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                                                                                                        Summer/Fall 2009




                                TODAY
                               A quarterly publication for residents, employees, friends and family




                Ou tp at ien t T he r a py Se r v ic e s
                    At LindenGrove-Menomonee Falls
        id you know that the LindenGrove-                          LindenGrove-Menomonee Falls is piloting to replace

D       Menomonee Falls Therapy Department
        provides therapy on an outpatient basis?
                                                                   TED stockings, which patients report as being
                                                                   uncomfortable and difficult to manage independently.
                                                                   We at LindenGrove-Menomonee Falls are proud to
Our therapy department provides occupational                       announce that we provide these services to the
therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy on an                 community on an outpatient basis.
outpatient basis as well as
specialty services.                                                                             Another specialty service
LindenGrove also provides                                                                       provided by our physical
lymphedema therapy on an                                                                        therapy department is the
outpatient basis. We have                                                                       utilization of the “walk
a team of certified                                                                             aide.” The walk aid is a
lymphedema specialists                                                                          small electrical stimulation
lead by AnnElise Kryszak,                                                                       device that attaches to the
OTR, CLT, available to                                                                          back of the calf muscle.
meet the needs of                                                                               Based on an evaluation to
lymphedema patients.                                                                            determine the walking
Lymphedema is a condition                                                                       pattern and muscle
of excessive swelling,                                                                          involvement of an
typically in the arms or                                                                        individual, this machine
legs. Lymphedema is most                                                                        can be adjusted to provide
readily recognized as a cancer related condition;                  stimulation at exactly the right place at the right time
however, it is more often noted in post surgical                   to train muscles for a smoother walking pattern. This
patients (hip or knee surgeries), vascular insufficiency           state of the art equipment is more frequently beneficial
patients with excessive swelling in the lower portion              for those people that have a altered walking pattern
of the legs, or post-trauma patients (fractures). Our              due to cerebral vascular accident (stroke), and
therapists have been trained and are certified to                  Multiple Sclerosis (MS), just to name a few. If you
provide manual lymph drainage massage, multilayer                  would like to know if you would benefit from any of
compression bandaging, vasopneumatic compression                   the above outpatient services please contact the
therapy, and exercise to reduce the effects of the                 therapy department at 262-253-2700 for more
swelling. Alternate forms of compression include                   information.
Tensoshape, a conical shaped mild compression
garment.
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                                       2009 GOLF CLASSIC SPONSORS
       Thank You to everyone who helped with the 9th Annual LindenGrove Golf Classic. On September
       15th 100 golfers teed off in picture perfect weather and played 18 holes at the Broadland’s Golf Club
       in North Prairie. This year’s event raised more than $40,000, net to support the LindenGrove Mission
       of Caring. Special thanks go to the generous sponsors and volunteers listed here. Your efforts and
       generosity are most appreciated.



                                          EVENT SPONSORS




                                          DINNER SPONSORS




        GOLF CART SPONSORS                                             HOLE IN ONE SPONSOR
                                                                           Uptown Chevrolet




                                Lunch Sponsor: Roeschen’s Omnicare Pharmacy
                                Practice Green Sponsor: Reinhardt FoodService
                                Driving Range Sponsor: Stier Construction, Inc.
                                Grand Prize Raffle Sponsor: Bubrick’s Complete Office
                                Dessert Sponsor: Living as a Leader
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                                                               FOURSOME SPONSORS
                                  Includes registration for four golfers and a Tee Sponsorship
     BDO Seidman, LLP                              Handeland Flooring, Inc.                 Paramount Financial Strategies          Selzer-Ornst Co. Construction
     Beyer Construction                            Humana, Inc.                             Paratech Ambulance Service              Scott & Jodi Tilleson
     Boyer & Associates LLC                        Jens Construction                        R & R Insurance Services, Inc.          United Heartland, Inc.
     Peter & Linda Geiss                           Lincoln Financial Group                  Reinhart FoodService                    Wipfli CPAs and Consultants

                                                                         TEE SPONSORS
                      Catalano Produce Co.                           Milwaukee Plate Glass                   Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance
                      Kettle Moraine Ambulance                       ProHealth Medical Associates-New Berlin Waukesha State Bank

                                                                     PRIZE SPONSORS
               Bomgaars & Associates, Inc.                                       FM Electronics, Inc.                     Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center
                     Riley Enright                                             Radiology Waukesha, S.C.                   ProHealth Care-Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital
        First Look Home Inspection Services, S.C.

