Social Activities


Ice Cream Socials, Father’s Day Fun, and More

July 23rd, 2021

Friday afternoon ice cream socials are always a hit for members in Shoreview’s Garden Cove North and West communities. There’s no better way to welcome a summer weekend than getting together for tasty sundaes, catchy tunes, good conversation, and plenty of laughs! πŸ¨πŸ¦πŸ™‚

For Father’s Day, the men of Shoreview Senior Living enjoyed time conversing together over pizza, beer, and soda! They relaxed with good food and drinks, learned more about each other, and even laughed at a some classic dad jokes. πŸ˜‰πŸ˜†πŸ»πŸ•

Yeehaw! We had so much fun getting back in the saddle of enjoying our summer cookouts with our Western Barbecue. Special thank you to Chef Josh for delicious homestyle cookin’! 🀠 πŸ–πŸŒ­

We are thankful for Trent’s green thumb and care of our patio gardens, landscaping, and all the beautiful flowers at Shoreview Senior Living! πŸ§‘β€πŸŒΎπŸŒΊπŸŒΈπŸŒ·

Shirley painted her pots, planted her seeds, and has been providing all the right TLC – now she has a beautiful zinnia garden for her windowsill. Great job, Shirley! πŸͺ΄

Residents of Shoreview Senior Living were tapping their toes, clapping their hands, and having a great time listening to the Centennial Stompers! Miss Maisy is always so funny and it’s such a treat whenever she stops by. We also love visiting with our sweet Labrador friend, Winthrop! 🐢🎢

Nothing says β€œFUN” like dancing to the music of Tony Garry! Thanks for a wonderful performance and incredibly fun dance party, Tony! πŸŽΆπŸ’ƒπŸ•ΊπŸŽΆ

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Spring Ladies’ Tea Social

May 21st, 2021

Shoreview’s spring Ladies’ Tea Social was a hit! We enjoyed lovely live music from Tara Brueske, delicious cheesecake, and a lot of fun conversation. Many attendees also received door prizes, including stunning flower arrangements from an anonymous donor! πŸ«–πŸŽΌπŸ’

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Vinnie Rose Performance and Enjoying Cookies and Coffee

April 30th, 2021

Thank you to the talented musician, Vinnie Rose, for stopping by Shoreview Senior Living recently. It was so nice to enjoy a live performance again – everyone loved the fun stories as well as the amazing tunes! 🎼🎸

Getting together for coffee and cookies each day is the perfect way share a few laughs and get to know one another! πŸͺβ˜•οΈ

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun

March 26th, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day fun at Shoreview Senior Living! Getting together for some laughs, refreshments, and holiday festivities was a terrific reminder of how lucky we are to have so many amazing people in our community. πŸ€πŸ’š

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Decorating Patriotic Cookies & Community Mardi Gras Parade

March 5th, 2021

Decorating patriotic cookies was a perfect way to get our creative and culinary juices flowing. And they were tasty treats, too!

Who says we can’t have our own Mardi Gras parade? Shoreview Senior Living staff put on a fun-filled indoor parade complete with music, beads, silly costumes, and goodies. Everyone had a blast and we’re excited to do this new tradition again next year!

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Groundhog Day Coloring Contest & More February Fun

February 19th, 2021

Congratulations to Shoreview Senior Living resident, Jenny, for winning our Groundhog Day coloring contest! Here’s Jenny’s beautiful submission, as well as a photo of her holding her prize: a pot of Spring bulbs peeking out of the soil (complete with a groundhog, of course). She also won a free meal. Awesome job, Jenny!

What a joy it is to sing as a group! We like to get together and sing tunes from a variety of genres: folk, pop, country, spiritual, and even silly songs! 🎢🎀

Who says you can’t make wearing a mask a little fun? Look how stylish our friend, Donny, looks in his light-up mask!

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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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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! πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ€Ά

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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