Summer Fun


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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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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Happy Fourth of July

July 2nd, 2020

Wishing a safe and happy Fourth of July weekend to all the residents, associates, and family members of Shoreview Senior Living.

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Alzheimer’s Association Fundraisers & More

September 6th, 2019

We’re coming into the end of summer, but the fun continues here at Shoreview! This month, we’ve held Alzheimer’s Association fundraisers, learned about nature, and much more. Check it out!

To raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association, our residents and staff donated items for a “happy hour auction.” A fun afternoon fundraising for a great cause!

More fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Association! On August 21, everyone enjoyed a delicious meal, reminisced, and shared memories during our old-time, ’50s-themed BBQ fundraiser.

We love the monthly visits and lessons with our friends from Silverwood Nature Center! We get to learn so much about nature, and then apply it to the art we create that day.

A change of plans due to rainy weather can be a bummer. But when that change involves ice cream and music, life is good! 🎤🍦🎼

Trudi brings us sunshine each month with her love of music. For August, she brought us an afternoon at the state fair!

We are thankful for this couple, Tony and Irmi. They spend a LOT of time in the back garden, and we all reap the rewards!

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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!

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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Hawaiian BBQ, live music, and other fun events at Shoreview

July 15th, 2019

Summer fun has kept on rollin’ here at Shoreview! This July, we’ve had a Hawaiian BBQ, live music, and other fun events – check it out!

It’s hard to decide which part of our recent trip to Green Mill was best: the delicious meal or the ride!

Listening to Lyndon Griffin’s stories and songs about the Old West was so much fun!  

This month’s lesson and craft with Silverwood Nature Center taught us about the importance of sunlight in nature.

Monday morning bingo with friends is a great way to start the week!

Monroe knows how to bring a smile to our faces and put a song in our hearts! Celebrating our monthly birthdays with him was an absolute blast!

Maria not only keeps our library in order, she also keeps it decorated to always match the season. Thanks for celebrating freedom, Maria!

Aloha from Shoreview Senior Living! What’s more fun than a Hawaiian BBQ?!

Noodles and balloons bring on lots of laughs!

We love spending time together on the patio during the summer months!

Piece by piece, this gal gets the job done. We’re proud of our “Queen of Puzzles!”

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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! 🎤🎼

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

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Recent Fun

August 20th, 2018

Some recent fun at Shoreview Senior Living — We enjoyed patio trivia, National Night Out, music, dancing, fishing and more!

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Good Times in July

August 6th, 2018

Another month just flew by! Residents participated in the Slice of Shoreview Days parade, celebrated birthdays, and enjoyed many good times in July.

Slice of Shoreview Days Parade

On Saturday morning, Shoreview Senior Living participated in the Slice of Shoreview Days parade! It turned out to be a beautiful day. Rockin’ Tony made this day even more special by joining us on the float. Thank you to all who helped make this event happen. Be sure to check us out on CTV North Suburbs online. We also wanted to give a shout out to DARTS Aging and Caregiving Resources transportation for all their time and dedication!

 

90th Birthday

This is where the memories begin. A family celebrating their mom’s and friend’s 90th Birthday.

 

Yoga, Trivia, and Volleyball

We started the day with a game of volleyball, then we played a little trivia out on the patio in the afternoon. Residents enjoyed a bit of ice cream while testing their knowledge. Once they were filled up, we went inside to do some relaxing yoga with Nancy. We can’t thank you enough, Nancy, for your time and dedication! We all had a wonderful afternoon.

 

Silverwood Nature Center

Silverwood Nature Center visited again and talked about farmers markets. Residents were able to share their stories of canning their favorite veggies and fruit, as well as their days on the farm. They also created a berry bowl from clay which will be fired in the kiln and brought back next month for them to enjoy!

 

Fishing

Monday was such a busy day. A group of residents headed out to White Bear Lake to go fishing. We couldn’t ask for a more beautiful day! Everyone caught a fish! Ricardo caught the smallest fish, and Donna pulled in the largest fish. When we docked, residents enjoyed some lunch by the lake. Thank you, Ted, Kathy, and Julie for a terrific morning. Bear Boating of White Bear Lake, MN is a wonderful organization!

 

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