Yearly Archives: 2020

New Chapel Cross Inspires

It came from a “big old spreading maple,” and now Shorehaven chapel’s new cross is bringing new meaning to those who view it. Shorehaven commissioned John Lindsay of Oconomowoc’s “Art in Wood” to create the new piece. Lindsay’s family members had spent their last days on the campus, and the wood artist said he was… Read more »

Birthday Party Chalks One Up for Gratitude

“We were thinking birthday party differently this year,” Jennifer Lodl described her daughter Lily’s 9 yr. old birthday party Oct. 2. “With all the COVID precautions, we were trying to be cognizant and careful. And we thought some good should come of it, too, actually benefitting other people.” The Lodls planned to gather six kids… Read more »

A Grateful Garden

Lake Terrace independent living residents gather in the early morning light, gazing across trailing vines and hand-sewn daisies, swaying sunflowers, and bulky Brussels sprouts. Together, they have nurtured and embraced a plot on the west end of the Shorehaven property, now calling it “our grateful place.” That project runs about 30’ by 120’ and sports… Read more »

A Floatload of Fun

Lac La Belle was calling them. The Golden Girls of Summer stretched for their ensuing swim in the early morning sunlight, stacked assorted noodles in their rolling bins, and headed out to the lake. In tank suits and tankinis, robes, flip flops, water shoes, and a host of bright French terry cover-ups, they glided into… Read more »

Mask-‘r-Aid perfects the product

Mask-‘r-Aid perfects the product She’s worn a mask most of her adult life. So when Oconomowoc’s Linda Thacker saw the world needed them, she set to work making the ones that would hold their form, conform to the individual’s face and last for weeks. Thacker developed her own “Mask-‘r-Aid” brand template after researching YouTube videos… Read more »

Residents Uplifted Through Own Art Showcase

She didn’t start painting till age 75, but that didn’t stop Lake Terrace Apartments resident Pat B. from creating a firestorm of watercolor and acrylic works. Pat displayed her art at the Lake Terrace Clubhouse in July, showcasing portraits, wooded trails, ocean scapes, and hidden glades. “I had to stop playing golf and tennis, so… Read more »

Pearls of Wisdom From One Senior To The Next

We’re so incredibly proud of both our senior residents and employees who are graduating high school seniors. As so many incredible young people move forward in their lives, we asked our residents to share some pearls of wisdom to share with a younger generation. In the first of a series of posts we’ll have for… Read more »

Mother’s Day Greetings from Shorehaven

In this special time of year, we wanted to share with you thoughts about Mother’s Day from our residents – your friends and family members – from across our campus. We hope you enjoy it as much as we love being a part of their lives. From our family to yours, Happy Mother’s Day.

Our Latest Video: Hope is Here at Shorehaven

Kevin Pehler, owner and partner at Oconomowoc-based production company 3Barn, approached us recently with an idea: What would you think of getting a drone shot of Shorehaven residents holding up signs on our skywalk to share with their family members and our community? The idea took flight, and, as we discussed the message, one theme,… Read more »