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Festive Events at Pacifica Senior Living this Holiday Season

Nov 30, 2022 1:40:17 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Holidays, Community Events

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Holidays are best spent with neighbors and loved ones, so join us for our upcoming December events!

This year, our residents, friends, and family members are gathering together to enjoy a variety of festivities. Our communities will be hosting gift exchanges, visits from Santa Claus, tree lighting ceremonies, holiday parties, and more.

In the spirit of giving, we are also participating in fundraisers to do our part and better our communities at a local and national level. Some of these events include opportunities to donate to those in need or volunteer.

Check out the list below to get involved this holiday season:

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Celebrating Achievements: Pacifica Raises Over $67,000 for the Alzheimer's Association

Nov 29, 2022 10:02:01 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care

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As we close out November and look towards the end of the year, we want to celebrate our communities and the amazing work they have done raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. 

Pacifica Senior Living partners with the Alzheimer’s Association every year, hosting fundraisers, charity events, and educational seminars and talks in order to raise awareness about dementia and memory loss conditions. 

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What We Are Thankful For

Nov 21, 2022 4:13:24 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight, Holidays

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Pacifica Senior Living is celebrating Thanksgiving with words of thanks and gratitude. We asked residents from across our many communities to share some of the things they appreciate most. Taking time to appreciate the things we are grateful for is a great way to reflect on another wonderful year at Pacifica Senior Living.

From thanks for one another, our loved ones, and the many opportunities and experiences they have shared over the years, or residents are reminding us to appreciate what really matters most in life, and share gratitude for all we have.

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Bon Appetit Roast Turkey

Nov 17, 2022 1:46:43 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Dining, Recipes

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Nothing says Thanksgiving like a Roast Turkey Dinner. Enjoying a special meal together is a great way to gather and build memories during the holiday season. As we approach Thanksgiving, many of our Pacifica Senior Living communities are cooking up delicious turkey delights and hosting Thanksgiving meals. This recipe, from Pacifica Senior Living Escondido features a traditional-style roast turkey with festive cranberry stuffing, and delicious, savory turkey gravy. 

Pair it with a perfect side dish like our bacon wrapped green beans, or duchess potatoes for an amazing holiday meal. And if you're looking for something sweet to add, we have many dessert recipes such as pumpkin cheesecake. Follow along for a step-by-step guide to the perfect Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner. 

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What is Memory Care?

Nov 16, 2022 2:20:12 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care, Care Levels

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The Pacifica Legacies™ Memory Care Program provides the highest level of care to loved ones in need of memory, dementia, or Alzheimer’s care. Whether in a Memory Care specific community or one that offers a range of care levels, each of our Legacies™ homes is focused on care and programs that are suited to individuals with memory loss or cognitive impairment. Memory Care at Pacifica Senior Living offers residents quality Alzheimer's Care and Memory Care services in a warm, loving community. We curate customized care plans to strike a balance between assistance and independence so we can offer our residents a dignified and compassionate retirement experience.

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Bon Appetit Cranberry French Toast

Nov 8, 2022 10:17:24 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Dining, Recipes

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Enjoy a decadent breakfast any time of the day with our Cranberry Maple French Toast recipe from Pacifica Senior Living Coeur d'Alene. Sweet and tart maple cranberry sauce tops off this scrumptious dish, making it a perfect choice for a Thanksgiving meal, or Friendsgiving brunch. Add a little extra decadence to your breakfast with this quick and easy recipe. 

Try this recipe at home for yourself, or visit Pacifica Senior Living Coeur d'Alene and enjoy one of our delicious culinary creations like this one. 

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What the Armed Forces Taught Me: Life Advice from Veterans

Nov 7, 2022 11:02:53 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Holidays

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On Veterans Day, we take the time to reflect on the freedoms and rights of this great country, and extend our deepest thanks to all those who have served and fought for the United States of America. We honor those who gave their years of service and dedicated their lives to keep us and our country safe.

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Flu Prevention: What You Need to Know this Season

Nov 3, 2022 11:29:43 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Healthcare and General News

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The flu is a relatively common virus that affects most people at some point in their life. Though unpleasant, the flu may seem of minimal concern to the general public, but it can be dangerous - especially for older adults. Those 65 years of age and above experience a much higher risk of flu-related complications including worsening health conditions, hospitalizations, or fatalities. Knowing how to protect yourself against the flu will help you reduce the risks of catching the flu, and help to prevent flu complications by educating yourself about the signs associated with this virus.

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Happy Halloween 2022

Oct 28, 2022 9:15:09 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Holidays

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Happy Halloween from Pacifica Senior Living!

This year, our communities all across the country have been celebrating this spooky time of year with parties, events, dinners and lots of fun. From Haunted House excursions to Trunk or Treat events and our Boo Bashes, our residents and communities have been getting into the spirit of Halloween. We love spreading joy and fun within our communities, and hosting events where we can have fun and enjoy one another’s company is one of our favorite things to do. Whether we are hosting fundraisers, having dinner parties, or enjoying live musical entertainment, there’s always something going on at a Pacifica Senior Living community.

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Bon Appetit Pumpkin Spiced Mousse

Oct 25, 2022 11:53:33 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Dining, Recipes

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Try this festive spiced dessert this season, and bring a little bit of pumpkin spiced fun right into your own kitchen. This delicious, decadent dessert by Chef Jaime is a fall favorite at The Park Lane.

Enjoy pumpkin mousse as a halloween treat, or serve as part of your Thanksgiving festivities. Part sweet, part spice, and all delicious, this is a great dessert choice for those that love the warm cozy tastes of pumpkin in the fall. 

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