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Garden program is cultivating young and old

San Diego Union Tribune – May 19, 2017 [ Details ]

Dignity Bib Project
July, 2015 – Wanted: Gently Used Dress Shirts & Blouses! Donations in Adult Size L and XL Preferred. Donation Bin Located in the Lobby of….[ Continue to Article ]

COUNTY NEWS CENTER – Planting the Seeds for a Greener Community
April 10th, 2015 – There was lots of planting, dirty fingernails, art work, veggies, cool technology and plenty of environmental education on hand. But most of all, the inaugural Scripps Ranch Intergenerational Earth Day event featured 350….[ Continue to Article ]

Poway Valley Garden Club (PVGC) gathered at Sunshine Care
Jan, 2015 – 12 members of the Poway Valley Garden Club (PVGC) gathered at Sunshine Care in Poway on Sat. Jan. 23 to plant over 3000 milkweed seeds which will provide food for hungry Monarch caterpillars.[ Article ]

Sunshine Care featured in California Bountiful Magazine
Nov/Dec, 2014 – Getting kids to help our seniors, getting our seniors to show some guidance and wisdom to the youth, it’s just one of those synergistic effects that’s like boom, a real hit.[ Article ]

The Art of Volunteering (NORTH COUNTY!) Friday November 14th
October 29, 2014 – The North County Intergenerational Council announces its first FREE workshop: The Art of Volunteering: Neighbors Helping Neighbors will be held Friday, November 14th from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the San Marcos Community Center.[ Press Release ] [ Event Page ]

Dementia, The Greatest Generation, and a Ray of Sunshine
July 7 2014 – After restaurateur Sam Stelletello opened Sunshine Care to offer high-quality assisted living to World War II’s “Greatest Generation,” nearly all of his… [ More ]

North County Aging Summit 2014
June 2014 – The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency and NORCAN will host the 2014 Aging Summit on June 12, 2014 at the California Center for the Arts Escondido. The event, which runs 8:30 a.m. – 2: 30 p.m., will focus on the importance of safety measures for individuals, as well as address the concerns and challenges facing family caregivers in an aging population. Keynote speakers include Gail Sheehy, best – selling author of Passages and Passages for Caregivers , who will address challenges facing family caregivers today ; Darlene Shiley, philanthropist and f ormer caregiver; and Paul Greenwood, Head of the District Attorney’s Elder Abuse Protection Unit. [ More ]

Fiesta Del Sol
May 13 2014 – Sunset at the Greenhouse. Live Music, Border Savories and more….

Sunshine Care State Fair!
April 26 2014 – Willow and Elms Parking Lot

San Marcos Games
April 3 2014 – The North County Intergenerational Council Presents: San Marcos Games.

Get on the Bus Teddy Bear Drive 2014
April 2014 – 80 Teddy Bears needed. Find out how you can help![ more info ]

Art Auction
March 21 2014 – The Memories in the Making® Art Auction is an annual opportunity to purchase the beautiful artwork created by people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.

A Growing Passion Visits Gardens with a Greater Purpose
SAN DIEGO (February 27, 2014) – Host Nan Sterman visits Sunshine Care Assisted Living, Archi’s Acres, and St. Madeleine Sophie’s.

A Growing Passion Airs on KPBS
Feb 2014 – Mark your Calendars. KPBS to highlight The Backyard Produce Project and Sunshine Care’s Intergenerational Garden Club on “A Growing Passion”.[Details and Showtimes here.]

