Relaxation Techniques

July 30, 2018 — When stress becomes overwhelming, there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortable where you are. Tighten all the muscles in your toes, then flex your feet, and slowly move up through your body to your... Read More

Short-Term Therapy Success Story

July 30, 2018 — George A. returned to us after a short stay at our local hospital. Upon return to or facility, he was unable to walk or transfer on his own. With just three short weeks of intense, skilled physical therapy, George has progressed immensely. He is able to walk over 200 feet with his assistive device and... Read More

Welcome Edwina Alvarez

July 30, 2018 — Edwina is joining our team as a new activities assistant. She was born and raised in Santa Fe. She Graduated high school from Santa Fe High. Edwina is married with two children and has 1 granddaughter. You may recognize her as she has been volunteering with our facility for almost 2 years. While she isn’t... Read More

Employee of the Month

July 30, 2018 — Joe Lovato, Congratulations Joe Lovato, nominated by our residents as Employee of the Month. Joe, a native of New Mexico, has been in health care for more than 10 years. He has worked as both a CNA and Medication Technician. Joe’s compassion for his resident is seen in the care he provides. The integrity he... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

July 30, 2018 — Dear Residents, Families and Friends of Santa Fe Care Center: Thank you for allowing us to provide your care or your loved one’s care. It is a privilege and an honor to be in this business and I appreciate the trust that you give us every day. This month kids are getting ready to go... Read More

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

June 28, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

CNA Of The Year!

June 28, 2018 — Elton A. has been employed with Santa Fe Care for 11 years as a CNA. Elton’s compassion and enthusiasm drives his quality care for our residents. His willingness to help where service is needed is one of his many attributes that highlights what this award is about. Elton has willingly helped with nursing, maintenance, admissions,... Read More

Employee of the Month – July

June 28, 2018 — Lucy Nava, House Keeper Lucy Nava has been with housekeeping for over 3 years. She is driven by her passion to work with our residents and to be of service to them. Lucy is hardworking, always on time, and rarely misses a day. She is nothing short of a breath of fresh air at our... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

June 28, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More