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Halloween Events in Southern California Bring Young and Old Together for a Ghoulish Good Time
Date:10/30/2007

150+ Nursing Homes in California will simultaneously open their doors

Wednesday to Trick or Treaters and the media are invited to cover the festivities

INLAND EMPIRE, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not every day pirates and gypsies visit a nursing home. Nurse administrators don't often see miniature witches and 3-foot-tall bumblebees, and little goblins rarely get to meet 90-year-old soldiers or 80-year-young ballerinas! But at more than 150 nursing homes in California this Halloween, it's going to be a different story.

"Our nursing homes are a part of the community, and we want as much interaction with our neighbors as possible," said Betsy Hite, Director of Public Affairs for the California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF), which is coordinating the statewide event. "So we're inviting children to visit their participating neighborhood nursing home between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Halloween to trick or treat, play games, show off their costumes, and just generally have fun." (A list of participating nursing homes in the Inland Empire area is attached.)

The statewide Halloween event began as an idea of the Association to which many of the state's nursing homes belong. "We want our nursing homes to be as comfortable and home-like as possible, and so many of the elderly in our care have such fond memories of seeing the little ones come trick or treating in our homes," said Rebecca Turner, Chair of the Association's Public Advocacy Committee. "With the neighborhood children coming by, it gives our elder citizens the opportunity to share in the Halloween fun."

Children between the ages of 5 and 12, along with their parents, are invited to trick or treat at participating facilities from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on October 31st. There will be treats, games, costume prizes and other fun activities. For more information call a nursing home on the attached list. "This is such a fun time for little kids," Turner said. "And when these children get to interact in a fun, positive way with our elderly folks, everyone smiles."

Inland Empire Halloween Participating Nursing Homes:

Plott Nursing Home

800 E 5th Street

Ontario, CA 91764

(909) 984-8629

Waterman Convalescent Hospital

1850 N Waterman Ave

San Bernardino, CA 92404

(909) 882-1215

Orangetree Convalescent Hospital

4000 Harrison St

Riverside, CA 92509

(951) 785-6060

Mt. Rubidox Convalescent Hospital

6401 33rd St

Riverside, CA 92509

(951) 681-2200

Del Rosa Villa

2018 Del Rosa Ave

San Bernardino, CA 92404

(909) 885-3261

Valencia Palms Nursing Center

82262 Valencia Ave

P.O. Box 1860

Indio, CA 92201

(760) 347-6000

Indio Nursing & Rehab

47763 Monroe St

Indio, CA 92201

(760) 347-0750

Valencia Palms Nursing Center

82262 Valencia Ave

P.O. Box 1860

Indio, CA 92201

(760) 347-6000

Braswell's Colonial Care

1618 Laurel Ave

Redlands, CA 92373

(714) 792-6050

Apple Valley Christian Care Center

11959 Apple Valley Rd

Apple Valley, CA 92308

(760) 240-5051

Community Care on Palm

4768 Palm Ave

Riverside, CA 92501

(951) 686-9001

Devonshire Care Center

1350 E Devonshire Ave

Hemet, CA 92544

(909) 925-2571

Braswell's Community Convalescent Center

13542 2nd Street

Yucapia, CA 92399

(909) 795-2421

Braswell's Yucaipa Valley CH

35253 Avenue H

Yucaipa, CA 92399

(909) 795-2476

Country Villa Hacienda

1311 East Date Street

San Bernardino, CA 92404

(909) 882-3316


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