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Songs of Yesteryear

Date
May 25, 2016


Westview Health Care Center welcomed The Plainfield Senior Center Players to their facility on Monday, May 23, 2016 for an hour filled with the delicate sounds of yesteryear.

Seventeen members of the chorus gave a boisterous performance to the residents and patients of Westview with many of the audience members singing along with the group. Their set began with the venerated song “America the Beautiful” and seamlessly transitioned into a melodic set of easy listening classics such as The Carpenters 1970’s hit: “They Long to Be (Close to You)”. Moosup resident and eldest member of the group, Raymond Gosselin, 91, also sang a delightful solo of Whispering Jack Smith’s song from 1927, “Me and My Shadow.”

“We’re truly grateful for the fine folks at The Plainfield Senior Center to share their love of music with us,” stated David T. Panteleakos, Administrator. “Our facility’s recreation department takes pride in finding entertainment that resonates with our residents and today’s wonderful performance is certainly no exception.”

Pictured from top to bottom:
• The Plainfield Senior Center Players perform for Westview residents and patients on Monday, May 23, 2016.
• Raymond Gosselin, 91, performs a solo of Whispering Jack Smith's song, "Me and My Shadow."


Westview Health Care Center is a 103-bed skilled nursing inpatient facility, which includes a distinct and self-contained 28-bed subacute short-term rehabilitation unit and an Outpatient Rehabilitation and Aquatic Center, both dedicated to providing quality health care services. Along with garnering a perfect five star overall rating found on Medicare.gov Westview is proud to have received such accolades as US News and World Report America’s Best, Consumer Reports Top 10 Connecticut Nursing Facility rating and Health Grades 5-Star Top Ranking.



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