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Dementia Care Education, Family Visit, & Bingo

January 22nd, 2021

Shoreview Senior Living’s Activities Staff has been learning so much from Dementia Care Specialist Teepa Snow, and her “Positive Approach to Care.” Our dedicated team always focuses on creating meaningful activities for our seniors!

Shoreview Senior Living Activities Staff learning from Dementia Care Specialist Teepa Snow, and her "Positive Approach to Care."

Shoreview Senior Living resident, Betty, had an amazing visit with her family recently. She loved showing off the incredible progress of her Amaryllis flowers – how beautiful! Awesome job, Betty! 🌺

We snacked on some tasty HERSHEY’S KISSES while playing bingo recently. Shoreview Senior Living resident, Shirley, loves enjoying the time with others as much as she does the game and prizes!

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Colorful Pumpkin Art Project & Other Fall Fun

November 30th, 2020

A group of Shoreview Senior Living community members completed a colorful pumpkin art project to help bring the fall spirit to our building. The final products turned out beautifully!

Friday happy hours are a favorite for many Shoreview Senior Living residents! Even socially distanced, we love the opportunity to catch up with our neighbors (and their furry friends) and enjoy each others’ company. Cheers!

Veterans Day is a day to honor our brave and humble veterans who have done so much for our country! We celebrated and showed our appreciation with treats, posters, conversation, and singing patriotic songs. Thank you, Veterans! ??

Receiving flowers from loved ones is always special, especially on a snow birthday! Happy Birthday, sweet Dolores! ??

We always appreciate the fun art projects our resident and talented artist, Judy, shares with us! Last week she helped fellow Shoreview Senior Living community members make beautiful leaf-rubbing collages to remember fall as we prepare to welcome winter! ??

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Halloween Celebrations & Other Fun Activities

November 6th, 2020

Shoreview Senior Living’s Activities Department surprised residents with treats on Halloween, and many of them greeted us in costume! The “crazy cat lady,” “wildcat,” and “strawberry” enjoyed visiting with residents and even one of their furry friends. We hope you all had a very happy Halloween!

To decorate for Halloween last month, Shoreview Senior Living residents spent time coloring and making decorations inspired by their favorite types of candy!

Reading together and sharing stories about our lives isn’t only meaningful – it’s one of our favorite activities! Shoreview residents Colleen and Jim have spent MANY years together and are still learning new things about each other.

Even if it looks a little different due to COVID-19, playing bingo together is always fun here at Shoreview Senior Living!

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Shoreview Community Greetings and Activities

August 21st, 2020

Everyone at Shoreview has really stepped up and come together to stay safe, healthy, and happy. Check out these community greetings and activities and see what we’ve been up to lately!

Residents from our Garden Cove North apartments recently enjoyed some outdoor patio time. They loved the opportunity to visit with one another and pick a flower or two! ??

A few of your friends from Shoreview Senior Living wanted to send you greetings, and one decided to use classic lyrics to help spread some smiles!

We like to keep our afternoons busy with various activities here at Shoreview Senior Living, whether we’re catching up on the news, building a LEGO masterpiece, or getting our hair done!

Betty is one of our hardworking aides. Thanks for all you do for the Shoreview Senior Living community, Betty!

Residents in our Garden Cove apartments have discovered a new favorite pastime: stencil painting! It’s a fun, relaxing activity with plenty of room for creativity. Plus, the outcomes are always beautiful! ?

Our friend, Yvonne, is at it again! She has been making extra-cozy (and extremely huggable ) lap blankets and shoulder wraps for her fellow residents at Shoreview Senior Living. Thank you, Yvonne!

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100th Birthday Celebration and Art Gifts

July 31st, 2020

We had a special day at Shoreview Senior Living when we had our friend Pat’s 100th birthday celebration. Our staff cheered and used noisemakers as family and friends drove through our parking lot waving and honking their horns. Shoreview residents joined in the fun and celebration, many from their balconies or windows. Please join us in wishing a Pat a very happy birthday! ??

Sam has been busy making art to decorate our building and to give to others. He uses our art kits to inspire his creativity, including a “dotty art” project. Thank you, Sam!

We love it when we receive art from our young friends. Two siblings from Roseville sent us pictures, which they drew and painted themselves, to be distributed to all the amazing residents here at Shoreview Senior Living. We can’t thank them enough for the beautiful and thoughtful gifts! 

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Birthday Celebrations and Crafty Creativity

June 22nd, 2020

We had a great time celebrating Mary Ann’s birthday with hallway bingo and yummy cupcakes from her family! ??

Our wonderful Residence Director, Luke, also celebrated a birthday recently. See what a good sport he is?! Please join us in wishing him a very happy birthday! ??

Many Shoreview Senior Living residents are using art to channel their creativity – some are even discovering a creative side they never knew they had! Here’s a lovely picture created by our friend, Jan, along with a couple memories it brought to her mind. Thank you for sharing your art and adventures with us, Jan!

Many Shoreview Senior Living residents are finding ways to bring joy to others. Yvonne enjoys making afghans for community members who like to snuggle up. Rosie LOVES her new blanket!

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Keeping in Touch With Family & Enjoying a Community Parade

May 20th, 2020

Bringing smiles to Shoreview Senior Living by keeping in touch with family via phone and window visits. ?

Our residents were treated to a special parade by our City of Shoreview community leaders, employees, and friends. This was a wonderful treat and morale boost. We love Shoreview!

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Indoor Fun and Warm Spring Wishes

April 30th, 2020

We’ve been staying safe and enjoying ourselves here at Shoreview Senior Living, and we wanted to share some indoor fun and warm spring wishes.

Here are some beautiful smiles to wish you all a very wonderful day! ?

Shoreview Senior Living resident, Joan, sends a happy “hello” to friends and family. She’s doing well, and hopes you all are, too! Cheers!

You can never get tired of the doing the “Hokey Pokey!”

There’s plenty of laughter during hall bingo. Our winners are also shouting out “bingo” with extra gusto these days! 

He’s so humble when it comes to his art, but look at the pictures we “borrowed” for our bulletin board!

Shoreview Senior Living staff delighted residents with “made-to-order breakfasts” delivered right to their apartments! There’s nothing like a hot breakfast of bacon, sausage, pancakes, toast, and eggs made your way!  ???

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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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Messages For Loved Ones and Early Risers

April 3rd, 2020

Hello, hello, friends and family! Tenants wrote some messages for loved ones they haven’t seen in a while. Stay well and happy April, everyone!

Our early risers enjoyed beverages and stories with Deb on Thursday morning!

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