Month: March 2017

Steve Glischinski’s Train Stories

March 31st, 2017

Steve Glischinski an author of many books on Trains stopped by to present his story and his knowledge and love of such a fascinating form of transportation. From steam trains to diesel trains, The Burlington to the Great Northern , residents reminisced as they remembered how trains played such an important role in our history. Minnesota’s freight railroads form a critical part of the State’s multi modal transportation system. Many of the state’s major industries rely on the rail system for efficient delivery of goods. Minnesota has a Light Rail too which helps people commute to and from work.  His books are WONDERFUL and full of great pictures and stories. Help preserve these memories and history with today’s generation and check out his books.

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Shoreview Community Foundation Visit

March 30th, 2017

The Shoreview Community Foundation stopped by with some treats and spoke to residents about their foundation. What a wonderful community organization! If you live in Shoreview and want to help them in their goals, check them out!! We thank them so much for their time and hope to work with them in the near future.

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March Auction

March 29th, 2017

Friday was a busy afternoon with our monthly auction. Many turned out to get a hold of some new treasures. Yvonne “went out of the box” and bought the blue wrap. Not exactly sure what it was, but I was ready to pay someone to take it. What a sport to try it on for all of us!!

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Sing-a-Long with Trudi

March 28th, 2017

Celebrated the month of March with a “Sing-a-Long with Trudi”. Recited limericks and poetry and sang  all our favorite Irish tunes such as An Irish Lullaby and My Wild Irish Rose. Trudi is always a blessing to us when she comes. She is truly special to us all here and we look forward to her visits each month.

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Urban Growler

March 27th, 2017

Tuesday the “Men’s Club” took a trip the “Urban Growler” in St Paul. It was an amazing adventure as we toured around the facility and enjoyed a delicious lunch. What an establishment!! Jill and Deb were terrific hosts and Shawn was a great server. Thank you for your time in assuring the men had a great time. We will be sure to go back soon! Even picked up a growler for next Men’s Club get together. If you have never been there…you HAVE to check it out and be sure to tell them you heard about them from Shoreview Senior Living!

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Spring Tea Party

March 23rd, 2017

Monday we celebrated the first day of Spring with a Tea Party with Jill. Residents reminisced about old movies, songs, and actors and actresses through the years. The stumper was “What was the name of the 1940 movie with Brier Rabbit” ….you know?? “Song of the South”. Jill’s voice touched us all and residents were delighted as they sang along. Couldn’t ask for a better day!

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St. Patrick’s Day Festivities!

March 22nd, 2017

St Patrick’s Day festivities and music with “Bandanaaa,” it doesn’t get any better than this!! Residents defiantly showed their Irish side wearing green, enjoying green beer and trying to dance the Irish Jig.

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Music with Andy

March 17th, 2017

Thursday we had Andy play us some of the old classics we all love! He is so amazing and such a dear friend to us all. Great to see residents all singing along. It’s amazing what music can do to the soul!

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

March 17th, 2017

Shoreview Senior Living would like to wish everyone a very lucky Saint Patrick’s day!

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Miss Maude Humor and Footprint Crafts

March 16th, 2017

Tuesday residents gathers to listen to the humor and inspiration of Miss Maude. Lot’s of laughs as so many remembered how they could relate to how life was when they were younger. Leo even enjoyed all the Farm noises she made..LOL.  After they created a lil inspirational hanging of “Footprints”. Just a reminder to them that even when things get hard they need to remember God will carry them  through.

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