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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BUTTERFIELD! Rooted In Tradition. Embracing Tomorrow.
BUTTERFIELD MILESTONES BTV Celebrates 27th Anniversary
Getting to know Bill & Ayleen Bequette
OUT & ABOUT
Exploring Fayettevilleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Multiuse Trails
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From the President/CEO Happy 27th Anniversary to Butterfield Trail Village!
Ken Cormier President/CEO MARKETING Melinda Silva Director of Marketing Dana Davis Sales Counselor Dave Marks Resident Services PROGRAMS Riki Stamps Director of Programs Michael Burks Asst. Program Director RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION 2013 Council Members Ray Culver, President Ava Walker, Vice President Jo Anne Brown, Secretary Wade Burnside, Richard Chewning, Genie Donovan, Judy Doyle, Earl Eddins, Carl Kittrell, Jack Lejeune, Bobby Nell Templeton BOARD OF DIRECTORS Mike Jones, President Theresa Ewing, Vice President Steve Sisco, Treasurer Howard Higgins, Secretary Dr. David Crittenden, Kyle Jenner, Bruce Johanson, Helen McElree, Tony Uth, Tom Verdery, Jim Webster, Lewis Epley, Truman Yancey (Foundation), Wes Murtishaw (emeritus)
I am thrilled that we can recognize and revisit the journey traveled by a few dedicated visionaries to make our Village a reality. During my 7 months here, I have been fascinated by the many stories and strong connectivity the people from Northwest Arkansas have to Butterfield. Our culture of caring was initiated by our founding churches in the 80’s and their corporate members still play a vital role in the evolution of our Village. Truman Yancey, an original founding member has kept this spirit alive with his volunteer service to both the Village and Foundation Boards. It is a pleasure to have Truman’s connection to the past, making us ever mindful of our origins. There is a rich and documented history from our Founders that inspires me to strive for a better tomorrow for our residents, family and staff, those here today and tomorrow. As I have come better acquainted with residents, it has enabled me to appreciate our great culture. It has become obvious that our culture has also been shaped by the University of Arkansas. Just like Henry Meenan, a founding member, many residents have been directly or indirectly influenced by the University. I am dedicated to strengthening those ties with the University and our founding churches, thereby, solidifying our market presence in Northwest Arkansas. As grateful as I am for the many sacrifices given to the formation of Butterfield Trail Village, I am equally grateful for the men and women that serve today in various capacities to ensure our continued success. I hope each of you will enjoy our Anniversary issue and join us on March 15th for a celebration. May each of you have a blessed Easter,
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Ken Opened in 1986, Butterfield Trail Village is a locally governed 501(c)(3) non-profit retirement community. As Northwest Arkansas’ only comprehensive LifeCare Retirement Community, BTV offers active older adults worry-free living that is secure, independent and fulfilling – and the freedom to enjoy plentiful activities both inside and outside the Village.
Contents 4 Rooted In Tradition. Embracing Tomorrow. Butterfield Trail Village History 6 Village Newcomer Q+A Getting to Know Bill and Ayleen Bequette 6 Resident Anniversaries + New Neighbors
7 Living Spaces Stylish Studio Living 8 Snapshots Historical BTV Moments 10 BTV 27th Anniversary Party 10 Readers’ Poll What’s your favorite Jelly Bean flavor? 11 Out & About Exploring Fayetteville’s Multiuse Trail System 11 Arts & Entertainment Select Community Event Listings 12 Library News 13 Featured Village Events 14 Wellness Fighting Colds, Flu and Allergies with Nutrition 14 Wellness All About Advance Directives 15 Fitness The Many Benefits of Exercise
16 BTV and the Arkansas Alumni Association 16 Foundation Report 17 Spotlight Genesis Rehabilitation Therapy Services 18 Lodge Dining Menus 19 Spirituality Rev. J. Anthony Holifield, Central United Methodist Church of Fayetteville
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Rooted In Tradition. Embracing Tomorrow. Forty years ago the options for retirement community living meant uprooting, leaving family and friends, and moving to another city. In 1969, members of Fayetteville United Presbyterian Church identified this need and reached out to the congregations of First Christian Church, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Central United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church. Representatives from these five churches began pursuing the dream of a retirement community right here in Fayetteville. The first organizing committee included: Ellis Shelton, Mrs. Charles Mohle, Marvin Murphy, Col. Eugene Holmes, Anne Vandergriff, Wesley Gee, Rev. Charles Chamberlain and Dr. Eugene Gilmore. After visiting communities all across the country it was determined the project should be a lifecare, buy-in type facility. The desire was for it to be governed by a board of directors while maintaining a relationship with the five founding churches. The order for the incorporation of Butterfield Trail Village — named after the nearby historic route of the Butterfield Stagecoach line — was filed on February 4, 1981. The first board of directors was appointed. The “Original 9,” as they came to be called, included: Bob Beall, Henry Meenen, Gloria McPherson, Ellis Shelton, Charles Kirchen, David
