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Friday, September 2 The Helen Morgan Story
Ann Blyth stars as troubled songbird Helen Morgan, who rose               FBI build a price-fixing conspiracy case, affable agribusiness executive
                                                                          Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon) begins to piece together a fantasy world
from obscurity in the 1920s to become a singing sensation and             of his own. Scott Bakula, Joel McHale and Melanie Lynskey co-star in
the toast of Broadway for her turn in the hit musical "Show               Steven Soderbergh's dark comedy, which is based on Kurt Eichen-
Boat," in this biopic directed by Michael Curtiz. But Morgan's            wald's acclaimed nonfiction book about the true-life Corporate America
on-again, off-again romance with bootlegger boyfriend Larry               whistle-blower.
Maddux (Paul Newman), heavy drinking, and financial ruin                                                                                                             8580 Woodway, Houston, Texas 77063   September 1, 2011   Volume 2 Issue 9
wreck the starlet's career and drive her into rehab, while she            Saturday, September 24 Wait Until Dark
hopes for a comeback.                                                     Audrey Hepburn was nominated for an Academy Award for her
                                                                          portrayal of Susy Hendrix, a blind woman terrorized by a crimi-
Saturday, September 3 Winged Migration                              G     nal (Alan Arkin) who's after a stash of heroin that was planted in
Presented with almost no narration and filmed primarily from a            her apartment inside a doll without her knowledge. When the
bird's perspective, this study of the lives and habits of migrating       stalker isolates Hendrix in her apartment, she must find a way to
birds re-creates as nearly as possible the experiences of the birds       defeat him in a thrilling, chilling battle of wits, relying on all of
themselves. Amazing cinematography and gorgeous music drive               her senses -- save her sight -- to stay alive
this Academy Award-nominated documentary, a thrilling visual
adventure created by French filmmakers Jacques Cluzaud, Mi-               Friday, September 30 Good Night & Good Luck
chel Debats and Jacques Perrin.                                           George Clooney's Academy Award-nominated docudrama pits
                                                                          veteran television newsman Edward R. Murrow (David
Friday, September 9 Secretariat                                      G    Strathairn) against a determined Sen. Joseph McCarthy and his
When Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) agrees to take over her ail-              single-minded crusade to quell the red threat at home. Despite
ing father's thoroughbred stable, she transforms from housewife           corporate pressure to back off, Murrow and his CBS staff vow
to horse breeder -- and owner of the colt that will take the 1973         to examine the lies and fear tactics perpetrated by McCarthy
Triple Crown -- in this dramatic biopic. The film explores Chen-          during his Communist witch-hunts. Robert Downey Jr., Patricia
ery's bond with "Big Red" and depicts her rise to greatness as            Clarkson and Jeff Daniels co-star.
the "first lady of racing." John Malkovich plays trainer Lucien
Laurin, and Fred Dalton Thompson co-stars as big-shot breeder
Bull Hancock..
 Saturday, September 10 The Mirror Has Two Faces                                         Sunday Movies - 5 pm
Middle-aged professor Rose Morgan (Barbra Streisand) is tired
of being single and living with her mother (Lauren Bacall).                Triggerman                                 PG                 9/4
Thus, when a colleague (Jeff Bridges), proposes, Morgan ac-                Doc West rides into town for a high-stakes poker tournament, but
cepts. But Morgan's colleague is in love with her mind, and the            discovers that a gang of bandits has rigged the match to guarantee a
                                                                           trip to the finals. Before he can claim top prize, West realizes he'll
marriage he proposed is a platonic one. Not surprisingly, more
                                                                           have to take on the outlaws with firepower. Giulio Base directs
discontentment follows. Streisand directed this romantic com-              Terence Hill and Paul Sorvino in this Western thriller, the sequel to
edy, which earned a Golden Globe for Bacall and an Oscar                   the 2009 TV movie Doc West, about a gentleman gambler who has
nomination for Best Song.                                                  a speedy trigger finger and a mysterious past.
Friday, September 16 Special Relationship                          NR
Screenwriter Peter Morgan (The Deal, The Queen) delivers a                  9/11 Documentary
third film centered on the career of British Prime Minister Tony
Blair (Michael Sheen) with this political drama chronicling                Mystic River                           R                     9/18
Blair's relationships with two U.S. presidents: Bill Clinton and           Tragedy reunites childhood friends Sean (Kevin Bacon), Dave (Tim
George W. Bush. Dennis Quaid takes on the challenge of por-                Robbins) and Jimmy (Sean Penn) when they're linked together in
traying President Clinton, with Hope Davis co-starring as then-            the Boston-based murder investigation of Jimmy's teenage daughter.
First Lady Hillary Clinton in this Emmy nominee for Best Made              But while detective Sean works the case, Jimmy launches his own
                                                                           quest for the truth. This taut thriller from director Clint Eastwood
-for-TV Movie.
                                                                           won two acting Oscars (for Robbins and Penn) and was nominated
Saturday, September 17 Life As We Know It PG                               for several more in its exploration of human behavior.
