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Touchmark on Saddle Drive - February 2014 Newsletter


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Touchmark on Saddle Drive - February 2014 Newsletter

  1. 1. February 2014 THE{FULL}LIFE TOUCHMARK ON SADDLE DRIVE Enjoying moments of fun! From musical performances and guest speakers to crafts and parties, the new year has been full of festive happenings. (cont.)
  2. 2. (cont.) Author to speak at Touchmark Author Preethi Burkholder will be a featured speaker at Touchmark Friday, Feb. 7, 2 pm. She will discuss her book, Ghost Towns of the Rockies, and the historical events and circumstances that created the ghost towns. Copies of her book will be available for purchase at the event. Learn more about Montana’s various and interesting ghost towns; many actually welcome visitors in the spring and summer. All are welcome, but an RSVP is required. Fitness class mentioned in Independent Record Touchmark is currently hosting a Forward Motion Fitness class, which the local paper featured. The six-week class is designed for people experiencing motor challenges due to Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other movement disorders. Read more at
  3. 3. Enjoying your {FULL} Life Touchmark is a community of friends celebrating and living the Full Life—and enjoying the benefits of services and amenitites. We invite you to visit and learn more about what we call the {FULL} Life! Featured (pictured): Cottage home 929 Offering: 1,540 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, nice end lot, great view of the Helena Valley, and updated paint, flooring, and countertops throughout Also available: Featured: Apartment 221 Offering: 904 square feet, one bedroom, one bathroom, large den, and bright eastern exposure 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 end-of-life plan) and shares helpful information from the 50th US Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. Read more online at
  4. 4. EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Contact a Full Life team member for additional details, including registration, transportation information, and participation requirements. Sunday, Feb. 2, 4:30 pm Watch Super Bowl XLVIII and enjoy a tailgate dinner, including chili, hot wings, and brats. Please sign up. Forum. Thursday, Feb. 6, 11:30 am Men’s Pizza and Beer Lunch. Join the guys for a brew and a slice of pizza. Forum. Friday, Feb. 7, 10:45 am Bus leaves for Go Red for Women event at Macy’s. Afterward, the group will go to lunch at MacKenzie River Pizza. For more event information, visit Monday, Feb. 10, 11:15 am Lunch out at Perkins Restaurant. Sign up at the Front Desk. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 6:45 pm Bus leaves for California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio. Sign up at the Front Desk. Tickets are $25. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2 pm Celebrate National Cherry Pie Day. Enjoy a piece of cherry pie and vanilla ice cream with a cup of coffee. Socialize and learn a little more about cherry production, products, festivals, and all things cherry. Forum. Friday, Feb. 21, 3 pm Helena Music Teachers Association Open Recital Time. Local music students perform love songs and arias in honor of Valentine’s Day. Lobby. Tuesday, Feb., 25, 2 pm Fall Prevention and Recovery Seminar. Forum. Mark your calendar! March 4, 9 am - noon Senior Fitness Testing. Nursing students from University of Montana’s Helena College of Nursing will be here to conduct a variety of physical tests to measure individual fitness levels. The Senior Fitness Test is a simple, economical method of assessing the physical attributes that older adults need in order to perform daily activities. It consists of seven tests—covering lower- and upper-body strength, aerobic endurance, lower- and upper-body flexibility, agility, and balance. Forum. See the full calendar of events online: TOUCHMARK ON SADDLE DRIVE Full-service Retirement Community 915 Saddle Drive • Helena, MT 59601 406-449-4900 • 149088 © 2014 Touchmark Living Centers, Inc., all rights reserved