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Touchmark at Fairway Village - November 2013 Newsletter

  1. 1. EVENT{FULL} Monthly updates from your {FULL} Life community Enjoying Active Aging Week During Active Aging Week, residents participated in a community drum circle as well as a talent show (lower left) and geocaching scavenger hunt (lower right). Touchmark Health & Fitness Club also hosted a full schedule of wellness offerings during the week, including: functional fitness assessments, balance assessments, SAIL (Stay Active & Independent for Life) class demonstration, a demonstration of the new NeuroCom® Balance Master® assessment and rehabilitation system, fitness class demonstrations, healthy snacks, and more. TOUCHMARK AT FAIRWAY VILLAGE Issue 11, 2013 | page 1 October 2011
  2. 2. More fall fun It’s been a fun month! Decorating for fall. Celebrating Oktoberfest. Enjoying a sunny day at a local farm. Taking part in a game show. Dressing up like Lucy for an I Love Lucy Appreciation Day. Joining the fun during a parachute game in the Pembrook neighborhood. TOUCHMARK AT FAIRWAY VILLAGE Issue 11, 2013 | page 2
  3. 3. BRAIN BUILDERS Tongue twisters require concentration and challenge pronunciation skills. For an added challenge, try memorizing and saying the twister out loud. Betty Botter had some butter. “But,” she said, “this butter’s bitter.” If I bake this bitter butter, it would make my batter bitter. But a bit of better butter— that would make my batter better. So she bought a bit of butter, better than her bitter butter, and she baked it in her batter, and the batter was not bitter. So ‘twas better Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter. EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Contact a Full Life team member for additional details, including registration, transportation information, and participation requirements. about the upcoming events, new activities, and share your ideas for future events. Activity Room. Month of November What are you thankful for? Give thanks this month and post it on the Give Thanks Board in the lobby. Residents, team members, visitors, family, and friends are welcome to participate. Monday, Nov. 4, 7 pm Discussion Group: Why do we pollute? Join resident Herb Schwartz for stimulating conversation. Forum. Tuesdays in November, 3:30 pm Weekly Christmas Caroling Choir. Michelle and Jennifer will lead a group through traditional carols in preparation for a December concert. Fireside Room. Friday, Nov. 1, 2:30 pm Sadie Hawkins Dance. Enjoy refreshments and dance to the music of Nehemiah Brown. Courtside Dining Room. Friday, Nov. 1, 7 pm Violin and Piano Recital. Refreshments will be served. Fireside Room. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2:15 pm Outing to the Vancouver Symphony. Cost: $30; tickets may be purchased at the door. Activity Room. Monday, Nov. 4, 3:30 pm New monthly calendar review with Michelle. Learn more TOUCHMARK AT FAIRWAY VILLAGE Friday, Nov. 8, 2:30 pm Ice Cream Social with Thanksgiving flavors and Barbara Curry on the piano. Fireside Room. Monday, Nov. 11, 7:30 - 9 am Veteran’s Breakfast Buffet. No charge for veterans; all others a suggested $7.50 donation to benefit the Wounded Warrior fund. Please RSVP. Courtside Dining Room. Monday, Nov. 11, 3:30 pm Veteran’s Day Event. Join us as we honor Veteran’s through song, video, poems, presenting the colors, and guest speakers, including residents. Fireside Room. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2:30 pm Enjoy an afternoon of acting, singing, and incredible humor with Team Rondo’s Patriotic Show! Fireside Room. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 3 pm Ladies Cocktail Hour. Fireside Room. (cont.) Issue 11, 2013 | page 3
  4. 4. (cont.) Wednesday, Nov. 13, 3 pm Men’s Club. Enjoy light snacks, pool, and beer tasting with Rian. Cue Room. Thursday, Nov. 14, 3:30 pm Happy Hour with Monte and Ron. Enjoy wine and delicious appetizers in the Fireside Room. Sunday, Nov. 17, 12:15 pm Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Concert: Bountiful Harvest. Cost: $25 tickets at the door. Monday, Nov. 18 All Residents Monthly Meeting. Courtside Dining Room. Friday, Nov. 22, 2:30 pm Laugh with Mac! Bring your jokes. The room is packed, but it is worth it to squeeze in on the fun! Wednesday, Nov. 20 Birthday Dinner Celebration in the Heritage Dining Room at 4:30 and Courtside Dining Room at 5 pm. Monday, Nov. 25, 3 pm Performance by Joy of Dance. Fireside Room. Friday, Nov. 22, 10:30 am Veteran’s Coffee & Conversation, Café. This new weekly group is just for veterans and encourages casual conversation. