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Newsday McPeak's Celebration of National Assisted Living Week

September 25, 2017

McPeak's celebrated National Assisted Living Week with the theme of "Family is Forever."
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McPeak's Celebrates National Assisted Living Week - September 10 to 16

September 6, 2017

McPeak's Assisted Living is celebrating National Assisted Living Week (NALW) and its 2017 theme of "Family is Forever."
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Daredevil Dazzles McPeak's Residents

November 7, 2016

Owen Quinn visited McPeak's to discuss life in the air as a skydiver and aerial stuntman.
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Tradition of Caregiving

May 16, 2016

Caregiving is a family tradition for the McPeaks. Sixty years ago, registered nurses James and Katherine McPeak founded McPeak's Assisted Living in Patchogue. Today, their son James McPeak Jr. runs the 51-bed business, housed in a Victorian mansion built in 1924.
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McPeak's Assisted Living Resident Edwin J. Weinmann Recently Celebrated 100th Birthday

May 14, 2016

Surrounded by family and friends, Edwin J. Weinmann celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday, May 14 at McPeak's Assisted Living Facility in Patchogue, New York. A member of the "Greatest Generation," Mr. Weinmann served as a munitions expert in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945 and received several Medals of Honor for his bravery during World War II.
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McPeak's Assisted Living Resident Edwin J. Weinmann Celebrates 100th Birthday

April 29, 2016

McPeak's Assisted Living resident Edwin John Weinmann will celebrate his 100th Birthday at the assisted living facility on Saturday, May 14. Today, Mr. Weinmann, who shares a birth year with Kirk Douglas and Jackie Gleason, as well as the Professional Golf Association (PGA), Wrigley Field and the National Park service, lives a very happy and healthy life at Mc Peak's.
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McPeak's Assisted Living Shines for its Diamond Jubilee

February 26, 2016

Like its residents, McPeak's Assisted Living only gets better with age. The family owned and operated assisted living facility, based in Patchogue, New York, is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee this year. Founded in 1956 by registered nurses, James and Katherine McPeak, the Long Island adult care home has an extensive history of providing exemplary senior living services.
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McPeak's Assisted Living Honors its Residents During Celebration of Life Month

January 1, 2016

In recognition of Celebration of Life Month, McPeak's Assisted Living has taken initiatives to honor the lives of its residents, incorporate a daily recreational schedule reflective of their interests and around-the-clock services that nourish their mind, body and spiritual needs, which helping to preserve their dignity.
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McPeak's Assisted Living Named One of Long Island Business News' Health Care Heroes of 2015

November 17, 2015

Due to its "outstanding service" and "safe, clean environment," McPeak's Assisted Living was named one of Long Island Business News' (LIBN) 2015 "Health Care Heroes" in the Assisted Living Facility category.
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McPeak's Assisted Living Calls Attention to National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness and Caregivers Month

October 26, 2015

Since its inception in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan, November has been designated as National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Since then, the month's honor has extended to additionally recognize all of the nation's caregivers, like those who support patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. In recognition of this national initiative, McPeak's Assisted Living is honoring its dementia patients and its staff of professional caregivers who tend to the needs of all residents.
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McPeak's Celebrates National Assisted Living Week

September 15, 2015

McPeak's Assisted Living is celebrating National Assisted Living Week® (NALW) and its 2015 theme of "Nourishing Life: Mind, Body, Spirit." A dedication to the variety of ways in which caregivers care for the whole resident, NALW 2015 aims to provide residents with unique holistic services to nourish their mental, physical and spiritual needs.
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Residents Revel in the Classics, Courtesy of Nina Et cetera

August 14, 2015

On July 24, residents of McPeak's Assisted Living and their family members were treated to a special performance courtesy of Nina Et cetera.
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Residents and Their Families Celebrate the Holiday Season at McPeak's Annual Party

December 22, 2014

On December 12, residents of McPeak's Assisted Living and their family members celebrated the holiday season at McPeak's Annual Christmas Party.
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Residents Celebrate Italian Heritage as Part of Upcoming Patchogue Italian Festival of St. Liberata

