Special Days in September

September 7, 2018 — September 2 – 8: National Kiss a Bald Head Week September 2 – 8: National Waffle Week September 3: Labor Day September 3 – 9: Mental Health Workers’ Week September 5: National Cheese Pizza Day September 6: National Coffee Ice Cream Day September 6: NFL Season Starts September 5: 20th Anniversary of the Founding of... Read More

Charlotte’s Success Story

September 7, 2018 — Charlotte S. was a Med Tech and her husband worked as a Boat Captain with the Ferry System when they lived in Washington State. They retired to Casa Grande 24 years ago to be on dry land. Her husband passed away in 2010. Charlotte became a resident at La Estancia after having a TIA in... Read More

Activity Highlights

September 7, 2018 — September 7th: Music with Gladys @ 10:30 am September 17th: Music with: Carlotta & Mark @ 10:30 am September 25th: Community Bingo @ 2:30 pm

September 9th is National Teddy Bear Day: When Teddy Bears Began

September 7, 2018 — The first Teddy Bear was designed and made by Rose and Morris Michtom. The Michtoms were influenced by Teddy Roosevelt and Clifford Berryman. In November 1902, President Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt traveled to Mississippi to settle a border dispute between Louisiana and Mississippi. The President, having a little free time, went on a hunting trip. The... Read More

Say Hello to Maddie: Our New Weekend Activity Assistant

September 7, 2018 — Madison graduated in 2016 Summa Cum Laude from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in English with an Emphasis in Creative Writing. Her honors emphasis was in International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution. I am originally from the Puget Sound region of Washington state (average of 150-175 cloudy and/or rainy days per year).... Read More


August 9, 2018 — Congratulations to Cookie D. for becoming our new Resident Council Vice President. Cookie served as a VP and secretary several years ago for her church choir and decided she would like to take on this new challenge.

Simon’s Success Story!

August 9, 2018 — Simon B. was born in Phoenix and is the youngest of three children. When he arrived at LE is was using a wheel chair and required four weeks of extensive physical therapy to be able to walk using a walker. He has now been out of his wheelchair for two weeks. Simon never lets anything... Read More

Special Days in August

August 9, 2018 — Aug. 1 National Girlfriends Day Aug. 2 National Coloring Book Day Aug. 2 National Ice Cream Sandwich Day Aug. 4 National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day Aug. 4 U. S. Coast Guard Day Aug. 5 National Friendship Day Aug. 5 Work like a Dog Day Aug. 6 Wiggle Your Toes Day Aug. 9 Book Lover’s Day... Read More