Classic car drop surprises residents at Elk Grove senior care community

Classic car drop surprises residents at Elk Grove senior care community


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UNITED WAYS ALL ACROSS THE STATE. BRIAN: AN UNUSUAL SIGHT IN ELK GROVE. THAT IS A 1955 BUICK CENTURY STATION WAGON BEING LIFTED BY CRANE AND LOWERED INTO THE COURTYARD OF A SENIOR AND MEMORY CARE COMMUNITY. THE GARDENS AT LAGUNA SPRINGS HAS A TRADITION OF TAKING RESIDENTS BACK IN TIME THROUGH HISTORICAL SURPRISES. AND THE IDEA IS TO CONNECT THEM WITH THEIR CHILDHOOD OR THEIR YOUNG ADULTHOOD. >> IT’S THERE FOR A RESIDENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS TO OPEN THE DOOR, TAKE A SEAT, FEEL THE SEEDS AND PUT THEIR HANDS ON THE STEERING WILL. TAKE SOME PHOTOGRAPHS AND REMINISCE ABOUT WHAT IT WAS LIKE WHEN THEY WERE IN THESE CARS THEMSELVES WITH THEIR FAMILY, FRIENDS, THEIR KIDS, AND REALLY JUST BE ABLE TO SHARE AND SHOW THAT TO THEIR GRANDKIDS. BECAUSE THEY WON’T SEE THESE VEHICLES ANYMORE. THAT IS A WAY FOR INTERGENERATIONAL CONNECTION. BRIAN: THE BUICK STATION WAGON WAS KNOWN AS THE FOREFRONT OF FASHIO

Classic car drop surprises residents at Elk Grove senior care community


A classic car dropped in on fans in Elk Grove on Tuesday. A crane lifted and dropped off a 1955 Buick Century station wagon at a senior and memory care community. The classic car was on display in the courtyard at the Gardens at Laguna Springs, where staffers like to take residents back in time for historical surprises. Get the full story in the video above.

A classic car dropped in on fans in Elk Grove on Tuesday.

A crane lifted and dropped off a 1955 Buick Century station wagon at a senior and memory care community.

The classic car was on display in the courtyard at the Gardens at Laguna Springs, where staffers like to take residents back in time for historical surprises.

Get the full story in the video above.