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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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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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Music and Art, Family Time, and Healthy Living

February 7th, 2020

We’ve been focusing on fun and happiness here at Shoreview Senior Living! Recent events covered music and art, family time, and healthy living.

It doesn’t get much more special than four generations dining together! Shoreview tenant Mary J. enjoyed a wonderful afternoon when her daughter, granddaughter, and grandchild came by to visit recently.

Happy hour with the music group, Bandanahh, was an AMAZING way to spend a Friday afternoon!

Shoreview Senior Living residents enjoyed a fun art project with a very delightful group of area Girl Scouts!

Because he loved the snowman he created at preschool so much, our friend Xavier came by to teach us how to make them for ourselves! ⛄️

Shoreview Senior Living hosted a “wellness clinic,” where residents learned about their own health and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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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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Dancing, Music, and Laughs

December 6th, 2019

So far, December has been filled with lots of dancing, music, and laughs here at Shoreview Senior Living. Check out all the fun!

What a happy, happy time we had with the Kisarit Finnish Dance Group! They had us tapping our toes, dancing, and having an absolute blast!

Hanging with Tony Garry and singing along to his music is always a great time!

Those Sawdusters are so much fun! The group recently put on an amazing show here at Shoreview Senior Living, and everyone had an incredible time singing along and listening to their jokes!

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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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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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