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The Wizard of Seabrook Brings Magical Excitement to the Active Adult Community

Jun 7, 2012
Seabrook Performers Create Original Production- Seventh Show Hits Center Stage at Seabrook TINTON FALLS, NJ - Lights, camera, action! A group of talented residents are ready for all of it as they are putting the final touches on the upcoming performances of the original play The Wizard of Seabrook Village, which will run the weekend of June 9th - 11th. The play, which features magic, majesty and marvelous music, will thrill the audience as Seabrook residents and staff hone their acting and musical skills for a ride down the yellow brick road of sorts. The screenplay was put together by...

Senior Volunteers Are a Significant Force in the United States, and at Seabrook

May 8, 2012
As More and More Older Americans Are Finding That Helping Others Helps Them, Seabrook Volunteers Have Held This Secret for Years TINTON FALLS, NJ - According to USA Today, Baby Boomers are important volunteers, and they are impressive in number - an astounding 77 million.  May is Older Americans Month and it is wonderful time to celebrate the impact that this cohort make within society, including the volunteer work that they do to make life better for others. Seniors are living longer, healthier lives and they bring life experiences, skills and passion to the work that they continue to do...

Seabrook goes New Orleans as pancake flipping contest brings a taste of Fat Tuesday to seniors

Feb 24, 2012
TINTON FALLS, NJ - Laissez les bons temps rouler - Let the good times roll! A bit of the Big Easy was bountiful at Seabrook as residents and staff celebrated Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday in grand fashion with a little competition to also honor National Pancake Day. A room full of people, regaled in colorful beads and masks moved to the sounds of traditional Mardi Gras music as they watched 15 participants take part in the First Annual Seabrook Musical Pancake Competition - A Mardi Gras Flippin' Good Time! Ever heard of the children's game musical chairs?  The premise of this...

Renaissance Gardens at Seabrook Residents Fill Care Packages With Love for Asbury Park Non-Profit

Feb 7, 2012
Annual Service Project Aimed at Reaching Out to Help Friends in Local Community TINTON FALLS, NJ - With Valentine's Day around the corner, some residents at Renaissance Gardens at Seabrook (the assisted living and skilled nursing neighborhood at Seabrook) wanted to continue a tradition of reaching out to a very special organization by touching its clients through care packages with "love and prayer." For three years now, each February, the residents at Renaissance Gardens at Seabrook have created these care packages of love for those who utilize services offered by The Center in Asbury Park - a volunteer-based not-for-profit service...

At Seabrook, A "Sea of Red" of Residents and Staff Recognize the Importance of Fighting Heart Disease

Feb 6, 2012
An Apple A Day Keeps The "Silent Killer" Away - Community Places Fruit On Plates During Dinner to Raise Awareness of Illness 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®.  They also took a bite out of an apple to keep heart disease away. The Seabrook Dining Services Department placed an apple on each dinner plate at its two restaurants for each resident to raise awareness of the Go Red campaign. With one out of three women still...

Seabrook Residents Provide Annual Gifts to Staffers to Thank Them For Their Special Service Just in Time for Holidays

Dec 19, 2011
Fund Yields Nearly $200,000 for Hourly Employees Through Kindness of Residents Who Recognize Excellence and Compassion During Staff Appreciation Fund TINTON FALLS, NJ - The wonderful relationship between the residents of Seabrook and the staff who serve them was once again demonstrated through the annual Staff Appreciation Fund, a program that recognizes employees for their hard work and dedication throughout the year.  A total of $196,000 was raised by residents for staffers this year. Even in a down economic period residents found it in their hearts to donate money to the staff members who work at the community on a...

Seabrook Residents Collect Toys for Tots to Make Holidays Bright for Children

Dec 6, 2011
TINTON FALLS, N.J. - Seabrook's residents and staff regularly donate their time, efforts and gifts to a whole host of charities and organizations throughout the year.  The community celebrated its latest effort, collecting toys to support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. This year's collection yielded approximately 600 toys, which the Marine Corps will distribute to needy children during this holiday season.  The Marine Toys for Tots drive at Seabrook was started by resident June Bayles 12 years ago. Some of the gifts collected, included stuffed animals, games, coloring books, dolls, educational toys, costume jewelry and dress-up clothing.  The toys...

Seabrook Residents Once Again Trot Their Way to Help Deliver Turkeys to Monmouth County Needy

Nov 23, 2011
Annual Event Helps Collect 424 Turkeys for Monmouth County Charities TINTON FALLS, NJ - In its ongoing effort to reach out to help the community, Seabrook Village once again did its part to help families during the 13th Annual Turkey Trot.  The event is a yearly fun event where residents collect turkeys for underprivileged families for the upcoming holiday season. Four hundred and twenty four turkeys were loaded up by residents and staff and then shipped out to the Bradley Food Pantry and Interfaith Neighbors - two Monmouth County organizations that help the needy. The Turkey Trot event, which is...

Seabrook Resident Recalls His Time as a Buffalo Soldier as Veterans' Day Approaches

Nov 7, 2011
Ben Stewart Served Country as Part of a Unit That is Often a Forgotten Part of World War II History TINTON FALLS, NJ - Seabrook resident Ben Stewart recalls that his experience as a World War II veteran was one filled with adventure, service and survival.  He was part of a special fraternity known as the Buffalo Soldiers. As a Buffalo Soldier, serving in the 92nd U.S. Army Infantry Division, Mr. Stewart endured the crossfire of Nazi soldiers in Northern Italy.  He helped U.S. forces break through the Gothic Line, the last major line of defense in the final stages...

Seabrook "Baby Blankie Makers" Create Blankets of Love to Warm Children for Cold Months Ahead

Oct 10, 2011
Resident-Driven Community Group Sharpen Their Needles and Their Craft for Benefit of Volunteerism TINTON FALLS, NJ - More than four dozen handmade blankets, created by residents of the Seabrook active independent adult community were finished, setup, sorted and readied for shipping and distribution to children in Monmouth County just in time for the cold months ahead. The Seabrook Baby Blankie Makers are a group of approximately 20 women who have honed their craft, and created the blankets for the groups Hispanic Affairs and Interfaith Neighbors in Monmouth County. The group of ladies, who meet quarterly to share their work and...