Holiday Preparation at Lexington Pointe


Holiday Preparation at Lexington Pointe

December 16th, 2021

The Lexington Pointe Senior Living community is getting set for the holidays. We’re decking the halls and making the lobby looks festive with garland along the railing and a towering tree with lights, pretty bows, and colorful decorations. The holiday dΓ©cor certainly makes our days merry and bright! πŸŽ„

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Fall Fun at Lexington Pointe

November 20th, 2021

Lexington Pointe Senior Living had a lot of fun on Halloween, which was highlighted by a pre-school/staff costume parade.

Kermit visited our Sesame Street neighborhood. The staff dressed as characters from the show, and we took the preschoolers to visit some of our Garden Cove residents. Chef Josh also made special Sesame Street cupcakes for all the kids. Yum! 🧁

We also celebrated with games like Pumpkin Bowling and Pumpkin Ring Toss. The Count, Kermit, and Fresh Popcorn helped catch the pumpkins and rings before they rolled off the table.

Lexington Pointe Senior Living’s very talented Chef Josh made Sesame Street cupcakes for our little visitors on Halloween. The treats were so detailed and looked just like characters from the popular show. The preschool children loved their snacks and running around in costumes for the holiday!

Lexington Pointe recently hosted its last Happy Hour on the Patio. We wanted to get in one last hurrah before the cold weather moves in.
Norella is enjoying a cold Oktoberfest beer. Cheers! 🍻

Lexington Pointe residents enjoyed a little free shopping excursion at our recent swap meet. We had a lot of items to look through, and our shoppers were happy with their finds!

Residents at Lexington Pointe Senior Living recently paired creativity with wine tasting. Participants enjoyed coloring some fall and Halloween pictures while snacking on delicious cheese and crackers with grapes and sipping on a variety of smooth wines. πŸ·πŸ§€πŸŽ¨

Garden Cove residents decorated windows with tissue paper leaves for a fall craft project. The colorful leaves added a nice touch of autumn, and they sure are pretty to look at! πŸ‚

Lexington Pointe Senior Living residents gathered to create their own yarn owl craft. They used yarn, buttons, pipe cleaners, jewelry, and other items to design and make their own unique owl, all of which turned out really cute. πŸ¦‰

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Windwood Jazz Duo Concert & More at Lexington Pointe

September 6th, 2021

Lexington Pointe residents enjoyed an hour of music from the Windwood Jazz Duo. The performers, Chris and Conrad, put on a very entertaining show for a packed house. And it just so happens that Conrad is the son-in-law of two of our residents. Thank you both so much for donating your time and talents to our community! 🎸🎷

We recently enjoyed a lovely (and adorable) visit with our furry friend and therapy dog, Lexi. She’s a rescue who’s 7 years old and is amazing with our community members! While visiting with one of our Memory Care residents, Bob R., she tried to “sneak” some of his water and licked his straw, which gave everyone a good laugh! πŸ˜‚πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί

Lexington Pointe celebrated it’s first anniversary/birthday on September 1, and one of our resident couples sent our staff a lovely card to commemorate the occasion:

“Happy Birthday to us! Lexington Pointe and all the personnel who make it function and [a] happy campus:

One year ago today, September 1, 2020, was certainly exciting and very busy. For us, getting the keys to our new home was finally here. We were ready to move in!

For Taylor, Emily and Suzy, it meant getting the new residents checked for COVID, answering a million questions, and dealing with their requests – some simple and some otherwise!

Here’s to many good years to come. We’ll drink to that!” -Jack and Jan

Thank you for the kind message, Jack and Jan. Even though the pandemic presented us all with many unique challenges, we’ve loved serving our residents and building such an close-knit, fun, and supportive community during our first year. We look forward to many more yet to come! πŸŽ‰πŸ₯‚❀️

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National Night Out Celebration & More Summer Fun

September 2nd, 2021

Our National Night Out celebration was one for the books here at Lexington Pointe Senior Living! Community members in attendance were served a hot dog basket, root beer floats, and beer and wine. We also had a “smooch the pooch” kissing booth to enjoy some affection from an adorable puppy. Many attendees wore red, white, and blue in honor of our “Backyard Olympics” competition. Participants played cornhole (bean bag toss), washer toss, ring toss, a putting and chipping contest, and a water balloon toss. Some received gold medals for their victories, but everyone agreed that all the fun of playing together was the biggest prize.

