Fun Activities


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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Preparing a Fun and Creative Art Project

January 4th, 2021

We love offering new ways to get creative and have fun at Shoreview Senior Living! Here’s our hardworking Activities Assistant, Sydney, preparing an art project for our community members.

Hardworking Activities Assistant Sydney prepares a fun and creative art project for Shoreview Senior Living residents.
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Safe and Festive Holiday Fun

December 18th, 2020

We’re decking the halls with boughs of holly – and other jolly decorations!

With the safe and festive things we have going on at Shoreview Senior Living, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here! 🎄🎅🤶

Our tenants were happy to make lovely holiday decorations with our resident artist Judy!

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays!

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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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Enjoying the Outdoors and Family Visits

July 10th, 2020

We’ve been enjoying the outdoors with family, friends, and tasty treats at Shoreview Senior Living. We also had a birthday celebration outside. Check it out!

Nothing like enjoying tasty ice cream and good conversation on a hot summer day! ?☀️

So thankful for our shady outdoor patio. We love being outside, even on the warmest of days! 

We’re incredibly thankful for outdoor visits with friends and families, and you can’t beat the added bonus of a snuggly puppy. Some residents are getting creative, adding FaceTime calls for the ultimate outdoor family visit. Thank you for stopping by! 

Seeing one’s family is a perfect way to celebrate a birthday! And when it’s so close to the Fourth of July, you have to have decorations covered in sparkles. Please join us in wishing Mary Kay a very happy birthday, Mary Kay! ??

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Birthday Surprises & More Fun Activities

May 29th, 2020

Many birthday surprises awaited our birthday girl, Carol! Cake, cards, flowers, and sidewalk messages outside her window made for a very happy day, indeed!

Our friend, Carol, enjoying birthday surprises from her lovely family!


It was a beautiful day for refreshing ice cream sundaes and uplifting music in the hallways at Shoreview Senior Living! ??


Social distancing, roaming ‘Beverages & Music,’ and plenty of laughter make up another successful happy hour.


Shoreview Senior Living residents have been challenged to find the artist AND the author within themselves. This was their first project, to come up with words to accompany their artwork. Everyone did a fabulous job!

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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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