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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

— Our Annual Fundraiser for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s has officially started . Every year Tarpon Point participates with hundreds of community members at Benderson Park in the World’s Largest Event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our goal this year is $4,000. Various fundraisers will be held at the... Read More

October 26th is National Pumpkin Day

— Fall is here, and we’re ready for pumpkin everything! It’s the perfect time to indulge in pumpkin bars, pies, cookies, coffee, cheesecake, pasta, roasted seeds, and oatmeal. On October 26th we celebrate our favorite spooky and silly decoration and food, the pumpkin! Is there anything pumpkins can’t do? White pumpkins are the newest fad in... Read More

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

— This past summer, Tarpon Point residents, attended their annual Tampa Bay Rays baseball game. Armed with peanuts and cracker jacks our residents invaded Tropicana Stadium to watch The Rays play the Boston Red Sox. For some it had been years since they were able to attend a game, for others, their first. Entering the stadium... Read More

Painting with a Twist

— Tarpon Point offers a wide variety of activities for social, physical and spiritual stimulation. One of our newest activities is “Painting with a Twist”. Residents are able to express themselves through a variety of strokes and colors. Painting with a Twist offers a unique experience to our residents providing an opportunity to relax, forget the... Read More

October 14 is Dessert Day: Five Simply Delicious Dessert Hacks

— There may not be a better dessert than a mouth-watering slice of pie fresh from the oven, but serving your pie with a dollop of whipped cream, or “a la mode” with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, may dress up this treat. Add a dash of creativity and a simple pie becomes a true... Read More

Fall Craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

— Supplies needed: a pine cone, vegetable shortening, oatmeal bird seed, and some string. Start by mixing together 1/2 cup of the shortening with 2 1/2 cups oatmeal and mix until well blended. (Optional: Add dried fruit, chopped nuts, or sunflower seeds.) Tie a string to the top of the pine cone and then apply the... Read More

National Preparedness Month: Prepare Yourself for Whatever Comes Your Way

— Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. It can force you to evacuate your neighborhood, workplace or school or can confine you to your home. Here are some tips for preparing for natural disasters: Get to know the types of disasters that can occur in your community. Make an evacuation plan. Practice this plan with... Read More

Find Balance with the Autumn Equinox

— The equinox happens twice annually: once in March (spring equinox), and once in September (autumn equinox.) The autumn equinox, also known as the first day of fall, will be celebrated around the world on September 23rd this year. What is an equinox? The term equinox comes from the Latin words aequus and nox. These words... Read More

Oktoberfest begins Saturday, September 21st

— The Oktoberfest festival celebrates Bavarian Beer and lasts for several weeks each year starting in September and ending in October. The tradition is nearly 200 years old and is one of the world’s great seasonal festivals. It is held every fall in Munich, Bavaria, and in many other locations around the world. Festival events include... Read More

September 14th is Live Creative Day: Ways to Enhance Your Creativity

— Keep an Idea Journal. Do this regularly, and you may often start having more ideas the moment you start to write. Allow yourself the freedom to think outside the box. Aim for Quantity. Generate lot of ideas for you to go through later. With a large list of ideas, you’ll have more options to choose... Read More