Animals


Enjoying the Final Beauty of Summer in August

August 30th, 2019

Enjoying the season while we still can! David and Beverly love sitting out on the front porch daily and soaking up the final beauty of summer.

Vern and Larry spend time daily in the Pub putting together challenging puzzles. Everyone is amazed at how fast they can finish a puzzle!

We recently had an Animal Ambassadors show here at Arbor Lakes! Everyone enjoyed the educational presentation showcasing some adorable exotic animals. It was so interesting to learn about each animal and where they can be found. And as an added bonus after the show, everyone was treated to a Pearson’s candy bar.

Arbor Lakes Senior Living hosted a “Shining Stars Talent Show!” We had a great variety of talented acts that brought a lot of smiles, giggles, and pride to the audience. From magic and music to comedy and dance, we couldn’t be more proud of our “Shining Stars” at Arbor Lakes. Thank you to everyone that participated in and helped support this AMAZING show!

Talent Show Acts:
Opening with Pledge of Allegiance by Veterans Group
“Star Spangled Banner” sung by Elizabeth Campbell
Poetry by Vi Sjogren
“Elvis Medley” by Jeffrey Brown
The Magic of Jack Parisian
“Walk the Line” on Viola by Sara
“Inspirational Song” by Rodney
Jazz Dance Performance by Destiny and Kylie
“Amazing Grace” Piano Solo by Ramona
“Funny Bones” with Ray & Jim
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” piano solo by David Geske
“In The Garden” vocal by Elizabeth Campbell
“Rhapsodie” piano solo by Andy Nelson
Tap dancing with Maddie
“My Favorite Things” by the Survivors – Mary, Donna, Shirley, and Gwen
“Mr. Kuhl and the Gang” piano and harmony performance

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Mother’s Day and Other May Celebrations at Arbor Lakes Senior Living

May 17th, 2019

Spring has been off to a fun and busy start here at Arbor Lakes Senior Living! Check out some photos from the Mother’s Day and other May celebrations we’ve had so far.

 

This past Sunday, we celebrated the never-ending love and bond of motherhood. Once again, we want to wish a happy (belated) Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers at Arbor Lakes Senior Living!

We had a magical and magnificent Mother’s Day celebration here at Arbor Lakes! We celebrated all Mothers with sweet treats, beverages, and a magical performance by Magician Markus Clegg. Markus wowed the crowd with his sleight-of-hand tableside magic and show tricks. We hope all mothers had a very happy Mother’s Day!

Memory Care Mother’s Day tea!

One of our Activities Staff, Vicki Higgins, hosted a beautiful Mother’s Day tea party for Arbor Lakes tenants. Vicki collects antiques and provided some of her beautiful serving pieces for the tea. She also shared some of the unique and interesting history of the collectibles with the tenants. It was a special tea party honoring our special moms here at Arbor Lakes.

Arbor Lakes tenants loved making greeting cards with our great volunteer, Katy!

Happy May birthdays! We celebrated the May birthdays with an astounding performance by Monroe Wright. He dazzled the crowd with his amazing voice, dance moves, and songs to sing along with.

We were “over the moon” with our puppy visits! Our Chef Manager, Jean, and her daughter, Liz, raise Labrador Retrievers. This week, we were lucky enough to meet their one-year-old Chocolate Lab, Cora, along with one of their seven-week-old puppies.

Throughout the spring and summer, Jean, Liz, and their dogs travel to dock diving competitions and confirmation shows on the weekends. Their dogs have won many first place ribbons and will be competing in the 2019 NADD/AKC National Championships in Orlando this December. We wish them the best of luck in all their competitions this year!

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Veteran’s Day and Pet Therapy

November 29th, 2018

We have had a couple of fun celebrations this past month including a tribute program for our veterans and a day of pet therapy for our residents.

To start it off, we honored our veterans with a tribute program and performance by the Minneapolis Police Band. On behalf of all of us at Arbor Lakes Senior Living, we would like to thank our veterans for their service to our country and for making us proud to be Americans. We salute all of the veterans.

We are so lucky to have pet therapy visits each month with Colby and Shawn. They bring a lot of joy to those they visit. Colby also wows our residents with some tricks.

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