! October will be a busy month kicking off with our Oktoberfest celebration on 10/3! There will be lots of fun, music and great food, so be sure to stop by! We will be celebrating Columbus Day 10/14! Happy Halloween 10/31! Residents will be looking forward to fun activities and carving pumpkins!! Happy Birthday to beautiful Faye H. 10/4/35, Carrie P. 10/19/59, Yury L. 10/24/37, Oscar A. 10/25/26, and Marguerite R. 10/27/32! I would like to say thank you to our West Indies staff for showing both empathy and compassion toward our residents. A feeling of understanding and togetherness is seen in many ways throughout our day! Enjoy this beautiful weather and have a safe and Happy Halloween!

From Leslie and all the West Indies Staff and residents!

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October Events at San Clemente Villas by the Sea

2019 october newsletterHappy October from San Clemente Villas! There are all kinds of happenings this month! Be sure to check out the calendar in our October Newsletter!

 

2019 jeff harnarJeff Harnar

October 2rd @ 1:00 in the Lobby

The fabulous Jeff Harnar is back to entertain us! 

 

octoberfestOctoberfest Party!

Thursday, October 3rd @ 3:00 p.m. in the lobby

Wear your Lederhosen and Dirndls or just come as you are! Oompah Band Hors d’ oeuvres!

 

robin dierRobin Dier Seminar

October 5rd @ 10:30am in the Lobby

If you were really sick and had trouble communicating, would you like others to know what is important to you and offer suggestions on how they can be helpful? Come join Robin Dier and fellow residents for a lively discussion as we come up with ideas and then choose those statements that express our own wishes, called “Quality of Life” Statements. These statements will serve as an attachment to our health care directive. We will also discuss the purpose of estate planning documents and the importance of choosing a financial advocate who will always have our best interest in mind. About Robin: Robin is a California Licensed Professional Fiduciary, a retired CPA, and a former Long Term Ombudsman for the San Clemente Villas who investigated cases of financial abuse.

 

2019 villas choralJoin the Villas’ Chorale!

Monday, Ocober 7th @ 3:15pm in the Activities Center on Lower Level

We’re starting rehearsals We will be rehearsing for our Christmas performance Which of course will be in December. Sopranos, Altos, Tenors and Basses needed Just show up for rehearsal! See you then!

 

2019 water aerobicsWater Aerobics!

Wednesdays at 3:00 (weather permitting) It’s baaaack!

Now being taught by Physical Therapist, Sandra Wong! Water Aerobics is a low-impact class designed to promote joint flexibility, range of motion, while building cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength. The buoyancy of the water reduces stress on the joints allowing greater ease of movement in a fun, supportive environment. The ability to swim is not required to participate. Sandra Wong, MPT

 

fireside chatFireside Chat with Chaplain Mark

First Wednesday of the Month @ 3:00pm in Library

For all residents this is a special time to just come share, learn, listen, fellowship with Chaplain Mark.

 

Join Us for Bingo!2019 bingo

Mondays 2:00, Wednesdays 2:00, Saturdays & Sundays 3:00

The residents of San Clemente Villas would like to invite adult family members, friends, community members and visitors to come play Bingo with them! $5.00 for 5 games! The more the merrier! Meet new friends! See you there? We hope so!

 

resident meetingMonthly Resident Meeting

1st Thursday of the Month

These meetings are a time to learn "what's going on," ask questions, and share concerns. It's also a time to give praise where praise is due!

Don't Miss Them.

 

October 2019 Employee of the Month

Aracely Sanchez PerezAracely Sanchez Perez

Aracely Sanchez Perez is a very hardworking and kind employee that we have the privilege of having on staff. Aracely loves spending time with her kids, taking them to the park, school, and fun adventures. She is a mother of 6 children, 5 girls and one boy. She adores talking about her family and how important it is to always give them love, respect and time. Aracely’s dream in life is to be able to see the three youngest girls keep studying and go to a nice university.

She very much loves working here at the Villas as a house keeper and says it is a blessing to work in a place for the seniors. Aracely has been working here for 3 years. She treats the residents with a lot of love and respect as if they were her actual family. She always walks around with a smile and has a very positive attitude. What she likes the most about her work is that she likes to work for the elderly because she learns a lot from them and she wants to give them the care and attention they deserve. We are very happy to have Aracely on staff, she is a wonderful employee and an amazing human being.

 

We Love the ACTIVITIES at the Villas

a1sx2_Thumbnail1_barbara_new.jpgHere are some of our recent events & activities at San Clemente Villas by the Sea. Our Activities Director, Barbara Tancredi, does a wonderful job, Thank You Barbara!

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Marketing Check-in: Fall is Coming!

ezmeralda lopez dianna mendoza

Fall is Coming!

