“I lived alone in my house and I just couldn’t take it anymore. I had a fright one night because I thought I was having a heart attack and I called my son and he said hurry up – he got me one of those buzzers, fast alert or something. I called an ambulance and they came right away, took me to the hospital, but it wasn’t a heart attack, thank God. And I got so frightened, I said “that’s it, I’m not living alone anymore.”
“My name is Irene Seidner. I live here at The Bristal in West Babylon.
My children, thank God, found this place, convinced me to come here. First I didn’t want to. I wanted to stay at home. But once I saw it, once I realized it’s for me, I came here, am very, very happy. Met wonderful, wonderful, wonderful friends. You know at this age our friends kind of fade away, but I got wonderful new friends.
I brought over a game called Kings in the Corner. I taught it to everyone here … read more
“I am Mario Caputo and I live here at The Bristal.
Living here is very exciting and they treat you very good, and if you do need anything in a hurry they make sure they get to it.
My daughter comes practically every day and visits me because she’s only a few miles away. And we enjoy it here. There are no complaints, really. Of course, the hospitality is very good. It’s like a casino down in Atlantic City. I go down to the arts and crafts and I did a few things … read more
“My name is Caroline Evangelista and I live at The Bristal.
I worked in Manhattan for The Hearst Corporation and I was Assistant to the President, so I did a lot of things, you know. I like it so I worked until I was 74 years old. I had an accident where I broke my heel and my shoulder, and so it was surgery, and I went to rehab for three and a half months, and then my family decided they didn’t want me to live alone anymore. So I decided to … read more
“I’m Annette Greene and I live here at The Bristal at West Babylon.
I lived in Florida for 19 years. But my husband was getting ill and I decided to come back here because my children live here. My husband passed away, I was too far from them, and I wanted to be closer. My children heard about this Bristal being built and she said, “would you like to take a look at it?” And I said “yes, I’m open to anything.”
I walked through the door. And as soon as I saw … read more