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Sunset is a very active and engaged community, so we’ve created plenty of opportunities for people to stay up-to-date with what’s happening. You may sign up for our quarterly newsletter, Sunset News, subscribe to our upcoming blog, Sunset Senior Guide, and check in from time-to-time to read our latest press releases and media coverage.

On April 13, 2017, Fox 44 aired a story on Lutheran Sunset Ministries’ Pot O’ Gold Thrift Store volunteers! Watch the video at the following link: http://www.mycentx.com/news/local/clifton-store-raises-1-million-for-nursing-home/691717881 


2016 LSM Community Pet Show was a Big Success!

On Saturday, June 18, Lutheran Sunset Ministries (LSM) hosted its Second Annual Community Pet Show at the Sunset Home, the long-term care program of the ministry. Dogs, birds and even a bearded dragon gathered to show off their best qualities for Sunset Home Residents and visiting community members. Other pets included a turtle, sugar gliders, goats, chickens, a dove and a rabbit.

Best Bark, Best Trick and Best Jump were among some of the fun categories for dogs to show off their talents, while other canines chose to show off their looks in the Best Costume, Fluffiest and Longest Tail categories, to name a few. Some of the more unique pets competed for Most Unique, Most Talented, Friendliest and Owner/Pet Look-a-Like.

This was a fun opportunity for the community and our staff members to show off their furry, feathered and scaly friends to some of the best judges in town … our residents! Ribbons and trophies were awarded to the winner of each category and photos will be posted on our Facebook page and website (www.lutheransunset.org).

Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to all of our winners! We plan to have the third annual event in June 2017.

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LSM_ChairBasedExerciseRecord_Photo by Zack FehlerLutheran Sunset Ministries Sets Bosque County Record

Clifton, Texas (October 13, 2015) — To celebrate Active Aging Week, Lutheran Sunset Ministries – Bosque County’s premier retirement community offering a full continuum of care – recently set the Bosque County record for most people in a chair-based exercise. On Saturday, October 3, 2015, 166 participants gathered at the Clifton High School practice field at 10 a.m. and participated in a 30-minute, instructor-led chair exercise class. The record was filed with the Bosque County Historical Commission on October 13, 2015. To the best of their knowledge, no other records for chair-based exercise have been attempted in Bosque County.

“Although we did not break the Guinness World Record of 481 people, we are thrilled with the outcome of this event,” said Andrea Hikel, Lutheran Sunset Ministries’ marketing and community relations director. “I believe we were successful in promoting active aging and wellness in our community, and really that was the ultimate goal.”

Lutheran Sunset Ministries plans to hold this event again next year with the goal of breaking their current Bosque County record, and maybe even surpassing the Guinness World Record. “We want to thank everyone who volunteered to help with this event,” said Mrs. Hikel. “Without the help of our community, this event wouldn’t have been such a big success. We are truly blessed to live and work in such an amazing community.”
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Recent Television Coverage:

Fox 44 covered the Lutheran Sunset Ministries annual Community Pet Show in June 2016!

Ch10On February 7, 2016, KWTX Channel 10 aired a story on Hospice Sunset’s patient, Jackie Olsen. Watch the video at the following link: http://www.kwtx.com/content/news/Clifton-Cancer-patient-gets-wish-to-see-movie-with-sisters-368057521.html

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On October 2, 2015, Fox 44 aired a story on Lutheran Sunset Ministries’ Guinness World Record attempt that took place on Oct. 3, 2015! Watch the video at the following link: http://www.mycentx.com/news/waco-news/clifton-residents-attempt-to-set-world-record

Walk2Wellness

On June 10, 2015, Fox 44 aired a story on Lutheran Sunset Ministries’ 2015 Walk to Wellness campaign! Watch the video at the following link: http://www.mycentx.com/news/waco-news/area-senior-citizens-walk-over-1200-miles

 

ArtShow

On March 20, 2015, KCEN Channel 6 aired a story on Lutheran Sunset Ministries’ 2015 Resident Art Show! Watch the video at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjizJETHJVI