Polish American Heritage Month the annual event celebrated in October

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Life changed suddenly for the whole world when COVID-19 arrived, and with it came the need for elderly people to quarantine in Senior Homes. Especially our seniors became immersed in a new reality whi...

A typical day at St. Joseph’s Senior Home during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic has brought about some unprecedented challenges for many nursing homes across the US. The caregivers, the staff, as well as the residents have had to adopt so...

A special ‘Thank You’ to a special resident: Mr. Edward Sita

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“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.”  – Author Unknown St. Joseph’s Senior home is much more than just a regular nursing home. it is a s...

Hope dies last – letter from the heart.

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“Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.” Psalm 31:24   Dear Sister, St Joseph’ Senior Home I am writing to you today because there is so much I want to say abo...

The interview with 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 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 ...

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...