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Summer Vacations

As Labor Day approaches and the cool weather returns, our summertime activities start to wane. The last official day for bar-b-ques and vacations is the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day. Let’s face it, everyone loves a good vacation! This is even more so for the residents at ARC. This summer our residents were able to …

Springing Into the Next Phase

Spring has sprung like cherry blossoms on trees. And just like the flowers, ARC is also experiencing a re-emergence. On Monday, April 12th, the Pre-Vocational Program resumed in person workshops. During the last year, resident and non-resident participants were only able to meet via Zoom. Although still able to work with staff on their goals, …

Connecting with ARC

The last year has revealed the importance and power of simple contact. We could no longer rely on expressing our feelings through gesture. That hug to comfort, that high five to celebrate, the way we connected with each other had to change. We had to find new ways of showing appreciation and love. So humanity …

Music with the Conservatory

This is the time of year that holiday music plays on the radio, on television, in the streets and in the air. Whether or not you like holiday music, it has the ability to signal that Fall is almost gone and the winter solstice is coming. The days are getting shorter and the temperature is …