June

Legacy Reserve at Fritz Farm
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Resident´s Birthdays

Millie Edwards 14th
Bill Buckley 16th
Marian Rabiner 19th
Wanda Hodge 21st
Mike Carmichael 22nd
June Hansen 22nd
Helen Napier 22nd
Mary Ann Lane 24th
Joy Long 27th
Billie French 28th
Jane Stone 28th

Celebrating June

Father’s Day Cookout- 19th

Community Events

June 14th at 4:00pm- Summer Soiree with Music by Bobbi Paris in the Courtyard

Senior Health in the Summertime

As the warm and sunny days of summer approach, it’s important for seniors to take extra steps to maintain their health and well-being. Here are some tips to help you stay safe and healthy during the summer months:
Stay Hydrated: Dehydration is a common issue during the summer. Make sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Avoid excessive caffeine and alcohol, as they can contribute to dehydration.

Protect Your Skin: The sun’s rays can be harsh, especially during peak hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Always wear sunscreen with at least SPF 30, and reapply it every two hours or after swimming. Wear a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, and light, long-sleeved clothing to protect your skin from UV damage.

Stay Cool: High temperatures can be dangerous, especially for seniors. Stay indoors during the hottest part of the day and make use of air conditioning or fans to keep cool. If you need to be outside, seek shade and take frequent breaks in a cool place.

Exercise Wisely: Physical activity is important, but it’s best to exercise during the cooler parts of the day, such as early morning or late evening. Water aerobics, swimming, or indoor exercises are great options to stay active without overheating.

Healthy Eating: Enjoy the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables available in the summer. These foods are not only nutritious but also help keep you hydrated. Opt for light, balanced meals and avoid heavy, hot foods that can increase body temperature.

Summer Soiree with Music by Bobbi Paris

Summer Soiree with Music by Bobbi Paris

Mark your calendars for an enchanting evening! On June 14th at 4:00 pm, join us in the courtyard for our much-anticipated Summer Soiree, featuring live music by the talented Bobbi Paris.

This event promises to be a delightful celebration of summer, filled with beautiful melodies, warm company, and the serene ambiance of our courtyard. Bobbi Paris, known for his captivating voice and engaging performances, will be serenading us with a mix of timeless classics and contemporary favorites. His music is sure to create a joyful and relaxing atmosphere for everyone to enjoy.

Whether you’re looking to unwind with friends, make new connections, or simply revel in the music, the Summer Soiree is the perfect occasion. Refreshments and appetizers will be provided, adding to the festive spirit of the evening.

We look forward to seeing you there for an unforgettable night of music, laughter, and summer cheer!

KY State Park

There’s no way to pick the best Kentucky State Park because each park has its own unique attributes! Play nationally recognized golf courses, stay in a state park lodge or cabin, pitch a tent or bring the RV to a campground, hike a trail or visit a state historic site.

Resident of the Month

Qwen Long

Qwen Long Resident of the Month

This month, we are delighted to honor Qwen Long as our Resident of the Month. Qwen’s enthusiasm and dedication to staying active are truly inspiring. She is a regular participant in our water aerobics classes, where her energy and positive attitude uplift everyone around her.

Qwen’s passion for physical activity extends back many years. In the 1970s, she made a significant impact as a track coach, guiding and mentoring countless athletes. Her exceptional efforts and achievements in this field earned her a well-deserved induction into the Madison County Hall of Fame.

We are proud to have Qwen as a vibrant member of our community, and we celebrate her remarkable contributions and active lifestyle.

Associate of the Month

Kayla Cook

Kayla Cook Associate of the Month

We are thrilled to recognize Kayla Cook as our Associate of the Month. As a dedicated housekeeper, Kayla consistently goes above and beyond to ensure our community remains a welcoming and pristine environment for all residents and staff. Her attention to detail, hard work, and friendly demeanor make her an invaluable member of our team.

Kayla’s commitment to excellence is evident in everything she does. She takes great pride in her work, always striving to create a clean and comfortable space for everyone. Her warm smile and positive attitude brighten our days, and her willingness to lend a helping hand whenever needed is truly commendable.

We are grateful for Kayla’s unwavering dedication and the care she puts into her role every day. Her contributions significantly enhance the quality of life in our community, and we are proud to honor her as our Associate of the Month. Thank you, Kayla, for your outstanding service and for making our community a better place.

Fort Boonesborough State Park

The site of Kentucky’s second settlement has been reconstructed as a working fort complete with cabins, blockhouses and furnishings. View pioneer life and resident artisans performing craft demonstrations.

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Recipe of the Month

Refreshing Summer Fruit Salad

Refreshing Summer Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced
1 cup blueberries
1 cup kiwi, peeled and diced
1 cup pineapple, diced
1 cup watermelon, diced
1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
Juice of 1 lime
1 tablespoon honey

Instructions:

In a large bowl, combine all the fruits.
In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice and honey.
Drizzle the lime-honey mixture over the fruit and gently toss to combine.
Garnish with chopped fresh mint.
Chill in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes before serving.

Enjoy this vibrant and nutritious summer treat!

Join Us for Water Aerobics!

Stay active and refreshed with our invigorating water aerobics classes, held three times a week! Dive into fun and fitness every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 11:15 am.
Our water aerobics sessions are designed for all fitness levels and offer a great way to improve your strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health while enjoying the buoyancy and resistance of the water. It’s a fantastic opportunity to stay fit, socialize, and enjoy the many benefits of aquatic exercise.

Don’t miss out on these energizing workouts. Join us at the pool and make a splash with your fitness routine!

Mailing Address:

Kentucky Department of Parks
500 Mero Street-5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601

KY State Parks

Kentucky State Parks

Kentucky’s system of 44 state parks has been referred to as “the nation’s finest” and experiences more repeat business annually than those of any other U.S. state. The state’s diverse geography provides a variety of environments to experience. From mountain lakes to expansive caves to forests teeming with wildlife

Collaborators

Legacy Reserve at Fritz Farm | Mallory Runnels, Executive Director
Mallory McCulloch
Madison Price Academy Director Legacy Ridge at Fritz Farm
Madison Price

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