Cottonwood Village

201 E. Mingus Avenue
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
877-929-8109

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Community Life

Cottonwood Village celebrates its residents with special activities, seminars and monthly support groups that bring our community together. Monthly birthday celebrations, trips to a casino, special concerts, Friday night movies and a creative writing class are among the many social activities we offer. We also offer a number of weekly special events including happy hours, bible studies, wood carving classes, computer help classes, Wii bowling, ask a nurse question-and-answer sessions, and therapy dog visits. Our residents can get involved in a mural painting project and can listen to short story readings. Residents, family members and friends can keep track of all of our daily, weekly and monthly happenings, find out how to get involved in our activities, see photos from past events and get the latest news from our community by checking here.


Date: 12/30/2017
Time:
9:00am - 9:30am

Location: auditorium
Contact: sferguson@capitalseniorliving.net

Seated Group Exercise Class Monday - Saturday at 9am

Seated Group Exercise Class is held Monday - Saturday from 9am- 9:30am at Cottonwood Village senior community. This group fitness is led by Activities Staff and open to visitors. Seated Exercise utilizes stretch bands and hand weights for a safe yet challenging program. Seniors are led through a dynamic class including seated breath exercises, stretching and strength exercises to improve flexibility, fitness and balance. Join us Monday - Saturday mornings at 9am for this gentle but effective group fitness class. Open to visitors and modified for seniors of all fitness levels to safely participate.

Date: 12/30/2017
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am

Location: Private Dining Room
Contact: sferguson@capitalseniorliving.net

Thursdays "Life's Transitions" Support Group10am - 11:30am

Debra Emmanuel, Pastor and Counselor, meets weekly with seniors and local families to support them during "Life's Transitions". Change can be difficult and working with a support group facilitated by a counselor can help us to learn new coping skills. Whether you are facing a new health challenge, are coping with a change in lifestyle or struggling with a recent loss this supportivediscussion group facilitated by Debra is sure to provide insight and inspiration. Stop by to meet with Debra weekly on Thursdays from 10am - 11:30am.

Date: 12/30/2017
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Private Dining Room
Contact: sferguson@capitalseniorliving.net

"Step On It" Walking Buddy Program at Cottonwood Village

Join us weekly on Fridays for the "Step on It" walking fitness program group meeting at Cottonwood Village. This is an ongoing senior fitness program to support our seniors goal to stay active and to meet fellow walking buddies to enjoy outdoor walks and hikes. Seniors get a pedometer to log their steps toward fun destination goals and prizes. This program meets weekly on Fridays at 3pm in the Private Dining Room. Seniors can walk alone or with a walking buddy to encourage each other to be more active to achieve a higher level of fitness and health. In March 2017 the Cottonwood Village Step On It walkers supported the local March a Mile for Meals on Wheels fundraiser event. The group will participate in the annual Alzheimer Fundraiser walk in Sedona in November 2017. For more info join us at our next Friday afternoon meet or contact Sherry Ferguson in activities 928-634-4229.

Date: 12/31/2017
Location: Cottonwood Village 201 E Mingus Avenue
Contact: sferguson@capitalseniorliving.net

Thursdays are Family Game Night at Cottonwood Village

Thursdays are Family Game Night at Cottonwood Village. Family. Join your favorite senior for game night 6:30pm. GAME ON! at Cottonwood Village. Resident gatherings for games include: Rummikub. Scrabble, Skip Bo, Poker, Bunko, Bridge and other cards, Dominos and Bingo. Games are played in community spaces at Cottonwood Village 201 E Mingus Avenue such as the 2nd floor mezzanine game table Wednesday bridge group, the activities room, private dining room and other card tables located in our north wing. See our calendar of events in the Newsletter for times and locations. OR If you would like to start a new game group or utilize our community space to host a game night. For more info about family game night... please contact Sherry Ferguson to coordinate getting your game on @ Cottonwood Village Senior Community.

Date: 12/31/2017
Time:
9:00am - 7:00pm

Location: 201 E. Mingus Ave. Cottonwood
Contact: mmiller@capitalseniorliving.net

Beautiful new Memory Care Program now open

Cottonwood Village secure memory care at 201 E. Mingus Avenue is now open. The renovated third floor memory care program now has view apartments available to serve your loved one's needs. Private studio, alcove or 1 bedroom apartments are now available in the Cottonwood Village third floor secure memory care program. Therapeutic activities, an outdoor mountain view veranda, deluxe spa bathing room with step in Jacuzzi tub and exceptional care services for memory challenged seniors. Call Mara Miller today for a tour and pricing: 928-634-4229.

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Date: 07/15/2017
Time:
10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Cottonwood Village auditorium
Contact: sferguson@capitalseniorliving.net

Cottonwood Village Resident Arts & Crafts Show

Residents displayed their artistic talents at the Cottonwood Village senior community Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday 7/15/17. This talent showcase was well attended by seniors and their families. Artwork displays included quilts, photography, multimedia, sculpture, ceramic painting, wood burning and carvings and painting. One musically gifted resident shared a concert performance video of his French horn performance with the symphony. Cottonwood Village celebrates our talented residents in this showcase of the arts and encourages seniors to continue to explore self expression through our activities programs.

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Date: 06/18/2017
Time:
7:00am - 9:00am

Location: 201 E. Mingus Ave. Cottonwood Arizona 86326
Contact: mmiller@capitalsneiorliving.net

Fathers' Day Breakfast

Come and enjoy a free Fathers' Day breakfast with Dad. Bring your father to sample the Cottonwood Village retirement community breakfast menu. A delicious traditional breakfast including fruit salad, eggs any style and oatmeal along with some special favorites such as chicken fried steak and gravy will be served. Resident family members are invited and encouraged to join Dad for breakfast on 6/18/17. If you are alone for the holiday please join us at Cottonwood Village for a delicious meal and some friendly conversation. Father's Day is about celebrating and honoring fathers and fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. RSVP required, please call to make your reservation.