Lashley, Don McGuire, Margaret Stephan and Truman Yancy. Overcoming the seemingly insurmountable tasks of acquiring a ‘certificate of need’ from various State health agencies and the required financing, slowly but surely the dream of Butterfield Trail Village was becoming a reality. On September 19, 1984, a young Governor Bill Clinton, along with the Village founders and a large group of supporters, officially broke ground for a very special community. In March of 1986 the first residents, Virginia Wilson and Martha Rice, moved in. Now 27 years later, the founders’ dream has been realized, as many of Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas’s leaders and longtime citizens have called BTV home after their retirement – as well as people from all over the country. Butterfield has not only honored the tradition established in 1969, it has grown, evolved and improved to meet the ever-changing needs and desires of those looking for a vibrant retirement community. And today, as always, Butterfield Trail Village is poised to move forward – embracing tomorrow. Happy Birthday, Butterfield Trail Village!
TIMELINE Important Village
1991 – Residents began the Village Farmers’ Market selling produce from the BTV gardens; today the weekly summer market sells flowers, baked goods and produce
1981 – On February 4, Butterfield Trail Village was incorporated
1984 – In September, Gov. Bill Clinton led an enthusiastic group in breaking ground
1986 – The first Cottages were completed three months after the opening of the main building
1990’s 1983 – Certificate of Need for skilled nursing beds was acquired
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1986 – On March 10, Martha Rice and Virginia Wilson became the first Village residents
1989 – Butterfield Trail Village began its resident-led recycling program; today approx. 126,353 pounds of waste is recycled annually by BTV volunteers
“There were so many people from the university and our church moving away because there was nowhere to retire. It just seemed like they should stay here in their hometown.”
–Margaret Stephan, a leader of the Founders Committee
“[In 1986] the Village’s marketing department waged an aggressive sales campaign to attract qualified residents. This campaign brought into the Village a well-educated resident population from a wide geographical area. Many, if not most, were independent-minded, well-traveled, physically and mentally active, and community-oriented individuals who had had successful careers.”
–Excerpt from the publication, “The Residents’ Association of Butterfield Trail Village, the First Twenty Years”
“Approximately 350 residents, who make up this community, care about each other. They offer support in all endeavors, give sympathy and help when needed, [and] gratefully extend praise for achievement and thanks for friendship and jobs well done.”
–Lou Thomas, Residents’ Association President (2001)
2001 – The first Village Homes were built on the southern part of the Village property
2010 – The Lodge at Butterfield Trail Village opened
2010’s 2005 – The Special Care Center for Dementia opened in the Health Care Center
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Village Newcomer Q+A
Getting to Know Bill & Ayleen Bequette
Anniversaries March Anniversaries Paul & Martha Westberg
Earl & Phyllis Eddins
Harold & Charlene Olsen
Don & Linda Hayes
Richard & Ardeth Wharry
Lloyd & Dorothy Seaton
Carl & Philomena Kittrell
When did you move to Butterfield? Dec 1, 2012.
Summer & Jackie Phillips
George & Elly Osborn
Fred & Doreen Vorsanger
Where are you from? Farmington, Ark. What did you do before retirement? Bill: I’ve built houses part time since I was 20 years old, worked for standard register for 41 years, and have worked a cattle farm for most of my life. Ayleen: [I’ve worked] raising our family and taking care of the office management duties for our businesses.
New Neighbors Recent Village Move-Ins Joanie Bechard
How many children do you have? Four: a son in New York, and daughters in Fayetteville, Rogers, and Paris, Tex.
Joe & Judi Schenke
Why did you choose Butterfield Trail Village? It was the ‘total health care’ mainly, and the atmosphere and activities as well.
