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.

Shorehaven Announces Life@Home

New Shorehaven Life@Home Coordinator Jamie Milaeger wants to provide for those who built the communities we thrive in today. And through Shorehaven’s new non-medical home care program, she knows she can.