Employee Highlight: Vicki Sands “Military Brat”, LPN

December 5, 2017 — Vickie Sands, LPN, has been working the night shift at Santa Fe Care Center since January 2016 and previously worked through a nursing agency throughout several communities. Her goal was to become a permanent employee here at Santa Fe Care Center based on the way the nursing department operates and is managed. She grew up... Read More

Volunteer Highlight: Lorain Varela

December 5, 2017 — Lorain Varela was born and raised in Pecos, NM which as she describes, is a community rich in Spanish culture populated by peaceful, loving people. Lorain has two daughters and worked as a school teacher for many years. Currently she enjoys writing short stories and singing at church and the nursing homes. “my favorite audience... Read More

Employee of the Month

December 5, 2017 — Congratulations Jessica Baca on being voted employee of the month by the residents of Santa Fe Care Center. Jessica has worked tirelessly to ensure that the activity department runs smoothly and especially on days when she is working solo. Jessica sets a stellar example for all staff as she displays her good work ethic daily.... Read More

Letter From Activities

December 5, 2017 — Happy Holidays residents, families and staff of Santa Fe Care Center. My name is Sam Garcia and I am elated to be the new Activity Director. Gaining leadership of such an outstanding department is one of the most exciting challenges of my life. This new avenue has paved the way for me to learn even... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

December 5, 2017 — Dear residents, friends and families of Santa Fe Care Center: Thank you for continuing to trust us with your care or the care of a loved one. I sincerely appreciate all of you and I’m very happy to be here this holiday season with you! I am happy to welcome our new Activity Director and... Read More

NuStep T4r Demonstration

November 5, 2017 — Jay our Therapy Manager demonstrates their new device the NuStep T4r Our therapy gym recently acquired a brand new NuStep T4r recumbent cross trainer. It is designed to provide total body exercise. It is set up to be used in a sitting position and provides non-impact adjustment resistance therapeutic activity. The trainer supports strength, endurance,... Read More

Who Are The Supporting Cast Members That Make Up Our Community?

November 5, 2017 — Meet Zulema Olazabal!!! I am honored to be celebrating 5 years as the Zumba instructor at SFCC. I became certified to teach our elders so that I may give back to our community. Little did I know that I would be receiving much more than I could ever give. My relationship with the residents at... Read More

Employee of the Month

November 5, 2017 — The residents’ choice for October Employee of the Month was Russell Edwards, LPN. Russell has been married for over 30 years and lives in Pecos with his wife. He has a small ranch with a few animals and a big garden. His passion is riding his motorcycles with his wife. They have traveled all over... Read More

Letter from the Administrator:

November 5, 2017 — Dear Residents, Family Members, and Friends of Santa Fe Care Center: November is here and it’s a month of Thanksgiving! I am very thankful for all of you who continue to put your trust in us for your care and the care of your loved one, and to our wonderful staff who provide great care!... Read More

Upcoming Events

November 5, 2017 — National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, Diabetes Awareness Month   Nov. 1      All Saints Day Ken performs Nov. 2     All Souls Day Nov. 3     Ceramics Outing Piano with Sharon Nov. 4     Full moon Nov. 5  Daylight Saving Day Nov. 7     Election Day Art Class Lifesongs Circle Music and Memory Nov. 8     Music and Memory ALZ Café... Read More