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.


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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Current Safety Update

The CDC announced on May 13, 2021 that fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. According to the CDC, people are considered fully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second …

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Trillium Woods Resident Artist Series: Barbie Andreason

Barbie Andreason has a big talent for creating miniatures, having crafted miniature scenes for more than 50 years – and she’s brought her love of tiny things to Trillium Woods. Straying from traditional miniatures such as Victorian settings, Barbie has created a variety of miniature scenes, many dioramas or room boxes the size of a …

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Top Reasons to Stay Socially Active as You Age

Eating right, staying active, and getting a proper amount of rest are all important ways for seniors to stay healthy. But did you know socializing is one activity that can help improve all the others? That’s right. The benefits of social interaction in the elderly can improve your mind, body and emotional health.  As everyone …

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Trillium Woods Resident Artist Series: Felix Tristani

Felix Tristani, resident at Trillium Woods, is known for his impressive wood carvings. What started as a chat with an artist at a wood carving show in 2004 has since grown into a cherished hobby, and now you can see Felix’s lifelike bird carvings all around the community at Trillium Woods. Felix first explored the …

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8 Reasons to Join a Senior Fitness Program

It’s not a secret. Getting regular exercise can improve our health and boost how we feel. But if you’re still having trouble finding the motivation to get moving, maybe joining some group fitness classes as part of a senior fitness program can help. Not only are there a variety of senior fitness programs to choose …

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