Kids Visit

Irish Ballads and Kindercare Halloween

November 8th, 2019

Tenants and staff here at Shoreview Senior Living spent a lovely afternoon listening to Irish Ballads and Stories, courtesy of Lyndon Griffin!

What a fun Halloween party we had with our Kindercare friends! We enjoyed a “Big Pumpkin” performance by the kids, story time, snacks, and passing out candy!

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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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Fun Events and Easter Celebrations at Shoreview

April 30th, 2019

We love our Friday happy hours! Chefs John and Holly spoil us with their tasty hors d’oeuvres!

Trudi brings sunshine on cloudy days with her songs, props, and smile!

The presentation about St. Paul Gangsters was fascinating! We learned so much during the program, and our own residents had LOTS to share about their own neighborhoods back in the day.

Filling the eggs for the egg hunt was full of many wonderful memories! We talked about Easter celebrations that we remembered with our friends and family.

Celebrating Easter in a very special way! We were thankful to have an Easter service right here at our Shoreview Senior Living Community. We sang hymns, heard the message, and shared in the liturgy.

Our Kindercare visitors were a breath of fresh air as they laughed with us, sang for us, and shared much excitement in their hunt for Easter eggs.  We love spending time with our young friends!

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Spook-tacular Festivities

November 8th, 2018

At Shoreview Senior Living, we have been BUSY this fall season! We had a great time playing balloon “piñata” and creating junk pumpkins. The expressions on our pumpkins really made us laugh! We also had a Halloween party and spent time with Kindercare kids. Check out photos from these spook-tacular festivities!


We had so much fun with our friend, Rockin’ Tony! Music brings out the smiles in us!

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Special Visitors | March Activities

March 22nd, 2018

This week at Shoreview Senior Living, we had lovely special visitors who were ready to share their love of music with the residents.

Visit from Saint Odilia

On Tuesday morning, the 4th grade students from Saint Odilia came to spend some time with the residents. Some kids made Easter wreaths for their doors, while others just spent some quality time talking with the residents. It was so special and rewarding. One group even sang “Let It Snow” as it began snowing outside. Father Stiles was visiting the same day for confessions with the residents. Kids thought it was cool to run into him. They were a terrific bunch of students, and we look forward to seeing them next week.


Trudi’s Irish Blessings

Trudi came in on Wednesday afternoon to help us continue celebrating this month’s Irish blessings. Residents sang along with all their favorite tunes and laughed at a few limericks. She even brought Aria, her grandson, with to help run the show.


“School House Rock” Performance

On Wednesday evening, Jill came in with her cast. They performed “School House Rock” for the residents. These kids were filled with talent and did a spectacular job. We are so grateful for the opportunity to have Jill and her crew come and do a rehearsal show before their big night. Thank you Jill for bring us such an amazing show!!


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Piano Concert

December 12th, 2017

Shoreview Senior Living was blessed with a visit from Kathy Martinez and her students, who put on a beautiful piano concert for us. The little ones were adorable and talented.  Everyone enjoyed some Christmas cookies and engaged in some conversation. Some residents reminisced about their children’s music concerts years ago.

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Crime Prevention and Mexico Orphanage

October 3rd, 2017

Tuesday we had Deputy Mike Sirvatka join us to talk about crime prevention, fraud and keeping yourself safe. Many asked questions and I even learned a thing or two!! It was wonderful information and we are grateful for taking the time to stop by. We hope to see you for dominoes!!

Later that afternoon residents enjoyed some apple treats while Beth and Joy Eidsor joined us as we viewed the pictures they took in Mexico at the Orphanage. So delightful to see the projects residents made and the smiles on the children’s faces! It was defiantly heartwarming to know we made such a difference. They even taught us a song in Spanish! As Beth and Joy thanked us, Kathy, who helped me get all our donations together, made a great comment, “It never could of happened with out you traveling all that way and giving your time and hearts.” It was a great way to end the afternoon!

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Kinder-Care Visit

August 15th, 2017

Monday while some went fishing the rest of us had a terrific time with our neighbors at Kinder-care. Residents engaged one on one with them and talked about items they brought in. Shared a snack and one of our residents, Carol Hedman who was a former teacher, even taught them a new song. So fun to see them all interact!

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Summer Blast Kids Visit

August 7th, 2017

Wednesday we welcomed Summer Blast from Incarnation Lutheran Church to Shoreview Senior Living. They boys helped the residents make some sunflowers which will be hung up in Garden Cove. A few of the boys challenged Florence, our Champion Scrabble player, to a game. Florence came out in the lead, but they sure did have fun. A few others learned the game Blokus while Elon found a drawing buddy. So precious to see these two drawing together! Before they left they cleaned up our walkways and patios. Amazing group of boys!!! Look forward to having them return.

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Children’s Performing Arts

August 1st, 2017

Today residents were happy to welcome Children’s Performing Arts and share there talent. They were amazing, and so loved by the residents. Look forward to seeing them at Christmas and again for their play in February. The kids all have such an outgoing personality and confidence in themselves. Thank you for coming to visit us here at Shoreview Senior Living!

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