Mary Lou Miller
Do you have any hobbies? Bill: The cattle farm is my hobby. Ayleen: I scrapbook about the family, and I write poems for special occasions. We are both active in church work, with the Church of Christ in Farmington. What is your favorite Village activity so far? The meals, and visiting with other residents that we have met here. We have only been on one outing so far, but had fun on the road trip to Oklahoma.
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Stylish Studio Living
Butterfield Trail Village recently hosted a home tour where visitors were able to tour four different apartments, a cottage and two village homes. Here, we feature photos of the 405-square-foot studio apartment (#224) that was included on the tour (currently available).
Photos by Stephen Ironside
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Historical BTV Moments
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Results from the January/February issue poll:
Your Favorite Valentine
Last issue, Butterfield LIFE readers were asked about their favorite Valentine’s Day gift… Flowers 50% Candy 25% Romantic Card 13% Funny Card 12% Congratulations to Jackie Rocha – winner of a dinner for two at The Lodge.
NEW READERS’ POLL QUESTION...
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Please fill out this slip and leave at the BTV front desk or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31st. One lucky reader will win DINNER FOR TWO at The Lodge! Results of the poll will be featured in the next issue of Butterfield LIFE.
Get Up and Out!
Out & About
Exploring Fayetteville’s Multiuse Trail System Spring is one of the best times of the year to get out and about in Fayetteville. And, what better way to enjoy the outdoors than exploring Fayetteville through its wonderful trail system! In 2002, during the Parks and Recreation Department’s master planning process, Fayetteville citizens expressed their wishes for the department to establish a citywide trails and greenway network. The City of Fayetteville immediately hired a coordinator to identify and administer current and future trail projects. Taking into account requests from citizens, Fayetteville now offers more than 18 miles of paved trails, and the Fayetteville Alternative Transportation and Trails Master Plan identifies 100 miles of future trails that will connect parks, neighborhoods and citizens for years to come. In 2005, the City of Fayetteville reviewed its trails program and decided it was more efficient and quicker to begin building the trails system in-house. Now with a collaborative effort between Parks and Recreation and the Transportation and Engineering Divisions, approximately 2-3 miles of trails are constructed annually. These trails provide safe and accessible recreation for citizens while providing alternative transportation opportunities for citizens and visitors. For further information about the trails, or how you can become involved, contact Fayetteville Parks and Recreation at (479) 444-3471, your local elected officials, or local cycling, running or walking clubs. For an informative map of the Fayetteville Trail System, visit http://gis2.accessfayetteville.org/GISPage/Trails.
Arts & Entertainment Highlighted Happenings Around Town Walton Arts Center:
> DanceBrazil March 1 > An Acoustic Evening with Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin March 2 > SoNA Masterworks III Concert March 9 > Sir James Galway, Lady Jeanne Galway, Flute: Legacy Tour March 14 > One Night of Queen March 15 > Gregoire Maret Quartet March 16 > Garrison Keillor: A Brand-New Retrospective March 28 > C!RCA March 30 > Anything Goes April 9-14 For more info, visit waltonartscenter.org Arts Center of the Ozarks
> Go, Dog. Go! March 9-10 > Rumors: A Comedy by Neil Simon April 12-14 & 19-20 For more info, visit artscenteroftheozarks.org Rogers Little Theater:
> Goodbye Charlie March 29-31 & April 4-7 For more info, visit rogerslittletheater.org TheatreSquared: > Next To Normal April 18 thru May 12 For more info, visit theatre2.org NOTE: This listing of select community A&E events is for informational purposes only; BTV may or may not be providing transportation to these – please refer to the monthly calendar or the Village bulletin board for transportprovided event listings.