                                                      We thank the following businesses and individuals
                                                   for providing prizes for the 2009 Founders Golf Classic:
Alpine Village                                   Falls Patio Players                       McConnell Inn                             Randy Severson
American Solutions for Business                  Keith & Cindy Fisher                      Milwaukee Admirals                        Siege Paintball
Mary Lou Bell                                    Filter Fresh                              Milwaukee Bucks                           Mark Sperka
Cynthia Benson                                   Fox & Hounds                              Milwaukee Public Museum                   Superior Health Linens
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum                    Fun Things Toy Service                    Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra              Ten Chimney’s
Broadlands Golf Club                             Donald Fundingsland                       Morningstar Golfers Club                  The Potter’s Shop
Charles Budde                                    James & Kathy Gardner                     Paratech Ambulance                        United Heartland
Burton & Mayer Inc.                              Green Bay Packers                         Ellen & Emil Pfenninger                   Vino 100
Cabela’s                                         George Kaczmarek                          Phoenix Textile Corporation               Joyce Winter
Championship Construction                        Knaack                                    Prentice Hardware                         Martha Ziegler
Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Arts             LindenGrove Management Team               Quarles & Brady                           Zoological Society of Milwaukee
Museums                                          Joe Lubarsky                              Rich Rekowski
Corner Stone Restaurant                          Marcus Theatres Corporation               Road America Inc.
Country Inn & Suites                             Tom Martin                                Sawmill Inn Restaurant & Pub

                                                                               2009 Golf Classic
                                                                                  Committee
                                             Jeff Meyer, Co-Chairman                  JP Josetti                  Mark Sperka*
                                            Riley Enright, Co-Chairman               Ron Lambert                  Martha Ziegler*
                                                    Keith Fisher                    Randy Severson                Mary Lou Bell*
                                                  Stephanie Gibas

                                                                         LindenGrove Foundation
                                                                            Board of Directors
                                                 Russell Dagon                      Dennise Lavrenz                 Laurie Smart
                                                 James Hintzke                       Colleen Patzer                  Laura Volz
                                             Traci Huntemann-Piatt                  Emil Pfenninger               Robert Schaefer*
                                               George Kaczmarek                     Randy Severson                 Mary Lou Bell*
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      Another Successful Senior Picnic
              in the Park for
      LindenGrove Menomonee Falls
         he 12th Annual Senior Picnic in the Park

  T      sponsored by LindenGrove-Menomonee Falls
         was again a success! Sunday June 28th started
  as a calm, warm and sunny day. Rotary Park in
  Menomonee Falls began to fill up with seniors from
  the community. They came to enjoy the delicious
  food, drinks, and the company of friends. Many
  staked out their spot early in the morning, passing the         Bumba players join Jeff Winard Band at the LindenGrove
  time by playing cards. Seniors danced to the music of             Senior Picnic at Rotary Park in Menomonee Falls.
  The Jeff Winard Band. A few guests brought their
  Bumba’s (Stump fiddle) to join in and play with the
  band. A Bumba is a home-made instrument that
  consists of a stick, with bells, wood blocks and other
  items attached to it that the player bangs on to keep
  time with the music.

  Sixty-two local businesses donated over 125 door
  prizes that were given away to the guests, which were
  a huge hit.



                                                                     Attendees claim their door prizes at the prize table




                      A CaribbeanDelight of a Day-O
O           n August 11th, the atmosphere at LindenGrove-Menomonee Falls was that of a Caribbean get-away.


The annual resident and family picnic was themed “Under the Sea.” The dining rooms were decorated with
colorful table coverings, fish and sea shells hung form the ceiling while reggae music and steel drums were
heard throughout the halls.
Dietary prepared Caribbean Spiced Pork Side Ribs, Shrimp Cocktail, Crabmeat Salad, Caribbean Style Rice,
Island Fruit Salad, Coconut Cream Pie or Key Lime Pie, and Tropical Punch.