September 19, 2014

Residents at McPeak's Assisted Living gathered together to celebrate their Italian heritage in honor of the upcoming Patchogue Italian Festival of St. Liberata, which will take place on September 27th.
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McPeak's Assisted Living Residents Participate in Annual Egg Roll Contest and Egg Coloring Activity

April 28, 2014

On April 18, residents at McPeak's Assisted Living celebrated the Easter holiday by rolling eggs down the hallway and decorating hard-boiled ones, which took place in the establishment's dining area.
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McPeak's Assisted Living Residents Take Part in Annual Tree Trimming

December 19, 2013

On December 11, residents at McPeak's Assisted Living celebrated the holidays by trimming the Christmas tree inside the facility's lounge area. As residents took turns decorating the tree, they enjoyed eggnog and cookies, listened to holiday music and sang Christmas carols.
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Residents and Their Families Celebrate the Holiday Season at McPeak's Annual Party

December 18, 2013

On December 13, residents and their family members commemorated the holiday season by attending McPeak's Annual Christmas Party, which took place in the establishment's dining area. Read More


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McPeak's Residents Learn to Create Their Own Poetry through Music

October 17, 2013

On October 9, McPeak's Assisted Living welcomed The Poetry Connection's Founder/CEO, Stacy Santini, to teach its residents how to express themselves by writing poetry, using music and singing. Read More


 

McPeak's Praises Governor Cuomo for Honoring Assisted Living Facilities

September 6, 2013

James McPeak, Owner, McPeak's Assisted Living, says New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's recognition of assisted living facilities through a proclamation he issued will help more people understand the benefits of assisted living and the amenities it offers the elderly. Read More


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Son of McPeak's Assisted Living Resident Offers Painting as an Expression of Gratitude to Its Staff

July 22, 2013

Northport resident Marc Salmin recently donated a painting he made to McPeak's Assisted Living to show the facility's staff members his appreciation of the way they care for his father, Alex. Mr. Salmin's father has been a resident of McPeak's since 2011. Read More


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Continuing to make investments to ensure a safe and comfortable residence while maintaining a traditional home-like setting

May 14, 2013

Work on a new roof for McPeak's began today. We lost many tiles during Superstorm Sandy; however, none of the residents were impacted... Read More


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McPeak's Assisted Living Celebrates Christmas

December 19, 2012

More than one hundred people came out for McPeak's Assisted Living's annual Christmas party on December 14.Residents and their families enjoyed ... Read More


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McPeak's Assisted Living Residents Take Part in Tree Trimming

December 12, 2012

On December 7, residents at McPeak's Assisted Living celebrated the holidays by trimming two of the Christmas trees inside the facility's lounge area and ... Read More


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McPeak's Assisted Living Named One of Long Island Business News' Health Care Heroes of 2012

December 5, 2012

Due to its "outstanding service" and "safe, clean environment," McPeak's Assisted Living was named one of Long Island Business News' "Health Care ... Read More


 

McPeak's Assisted Living Offers A Cost-Effective Option for Independent Seniors

November 12, 2012

James McPeak, Owner, McPeak's Assisted Living, says assisted living for senior citizens proves to be more economical than staying in a nursing home or renting an apartment. Read More


McPeak's Resident Maria Teresa Brana Celebrates 100th Birthday

McPeak's Resident Maria Teresa Brana Celebrates 100th Birthday

January 30, 2012

On January 26, Maria Teresa "Tess" Brana celebrated her 100th birthday with fellow residents at McPeak's Assisted Living. Read More


Residents and Their Loved Ones Celebrate the Holidays at McPeak's Christmas Party

Residents and Their Loved Ones Celebrate the Holidays at McPeak's Christmas Party

January 10, 2012

On December 16, residents at McPeak's Assisted Living were joined by their loved ones during McPeak's Christmas party. Read More


Patchogue-Medford High School Key Club Members Strike a Pose at McPeak's Assisted Living

