"When you pine for the sunshine of a friendly gazeFor the holidays you can't beat home, sweet home"
There's no place like H.O.M.E. for the holidays, it's true. Just like in homes across the city and country, decorations are up and good tidings are shared among good friends, neighbors, and family in our buildings and in the community.
We often refer to our community of staff, residents, clients, and supporters as "the H.O.M.E. family." During the holiday season it is perhaps more evident that we have a special connection with one another.
"It’s warm and it’s comfortable and friendly and it just feels like having a really nice family around you. If you don’t have a lot of close relatives, this is the next best thing.”
Christine has made friends like Judy who she says is like a big sister she never thought she needed.
This time of year, like families everywhere, H.O.M.E. sees more visitors and loved ones stopping by, and more messages of joy and comfort than we usually do. Here are just a few things that are keeping spirits bright at H.O.M.E. this season: