Monthly Archives: April 2020

Three Supplements to Help Maintain a Healthy Immune System

By Melissa Burchardt, RD, CD, Clinical Dietitian at Shorehaven I’m sure it comes as no surprise to you that now, more than ever, it’s essential to keep your immune system healthy to function at its max capacity. I am a firm believer in letting food be thy medicine. God has provided for our bodies health… Read more »

Skywalk Spins a Tale of Hope

Shorehaven Tower employee Sherry Rady just wanted to do a little something to brighten residents’ day. She didn’t know it would create a groundswell of support. “I was just walking on the skywalk one day, and I thought of it. Wouldn’t it be nice if I put up messages of hope for residents and staff… Read more »

Bounty of Bunnies for Easter

It blossomed like an Easter lily. The idea grew from a granddaughter’s simple request. Oconomowoc’s Lynn Darnell wanted to do something special for Shorehaven seniors confined to their rooms during the Governor’s COVID-19 Shelter in Place order. Lynn’s granddaughter Emma asked her, “Grandma Lynn, can we make bunny bags again this year?” “That was when… Read more »

Keep the Wheels Moving

By Stacy Giddings, Director of Development As a child, I remember sitting in the backseat of my parent’s four-door sedan and witnessing a mild disagreement. We were lost, and an age-old debate ensued. My mom wanted my dad to pull over and ask for directions to which he declined and recited his mantra that he… Read more »

Overcoming the Uncertainties of the Times Before Us

By Chaplain Nicholaus Slater “These are certainly unusual” or “unique times we are experiencing.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this, read this, or received this via email over the past few weeks. But I do think the church, and for that matter, the body of Christ has an essential message for… Read more »

Mask Maker to the Rescue

When Wauwatosa’s Juanita Jones first called Shorehaven, it was not to make idle chatter. She had a job to do. Jones had checked on the Deaconess website for health facilities in need of face masks. Deaconess had a database listed of all facilities reaching out for supplies. Shorehaven and facilities across the globe are asking… Read more »