Celebrations


National Night Out and Other Summer Activities

August 16th, 2019

We can’t believe it’s already halfway through August! We’ve been enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. Check out photos from our National Night Out and other summer activities!

We took a walk to Central Park in Maple Grove last week to enjoy summertime snacks and the joy of the children in the splash pad. It’s hard to say who had more fun – the kids in the water or the tenants relaxing and taking in the good times!

Andy Nelson joined the activities team this summer as an Activities Assistant. So far he’s been leading musical programs for our memory care tenants and played piano in the lobby for everyone. We are lucky to have him as part of our team here at Arbor Lakes!

The National Night Out celebration here at Arbor Lakes included ice cream treats, a visit from the Maple Grove Police and Fire Departments, and a great Barbershop Quartet performance by Note’orious! We are so proud to be a part of the great city of Maple Grove with its sense of community and everything it has to offer!

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July Birthdays, Patriotic Crafts, and Tropical Fun

July 25th, 2019

July birthdays, patriotic crafts, and tropical fun at Arbor Lakes Senior Living!

We celebrated our July birthdays with ice cream sundaes and an amazing performance by CODA! Everyone raved about CODA, and we hope they’ll come back again soon! 🎼🎷🎹

Dimension Studio came in to work with members of our “Happy Crafters” program on a patriotic wreath project.

We enjoyed a summer “Escape to Paradise Island” with music of the Caribbean and pina coladas, blue hawaiians, and bahama punch. All the fun gave everyone a great reason to wear their Hawaiian shirts and Muumuus. The aloha spirit filled the room!

As an added bonus, tenants Carol and Hugh celebrated their wedding anniversary with everyone at the event. Happy Anniversary you two!

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Patriotic Independence Day Show and Move and Groove Bingo

July 12th, 2019

We all celebrated America with an outstanding performance by Jenni Thyng! Jenni led us in an amazing, patriotic Independence Day show. We hope you and your families had a very happy 4th of July!

“Move and Groove Bingo” was a big hit! Interim on-site health care staff – Kelly, OT, and Denise, PTA – combined fun and exercise to help improve the tenants’ health. What a great combination!

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Celebrating Fathers and Summer at Arbor Lakes

June 28th, 2019

The warmer weather is finally here, and so we’ve been celebrating fathers and summer at Arbor Lakes!

To celebrate and honor all fathers at here Arbor Lakes Senior Living, we enjoyed appetizers and beverages at a Father’s Day get together for tenants and their families. Following the social, we had a rousing game of cornhole where the men played the ladies. We had lots of laughs, fun banter, and a good time! From all of us at Arbor Lakes, we wish all Dads a Happy Father’s Day!

Friends enjoying the front porch and the beauty of summer. 🌞

Everyone enjoyed the beautiful scenic drive to Dehn’s Country Manor in Dayton, as well as the restaurant’s country charm and great food!

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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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