Caterer Holly Berenson (Katherine Heigl) and network sports
director Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel) discover a reciprocal ha-              Barbarians At The Gate                              R       9/25                                                                           Artwork by Edie Frick
tred during an ill-fated first date -- but are forced to put their         This seriocomedy based on the RJR-Nabisco leveraged buyout
fantasy world of his own. Scott Bakula, Joel McHale and                    neatly encapsulates the greed that became synonymous with the
Melanie Lynskey co-star in Steven Soderbergh's dark comedy,                1980s. James Garner has never been better as charming, covetous
which is based on Kurt Eichenwald's acclaimed nonfiction book              CEO F. Ross Johnson. Johnson grabs for the brass ring when he
about the true-life Corporate America whistle-blower..                     tries to buy out the conglomerate, only to run up against investment
                                                                           banker Henry Kravis (Jonathan Pryce), who entertains the same
Friday, September 23 The Informant                                   R     idea.
While gathering evidence against his institutional employer to help the                                                                              A Publication of The Buckingham
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Staff Directory                                                                A Message                                             Therapy Clinic: Safety Awareness in Community Outings.
Administration                                       Phone Number             From Our                                               Wednesday, September 14, 2:00 p.m., Stratford Theatre                                  September
                                                                                                                                     Good safety awareness and preparation is key in assuring the benefits
Executive Director              Julie Fenske         713.979.3838          Executive Director                                        outweigh the risks when participating in community outings. If you can
Associate Director              Crystal Long         713.979.3085   From the desk of Julie;                                          dream it, we will try to help you do it!. Legacy Rehab will answer your               06 Vernon Knight
                                                                    Please join me on Friday, September 2nd from 4-5 pm in           questions.                                                                            11 Ione Harrel
Business Office Manager         Sharon Mistretta     713.979.3080
                                                                    the Stratford Theater for an informal reception to welcome                                                                                             11 Ruth Wisner
Billing Specialist               Sheryl Bagwell      713.979.3790   our new Health Care Administrator, Philip Jacob. Philip          Neighborhood Chat                                                                     13 Angela Apollo
                                                                    will be officially joining our team on Monday, August 29.        Sunday, September 18, 4:00 p.m., Mezzanine                                            13 John Carr
Administrative Asst.            Monica Romero        713.979.3100   Philip Jacob comes to us with three years experience in          Join your neighbors for a time of fellowship at this monthly gathering.               13 Pete Porter
___________________________________________                         long term care administration which followed nine years of       September hosts are Angela Apollo and Betty Chan.                                     16 Betty Brunson
                                                                    experience in hotel operations and hospitality. He most                                                                                                17 Betty Preston
Concierge/Transportation        Nancy Mistretta      713.979.3090   recently served as the Assistant Administrator of a 202-bed                                                                                            17 Dorothy Scheffe
                                                                    nursing facility in Houston, and worked with Marriott Ho-         Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You!                                  18 Katherine Pratt
___________________________________________                         tels prior to that. Philip holds a Bachelors degree in politi-
                                                                                                                                      Crowne: Gloria what is your fondest childhood memory?                                22 Margaret Connely
                                                                    cal science, and is a Licensed Nursing Facility Administra-
Lifestyles                                                                                                                            Gloria: Well I was always very fond of music and started to learn to play the        22 Kipp Halliday
                                                                    tor. Philip is married and has two young daughters. He is
                                                                                                                                              piano when I was seven and I also liked to sing.                             23 Carol Monarchi
Lifestyles Director             Deborah Mahrt        713.979.3097   very excited to join The Buckingham!
                                                                                                                                      Crowne: How about you Paul. What was your fondest childhood memory?                  23 Margaret Dwyer
                                                                    Be sure to join me as well on September 22nd for the Secu-
                                                                                                                                      Paul:   Well we were a large family and we played together with other chil-          25 Wallace Brunson
Lifestyles Coordinator          Gloria Marks         713.979.3066   rity listen group at 2 pm. In addition to security updates, I
                                                                                                                                              dren who lived in the neighborhood. I also liked to read.                    27 Tracy Lawrence
                                                                    will introduce Sabrina Haygood, the new site supervisor
___________________________________________                                                                                           Crowne: What about your fondest adult memories?                                      30 Marion Heuer
                                                                    from our security company. Sabrina will be joining the
                                                                                                                                      Paul:   Well probably our time living in England. We enjoyed our time there
Food and Beverage                                                   team on August 30th and will work Tuesday – Saturday
                                                                                                                                              very much.
                                                                    evening from 4pm – 12pm on patrol offering relief to the
                                                                    guards and ensuring all areas are covered.
                                                                                                                                      Crowne: What do you think about the quality of life today?                          Plaza Friends
Dining Room                                          713.979.3095                                                                     Paul:   Well it has some things that are better and some that are worse. We
                                                                    Here’s a brief update regarding the transition with the gate
Director of Dining Services       Tony Bejko                                                                                                  have a lot more things that make our life easier and entertaining but      05 Ruth Arrington
                                                     713.979.3092   access. Originally the project was to be completed last
                                                                                                                                              there is a lot more crime, so it is not as safe.                           09 Roy Dye
                                                                    week and all the access readers operational. Unfortunately,
Dining Room Manager                Will Shrier       713.979.3094                                                                     Crowne: Would you like to be a 9 year old child commencing out on life to-         10 Sara Nan Peterson
                                                                    the contractor experienced a programming issue which
Executive Chef                     Mike Hernandez    713.979.3767   caused a few operational issues related to the system recog-
                                                                                                                                      Paul:   Not for me. On the whole I think once through is enough.
