Posts by: Ashley Wiederin

March 26, 2018

Spring is almost here at Legacy Pointe!

We got tired of the gloomy, dreary weather and decided to making some spring inspired wreaths!  The ladies of the Inn and Town Center enjoyed this craft and are looking forward to more crafts like this in the future!

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March 22, 2018

Bean Bag Baseball Begins

The spring league of bean bag baseball has begun and the Legacy Pointe Waukee Warriors are 2-0 so far! After being the World Series Champions last fall we are excited to come back out and compete to retain our title!  We also got new jerseys this year. They are purple button down baseball jerseys that will be […]

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March 20, 2018

Flower Arranging Club

The Village at Legacy Pointe has started up a Flower Arranging Club for Town Center, Town Homes, and The Inn residents! It was a small group this first go around, but we hope to see it blossom! Once a month we will hold this group to arrange 3-4 vases of flowers to decorate the Town Center and […]

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March 16, 2018

Canvas Painting Class

On Thursday, March 15th, we held our first Canvas Painting class with Waukee Chamber Member and owner of Sunflower Fine Art, Tingting Shao. The residents really enjoyed this hands on experience and got to let their creative juices flow!

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March 9, 2018

A Fun-Filled Week at The Village at Legacy Pointe

This week The Village at Legacy Pointe had a lot going on! Our first Brain Fit class with Home Care Assistance took place, we had a visit with the Therapy Cat again, The Gardens had a St. Patrick’s Day craft project, a Premier Jewelry vendor stopped by allowing residents to shop from the comfort of their […]

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March 7, 2018

Brain Fit with Home Care Assistance

As we age our brain health and cognitive abilities tend to decline, but there are ways we can try to combat this. Home Care Assistance is offering a 6 week Brain Fit program (Cognitive Therapeutics) at The Village at Legacy Pointe. Each week there is a different focus, so far we have had one session and the […]

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March 7, 2018

Waukee Middle School Jazz Band Performance

The last few years the Waukee Middle School Jazz Band has come to perform at The Village at Legacy Pointe and the residents always enjoy hearing them perform. It is a highlight every year for the residents!

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March 6, 2018

Therapy Animals Bring Smiles to Residents at The Village at Legacy Pointe

At the Village at Legacy Pointe we try to offer more than just your normal, expected, selection of activities for residents to participate in. Recently, we were able to set up a weekly cat therapy visit through the ARL to visit residents in The Springs. Dennis, ARL Volunteer, brings one of his two certified therapy cats every Wednesday […]

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February 20, 2018

The Village at Legacy Pointe Olympics

We were excited to host our very own Olympics on February 19th! The residents and staff alike have been inspired by the athletic feats during the Olympics and decided to arrange for a senior friendly version! Residents got the chance to participate in Bean Bag Toss, Shuffle Board, or Ring Toss.  Scores were tallied, and residents were […]

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February 14, 2018

Mardi Gras Celebration

Legacy Pointe hosted a Mardi Gras party on Monday, February 12th. The residents enjoyed the festive decorations, the colorful treats, and the fun hats and face masks to wear!

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February 2, 2018

Iowa Historical Museum Outing

Residents from The Gardens and The Town Center visited the Iowa State Historical Museum on Wednesday January 31st. The museum features 3 stories filled with the history of Iowa. We only made it through the first story, so we are planning a trip back in the near future!

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January 22, 2018

Trip to the Des Moines Botanical Center

Residents from The Town Center, Inn, Springs and Gardens bundled up and went for an afternoon outing to the Botanical Center. The residents enjoyed seeing the beautiful array of flowers and plants that the botanical center has to offer.

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January 15, 2018

Exercise For All!

We take being physically active very seriously at The Village at Legacy Pointe. Five days per week, each area of the community has some form of physical offering for residents. Not only does it help to keep our residents limber, but it helps to keep them alert and engaged.

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January 15, 2018

Legacy Pointe Residents Enjoy Happy Hour

Every other week, residents at The Village at Legacy Pointe enjoy happy hour! Chicken wings as well as cheese and crackers are available for snacking on. There are also beverages served to each residents’ liking.

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December 28, 2017

January 2018 Community Life Calendars

The Village at Legacy Pointe is excited to start off the New Year and we have a lot planned for January. Please find the calendar of events for all levels of care and check out all the interesting and exciting offerings for the month! Keep checking the blog posts for more information about the events listed in […]

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December 28, 2017

Residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe are Bean Bag Baseball Champions!

In mid December, residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe traveled to a nearby church to participate in the second annual Bean Bag Baseball World Series. On the day of the event, 12 teams arrived to participate in a single elimination tournament. At the end of the day The Village at Legacy Pointe was victorious!  The team […]

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December 11, 2017

Winter Crafting

Residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe enjoy their craft time! This past week residents of The Inn and The Town Center enjoyed making their festive creations!

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November 21, 2017

Trip to the Military Museum at Camp Dodge

The residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe took a trip to Johnston, IA to visit the Military Museum. Several residents in attendance were also veterans, or spouses of veterans, and enjoyed viewing the variety of displays that the museum had to offer.

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November 14, 2017

Veterans Day at The Village at Legacy Pointe!

In honor of Veterans Day, The Village at Legacy Pointe celebrated on Friday, November 10th.  Suncrest Hospice provided certificates and pins for all of our veterans. There was also a short play performed by one of Suncrest’s volunteers. The residents, and all who attended, enjoyed the display of patriotism which Suncrest provided.

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