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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – December 7

— Pearl Harbor was once known only for its ample supply of pearl oysters. No one would have ever dreamed that this harbor would become the reason that the United States entered into World War II. It is now known for one of the most infamous tragedies that occurred on December 7, 1941. 2,335 US soldiers... Read More

New Employee Corner

— Tarpon Point would like to Welcome our New Employee Darranda Heggs, Respiratory Therapist. Darranda has been a Respiratory Therapist for 10 years. Originally was in nursing school and switched her career path to respiratory therapy as it was a challenging field and loves the critical thinking it brings. Darranda was born and raised here in... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

— Being the newest addition to the Tarpon Point family I would like to introduce myself to all of you. I was born and raised in New Jersey and eventually moved to Pennsylvania. Later my wife Chris and I relocated to beautiful Sarasota sixteen years ago from Northeastern Pennsylvania. I enjoy the outdoors, gardening and fishing.... Read More

Candy Canes Are Festive and Fun!

— Candy canes are everyone’s favorite holiday treat. Their versatility makes them perfect for all kinds of decorative uses! Candy canes can be crushed or used whole in holiday arts and crafts projects. You can find candy canes sprinkled inside of cookies and other delicious Christmas recipes. Candy canes make great ornaments. You can buy real... Read More

Five Ways to Make a Mid-Season Holiday Change

— Start a holiday journal. Every evening write down three things you noticed that day, things that connected you with the meanings of the holidays. Meet or talk with someone new. Do you know your neighbors? Talking to someone new can be daunting, but remember start with a smile. Don’t know where to begin? Ask them... Read More

International Chocolate Day

— Residents at Tarpon Point enjoyed an afternoon of Chocolate Covered Stuff. Have you ever had chocolate covered strawberries? How about Chocolate covered raspberries or potato chips? Marshmallows? Resident got their hands in chocolate and enjoyed delicious treats.

Did You Know There Is More To Activities Than Bingo?

— Bingo is a very popular game here at Tarpon Point, but not everyone enjoys covering numbers all day long. Tarpon Point offers multiple activities daily. If bingo is not your thing how about gardening, karaoke, arts and crafts, baking or experiment with science. You have multiple choices for what you would like for entertainment. Mary... Read More

Employee Spotlight

— This month’s Employee Highlight is Mary H., Activities Assistant. Mary started with Tarpon January 2019. “I enjoy working with the residents on a daily basis. I love interacting with people and finding ways to help people. I thoroughly enjoy coming to work everyday.”

Success Story: Sony D.

— Mr. Sony D. came to us after suffering a stroke that left him blind. Now after a few weeks he has recovered much of his sight and function and will be returning home. “I had a good experience at Tarpon Point and the therapists are very good!” Says Mr. D.

Letter from the Administrator

— At Tarpon Point, service is a core component of our mission and we strive to surpass the expectations of residents, families, friends, and the community that we dedicatedly serve. As part of our commitment to our residents, we aim to create a hospitable, comfortable, and homey environment with an emphasis on patient-centered care to encourage... Read More