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Roadrunner Roadrunner Like us on Facebook: ―Beatitudes Campus‖ or http://on.fb.me/bcampus CAMPUS HAPPENINGS You’re not going to want to miss either help explain the the First Wednesdays educational complexities of seminar or our Town Hall Meeting Medicare this coming Wednesday, the 5th! Both insurance meetings are important to attend and coverage. here’s why: first, our First Additionally, Ellen Wednesday’s event will be a presentation on 2012 has agreed to Medicare A vs. Medicare Advantage Plan (HMOs) meet with benefits (understanding how your insurance residents and their selection will impact you in the future is more families on a one- important today than ever before); and secondly, at on-one basis to evaluate their insurance coverage our Town Hall Meeting a review of a new service and to re-enroll into another insurance program, offerings will be discussed! should they desire to do so (October and November are Medicare Open-Enrollment This is the second year in a row that we have months). As an insurance broker, Ms. Dean works focused on educating residents and families on what with many insurance companies and is not restricted is covered by Medicare vs. HMOs under a skilled to a limited few – so her expertise is highly valued! stay in our Health Care Center. Like many health To set an appointment with Ms. Dean, right here care providers, we do not contract with most on campus, please call (602) 266-9200. Medicare Advantage Plans (HMOs). This is due in large part to the fact that most HMOs do not Later that same day, at our Town Hall Meeting, we reimburse our community at a rate that covers the will then present: cost to provide quality care in our Health Care Allen Bloch, Beatitudes Campus Chief Center. High-quality skilled nursing and health care Financial Officer—regarding the 2010-11 services are important to us, because we know they campus financial performance review and are important to you or your family members. Our 2011-12 budget projections experience has shown that residents who have straight Medicare A with supplement insurance Dr. Gregg Soifer, Physiatrist—on how he policies vs. HMOs have greater satisfaction with can help with balance and pain issues services offered (as residents often have more Stitches of Love and the campus Sewing choices in providers with less out-of-pocket costs in Circle the event of a medical emergency or post-hospital skilled nursing care). As most HMO insurances are Residents Council updates not accepted in the Health Care Center I encourage you and your family to understand your options. And much, much more! To help educate us on what options are available we have asked a third party insurance consultant, Ellen Dean from Dean and Associates, to come to our First Wednesdays event this coming Wednesday, October 5th at 10:00AM in the Plaza Bistro. Ms. Dean, an expert on senior insurance since 1992, can HEALTH & WELLNESS Your Body On A Nap Nothing can boost energy (and brainpower) like a In the next 20 minutes... midday snooze. Behold, the restorative effects of a The accumulation of adenosine in your body breaks 30-minute slumber.—Laura Beil, Women's Health down. At the same time, your adrenal glands are As you nod off... readying a stash of cortisol to help you feel more alert Drowsiness is brought on by a sleep-promoting when you wake up. chemical called adenosine, which builds up in your Your immune system—thrown out of whack by body throughout the day. If you skip shut-eye at night, fatigue—begins to reset itself back to normal. a high level of adenosine can leave you feeling In the last five minutes... desperate for a nap. Most naps don't go into deeper stages of sleep, but if Your brain pumps out GABA, a neurotransmitter that you're seriously drained you might enter rapid eye- lets your head's sleep-wake center know it's sleepy movement (REM). Snapping out of REM is harder