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The BTV Library Story: For Residents, By Residents The Butterfield Trail Village Library belongs to the residents of Butterfield. They are the ones who check out the books. They are the ones who serve on the Library Committee, ordering and processing the books and keeping them on the shelves. Residents buy the new books with contributions to the BTV Foundation. And, residents give their previously read books to the Library. The following lists highlight some of new books on Library shelves this month, courtesy of residents and the Foundation:
Gifts From Residents > The Panther by Nelson Demille – A novel about espionage work in the Middle East > Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal by William H. Chafe > American Rust by Philipp Meyer – A novel about life in a manufacturing town
> Moon River and Me – An autobiography by Andy Williams > My Reading Life – A CD copy of the book by Pat Conroy
New Books Suggested By Residents, Purchased By The Foundation: > Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey Into The Afterlife – an autobiographical account by Dr. Ebon Alexander > Unstoppable: The Incredible Power of Faith in Action – autobiography of Nick Vujicic, who was born without arms or legs > Images of America: Newton County – a history of the Northwest Arkansas county by Wayne McCabe and Kate Gordon
Large Print books requested by residents: > The Forgotten by David Baldacci > Mad River by John Sanford > Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear > Collateral Damage by Stuart Woods > The Litigator by John Grisham
OLLI to Hold UA Press Book Club at the Village Dates: Wednesdays, March 27 & April 3 Time: 10am to 12pm Location: Butterfield Trail Village, 1923 E. Joyce Blvd., Fayetteville, AR Cost: $5 for OLLI members; $10 for non-members (plus cost of book) *OLLI memberships will be available during this event Instructors: Genie Donovan, OLLI Member & BTV resident; and Jan Morrill, author You are invited to join Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) members and guests for a series of UA Press Book Club events here at 12 BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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the Village. The group will review and discuss The Red Kimono by Northwest Arkansas award-winning author Jan Morrill. Ms. Morrill will talk about her book and the creative process when she attends the Club’s second meeting. The Red Kimono tells the story of Japanese Americans — Sachiko Kimura, her brother Nobu, and his African American friend, Terrance Harris — and how their lives are changed by prejudice, revenge and forgiveness during the years of World War II. Members will need to purchase and read a copy of the book for the group discussion. Copies will be available in early March at the UA Press office.
Featured Upcoming Village Events Friday, March 15 // Happy 27th Anniversary Butterfield! // 4:30-7pm // Dining Room Join residents, staff and board members as we commemorate the 27th Anniversary of the Village and honor our founders, sponsoring churches and those who possessed the vision to take us from our beginnings to where we are today. Guests will enjoy a professionally prepared pre-plated dinner, and ambiance with live musical entertainment and dancing. Please enjoy light hors d’ oeuvres in the Lobby from 4-6pm. Reservations are required for dinner, which is served from 4:30-7pm. Please see the sign-up sheet at the Receptionist’s desk for meal costs. Tuesday, March 12 // Meal Solution Series with Tyson Foods, Inc. // 3pm // The Lodge Northwest Arkansas is home to several worldwide corporations, and Tyson Foods is one of them. More than 70 years have passed since John Tyson drove his battered truck to Chicago to deliver a load of 500 Arkansas chickens – the beginning of establishing his family’s company as an international provider of protein. Tyson Foods has also reached out to those in need with a national philanthropic focus on hunger relief, disaster relief, and supporting The United Way. Butterfield Trail Village has partnered with Tyson Foods, Inc. to educate and define Tyson’s continued goals for good nutrition, sharing new product lines through cooking demonstrations, cook-off competitions and teaming up to support each other in community involvement. Today’s series kick-off will include the inspirational Tyson story, a presentation of new snack products and a cooking demonstration for relevant, nutritional and easy microwave meals for one or two people as well as those with vision challenges. Please
Jan Morrill was born and (mostly) raised in California. Her mother, a Buddhist Japanese American, was an internee during World War II. Her father, a Southern Baptist redhead of Irish decent, retired from the Air Force. Jan’s award-winning short stories and memoir essays have been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul books and several anthologies. She was recently nominated for the Pushcart Prize for her short story “Xs and Os,” which appeared in Voices Anthology.
welcome the Tyson Research and Development Team consisting of dietitians and food professionals. Thursday, March 28 // Capturing the Civil War Years (Pt. 5/5) // 7:15pm // Convocation Room Dr. Georgena Duncan, Ph.D., will complete The Civil War Years lectures with The Battle of Prairie Grove. This battle of the American Civil War was fought on December 7, 1862 and resulted in a tactical stalemate, but essentially secured northwest Arkansas for the Union. Tuesday, April 16 // National Geographic Live! 9am // Kaufmann Center, Kansas City Tim Laman, a renowned photographer and forest canopy researcher, and ornithologist Ed Scholes will soon publish a major National Geographic book, Birds of Paradise Revealed, taking us deep into New Guinea to observe these astonishing avian creates. Evolved to attract mates with their extraordinarily colorful feathers, which they display in dances executed with ballerina-like grace, these birds are a living laboratory of evolution. Meet all 39 species and enjoy their secret lives, bizarre displays and dazzling courtship antics in breathtaking visuals captured by these intrepid scientists. Join BTV in an overnight excursion to include divine dining, Birds of Paradise Revealed and other memorable stops along the way home. Visit butterfieldtrailvillage.org for ticket prices and hotel information. Friday, April 12 // Special Italian Luncheon 11:30am to 1:30pm // Dining Room Viva Italia! Enjoy a special luncheon served fresh and to order as Village chefs prepare a variety of pasta dishes in the Dining Room. Lively musical entertainment and ambiance will create a fun and festive Italian theme. Al fresco dining will also be available.
