Music


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 โ€œThe 12 Days of Christmas,โ€ 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!๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ

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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 โ€œA Cup of Christmas Tea.โ€

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.

Rockinโ€™ 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 Livingโ€™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 โ€œNice” 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 โ€œBig Pumpkinโ€ performance by the kids, story time, snacks, and passing out candy!

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Welcoming Fall at Shoreview

October 29th, 2019

Welcoming Fall at Shoreview with crafts, decorations, and a themed performance. Check it out!

Making wreaths for our door is a great way to spend time together, show our creativity, and welcome fall! ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚


Fall is a beautiful time of the year, and our art project portrayed the wonderful colors and delights of the season. ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆ‡


Trudi brought her bright smile, lively songs, and spooky props to us in a delightful October performance!

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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!

Itโ€™s not every day that you get to celebrate a 95th Birthday! Happy Birthday, Elon! ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰

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! ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ

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Kicking off summer at Shoreview Senior Living

June 27th, 2019

Kicking off summer at Shoreview Senior Living with a boat trip and lots of live music!

Our boating trip on White Bear Lake was relaxing, fun, and informative! The captain, crew, and our own residents shared stories about the history of the homes on White Bear Lake. 

We love to gather on Friday afternoons for happy hour as we visit with one another and listen to great music!

The Metro Men delighted us with barbershop music and even some pretty funny stories!

Everyone sang beautifully and had a blast at our sing-a-long with Jeff! ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽผ

Gary visited both Garden Coves, East and North, for a fun afternoon of singing some favorites!

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