Life Care Center of Stoneham
Life Care Center of Stoneham

Life Care residents share their favorite smells


03/22/2022
Our Amazing Residents

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have developed a new appreciation for our sense of smell. We asked our residents about their favorite aromas. Here are a few of their unique responses…

 

“Coffee – it just smells so good.”

H.J., Life Care Center of Attleboro, Massachusetts

 

“I enjoy the smell of cookies because it reminds me of my mother. My mother was always baking cookies and was a great baker.”

V.P., Life Care Center of Centerville, Tennessee

 

“One of my favorite smells is popcorn.”

E.W., Life Care Center of Kennewick, Washington

 

“Taco Bell and bacon.”

C.R., Life Care Center of Estero, Florida

 

“I love gardenia because it smells pretty. I also like musk because it reminds me of being in school.”

A.C., Garden Terrace at Fort Worth

 

“Italian food.”

C.M., Life Care Center of Melbourne, Florida

 

“Shalimar perfume. I love the smell of it. I would wear it when I would dress up to go out!”

D.P., Life Care Center of Altamonte Springs, Florida

 

“I enjoy the smell of fresh flowers – going into a garden and cutting them and setting them around the house.”

D.K., Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina

 

“Chocolate cake.”

L.P., Life Care Center of Athens, Tennessee

 

“Fresh peaches.”

B.C., Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau, Missouri

 

“I just love the smell of the kitchen when cooking is going on, and also baking fresh bread out of the oven.”

W.J., Life Care Center of Estero, Florida

 

“The smell of barbecues: hamburgers, hot dogs, ribs, chicken, popcorn. Also, the smell of a baby with baby powder.”

A.V., Life Care Center of Pueblo, Colorado

 

“Lilac flowers that grow on a shrub.”

B.H., Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee

 

“New car-scented air fresheners put in my vehicle after it gets cleaned.”

R.C., Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee

 

“Roses because it reminds me of the day I proposed to my wife.”

R.H., Life Care Center of Attleboro, Massachusetts

 

“The combination smell of watermelon and coconut.”

L.C., Life Care Center of Stoneham, Massachusetts

 

“Fresh seafood.”

K.J., Life Care Center of Medina, Ohio

 

“My babies.”

E.A., Life Care Center of Athens, Tennessee

 

“I love the scent of my cologne. I wear Stetson.”

T.B., Life Care Center of Hendersonville, North Carolina

 

“Banana pudding.”

P.W., Life Care Center of Melbourne, Florida

 

“I like the smells of bacon. The smell of bacon cooking in the morning is wonderful.”

W.P., Garden Terrace at Fort Worth

 

“Fresh-squeezed orange or apple.”

K.C., Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee

 

“I really enjoy driving by in my car and having the smell of a field of fresh flowers and fresh-cut grass in the air.”

M.C., Life Care Center of Estero, Florida

 

“Sourdough bread.”

R.B., Life Care Center of Attleboro, Massachusetts

 

“I enjoy the smell of a butterfly bush, as well as watching all the butterflies and hummingbirds they attract.”

R.H., Life Care Center of Centerville, Tennessee

 

“Brownies baking.”

L.H., Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau, Missouri

 

“My favorite smell is vanilla because it is relaxing and nice. It makes me feel calm and relaxed.”

N.P., Garden Terrace at Fort Worth

 

“Chanel No. 5 because that is what my mother used to wear.”

J.W., Life Care Center of Altamonte Springs, Florida

 

“My favorite scent is the smell of flowers on a spring day.”

D.D., Life Care Center of Tullahoma, Tennessee

 

“Thanksgiving dinner and Estée Lauder perfume.”

M.E., Life Care Center of Medina, Ohio

 

“I like the smell of chocolate chip cookies. There’s a place downtown that makes some really good cookies.”

A.W., Life Care Center of Kennewick, Washington

 

“The smell of fresh air, the grass, wildflowers, pine trees. Being in the mountains and meadows. The presence of God.”

J.S., Life Care Center of Pueblo, Colorado

 

“Camellias.”

E.F., Life Care Center of Melbourne, Florida

 

“Can I have a top three? If so, it would be vanilla, roses and strawberries!”

E.A., Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee

 

“Any kind of flower because it reminds me of my childhood playing in the fields.”

B.C., Life Care Center of Burlington, Kansas

 

“My favorite smell is snow. It smells so fresh and beautiful because God made it. It wakes you up and makes you want to catch it in your hands.”

H.M., Life Care Center of Altamonte Springs, Florida

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