Timbers’ residents welcome a therapy dog named Maya every other week. As the sweet pooch cuddles up for some delicious petting, the resident receives emotional connection, warm memories of a former pet, and a great deal of comfort.
Students from the University of St. Francis prepared and executed an intergenerational painting and drawing project with seniors from The Timbers of Shorewood Senior Living. There are so many positive aspects to having college students connect with seniors, and vice versa.
The Timbers of Shorewood donated $11,200 to the Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association as part of #GivingTuesday. The money was raised during multiple events and fundraisers throughout the year.
The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Honor Guard bugler played taps and representatives performed a flag folding ceremony. Each veteran received gifts from American Legion Women’s Auxiliary of Lockport and a goodie bag with multiple items including a hand-made poppy crochet from the Timbers staff.
The Timbers of Shorewood has been serving seniors for 20 years in the Joliet area. To celebrate the 20th anniversary milestone, we had a ribbon cutting and champagne toast. Thank you to all our wonderful residents, family members, staff, and the entire community for a fantastic 20 years.
Authors from the WriteOn Joliet visited the Timbers of Shorewood at an event called “Meet the Authors”. During the COVID pandemic, WriteOn Joliet member Denise Unland, donated 30 copies of WriteOn Joliet’s fourth anthology titled, “Write Where We Are”, to the Timbers Book Club.
The Timbers of Shorewood held a graduation ceremony for ten residents who completed the Timbers’ Academy for Seniors course on brain function. Launched in 2018, the Timbers’ Academy for Seniors features courses on a wide range of topics.