Senator Anderson to Honor California, our Seniors and the Arts
November 14th 2013 – Please Join Us! Senator Anderson will honor Sunshine Care’s featured artists from the California Assisted Living Association 2013 “California Living” art show held at our state capitol building in Sacramento this past September.[More Info and How to RSVP]

Cool Zones – find one in your area.
July 2013 – The Cool Zone Program helps seniors and people with disabilities stay cool during hot summer days. Pass this on to your favorite caregiver. [ More Info ]

Sunshine Care to speak at Vital Aging 2013
June 13th 2013 – Farmer Roy Wilburn and Lisa Lipsey will be speakers at the San Marcos location. [ More Info ]

San Diego Horticulture Society Spring Garden Tour
April 6th 2013 – Sunshine Care participating in Spring Garden Tour. 1 of 6 exclusive garden stops.[ More Info ]

Sunshine Care Announces “A Generations United Program of Distinction”
January 30 2013 – Sunshine Care participating in Spring Garden Tour. 1 of 6 exclusive garden stops. Sunshine Care Assisted Living Homes announced its status as “A Generations United Program of Distinction” at the St. Michael’s School Catholic Schools Week Grandparents Day Celebration.[ More Info ]

Santa’s Food Drive
Nov 17th to Dec 8th 2012 – Food donations will go to Friend & Family Community Connection [ More Info ]

CAssistedLiving.org Article on Sunshine Care’s Intergenerational Garden Club
Aug, 2012 – Sometimes building community and fostering engagement can be as simple as planting a seed. [ More info ]

Sunshine Care presents Jazz on My Mind
Aug 28, 2012 – Sunshine Care presents Jazz on My Mind. An evening to benefit the San Diego Dementia Consortium. [ More info ]

Aug 9, 2012 – Designated a Program of Distinction. [ More info ]

June 9, 2012 – – The Backyard Produce Garden Project has been sending out shoots, so to speak.[ Read UT Article ]

Sunshine Care, panelist at LiveWell Summit.
Sunshine Care has been choosen as a panelist at the North County Inland site for this year’s,
“Live Well San Diego” Summit. (formerly Aging Summit)
Event is FREE and Lunch will be served.[ Details ]

Sunshine Care’s 3rd Annual Pet Parade and Contest
May 19th. All proceeds go to PAWSSanDiego.org . [ Details ]

Backyard Produce Garden Project – in the news!
92064 Magazine – Volunteers growing produce for local families in need. A project of Sunshine Care and Palomar Pmerrado Health Community Action Council. [Details ]

Backyard Produce Garden Fundraiser
November, 13 2011 – Assist St. Michaels students in establishing their own organic Food Bank Garden at The Backyard Produce Garden Project. The Backyard Produce Garden Project’s mission is to have volunteers grow fresh produce for local families in need. Specifically, the proceeds will cover the fencing, hardware cloth (to keep out gophers and the like), organic pest control products, pbc piping, drip line, seeds, worm tea, compost bins, basic garden tools and work gloves. –It is quite literally “seed” money! 100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit The Backyard Produce Garden Project & St. Michael’s Catholic School Gardeners.

Update on event – The garden is underway and we raised over $1,700. Thank you for all your support!

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Sunshine Care’s Intergenerational Garden Club on NBC 7 San Diego
October 27, 2011 – How do you raise a charitable child in a world so focused on “me, me, me? Get involved with Sunshine Care’s Intergenerational Garden Club. Watch NBC 7 San Diego Video, Raising a Charitable Child, for details.[…watch]

Read Farmer Roy’s Blog Column in The Mulch
September 2011 – Director of Horticulture at Sunshine Care Assisted Living Homes, Roy Wilburn,    launches his new blog articles on “TheMulch.com”.[…read more]

Backyard Produce Project: Sharing the fruits of their labor
July 2011 – “The garden is on the grounds of Sunshine Care Homes, which is an assisted living, and they have generously donated not only the land but the water,” Jane said.[…read more]

Community Gardening & Intergenerational Opportunities!
June, 2011 – Want to learn more about the benefits of starting a garden in your community? Need some guidance to start your own organic vegetable garden? Attend the FREE workshop…[…read more]

Free Garden Lecture Series
May, 2011 – Sunshine Care is pleased to invite you to our Free Garden Lecture Series to be held on several upcoming Saturdays. See Schedule and Lecture Series Details in read more.[…read more]

