Howdy residents and family members,
It’s stampede time at SkyPointe! Staff have been working hard the past couple of weeks to put together fun and safe programming for residents to enjoy during our stampede days. The recreation team has distributed neighbourhood program calendars and a July newsletter to each resident. Please be advised, the weekly calendars could change day to day due to COVID19.
We all look forward to a sunny July. Residents, family members and friends can book outdoor visits 7 days a week! Bookings will occur at the top of the hour starting at 10:00 am and the last booking at 4:00 pm (with the exception of noon). On Tuesday and Thursday, bookings will be opened for 5:30 pm. Please check the newsletter below for the updated outdoor visitng process for SkyPointe and scheduling information.
Please, take a look at our July newsletter (below) and program calendars for upcoming programs and events. If you have any questions or concerns, please, contact (587)619-6317! Or stop by the recreation office. Our general office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
Marlee Dukart, Recreation Therapy Manager
Download the Recreation Calendar here:
Please see AgeCare SkyPointe’s updated outdoor visit process as of July 2, 2020:
It is important for mental health to spend times outdoors. It is encouraged that residents be given opportunity to spend time outdoors, where feasible and appropriate and have safe outdoor visits. AgeCare SkyPointe offers 120 outdoor in-person and virtual visit sessions per week for residents and family to choose from.
Contact Marlee Dukart, Recreation Therapy Manager for supportive living neighbourhoods at 587-619-6317 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Lynne Hogan, Social Worker for long term care neighbourhoods at 587-619-6384 or email@example.com. In voice or email message, please provide preferred date and time of visit with resident’s name and your contact information. Due to the high volume of requests, please be aware scheduling may take up to 1 week.
The show must go on!
Residents and staff will be honoring the Calgary tradition by hosting several different Stampede themed events during the week of the 3rd to 12th. With two main events; July 3rd SkyPointe Stampede Parade and July 10th Stampede Midway, residents will be able to reminisce and enjoy the nostalgia of past Stampedes. Each neighbourhood will have stampede themed programs scheduled on their floor.
Check your program calendar for all the stampede fun!
Pegasus Theater has re-opened for residents to enjoy a unique cinematic experience.
For viewing times, please see your neighbourhood calendar
SkyPointe hospice welcomed its first resident on June 22, 2020. This could not have been possible without the dedication support of our residents, families and staff.
With the capacity of 15 beds, this is the only hospice in North East Calgary, allowing AgeCare to meet a need for 24/7 palliative care within the community we serve. The goal of hospice care is to treat the person rather than the disease and focus on quality of life. It surrounds the individual and family with a team consisting of professionals who not only manage pain and symptom challenges but also are attuned to emotional and spiritual issues.
The reflection room is meant to serve and support all residents and the holistic wellness of the SkyPointe community. It allows individuals of all religious faiths and non-religious beliefs to experience a place for peace, prayer, meditation and/or reflection throughout the day.
For any questions or if you would like to sign your loved one up for something special – contact Marlee Dukart (Recreation Therapy Manager)
587-619-6317, firstname.lastname@example.org or stop in to Recreation and speak to a member of the team!
****Recreation programs and activities are subject to change in some extenuating circumstances. We will work our hardest to make sure this does not happen!****