We’d like to give a special thank you to “Denny the Muzikman” for entertaining us with his wonderful accordion performance, as well as the Alzheimer’s Association for their generous donations. And thank you to everyone who participated and made this incredible night of fun and community-building happen!

Lexington Pointe Senior Living’s staff received some heartwarming thank you letters following our National Night Out celebration, including this one from all our incredible residents:

“Thank you for your hard work and manual labor, food, entertainment, and clean-up on Tuesday night! It was fun and appreciated. Many thanks again.” – The Residents

We are so lucky to have such a fun, caring, and close-knit community. Thank you all for the kind and thoughtful messages – we are so glad to hear how much everyone enjoyed the night!

To help deal with the summer heat, we decided to have a water fight with students from the All Seasons Preschool. It was the perfect way to cool down and, as you can see, it spread a LOT of joy and laughter along the way! πŸ’¦πŸ€£

Members of our Memory Care units recently got together to shuck corn. Everyone had an amazing time and did an excellent job! A big thank you to Joan and Nancy for helping out. 🌽

A speaker from the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) recently came by Lexington Pointe to give a presentation about traveling during the pandemic, as well as other interesting information and developments at the airport. Many of our community members attended the event and found it very informative and enjoyable.

Earlier this summer, we hosted a tea party during the men’s semi-final match of Wimbledon. Chef John prepared some delicious tea sandwiches to enjoy while sipping tea of various flavors and watching the competition. We also had a trivia game about Wimbledon and tea party etiquette! πŸ«–β˜•πŸ₯ͺ🎾

Lexington Pointe’s management team celebrated National Tie Dye day in style! Here’s our Residence Director, Emily K., Director of Nursing, Suzy P., and Activities Director, Jen Z., showing off their fun and colorful outfits.

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Patriotic Craft & More July Fun

July 23rd, 2021

Lexington Pointe community members flexed their creative muscles with a fun and patriotic craft recently. We created American flags using popsicle sticks, paint, and paper stars, enjoying plenty of laughs and good times along the way! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Lexington Pointe Senior Living started the month of July off with a birthday happy hour, featuring live accordion music courtesy of our talented friend, Denny. Residents in our Memory Care units also enjoyed the opportunity to visit and get creative with a fun Fourth of July craft. The results were spectacular! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽ‰

Lexington Pointe hosted a successful (and very fun) swap meet last month! And anything that wasn’t taken was donated to the local Goodwill.

The Lexington Pointe Garden Club have done an amazing job bringing beauty and fresh herbs and vegetables to our community. We started in May with planting flowers and vegetables in our 8 gardening boxes, and we’d like to give a big thank you to the many tenants who helped us purchase the plants with their generous donations. Our club members have been working every day to water, weed, and care for our gardens, keeping them both beautiful and productive. 🌺🌷🌱

Are you a Lexington Pointe resident interested in fresh vegetables? We keep a sign-up sheet in the mailroom for community members who would like fresh herbs and/or vegetables. Every Monday morning the club members harvest what was requested, so be sure to get your orders in before then! πŸŒΏπŸ«‘πŸ₯’

Students at the All Seasons Preschool, which is located right on the Lexington Pointe campus, enjoyed an exciting and educational visit from the local fire department before the year ended. Thank you to the generous firefighters for taking the time to speak to the kids. What a fun end-of-the-year experience! πŸš’πŸ§―

A few Lexington Pointe community members got together to share some good conversation and laughs over a paper flower and painted mason jar craft. We also hosted a paper airplane event where a small group created and tested different models. Once we found the best ones, we set up a little “paper airplane golf tournament” in our common areas. There’s nothing like making your own fun from scratch!

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Cinco de Mayo Party & Other Spring Activities

May 20th, 2021

The staff at Lexington Pointe Senior Living planned and hosted a Cinco de Mayo party for our residents.

Attendees enjoyed a multitude of beverages and snacks, including margaritas, empanadas, churros, and chips and cheese.

One of the many highlights was the salsa-tasting contest. In the running were four different mild-heat salsas purchased from local stores. Sombreros off to the winner: Chi-Chi’s Mild Salsa.

The event was a smashing success, right down to the piΓ±ata celebration. Take a look at some of our photos to see just how much fun we had.

The whole gang at Lexington Pointe Senior Living gathered to commemorate and celebrate a Kentucky Derby Happy Hour.

