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Somerset’s August “Under the Sea” Summer Party

August 26th, 2019

Somerset’s August “Under the Sea” summer party includes costumes, decorations, and lots of fun! Residents and staff have a great time! Costumes are provided for residents and staff.

 

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A resident and two employees are having fun in this photo.

 

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Somerset residents are proudly showing decorations they made for the party.

 

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A Somerset resident proudly showing the decorations she made for Somerset’s annual August summer party.

 

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This Somerset resident had a good time making these decorations for Somerset’s annual August summer party!

 

Senior Calendar August 2019

August 3rd, 2019

Somerset Senior Calendar Longview WA

We have several senior activities and senior events in Longview Washington.

Many of our events at Somerset Retirement Home and Assisted Living in Longview WA are open to the public. We serve Longview WA, Kelso WA, surrounding cities, and Cowlitz County WA. All are welcome!

We look forward to meeting you!

 

Click calendar below if you want to view it larger.

 

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Senior News August 2019

August 3rd, 2019

Somerset Senior News Longview WA

Welcome to our monthly Senior News Letter for Somerset Retirement Home and Assisted Living in Longview WA. Some of our activities and events are specifically for seniors, and some are for all ages. Some activities/events are for residents, and some are open to the general public with all ages invited! Please call us at 360-423-7392 for details about specific activities and events.

If you have an event or club that needs a nice place to meet and enjoy, please contact us. We consider all reasonable requests.

If you have out-of-town friends or family who come to visit and need a place to stay, we offer furnished apartments for short term stay or extended stay in Hearthside Luxury Apartments located 1/4 block from Somerset.

 

See Somerset’s Senior News Letter below. Please join us and share in the fun!

 

Each page below can be clicked to view larger.

 

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Pottery Painting Class with Barbara

August 3rd, 2019

Barbara from the Pottery Nest dropped in for a fun afternoon of pottery painting with our residents. Pottery painting is a fun activity our seniors enjoy several times each year. Thank you Barbara!

We have several activities at Somerset each week (year-round) to make senior living fun all year. In the summer (June through Sept) we also have 1 to 2 field-trips/outings each month, and one field-trip in October to the pumpkin patch. Our goal is to make senior living fun and exciting.

Come join the fun at Somerset Retirement Home and Assisted Living in Longview WA. You are invited for a tour. We’d like to meet you!

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Longview Knitting Gals – Young Member Wins at Cowlitz Fair 2019

August 2nd, 2019

Lisee, a young member of the Longview Knitting Gals club, won two ribbons at the Cowlitz County Fair 2019 for this stocking hat she made. The club makes 1,000 hats a year and gives them to charity.

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Senior members of the Knitting Gals club taught Lisee how to knit (very well). Knitting Gals of all ages have great fun Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3 PM at Somerset Retirement Home and Assisted Living in Longview WA.

 

The public is invited. All ages are invited. If you don’t know how to knit, the Knitting Gals will happily teach you.

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Comfort Kid Knitting with Knitting Club

July 25th, 2019

The comfort kid in the photo below is Lisee the daughter of one of Somerset’s administrators. She’s also a member of the Longview Knitting Gals Club that meets at Somerset (Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3 PM).

 

Lisee enjoys learning to knit with the Knitting Gals club. She’s getting good at it and has entered a stocking hat she made in the Cowlitz County Fair. Good luck Lisee! We hope you win!

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Longview Knitting Gals club membership is free. The public is invited. All ages are invited. Members range in age from kids to seniors. If you don’t know how to knit, they’ll happily teach you!

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Here are some of the hats the Knitting Gals made in 2019. They give away 1,000 hats to charity each year.

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Comfort Kids Like to Visit Somerset

July 21st, 2019

Comfort kids are kids who come to Somerset to visit with residents for the mutual enjoyment of kids and seniors.

 

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In the candid photo above, they’re dancing to Hawaiian music.

 

They enjoy visiting Somerset, especially during parties for all ages. Residents enjoy socializing with the kids. This is good for seniors enjoyment and morale, and the kids have a good time too! Residents’ grand-kids also have a good time visiting grandparents, especially at our parties for all ages events.

 

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Here some comfort kids are taking a break from visiting. They’re playing soccer in Somerset’s backyard. Residents get a kick out of them. In the candid photo above, their soccer game turned into a wrestling match. They clearly don’t understand the rules of soccer!

 

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These kids love to visit Somerset! It’s a good time for them because they like free drinks and visiting with residents. The residents like visiting with kids. These kids have a standing invitation to visit. Sometimes a staff member picks them up from their home and brings them over for a visit. In the photo above, the kids are taking a break and resting while petting a resident’s dog.

 

 

Comfort Dogs Like to Visit Somerset!

July 19th, 2019

Comfort dogs visited Somerset. Residents love it! Dogs love it too! In this photo it’s a comfort puppy!

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You are invited to come to Somerset Retirement Home and Assisted Living for a tour or a visit! If you have a well behaved, friendly dog on a lease, dogs are also welcome to visit (with manager’s prior approval).

Seniors who have pets and want their pets to live with them are welcome. Their pets (cats or small dogs) are welcome too (with manager’s prior approval).

Fireworks Show at Somerset

July 8th, 2019

In celebration of the 4th of July, residents decorated their walkers, wheelchairs, and scooters; and we had fireworks in the parking lot in the evening.

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Staff and Residents Decorated for 4th July.

We celebrated with fireworks in the parking lot.

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Fireworks above Somerset parking lot.

Somerset Senior News Volunteers and Staff

July 7th, 2019

Each month staff member Mariisa Bond Jimenez (alternate administrator) works hard creating our monthly Somerset Senior News Letter on her computer with input from Denise (activities director). The news letter is printed and posted online.

 

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Mariisa is our alternate administrator.

 

Most residents read the Somerset Senior News in paper-print form. Many of their families read it online at Somerset’s website, or Somerset’s Google Local Business listing, or on Somerset’s Facebook site.

 

Printed pages are assembled into finished Somerset Senior News letters by senior volunteers.

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Senior volunteers assembling news letters.

 

Volunteer paper girls deliver Somerset Senior News and Calendar to each resident’s apartment door.

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This volunteer paper girl delivers.

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