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Date: 06/14/2017
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: 201 E. Mingus Ave. Cottonwood Arizona
Contact: mmiller@capitalseniorliving.net

Flag Day

Flag Day June 14, the anniversary of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official US flag in 1777. Flag Day falls within National Flag Week, a time when Americans reflect on the foundations of the nation’s freedom. The flag of the United States represents freedom and has been an enduring symbol of the country’s ideals since its early days. During both events, Americans also remember their loyalty to the nation, reaffirm their belief in liberty and justice, and observe the nation’s unity. Cottonwood Village will be celebrating with a Flag presentation on June 14. Call to confirm time 928-634-4229

Date: 05/19/2017
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Cottonwood Village 201 E Mingus Avenue
Contact: sferguson@capitalseniorliving.net

Armed Forces Day 5/19/17 Honors at 10am followed by Grilled lunch 11am - 1pm

Cottonwood Village honors veterans through special events and ongoing activities such as the weekly Friday 2pm Patriot Partners coffee group for area vets. Join is on 5/19/17 Armed Forces Day celebrating our veterans at Cottonwood Village 201 E Mingus Avenue: We will bring together our veterans and their families with area American legion and veterans agencies to remember our senior vets on May 19th Armed Forces Day with a special honors service at 10am followed by grilled Dogs & Burgers from 11am to 1pm. This event is open to the public and all veterans and their families are invited to attend. Please RSVP to: Mara Miller 928-634-4229.

Date: 05/12/2017
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location: 201 E. Mingus Ave
Contact: mmiller@capitalseniorliving.net

Mothers Day Tea at Cottonwood Village 5/12/17 at noon

A traditional tea to honor mothers will be celebrated Friday May 12th at noon at Cottonwood Village. Seniors will invite their family to enjoy a special tea with delicious finger foods. Special photos will be taken by our community director and photographer "JB". Thank you to all the caring moms in our lives who make the world a loving place to live. As it was once said "An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy." ~Spanish Proverb. RSVP is required for residents and their guests.

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Posted On: 06/30/2017 - 3:15pm

Cottonwood Village Wall of Honor Updated

During the Cottonwood Village community renovation updates are being made to paint, carpet, furnishings and decor throughout the interior. While these updates will be a refreshing change, by popular demand of our seniors certain traditions are being preserved and improved. When the interior halls of Cottonwood Village were updated with new paint the much loved veterans photo "Wall of Honor" was also updated. Our resident veterans photos were reframed with modern frames and the mural of a waving American Flag was touched up by the local artist LeAnn Gregory. You can see our veterans photos proudly displayed on the "Wall of Honor" in the main hallway of Cottonwood Village senior community.

Posted On: 05/12/2017 - 3:15pm

Mothers Day Photos On Display

A display of the fun photos taken at the annual Mothers Day tea turned out wonderful. This year JB, executive director of Cottonwood Village, our unofficial community photographer took some lovely photos of our residents with their families. You can see the framed photography on display in the private dining room. Copies of the photos are available to families who request a print. Contact Sherry Ferguson 928-634-4229 for a copy of your photo.

Posted On: 05/10/2017 - 7:45pm

Dancing Grannies from Flagstaff entertained our seniors 5/10/17

The Dancing Grannies performance group from Flagstaff entertained Cottonwood Village residents with a special dance performance on Wednesday 5/10/17 at 1pm before the weekly live music showcase. The Dancing Grannies got the crowd chanting and chair dancing to YMCA and other classics for a fun special show at Cottonwood Village. Thank you Dancing Grannies for keeping our toes tapping!

Posted On: 05/07/2017 - 4:00pm

May is Older Americans Month ... Celebrate being a senior!

May is Older Americans Month - a good time to recognize and honor the many contributions of older Arizonans. This year’s theme is Age Out Loud. You can utilize the various OAM resources provided by the Administration for Community Living/ACL at: https://oam.acl.gov/index.html. Cottonwood Village - a services inclusive independent living, assisted living and memory care senior community invites area senior to join us for ongoing events to support Verde Valley seniors in improving quality of life: As always area seniors are welcome to visit for our ongoing community enrichment activities at: 201 E Mingus Avenue in Cottonwood AZ:
• Live music on Wednesdays at 1:45pm – 2:45pm
• Weekly "Making the Most of It" chat support group led by Papa Dave Treadwell at 1pm each Wednesday.
• Grief support counseling is offered every other Thursday at Cottonwood Village facilitated by Dale Morgan from Hospice Compassus: meets on 5/11 & 5/25 at 2pm in the private dining room.
• Patriot Partners veterans coffee social in the Cottonwood Village activities room every Friday at 2pm open to all area veterans.
Thank you for supporting seniors and healthy aging!

Posted On: 05/01/2017 - 12:30pm

Patriot Partners vets coffee group meets weekly on Fridays

Cottonwood Village honors veterans throughout the year with special events and ongoing activities such as the weekly Friday 2pm Patriot Partners coffee group for area vets which meets at Cottonwood Village Senior Community in the activities room. Join is on 5/19/17 Armed Forces Day celebrating our veterans at Cottonwood Village 201 E Mingus Avenue: We will bring together our veterans and their families with area American legion and veterans agencies to remember our senior vets on May 19th Armed Forces Day with a special honors service at 10am followed by grilled Dogs & Burgers at noon. This event is open to the public and all veterans and their families are invited to attend. Please RSVP to: Mara Miller 928-634-4229.

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