                                                                    nizing the Houston Toll tags. The vendor assures me this
                                                                                                                                      Gloria: There are advantages that we never had in our day but I don’t think
___________________________________________                         will and can be corrected. They expect to have it resolved
                                                                    within the next week at which time we should be able to
                                                                                                                                      Crowne: Does the Buckingham come up to your expectations?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Birthday Celebration
                                                                    run the final test and then eliminate the need to use the ga-                                                                                      Tuesday, September 13th
                                                                                                                                      Paul:   Yes, we like the location as we wanted to be near to down town. We
                                                                    rage door openers to access any of the gates. We truly ap-
Director of Resident Services     Pam Ortiz          713.979.3091
                                                                    preciate your patience and know those that do have the new
                                                                                                                                              did look at Eagle’s Trace and realized it was going to be a vast place     3:30 pm - Mezzanine
                                                                                                                                              and too far out. We like the small town community feel of the Buck-
Resident Services Coordinator Juana Mata             713.979.3068   tags are enjoying not having to fuss with pushing any but-
                                                                                                                                              ingham.                                                                  You are invited to celebrate
                                                                    tons. From a security stand point it is reassuring to view on
Supervisor of Housekeeping Kerry Quarles                                                                                              Crowne: What interests do you have and how do you like to spend your time?       another year well done as we
                                                     713.979.3076   the system who is accessing the property . This assists us
___________________________________________                                                                                           Gloria: We like the symphony and used to go a lot, and to the Alley theatre.     toast September Birthdays
                                                                    in our efforts to provide a safe and secure environment for
                                                                                                                                      Paul:   We enjoy basketball, we like it much better than any of the other
Building Operations/Security                                        all of you!
                                                                                                                                              sports so we have gone to the Rockets and Comets games.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with Cake and Champagne.
                                                                    In closing, I’d like to thank everyone who supported the                                                                                           The party starts with YOU!
                                                                                                                                      Crowne: Well thank you for giving us the privilege of getting to know you a
Director of Bldg. Operations       John Thomas       713.979.3787   Alzheimer’s wine tasting event and flashlight sales this
                                                                                                                                              little better.                                                J. Hall
                                                                    month. We have tried to spread out our events throughout
Director of Security                                 713.979.3078
                                                                    the year and offer a variety of interesting opportunities for
After Hours Security                                 713.245.6349
                                                                    you to support this worthwhile cause. Friday, September                         Alzheimer Fundraiser Events
                                                                    9th we officially kick our 2011 Alzheimer Memory Walk            Save the date for these upcoming events;
                                                     713.979.3055   with an informative talk by Dr. Mary Kenan the Clinical
Guard House
___________________________________________                         Director of Amazing Place. Also, on September 12th Mati          October 4 - Ice Cream & Elvis - Thank You Party!                                            Ukulele Club
                                                                    Melnick has kindly offered to host “Art for Alzheimer”           October 17 - Tosca Farm Luncheon, Alzheimer Fundraiser - Liesner’s
Marketing                                                           showcasing her collection of over 400 pieces of art. space       October 21 - Alzheimer’s Pre- Walk Party 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. -T                             Thursdays, 8:45 a.m.
Director of Marketing              Cathy Lightfoot   713.660.6552
                                                                    is limited and the event is almost sold out so be sure to sign   October 22 - Alzheimer Walk                                                              4th Floor classroom
                                                                    up soon!                                                         October 24 - Alzheimer Congratulations Party - T 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
                                                                    Julie Fenske
            Page 10                          At The Buckingham                                                                        Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You!                                       Page 3

                                                                                                                       Paul and Gloria Mathre moved into their apartment # 1301 on June 24, 2005. They have very kindly agreed to be interviewed by the
                  MARKETING                                 How to Listen to and Understand                            Crowne News.
Summer is over! How can that be when we are still           Great Music, Lecture Series                                Crowne:   Are either of you native Houstonians or native Texans?
experiencing 100 degree temperatures! In spite of the                                                                  Paul:     No, neither of us.
heat outside, we have had a busy summer with five
                                                            Fridays, 2:00 p.m., Theatre                                Crowne:   Where were you born Gloria and did you grow up there?
new families moving into The Buckingham! I hope             Professor Robert Greenberg, San Francisco                  Gloria:   I was born in Robbin, Minnesota but I grew up in Kennedy, Minnesota. My father was a teacher, then he went into farm-
                                                                                                                                 ing and politics and we moved to a farm near Drayton, North Dakota although where we lived was actually in Minnesota.
you have had an opportunity to meet some of your new        Performances Ph.D.,                                        Crowne:   Paul where were you borne?
neighbors.                                                                                                             Paul:     I was born in Minot, North Dakota which was the nearest hospital to Plaza, the place where we lived. My Dad was a pas-
Carol Monarchi made a quick move-in to apartment              This course can permanently enrich your life. With
2410 and then immediately left for her summer home            Professor Robert Greenberg as your teacher, you
                                                                                                                       Crowne:   Do you have any brothers and sisters?