and time. GABA also helps deactivate much of the brain can leave you groggy. If you arise from a 30-minute stem, which controls muscle movement. That's why nap and still feel wiped out, you need solid Zs. Catnaps when you dream about, say, playing tennis, you don't can't fix real sleep deprivation. swing your arm. Beep-beep-beep! Your alarm blares and, in a split If you're super exhausted, your brain might shut down second, your brain releases a torrent of chemicals that before your body is fully relaxed, leading to involuntary turn off it’s sleep center and jump-start your body. Your muscle contractions (those arm or leg jerks). rested, awakened brain cells are now more capable In the first five minutes... and active. And, thanks partly to low adenosine levels, Your brain isn't conscious, but your senses are still you feel refreshed. online. A sharp noise or a poke would rouse you. As your blood pressure and heart rate slow down, your Sources: Alon Avidan, M.D., associate director, UCLA Sleep Disorders eyes stop moving behind your lids and will remain Center; Nancy Collop, M.D., director, Emory Sleep Center; Nabeel sluggish for the rest of your snooze. Farah, M.D., founder, Sleep Medicine Consultants of North Texas SPECIAL WEEKEND TRIPS/OUTINGS—WATCH FOR CHANGES! Saturday, Oct 1st: 9:00AM: Safeway, 11:00AM: Fry’s, 1:00PM: Stein Mart, 3:00PM: Walgreens Sunday, Oct 2nd: 8:00AM: Shepherd o/t Valley, 9:15AM: Church o/t Beatitudes, 12:00PM: Inn & Out Burger/ Michael’s / 2:00PM: Kmart ALWAYS CALL EXT. 2905 TO SIGN UP. RECREATIONAL EVENTS ALWAYS CALL EXT. 2905 TO SIGN UP. Tuesday, October 4th 9:30AM: Painting w/Acrylics (Rec. Center)—New art class with Pat Carter who will be starting us with acrylics. She’s very talented, teaches at Michael’s and will bring supplies to purchase. Call 8473 to sign up. 11:00AM: Dragon Island for Lunch (Off-Campus)—Let’s go support our local Oriental Restaurant we all love, good food, good prices, good fortune!! Call 2905 to reserve your seat. Thursday, October 6th 4:00PM: Happy Hour Music w/Mary Jo (Bistro)—Mary Jo, your favorite female singer is back! Come sing along to your favorite tunes. Bring a friend!! 6:00PM: Classic Movie “Band Wagon”  (Life Center)—Washed-up movie star Tony Hunter (Fred Astaire) tries to revive his career on Broadway in this classic musical comedy. Hunter and his talented cohorts encounter all kinds of problems as they try to bring "Faust" to the stage. Friday, October 7th 9:00AM: Casino Arizona (Off-Campus)—Get your money ready to be in the Winners Circle as we go over to Casino Arizona for the day. Be sure to take your ID and your rewards card if you have it. Call ext. 2905 to sign up. 4:00PM: Happy Hour Music w/Todd Hagen (Plaza Bistro)—That favorite accordion star who plays all the songs you love, Todd Hagen will delight your heart! Bring your friends! Saturday, October 8th 3:30PM: Movie Matinee “Waitress” 2007 (Life Center)—Keri Russell stars as Jenna, a waitress whose fabulous pies are about the only sweet ingredient in an otherwise dreary existence. That is, until an unwanted pregnancy breeds unexpected romance between Jenna and an attractive doctor. Tuesday, October 11th 9:30AM: Shop Ol’ Towne Glendale/Spicery (Off-Campus)—Start early shopping at the wonderful stores in Ol’ Towne Glendale and then have a great lunch at the Spicery! Call ext. 2905 to reserve your seat. Wednesday, October 12th 9:00AM: Back to School Sewing Project w/Connie & MaryJo (Rec. Center)—Be part of an amazing group that makes clothing, etc, for the poor children in the Phoenix area with Connie & Mary Jo. They will bring in projects ready to sew, hem and trim and just enjoy the fun together. Don’t miss it! 3:00PM: October Birthday Party (Life Center)—Everyone is welcome to come hear the ―Golden Saxes,‖ and wish your friends happy birthday! and have some cake and punch. Bring a friend!! 