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About Skilled Nursing

The Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center residents benefit from comprehensive nursing, medical and rehabilitation programs.

A broad spectrum of on-site medical services overseen by our board certified geriatrician, Dr. David LeVine, include:

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Baking Buddies Make Sufganiyot for Chanukah

Residents of The Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center make sufganiyot for Chanukah.

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Unmasked! Story behind Bibi-signed auction item

During the Masked Ball next spring to celebrate Menorah Manor’s 30th anniversary, there will be a silent auction of masks signed by a host of celebrities, but the biggest coup and the mask with the most historic value undoubtedly will be the one former Seminole resident Eric Lynn brought back from Israel.

Pictured above, Eric Lynn

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Raymond Visits Menorah Manor

Residents of The Samson Nursing Center celebrated the World Series today with a visit from Raymond, The Tampa Bay Ray's mascot.

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Menorah Manor Creates Sukkot and Simchat Torah Celebrations

I have had two recent experiences that were gratifying, satisfying and inspirational – and they both occurred at the place where I am privileged to work – Menorah Manor.

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Menorah Manor's New Puree Dining Program is a Success

Monday, August 4th marked the first day of Menorah Manor's new Puree Dining Program. Under the program, residents on a puree diet receive meals which are shaped to closely resemble meatloaf, chicken, mashed potatoes, sandwiches, and other food.

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Menorah Manor Introduces New Pureed Dining Program

Beginning in late fall, The Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center will initiate a restaurant-style dining program. The program, already in effect at both of Menorah Manor’s assisted living communities (The Toby Weinman Assisted Living Residence and The Inn on the Pond), will provide residents with a dining experience that preserves dignity and provides choice. Menu options will be offered for a week, along with daily specials. Residents will be served by staff who provide personalized service.

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Resident Spotlight--Lorraine Pepin

Lorraine Pepin, resident of The Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center, a Menorah Manor community, has a talent that is a lost art form. Pepin has a talent of hand-sewing quilts. She states, “I enjoy sewing quilts because it’s relaxing. It’s therapeutic for me.” After sewing so many quilts, she says she does not have a favorite.

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Passover Message from Rabbi Leah M. Herz

It is hard to believe that Passover will be here in just a few, short weeks.  As some of you know from past years, this is a very busy period of time as we work to make sure that The Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center, The Toby Weinman Assisted Living Residence and The Inn on the Pond are all completely ready for the eight day holiday.

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Samson Nursing Center Resident Reacts to Music and Memory Program

When a traumatic event occurs and someone moves into a nursing home, his or her life can be turned upside down—especially someone who is experiencing symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia. This was the case for Mr. Rossie Newson. One of Rossie’s passions has always been music. His son noticed that when he transported Rossie in the car, his dad would come alive and dance to the music on the radio, but when at The Samson Nursing Center, Rossie would keep his eyes closed and remain nonverbal.