in Michigan. Carol was fortunate enough to miss out           will hear and understand an entire language of un-       Gloria:   I had two sisters and a brother, but my brother and one of my sisters have died.
on our summer heat! Carol moved to The Buckingham             matched beauty, genius, and power. Using digi-           Paul:     I am the oldest of seven children. My youngest brother was a senior in college when returning from practice teaching he
from West Palm Beach Florida to be closer to her son          tally recorded passages to illustrate his points, Pro-             was killed in a car accident. Until a short time ago all of my siblings were living. I had twin sisters 11 months younger
and daughter who live here in Houston. Carol has a            fessor Greenberg takes you inside magnificent                      than I and one of those died otherwise the rest are still living.
second daughter in Missouri, but preferred the milder         compositions by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart,             Crowne:   Do you get to see them?
winters in Houston, so she chose The Buckingham for           Beethoven, Chopin, Verdi, Wagner, Brahms,                Gloria:   My sister lives in Fargo, North Dakota so not very often. She and her husband were here for my birthday party. Paul went
                                                              Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and more. After this                      to Minnesota for his sister’s funeral.
her retirement years. Carol’s husband worked for
                                                              course, you will never listen to music the same          Crowne:   Gloria where did you go to school?
Exxon and they had the opportunity to live in Bogotá                                                                   Gloria    I graduated from Drayton high school and went on to Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and majored in music. I
as well as Venezuela, so Carol is very comfortable            way again. Each lecture is Enjoy another of The
                                                                                                                                 played the piano and organ. I also sang in Concordia’s concert choir and we sang in Carnegie Hall and were the first col-
with the warmer climate of Texas.                             Great Courses!
                                                                                                                                 lege choir to sing in the Rotunda of the Capital in Washington, DC.
James and Joye O’Donnel, who are both native Hous-                                                                     Paul:     She has done a lot of choir directing and singing. She has been contralto soloist in the Messiah on four or five different
tonian’s, moved into apartment 2114 in July. They                                                                                occasions.
                                                           IN AND ABOUT THE LIBRARY
both have many friends here at The Buckingham.                                                                         Crowne:   Do you still play?
James was a long time employee for Montalbano Lum-         If you have checked out the puzzle table                    Gloria:   Not very often, I still have my piano.
ber. The O’Donnel’s have four children, 10 grandchil-      in the last few days, you have seen several friends         Crowne:   Paul, where did you go to school?
dren and 7 great grandchildren.                                                                                        Paul:     I went to grade school and graduated from high school in Sheyenne, North Dakota and went on to Concordia College, in
                                                           hard at work on the difficult puzzle, just finished,
                                                                                                                                 Moorhead but I got short of money and so went to work for Boeing in Seattle in the summer. I stayed out there and trans-
Will and Jo Irwin have lived in Houston for 37 years       “Vashon Island, WA”. It’s a lovely garden; stop by                    ferred to the University of Washington and graduated from there, then went to Luther Seminary in St Paul.
and also have several friends here at The Buckingham.      to see it.                                                  Crowne:   So you knew what you wanted to be but how did you become a chaplain in the Air Force?
Will owned and operated a small business consulting        John Hall’s 2011 updated Staff Directory of The             Paul:     The year I graduated from the seminary there was a significant shortage of military chaplains. Usually to become a mili-
company. Will spends a great deal of his time as a vol-                                                                          tary chaplain you had to have served in a parish for 3 years at least but they waived that requirement and I went directly
                                                           Buckingham and The Plaza can be found on the lamp
unteer consultant for The Executive Service Corps of                                                                             into the Air Force which turned out to be a 20 year career.
Houston and Jo spends much of her time as a volunteer
                                                           table at the right end of the sofa, securely chained
                                                                                                                       Crowne:   Did you have to go to a boot camp?
at Emerson Unitarian Church. Will and Jo have 3 chil-      (sorry, it was necessary to curtail the disappearance       Paul:     I took a basic chaplains course for about 3 months at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio before getting my first as-
dren, 2 daughters and a son, as well as one grandchild.    of the wandering book).                                               signment
Roger and Jean Bonney moved into apartment 1104.            For your reading pleasure, now on the shelves in           Crowne:   Where did you meet one another ?
The Bonney’s came to The Buckingham through many           large print are The Brick Layer, Noah Boyd, 2010;           Paul:     We probably met in college, but we didn’t see each other until later. Gloria was teaching while I was at the seminary. The
                                                                                                                                 pastor of her home parish left and I was conducting services there. I guess we really met when her father was in the hospi-
of Jean’s bridge partners! Jean is an avid bridge player   Shadow Command, Dale Brown, 2008; and Quen-
                                                                                                                                 tal in St Paul and I visited him because he was in my parish.
and has many bridge friends at The Buckingham.             tins, Maeve Binchey, 2002. In hardback, you will            Crowne:   When and where did you get married?
