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“It touched my heart when one of my seniors introduced me to her son by saying “This is my friend.”
Wellness Director

News & EventsThere’s nothing like joining in to acquire a real feel for MorningStar. So please know you’re welcome at our monthly events, or drop in to see us while you’re in the neighborhood. We’ll treat you to a complimentary lunch. Contact us to find out more.

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Canvasing the Mind

Our Memories in the Making art program is going great at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar. Amazed what our Reflections residents paint. Volunteer Shelly, with the Alzheimer’s Association, is so good at inspiring and guiding through the process.

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Flap On

Our Roaring 20s Party hosted by the Denver MorningStar communities for industry professionals was a roaring success. Thanks, Parker, for hosting this one.

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Life Around Our Parker House

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Burger King outing with Charles & Ray
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Spring Crafting Andie & Helen
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Kentucky Derby Straw Stirs with Christy & Ellie

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Volunteer Luncheon with Lexi, LEC Jamie & Ellie
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Volunteer Luncheon with Phil & Roger

 

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Here at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar, Penny with her finished Mushroom from ceramics class; Marlene and Alma with their Get Ready for Summer craft.

 
Memories in the Making

Parker Senior Living by MorningStar is very proud to be an official host site of the Alzheimer’s Assn’s “Memories in the Making” art program. Here participants in MIM focus intently on creating a masterpiece of form and color.

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Adorable Me

Puppies came visiting to Parker Senior Living by MorningStar…some sleepy, some playful, all adorable.

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Mobile Shopping

We are pleased to welcome beneath our roof with regularly a local clothing vendor, who displays wares in our Great Room, to the shopping delight of our residents at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar.

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Crafty Residents at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar…

this time, it’s Q-tip Painting and Ceramics. Let your imagination soar!

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Easter Happenings

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Life Around our House

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We’ve been crafty at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar in readiness to celebrate Easter. Residents Ellie, Joan and Marie made Sock Bunnies.

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Residents of Parker Senior Living by MorningStar love our color group. Kathy proudly displays her work.

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Easter isn’t Easter without the chicks. Alice, of Parker Senior Living by MorningStar, painted hers into existence.

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Parker Senior Living by MorningStar went to the Wildlife Experience to view the IMAX show, “Magic of the Big Blue: South America.”

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Who doesn’t like a treat from DQ? Paul was in heaven with his soft cone. During a recent outing with residents of Parker Senior Living by MorningStar.

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Parker Senior Living by MorningStar recently started a Dominos Group. The ladies get together twice per week. Seen here is Bev, Carroll and Maureen.


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Sing-A-Longs are a popular activity under our roof at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar. Patsy and Life Enrichment Assistant Chris are loving the music and song!

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Dorothy loves poker. Every Saturday, volunteer Sreeni comes to play with her for two hours.

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Easter is just around the corner. The ladies at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar are loving the season’s festive crafts.

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Rummikub has become quite a popular pastime for residents at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar. The group gets bigger by every week.


Painting Class

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Georgia O’Keefe Painting Class…at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar, at which we mimicked the style of this celebrated American artist.

 

All in the Family

Homemade pizza, pasta and tiramisu…all thoroughly enjoyed by the residents, families and team members in our Reflections Neighborhood.

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Go Green

St Patrick’s Day is alive and green at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar. Welcome, Sweet Springtime.

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Gorgeous and 90

Joyce’s 90th birthday, celebrated in style at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar

Life Around Our House

PJs and Penguins…who but the folks at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar would find playful fun in both!

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Tea Time at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar

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Cat in the Hat

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In celebration of the beloved Dr. Suess’ birthday (real name Theodore Geisel), Parker Senior Living by MorningStar celebrated…any reason for a party!

These Quiet Moments

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Housekeeper Val paused in her cleaning responsibilities to sit and “just be” with resident Marlys at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar.


Fun Activities
Residents of Parker Senior Living by MorningStar enjoyed a presentation on Alaska from Pauline, who lived there for years. Her collection of mementos included a child’s moccasin handmade with beads; Parker Senior Living by MorningStar celebrated Mardi Gras (“Fat Tuesday”) with the traditional masquerade masks. Here’s Carroll, always up for any celebration; Resident Bobbye and Care Manager Larissa enjoyed each other’s company while trying to put a puzzle together at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar.

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Crayola for the Ages
Our recent Crayon Art Class at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar proved you are never too old to be crafty with Crayola. Here residents Ralph and Freda demonstrate how to melt crayons on canvas for interesting effect.

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Water Bugs
Residents at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar love our Water Aerobics Class. You will always find residents Ellie, Laura and Marlene ready to get fit in the pool.

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Happy Days
Parker Senior Living by MorningStar returned to the ‘50s with a Sock Hop that knocked the sox off our residents and families. How fun to sip soda (our Soda Jerks were anything but jerks), swirl a poodle skirt, rock to Elvis, and hang with the gang (the T-Birds and Pink Ladies made a conspicuous showing). Costumer Winners were Gloria Wiebers (Wellness Director) and husband Ron; Resident Judy and Volunteer Ireland.

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Bedazzle
We host a jewelry-making class every month at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar. It’s always a humming room.

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Hand Jive and Bingo Business

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In readiness for our February Sock Hop, we taught a “Hand Jive Class; Resident Carroll means business when it comes to BINGO

Charter Members

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On February 3, we hosted a party in celebration of the One Year Anniversary of our southern building. There we gave “Charter Member” certificates to five residents. Here Ralph graciously accepted his award from Cara, our Executive Director. Also seen at the party: Resident Laura and her sister, Cindy.

Out to Lunch

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Kierra with friends, Ray and Charles, at Red Robin for lunch out on the town of Parker

Jane meets Jane

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Life Enrichment Assistant Jane and Resident Jane get acquainted over Dominos.

Take a Big Bite out of Life
On an outing to Chili’s, Joyce reveled in her oversized hamburger.
Hearts Afire
alice-painting-bubblewrap-heartsResident Alice makes a Bubble Wrap painting in tribute to Valentine’s Day.

Fun Events…

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On January 21, Parker Senior Living by MorningStar was privileged to enjoy a performance of the Columbine High School Show Choir. So entertaining was this talented group of teenagers, 20 residents hopped on the bus to watch a fuller (and outstanding) performance at the school.

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Joan at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar, working hard in Jewelry Class. There is always a big turn out at Jewelry Class.

Under our Roof at Parker Senior Living by MorningStar

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During an outing to the English Tea Leaves Café, resident Louise (with Suzanne) did a little bit of window shopping.

under-our-roof2b At our January Bday Social, Carroll flushed with pride as we sang “Happy Birthday” to her.

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Elvis Lives On
Elvis Presley’s birthday was January 8.
In his memory, Parker Senior Living by MorningStar invited a local Elvis impersonator to perform for us. Scenes from the concert…

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Resident Judy, a huge Elvis fan, poses with actor; Concierge Mike and Nurse Amelia, cutting a rug

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Bill and Ruth enjoy the tunes; Resident Dorothy (singing along) with Volunteer Sreenvas

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Stell, Carol and Sharon…music is always better when shared

 

Parker Senior Living by MorningStar
18900 Mainstreet | Parker, CO 80134 | (303) 720-7633