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Good Samaritan Nursing Home’s Annual Fall Festival

November 1st, 2014

West Islip, NY - On October 13, Good Samaritan Nursing Home hosted their annual Fall Family Festival. The day was filled with good food, family and friends. Every year the nursing home residents invite their families to a barbeque. Dietary provided traditional fare including hot dogs, hamburgers and salads. The guests enjoyed treats of ice cream, popcorn and cookies. Guests danced to music provided by The Next Level Band as well as a bouncie house, crafts and face painting.

These events give residents the opportunity to have experience the joy of having family and friends to their home. During the year Good Samaritan Nursing Home offers several opportunities for families to enjoy the nursing home including cookies with Santa and a movie in the moonlight. Residents appreciate being surrounded by their children and grandchildren, giving them the opportunity to welcome their families and create new memories.

Photo caption: The Chalderis family at the Fall Family Festival


Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in West Islip. The medical center has more than 3,775 employees and 900 physicians on staff and had nearly 26,000 patient admissions and nearly 90,000 emergency department visits in 2013. Good Samaritan is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Visit the website at HYPERLINK ""

The medical center supplies residents with the tools necessary to maintain good health. This includes community lectures, screenings, health fairs and other community programs and services. 



Contact: Colleen Valdini
Public & External Affairs

Theresa Jacobellis
Assistant Vice President
Public Affairs and Marketing

Phone: (631) 376-4104
Date: November 1, 2014