Genie Donovan came to Fayetteville from Lubbock, Texas in the late 1960’s. At that time her husband taught history at the U of A and her three children were in school, so Genie found herself with time on her hands. That’s when she decided to become a librarian. After volunteering at her children’s school library, Donovan went to work at the Fayetteville Public Library as a reference librarian. She retired in 1993 as the Adult Services Librarian. With her vast experience and love of reading, Genie, a resident of the Village since 2006, now volunteers her time at BTV’s library and writes a monthly article for Butterfield LIFE about library news. BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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Fighting Colds, Flu and Allergies with Nutrition By Kay Gay, RD/LD
“You are what you eat.” –Author Unknown We can only speculate who the first person was to coin this phrase. And, one would hope to not be labeled a fruit while consuming healthy berries and sweet melons. The truth is that nutrition makes all the difference in the body’s ability to ward off infection and illness. Two nutrients in particular that contribute strength to our immune systems are Vitamin C and Zinc. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that is necessary for development and repair of all body tissues. It also protects against damage caused by harmful molecules called free radicals, as well as toxic chemicals and pollutants. The RDA (The Recommended Dietary Allowance) for vitamins reflects how much of each vitamin most people should get each day. While the RDA for vitamin C is 75 to 90mg per day for adults, researchers suggest that a range from 500 to 2,000mg will reap health benefits without adverse effects. However, more than that can cause stomach upset and diarrhea. Top 5 Vitamin C-Dense Foods: 1. Papaya – 188mg / 1 whole 2. Orange Juice – 124mg / cup 3. Cantaloupe – 113mg / half-melon 4. Broccoli – 98mg / cup 5. Brussels Sprouts – 97mg / cup (cooked)
Zinc is everywhere in the body, working as a co-enzyme to facilitate thousands of metabolic processes. Of its multitude of functions, zinc’s closest tie is to protein and amino acids (the end product of protein breakdown), forming antibodies that bind to specific foreign particles such as viruses and bacteria to help the body’s immune system. Zinc also changes the form of folacin (folic acid) in order that it may cross cell membranes and effectively be used to combat anemia. It helps the function of white blood cells, as well, which are vital in immune protection. The RDA for zinc (for adults older than 19 years of age) is 11mg for men and 8mg for women. Top 5 Zinc-Dense Foods: 1. Raw Oysters – 74.4mg / cup 2. Sirloin Steak – 13.38 / 8oz serving 3. Canned Crab Meat – 5.13mg / cup 4. Beef Pot Roasts – 5.09mg / 3oz serving 5. Hamburger Patty – 5.01mg / 4 oz serving How To Get More Fruits & Veggies Into Your Diet: • Add pureed or grated fruits and vegetables to recipes for muffins, soup or sauces • Frozen fruit slices make a great snack (i.e. frozen raisins, chocolate-covered apple slices) • Use dark lettuce or spinach on all sandwiches; shredded broccoli slaw also goes great on sandwiches • Eat raw veggies with hummus or salsa Avoid falling into the 80 to 90 percent of adults who do not get the recommended nine servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Try a new way each week to include healthy foods and enjoy the benefits that come to you!
