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News & Events at Prospect Park

Take a look at our calendar of upcoming events. We’d love to have you join us so you can experience for yourself the beautiful setting, welcoming residents, and vibrant culture of Prospect Park. Call us today to attend one of our events for prospective residents or check back here often—we always have something going on!

State Fair Fun and Friends

It’s that time of year again – Minnesota State Fair! We hosted a week of State Fair activities for The Pillars of Prospect Park residents and The Pillars Child Care, take a look at all the fun!

Tips for Seniors Considering Downsizing

Is it possible to live well in an apartment? We have provided tips for seniors considering downsizing to help create a smooth transition into senior living.

Making Connections with The Pillars Child Care

The Pillars Dimensions community enjoyed connecting with The Pillars Child Care in an afternoon of gardening, reading stories, and hanging out on the playground.

The Twin Cities Jazz Festival in St. Paul, MN

We were a proud sponsor of the 2022 Twin Cities Jazz Fest! Our senior living residents enjoyed a special VIP experience at the event, too.

A Full Week of Celebrating Our 2nd Birthday

Happy 2 year anniversary! We coordinated a week of activities and events to celebrate our birthday. Take a look at how residents celebrated our 2nd birthday!

U of M Day of Service at The Pillars of Prospect Park

In partnership with the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, we co-hosted a community volunteer event making Ronald McDonald greeting cards.

Decluttering and Downsizing Made Simple

Does the thought of downsizing and moving overwhelm you? Join us for this free, fun and motivating presentation on Wednesday, May 18th at 10:00 a.m. at The Pillars of Prospect Park! Move specialist and professional sorter, Jill Freeman, will be presenting tips to help those considering a move or who would just like to declutter for…

University of Minnesota Alumni Association Career Month

As a UMAA partner, our senior living community was a featured Employer Spotlight for UMAA’s career month. Our Executive Director, Griffin Myslivecek, discussed what a career at The Pillars of Prospect Park is all about.

Intergenerational Lunar New Year Celebration

In February, The Pillars Child Care joined us for a Lunar New Year celebration. Pillars of Prospect Park’s intergenerational programming always find fun opportunities for children and residents to connect.

MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION

TUESDAY, MARCH 1st, 2022 10:30 a.m. Join us for a fun, intergenerational activity to celebrate Mardi Gras! This is a wonderful opportunity to observe or participate in our award-winning programming with the kids from The Pillars Childcare Center. The schedule will include a variety of ways to enjoy the morning: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. in the…

Join Our Free ‘Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance’ Classes

Join the program series for free! Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance (TJQMBB) is an evidence-based fall prevention program aimed at improving postural stability, awareness, body positioning, and more.

Making Lefse With the Pros

In January, we had the opportunity to learn how to make lefse. It was a fun (and delicious) activity. Have you made lefse?

Home for the Holidays Open House

Earlier this month, we hosted our Home for the Holidays event with live music, shopping, and giveaways! It was the perfect way for residents and their families to enjoy the holiday season.

Home for the Holidays

Join us for The Pillars of Prospect Park annual holiday get together featuring live music, shopping, and fun! Take a photo with Santa and browse the Minnesota Alumni Pop-up Market. THURSDAY, DEC. 9TH, 2021, 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

Experiencing Minnesota Zoo’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

One of our seasonal outings this fall included visiting the limited-time Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular hosted by the Minnesota Zoo. Thousands of glowing pumpkins lit up the sky as we wandered through. It was a magical experience!

Celebrating the University of Minnesota Homecoming with Storybook Character Day

The Pillars of Prospect Park is conveniently located near the University of Minnesota and many of our residents are alumni or former professors. To celebrate homecoming week and our community’s love of the university, we hosted Storybook and Movie Character Day. It was a day for the books!

Unique Housing Opportunity Open to University of Minnesota students through Student Residence Housing Program

Part of intergenerational programming that strengthens bonds between college students and older adults Finding housing near the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus just got a little easier for college students. The Pillars of Prospect Park senior living community unveiled its Student Residence Housing Program, which allows students to rent a beautiful, unfurnished studio…

Gradual Transition into Senior Living Offers Dignity and Increased Independence

At Ebenezer and The Pillars of Prospect Park, we believe the time to start talking about, exploring and even making the move to a senior living community is before you need it. It’s true for so many reasons, but one of the most profound is one of Ebenezer’s core values: dignity.

Vaccination Administration Has Begun at Ebenezer Communities

We are pleased that federal and state officials have prioritized long-term care residents and their caregivers for early COVID-19 vaccinations. The vaccine gives us hope for the next chapter in our fight against this virus.

Ebenezer communities have been among the first to receive the recently approved COVID-19 vaccine. We have begun administering the first vaccines to staff and residents in our skilled care communities, and now have started to vaccinate residents and staff at our Assisted Living and Memory Care communities, like our Pillars Senior Living communities.

What to check for when checking on loved ones

How do you know when your aging loved one needs help?

Aging. It’s difficult to see—especially in those you love.
Click on the link below to review and print our checklist of signs to watch for.

Senior Living communities get a boost from technology

Innovative solutions support residents and help them stay connected with loved ones during the pandemic.

In March of 2020, when the world was in the thick of understanding the effects of the coronavirus, everyday life for thousands of Minnesota senior housing residents immediately needed to change. With guidelines put into place requiring masks and social distancing, and stay-at-home orders…

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To learn more, contact our Outreach & Sales Director at jbenedi1@fairview.org or call 612-623-7000.

Winner Revealed for Small Space Apartment Design Challenge

Thanks to our Media Partner: Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine

Small spaces are a trend that isn’t going away. We’ve seen it in everything from tiny homes, to the decluttering phenomenon. Our Small Space Design competition challenged designers to develop an interior plan for a studio apartment. Click to see the results and be inspired to design updates to your own small spaces.

The Pillars Peace Project

Every month our community will be flying a new flag of inclusion on our “Pillars Peace Pole.” These will be flags from other countries representing the homelands and cultures of our residents and staff. It is our front-and-centered visual way to show they are always welcomed to call The Pillars home.

Veterans and Spouses Discount for New Residents

In appreciation of all they have done to serve our country, we are offering a new limited time Veterans Discount.

If you are a veteran or spouse of a veteran and sign a new lease, we’ll discount your rent $100 each month for the first
year of living at The Pillars.

For new move-ins only. Read Discount Details to learn more.

COVID-19: Event Schedule Update

Ebenezer's Coronavirus Updates

Our top priority is the well-being and safety of our residents and staff members who live and work in our community. We are following the guidelines and restrictions of the Center for Disease Prevention (CDC) as well as the guidelines from the Minnesota Departments of Health and Human Services. We have loosened our restrictions on numbers of people who may gather for events, however, we are limiting the number of people from outside our community who may attend our group events both indoors and outdoors, in order to provide for safe social distancing. This may be subject to change based on infection control protocol. For more information, updates on our response to COVID-19 can be found by clicking the link above to Ebenezer’s Coronavirus Updates.

Older Adults Are Thriving in Minneapolis’ Diverse Communities

AARP article highlights The Pillars of Prospect Park as a unique urban housing option.

Our city skyline views, walk-able neighborhood, access to metro transit, membership in the U of M Alumni association, and our intergenerational programming opportunities make Minneapolis’ The Pillars of Prospect Park senior living community an engaging housing option for today’s older adults.

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To learn more, contact our Outreach & Sales Director Jay in the leasing office or call 612-623-7000.

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