Posts by: Kimberly Shepherd-Lust

November 14, 2014

Veterans Day 2014 – Honoring All Who Served

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On Veterans Day we honor all who answered to a service call. Soldiers young, soldiers old, fought for freedom, brave and bold. Some have lived, while others died, and all of them deserve our pride. We’re proud of all the soldiers who, kept thinking red, white, and blue. They fought for us and all our […]

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November 5, 2014

Autumn Masquerade Ball

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When you feel that first crisp breeze, you know that summer is gone and fall is in the air. Every season has its upside; however autumn has a particular beauty to it.  Pinebrook celebrated the splendor of autumn with a masquerade party. Spirits flowed from the bar, we danced to fun halloween music and prizes […]

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October 30, 2014

One Woman, One Trip, One Suitcase, Lots of Love!

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After many months of making pillowcase dresses, blankes and collecting supplies for Dinning Room Supervisor, Sarah Strunk’s trip to Haiti, she is off to deliver the goods.  Good luck Sarah! Hurry home!

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October 30, 2014

Goblins, Ghosts and Witches Oh My!

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The residents at Pinebrook danced, laughed and sang along with Denny D and his spooky friends at this years “Monster Mash”. It was a spooktacular time!

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October 16, 2014

Watermark University – “A Dancer’s Life”

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There wasn’t a seat left in the room to hear  Rachel Chapman tell stories of her life as a professional dancer on a cruise ship! We learned all about how she got her start, where she performed and her many adventures in travel. Thanks Rachel for sharing such a interesting story! We were amazed!

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October 14, 2014

Watermark University Ceramic Course

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Pinebrook is so blessed to have such a wonderful art teacher, Cheryl Pannabecker. Cheryl has a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Ceramic Sculpture. This past week Cheryl taught the residents how to create textured wall pockets using slabs of stoneware clay. Just see how beautiful they turned out!

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October 7, 2014

Oktoberfest!

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Oktoberfest is the world’s largest funfair held annually in Munich, Germany. It is a 16-day festival running from late September to the first weekend in October with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year.  The residents at Pinebrook didn’t have to travel any further than the Pattison Pavilion […]

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October 1, 2014

Watermark Expressions Calendar

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We are so excited that Pinebrook’s resident Maxine Perry’s oil painting entitled “The Homestead” has been awarded a feature spot in Expressions 2015, Watermark’s award-winning calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Congratulations! Out of hundreds of submissions received from resident artists at 38 Watermark locations nationwide, Maxine’s is one of only 13 to be featured […]

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September 30, 2014

For the Love of Sunflowers!

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Aimee LaPine, Pinebrook’s Director of Sales has a passion for Sunflowers! Aimee shared her love of Sunflowers during one of our Watermark University classes. She shared interesting facts about the flower, made homemade sunflower muffins for everyone and showed the residents how to create a Sunflower wreath to hang on the doors. The halls of […]

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September 25, 2014

Bebb Settlement – A Pioneer Village

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It was a perfect afternoon to climb aboard the Pinebrook bus and travel back in time! “Bebb Settlement,” a Pioneer Village, represents a typical early 19th century American settlement found in the Ohio region. We met an historic interpreter who walked us through the Pioneer Village as we discovered the lifestyles and customs of the settlers.  […]

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September 22, 2014

Ice Cream Social

What better way to say goodbye to summer than with a bowl full of ice cream and a room full of friends! Thanks to Margaret and Monica from Shear Salon for hosting such a lovely social!  

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September 18, 2014

Tea and England – A Virtual Tour

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Follow Vicky Mary, owner of Victoria Travel and Cincinnati’s travel pro, through England as you explore some of the popular and some of the more out-of-the-way places to visit. Be prepared to stop alone the way and sample some of Englands most famous teas!

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September 12, 2014

Thrive!

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Check out Pinebrook’s Thrive! monthly newsletter for October. We have a lot of interesting articles about life here at Pinebrook. This fall we have an array of new Watermark University classes and events for all our residents to participate in. Come Thrive with us …we love having guests! Give us a call at 1-513-297-4076 to try out a class or […]

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September 12, 2014

Get Ready For October!

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Check out all the exciting things we are doing at Pinebrook this October! Try out one or two of these amazing classes…we love having guests! Give us a call at 1-513-297-4076 for more information. Click here to see the 2014 October Calendar.

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September 11, 2014

Trip to Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Pinebrook residents celebrated Mr. Bryan’s 95th birthday at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse located on the scenic Ohio River. We enjoyed the striking view of the river, watched river barges go by, ate Montgomery Inn’s world-famous ribs and enjoyed seriously decadent desserts. Wow… what a pleasant afternoon!          

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September 11, 2014

Trip to Baltimore!

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Resident and Pinebrook’s very own adventurist Fran Rassin took advantage of our extraordinary outing, “Star-Spangled Spectacular,” hosted by the Clermont County Senior Services. Fran rose bright and early, boarded a bus to Baltimore, MD for an exciting celebration of the 200th Birthday of the Star Spangled Banner! Fran will attend the festival at the Baltimore’s […]

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August 22, 2014

It’s a Luau!

We all put on our craziest Hawaiian shirts, beachcomber hats and flip flops for Pinebrook’s annual Luau! The residents sipped on delicious pina colada’s, ate fantastic food and swayed to the sweet sounds of Hawiian music by the Chris Smith Duo. .

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August 21, 2014

Pillowcase Dresses for Haiti

During the summer session of Watermark University the “Busy Hands Club” focused on the plight in Haiti. Sarah, Pinebrook’s Community Life Assistant saw first hand the poor living conditions of the Haitians during her missionary trip this past July. After Sarah’s presentation through Watermark University “Light and Life in Haiti” the Busy Hands club knew they […]

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August 20, 2014

Arts and Crafts Classes at Pinebrook

Did you know that Pinebrook offers an amazing selection of Arts and Crafts classes for you to choose from? This week we created gorgeous alcohol ink coasters. Check out the amazing colors, so beautiful and just in time for fall!  

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August 18, 2014

Trip to “Ride the Ducks”!

Pinebrook residents had an absolute blast riding the all terian amphibious sightseeing Newport Ducks! The tour delivered a fun, educational, entertaining view of the Cincinnati region.

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July 8, 2014

The Pinebrook Players

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Long before videos or DVDs, even before television, families used to gather nightly for their favorite programs. They’d sit around the family radio and listen to popular comedies, dramas, and variety shows. The Pinebrook Players Theater Group is made up of residents who enjoy performing skits from the golden age of radio and re-creating shows […]

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