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"Keeping Cool at The Crossings" with Summer Ice Cream Socials

Our summer ice cream socials are fun for all ages!  It’s a great way to gather together, socialize and keep cool on a hot summer’s day. 

In fact, families of residents travel far and wide to attend an ice cream social here at The Crossings!  MacKenzie and her family drove all the way from Montana to see her Gigi (Grandma Janet) and her Pops (Grandpa Mike) who recently moved into The Crossings.  And they were so happy to see their grandkids!  She also got to visit with her cousin’s great-grandma Kayla who also lives at The Crossings!

A gathering over ice cream is good for you in so many ways and we found a few good reasons for eating ice cream!

1. It Is Loaded With Vitamins and Minerals!
What a great way to take your vitamins!  Ice-cream contains milk and milk solids, which gives your body vitamin D, vitamin A, calcium, phosphorus and riboflavin.   And, if it’s dark chocolate ice cream, the benefits are even more because it’s loaded with antioxidants and flavonoids, which helps by lowering your bad cholesterol leading to improved heart health.

2. It Gives You Energy!
Feeling tired and sluggish?  Grab a bowl of ice cream!  It will give you instant energy because it contains enough sugar to instantly get you feeling pepped up and energized!   

3. It Helps Boost Your Immunity!
Ice cream is one type of fermented food which can benefit respiratory and gastrointestinal health. When these two systems are healthy, overall immunity improves.

4. It Helps in Stimulating Your Brain!
We’re not talking “brain freeze” stimulating.  According to one study, it was proven that people who had ice cream first thing in the morning were more alert than people who did not have ice cream.    

5. It Helps in Strengthening Your Bones!
Our bodies need calcium for strong bone heath.  Consuming foods rich in calcium, is one way that our bodies can get the necessary daily requirement of calcium.   Ice cream is loaded with calcium!  So, pick your favorite flavor and enjoy!

6. It Makes You Happier!
Feeling sad?  Grab a big spoon and dig into your favorite flavor of ice cream!  There is scientific evidence that eating ice cream can actually cheer you up! Why?  Because ice cream produces a hormone known as serotonin; which is also known as a feel-good hormone and makes you feel happy!

So, if you want to” Keep Cool” & “Get Happy”
Join us for our next Summer Ice Cream Social
at The Crossings at Brookwood!
Thursday, August 19th at 2:00 pm
Bring your favorite family member or friend!  Take a tour of our award-winning community!

Happening in August!

  • Chat & Chowder Lunch & Tour!  Tuesday, August 17th at 12 noon.
  • Ice Cream Social with Root Beer Floats!  Thursday, August 19th at 2:00 pm
  • Baked Potato Lunch & Tour! Wednesday,  August 25t at 12 noon.
  • Corn Roast!  Monday, August 30th at 1:00 pm
  • Monthly Birthday Party!  Tuesday, August 31st at 2:00 pm

Note:  All events are held in the community room of the 6201 building.  Tours are available at each of our special events! 

Enjoy the Lang Nelson Lifestyle of “Easy Living!”  Choose from 12-different floor plans! ALL NEW APPLIANCES, RENOVATD 2019/2020, Corian countertops, in-home washers and dryers, central air conditioning, dishwasher, garbage disposal, individual storage and heated underground parking with a car wash bay.  Our apartment homes feature 3-season porches!  Lots of space and storage!   Located in a quiet residential setting on a cul-de-sac!  Beautiful grounds and great landscaping! 

At The Crossings at Brookwood, you will find a multiple award-winning, senior-living community for 55+ active adults.  You’ll meet good neighbors who become friends, participate in a variety of social activities, enjoy complimentary transportation to shopping and outings.   We also have on-site beauty salon, elegant community rooms, fitness center, library, computer lab, a beautiful guest suite, elevators and so much more!  The walking paths allow you to enjoy our nature-type setting, relax on the outdoor patio, listen to the waterfall or grill up a nice meal. 

Come see why The Crossings at Brookwood is the best kept secret in Brooklyn Center and has been awarded the #1 Best 55+ Property in Minnesota!  Call now … your new home awaits!

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Come Tour and see why we have been awarded

  • 2003 MADACS Award Winner for Senior Property Excellence
  • 2015 MADACS Award Winner for Senior Property Excellence
  • Best 55+ Housing Sun Post Readers Choice Award Winner 2011, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • 2020 MADACS Award nomination for The Most Outstanding Charitable Event - Toys for Tots
  • 2020 MADACS Award Winner for Senior Property Excellence

Stop in or Call Today to see for yourself why we are
A Multiple Award-Winning Property!
6201 N. Lilac Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430