This Mother’s Day We’re Helping Children that Never see their Mother!
April 21, 2011 – Sunshine Care Assisted Living Homes & St. Michael’s Catholic School Bring in 92 Teddy Bears for the nonprofit Get on the Bus!![…read more]

Earth Day Festivities Abound at Sunshine Care’s Intergenerational Program
April 21, 2011 – Sunshine Care Assisted Living Homes, San Diego County’s leader in
Intergenerational Programming and Horticultural Therapy, holds Intergenerational Earth Day Activities from making a worm bin to planting flowers to harvesting and sharing fresh organic produce![…read more]

Sunshine Care Spring Farm Festival!
April 2, 2011 – Sunshine Care Homes’ front parking lot was transformed into “Spring at the Farm” with the help of Poway 4-H who brought their newborn live stock, games, pies, BBQ and more! Volunteer families and their animals show up as earlier as 10:00 a.m. to set-up fencing, shade and more for the 2:00 p.m. event.[…read more]

Disneyland or Bust!!
September 28, 2010 10 of Sunshine Care’s Residents, 10 Volunteers and 4 staff members headed out to Disneyland! Highlights included Disney Trivia and prizes on the bus ride up, a festive lunch at River Belle Terrace, front of the line access to Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mansion, Jungle Cruise, The Tiki Room, It’s a Small World, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln and a trip down main street to see the Flag Lowering Ceremony and Big Brass Marching Band performance and of course shopping for souvenirs.[…read more]

Sunshine Care Hosts Awards Ceremony
September 24, 2010 On Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 2:30 pm, DJ McQuade, daughter of Grandparents Day founder Marian Lucille Herndon McQuade and the National Grandparents Day Council will present the “2010 Forget Me Not Heroes” award to St. Michael’s Catholic School in Poway, California.[…read more]

Lettuce Entertain You!
August 19, 2010 Sunshine Care Assisted Living Homes, San Diego County’s leader in Intergenerational Programming and Horticultural Therapy, holds Intergenerational talent show with a garden theme.[…read more]

Sunshine Care named 2010 Small Business of the Year!
August 12, 2010 Poway CA (North San Diego County) — San Diego North Chamber of Commerce honors Poway’s own Sunshine Care as its 2010 Small Business of the Year![…read more]

Dr. Uriel Cohen
May 19th, 2010 Poway CA (North San Diego County) – Grand Opening event included a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Poway Chamber of Commerce and featuring guest speaker Dr. Uriel Cohen, a nationally acclaimed architect and gerontologist, his speech follows…[…read more]

From Seed to Table
Feb 2010 – Poway CA (North San Diego County) – The twice-monthly organic garden club, a program devised by Jill Morganlli, director of horiculture and Lisa Lipsey, activity director, wherein seniors and children work together to plant, grow, harvest and share meals from Sunshine’s greenhouse, orchard and organic fields.[…read more]

Reaching Across Generations
Jan 2010 – Poway CA (North San Diego County) – When St. Michael’s School principal Kathleen Mock began searching for a program close to school grounds that would provide ways for the lower elementary school children to serve others, she had no idea the answer would be in the school’s own back yard.[…read more]

The 146 Letters: Imagine This Family’s Surprise!
Great story about Musician Ben Heim’s finding a box of 146 letters and drawings dated 1944 -1945. His research led him to Sunshine Care and resident Waters Allyn Sliter, Jr.[…read more]

Breakfast with Santa: A Give-Take-Give!
Christmas is alive and well! On Saturday, December 12th from 9 -11 a.m., Santa Claus made a special appearance at Sunshine Care Homes; bringing love and cheer to seniors and children…[…read more]

Sunshine Care’s State Fair!
Aug 2009 – Poway CA (North San Diego County) – Bringing farming families & live stock to visit the elderly.[…read more]

Complete Events Calendar
Stay in touch with daily activities, outings and special events at Sunshine Care.[…read more]