At Trillium Woods, residents like to keep busy by attending events, pursuing personal goals, or just catching up with family and friends. To keep up to date on the latest events, check back here often. We’ll have stories about everything going on at Trillium Woods and within senior living.


COVID-19 Response

At Trillium Woods, the health and well-being of residents and team members is our highest priority at all times. We continue to take proper prevention and preparedness steps related to COVID-19. What is Trillium Woods doing to prepare for any incidence of COVID-19?  We know that this disease most dramatically impacts older adults – the …

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How Dining Together Can Improve Senior Nutrition

Break bread together, gather around the table, grab food, sup — even with all the ways we have to talk about sharing a meal, we don’t often discuss the benefits of it. Eating with friends can improve senior nutrition, build community and lessen loneliness. One of the many benefits of moving to a senior living …

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Summer Games Return to Trillium Woods

As top athletes from around the world battled it out at the Tokyo Olympic Games this summer, the residents and staff at Trillium Woods were showing off their own determination and athletic ability at the Trillium Woods Summer Games. This Olympic-style competition has been held at the community every other year since 2016, but was …

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Trillium Woods Resident Artists Series: Nita Whyte

From the batting to the backing and binding, the rigorous process of quilting truly results in such an outstanding piece of art. For artists like Trillium Woods resident Nita Whyte, quilting is not just a beautiful art form but a passion that helps cultivate creativity and community. As an award-winning artist, Nita’s designs have even …

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Trillium Woods Resident Artist Series: Becky McAlpine

From photography to painting to crochet and more, Becky McAlpine has been pursuing art on and off throughout her life. She first started taking art classes in high school and continued taking classes at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts later in life. We recently learned another resident, Dick Poey, also participated in some sculpture …

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Everything You Need to Know about Memory Care

There’s a difference between needing help with the activities of daily living (ADL) — bathing, dressing, managing medicines — and needing memory care. Assisted living is the level of care intended to help otherwise capable seniors with these ADLs. One of the first things to know about memory care is it’s a form of assisted …

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Trillium Woods Resident Artist Series: Dorothy Pryor

From copying illustrations of Lassie out of a magazine, to being the high school yearbook art illustrator and to accompanying classmates on piano at Macalester College, Dorothy Pryor has been tapping into and sharing her artistic talents from a young age. But it wasn’t until only 10 years ago that Dorothy found her new passion: …

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5 Ideas for Summertime Fun with Your Grandkids

With the weather warming up and the kids out of school, grandparents are looking to spend some quality time with their grandchildren. But they don’t just want to pass the time together; they want to bond and create fun memories. Here are five ideas for what to do with grandkids this summer to inspire good …

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