Roger was a Corporate Tax Attorney for Exxon for 30        find Split Second, Catherine Coulter, 2011; Pirate          Paul:     We got married in that home church, Skjeberg Lutheran Church in 1954 just before I went out on my internship for a year
years. This is a second marriage for both and together     Latitude, Michael Crichton, 2009; and Crunch Time,                    in Madison, South Dakota. Then we went back to St Paul and I finished my final year at the seminary.
they share a family of five children, 7 grandchildren      Diane Mott Davidson, 2011. For the David Baldacci           Crowne:   Do you have any children?
and 4 great grand children.                                                                                            Paul:     Yes, four, 3 girls and a boy. Our oldest daughter and our son live in Houston, then we have a daughter who lives in Moor-
                                                           fans, his 2011 One Summer, a departure from his
Don Wallette recently moved to apartment 1203 from                                                                               head, Minnesota and our youngest daughter lives in Sonoma, California.
his home in Sugarland. Don was the President of the
                                                           thriller writing, is the story of the fate of a family      Crowne:   Are they married and do they have any children?
Asian division of Baroid, an Industrial Drilling Com-      devastated by loss is in hardback. His thriller, Hell’s     Paul:     Yes, they are all married and we have six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
pany for Halliburton. Don has one son who works for        Corner, also 2011 is in hardback. Time of Death is a        Crowne:   Where do they live?
                                                           softback addition to the Nora Roberts (writing as JD        Paul:     Our oldest daughter has one daughter here in Houston and our daughter in Moorhead has 4 children of which one is here
Exxon and lives with his wife in Singapore. Don has 2
                                                                                                                                 in Houston and the others are up there. Our youngest daughter in California has one daughter.
granddaughters here in Houston.                            Robb) books on the shelves facing to the right of the
                                                                                                                       Crowne:   Do you see them often?
As you can see summer has been very busy for the           sofa.                                                       Paul:     Well they were all here last weekend for Gloria’s birthday.
Marketing team! I do hope you will have an opportu-        As always, the volunteer staff hopes that you are en-       Crowne:   Where have you lived?
nity to meet your new neighbors and welcome them           joying your Library. New residents: If you haven’t          Paul:     During my 20 years in the Air Force we lived four times in Texas, once in Okinawa, once in France, once in England and
into the community. It is each of you who make life at     found it, you are missing a Buckingham treasure!                      once in North Dakota. When I retired from the Air Force I served as a pastor for 16 ½ years in churches in Minnesota and
The Buckingham so very special!                                                                                                  North Dakota. After that we came and retired in Kingwood for 6 years then the Bristol high rise apartments for 6 ½ years
                                                                                                                                 and from there we moved to the Buckingham. Our move to the Buckingham was our 30 th move since we got married.
              Page 4                       Special Events at the Buckingham                                                                           Out on the Town                                              Page 9

 Ice Cream Social
 Saturday, September 3                                                  Lord’s Prayer Devotional
 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - SJC                                                     and Study Group
                                                                        Wednesdays - 10:30 a.m.                                          Sunday, September 11
 We’re cooling things off with an Ice Cream So-
 cial. Enjoy a variety of flavors and tasty top-
                                                                             2AR AL Plaza                                                 2:15 p.m. Departure
 pings. Plan to come and enjoy a Scoop!                                                                                                     Tickets - $ 16.00
                                                      Leader: Scott Endress, D. Min., Pastor of Reach-         Charlie Sorel had it all. After pushing his luck one too many times, he
                             Labor Day                ing and Senior Adult Ministry, Chapelwood                commits a fatal mistake and loses the one thing that makes him...a
                              Monday 5th              United Methodist- “I look forward to sharing this        him! Now adjusting to her new body, Charlie discovers how the other
                        Bingo Marathon                time with you all! We will use N.T. Wright’s “The
                                                      Lord and His Prayer” as a supplement, but all you
                                                                                                               half lives and realizes she should have been a better man.

                       3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - T           will need to bring each time is your Bible. There is                          Directed by Jay Menchaca
   Resident sponsored event Fun...Prizes...Fun!       no cost for the book or the group.”   Scott

 Alzheimer’s Kick-off Event - Friday, September 9th, 3:30 p.m. Theatre                                                                                                      Holly Hall Book Review
                                                                                                                                                                            Tuesday, September 20, 2011
 Mary M. Kenan, Psy.D., is the Clinical Director of Amazing Place Memory Care and
                                                                                                                          Gulf Greyhound Park                               9:45 a.m. Departure - Tickets $12.00
 Wellness Center, a day program for persons with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
                                                                                                                                                                            Reviewer: Rose-Mary Rumbley
 An assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine                                    Wednesday, September 7
 from 1999-2010, she served as Director of Education and Patient/Family Services for                                      10:15 a.m. Departure                              The Cockroach Hall of Fame and 101 Other Off-the
 Baylor’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center. Dr. Kenan attended the                                                                                           Wall Museums by Sandra Gurvis
                                                                                                                   Senior Day: $8:00 - Admit & Buffet
 University of Oklahoma as an undergraduate in art history, and completed an internship at                                                                                  Stuff by Randy Frost and Gail Steketee
 the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Italy before moving to Indiana for her doc-                            Join us for a fun afternoon of world-class racing and        Homer and Langley by E. L. Doctorow
 toral studies in Clinical Psychology at Indiana State University. She completed her clinical internship and   lunch at Gulf Greyhound Park in La Margue. You               Is it a collection or is it clutter? Rose-Mary Rumbley
 a post-doctoral fellowship in Geropsychology at Houston’s Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.               may even want to place a few bets on your favorite           will give a hilarious review of these three books
                                                                                                               greyhounds! See sign up sheet on bulletin board.             about hoarding. Come prepared to laugh a lot!
