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Pacifica Senior Living Chino Hills Resident Pauline Celebrates 101

Jan 24, 2024 11:49:36 AM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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Birthdays are an extra special occasion at Pacifica Senior living Chino Hills, especially for our residents. Our team was delighted to celebrate the 101st birthday of our much loved resident Pauline C. this past Tuesday, January 23rd.

Over the weekend Pauline was able to spend time with family and loved ones who showered her with love and appreciation as she rang in another year. On Tuesday, our staff team and residents wanted to do the same.

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Sarah B of Kenmore Senior Living Reflects on 105 Years

Sep 15, 2023 1:39:47 PM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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Kenmore Senior Living is getting together to celebrate Sarah B, one of our amazing residents who turned 105 this week. Our residents, team members, friends and family love getting together to host birthday parties and spoil our wonderful residents. We also take the time to reflect on Sarah's incredible story over her more than 100 years, and share in some of her favorite stories and memories.

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The Remarkable Journey of Ernesto Palomino

Aug 8, 2023 2:47:56 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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Ernesto Palomino was born on December 21, 1933, in Fresno, California, and has lived a life that has touched many. He served in the Marine Corps, holds an honorary doctorate from California State University Fresno, a master’s degree from San Francisco State University, and taught for many years at Fresno State. Now, at 89, he lives at Pacifica Senior Living Fresno, and reflects on his biggest claim to fame: his art.

Using sculpture, masks, drawings, mosaics, paintings, murals, and found objects, Palomino has left a meaningful artistic legacy.

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Dream Flight: A Resident of Tampa Gardens Senior Living Flies Again

Jul 7, 2023 10:24:10 AM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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One of our residents from Tampa Gardens Senior Living recently got the chance of a lifetime - an opportunity to take to the skies again in a 1940s Blue Stearman airplane. How was this opportunity possible? With an amazing program known as Dream Flights.

Dream Flightsis a veteran-based nonprofit that was started in 2011 by founder Darryl Fisher. There are four 1940’s Boeing Stearman airplanes used by the Dream Flights team, across the United States. Flights are provided -free of charge - to military veterans and seniors living within Senior living communities.

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The Power of Friendship in Senior Living Communities

Jun 7, 2023 3:38:23 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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Friends are some of the most important people in our lives. They can make us feel loved, encourage us to have fun, and are some of the strongest and deepest types of connection we form with others. For seniors and older adults, having friends can have a profound effect on their mental health, quality of life, and overall well being.

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Pacifica Senior Living Newport Mesa Resident Turns 105

Jun 5, 2023 3:52:49 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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Sarah S. from Pacifica Senior Living Newport Mesa recently celebrated her 105th birthday, surrounded by friends, family and loved ones. Our team loved being able to share in this special moment with her, and share in her joy at seeing her family come together around her.

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Celebrating 100 Years with Muriel of Pacifica Senior Living Pinehurst

Apr 6, 2023 12:22:15 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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Over the course of 100 years, Muriel has seen a lot of change. This past March, Muriel, a resident of Pacifica Senior Living Pinehurst, celebrated her 100th birthday with friends, family and loved ones.

Muriel is an active member of the community who lived an incredible life. She originally hails from Sheffield, England, where she lived out her early years being known as the spunky and daring one among her friends.

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Celebrating Black History Month: Stories From Our Communities

Jan 31, 2023 8:42:54 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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February is Black History Month, a time when we pay tribute to the generations of African Americans who fought through adversity and paved the way for generations to come. This month we take the time to celebrate the triumphs and stories of our black residents and team members, honoring their contributions to their communities and shedding light on their legacies.

So many of our residents reached out with words of wisdom, personal stories, or sentiments about Black History Month. Many of our residents impacted younger generations through their work, either as educators, government workers, role models or law enforcement officers.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Sharing Wanda's Story

Jan 26, 2023 10:51:05 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Resident Spotlight

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January 27th is Holocaust Remembrance Day. As we reflect on this tragic event, we honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, and the millions of others affected by the Nazi regime. We also want to take the time to celebrate the amazing lives of survivors, heroes and descendants of those who lived through these trying times. This date was chosen by the United Nations as it commemorates the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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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 Resident Spotlight

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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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