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This Was One Doggone Fun Day at Seabrook!

Feb 24, 2014
TINTON FALLS, NJ- Thirty dogs of different shapes and sizes and breeds and barks came to Seabrook to take part in the 12th annual Strut Your Mutt event. The show provided owners who live and work at Seabrook with a unique way to show off their dogs' talents and give them an opportunity to socialize with the residents, their families and staff. More than 225 people packed Seabrook's auditorium and watched as the pooches were paraded in. The dogs were brought up to the stage one by one where owners provided a brief description of their pets and gave some...

MEDIA ADVISORY: DOGS STRUT THEIR STUFF AT SEABROOK

Feb 17, 2014
TINTON FALLS, NJ - Beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 22nd , more than 20 different shapes and sizes of bark and breed will converge upon the Seabrook retirement community auditorium for the annual Strut your Mutt event. The event gives dog owners a chance to show off their pet to residents and their families. Some of the pooches, including a Shih Tzu, poodle, Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix, terrier, Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Saint Bernard, Boxer/Pit mix, Beagle, Australian Labradoodle and even pugs will parade around to the delight of many. This year, the event will feature a special dog and cat food,...

Seabrook Announces Appointment of New Dining Services Director

Feb 13, 2014
TINTON FALLS, NJ - Seabrook announced today that Mary Beth Sheehan has been promoted to dining services director at the community. Mary Beth joined the Seabrook team in January 2011 as restaurant manager for the community's continuing care neighborhood and was then promoted to assistant dining director in April 2012. Mary Beth brings to Seabrook over 25 years of experience in acute care, long term care, sub-acute care, and assisted living experience. Seabrook Executive Director Art Sparks said, "We value Mary Beth's professional knowledge as a registered dietician and  her passion for customer service and employee engagement. Seabrook has benefited...

Seabrook Turns Red to Raise Awareness for Women's Heart Health

Feb 13, 2014
TINTON FALLS, NJ - Seabrook residents and staff donned their brightest red to raise awareness about heart disease in women as part of the national Go Red For Women Day®. Seabrook Community Services Manager Judy Seger, along with other departments at Seabrook, brought the 'Go Red' event to the community. She said, "According to the American Heart Association, more women die of cardiovascular disease than the next five causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer. By bringing the 'Go Red' campaign to Seabrook, our goal was to raise awareness about the dangers of heart disease and send a message that there are...

Residents From The Gardens at Seabrook Fill Care Packages With Love For Asbury Park Non-Profit

Feb 11, 2014
TINTON FALLS, NJ - With Valentine's Day around the corner, some residents at The Gardens at Seabrook (the active adult retirement community's skilled nursing/assisted living neighborhood) wanted to continue a tradition of reaching out to a special organization by touching its clients through care packages with "love and prayer." For five years now, each February, Seabrook residents have gathered at The Gardens to create the care packages for clients from The Center in Asbury Park - a volunteer-based not-for-profit service organization that provides support services for people in Monmouth County living with HIV/AIDS, and their caregivers. This year, the residents...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Seabrook Seniors Assemble Valentine's Day Gift Packages For Clients of "The Center" in Asbury Park

Feb 6, 2014
TINTON FALLS, NJ - For five years now, each February, residents at Seabrook have created care packages for clients from The Center in Asbury Park - a volunteer-based not-for-profit service organization that provides support services for people in Monmouth County living with HIV/AIDS, and their caregivers. This year, the residents will continue this tradition, assembling 100 gift packs, which will include Valentine's Day candies, tissues, pens and an inspirational prayer at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11th at The Gardens at Seabrook. Media will have the opportunity to take warm-hearted photos of seniors creating care packages of love and inspiration...

Seabrook Celebrates 15th Anniversary in Grand Fashion

Nov 6, 2013
TINTON FALLS, NJ -- On October 13, 1997, ceremonial shovels stabbed into a cleared patch of land off of Essex Rd. near the Garden State Parkway in the Borough of Tinton Falls. What was being christened that day was not just a mound of dirt for another housing development, but the genesis of what would become a life changing, positive and vibrant way of life for many seniors who would call a place named Seabrook their new home. One year later, Seabrook opened its doors to the first residents, and 15 years from that milestone, the home to so many...

Seabrook Resident Dabs His Virtual Paintbrush And Takes Home First Place In Art Competition

Jul 22, 2013
[caption id="attachment_64734" align="alignnone" width="305"] Seabrook resident Lou Rivera displaying First Place winner "Winter's Day."[/caption] TINTON FALLS, NJ - Seabrook resident Lou Rivera has been painting for years. He has immersed himself in various artistic media, including acrylic and watercolor, with the later being his favorite. He is, however, open to new ideas - new imaginative ways of expression. This mindset has propelled him to a First Place finish in the category of Computer Imagery in the Monmouth County Office on Aging 2013 Monmouth County Senior Citizen Annual Art Show . The show is taking place through the...

More Than $112,000 Raised For Seabrook Scholars Fund Rewarding 39 Area Students

Jun 11, 2013
TINTON FALLS, NJ - With the school year finished, Seabrook held its own special "graduation" ceremony to honor 39 area high school students who work at the continuing care retirement community in the restaurants.  These students will now be the proud beneficiaries of the Seabrook Scholars Fund, which provides money for their upcoming college or secondary school education. During the ceremony, each student received a scholarship totaling $4,800; $600 for four years of full-time undergraduate study.  Funding for the scholarships is based upon voluntary donations made by residents.  The scholarship funding is paid directly to the students' respective secondary education...

Gary Engelstad Honored at Seabrook

Jun 7, 2013
TINTON FALLS, NJ - In his role as Director of Resident Life, Gary Engelstad oversees the success of resident programs, activities and services at Seabrook, including the community's very talented theatrical group the Seabrook Performers. This group of some 100 members honored Engelstad on May 21st, for his support, and they caught him totally by surprise. At Seabrook's regular monthly resident town hall meeting, Lindo Meli, director of the Seabrook Performers, presented the award to Engelstad. He spoke first of the acting troupe's upcoming show A Taste of The Best of Broadway II. Then Mr. Meli thanked Engelstad for his...