Celebration


Celebrating Community Arts and More Messages to Family

April 17th, 2020

We’re staying happy and healthy here at Shoreview Senior Living, and we hope you are, too! Here we are celebrating community arts and sharing more messages for loved ones.

Shoreview Senior Living community members are happy to send warm smiles and more messages for loved ones! ❤️

At 2:00 on Friday afternoon, we opened our doors and had a community-wide singing of “You Are My Sunshine!” 🎼🌞

During Monday’s morning correspondence, Shoreview community members were enjoying their activity packets while the staff was admiring some of their artwork!

Creativity at work! Thank you to Shoreview residents, Jim and Orv, for brightening our halls with your colorful pictures. Go “Team Color!” 🎨

Great job filling in the missing lyrics in our recent “fill in the blank” competition, Dale! And congratulations to Jane for winning our first weekly raffle!

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Valentine’s Day and Other February Celebrations

February 27th, 2020

Singing, games, and so much more! Check out photos from Valentine’s Day and other February celebrations at Shoreview Senior Living.

Spending Valentine’s Day with our singer/pianist, Tara, couldn’t have been any sweeter! Lucky door prize winners won a cuddly Valentine’s Day gift! ❤️🧸

Celebrating our longtime volunteer JoAnn’s birthday was the highlight of our bingo game this week! 🎂🎊

Singing some “oldies but goodies” always brings back many memories and creates lots of smiles. A good old-fashioned sing-along and happy hour made for a very fun afternoon!

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Spreading Holiday Spirit

January 22nd, 2020

Singing, treats, and laughter – just a few of the ways we were spreading holiday spirit around the halls of Shoreview Senior Living!

The holidays are better with treats, and we had a wonderful time decorating cookies together. There was plenty of laughter and cookie sampling!

We had so much fun with Trudi and Frank at our December Sing-Along! Some of our own residents even joined in to lead “The 12 Days of Christmas,” which was especially entertaining!

Kent Appeldoorn had us all laughing and singing at a recent happy hour.

Shoreview Senior Living residents rang in the New Year with a festive countdown party, complete with ice cream sundaes, music, and plenty of cheering!🎉🎊

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Christmas festivities and December fun

December 27th, 2019

We really got into the holiday spirit here at Shoreview Senior Living! The last few weeks has been full of Christmas festivities and December fun. Check it out!

You can never have too many buttons when decorating festive holiday stockings!

Our Christmas tea party was a wonderful afternoon thanks to music by Tara Brueske, our gallant servers (who even sang to us!), delicious treats, and a reading of “A Cup of Christmas Tea.”

Christmas at the James J. Hill house was always exciting and festive, and they make sure it still is today! We were able to hear all about the history of Christmas at the beautiful St. Paul mansion on our recent visit.

Rockin’ Tony put on a GREAT holiday show for us here at Shoreview Senior Living. With tambourines and maracas in-hand, we got to play as his backup band!

We visited the Lake Elmo Inn on a beautiful, sunny day and enjoyed a delicious meal with great company!

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2019 Holiday Party + Happy Hour Entertainment

December 26th, 2019

Shoreview Senior Living’s Annual Holiday Party was full of laughter, delicious food, and the spirit of the season! Santa chatted with our wonderful residents, families, and friends here at and decided to add everyone to his “Nice” list!

Michael Nelson delighted us with his fabulous piano skills and stories at a recent Friday happy hour!

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Honoring Our Veterans and Feeling Thankful

December 2nd, 2019

Honoring our Veterans and learning about famous Vets in military history made for a very special Veterans Day here at Shoreview Senior Living.


In preparation of Thanksgiving, Trudi had us all feeling thankful with her latest musical performance at Shoreview Senior Living!

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Fun and Busy October

October 17th, 2019

We’ve been having a fun and busy October here at Shoreview Senior Living! We’re only halfway through, but we’ve had musical guests, fun field trips, and an Oktoberfest celebration. Check it out!

Rockin’ Tony’s music brings out the smiles and memories. We love his visit each month!

Here’s a video clip from Rockin’ Tony’s performance:


The Centennial Stompers had us stomping our feet and clapping our hands with their uplifting Dixieland music! 🎸🎹🎺

Video of the Centennial Stompers show:


Tony Garry’s smile and his popular music from the ’60s and ’70s really gets us singin’ along!


Our “Craft Fair” was a great way to spend a Saturday! Vendor registration fees were donated to the Alzheimer’s Association.


Apple, apple, who’s got the apple? Definitely the Pine Tree Apple Orchard! 🍎🍏


Just when we think we’ve learned everything we can about James J. Hill and his family, we’re treated to more interesting facts in this beautiful, historic mansion on Summit Avenue!

Here’s a clip of the group singing together during our latest visit at the James J. Hill House:


We celebrated Oktoberfest here at Shoreview Senior Living with delicious food and enjoying time with our friends and family! What a fun way to experience Bavarian culture and welcome autumn!

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Alzheimer’s Association Fundraisers & More

September 6th, 2019

We’re coming into the end of summer, but the fun continues here at Shoreview! This month, we’ve held Alzheimer’s Association fundraisers, learned about nature, and much more. Check it out!

To raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association, our residents and staff donated items for a “happy hour auction.” A fun afternoon fundraising for a great cause!

More fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Association! On August 21, everyone enjoyed a delicious meal, reminisced, and shared memories during our old-time, ’50s-themed BBQ fundraiser.

We love the monthly visits and lessons with our friends from Silverwood Nature Center! We get to learn so much about nature, and then apply it to the art we create that day.

A change of plans due to rainy weather can be a bummer. But when that change involves ice cream and music, life is good! 🎤🍦🎼

Trudi brings us sunshine each month with her love of music. For August, she brought us an afternoon at the state fair!

We are thankful for this couple, Tony and Irmi. They spend a LOT of time in the back garden, and we all reap the rewards!

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Celebrating National Night Out & Happy Hour with Monroe Wright

August 23rd, 2019

Here are photos from our “National Night Out” (well, we made it an afternoon out) celebration! We enjoyed time together on the patio, root beer floats, and guitar and fiddle music!

Happy hour + Monroe Wright add up to a very fun Friday afternoon!

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Slice of Shoreview Days Parade and Other Fun Celebrations

August 9th, 2019

We’ve made our way into the last month of summer, but the good times keep rollin’ here at Shoreview! Check out photos from our walk in the Slice of Shoreview Days parade and other fun celebrations.

We had so much fun at the Slice of Shoreview Days parade! The crowd loved Rockin’ Tony’s music and our candy, squirt bottles (it was a hot day), and flamingos!

It’s not every day that you get to celebrate a 95th Birthday! Happy Birthday, Elon! 🎂🎉

Our neighbors, the Kindercare Kids, shared a creative dance with us and led us in a fun game of bingo!

Tenants enjoyed a game of quarter bingo Monday morning. What a great way to begin the week!

We enjoy socializing during our Friday afternoon happy hours. Groups like Jim and Cactus Willie bring out the music in us! 🎤🎶💃🕺

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