 Her clinical and research interests include the psychology of aging, memory disorders, and caregiving.

                ART FOR ALZHEIMERS
                                                                                                                                     Celebrating 88 Years
                                                                                                                                    James Coney Island
                                                                                                                                                                                       Crescent City Beignet
                Hosted by Dr. Matilda Melnick                                                                                       Offering 88 ¢ Coney                               Monday, September 26th
                Monday, September 12th                        Join us in Celebrating
                   2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
                                                                 Betty Brunson’s
                                                                                                                                    Thursday, September 15th
                                                                                                                                      Depart at 12:15 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                        9:00 a.m. – Lobby
                Ticket minimum $20.00
                                                                  90th Birthday
Come discover this private collection with over                                                                Treasures from the Hermitage: Russia’s Crown Jewels
400 art pieces of paintings, sculptures, and wood            Friday , September 16th
carvings from around the world and hidden right                   3:00 - 4:30 p.m.                             Wednesday, September 28th - 10:00 a.m. Leave (this exhibit is pending)
here at The Buckingham. This is a don’t miss                                                                   The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to marvel at
event and better than some museums!                                 Mezzanine
                                                                                                               some of the most extraordinary jeweled objects ever created, on loan from the collections of the
Support The Alzheimer’s Association and sign                                                                   world’s greatest treasure house -The State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, Russia.
up for tickets in Lifestyles, space is limited .                                                               Houston will be the only venue for this fascinating and exclusive exhibition, which includes more
                                                                                                               than 150 stunning objects selected from The Treasure Gallery of The State Hermitage Museum.
             Polynesian Dinner                                   Flu Shots by Walgreens                        Many of these objects have never before left Russia – and all may never leave again.
              Thursday, 22nd                                       Friday, September 30                        Marvel at gold, silver and jewels, including gemstone carvings, suites of jewelry and jeweled objects created over the
             5:30 p.m. - WDR                                     9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., 4CR                     last thousand years and acquired by Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Alexander I and Nicholas II among others who
                                                                                                               collected only the best of the best.
          Page 6         Events at the Buckingham - September 12 - 18                           Events at the Buckingham - September 19 - 25                                      Page 7

Monday, September 12                                                                            Monday, September 19                                   Friday, September 23
Exercise Class - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. - T        Wii Games - 3:00 p.m. - R
                                                                                                Exercise Class - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. - T                 Exercise Class - 9:00 a.m. - T
Duplicate Bridge - 12:15 p.m. - CR            Brunson 90th B’day Party - 3:30 pm - Mezz.
                                                                                                Duplicate Bridge - 12:15 p.m. - CR                     Plaza Tour /Pam Rakestraw-10:00 a.m.-L
Computer Q & A - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. WSR         Kitchen Tour 3:30 p.m. WDR
                                                                                                Computer Q & A - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - WSR                Great Music Lecture - 2:00 p.m. - T
Beading Class - 1:30 p.m. - CA                Movie - 7:30 p.m.- T Special Relationship NR
                                                                                                                                                       Classical-era Form-Minuet & Trio
Art for Alzheimers 2:00- 4:00 p.m.                                                                                                                     Wii Games - 3:00 p.m. - R
Resident Council - 7:15 p.m. - T              Saturday, September 17                            Tuesday, September 20
                                                                                                Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC                      Movie - 7:30 p.m. - T The Informant R
                                              Mah Jongg - 10:00 a.m. - CR
                                                                                                Holly Hall Book Review - 9:45 a.m. - L
Tuesday, September 13                         Tai Chi - 10:00 a.m. - 4CR
                                              Movie Matinee - 2:00 p.m. - T
                                                                                                Painting Class - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - CA                 Saturday, September 24
Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC                                                               Dr. Arusha Bavare - 3:00 - 4:00 pm. - T                Mah Jongg - 10:00 a.m. - CR
Miracle Ear - 10:00 a.m. - CA                 Movie - 7:30 p.m. - T Life As We Know It PG       West Houston Medical Center - “Alcohol & Medication”   Tai Chi - 10:00 a.m. - 4CR
Painting Class - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - CA                                                          Catholic Communion- 3:30 p.m., Plz 2AR AL              Movie Matinee - 2:00 p.m.- T
Book Club - 2:00 p.m. - 3CR                   Sunday, September 18                              Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR                                Movie - 7:30 p.m.- T Wait Until Dark
Birthday Bash - 3:30 p.m. - Mezz.             Sunday Worship Depart - 10:30 a.m. - Lobby
Catholic Communion - 3:30 p.m.- Plz 2AR       Sunday Brunch - 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. - WDR           Wednesday, September 21
Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR                       Worship Service- 3:15 p.m. - Plaza, 1DR
                                                                                                                                                       Sunday, September 25
                                                                                                Water Aerobics Class -9:00 & 10:00 a.m. - P            Sunday Worship Depart - 10:30 a.m. - Lobby
                                              Neighborhood Chat - 4:00 p.m. - Mezz              Lord’s Prayer Study - 10:30 a.m. - 2AR AL              Chapelwood UMC Service - 11:10 - T
Wednesday, September 14                        Host: Angela Apollo and Betty Chan               Rev. Scott Endress - Chapelwood                        Sunday Brunch- 11:00 -2:00 p.m. - WDR
