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Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village - August 2013 Newsletter


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Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village - August 2013 Newsletter

  1. 1. October 2011 | page 1 EVENT{FULL}Monthly updates from your {FULL} Life community TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE Issue 8, 2013 | page 1 Packed with love and care More than 20 residents, including members from the Quilters Club, recently made drawstring bags for the local Kits for Kids project. They packed the bags with hygiene items that residents had donated. The project is organized by the First Presbyterian Church, which will deliver the bags to homeless youth in the area. Residents also raised close to $800 to help fill an additional 66 bags with supplies.
  2. 2. TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE Issue 8, 2013 | page 2 Contact a Full Life team member for additional details, including registration, transportation information, and participation requirements. Saturday,Aug. 3, 10 am - 2 pm Trip to Sunriver Quilt Show and Sale. View over 300 contemporary and traditional quilts on display in The Village at Sunriver. Cost: $5 transportation. No admission charge for the show. Lunch and bazaar items will be available for purchase. Monday,Aug. 5, 3:30 pm The Good Time Band performs show tunes and ragtime numbers. All welcome. Forum. Tuesday,Aug. 6, 3:30 pm Friendship Ambassadors meeting. All welcome to join and brainstorm ideas. Lounge. Tuesday,Aug. 6, 4 pm Dinner on the Town. Dine at Greg’s Grill in the Old Mill. Transportation provided. Bring money for dinner. Sign up at any front desk. Wednesday,Aug. 7, 2 - 3 pm Socrates Circle. Join this philosophical discussion. River Lodge Club Room. No cost. All welcome. Thursday,Aug. 8, 11 am Dr. Bonnie Skakel presents Qigong – Gentle Chinese Exercise to Improve Energy & Circulation. Bonnie is a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist, Chinese medicine practitioner, and a body-mind-spirit counselor. Terrace Lodge Forum. Thursday,Aug. 8, 4:30 - 7 pm Birthday Dinner. No charge for residents who are celebrating August birthdays; cost for others: $19. Reservations required. Sign up at any front desk. Four Seasons. Friday,Aug. 9, 6:45 pm Trip to Pops Concert at Summit High An active, social life awaits Featured: Terrace Lodge 333, offering residential care/attended living Offering: 657 square feet, one bedroom, one bathroom, and services and amenities for higher level of service Featured: Terrace Lodge 203 Offers: 658 square feet, one bedroom, one bathroom, deck, fireplace, and easy access to all amenities (cont.) EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Every day we celebrate The {FULL} Life at Touchmark. People enjoy friendships, educational opportunities, musical events, fitness classes, and more. Plus, there are comfortable, private homes and a variety of services. Embrace your Full Life. Visit us today!
  3. 3. October 2011 | page 1 TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE Issue 8, 2013 | page 3 School. Featured musician Bill Ganz and his Western Band will be accompanied by the Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra. Transportation provided by signing up at any front desk. To purchase tickets, call 541-593-9310 or go to www. Sunday,Aug. 11, 2 pm Day trip to Cowboy Dinner Tree in Silver Lake, Oregon. See program description for cost and transportation details. Monday,Aug. 12, 4 pm Roman Murder Mystery Theatre. Touchmark Theatre Performers present an outrageous satire that takes place in an ancient Roman villa. All welcome. Terrace Lodge Forum. Tuesday,Aug. 13, 11 am - 3 pm Lunch outing to Mt. Bachelor Pine Martin Lodge. Ride the chairlift up Mt. Bachelor and dine in the lodge. Cost: $14 for the chairlift. Bring money for lunch. Dress for the weather and bring sunscreen. Transportation provided. Sign up at any front desk. Tuesday,Aug. 13, 3 pm Armchair Traveler explores Australia. Terrace Lodge Forum. Wednesday,Aug. 14, 4:30 - 5 pm Australian Outback Patio Party. Enjoy a barbecue dinner with entertainment by The Alley Cats jazz ensemble. Meal accounts will be charged. Western apparel encouraged. Terrace Lodge Courtyard. Friday,Aug. 16, 11:30 am Affinity Lunch for those 90+ years. Dine together at a table during lunch. Meal accounts will be charged. Sign up at