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Happy Hour and Caroling

January 8th, 2019

As the holiday season is winding down, we’d like to share our last few Christmas festivities at Eagan Pointe Senior Living. We had a great holiday happy hour on the Friday right before Christmas. We enjoyed festive drinks, jolly games, and holiday cheer with our friends at Eagan Pointe.

 

A group of tenants from Eagan Pointe also caroled for their fellow tenants. They were led by our activity coordinator, Nichole, on the guitar. They sang and jingled all the way through the holiday season. It was a great time for the carolers to perform for their friends, and it was a great time for the tenants of Eagan Pointe to see their fellow neighbors caroling.

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Happy Holidays from Eagan Pointe

December 27th, 2018

Happy Holidays to all! This holiday season at Eagan Pointe Senior Living has been a busy one. From gingerbread cookies to a holiday jazz concert to Christmas caroling, you can say we’ve had a very festive month of December. The tenants decorated gingerbread cookies for our upcoming holiday party. They let their creativity flow to bring the gingerbread men and women to life!

 

Here are pictures of all the elves of Eagan Pointe putting up holiday decorations. After 4 years of putting the decorations up together, these elves have the process down pat! It took no time at all to turn Eagan Pointe into a holiday wonderland!

 

 

Preschoolers from St. John Neumann visited the tenants of Eagan Pointe. The students all came as reindeer and sang great carols.

 

Eagan Pointe had a special holiday concert put on by the Eagan High School Jazz Band. They played jazzy renditions of popular holiday music. They even took some time out of the concert to sing carols with the tenants!

 

The Garden Cove tenants of Eagan Pointe made and decorated salt dough ornaments. They mixed the dough, rolled it out, and cut holiday shapes. Once the salt dough dried out, they painted the ornaments.

 

Eagan Pointe hosted their annual holiday party for tenants, their families, and friends. It was a huge success! Attendees of the party enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres, listened to delightful holiday music, and, of course, had a visit from Santa.

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Farewell Priscilla and Roger

November 29th, 2018

We are bidding farewell to a couple that we have enjoyed having as residents at Eagan Pointe Senior Living. Priscilla and Roger were adored by our staff and tenants. In their departure, they left us with these kind words:

“Dear Eagan Pointe Friends,

We would like to apologize for our sudden departure from Eagan Pointe. Circumstances did not permit us to say farewell the way we would have liked to.

We enjoyed our stay at Eagan Pointe and appreciate the many services availed us, along with the friends we made among the residents and staff. We have moved to a residence to be nearer to our daughters.

Eagan Pointe is an outstanding organization where, because of you, we built many fond memories. Best wishes to each of you in the future.

Priscilla and Roger”

 

We will miss you both around here, but we will cherish the fond memories that were created!

 

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Halloween Celebration

November 6th, 2018

Eagan Pointe tenants had a great time celebrating Halloween. There was a parade of Trick-or-Treaters from a local preschool to entertain the tenants. The kitchen staff dressed as the cast of Peter Pan. The management ladies were the cast of The Wizard of Oz. The three ladies who won our costume contest were Ms. Witch (Mary Ann Wilson), Black Cat (Janice Torrini), and Ms. Hawaii (Evelyn Nultimeier). We also had some fun with some Halloween Witches Brew.

Check out below for pictures from our fun Halloween celebration!

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Our Residents are Keeping Busy – Check Out these Fun Activities!

October 29th, 2018

Our residents at Eagan Pointe Senior Living have been keeping very busy this autumn season! From a beautiful fall leaves tour to a visit from the Precious Pets program, we are having lots of fun as we inch closer to the new year. Take a look at our most recent activities!

The tenants on the Garden Cove floors of Eagan Pointe were able to participate in a Precious Pets program. The animals were all rescued pets. The tenants were able pet them and hold them. The pets included a gecko and other reptiles, as well as a lion rabbit, hamster, guinea pig, hedgehog, and more. The tenants loved seeing the animals and being able to hold them in their laps!

 

The tenants of Eagan Pointe took a tour to see the fall leaves change colors. We drove all around the town of Eagan right at the peak of the color change. Everywhere we looked there was a different color to see!

 

The tenants of Eagan Pointe took a virtual trip to Sweden. We learned all about the customs of Swedish people and what to do when you are in Sweden. We topped it off with authentic Swedish meatballs from Ikea with some lingonberry sauce and pickled herring. And just like the Swedes, we drank some caffeinated coffee.

 

The tenants of Eagan Pointe have been busy with festive activities. Here they are preparing for Halloween by coloring in witches and pumpkins!

 

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Tree Painting, Padelford Tour, Oktoberfest, Oh My!

October 17th, 2018

The residents of Eagan Pointe Senior Living are making the best of this fall season! Take a look at some of the fun fall activities from the past couple weeks.

Some of our Garden Cove residents made fall trees come to life with Q-tip painting. Some had already lost their leaves and were raked into a pile at the bottom. The residents used their creativity to bring a little fall to their rooms.

 

This was an extraordinary day! The residents of Eagan Pointe Senior Living went on a Padelford tour down the Mississippi River. They were able to learn a little bit about the history, as well as see the beautiful nature surrounding the boat.

 

The residents of Eagan Pointe celebrated Oktoberfest! They enjoyed German snacks, German polka music, and of course, beer. What Oktoberfest celebration would be complete without a little sauerkraut? Prost!

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2018

September 18th, 2018

We are proud to announce that Eagan Pointe Senior Living and ten other Southview Senior Communities raised over $23,000, more than doubling our goal! The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is a nationwide fundraiser event for the Alzheimer’s Association in an effort to support lives affected by Alzheimer’s and advance research to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

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Recent Activities

September 17th, 2018

Eagan Pointe Senior Living residents have had some fun recent activities.

Ball Toss

The residents of Eagan Pointe enjoyed a classic game of balloon toss! Such a favorite with the residents. They love trying to improve how many times they pass the balloon before it hits the floor!

 

Door Letter

The residents from Eagan Pointe Garden Cove had some fun making decorative letters to hang on their apartment doors.

 

Dream Catchers

Eagan Pointe residents living on the Garden Cove floors had some fun learning about the history of dream catchers and then learned to make their own. No nightmares will be visiting Eagan Pointe anytime soon!

 

Bonnie

Eagan Pointe resident, Bonnie, sang and danced with the activity coordinator, Nichole, who played, “My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean” on guitar.

Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 6th, 2018

On September 15, we join the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Target Field in Minneapolis. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or some form of dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association and Walk to End Alzheimer’s mission is to bring awareness, reduce the risk, and eliminate Alzheimer’s through research and care. You can help us by donating: http://bit.ly/2Bl2y7U or participating in the walk. Details here: http://bit.ly/2vOJVEg

Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Tuscany

September 5th, 2018

The residents of Eagan Pointe “traveled” to Tuscany, Italy through our Armchair Travel program. They enjoyed some trivia and shared stories of their travels to Tuscany. Residents watched a video of the history and gorgeous views of the Italian region. They also indulged in some Tuscany wine and food. The residents made their own bruschetta together to snack on while trying the different wines.

Tuscany at Eagan Pointe Senior Living

 

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