1. Van transport to: all medical/dental appointments Tues/Thurs; religious services on Sundays;grocery shopping every Monday a.m. to two different stores.
2. Footcare monthly, Beltone Hearing 1x/mo.; full service Beauty Salon, manicures & pedicures, etc. open 5 days/wk.
1. Chair Yoga with professional instructor, Lyn Hopkins, every monday p.m.
2. Weight Training with YMCA teacher every Thursday p.m.; provides individual plans and tracks resident’s progress.
3. Walking Club meets weekly; informal, run by residents.
4. Chair Fitness with Coach Karen Pellerin & LE Director Reenie Harwell; combines deep breathing, strength-building, stretching, range of motion, etc. every THursday a.m.
5. Waist Watchers – nutrition, support and exercise for the middle of the body, meets monthly with Reenie Harwell
1. Foot SPA on 6/4 2;30pm with specialist Susan Miller; foot soaks, massage, lotions and education about taking care of feet.
2.Massage with Ginnie Levine, registered massage therapist, once a month and by appointment; chair or table. Ginnie excels in several methods and has increased her range with certification in Medical massage.
3. Relaxation to Music with Music Therapist John Thorp; a sound blanket produced by Tibetan & crystal bowls, Indian flue, Irish Harp and other small instruments, delivered in a darened, quiet room to enhance meditation and increase relaxation. Once per month, a resident favorite.
1. Mass, once per month.
2. Ecumenical Service with our own Rev. Charles Summers. Includes communion. 6/19 6:30pm.
3. Bible study and sharing with Pastor Jeff Chandler, 6/20 2pm. Group sharing, discussion and prayer.
4. Rosary is every Wed. a.m. and run by residents.
1. Macy’s, mall and Walmart once per month.
2. Grocery shopping on Mondays to two different markets.
3. Other trips occur frequently to stores and malls based on resident requests.
1. Men’s club of Keystone Woods, meets monthly and takes trip monthly.
2. Garden Belles Women’s Club fund raises for charity and plans monthly activities and trips. Meets monthly and has a full-service board. Approx. 45 members currently. Next programs is a bake sale this June.
3. Knit Club – meets formally once a month and informally often. Current project is knitting winter hats for students at the Mary Lynch Elementary School. This will be the 4th season that hats/scarves have been knit for children many of whom come from poor families. There is also instruction for beginners.
4. The Koraleers, Gardens chorus meets weekly. 17 member chorus puts on shows here and at sister buildings seasonally. We have five good soloists who can put a song over! Conducted by Reenie Harwell, LE Leader.
5.La Table Francaise French Club meets monthly for meal, cuilture and language; off for the summer.
6. Gardener’s of Keystone Woods plant raised beds, patio garden & work in border gardens – on-going.
1. The Music Cttee for the Koraleers; song selection., programs and production meets 2x/mo.
2. The Resident Council meets monthly with Executive Director Laurie Waddell and the Department Head staff, working with a resident board of 13. Covers all aspects of life at the Gardens.
3. Food Cttee. meets monthly with our Senior Chef, Angie McKnight to discuss all aspects of food service here.
1. Dan Daniels, rock and roll/country blend; guitarist, composer and lively entertainer; 6/8/2pm.
2. Tony Rarus, guitar, singer, oldies, 6/15 2pm
3. “As Time Goes By’” DVD of most recent Koraleer show, 6/22/2pm. Mostly popular love songs with solos and several comedy acts.
1. Strawberry Festival, 6/18; decorations to theme and strawberry shortcake made by our residents for the whole house.
2. Bake sale by Garden Belles; baking and selling , their spring fund raiser; 6/14 10 – 2pm
3. Spa day with Reenie Harwell and Pat Gelinas at Grayson House, a joint activity given by the two LE Leaders.6/26 2pm at Grayson house Assisted Living building.
4. The Keystone Koraleers give their show “As Time Goes By’ at sister facility Keystone Commons, 6/7 1:30pm. Director Reenie Harwell, LE and accompanist Richie Mitnik.
5. Lady B night cruise on the Connecticut river, dinner at the Dockside rest., favorite Dave cClucci sings on board. 6/27 4pm.
6. Lunch with Laurie Waddell, Executive Director, meets in small groups for lunch with Gardens residents to get to know them better since she is fairly new to our campus, 6/27 noon.
7. Picnic with Keystone Commons, joining two sister facilities, to Chicopee State Park, barbeque and games; 6/19
8. Summer Sing Along wit refreshment, 6/21
9. Flag Day Dinner; patriotic presentation of colors, songs, and special dinner, 6/14 4 – pm.
10. Father’s dDy luncheon: surf and turf, beer, wine, entertainment and special gifts, 6/16 noon
1. Cards/games nightly.
2. Big Screen T.V. available 24/7.
3. Scrabble, Mah Jongg, Pitch, 65, dominoes at least once a week.
4. BINGO 3x/week, run by residents.
5. Reminiscence 1x/mo; conversation and artifacts, a sharing time.
1.MPower computer games, 24/7
2. US History, currently discussing western expansion. twice a month in summer, given by Reenie HArwell LE Leader.
3. Scrabble on demand;cross word puzzles4. Poetry Class once a month with special guests; reading., sharing, writing.
1. Walmart, Bilton’s Farm Stand & soft serve; Scenic Drive & lunch on 6/21 (orchard views. etc.); Bernie’s Trainstation for lunch and cindy’s for ice-cream, 6/28.
1. Make terrariums on 6/13 with Le Leader Reenie 1:30pm.
2. Baking 6/12..all day for the Bake Sale.
1. PBS ‘”LightHouses” a travelogue of America’s Lighthouses 6/1/1:30pm
2. “Keep America Singing” Mitch Miller sing along. 6/29 2pm
1. Light refreshments on Sunday afternoons in the Activity room.
2. Koraleer rehearsals weekly.