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Mother’s Day Greetings from Shorehaven

In this special time of year, we wanted to share with you thoughts about Mother’s Day from our residents – your friends and family members – from across our campus. We hope you enjoy it as much as we love being a part of their lives. From our family to yours, Happy Mother’s Day.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Oconomowoc Rehabilitation Center Opens at Shorehaven

Shorehaven has opened its new 5,000 square foot Oconomowoc rehabilitation center, welcoming area clients to a whole new world in rehabilitation.

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.

Learning – A Lifelong Journey . . .

Liz Bednar is on a lifelong learning pursuit. And she’s getting an entire fleet of students on board.