Articles tagged with: White Plains

Testimonial from Doris and Dan Mast

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My wife Doris and I joined The Bristal community in November 2014.

Our son Richard visited many assisted living facilities in this area and it was he who felt after a very careful study that The Bristal in White Plains is the one place where we would be happy, healthy and safe.

It is true that our way of life has dramatically changed, but we can both honestly now say – it was the “right move.”

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Fundraising Efforts for Alzheimer’s Disease

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We’d like to extend thanks to all of The Bristal communities for their recent efforts to raise both funds and awareness for the fight against Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Collectively, The Bristal raised over $10,000 and donated it to various organizations dedicated to the cause! While all of the communities actively participated, our Westbury Team wound up raising the most on their own – over $3,000! Here’s a photo of Colleen Jones, the Director of Reflections, and one of her team members, Al. Colleen led the efforts in Westbury and we’re grateful for their contributions. We’re so proud of all The … read more

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Announcing Our Holiday Card Contest Winner 2013

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Creative expression, at any age, is an enjoyable way to spend time, energize the mind, practice dexterity and, quite simply, let the good feelings flow. When we at The Bristal decided to ask our residents to submit their art work to appear on our holiday card this year, our intention was to engage them in helping us create a truly personal visual message. We also wanted everyone, including our instructors and art therapists, to have fun. What we discovered in the process is that there is a remarkable pool of talent … read more

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The Bristal Better U – October’s Cuisine & Culture Session

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October’s Session of The Bristal Better U was a tremendous success! All of our communities gathered in their Cinemas to log into the webinar. The topic this month was Cuisine & Culture. Daniel Dombrowski, Executive Chef of the Hofstra University Club, joined moderator Debbi Honoroff in studio. Kara Rota, Director of Editorial and Partnerships at Cookstr, joined the group by phone. Debbi talked with our panelists about many topics, including how different cultures influence American cuisine, the marketing craze around the food industry, new food trends and new vocabulary in the world of food. It was a very interesting session. … read more

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Karaoke Night in White Plains

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Last Saturday night, residents, staff and family gathered in the Bistro for a night of karaoke. The event was a fundraiser, and the money that we collected will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday the 29th at White Plains High School. Thank you to everyone who came out to support us. We all had such a fun time singing and dancing the night away!

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The Bristal Better U Kickoff Event

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As an introduction to The Bristal Better University lecture series, we held a kickoff event this morning. All 8 of our communities were gathered in their cinemas to get an overview of this brand new program. Maryellen McKeon, Senior Vice President of Operations for The Bristal, started the morning with a warm welcome to residents as she spoke to them via the web from the Hofstra Continuing Education offices. Senior Director of Marketing & Communications for Hofstra University Continuing Education, Debbi Honorof, then introduced Dr. Gisele Wolf-Klein of North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Wolf-Klein talked about the … read more

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