Celebrations


Festive Treat Cart & Talented Resident Pianists

January 15th, 2021

Since we couldn’t gather for big group activities during the holiday season, we made the rounds with our festive treat cart on several occasions. Santa even came by to help out one time! 🎅

We have a few talented pianists in our Memory Care at Arbor Lakes Senior Living, and we love hearing them play! 🎹🎼

Here’s a quick clip of one of our Memory Care residents showing of her talent on the piano!

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Celebrating Arbor Lakes Senior Living’s 10-Year Anniversary

December 31st, 2020

Arbor Lakes Senior Living officially opened on December 1, 2010, meaning this month marked our 10-year anniversary!

To celebrate, we served cake and champagne to-go right outside our pub. Thank you to all our residents, associates, and family members for 10 years of amazing memories, and cheers to many more! 🥂

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Enjoying a Game of “Jeopardy!” & More Fall Fun

November 13th, 2020

Our friend, Bill W., wrote questions and played host for an incredibly entertaining game of “Jeopardy!” at Arbor Lakes Senior Living recently. Participating residents split up into three teams and enjoyed a little fun and friendly competition. Thanks for being such a great host, Bill!

Some of the residents and staff at Arbor Lakes Senior Living really got into the Halloween spirit this year! Saturday’s celebrations started with a morning game of “boo bingo,” where winners had to pop a balloon to learn what prize they won. In the afternoon, residents stopped by our on-campus pub to pick up a Halloween treat bag put together by youth groups from St. Joseph the Worker Church. What better way to celebrate than with sweets and surprises? Thank you so much for the kind and tasty gifts!

In celebration of fall, Arbor Lakes Senior Living residents recently did a fabric pumpkin craft. The results were beautiful, unique, and perfect for the season!

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A Week of Fun Activities at Arbor Lakes Senior Living

September 25th, 2020

This was a week filled with fun activities at Arbor Lakes Senior Living! We held an exhibit showing off the crafty and artistic talent in our building, as well as our first group activity (safely and socially distanced, of course) in months!

This week we held a “craft and hobby” exhibit here at Arbor Lakes Senior Living. We filled our dining room with handmade items from our residents and staff, creating an INCREDIBLE display of their talents! The exhibit featured quilts, paintings, stained glass creations, fishing equipment, books, and many other fun, beautiful pieces. We have so much talent in our community, so we made sure to take lots of photos to share. Check it out!

Tuesday was full of fun here at Arbor Lakes Senior Living! We kicked it off with hot, fresh-cooked breakfast delivered right to the residents’ front doors. Later, with extra safety measures put in place and carefully followed, we held our first organized group activity in several months with bingo! Although the game may have been a little different to maintain social distancing, everyone loved the opportunity to join together for some fun!

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70th Wedding Anniversary Celebration & Other Fun Events

August 31st, 2020

August was full of fun here at Arbor Lakes Senior Living! We had a 70th wedding anniversary celebration, an outdoor concert, and more. Check it out!

Arbor Lakes Senior Living was happy to celebrate the 70th wedding anniversary of two of our tenants, Ruth and Earl Herring.

The couple was married on Saturday, August 19, 1950, at Messiah Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. 

Congratulations, Ruth and Earl! Here’s to many more years of happiness ???

Arbor Lakes Senior Living recently enjoyed an outdoor concert by Michael Riddle. We encouraged tenants to open their windows to hear the music or sit outside, socially distanced. 

Michael’s great variety of music combined with a sunny summer day is just what everyone needed, and we loved every minute! ?

We recently enjoyed a “Grab-and-Go” Happy Hour at Arbor Lakes Senior Living!

Residents stopped by the pub for a margarita and a bag of popcorn to savor back in their apartments. They were delighted to see fellow tenants, even if only for a brief moment.

Since the pandemic began and group activities were cancelled, the tenants have been receiving daily activity packets on their doors. 

This has given us the opportunity to play “In-Room Bingo.” The tenants receive five Bingo numbers each day in their packets. Cathy Westling recently had a 3-game winning streak!

We look forward to finding out who this week’s winner will be!

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