El Dorado is fortunate to have such giving residents. For the third year in a row, a new Kia Soul has been graciously donated by one of our residents. Francisca Valdez from our housekeeping department was this year’s winner!
Director of Activities, Linda Alvestad, celebrated her 30-year anniversary with El Dorado on July 27, 2021. Linda started working as the Marketing Director in 1991, then moved to receptionist in 1994, then she was promoted to Transportation Supervisor/Assistant Activities Director in 2004. In 2015 she was once again promoted to Director of Activities in 2015 where she remains today. Linda feels El Dorado residents are her second family!
El Dorado of Sun City celebrated Father’s Day with a brunch consisting of Chilled Shrimp Cocktail, Steak & Egg Breakfast Burrito, Bar-B-Que Baby Back Ribs & Buttered Poached Halibut served with Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas.
El Dorado of Sun City celebrated Memorial Day with a patriotic program by Dan Reed, Amy Burns & Rea Herrera along with a picnic style lunch of BBQ Chicken, Grilled Hamburger, a ¼ pound hotdog and all the fixings.
Our El Dorado Executive Chef, Tom Smith, prepared a special Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday, May 9th of Eggs Benedict, Baked Lobster Tail, Roasted Tenderloin of Beef and Gazpacho.
It was enjoyed by all!
El Dorado of Sun City celebrated Cinco de Mayo with entertainment by Fiesta Flamenco dancers for our residents during lunchtime. Residents enjoyed a Spanish flamenco dance group along with a Spanish guitarist.
With the nicer weather upon us, we opened up outside dining to our residents for lunch and dinner.
Prior to Covid 19, El Dorado offered shopping trips to our residents 5 days a week. Since we can no longer do this, we grocery shop and deliver groceries to all our residents. We are taking extra steps to keep our residents safe while ensuring they have everything they need.
As the number of residents getting their COVID-19 vaccine, increases, it has placed a strain on our Transportation department. In an effort to lessen the burden, both the Director of Activities and the Director of Health Services have stepped in to assist with transporting the residents to their vaccine appointments. We truly are team players, and we thrive on taking care of our residents!
El Dorado of Sun City has replaced a 2007 bus with a 2020 ARBOC Spirt of Freedom bus. This new bus will have extra features such as a wheelchair lift and a hydraulic system, which means it will lower to the ground for our residents to walk right onto the bus. No more steps! We are always looking for ways to make lives easier for our residents
El Dorado of Sun City
10330 W Thunderbird Blvd
Sun City, AZ 85351-3040