any front desk to allow for seating arrangements. Terrace Lodge Four Seasons. Sunday,Aug. 18, 4:30 - 8 pm Sunset dinner trip to Mt. Bachelor Pine Martin Lodge. Ride the chairlift up Mt. Bachelor and enjoy a sunset dinner in the lodge. Cost: $14 for the chairlift and dinner on own. Dress warm and in layers. Transportation provided. Sign up at any front desk. Tuesday,Aug. 20, noon TED Talk Lunch and Learn on Alzheimer ’s disease. Cost: $8 lunch. Space limited. RSVP at any front desk or call 541-848- 4159. Terrace Lodge Forum. Tuesday,Aug. 20, 4 pm Brew Crew to The Good Life Brewing Company. Order off menu. Transportation provided. Sign up at any front desk. Wednesday,Aug. 21, 3 pm Shopping trip to Drake Park Farmers Market. Saturday,Aug. 24, 9 am - noon Outing to the Sunriver Nature Center and Observatory. Bring your binoculars and camera. Cost: $5 transportation; $4 admission. Sign up at any front desk. Accounts will be charged. Tuesday,Aug. 27, 7 pm After Dinner Music Show featuring Groove Merchants with Kate Mackenzie. Enjoy an evening of swing from the ’30s and ’40s. Kate was on Prairie Home Companion for 15 years. All welcome. Forum. Wednesday,Aug. 28, 1 pm Bend Public Library Visit. Sign up at any front desk. Thursday,Aug. 29, 6:30 pm That’s What Friends Are For, presented by Touchmark Vice President of Wellness & Programs Marge Coalman, EdD. Internationally recognized Dr. Coalman talks about how social interaction is more than just a pleasant pastime: It’s critical to our well-being. Research is showing that social engagement can lead to better health and longevity, while social isolation and loneliness can lead to poorer health and shorter life. Forum. Open to the public. Saturday,Aug. 31, 10 am - 1 pm Sisters Western & Native American Arts Festival. Cost: $5 transportation. Account will be charged. See the full calendar of events online: TouchmarkBend. com/pdf/community-event- calendar.pdf. (cont.)
  4. 4. TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE Issue 8, 2013 | page 4 Marge Coalman, EdD Vice President of Wellness & Programs Movements rooted in eternity “Thomas Svobada arrived at the nursing home in NE Portland when the cherry trees outside his window were bare. … Now the blossoms have peaked and on a warm spring afternoon they drift onto his shoulders as he sits outside in his wheelchair.” – David Stabler, reporter, The Oregonian Thomas is Oregon’s most prolific and performed composer. For the past seven months, he has been recovering from a debilitating stroke that affected his right side with partial paralysis. It happened suddenly when he and his wife of nearly 50 years were preparing dinner. For weeks, his recovery was slow, but then he began improving, and he continues to make progress. And he continues to move people through his music. Do any of us plan for this kind of an event? No one I have interviewed ever has. One of the lessons from this heart- wrenching and heartwarming story is that legacy and giving back are the essence of who and what we are—today and tomorrow. Thomas is known as a composer whose music is played around the world, a teacher to a generation of music students, a mentor to scores of composers, an amazing pianist, and a playful friend. People move to Touchmark for many reasons. Most will tell you, though, that they wish they had moved here sooner. All appreciate the fullness of life and opportunities for living— and continuing to create—their legacy. Each person has a life story and talents to share, and overwhelmingly residents are optimistic and grateful for the options available at Touchmark. To find out more about the possibilities of living a {FULL} Life and providing a personal legacy, contact a member of the Full Life team. As Robert Schuller said—and others repeat—“If it’s going to be, it’s up to me.” Construction update The framing has been completed on the exterior entry canopy, which connects the existing Cliff Lodge to the new wing of the Terrace Lodge. The curved beams have also been installed. Construction crew will work on the roofing of the connecting canopy next. The rough grading of the new Cliff Lodge courtyard is finished as well as the block retaining wall. Crews are focusing on the exterior siding and stone installation, and they have already poured the concrete retaining wall for the memory care courtyard. Interior projects include drywall, framing, and installation of plumbing, electrical, and mechanical.
