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Evergreen Court News Evergreen Court Independent Living Newsletter — January 2018
451 O’Connell Street North Bend, OR 97459
Barbara Maisch Evergreen Court Manager
Denise Ehrendreich Concierge
Mary Jo Harrison Weekend Receptionist
Emmalisa Dobson Petra Hawk Chefs
Dave Stout Maintenance
Della McDermott Kirsten Cunningham
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE
David Bishop Bus Driver
P2 Unique Resolutions P3 Be Aware of Your Thoughts P4 Activities Calendar
P6 January Highlights P7 Don’t Fall For SCAMS P7 Connect With Us P8 Mission & Team
Unique New Year’s Resolutions We’ve all heard the popular
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resolutions: “Lose weight,” “Get fit,” “Save money,” “Get organized,” “Take a vacation,” and “Live life to the fullest.” For 2018, we’re sharing some resolution ideas that are perhaps a bit less common, but just as rewarding.
This may sound easier said than done, but if you try being social and forming bonds, you will feel better inside and out.
Don’t Fall For SCAMS! Baycrest Village Presents Recognizing Senior Scams (How to recognize and report suspected senior scams)
Wednesday January 17, 2018 12:00pm to 1:00 pm McAuley Hall ~ Lunch & Learn
Donate So many people need the things we no longer use or want. Consider donating to Goodwill or a local thrift shop.
Pay it forward The next time you’re in a drive-through, going through a toll, or even at the library (where many people have pesky late fees) consider treating the person behind you.
Financial scams targeting seniors are more and more prevalent. Gaining knowledge about how to recognize and report suspected senior scams may help you or your loved ones protect yourselves. Join Baycrest Village at McAuley Hall, 3959 Sheridan Ave, for an informative discussion on Senior Scams with Tammy Sims of the Department of Human Services on Wednesday, January 17th from noon to 1 PM.
Volunteer Is there a cause dear to your heart or a group whose activities you admire? Why not join in and commit to helping them with their cause? Time requirements for volunteer opportunities vary. Check out volunteermatch.org for a starting point.
It can be quite the challenge getting Become an active listener For this one, you do yourself a favor those ducks in a row! and the person with whom you’re conversing. Maintain eye contact, really hear what the other person is saying, and think before responding. Your conversations will become much more meaningful.
Take a Daily Walk
Go ahead and say “No.”
Guests will learn to recognize and report suspected senior scams all while dining on a complimentary lunch from Baycrest Village. Tours of Baycrest Village and Door Prizes also available. Space is limited, call 541-756-4151 Ext. 7607 to reserve your seat.
Have you connected with us online? Come take part in the fun!
People of all ages and of all walks of life can struggle with saying “No.” The next time you really want to say it, remember that you and your wishes are important.
Technically this can help with getting fit and losing weight, but for this resolution, consider doing it for overall health and wellbeing. A walk can be as simple as you want and may just brighten your day.
Share Your Knowledge or a Skill
Take a few moments every day to close your eyes, sit up straight, relax your body, and breathe in through your nose and out deeply through your mouth. You’ll feel the benefits!
People often have the resolution to learn a new skill, but how about teaching one? Everyon