Touchmark at All Saints - February 2014 Newsletter


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Touchmark at All Saints - February 2014 Newsletter

  1. 1. February 2014 THE{FULL}LIFE TOUCHMARK AT ALL SAINTS Touchmark hosts unique Valentine’s Day event The Dessert Extravaganza returns for Valentine’s Day. The public is invited to the Feb. 14 event, which will feature a tasting of wonderful desserts and sweet treats. Diabetic options are also available, and tours will be available in addition to the desserts. The complimentary event will be 1:30 to 3:30 pm at Touchmark. People are asked to RSVP. Welcome 2014! For the new year, people enjoyed an afternoon of good friends, toasts, predictions, resolutions, and countdowns.
  2. 2. A GLANCE AT OCTOBER CAPTURING DELIGHT{FULL} MOMENTS Look for more photos on Facebook. Festive music by the group Anjelic filled the room as residents enjoyed the monthly birthday party and dinner. For resident Karen Saxvik the music was extra special as her daughter, Beth, is part of Anjelic. Norse Glee Club, the local men’s choir, shared seasonal songs. Resident Gail Kristensen (pictured far right), who is part of the group, hosted a reception with his daughter after the performance. Good times with the guys! The men gathered for a manly lunch. (cont.)
  3. 3. (cont.) Enjoying your {FULL} Life Touchmark is a community of friends celebrating and living the Full Life—and enjoying the952 sq. ft. Homes benefits of services and 1 Bedroom | 1 Bath Retirement Community amenitites. We invite you to visit and learn more about what we call the {FULL} Life! For illustration purposes only. Square footage, actual room sizes, and features may vary. See construction documents. W.I.C. Offering: Apartment 243 Features: 952 square feet, one bedroom, one bathroom, and south-facing view Waterford at All Saints 111 W 17th Street | Sioux Falls, SD 57104 | 605-335-1117 | 800-713-1117 | Sharing talents WAS099, Rev. 07/08, © 2008 Touchmark Living Centers, Inc., all rights reserved Krumkake tradition continues. Residents enjoyed the Norwegian holiday favorite, as resident Elizabeth Balcer and her daughters, Beth and Mary, prepared and served the sweet waffle cookies. Now on display in the Moments of Pride Curio: Norwegian rosemaling by Fern Skrabuha. This style of painting features decorative floral designs.
  4. 4. EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Contact a Full Life team member for additional details, including registration, transportation information, and participation requirements. Friday, Feb. 7, 2:30 pm Bus departs for personal shopping at Coldwater Creek. Come enjoy an afternoon of one-on-one attention from the helpful staff at Coldwater Creek. Please sign up. It’s also National Wear Red Day: Go Red for Women. Please wear red in support of women’s heart health. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2 pm Performance by South Dakota Rock ’n Roll Hall of Famer Bob LeRoy. All Saints Chapel. Friday, Feb. 14, 1:30 - 3:30 pm Dessert Extravaganza. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a buffet of wonderful desserts. Imperial Dining Room. Saturday, Feb. 15, 1:45 pm Musical performance by local musician Jeff Thomson. All Saints Chapel. Touchmark partnering with Sioux Falls Community Education program Starting this spring Touchmark is hosting on-site classes: • Writing Your Story: Remembering & Celebrating Your Values. DeeDee Raap (author of Dear Mom) will be leading this hands-on class. The class will be held March 4 and 11 from 6:30 to 8 pm. • Introduction to Social Media will cover Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. People will learn about each of these social mediums, including similarities and differences, and how and when to use them. This hands-on class will address the ever-changing digital world. Students will need to bring their own laptop computers or other device with log-in information. The class will be April 22 and 24 from 6 to 8 pm. Register for these classes online: https://commed. See the full calendar of events online: Matters of the heart Marge Coalman, EdD Vice President of Wellness & Programs February is a perfect time to soak up heart-filled sentiments. Both physical and spiritual. As you enjoy the merriment of the season, take time to think about the importance of your heart health as well as your relational health and legacy. In two articles, Touchmark Vice President of Wellness & Programs Marge Coalman, EdD, discusses the importance of connecting with family (and especially creating an endof-life plan) and shares helpful information from the 50th US Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. Read more online at TOUCHMARK AT ALL SAINTS Full-service Retirement Community 111 W 17th Street • Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605-335-1117 • 149088 © 2014 Touchmark Living Centers, Inc., all rights reserved