When Butterflies Soar

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.

Transforming lives while providing timeless trishaw rides

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 »

Chef Mike Steps Up To The Table

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 »

Focusing On What’s Right

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.”

Catching Up With Local Legend Don Schmitt

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.

National Heart Month is about Loving Yourself

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’s Story: Guided by God to Shorehaven

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 »

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 »