In the afternoon, Residents, family members and staff were entertained by George Pjevach as they sipped on
margaritas. He sang Jimmy Buffet and Bob Marley favorites and other hits that made people feel like they
were on an island vacation. The program helped everyone feel relaxed and free, which made going back to
work a little easier.

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                            Antique Car Show Brings Back Memories
                               for Residents and Family Members
                                                             esidents, their families and staff took a step back in time on

                                                       R     Tuesday, June 23 at LindenGrove’s Antique Car Show.
                                                             There were a total of nine owners displaying their prized
                                                       possessions. Some of the models represented were Ford,
                                                       Hudson, Firebird, Corvette, 57 Chevy, and a Barracuda.

                                                            Connie Bednar, an
                                                            occupational
                                                            therapist from the
                                                            therapy department,
                                                            brought her
                                                            husband and his
                                                            car. Ken Bednar
     Administrator, David Ham, takes Residents around       has been
   to see a few of the antique cars that came to the show. refurbishing antique
                                                           cars for years. His
favorite and most famous car is a 1934 Ford. The Five Window
Coupe participated in the filming of the recently released Dillinger
movie “Public Enemy” starring Johnny Depp. The Ford Coupe was                             Terry Johannes, son of Cy, Resident on Unit B,
noted to be Dillinger’s favorite.                                                                   shows off his 35 Hudson


The crowd was also entertained by Michael Dombrowski, playing the accordion while they sipped on Root Beer
Floats. What a wonderful way to spend a warm summer evening!



                               Mai Fest
      indenGrove-Menomonee Falls Residents and families

L     celebrated Mai Fest on Friday, May 1st. The celebration began
      at 2:00 PM with music from Roger Boll, who played a digital
accordion. He explained the complexity of his computerized
accordion and played many favorites. The Milwaukee D.A.N.K.




                                                              Folk Dancers made a special appearance, dancing and singing.
                                                              They finished with a May Pole Ribbon Dance. Those in
                                                              attendance were very impressed at the beautiful weave of the
                                                              ribbons around the may pole. Guests enjoyed liver sausage, and
                                                              beer toasting to Ein, Swei Drei, Zupfa!


                                                               Left:The start of the May pole            Above: Dancers complete the dance
                                                                      Ribbon Dance                       with the weave around the May pole
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                                       Rehab Volunteer
              e first met Steve Drapela on March 9,        Now, Mr. Drapela is learning to cook, visiting his

  W           2009, when he arrived on an ambulance
              stretcher from Waukesha Memorial
  Hospital for rehabilitation. On Friday, February
                                                           daughters, and traveling along the Web on his
                                                           computer. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday
                                                           mornings Steve volunteers in the therapy
  13th Steve and his wife were driving home in             department at LindenGrove-Menomonee Falls. He
  Lannon, Wisconsin when a car accident occurred.          assists with transporting patients to and from
  Steve broke his pelvis, hip, most of his ribs and        therapy for their treatments, checks in and files
  sternum, but worst of all he lost                                             paperwork, and helps with any
  his wife Judy in the accident.                                                other odds and ends to make the
  Much of that day and the                                                      department run smoothly. Steve
  following weeks in intensive                                                  describes “giving back” as a
  care is a blur, but the remaining                                             very important part of his days.
  days of hospitalization including                                             He credits Holly Porkka,
  multiple surgeries and                                                        Physical Therapist, Sandy
  rehabilitation remains clear.                                                 Hummer, Physical Therapist,
  Steve received nursing and                                                    Vicki Manske, Occupational
  rehabilitative care at                                                        Therapist, and Laura Miller,
  LindenGrove-Menomonee Falls                                                   Occupational Therapist as his
  until his discharge on April 19th.                                            “DREAM TEAM.” “They
  At that time the hardest part of                                              saved my life and that is why
  Steve’s recovery just began…his                                               I’m here.”
  grieving.
                                                                                The most important job that
  Steve is a retired controller from a Beer Distributing   Steve fulfills is providing hope and motivation for
  Company. He is a musician and plays the                  our patients that are at the beginning of their
  “cordovox”, which is a combination accordion and         rehabilitation process. His presence, with his
  piano. Steve played for years in a band called the       colorful hats and constant smile is a reminder to the
  “AlleyKats.” “With the invention of the disc jockey      therapists and nurses of the important work they do,
  and music on the move, live bands became too             and a goal for our patients to strive for in their
  expensive and things just slowed down to a halt.”        recovery process. Thank you Steve for all you do!



