Mask Maker to the Rescue

When Wauwatosa’s Juanita Jones called Shorehaven Wednesday, 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 »

Introducing Operation Tech Connect

With elderly populations especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, senior living facilities across the country are limiting access for visitors. However, even going a day or two without seeing a loved one can be hard. Daily routines can be disrupted, and isolation can loom. That’s why Shorehaven is introducing Operation Tech Connect: An opportunity to equip… Read more »

A Spiritual Response to Challenges Around Us

By Chaplain Nicholaus Slater As I think and reflect on my day, I am a bit transfixed by my emotions of anger and grief. As a chaplain, I’m very good at identifying emotions, especially my own. As a person and as a human, I’m not always very good at knowing what to do with these… Read more »

COVID-19 Prevention Resources

COVID-19 Prevention Resources Updated March 17, 2020 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is becoming more widespread in the U.S. and around the world. Here at Shorehaven, we are taking precautionary measures, monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has released guidelines for employers and businesses to contain the spread of the virus. Shorehaven’s… Read more »

Four Steps to Mindful Eating

It’s all the buzz this 2020: Mindful Eating. What exactly is that and why is it essential, especially as we age? As we’re celebrating American Heart Month, now is a great time to explore this emerging health concept further. First off, mindful eating involves paying attention to the food that you eat. But it’s a… Read more »

Hearts for Harriette’s 100th

It was more than coincidence that connected birthday gal and Shorehaven resident Harriette R. to Stoughton first graders this month. And what better month to celebrate a 100th birthday than in February, the month of love. The challenge was on at Shorehaven – that Harriette would receive at least 100 cards for her 100th birthday… Read more »

Life@Home Can Help Keep Seniors At Home, Longer

During the holidays, we love sharing time with family and friends. It’s a time to reflect, to celebrate time together. It’s often during those times of togetherness that we can have conversations about our health or a loved one’s health, and anticipate steps that will help us keep living lives of fullness and joy. While… Read more »

Chef Mike Stigler Elevates “Homemade” to a New Level

When you talk food with Chef Mike Stigler – our executive chef for Rockwell’s Restaurant – three things will inevitably happen: You’ll immediately begin to appreciate his passion for fresh food and ingredients, he’ll make you feel like family and if you ask him about a recipe, chances are you’ll remember only the first few… Read more »

The Positive Effect of Therapy Dolls in Skilled and Memory Care

If you were to walk into the Shorehaven Health & Rehabilitation Center, chances are you might do a double-take when you notice the lifelike dolls being cared for by our residents. The incredibly realistic baby dolls were a recent donation from the Shorehaven Service League of Volunteers to our households in skilled and memory care…. Read more »