May 13, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 13 lasses should be thought of as a necessary accessory. They can fit your personal coloring, match your outfit or adapt to special conditions. For instance, sunglasses can be made with a reading zone to help read trail maps while hiking. Having more than one pair allows you more versatility and better service,” points out Penny Ship, who along with her husband, Optician Dana Ship, have owned Rubin Opticians for nearly 40 years. They think of their employees as family and treat their customers as family -- an attitude that translates into caring service in a vibrant environment. The Ships built their reputation on precise, quality service, with customer satisfaction as their primary concern. “Eyeglasses only do the job they should if they are made exactly right and fitted correctly,” notes Dana. Rubin’s opticians are up on the latest technology and take care of everyone, from Pictured seated, Penny Ship. Standing, from left, Dorothy children to senior citizens, Voitas, Larry Guadiomonte, Dana Ship and Stephen Wolfe. with precision and style. All work carries a lifetime service guarantee. The one thing that exceeds Rubin’s expert, attentive service is its selection. More than 1,000 styles of frames are available, including hand painted designs and unique lines from hand-picked suppliers. They carry lines at all price points, offering value without compromising quality. Rubin Opticians carries all name brands in fashion designer eyewear and a large selection of non-designer, high-quality frames. The shop stocks the latest, most progressive lenses and frames available, including sunglasses and specialty lenses. It also carries a large selection of eyeglass holder jewelry, including La Loop and Sport Loop holders, and other accessories. Ready-made readers and cases are also in stock. Most work is done on the premises. Rubin’s expert mobile opticians will visit nursing homes or make house calls to serve homebound clients. Rubin Opticians is located at 240 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park. Call (201) 447-3121. F O CUS on Midland Park Businesses Dress up your eyes at Rubin Opticians David Anthony Carpets: purveyors of fine handmade rugs G A carpet ties your décor together like nothing else can, but to find that perfect carpet is no easy task. That is, unless you let Dave Zisa of David Anthony Carpets do the searching for you. With over a decade of experience in the business and contacts literally all over the world, Zisa can locate exactly what his customer – either a designer or a homeowner – needs, or he can have it custom-designed to their specifications. Honing his skills by dealing strictly with the handmade rug Dave Zisa importing trade, Zisa decided to open David Anthony Carpets five years ago to share his expertise with area homeowners. Originally on Godwin Avenue, he moved his showroom to 18 Goffle Road in the quaint Victorian building eight months ago, where the lighting is better to appreciate his handsome wares and the parking is more convenient. David Anthony Carpets carries a huge inventory of fine handmade carpets from every rug-producing country, from moderately priced decorative rugs to semi antiques to collectible antiques in traditional to contemporary designs. It also has a selection of handmade tapestries, pillows and ottomans. Customers may bring in their furniture or drape fabric swatches for Zisa to match, or he will make in-home consultations at no-charge. David Anthony Carpets also specializes in carpet repairs, fiber guarding and cleaning. His staff is comprised of old-world craftsmen knowledgeable in the handling of heirlooms to preserve their integrity and value. “They are the best,” Zisa says of his staff. Since Zisa is mostly out on the road, David Anthony Carpets is open limited hours or by appointment. Call 201-612-8666. ocated near the borders of Wyckoff and Ridgewood and nestled in a tranquil setting stands Mill Gardens at Midland Park, Mill Gardens Assisted Living is decorated and appointed with a classic elegance in a style all its own. Come see why elegance is affordable at Mill Gardens Assisted Living. All units offer a private bath with walk-in shower, individually controlled thermostats, and a nicely equipped kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator/freezer. Choose from any one of our three apartment styles. The Studio is a very comfortable suite with enough space for all your needs. Our One-Bedroom model features a separate bedroom and additional closet. Last, but not least, is the very popular and spacious Deluxe Studio, where you can spread out and relax in the privacy of your own apartment. While living independently, it is comforting to know that assistance is always available. Having care staff on the premises 24 hours a day enables us to make sure any medical needs will be answered quickly. Enjoy the surroundings in the beautiful Main Dining Room, where our varied menus offer you several choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. When you feel the urge for a special treat, you can visit our 24-hour café and help yourself to a delicious selection of baked goods, hot and cold beverages — ice cream too! Although you are free to come and go as often as you please, you will quickly find out about our lively and often stimulating events calendar that features an active 365-day schedule. Mill Gardens at Midland Park features classic elegance L Mill Gardens Some of our other areas include The Library, Club Room, Game Room, Hair Salon, Arts and Crafts Center, Movie Lounge, Fitness Room, and a variety of charming lounges. You may be drawn to the great outdoors. If so, take a stroll along our nature path where you can enjoy the surroundings from one of our park benches. In a safe and separate part of our residence — Mill Gardens offers a beautiful residential setting and a tremendous value for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementia. The comfort- able size of our unit ensures a caring and close relationship between residents and staff. Each resident receives personalized services to meet their individual needs. Whether you are around our grounds or in one of our cozy lounges, you will feel right at home. We invite you to see Mill Gardens for yourself. Please call us at (201) 493-7400 to schedule a tour. Mill Gardens at Midland Park: Where the colors are warm, grounds are welcoming, and someone is always at your service!