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 3:30 pm Live Game Show: Pyramid! Great prizes and great fun. Fireside Room. See the full calendar of events online: TouchmarkVancouver. com/pdf/community-eventcalendar.pdf Condo-style Homes Home for the holidays Resort-style Retirement 970 sq. ft. 2 Bedroom | 2 Bath For illustration purposes only. Square footage, actual room Homes Main 1,461 ft. | Garage cleaning, cooking, and winter driving.See construction documents. have more time for sizes, and features may vary. Imagine a of 502 sq. ft. Plus, you’ll 2 Bedroom | 2 bath Resort-style Retirement hobbies, friends—and holidays celebrations! Call or stop by today for a tour. For illustration purposes only. Square footage, actual room sizes, and features may vary. See construction documents. CEILING KITCHEN C. L. L. C. M. BATH L. C. BATH M. BATH L. C. C. CEILING W.I.C. W.I.C. FIREPLACE C. LIVING ROOM Featured: 2893 Jefferson Terrace Apartment 414 Offers: 1,461 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, craft room in garage Offers: 970 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, stunning view of Mt. Hood Waterford at Fairway Village 2911 SE Village Loop | Vancouver, WA 98683 | 360-254-2866 | 800-414-7575 | WFV111, Rev. 01/08 © 2008, Touchmark Living Centers, Inc., all rights reserved TOUCHMARK AT FAIRWAY VILLAGE Waterford at Fairway Village Issue 11, 2013 | page 4 2911 SE Village Loop | Vancouver, WA 98683 | 360-254-2866 | 800-414-7575 | WFV027, Rev. 06/08 © 2008, Touchmark Living Centers, Inc., all rights reserved
  5. 5. CLUB AQUATIC NEWS FITNESS Nov. is National Family Caregivers Month In celebration of National Family Caregivers Month we would like to say thank you to all those caring for family members, such as spouses, children, grandchildren, siblings, and PERSONAL TRAINER friends. Parkinson’s Support Group for Care Partners is a new group launching in November. It will start Nov. 12 and will continue monthly on AWARD Marge Coalman, EdD Vice President of Wellness & Programs I live, because I’m happy “I sing because I’m happy …” – Ci vilia Durfee Martin LIFE STORY Last month, this column focused on the happiness research, which is a bit startling and constantly changing. This month, the focus is on what works to make people feel empowered, engaged, and free from as many health/mental/ environmental constraints as PERSONAL CARE possible. Aging brings its own complications—less muscle, reduced energy quotient, elevated (or lowered) blood the second Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am. There is no charge, and reservations are not needed. This new group is in addition to our Clark County Parkinson’s Disease Support Group that is currently meeting on the first Wednesday of every month at 1 pm. For additional information, contact Kim Lehmann or Jan Beyers at 360-433-6400. pressure, financial worries about resources to care for one self and/or spouse for as long as needed, loss of friends and family. The data, though, show that many people are living long and well—even into their 100s. How can that be? Interestingly, the simple answer is “thankfulness.” We focus a lot on the word thankful during this season. One can be thankful in private, but that is only part of the formula for a good quality of life. Thankfulness accelerated by good works and generosity is the key component to the wellness prescription. Even individuals who are physically impaired or cognitively challenged set themselves apart by being part of the solution to the unmet needs of others. The expanded vision of others and good works TOUCHMARK AT FAIRWAY VILLAGE PERSON-CENTERED CARE 2911 SE Village Loop • Vancouver, WA 98683 360-254-2866 • © 2011 Touchmark Living Centers, Inc., all rights reserved can empower people who cannot volunteer in traditional ways. Touchmark believes in philanthropy. The Touchmark Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity formed by Touchmark in 2002. Its mission is “to enhance the well-being of seniors.” The foundation is dedicated to providing programs to help ensure that seniors have what is necessary to make their lives comfortable, satisfying, and engaging. At this time of year, food boxes are given out at each Touchmark community to help families in need. To be part of Touchmark’s Community Partners and Volunteer efforts, contact a member of the Full Life team. Thank you for caring and sharing.