For most of us, September makes us think of back-to-school preparations and the upcoming Fall holidays. We also think of New York as it will be 18 years since the 9/11 tragedy. It’s true what they say.You don’t remember what you did one week ago but you will never forget what you were doing that morning of 9/11. I was getting ready for school and my grandma usually made my breakfast. Well, not that morning. She was sitting in front of the TV crying and I remember asking her what was going on. That day at school no one did any work, all classes had the TV on watching the news. It was a horrible day. Please take time this month to honor our emergency personnel, i.e. fireman, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, police, hospital staff, armed forces, the Red Cross as well as the many emergency non-profit organizations. San ClementeVillas would like to thank our First Responders for being there for all of us!

Esmeralda Lopez, Director of Marketing & Dianna Mendoza, Marketing Assistant

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Welcome September from the “West Indies”

rey santos
lupe ruvalcaba
leslie brazeau
 

We hope everyone enjoyed their summer! Autumn season is here and it’s time to cool things down! September will be a busy month kicking off with Labor Day Monday the 2nd! Residents will be enjoying a barbeque on the patio and a beautiful scenic drive! We hope you get a chance to kick back, relax and enjoy your family and friends! School will be starting soon! I asked some of our residents to share a memory about being in school! Viola remembers walking over a mile every day to school. In the winter her dad had to drive her on the tractor because the snow was too deep to walk through! Faye’s favorite time at school was with her 6th grade teacher. They kept in touch for years. She made Faye a special glass bowl for her wedding! Martha played cards in High School with her friends and usually won! Happy birthday to resident Carmen B. 9/17/38 also employee Ana Mendoza on 9/11, and Leslie Brazeau 9/27! Everyone have a wonderful month! Make it a September to remember!

From Leslie and all the West Indies Staff and residents!

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September Events at San Clemente Villas by the Sea

2019 september newsletterIt's September & we are excited for fall activities here at San Clemente Villas! Check out our September Newsletter to see what is happening this month!

 

2019 villas choralJoin the Villas’ Chorale!

Monday, Ocober 7th @ 3:15pm in the Activities Center on Lower Level

We’re starting rehearsals We will be rehearsing for our Christmas performance Which of course will be in December. Sopranos, Altos, Tenors and Basses needed Just show up for rehearsal! See you then!

 

majongLearn to Play Mah Jongg

September 3rd & 15th @ 1:00 in the lower level card area

Your instructor will be Eleanor Izac. Every first & third Tuesday she’ll be there to teach all who want to learn how to play. So come one, come all! This is a great opportunity to learn to play the game! But we also need experienced players to help and of course, to have fun! See you there!!

 

2019 scrabblePlay Scrabble with Jen & Monica!

2nd & 4th Mondays @ 9:00 a.m.in the Kahuna!

These wonderful gals are volunteering to play Scrabble with you. YOU DON’T HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO PLAY – they’ll teach you! Please come, and if you DO know how to play, come help out – and have fun, of course!

 

The Hut storeThe Hut

Open 1:30-3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays

The Villas’ has its own little store on the lower level across from the activities center. It will be open for its regular hours from 1:30-3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Resident Mr. Hobart is in charge, and he says that if you have an emergency and really need something, see him. He’s always glad to open up shop for you!

 

fireside chatFireside Chat with Chaplain Mark

First Wednesday of the Month @ 3:00pm in Library

For all residents this is a special time to just come share, learn, listen, fellowship with Chaplain Mark.

 

Join Us for Bingo!2019 bingo

Mondays 2:00, Wednesdays 2:00, Saturdays & Sundays 3:00

The residents of San Clemente Villas would like to invite adult family members, friends, community members and visitors to come play Bingo with them! $5.00 for 5 games! The more the merrier! Meet new friends! See you there? We hope so!

 

resident meetingMonthly Resident Meeting

1st Thursday of the Month

These meetings are a time to learn "what's going on," ask questions, and share concerns. It's also a time to give praise where praise is due!

Don't Miss Them.

 

September 2019 Employee of the Month

Rosario Hernandez2Rosario Hernandez

Rosario was born in Leon Guanajuato, Mexico. She came from a big family of 16 siblings. Rosario is number 6 on the younger end. She came to the U.S. about 35 years ago with her family. Her dad was born in the U.S. and would go every year to work here, then in December he would go back to Mexico and stay with the family for a couple of months. Eventually her dad got the necessary papers to bring the family to the U.S. Once they all came, the family members each got jobs. Rosario and a sister first worked at San Clemente Ranch, packing tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. She worked for about 6 months there, but then got laid off because they didn’t have any more to harvest. Then she started another job as a seamstress for many years. Rosario has three children, sons Uriel and Osvaldo and daughter Crystal. Rosario loves working at the Villas because the residents are really nice. She feels that they are so grateful for the care she does for them, and for her that means a lot. She’s been at the Villas more than 12 years. She’s really happy working with the residents and says, “We have really nice residents, we really do.” Rosario, you’ve been Employee of the Month in the past, and are most deserving of it again! Thank you for your service and your loyalty to the Villas and to the residents.

