It’s an exciting week for Oconomowoc. The town is a buzz celebrating the 80th anniversary of the debut of the Wizard of Oz. And just as the power of the film has withstood generations, we here at Shorehaven are humbled this month to celebrate 80 years of strength and service to our Lake Country community.
Yearly Archives: 2019
Chaplain Nick wrote this reflection for a recent Butterfly Service, where hundreds of butterflies were released in honor of loved ones who had passed. The service brought staff, residents, volunteers and families together to remember, laugh, celebrate and honor the lives of those closest to them.
Life unfolds at all ages, young and old, and can be thrilling and fun. We believe that seniors should be able to age with dignity – fully aware of the opportunities of interacting in their local community. That’s why we at Shorehaven have acquired our first bicycle rickshaw – called a trishaw – through Cycling… Read more »
He’s progressed from dishwasher to fryer to the saute’ station, grill station and wheel position, dabbled in baking and now creates his favorite line of “rustic American” entrees, “where flavor and freshness is the primary concern.” Rockwell’s Restaurant chef Mike Stigler is a stickler for detail and satisfying the customer, “Providing Shorehaven residents and their… Read more »
Shorehaven Strength and Fitness Center member Dieter Karkossa told center manager Kira Grosenick in a recent pool workout, “I just work with what I’ve got now. I don’t worry much about what’s missing.”
Don Schmitt epitomizes the Wisconsin spirit. He values fish fries, polkas and bleeds green and gold for the Green Bay Packers. There is one other thing that Don values above almost all else, a clean haircut and a nicely groomed beard.
Here we are in the second month of 2019 already! Happy Valentine’s day! Happy American Heart month! This February wear red and repeat the mantra….”LOVE THYSELF.” I’ve heard lots of New Year’s resolutions throughout our campus over the past two months and one of them I really liked, “Be Kinder.” This world could definitely use… Read more »
Luly doesn’t like surprises. Maybe that’s because she’s had a life full of them. Luly was adopted from the Tennessee Children’s Home Society, an unlicensed agency that, under the operation of Georgia Tann often kidnapped or illegally coerced mothers to terminate their parental rights so they could sell the babies on the black market. Although… Read more »