6:00PM: Special Classic Movie “Adam’s Rib”  (Life Center)—Successful attorney Amanda Bonner (Katharine Hepburn) decides to defend Doris (Judy Holliday), who stands accused of the attempted murder of her husband (Tom Ewell) and his mistress (Jean Hagen), while Bonner's lawyer husband, Adam (Spencer Tracy), signs on as the prosecuting attorney. (In place of Thursday’s movie) Thursday, October 13th 5:00PM: Oktoberfest!! (Life Center)—Come and enjoy good German food, Beer and Great music with renowned accordionists, Anthony Rolando & Valerie Vacco. Purchase tickets in Plaza Bistro!! Friday, October 14th 11:00AM: Lunch at Hibachi Grill (Off-Campus)—We’re going back to the wonderful buffet/hibachi grilled lunch that everyone is raving about! There’s also a senior discount, so bring a friend!! 1:30PM: Special Girl Scout Bingo (Rec. Center)—The Girl Scouts are coming! And they want to call Bingo for you and also bring the prizes!! Let’s have a great turn-out and lots of fun with these wonderful girls and their leaders!! Hurray for the Girl Scouts!! Wednesday, Oct. 19th, 11:00AM “Chorus Line” at AZ Broadway Dinner Theatre—Pre-pay ($56.00) for this matinee by Wed. Oct 7th to SuAnne. Checks payable to Beatitudes Campus. Call ext. 2905 to sign up. NO LINE DANCING on Thursdays for the next 2 weeks, Instructor will be out of town! SPIRITUAL LIFE Chaplain’s Reflections Interfaith Outreach Ambassador Some of you remember me and some of you have the Valley Lutheran Church, Crossroads United never heard of me. It’s hard to say who is luckier–I Methodist Church, and First Congregational United hope those who remember me? I had the privilege of Church of Christ. Eight more congregations are serving as the Interim Vice President of Spiritual Life already committed for October 20th and you can help ending about a year ago. I loved paving the way for us connect to even more. Rev. Peggy Roberts and working with the staff as well This is an exciting opportunity to let the faith as getting to know all the residents—it made for one of communities in our area know about, not only where the best years of my ministry. wonderful people in their congregations live but also to Because I had a full year with you, I knew that the help them become all the more aware of the expertise campus was dedicated to creating and maintaining the and wisdom that our campus has to offer the larger best possible relationships with every community community because of the talented staff we have. connected to us and beyond. I also knew that it was See the flier in this issue and give it to your faith our mission to help keep those residents from the community leader or pass it along to another resident Valley connected to their home congregations. The whom you know belongs to a local church, synagogue Spiritual Life Department literally thinks of itself as an or mosque, and encourage that person to invite his or extension of your faith community’s leaders here on her leaders. campus. Together we are creating a stronger community, and it That is why I am so excited, and hoping you are too, to is time for us to reach out and let the larger community have our residents inviting their faith leaders to a free be a part of it. I am looking forward to seeing you! luncheon (to be joined by any or all of that faith community’s residents here on campus) this October 20th. We need your help! Please invite your Pastor/Priest/ You and your clergy are invited to an Rabbi and any staff related to congregational care to Informational Luncheon for Faith join us. Our first event was a huge success with Communities on Thursday, October 20th Church of the Beatitudes UCC, Central United 11:00AM—1:00PM at Elaine’s Fine Dining. Methodist Church, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Please RSVP to Mahree at 602-995-6100. Eckankar, First United Methodist Church, Shepherd of We Remember Elbert ―Jim‖ Crow, August 15, 1929—September 24, 2011, Plaza View Martha Duffey, March 14, 1919—September 27, 2011, Health