 

We Love the ACTIVITIES at the Villas

a1sx2_Thumbnail1_barbara_new.jpgHere are some of our recent events & activities at San Clemente Villas by the Sea. Our Activities Director, Barbara Tancredi, does a wonderful job, Thank You Barbara!

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August Events at San Clemente Villas by the Sea

2019 august newseltterAugust is here & activities are sizzling at San Clemente Villas! Check out our August Newsletter to see what is happening this month!

 

alzheimers OC support groupAlzheimer's OC Support Group

Monday, August 5th @ 3:00 pm in the Villas' Library

Note that this group is for the family members and caregivers of folks with memory issues. If you know a family member or caregiver who is concerned about or caring for someone with dementia, Alzheimer’s or other memory issues, please let them know about this group. ALL RESIDENTS ARE INVITED as are your family members or friends who are interested.

 

2019 luauAnnual Villas Luau

Wednesday, August 7th @ 1:00pm in the Lobby

All residents, employees, family and friends invited! Wear your grass skirt, coconut top and lei if you’ve got them! Our thanks to “The Hula Connection”

 

majongLearn to Play Mah Jongg

August 6th & 20th @ 1:00 in the lower level card area

Your instructor will be Eleanor Izac. Every first & third Tuesday she’ll be there to teach all who want to learn how to play. So come one, come all! This is a great opportunity to learn to play the game! But we also need experienced players to help and of course, to have fun! See you there!!

 

2019 scrabblePlay Scrabble with Jen & Monica!

2nd & 4th Mondays @ 9:00 a.m.in the Kahuna!

These wonderful gals are volunteering to play Scrabble with you. YOU DON’T HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO PLAY – they’ll teach you! Please come, and if you DO know how to play, come help out – and have fun, of course!

 

The Hut storeThe Hut

Open 1:30-3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays

The Villas’ has its own little store on the lower level across from the activities center. It will be open for its regular hours from 1:30-3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Resident Mr. Hobart is in charge, and he says that if you have an emergency and really need something, see him. He’s always glad to open up shop for you!

 

fireside chatFireside Chat with Chaplain Mark

First Wednesday of the Month @ 3:00pm in Library

For all residents this is a special time to just come share, learn, listen, fellowship with Chaplain Mark.

 

Join Us for Bingo!2019 bingo

Mondays 2:00, Wednesdays 2:00, Saturdays & Sundays 3:00

The residents of San Clemente Villas would like to invite adult family members, friends, community members and visitors to come play Bingo with them! $5.00 for 5 games! The more the merrier! Meet new friends! See you there? We hope so!

 

resident meetingMonthly Resident Meeting

1st Thursday of the Month

These meetings are a time to learn "what's going on," ask questions, and share concerns. It's also a time to give praise where praise is due!

Don't Miss Them.

 

August 2019 Employee of the Month

toni sale2Toni Sale

Toni is again our employee of the month. She’s a treasured worker for the Villas. She came to the Villas in October of 2009. Toni works many hours because she loves to make the lives of seniors better. It’s her passion in life. She’s happy working with them. When they have a problem, she says, and she can help them, it’s so rewarding. Toni helps provide for a nephew who is in school, and a brother with impaired vision. Her hobby would be Scrabble is she had more time to play! Toni, thanks for your positive attitude, your willingness to help wherever needed and your loyalty to the Villas! We appreciate you so much. And congratulations on once again being Employee of the Month.

 

We Love the ACTIVITIES at the Villas

a1sx2_Thumbnail1_barbara_new.jpgHere are some of our recent events & activities at San Clemente Villas by the Sea. Our Activities Director, Barbara Tancredi, does a wonderful job, Thank You Barbara!

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Happy St. Patrick's Day from the “West Indies”

rey santos
lupe ruvalcaba
leslie brazeau
 

We would like to give a warm welcome to new residents Maureen F. and Karin H.! Also Happy Birthday to beautiful Sandy on March 20th!

We are looking forward to Daylight savings timeMarch 10th bringing us more sunshine throughout the day. How exciting! Spring is in the air, beginning March 20th warmer weather ahead! Residents will be relaxing on the outside patio, feeling the warmth of the sunshine and a breath of fresh air!

Well the “Lucky month of March” has arrived! We have leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold lurking among us! There seems to be a little bit of Irish in all of us celebrating and having fun! Make sure you wear green or you’ll get pinched! Do you know why? The country of Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle; therefore countrymen are expected to wear green in honor of their country. If you do not wear green your fellow countrymen will pinch you to remind you that you are of Irish descent.

Our residents have weekly visits from pet therapy dog Andy! We also have a new batch of baby birds, and they are singing away sharing with us their gift of song!

One thing I have learned from working here in the West Indies is that it’s not how much you have it’s how much you can give.Love, compassion, a hug or a simple smile is priceless and doesn’t cost anything!

The West Indies Staff and residents wish everyone a wonderful March! As always, with love, Leslie, Rey, Lupe and the entire W.I. staff!

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