The interview with our Lovely Ann :) The resident of our Assisted Living.

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Ann Stallone became a resident at St. Joseph’s Senior Assisted Living since 2017. She is our oldest resident. Ann is always smiling 🙂        Russell Stallone (Ann’s So...

THE SALVATORE BONGIORNO STORY

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This is a story about ‘MY PAL SAL’, a newer resident here at Assisted Living. (Side note: the translation of his name from the Italian is “GOOD MORNING SAVIOR”). SAL came to the Saint Joseph’s Senior ...

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Don’t forget your grandparents!

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Don’t forget your grandparents! Excerpted from his homily on Friday, July 26, 2019 By The Reverend Father David Rider Pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Monroe, NY   When it comes to talking about p...

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Assisted Living – The way to Better Health and Happiness!

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What is the first image that pops up in your mind when you hear the notion ‘Assisted Living’? For me, it is a group of joyful seniors, sipping tea on a back porch garden overlooking a calm lake. They ...

THE EDDY CHARLES STORY

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It’s been seven years since I retired from an NYC Law Firm after twenty – nine years working there. I was looking for a niche that could best fit my needs as a new retiree. I never thought that ...

A VISIT FROM THE BISHOP

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A VISIT FROM THE BISHOP On July 18, 2019, The Most Reverend James F. Checchio, Bishop of the Dioceses of Metuchen, New Jersey honored us here at SAINT JOSEPH’S SENIOR HOME by con-celebrating the Holy ...

THE SMILING FACE OF GINA

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Who is that lady who is always smiling? Well, her full name is Regina Stelma, she’s eighty years old and has been under the care of THE LITTLE SERVANT SISTERS OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION for about se...

Is My Loved One Ready for a Nursing Home?

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Remorse, doubt, anger, and confusion – these are the concomitants of the decision to place our loved ones in a nursing home. Whether it is a parent, sibling or a spouse, this decision never come...

When Your Spouse is In the Nursing Home

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I’d like to relate how I selected Saint Joseph’s Senior Home for my wife Geneva. She contracted Alzheimer’s, ALZ, a disease in 2016 when she was 79 years old. Things were near “normal” for the remaind...

More from Edward Sita, a permanent resident of St. Joseph’s

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The last time I wrote; it was about my impressions after my first two weeks in residence. That was four months ago. I am now fully on board for the long haul here. I have indeed found a new home in ev...