2019 Charity Garage Sale A Big Success

Many hands facilitated the Quail Summit 3rd Annual Charity Garage Sale.  Proceeds from the event will support Second Wind Dreams, an organization dedicated to bringing seniors to the forefront of our society through the fulfillment of dreams and innovative educational programs. Quail Summit residents directly benefit as they relive past experiences, reconnect with past relationships, […]

Wellness from Laurie – Thirsty for Health

Getting enough water every day is important for your health. Healthy people meet their fluid needs by drinking when thirsty and drinking with meals. Most of your fluid needs are met through the water and beverages you drink. However, you can get some fluids through the foods that you eat. For example, broth soups and foods […]

Greetings from Gloria…

June is here, and the residents and staff alike are wishing for warmer weather, sunny skies, and no rain after a soggy and cold May. The weather did not deter Quail Summit residents who traveled to Romulus to see the Seneca white deer and visited the Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard. Quail Summit was […]

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

A stroke is a “brain attack”. It can happen to anyone at any time. It occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off. When this happens, brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die. When brain cells die during a stroke, abilities controlled by that area of the […]

Greetings from Gloria….

The birds are singing, the lilacs are in bud as are the flowers at Quail Summit. This is a welcome sight for residents and staff alike. May is a month that is filled with holidays to celebrate and Celebrate we will: Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day. Special activities have been planned to […]

Greetings from Gloria

             Spring is in the Air! The residents at Quail Summit are wondering “Waddle We Do When It Rains” as they wait impatiently for May flowers.  Fortunately, the Department of Life Enrichment under Wendy Ubbink’ s direction has many activities planned: scenic rides around Ontario County, out to dinner and lunch at local restaurants, and […]

Sleep Awareness Month

Sunday is March 10th start of daylight-saving time which will throw off the clock only by an hour, but many times that’s enough to leave people feeling groggy for a day or two. Setting clocks ahead an hour, causes us to lose an hour of sleep that night; daylight saving time allows us more light […]

Greetings from Gloria…

             March is a transitional month, a bridge between the winter’s freezing weather and the blooms of spring. The signs of spring, extended daylight hours, warmer temperatures, and snow drops, signal to residents and staff alike that it is time to shed the doldrums of February that spring is coming, and it’s time to think […]

February is National Cancer Prevention Month

There are many factors which can cause cancer, not all of which are fully understood. Despite this uncertainty, we are aware of some ways to decrease the risk of developing certain types of cancer. February is National Cancer Prevention Month. It is estimated that a third of US cancer cases could be prevented through diet […]

Hats and Headdresses: Adornment of the Head from Around the World

From the simple wool beret to an elaborate headdress decorated with beads, bones, and baubles, that is worn atop the head tells a great deal about the person wearing it. Worn not only for protection or decoration, hats serve what may be an even more important purpose by reinforcing cultural ties. In doing this, they […]