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La Costa Glen Covid Information

Our residents were happy to be here during the COVID-19 pandemic.

High Flying Visitors

By Les Besser “Are owls really as wise as we think they are?” I asked the Raptor Institute lecturer at a recent LCG presentation about birds of prey. “Not at all,” replied the man. “A large portion of the owl’s head is taken up by their unusually large eyes—their...

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Perfect Putting Power

By Les Besser Six-and-a-half-years ago, Activities Director, Michele Chaffee, asked resident Steve Blumberg to assume the responsibilities of the Lakeside putting competition. At that time, only five or six residents met monthly to compare their putting skills — even...

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We Love a Parade

By JoAnn Mullen See how they prance, those graceful, sequined flag-spinners! Look! Here come the spangled drummers and bugle corps—tubas as gold as sunken suns and music to our ears. Our eyes widen at the sight of all the shiny instruments, bright, jauntily carried as...

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Happy Tappers with Yvonne

By Pat Grant La Costa Glen’s long-time tap dancing instructor, Yvonne Romano, comes to work on her bicycle, “whenever I can,” she says. Energetic and enthusiastic, she has taught tap dancing at LCG for 12 years. The classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00pm,...

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Tech Group

By Pat Grant The Technology Group has recently formed with the idea of sharing the amazing experiences in technology among a number of our LCG residents. The organizers, Fred Johansen, John Rawls, Charlie Ahlfeld, and Bur Goode, have begun a schedule of Technology...

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Becoming a Walker

By Les Besser My dear wife, Susan, enjoys walking and takes our labradoodle for long, leisurely strolls. As a former runner, I prefer faster-paced activities, like soccer and volleyball. Gradually I’ve switched to racquetball and table-tennis—and more recently to...

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Kathleen DeLeo: Associate Executive Director

By Pat Grant Kathleen DeLeo, our new Associate Executive Director, presents herself as a friendly, competent, outgoing person with a great smile and a good sense of humor—all useful qualities in the #2 person in management at La Costa Glen. Her areas of responsibility...

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Marine Corps to Nursing

By Les Besser Born and raised in Jackson, MS, Mario Preston, our Assistant Resident Services Director, came to California after joining the Marines in 1997. Although deployed several times to various foreign countries, including Iraq, his base had remained at Camp...

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Wild Rides with Dad

By Carole Eibelheuser Dad worked very long hours six days a week in his grocery store. So, when we vacationed as a family, he became playful and full of adventure for us. During our summertime visits to Pennsylvania to see Mom’s family, Dad would find us a “Whoopee”...

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An Early California Farmer

Contributed by Luene Corwin My grandfather, Harlan Cate, showed walnuts as the source of his income when the first income tax was implemented. His father, at the age of 9, had come to California in a covered wagon in 1864. With only one other wagon, they came to So...

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Resident Perspectives

Sandi M.

“During COVID19, I applaud SC for the great care and effort they are providing to the residents.”

Sandi M.

Resident Family Member

N.C.

“The pandemic has curtailed many of these (activities), but the staff has done a remarkable job coping and keeping the residents informed and active. We made the right choice to move here.”

N.C.

Resident

Sue H.

“Especially, today in the pandemic, we all so appreciate the community administration and all the staff members diligently care for our welfare, deliver our daily meals, and the designed senior fitness and entertainment programs through ZOOM.”

Sue H.

Resident

Wendy S.

“When she (my mother) celebrated a milestone birthday during SIP the staff went above and beyond to make sure she had a special day from parades at her balcony singing to her to a cake delivered by the chef and kitchen staff also singing.”

Wendy S.

Resident Family Member

Kathy C.

“We still have lovely meals, but they’re delivered to our doorstep to prevent the spread of the virus. Meetings and get-togethers have gone virtual (Thank you Zoom!)”

Kathy C.

Resident

Richard H.

“Owners & management have done a great job keeping us safe and healthy! Thank you!”

Richard H.

Resident

P.J.

“We’ve been here 6 months and feel like we’re on a cruise with lots of planned activities and great food. The best part of living here are the other residents. They have made us feel very welcomed and accepted.”

P.J.

Resident

Alexander G.

“We looked at retirement communities in North San Diego County, and La Costa Glen stood out for its beautiful grounds, nicely appointed living accommodations, and all the available amenities.”

Alexander G.

Resident

Lisa W.

“Gorgeous, well-maintained community with sincere and generous personnel. La Costa Glen is a very desirable home.”

Lisa W.

Resident

Chris Z.

“My mother lives here. It’s wonderful. Beautiful place. Wonderful interesting residents. Caring professional staff. Couldn’t ask for a nicer situation!”

Chris Z.

Resident Family Member

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La Costa Glen
1940 Levante St.
Carlsbad, CA 92009

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