Care Center Events Mondays at 10:00AM Faith in Living Life Center Campus resident and former Catholic priest Dr. Don Fausel will be back with us this week to discuss turning points in his spiritual journey. He will pick up where he left off on Sept. 12th when he presented his memoir From Blind Obedience to a Responsible Faith. Topics covered will include birth control, celibacy, creation, evolution, and abortion. We’ve had a few changes in the fall Faith in Living line up, so look for Rabbi Scharf to be with us on Oct. 10th to explain the fall Jewish holiday of Sukkoth. On Oct. 17th we will hold the annual Pet Blessing during the Faith in Living time slot, but we will meet you and your pets on the Bistro Patio. Details will be forthcoming. Wednesday, Oct. 5th at 10:00AM CPW Chaplain Meet and Greet CPW2 All residents of CPW are invited to meet and greet your campus chaplains. Come and go as you like and enjoy some cake, iced tea, and coffee. Join us in the second floor lounge. Thursdays at 1:00PM Bible Study Boardroom West Perhaps many of you grew up saying the Apostles’ Creed. If you want to look more deeply into this statement of faith, come and join Rev. David Klumpenhower for this informative Bible study series. Thursday, Oct. 6th at 2:00PM Spiritual Life Council Meeting Boardroom West Committee members are invited to the monthly meeting. Campus Worship Opportunities Campus Sunday Worship: Catholic Mass—10:00AM, Life Center / Vespers: 3:00PM, PV Lounge and 4:00PM, Life Center Wednesday Rosary & Communion at 10:00AM, Plaza View Lounge Health Care Center Worship: 10:30AM on Mondays and on the 4th Floor at 9:30AM on Thursdays CAMPUS LUBS C &M EETINGS Important Club/Meeting Information Monday Afternoon Bridge Location Change—Note, the weekly Monday afternoon bridge group is now meeting in the Central Park South second floor lobby from 2:00 to 4:00PM. Election of New Mayor and City Council Representative—We elect a new mayor and new city council representative on Tuesday, November 8th. Deadline to request a mail ballot if not already signed up is Friday, Oct. 28th. Deadline to register is October 10th if you're not registered. You can register online at the library or at home by going to www.servicearizona.com. Lime notebooks will be reappearing shortly with info on the candidates. Beatitudes Community Garden Club News—Dates to remember: Saturday, Oct. 8th Fall planting in the morning. Questions call Lowell Bailey at ext. 8611. Friday, Oct. 21st at 4:30PM our Annual Fall Festival for all residents, families, friends and staff interested in joining us—"AN OPEN INVITATION TO ALL!" There will be a $5.00 charge for the event. Volunteers are needed for set-ups and also to assist with walkers. Filling finger foods and margaritas will be served—come join in the fun, meet residents you haven't met before. If you would like to sign up as a member, forms are by the Information Station in the Town Plaza and at the North and South Plaza lobbies. Fill out the form and place in an envelope in the Rental boxes and it will be deposited in the bank. Campus Meetings & Club/Group Happenings Tuesday, October 4th 9:00AM: Back to School Sewing Group (Rec. Center)—We meet on Wed. at 9:00AM and Tues. at 10:30AM in the Rec. Center. Everyone is welcome, any questions call Ellen at ext. 8556. Join us! Wednesday, October 5th 10:00AM: First Wednesdays Educational Series (Plaza Bistro)—Our next session brings back Ellen Dean from Dean & Associates to discuss What You Need to Know about Medicare Insurance and Upcoming Open Enrollment. Ellen will cover the upcoming Medicare open-enrollment period (Oct. and Nov. 2011) and what you need to consider regarding your insurance policy. Bring a friend! 1:30PM: Busy Bees’ Arts & Crafts (Rec. Center)—Join the Busy Bees’ Arts & Crafts Club for their weekly meets in the Recreation Center in the Administration Building. 