What’s the difference between a living will and a DNR? By Patricia Poertner, LSW / Senior Director of Resident Services We typically have no difficulty making plans for the future when it comes to something fun like a much-needed vacation. However, there is a greater tendency to procrastinate regarding decisions about end-of-life care, despite its obvious importance. I am frequently asked about the difference between a living will and a DNR (do-not-resuscitate) order, so I thought I would address the subject in this article. 14 BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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First, let me mention some general information about advance directives – the legal documents that allow you to give directions for your future medical care. There are two general types of advance directives: a living will and a durable power of attorney (POA) for health care (sometimes called a health-care proxy). The durable POA for health care allows you to name a person to make your medical decisions for you if
The Many Benefits of Exercise By Jennifer Neill, Fitness & Wellness Coordinator
When Butterfield opened its doors in 1986, people were going for the “burn” factor promoted in the Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons television shows. Jazzercise was also the most popular aerobic exercise class at the few fitness centers around the country. New residents to the Village enjoyed a swimming pool and exercise room, but water aerobics was conducted by volunteers – and residents used donated equipment at their own risk. Today, fitness trends for active seniors have changed dramatically! No longer are we going for the “burn.” Instead, we are focused on “functional fitness” – exercise designed to improve our ability to perform daily tasks. Butterfield’s Fitness & Wellness program has definitely grown and improved. We are so fortunate to have the original exercise room with newer equipment, but also a state-of-theart fitness and wellness center with the best equipment, assessments by a fitness coach, personal training options and a supportive program to help residents maintain. Residents now have the option to choose from three classes a day designed for aging well and feeling your best! A huge amount of knowledge now exists on the importance of physical exercise compared to 26 years ago. Butterfield Trail Village has met the challenges of bringing new programs and information to residents through professional assistance. Exercise is one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself. In fact, being inactive can be risky. Those who believe exercise will be too challenging or harmful, at any level, is risky. When older adults lose their ability to easily perform daily physical activities, it doesn’t
just happen because of aging – it’s also due to lack of regular physical exercise. According to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health, inactive people are nearly twice as likely to develop heart disease as those who are more active. Lack of physical activity also can lead to more visits to the doctor, more hospitalizations, and more use of medicines for a variety of illnesses. According to the National Institute on Health, scientists have found that staying physically active and exercising regularly can help prevent or delay many diseases and disabilities. In some cases, exercise is an effective treatment for many chronic conditions. For example, studies show that people with arthritis, heart disease, or diabetes benefit from regular exercise. Exercise also helps people with high blood pressure, balance problems, or difficulty walking. Regular, moderate physical activity can help manage stress and improve your mood, as well. And, being active on a regular basis may help reduce feelings of depression. Studies also suggest that exercise can improve or maintain some aspects of cognitive function, such as your ability to shift quickly between tasks, plan an activity, and ignore irrelevant information. If you would like to begin an exercise program but are challenged to stay consistent or worried about your safety, please sign up for a personal trainer. Our staff will help you stay focused and accountable while also ensuring your exercise program is safe and effective. If interested, please sign up at the front desk or call me for more information.
you become unable to do so. A living will contains written instructions for medical care in the event that you are permanently unconscious and/or terminally ill and unable to speak for yourself. By executing a living will, you are able to make your wishes known regarding the use of “heroic measures” to sustain your life in a situation in which you are dying with no hope of recovery. The living will pertains only to end-of-life care.
procedure that may be used when a person’s heart and breathing stop. DNR orders are usually issued for people with terminal illnesses, for people with serious or disabling conditions from which they are not expected to recover, and for people who are elderly or very frail – and who would suffer greatly as the result of CPR. Remember that a DNR order covers only CPR and its related procedures, and is issued only with your consent.
The DNR, or do-not-resuscitate order, however, only tells health-care providers not to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) or related procedures on you. CPR is an emergency medical
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BTV and the YOU of A! From the Arkansas Alumni Association The Arkansas Alumni Association’s mission is clear: to connect and serve the University of Arkansas family. Why do we choose family instead of Alumni only? Because we are fortunate to have alumni, friends and family of alumni who want to support the YOU of A! We want to engage anyone and everyone who wants to take part in the positive promotion of our great University. Because of our mission we have a membership program in the
top 10 nationally, broad volunteer engagement from the most passionate alumni anywhere and a scholarship program that has awarded 800+ scholarships each year. We value the relationship we have with Butterfield Trail Village, and we hope you’ll get involved in our exciting year ahead. Our 50th reunion for the Class of 1963 will take place at May commencement, and the class will be inducted into our new Golden Tower Society. We have lots of activities coming up with our Northwest Arkansas Chapter, which is always looking for volunteers. We are here to serve those who want to stay connected – and we’d love to hear from you! Please visit us online at www.arkansasalumni.org or call us at (479) 575-2801.