The Derby is all about style, so some of our talented residents participated in a hat-making craft. They designed some elaborate headwear and donned their creations for our event.

Everyone enjoyed good times and great snacks, including some adorable and delicious racehorse cupcakes that chef Josh T. made special for this Happy Hour occasion.

Lexington Pointe Senior Living residents Chuck and Mary F. recently welcomed the spring season by enjoying a beautiful day outside. The warm sunshine and fresh spring air made for a perfect afternoon outdoors.

Chuck, Mary, and all of us in the community are looking forward to more gorgeous days like this. 🌞🌼

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Earth Day Clean-Up Project

May 5th, 2021

A group of Lexington Pointe residents and associates participated in an Earth Day clean-up project this year.

Thank you to everyone who helped clean our community for this year's Earth Day clean-up project!
Thank you to everyone who helped clean our community for this year’s Earth Day project: Jack P., Norella U., Glenda K., Ben B. (maintenance crew member), Nancy S., Jan P., and Don B. Participants not pictured: Judy R., Lesley R. and Jerry and Marie S.

We spent about 1.5 hours collecting trash along Yankee Doodle Road and Lexington Avenue while enjoying the beautiful, sunny day. A special thank you to Ben B. in maintenance for providing “trash sticks” and for hauling the trash away with his tractor, as well as to the All Seasons Preschool students and their teacher, Joanne, for helping in our efforts! 🌎🌱

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St. Patrick’s Day Spirit & Birthday Celebration

April 9th, 2021

Last month, residents of Lexington Pointe’s Memory Care units helped bring the St. Patrick’s Day spirit to our community with a festive shamrock craft! We worked together to string shamrocks together and hang them on the wall, as well as making collages to decorate the windows. We love the opportunity decorate our building together, and what a perfect way to remind us just how lucky we are to have such an amazing community! β˜˜οΈπŸ’š

More St. Paddy’s Day celebrations at Lexington Pointe! We hosted a St. Patrick’s Day happy hour and, as you can see, there was a lot of holiday spirit, festive attire, and plenty of fun for all. πŸ€πŸ»πŸŽ‰

Last month, Lexington Pointe staff delivered a special cupcake to Elsie O. and sang “happy birthday” to celebrate her special day. Please join us in wishing her a very happy birthday! πŸŽ‰πŸ§

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Super Bowl Party & The History of Cupcakes at Lexington Pointe

February 19th, 2021

On Friday, February 5, we decided to turn our community happy hour into a Super Bowl party here at Lexington Pointe! Our Residence Directory, Emily K., walked around with an inflatable football goal post on her head for a fun “ring toss” game for our residents. There was also a Super Bowl word scramble and football target toss game for everyone to enjoy. And, of course, we served up some Super Bowl classics like chicken wings, chips and salsa, and mini football cookies.

Lexington Pointe resident, Don B., went all out with his Valentine’s Day doorway decorations!

We certainly love a good cupcake here at Lexington Pointe Senior Living! Our amazing Chef, Josh T., and Dietary Aide, Christina N., teamed up for what we’re calling “The History of Cupcakes at Lexington Pointe,” AKA “Christina’s Cupcakes.” We can’t thank them enough for using their talents and passion in the kitchen to provide such a fun (and very, very tasty) experience for our residents. Check out all the deliciously creative treats they’ve been preparing and serving up!

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COVID-19 vaccinations & Birthday Surprises

January 29th, 2021

Saturday, January 23 was a very big day as we had our COVID-19 vaccinations here at Lexington Pointe Senior Living! Thank you to everyone who made the vaccination clinic such a smooth, safe, and successful experience. We’re so happy to be taking this next step in protecting our community and returning to normal, and we’re very excited to keep moving forward!

Lexington Pointe Senior Living staff celebrated our friend and resident, Marie S., for her birthday! While she was having lunch, we surprised her with a cupcake and balloons while we sang “Happy Birthday” for her.

We also recently held a soap making class, and everyone who participated had SO much fun! The activity was extra special as it was on the birthday of our friend, Faye R. Associates surprised her with a cupcake, balloons, and a “Happy Birthday” serenade. And in case you’re wondering about her husband Wally’s hat, it says “85 never looked so good.”

Please join us in wishing Marie and Faye a very happy birthday! πŸŽ‰πŸ§πŸŽŠ

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