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Creative Events and Happenings

Creative Events and Happenings

  Gates Manor happenings with Alex And Diana (104 years younger) sing along with Amazing Grace on the piano. A monthly activity highlighted on the Gates Manor monthly calendar of programs that engages everyone.

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Jazz Foundation of America at Gates Manor

Jazz Foundation of America at Gates Manor

  The third annual spring Jazz Foundation of America performance in our beautiful multipurpose room. The residents really enjoy hearing the great American Songbook of joyful and relaxing music which is music to their ears. Also in attendance is families, friends and fellow employees. Many thanks to Sandy […]

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Branch Brook Park

Branch Brook Park

April Annual Trip to Branch Brook Park in Newark, New Jersey. Celebrating the Cheery Blossoms and Earth Day with the residents, family Volunteers and activities staff.

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Easter Celebration

Easter Celebration

  The residents were treated to the musical and artistic gifts of Taylor and her brother Elijah on Good Friday with a beautiful Easter Musical and Theatrical performance that they organized themselves for a hour and half of skits, dancing, solo singing and theatrical of the Passion […]

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Rosetta Kenneally

Rosetta Kenneally

Rosetta Kenneally is a Gates Manor resident who is much loved by everyone who experiences her soft and gentle presence.  Even though Rosetta has spent all but the last few years of her life in Boston, Massachusetts, she quickly adapted to becoming a “Jersey Girl” after she […]

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CNA’ s Special BBQ Luncheon

CNA’ s Special BBQ Luncheon

Recently, an outdoor lunch took place in the Gates Manor garden area to honor and celebrate the dedicated care of our Certified Nursing Assistants.  Noree, the Director of Nursing, and members of the Nursing Department coordinated the event.  Alex was on hand to go throughout the building […]

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The Joy of Music

The beauty and joy of music is important to our Gates Manor residents. It is so important and meaningful that we know about the early music and talents that our seniors are familiar with. The music of the resident that they enjoyed in the past improves awareness […]

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Not Just Bingo

When people learn that I am a Director of Activities at a healthcare facility, their response often begins with a remark such as, “Oh, so you are the person who organizes Bingo games for nursing home residents.” I have been an activity professional for over twenty-six years, […]

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