Butterfield Foundation Report
1923 EAST JOYCE BLVD., FAYETTEVILLE AR 72703 • (479) 695-8068 • email@example.com We are grateful for the gifts received between December 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013 from the following donors:
MOVING MADE EASY (MME) Andy & Marie Breuer, Dan Griffin & Fran Pearson, Billie Vanneman
CONTRIBUTIONS Kathy Ball, Judy Doyle, Walt Eilers, Lyle & Sue Gohn, Read & Tammy Hudson, Mitsy Kellam, Brown & Therese Pendleton, Bill & Lola Shackelford, Jeff Williams & Janet Penner-Williams, Truman & Sylvia Yancey
Your gifts contribute to the sustainability of programs and services of the Village for you, your friends, families and loved ones now and in the future. Please consider a contribution to the Foundation. Whether your gift remembers a loved one or pays tribute to a special person, because you love Butterfield and the service it provides this community, or “just because,” you can be sure that your donation will affect hundreds of lives in our community and beyond. Gift envelopes are available in the Business Office, at the receptionist desk, or you can reach the Foundation Executive Director at (479) 695-8068.
HONORS Table 33 Lunch Bunch and Guests: Janet Berrey MEMORIALS In Memory of Helen Dunlap: Jack & Lorene Lejeune In Memory of Bobby Eldridge: Jack & Lorene Lejeune In Memory of Joe Bill Hackler: Jack & Lorene Lejeune In Memory of Jack Herd: Nancy Robb In Memory of Dr. G.D. Jay: Dorothy Reed, Nancy Robb In Memory of John Parker: Delma Woosley In Memory of Betty Pothast: Jack & Lorene Lejeune In Memory of Verne Righter: Jack & Lorene Lejeune In Memory of Dr. G.A. Sexton: Allen & Lisa Crouch, Ann Wells In Memory of Mary Stephenson: Jack & Lorene Lejeune In Memory of Lou Thomas: June Colwell, Richard Forsythe, Ruth Sherman Forsythe, Elizabeth Howick, Dorothy Reed In Memory of Clarence Young: Forrest Dipboye, George & Elinor Osborn, Dorothy Reed, Nancy Robb 16 BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS Kathy Ball, President Jeff Williams, Vice President Lyle Gohn, Treasurer Therese Pendleton, Secretary Walt Eilers, Theresa Ewing (BTV Board), Read Hudson, Therese Pendleton, Bill Shackelford, Truman Yancey Maureen Cover-Bryan, Executive Director Please notify us at (479) 695-8068 for information or additions/corrections.
Butterfield Trail Village Welcomes Genesis Rehabilitation Therapy Services BTV is pleased to announce a new partnership with Genesis Rehabilitation Therapy Services that will be a wonderful addition to the Village’s healthcare options. Genesis is extremely excited to be a part of Butterfield Trail Village Healthcare, and is looking forward to being able to serve the entire community by offering Home Health and Outpatient services in the future. The Genesis therapy team consists of a Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, and a SpeechLanguage Pathologist. L-R: Abbi Hodge, PTA; Morgan Wilkins, PM, SLP; Casey Calder, PT; Physical Therapy restores Charlotte Rye, COTA (NP); Whitney Wright, OTR (NP) function for individuals who have experienced neuromuscular or skeletal dysfunction, and Speech-Language Pathology addresses treatment may include: communication and swallowing dysfunction, and • Training in mobility, gait stability, posture treatment may include: and positioning • Recovery of speech, language and memory skills • Exercise programs to increase muscle function, • Verbal and non-verbal communication, including coordination and endurance programs for the hearing impaired • Joint and soft tissue mobilization to increase • Oral muscle strength and functioning required for range-of-motion speaking and swallowing • Wound Care • Appropriate diet recommendations • Pain Management
Occupational Therapy assists individuals with adapting to their social and physical environment, and treatment may include: • Education and training in areas such as dressing, bathing, eating and grooming • Activities for memory, orientation and cognitive integration • Adaptive techniques or equipment to overcome physical disabilities • Strengthening and coordination exercises • Exercises to reduce the effects of arthritis or other conditions to maintain normal joint movement
Meet the Genesis Team • Casey Calder, PT, is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. • Abbi Hodge, PTA, is a graduate of NWACC in Bentonville, Ark. • Whitney Wright, OTR, is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway • Charlotte Rye, COTA, is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe • Morgan Wilkins, SLP, is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway; Morgan is also the Program Manager of the therapy department
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LODGE DINING MENUS March 2013
Soup of the Month
Beef Meatballs Over fresh baby spinach, topped with a caramelized yellow onion and goat cheese cream sauce $3.50