2:30PM Town Hall Meeting (Life Center)—Join us for our monthly meeting to help you stay up to date with what is happening around campus. Don’t miss us this Wednesday! Thursday, October 6th 3:30PM: Central Park South Building Meeting (CPS2)—CPS Residents! Join us for our monthly building meeting. Keep up to date with what is going on in our building, and also bring up questions and concerns. This is also the best time to meet your new neighbors! Bring your name tags please. Friday, October 7th 3:00PM: Writers’ Group Meeting (Motion Studio)—Villa Montessori interviewees will meet with their student friends early today (Friday). They may want to share their experiences at our meeting later today. Then we will take a long-range view of the November/December issues of the Roadrunner Extra! Maybe troubadour Bob Peterson will sing us another lament (ballad). Saturday, October 8th—NEW DATE! 8:00AM Northwest Democratic Breakfast Club (Boardrooms)—Join the Arizona Northwest Democratic Breakfast Club for our next meeting. We welcome anyone interested in joining us to come and have a great breakfast and discussion. We will have an interesting guest speaker at our meeting. RSVP to ext. 8584—Don’t miss it! NWDBC will now meet on the second Saturday of the month! Tuesday, October 11th 10:00AM Art All Around Us Program Event (Life Center)—The Phoenix Art Museum's Art All Around Us programs are back for the fall season! Our first session will be The Decade That Changed the World with Docent Sal Calta from the Phoenix Art Museum. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy these sessions—and as always, they are completely free! Bring your neighbors! Friday, October 14th 1:00PM: Low-Vision Support Group (Life Center)—The Low-Vision Support Group is gearing up again and we want you to save the date. Beginning October 14th, this group will gather every second Friday of the month. The first meeting will be to discuss the next steps for the group, and future meetings will offer speakers and other resources to help those with low-vision concerns. For questions or suggestions, please contact Mildred Bulpitt at ext. 8584. ARIZONA ROOM Lunch: 11:00AM-2:00PM Daily Hours: 7:00AM-7:00PM Daily For delivery or pricing info—call ext. 6130 For delivery or pricing info—call ext. 2908 MONDAY NEW MENU STARTS OCT. 5th! C HEDDAR C ORN C HOWDER B AKED F ISH MONDAY V EAL WITH G REMOLADA Soup du Jour: Classic Chicken Noodle TUESDAY Market Carvery: BBQ Beef Brisket C REAM OF C ELERY S OUP TUESDAY B RAISED P ORK Soup du Jour: Minestrone B EAN E NCHILADAS Chef’s Special: Crab Stuffed Sole WEDNESDAY MINESTRONE SOUP WEDNESDAY CRANBERRY ORANGE TURKEY Soup du Jour: Corn Bisque Chef’s Special: Beef Burgundy w/Egg Noodles LIVER AND ONIONS THURSDAY THURSDAY A SIAN S TOCKPOT S OUP Soup du Jour: Carrot T ERIYAKI C HICKEN Market Carvery: Roasted Pork Tenderloin & S HERRY R OASTED P ORK L OIN Sauerkraut FRIDAY FRIDAY N EW E NGLAND C LAM C HOWDER Soup du Jour: New England Clam Chowder E GGPLANT P ARMESAN Chef’s Special: Jambalaya w/Dirty Rice C ATCH OF THE D AY SATURDAY SATURDAY Soup du Jour: Italian Wedding C REAMY P OTATO S OUP Market Carvery: Roasted Strip Loin S ANTA M ARIA T RI -T IP H ONEY G LAZED H AM SUNDAY Soup du Jour: Creamy Tomato Basil SUNDAY-CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH ($12.50) Chef’s Special: Asian Pepper Steak w/Jasmine Rice APPLE FENNEL SOUP ROSEMARY CHICKEN ~BISTRO WEEKLY BREAKFAST SPECIAL~ BEEF POT PIE Belgian Waffle w/Butter & Maple Syrup EVENING SPECIALS: 4PM TO CLOSE Monday: Pan-Roasted Duck Breast with Cherry Port Sauce, $14.99 Tuesday: Pork Tenderloin with Spinach and Shallot, $10.99 Wednesday: Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Cream Sauce, $12.99 Thursday: Surf ‘n’ Turf, $21.99 OPEN MONDAY—SATURDAY 4:00 TO 7:30PM RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED, EXT. 2908 Friday: Shrimp Scampi with Linguine, $14.99 Saturday: Thai Beef Curry with Jasmine Rice, $11.99 Expires 10/31/11 N T N T OU C OU