Water Exercise -9:00 & 10:00 a.m.- P          Movie Matinee - 5:00 p.m. - T Mystic River R      Chase the Ace - 1:30 p.m. - CA                         Worship Service - 3:15 p.m. - Plaza, 1DR
Lord’s Prayer Study -10:30 a.m., Plz.2AR AL                                                     Poet’s Corner - 2:00 p.m. 4CR                          Movie Matinee - 5:00 p.m.- T
Rev. Scott Endress - Chapelwood                      LIFE LINE SCREENING                        Brush Up Bridge - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. -CR                 Barbarians at the Gate R
Chase the Ace -1:30 p.m. - CA                                                                   Ladies Tea - 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. - SJC
                                                        Have You Taken Control of
Therapy Clinic - 2:00 p.m. - T                             Your Health Today?                   Classical Music - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. - #1315
Safety Awareness in Community Outings                                                           Bingo - 7:30 p.m. - CA
Brush Up Bridge - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - CR       Life Line Screening will be at The Bucking-
Classical Music - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. -#1315     ham on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 offering         Thursday, September 22                                                   Chapelwood UMC
Bingo - 7:30 p.m. - CA                        five safe, painless, non-invasive preventive      Ukulele Club - 8:45 a.m. - 4CR
                                              health screenings that are typically not a part
                                                                                                Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC                                        at the Buckingham
Thursday, September 15                        of a routine physical.
                                                                                                Randall’s/Kroger - 10:00 a.m. Leave
Ukulele Club - 8:45 a.m. - 4CR                This event is also being sponsored and pre-                                                                                    Sunday, 25th
                                              sented by Memorial Hermann.                       Bible Study 10:00 a.m. 4CR
Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC                                                               Listen Group - Security - 2:00 p.m. - T                                    11:10 a.m. - ST
                                              To be more proactive about your health and
Randall’s/Kroger - 10:00 a.m. - Leave                                                           Travelogue of Hawaii - 3:30 p.m. -T
                                              live longer for yourself, your family, and
Bible Study 10:00 a.m. - 4CR                  your community, call to register at 1-888-653     Polynesian Dinner - WDR                                  Chapelwood United Methodist Church is
Coney Island Hot Dogs - Noon - L              -6441 or visit         Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR                                  pleased to announce the official begin-
Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR                       communitypartners                                                                                          ning of a live transmission for the 11:10
                                              You can learn your risk of having stroke or                                                                a.m. Worship Service on Sunday, Sep-
Friday, September 16                          vascular disease, prices range from $129 to                                                                tember 25 in the Stratford Theatre. Lay
Exercise Class - 9:00 a.m. - T                $159. There is no time like the present to                                                                 leaders will be present for the service
Parkinson’s Meeting/Lunch-10:15 a.m. - L      take action!                                                                                               and is “Open to all residents and fami-
Great Music Lecture, 2:00 p.m.-T              Pre-registration is required.                                                                              lies” .
Classical-ere Form-Minuet & Trio; Baroque     Call 1-800-690-6313
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Monday, September 26                                                                                Thursday, September 1                          Wednesday, September 7
Exercise Class - 9:00 & 10:00 a.m. - T              TRANSPORTATION NOTICE                           Ukulele Club - 8:45 a.m.- 4CR                  Water Aerobics Class - 9:00/10:00 a.m. - P
Crescent City Beignet - 9:00 a.m. - L                                                               Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC              Lord’s Prayer Study-10:30 a.m., Plz 2AR AL
                                               In courtesy of your neighbors we ask that all
Duplicate Bridge - 12:15 p.m. - CR                                                                  Randall’s/Kroger - 10:00 a.m. Leave            Rev. Scott Endress - Chapelwood
                                               residents using assistive devices or needing spe-
Computer Q & A - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - WSR        cial assistance in boarding the bus please arrive    Bible Study 10:00 a.m. - 4th Flr. CR           Dog Races 10:15 a.m. - L
Beading Class - 1:30 p.m. - CA                 15 minutes early so we may accommodate and           Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR                        Chase the Ace -1:30 p.m. - CA
                                               safely meet your needs. We also ask that those                                                      Brush Up Bridge - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - CR
Tuesday, September 27                          residents using assistive devices please remain
                                                                                                    Friday, September 2                            Classical Music - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. - #1315
Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC              seated until the driver or staff member is present
                                               to assist you. It is our goal to provide all resi-   Exercise Class - 9:00 a.m. - T                 Bingo - 7:30 p.m. - CA
To the Library - 1:00 p.m. - L
                                               dents and staff with the safest precautions when     Great Music Series - 2:00 p.m. - T
Painting Class - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - CA
                                               in transport or at home. Please help us to help      The Viennese Classical Style
                                                                                                                                                   Thursday, September 8
Catholic Mass - 3:30 p.m. - Plz 2 AR           you by being patient as we serve each resident.                                                     Ukulele Club - 8:45 a.m. - 4CR
                                                                                                    Wii Games - 3:00 p.m. - R
Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR                                                                                                                            Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC
                                               We want to remind residents that outings are         Meet & Greet Philip - 4:00 p.m. – T
                                                                                                    Movie - 7:30 p.m. - T Helen Morgan Story       Randall’s/Kroger - 10:00 a.m. - Leave
                                               scheduled to be most proficient of time and ask
Wednesday, September 28                        that you arrive in plenty of time to board as we                                                    Bible Study - 10:00 a.m. - 4th Flr. CR
Water Aerobics Class-9:00 & 10:00 a.m. Pool    will leave promptly as scheduled.                    Saturday, September 3                          1st Presbyterian Communion 10:30 a.m.