  5. 5. October 2011 | page 1 TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE Summer fun Issue 8, 2013 | page 5 Left: National brain expert Rob Winningham, PhD, talks about the mounting evidence that lifestyle factors, including staying mentally active, can delay or even prevent memory problems. Above: Residents enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the patio during an Independence Day gathering. Community activities included making sushi, a western show, and a golf outing.
  6. 6. TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE BRAIN BUILDERS Issue 8, 2013 | page 6 Grab a paper and write the following list of summer fruits and veggies in alphabetical order. Capsicum Asparagus Broccoli Cabbage Avocado Cilantro Bok Choi Collard greens Beet Chives Carrot Butternut Celery Cauliflower Answers:Asparagus,Avocado,Beet,BokChoi,Broccoli,Butternut,Cabbage, Capsicum,Carrot,Cauliflower,Celery,Chives,Cilantro,Collardgreens. Classic cars roll in for show Touchmark’s resident financial firm Rosell Wealth Management hosted a classic car show for residents and guests that included numerous restored beauties in a wide variety of years, makes, and models, ranging from a 1932 Ford Roadster to a rare 1961 Chevrolet Corvette. “The concept for the car show stemmed from many conversations with clients who own classic automobiles, and this was an opportunity to share them with the community,” says David Rosell, president of Rosell Wealth Management, who also showcased his classic 1956 Morris Minor convertible known as Peaches. “People loved the event, which brought back a bit of nostalgia as they talked about owning these same cars years earlier.” (Rosell Wealth Management also serves the broader Central Oregon area.)
  7. 7. October 2011 | page 1 TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE Touchmark thanks the following advertisers for their support ...       For great customer service call Mention Touchmark resident and staff special for 10% off non-sale products – Bend North store only Dr. Peter M. Yonan DMD 625 NW Colorado Avenue, Bend, Oregon 97701 TEL. 541.383.0754 FAX. 541.383.8128 Specializing in Implant & Comprehensive Dentistry Seenextpageformore MEMBER FDIC EQUAL HOUSING LENDER SBA PREFERRED LENDER ©2010UmpquaBank.Allrightsreserved. GREAT COMMUNITIES START WITH GREAT PEOPLE. We’re lucky to be surrounded by both. Terrace Lodge 19800 SW Touchmark Way, Bend • 541-312-4888 Issue 6, 2013 | page 7 Small group class offers balance Small Group Balance Class is offered Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:15 - 11:45 am in the Residential Care Activity Room. Taught by Liz Rupar, this class can help improve one’s balance and stability. The class is limited to four people, and the cost is $40 for four sessions. If interested, contact Liz at 414-426-2417. Save the date! Active Aging Week is coming Sept. 23 to 29. This year’s theme is Experiencing the Full Life. Watch the calendar for more event information.
  8. 8. TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE 19800 SW Touchmark Way • Bend, OR 97702 541-383-1414 • © 2011 Touchmark Living Centers, Inc., all rights reserved Bend Skin CO Debra Simpkins Licensed Aesthetician 541.390.3338 Facials, Waxing and More Touchmark at Mt Bachelor Village, CL#3 Bend, OR 97702 Chic Shanties Restyling & Real Estate Staging We use your existing furnishings to: Prepare your home for the market Restyle your home for living Consultation Services SAVE 10% By the hour, room or entire project Karen 541-815-6919 Vicki 541-480-2990 CallJosefaat541-383-1414forinformationaboutadvertising. Touchmark thanks the following advertisers for their support ... Jeanne Turner, Principal Broker “Call me at 541-420-4600 for a free market analysis.” Caring...Knowledgeable...Effective 33 Years of Experience Thinking of Moving to Touchmark? 909 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701 Phone: (541) 382-3791 or (800) 433-4588 Fax: (541) 382-2361 605 NW Newport Ave., Bend, OR 97701