                                       UPCOMING EVENT
                               Trick or Treat is Coming to
                             LindenGrove-Menomonee Falls
         LindenGrove and the Activity Department will again be hosting the Safe Trick or
         Treat on Friday, October 31st. This will be open to children from the community
         that are age 10 and under. The event will be held in the afternoon from 1 – 3 PM,
          so mark the date! We hope to have many children visit us that day.
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                                       Ten Chimneys’ Museum
               en Chimneys is more than a museum. It was an experience for the Residents at the Court. On

        T      August 18, 2009, we loaded the van and headed to Genesee Depot for a morning of culture. We
               got to see pictures of the Broadway legends, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne and how they lived
        in their beautiful home called “Ten Chimneys.” Residents got to view the Lunt’s last feature film and in
        a special theatre, they had fun pretending they were on stage. We enjoyed a box lunch in the lower level
        of the museum which was packed by the LindenGrove’s kitchen. Everything about Ten Chimneys was
        beautiful and elegant. This experience was a delight and will stay with us for a long time.




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                   The Painted Lady
        his summer the court grew there own butterflies. The project

T       was very interesting. Painted Lady Caterpillars were placed
        in a small container with some food and in a few days they
had turned into a chrysalis. When the caterpillars grew
to the right size; we pinned them to the inside of a
cage. In a few days they emerged from the split
chrysalis. After the delicate wings dried it was time to
set them free. This was the most exciting part of this experiment.



                                                Butterfly Pavilion
                                                       hanks to the Foundation, the Elders at LindenGrove were able

                                                T      to participate in a special summer activity. The Foundation
                                                       donated money for us to purchase a Butterfly Pavilion
                                                complete with caterpillars, food and a pavilion. Elders got to pick
                                                out their own caterpillar, name it, feed it and watch it as it turn into a
                                                cocoon and then a butterfly. When all the butterflies came out of
                                                their cocoons the Elders along with the kid’s group from the
                                                Tumbelweedz Childcare Center released the butterflies into our patio
                                                garden area. It was a beautiful experience from start to finish,
                                                especially watching all the butterflies enjoying the flowers in the
                                                garden.



       August is National Marshmallow Month!

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             o celebrate our love of marshmallows,
             Linden Ridge Residents
             took part in a zany, fun
       filled afternoon activity on
       Monday, August 3rd. The
       Marshmallow Tower contest
       started the afternoon off and got
       real sticky as to who was the
       winner! Ridge Residents had to
       race to see who could build the
       highest free-standing
       marshmallow tower. The only
       items they could use were marshmallows, frosting as mortar, and tooth picks. The tower had to stand
       long enough on its own to take a picture and to be measured. Residents had a lot of fun trying to beat
       gravity and use a little ingenuity to build a solid tower. The winner with the highest tower was Resident
       Rita Jaroszewski! Way to go Rita! Afterwards we all snacked on S’mores treats!
                                         pictured above left: Rita Jaroszewski 1st place winner and right: Marilyn Hazenfield 2nd place
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                 Summer Highlights at LindenGrove-Mukwonago
       ummer has been a busy time for the Elders at