Lord’s Prayer Study-10:30 a.m., Plz 2AR AL                                                          Mah Jongg - 10:00 a.m. - CR                    Plz 2AR AL
                                               Thank you,
Rev. Scott Endress - Chapelwood                Lifestyles and Transportation Department             Tai Chi - 10:00 a.m. - 4CR                     Listen Group - Dining Services- 2:00 p.m.
Treasures from the Hermitage - 10:00 a.m.- L                                                        Movie Matinee - 2:00 p.m. - T                  Men’s Hour - 3:00 p.m. - BR
Chase the Ace - 1:30 p.m. - CA                                                                      Ice Cream Social -2:30 p.m. - SJC              Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR
                                                Please RSVP to Gloria at 713.979.3066 on
Brush Up Bridge - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - CR                                                             Movie - 7:30 p.m. - T Winged Migration G
Classical Music - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. - #1315
                                                all scheduled events outside the Buckingham.                                                       Friday, September 9
                                                Then stop by Lifestyles to sign an ancillary                                                       Exercise Class - 9:00 a.m. - T
Bingo - 7:30 p.m. - CA                          form confirming your ticketed reservation.          Sunday, September 4
                                                                                                    Sunday Worship Depart - 10:30 a.m. - Lobby     Great Music Lecture, 2:00 p.m.-T
                                                REMINDER: YOU ARE FINANCIALLY                                                                      Classical-era Form – Theme & Variations
Thursday, September 29                          RESPONSIBLE FOR A TICKET WHEN                       Sunday Brunch - 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. - WDR
                                                YOU SIGN UP TO ATTEND AN EVENT                      Worship Service - 3:15 p.m. - Plaza, 1DR       Wii Games - 3:00 p.m. - R
Ukulele Club - 8:45 a.m. - 4CR
                                                INVOLVING A TICKET.                                 Movie Matinee - 5:00 p.m. - T Triggerman PG    Alz. Kick Off - 3:30 - T
Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC
                                                                                                                                                   Speaker Dr. Mary Kenan
Randall’s/Kroger - 10:00 a.m. Depart L
                                                                                                    Monday, September 5 Labor Day                  Movie - 7:30 p.m.- T Secretariat G
Bible Study 10:00 a.m. - 4 CR
                                                                                                    Buffet - 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. WDR
Macular Degeneration - 3:00 p.m. - T                                                                                                               Saturday, September 10
By Cameo Caregivers                                                                                 Duplicate Bridge - 12:15 p.m. - CR
                                                                                                                                                   Mah Jongg - 10:00 a.m. - CR
Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR                                                                             Beading Class - 1:30 p.m. - CA
                                                                                                                                                   Tai Chi - 10:00 a.m. - 4CR
                                                                                                    BINGO MARATHON 3:00 -5:00 p.m.-T
                                                                                                                                                   Movie Matinee - 2:00 p.m. - T
                                                                                                    No Evening Meal
Friday, September 30                                                                                                                               Movie - 7:30 p.m. - T Mirror Has Two Faces
Exercise Class - 9:00 a.m. - T                                                                      Tuesday September 6
Flu Shots - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.- 4CR                                                                                                             Sunday, September 11
                                                                                                    Exercise - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - FC              Sunday Worship Depart - 10:30 a.m. - Lobby
Walgreens                                                                                           Intro to One Act Plays - 2:00 p.m. - Club Rm
Great Music Lecture - 2:00 p.m. - T                                                                                                                Sunday Brunch - 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. - WDR
                                                                                                    Painting Class - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - CA         Theatre Southwest - 2:15 p.m. - Lobby
 Classical Form - Rondo Form                                                                        Catholic Communion- 3:30 p.m.-Plz 2 ARAL
Wii Games - 3:00 p.m. - R                                                                                                                          Goodbye Charlie
                                                                                                    Bridge - 7:30 p.m. - CR                        Worship Service - 3:15 p.m. - Plaza, 1DR
Movie -7:30 p.m.-T Good Night & Good Luck
                                                                                                                                                   Movie Matinee - 5:00 p.m. - T
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