Creativity Under Quarantine at Claremont Manor

The creative process brings enjoyment, discovery, and self-expression to people of all ages. During the pandemic, creative projects such as painting, sewing, and writing poems have been especially important to older adults who want to maintain engagement while staying safer at home. Benefits include the potential to increase motor skills and coordination, enhance cognitive abilities,…

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Summer House: Memory Care in a Home-Like Environment

When it comes to memory care, some experts agree that familiarity with staff in an intimate setting is a positive factor one should consider when considering quality care. At Summer House at Claremont Manor, that is exactly what staff strives for. With a setting as cheerful and bright as a cherished summer home, Summer House…

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Dorothy and Her Little Dog Toto Find New Opportunities at Claremont Manor

After her husband died, Dorothy Goodman found her home was quite lonely.  Plus, yard work, cleaning  and home maintenance were more than just chores, they became burdens. “Coming home to an empty house was not pleasant,” Dorothy remembers. “But now, I look forward to coming home to Claremont Manor. It’s just lovely pulling into the…

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Manager Kathy Asencio is the Talk of the Claremont Manor Dining Room

With more than 20 years of hospitality experience, it wasn’t until Kathy Asencio came to Claremont Manor did she find the ultimate job satisfaction. Kathy spent her early career as an accountant but soon realized customer service was her gift. “I did not like working alone with limited interaction with people,” Kathy said. “I was…

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