Betty’s Story: Guided by God to Shorehaven

Walking into Betty Stromseth’s apartment is like entering a museum.  Works of art collected from her travels around the world are on display for curiously minded visitors.  After all it was curiosity that prompted Betty to travel to Norway, Italy, Greece, Thailand, China, Cuba, Switzerland, Spain, England, New Zealand, Fiji, a total of about 28… Read more »

My Story

I am a planner.  I make lists and feel the utmost satisfaction when striking something off the list.  At a young age I planned where I would go to college, my career, my wedding, and future children. I believed that I was the designer of my own destiny.  Have you ever heard the saying “you… Read more »

Let’s Make History!

Center for Life Enrichment 2016 Theme: Let’s Make History! As 2015 was coming to a close and The Center for Life Enrichment programs three months in advance for 2016, I thought as I embark upon my third year here, it would be appropriate to establish an annual Life Enrichment theme. This theme will help to… Read more »

Shorehaven Takes Social Accountability Seriously

The Shorehaven Campus works to serve as a vital community partner. Shorehaven employs more than 350 employees and is home to about 360 seniors. The organization is the sixth largest employer in Oconomowoc, works as a strong City, County and State partner, is a productive Chamber member and community advocate. Shorehaven is not only a… Read more »

Grief – a Physical Experience

Grief is a healthy response to the experience of loss. When you are grieving, your body also grieves. The mind/body connection in grief is profoundly strong. Our body is very wise, and our body never lies. Our bodies are a trustworthy source of wisdom and guidance. Our bodies carry hidden knowledge about what we need… Read more »

Gartzke Earns Dementia Care Trainer Certification

Shorehaven and Shorehaven Tower Administrator Lorna Gartzke has recently earned credentials as a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Gartzke successfully completed requirements to teach Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Training.

Ethical Dimensions: The Power of Stillness

By Kathy Ginn L.M.T., NCTMB Stillness is usually taken to imply an absence. “Be still” means stop being active. I would like to suggest being still is a positive experiential quality with its own vitality and aliveness. A most valuable gift we can offer our clients. 

Local Author Relishes Time at Cafe LaBelle

As a home based entrepreneur and author, Café LaBelle has become an oasis between my home office and on-the-road requirements. I can always enjoy a great bottomless cup of coffee along with either breakfast or a muffin while catching up on some work online.