Patchogue-Medford High School Key Club Members Strike a Pose at McPeak's Assisted Living

August 5, 2011

On June 28, members of the Patchogue-Medford High School Key Club put on a fashion show for the residents at McPeak's Assisted Living. Read More
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A Place Where Everyone Knows Your Name

A Place Where Everyone Knows Your Name

May 12, 2011
Long Island Advance

Betty Smith, 83, loves to dance and play the piano. And Alex Salmin, 87, who always wanted to play, is learning it. And Nick Mazzillo, 89, who is president of the residents council, is a big bingo winner. Read More


Best of Long Island 2011

Best of Long Island 2011

2011

McPeak's Assisted Living has been voted by Long Island Press readers as "Best of Long Island 2011" Best Assisted Living Facility. Read More


Pass that Sash!

Pass that Sash!

March 2011

Last year's Grand Marshal for the Greater Patchogue Foundation's St. Patrick's Day Parade, Kevin McGiff passes the sash... Friends include...James McPeak. Read More


Residents and Their Loved Ones Celebrate the Holidays at McPeak’s Christmas Party

Residents and Their Loved Ones Celebrate the Holidays at McPeak's Christmas Party

December 23, 2010

On December 17, residents at McPeak's Assisted Living were joined by their loved ones during McPeak's Christmas party. Read More


McPeak's Assisted Living Residents Take Part in Tree Trimming

McPeak's Assisted Living Residents Take Part in Tree Trimming

December 14, 2010

On December 10, residents at McPeak's Assisted Living celebrated the holidays by trimming two of the Christmas trees inside the facility's lounge area and TV room. Read More


McPeak's Provides Guidance for Recognizing Elderly’s Ability to Live Independently during Holiday Season

McPeak's Provides Guidance for Recognizing Elderly's Ability to Live Independently during Holiday Season

December 9, 2010

This holiday season, McPeak's Assisted Living suggests that those with aging relatives take note of any changes in their loved one's well-being or behavior. Read More


 

McPeak's Assisted Living Offers Cost-Effective Option for Independent Seniors

July 20, 2010

James McPeak, Owner, McPeak's Assisted Living, says assisted living for senior citizens proves to be more economical than staying in the home or renting an apartment. Assisted living still provides the independence that many senior citizens desire, but at a fraction of the cost. Read More


Local Girl Scouts Celebrate Valentine's Day with Residents at McPeak's Assisted Living

Local Girl Scouts Celebrate Valentine's Day with Residents at McPeak's Assisted Living

February 19, 2010

On February 14, as part of their community service, Emily Antos, a Junior Girl Scout from Troop 137, and Victoria Mercouris, a Cadette Girl Scout from Troop 3030, distributed handmade Valentine's Day cards to residents at McPeak's Assisted Living. Read More


 

McPeak's Provides Guidance for Recognizing Elderly's Ability to Live Independently During Holiday Season

November 30, 2009

As seniors age, those who see them daily can often find it difficult to notice changes in their health and behavior. As families get together for the holidays, it may be a perfect time for family members to pay attention to elderly loved ones and discuss their health, well-being and options for assisted living. Read More


McPeak's Assisted Living Undergoes "Green" Renovation

McPeak's Assisted Living Undergoes "Green" Renovation

November 10, 2009

James McPeak, Owner, McPeak's Assisted Living, announced that the facility has undergone a "green" renovation, updating the 53-year-old facility, while maintaining its boutique, homelike décor. Mr. McPeak worked with Carol Reitz-Butler, Designer/Owner, Alchemy Design, on modernizing and renovating the assisted living facility, at a cost of approximately $100,000. Read More


Teresa Donovan Celebrates 105th Birthday

Teresa Donovan Celebrates 105th Birthday

December 10, 2008

Teresa Donovan celebrated her 105th birthday on December 8 at McPeak's Assisted Living with staff and fellow residents. In celebration of her birthday, they played a game of table bowling, which is Ms. Donovan's favorite pastime at the facility. She prides herself as being a very good and very competitive table bowler. Read More