Nazareth House San Rafael is home to an active senior population, many who take advantage of various community activities in the surrounding area.
Local cafes and shops are on a short walk away. The local high school baseball team invites residents to come cheer them on during home games.
Whether it’s sitting for a spell or participating in a good game of Wii bowling, residents here fill their days with meaningful activities.
It’s been this way for more than a half century and there’s no sign of slowing down for the 125-plus seniors who call Nazareth House San Rafael home.
The various backgrounds, educations and leisure-time passions make for a good mix of people in a place that warms the soul and challenges the mind.
Resident input drives the daily calendar of events and activities.
Residents participate in a council to make sure their voices are heard. Feedback is vital as well as kudos for a job well done.
“I moved to Nazareth House in 2003 and I haven’t regretted my decision since,” said long-time resident Agnes de Patta. “I can say without one reservation that this was the perfect decision for me.”
Agnes gets nods of appreciation from her friends when she talks about how peaceful living here can be. That, and the fact that there’s hardly a dull moment.