D ISC Buy 5 regular iced coffees and DIS Buy 5 regular flavored lemonades IAL get the sixth one for FREE! IAL and get the sixth one for FREE! F IC FIC OF Expires 10/31/11 OF VOLUNTEER CORNER Residents, please ―Save the Date‖ for In honor of Arizona's 100th birthday, Beatitudes the upcoming Captioned Telephone Campus invites you to join 3TV, the Governor's Workshop to be held Tuesday, Commission on Service and Volunteerism and October 18th from 9:30– Arizona Centennial Commission to take the Arizona 11:30AM in Boardroom West. Centennial Volunteer Challenge by pledging to A captioned phone has a volunteer 100 hours before February 2012! Mark your screen that types out what calendars for Wednesday, October 12th at 10:00AM the caller is saying to you. in the Luther Life Center for this informational event. This type of phone also has Reach out to Amanda in the Beatitudes Volunteer many great features and was office for more information at ext. 6136 and don’t forget highlighted at the last Town to tell your friends! Hall Meeting. At the workshop, you will be able to use an actual working phone, learn about its special features, purchase a phone, have the phone installed Do you enjoy making new friends? If so, that day and learn about how to apply for a free phone volunteering may be something you’d love. Now that through a State program. Be sure to mark your the weather has cooled down we’re in need of calendars! volunteers to take Health Care Center and Plaza View residents outside for walks, go to the library, and help REMODELLING WORK! transport to activities across campus. If you are Please NOTE: The North Plaza Beauty Nook will be interested please contact Desiree Strong at 6159, CLOSED starting Monday, Oct. 3rd and will continue Jackie Fuller at ext. 2902 or Amanda Olsen at ext. to be closed for approximately 3 to 4 weeks. This is 6136. due to the remodeling project for this salon. Please DID YOU KNOW?? contact the Town Plaza Salon for your beauty needs Employee Appreciation Fund is by calling ext. 6193. We thank you for your patience IM during this exiting time! a free-will gift contribution PO made to this fund to show your NO RTAN TIC T POOL CLOSED! appreciation for a job well done. E! Resident Assistance Fund is a Please NOTE: The Campus Pool will be closed on contribution made by the resident to Monday, Oct. 3rd and will re-open Tuesday. Sorry for assist any resident (approved by the inconvenience. administration) who is in need of financial help after their personal funds are exhausted. WHOA THERE! Just a friendly reminder of the WELCOME HOME, NEW RESIDENTS! 7MPH speed limit while driving Richard and Margaret Walters, 9/27, CPN4130 (CP North) around campus. Thanks for your Vince Martino, 9/28, S512 (South Plaza) cooperation! Jan and Diane Watson, 9/29, CPW4295 (CP West) Bill Wallace, Chairman Pona Millard, 10/1, S403 (South Plaza) Security & Safety Committee Charles and Stephanie Trzeciak, 10/3, CPW2275 (CP West) BACKSTREET BOUTIQUE AUXILIARY GIFT SHOP It’s GOOD NEWS time for YOU!!! We are loaded Looking to spruce up your pad for the fall season? with new Alfred Dunner clothes and would like to Stop on by the Boutique and take a peek at our pass on a SAVINGS TO YOU. All new Fall Alfred selection of bargains! Take a look, we’re constantly Dunner items will be 20% off this week until Oct 8th. receiving more great merchandise weekly! Visit us All remaining summer Alfred Dunner items will be this Thursday from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Hope to 30% off until Oct 8th. see you there! The WATCH MAN will be inside the Gift Shop Monday, Oct 17th from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. Donations are always accepted on Tuesdays from 9:00 to 11:00AM in the South Plaza lobby and at the Watch for our OCTOBER SHOPPING FEST— Boutique rear door during business hours on coming soon. Thursdays.
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