Family Events and Resources
You are invited to come to the Family Council Meetings:
Second Thursday of Each Month at 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. — Second Floor Conference Room in the nursing home. Bring Your Questions! Refreshments will be served. No need to RSVP.
March 9th - Carla Frantz, RN-BC Director of Nursing
"An update from the Director of Nursing"
April 12 - Alice Brown, Music Therapist
"How Music Therapy Helps our Residents"
May 10 - Jenny Pantaleo, RD, LD, Director of Dining Services
"Behind the Scenes of our Dining Services Department"
Saturdays at 5:30 p.m.
Sundays at 9:00 a.m.
Weekdays at 11:30 a.m.
Elder Enrichment Series:
All classes held from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Classes are free and open to the community.
Call 612-362-2450 to register for:
FASCINATING FALCON HEIGHTS
Full of famous places and fascinating stories, Falcon Heights is perched on the northern edge of St. Paul, right between Roseville and Lauderdale. Beginning with the Dakota, we’ll move forward in history toward a contemporary view of this small suburb. Get to know the people and places of Falcon Heights in this fully illustrated presentation.
Monday, March 5, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presented by Kristin Anderson
POETRY: LIGHT VERSE
Light verse is written to amuse. Prominent types include limericks, epigrams, and nonsense verse. This presentation is illustrated by examples, with opportunity for discussion (and laughter).
Monday, April 9th, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presented by Professor Lawrence Moe
HOLY GROUND: HISTORIC CEMETERIES OF THE TWIN CITIES
Whether military, religious, or non-denominational, cemeteries large and small dot the local landscape. Learn about the evolution of cemeteries in and around Minneapolis and St. Paul, from private family plots, through the beautiful Victorian garden cemeteries of the nineteenth century, to contemporary designs and settings.
Monday, May 7th, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presented by Kristin Anderson
APOLLO: WHY WE WENT TO THE MOON
July of 1969 will be remembered for centuries to come as the first time that mankind ventured beyond earth’s boundaries and explored a new world. There were many forces, political, social, and fiscal, at work that led us to the moon. Join David Jones for non-technical discussion about mankind’s greatest technological achievement.
Monday, June 4, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presented by David Jones
ARTS AND THE REFORMATION
How did the Protestant Reformation affect art and artists, and how did art help to shape the Reformation? In books, posters, pamphlets, and paintings, we will see new types of art and new uses for old forms. From portraits of the reformers to propaganda pieces, this presentation includes many images from the lively visual arts of Martin Luther’s time.
Monday, July 9, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presented by Kristin Anderson
THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT: CENTERPIECE OF THE NATIONAL MALL
The 555-foot Washington Monument stands proudly in the center of the National Mall in Washington DC. Building the Monument involved disagreements about the design, political infighting, inability to raise money and a 22-year interruption in the building phase. Join us as we explore this fascinating story.
Monday, August 6, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Presented by David Jones