Sandwiches Turkey Club Wrap Sliced turkey, candied bacon, lettuce, tomato and honey-dijon dressing wrapped in a Flour Tortilla $7 Lodge Burger Hand-pattied 6 oz. burgers grilled to order and topped with provolone cheese, served with all the ‘fixins’ on an onion roll $7 French Dip Sautéed prime rib with caramelized yellow onions on a toasted hoagie roll, served with a side of au jus $7 1/2 Sandwich & Choice of Two Side Items $7 1/2 Sandwich & Choice of One Side Item $5 Other Items Crab Cakes* Served over a spring mix with rémoulade sauce $7 Chicken Margherita Pizza* Garlic and oil brushed thin-crust pizza topped with grilled chicken, mozzarella, fresh diced tomatoes and basic pesto $7 *Option available with one side Dessert Pineapple Upside-Down Cake $3.50 All sandwiches are served with your choice of Sweet Potato Fries, French Fries, House Salad, Caesar Salad, Fruit Salad or Cup of Soup
Soup Pork Verde Salads Caesar Salad With Parmesan crisps and grilled crostinis House Salad With choice of dressing Entrées Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon Served with spinach cheese cakes, herbed twice-baked potatoes and pan jus $17.50 Grilled Pork Tenderloin Over roasted eggplant and peppers with Parmesan and balsamic-thyme vinaigrette, sweet potato cakes and Dijon-mustard sauce $14 Basil Chicken With mushroom risotto and ratatouille $10.50 Shrimp Pasta Seared shrimp with blistered tomatoes and angel hair pasta in a butter sauce over sautéed spinach $14 Fresh bread served on table Entrees served with a choice of Caesar Salad, House Salad or Soup Dessert Lemon Cake With cream cheese icing and fresh strawberries $3.50
*Additional Side: $1.50 Reservations are available through the front desk or by calling (479) 442-7220, Ext. 0 18 BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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A Journey of Love By Rev. J. Anthony Holifield, Central United Methodist Church of Fayetteville
Since Jesus told his disciples that they would be recognized as his disciples by their love, I am challenging the members of my congregation this year to observe the Lenten season by participating in A Lenten Journey of Love. I am encouraging them to do something that will demonstrate the love of Christ to those around them. And, I want to encourage members of the Butterfield Trail Village community to join us in this journey. Here’s how to participate…
Week Four: A Week of Good Deeds! Do something especially nice for three or four people this week. Give a gift – pie, cake, flowers, book, etc. Invite someone to dinner. Do something that is gift-wrapped in your love. Week Five: A Week of Visitation! Visit several friends this week. Give special attention to those who may be confined, lonely, sick or bereaved. Let them know that you care about them.
Week One: A Week of Meditation! Use this week to study and look inward at your own heart. Read I John. Spend at least 10 minutes each day praying for God’s selfgiving agape love to saturate your heart.
“...LOVE is one of the greatest forces
Week Six: A Week of Prayer! Pick out six people and write their names on your prayer list this week. Let at least one of these be someone you have trouble loving. Pray daily for them. They may or may not know of your prayers, but God will bless them and you.
Week Two: A Week of Phone Calls! Let me urge you to take for good that exists in our world.” Make a least five phone this Journey of Love. If calls this week just for everyone reading this the purpose of saying, “I takes the Journey (and appreciate you,” or “Thank you,” or “I’m sorry,” or it does not necessarily need to be during Lent), it whatever else you feel should be said to express will impact Butterfield Trail Village in a powerful love. Call people you’ve intended to phone but and good way. Remember, LOVE is one of the somehow never have. greatest forces for good that exists in our world. Have a great and loving journey! Week Three: A Week of Note Writing! Write at least three letters or emails to either friends or foes. They may be notes of appreciation, love, encouragement or reconciliation that only YOU can write. Featured in each issue of Butterfield LIFE is a guest article related to spirituality and the ongoing connections between Butterfield and its five sponsoring churches: First United Presbyterian, Central United Methodist, First Christian, St. Paul’s Episcopal and First Baptist. BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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The Lodge, Your Lodge
The Lodge at Butterfield Trail Village bustles with activity. A tastefully furnished 2,000 square foot building with kitchen facilities, comfortable conversation seating, a big screen television and a fireplace along with a light airy atmosphere make The Lodge the perfect venue for socials, game nights, restaurant-style lunches and dinners, meetings and fun events. You can
also share this facility with your friends and family by making arrangements with the staff for parties and meetings. Catering by the BTV culinary staff is also available at a reasonable cost. Check your calendar and join your friends for fun and socializing at The Lodge, Your Lodge.