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Thanksgiving Fun Facts: Did you know…. Americans eat over 280 million turkeys every Thanksgiving!

While 2020 has wrought many changes…there are still some things that remain the same…. such as a day to set aside for family & Friends coming together in gratitude. Thanksgiving Day! Whether we are zooming or able to spend time together in person …. love never changes… even though some traditions may have to this year!   Let’s be creative perhaps creating [...]

2020-11-22T11:20:33-05:00Blog|0 Comments

We are here to help! November is National Family Caregivers Month

              Caregiving whether you’re a professional or a loving caring, son or daughter, caregiving challenges us in ways that we may never have imagined. In November, we particularly recognize the Family Caregiver. Yes, YOU! …and we are here to help! When it comes to caring for an aging parent, there is no one-size-fits-all solution that [...]

2020-11-19T09:35:20-05:00Blog|0 Comments


Need an easy low carb paleo stuffing for Thanksgiving? Try this cauliflower stuffing recipe! It has all the same flavors, plus, it's healthy & delicious….   1 large head Cauliflower (cut into small florets) 1 large Onion (sliced) 1/4 cup Celery (chopped thinly) 2 cloves Garlic (minced) 1/4 cup Olive oil (can also use butter or ghee) 1/2 tsp Poultry seasoning [...]

2020-11-17T11:09:54-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Quick Tips… for a healthy lifestyle… November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes doesn't have to stop you from enjoying the turkey and pumpkin pie. Here are some tips From Dena Lopez, RD Registered Dietitian at Sycamore Living.   Plan Ahead Whether you’re doing the cooking or heading to a friend's or family member's for dinner, know what’s on the menu beforehand and plan what you’re going to eat. Diabetes or not, excessive [...]

2020-11-17T11:11:56-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Saluting all Our Veterans & their Families…THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here." -- Abraham Lincoln Did you know? – Veterans’ Day (originally known as Armistice Day) is a federal holiday in [...]

2020-11-19T08:26:18-05:00Blog|0 Comments

The Winners Are……..Sycamore’s First Annual Staff Halloween Parade!

  ......Sycamore Living Residents enjoyed the fabulous costumes our employees donned ..to mark the holiday ...kicking-off our fall season of festivities …….……. The staff paraded through our neighborhoods visiting our residents …undoubtedly providing  lots of Treats and no Tricks!!!!! Share with us how you celebrated the holiday...we would love to hear from you! ….2020 winners are… Best Individual Costume Marie Alphonso [...]

2020-11-22T08:45:05-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Sycamore Community: Enjoying the Boo-tiful Sights, Sounds & Treats of the Season!

  Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble (well not exactly) …. nonetheless the Residents at Sycamore Living certainly enjoyed the first festivities of the fall season in our decorated multi-media community room: painting pumpkins to decorate their living areas, listening to spirited, ghostly tunes and munching on seasonal treats.  Staff participated adding to the enthusiasm as we [...]

2020-10-28T13:51:01-04:00Blog|0 Comments

Residents’ Rights: The Core of Sycamore Living

Upholding the Rights of our Residents is #1 at Sycamore Living not just during October (Residents’ Rights Month), but 365 days a year!  Our Resident’s Bill of Rights covers a wide range of subjects from medical care through activities of daily living including resident engagement and socialization. It also safeguards privacy while ensuring dignity in all phases of care including: Assisted [...]

2020-11-17T11:27:57-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Calling our Daughters, Sisters, Girlfriends, Wives, Mothers, Aunts, Nieces and Grandma…Too!

October brings crisp apples, pumpkin spice…. scarecrows and things that go bump in the night…. It also reminds us it’s time to treat ourselves and practice good self-care.  Breast Cancer Awareness month is here….as a reminder…it may be time to have our annual mammogram screening. In 2020 we all faced many challenges including keeping up our annual screenings for a variety [...]

2020-11-17T11:30:16-05:00Blog|0 Comments
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