S      LindenGrove-Mukwonago. Some of our favorite
       activities included going to Brewers games in
July and August. The Elders brought the Brewers
“good luck” as both games were very exciting and
ended in wins.
We couldn’t
have asked for
better weather
or seats. The
Elders and staff                                                                 Left to Right: Mary Casalena, Michelle Brunner,
                                                                              Activity Assistant, Katie Ritter and Warren Reddemann
had a lot of fun
not only                                                                enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and area bands and
watching the                                                            orchestras as they performed in the band shell. One of
game, but also                                                          the Elders was featured in the local newspaper clapping
watching the          Left to Right: Katie Ritter, Josie DeLosh, CNA,   and enjoying the music. Elders enjoyed the free ice
crowd. And of Marian Kern, Susanna VanErden, CNA, Beth Peck,            cream served during one of the concerts.
                     Krystle Stagman, CNA, and Warren Reddemann
course, there is
nothing like a good hotdog or brat at the ballpark.                     Some of the other activities included going to the
                                                                        Muskego water ski shows on Wednesday nights,
Another favorite outing was to the “Concerts in the                     cookouts on the patio, trips to Wal-Mart and
Park” at East Troy on Thursday evenings. Elders                         restaurants.




                                Waukesha County Fair
                                                                                                               ummer was the

                                                                                                        S      time to go to the
                                                                                                               Fair. Linden
                                                                                                        Court packed their lunch
                                                                                                        and headed to the
                                                                                                        Waukesha County Fair.
                                                                                                        They enjoyed the
                                                                                                        exhibits, farm animals,
                                                                                                        and most of all the ice
                                                                                                        cream cones.




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                                Linden Ridge Resident Turns 101
            n Thursday, June 4th, Linden Ridge had a       gift of all of his favorite candy in a large jar. The

   O        very special celebration that many Residents
            and staff were looking forward to. Rill
   Herdegen, was turning 101 years old on the June 5th,
                                                           card was handmade by the children and it was big
                                                           enough for Rill to see! Residents and children danced
                                                           to the hokey pokey, chicken dance, and many polka
   and there had been a lot of buzz                                          favorites performed by the band
   about his birthday party this year. We                                    “Vern and the Originals.” Afterwards,
   invited a 4th grade class to join in the                                  we settled down for some cake,
   festivities! Rill had been involved                                       coffee, and juice that the children
   with the Scribe program about three                                       passed out to the Residents! Everyone
   years, and had formed a lot of                                            had a great time! Happy 101st
   relationships with the school children                                    Birthday Rill!
   of Rolling Hills elementary school.
   Scribe, is an intergenerational Excellence Service
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   program designed by Gina Neist, a
   4th grade teacher, that helps the
   children learn creative writing
   composition, helps the Residents at
   Linden Ridge reflect on past
   experiences, and also allows greater
   bonds to form between the children
   and the Residents with interaction all year long. The
   children brought a story board, a large card, and a




                                                   NEW BERLIN


                                               Let’s Go Fly a Kite!
                             id anyone ever tell you to go fly a

                                D
                             kite? Well that is what the dietary
                             department at the New Berlin facility
                     decided to do to provide variety and
                     spontaneity for the Residents, which is the
                     Eden antidote for boredom. We had some
                     technical difficulty assembling the kites at
 first but once we got the hang of it we were flying high.
 Participants included Tammy Salske, Jenny Salske, Kyle
 Sabady, Amanda Matuszak, Nicole Muhlenhaupt, Jackie
 Heksel, and Pamela Panka. The best part of the event was the
 laughter of the Residents when the kites fell or when they landed on the roof of the National Regency. Tammy
 almost fell in the creek a couple of times, fortunately without injury. The Residents loved the spectacle, and
 we loved entertaining them!

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                             August Sun, Ice Cream and Family,
                               Set Scene for Ice Cream Social
       he weather co-operated and gave us one of the few great

T      summer days we had this year. The staff served up ice
       cream with the works. Family and friends gathered with
the Residents. Violin music filled the air and our patio garden
came alive. The families strolled along the walk, pausing to enjoy
the flowers or reminisce about the family garden. It was a perfect
summer day.




         Volunteer Master Gardeners
    f you have taken a stroll through the LindenGrove garden

I   in New Berlin, I hope you enjoyed the flowers. The Master
    Gardeners of Southeastern Wisconsin have put 99
volunteer hours into its care. The Residents started the plants
from seed and the volunteers took it from there! Several
perennials were donated by the Master Gardeners and should
be outstanding by next Summer. We have been working on
weeding, watering, deadheading, and labeling the
plants. In the front garden is a
mailbox with garden
information and information
about the master gardener
program presented by the UW
Extension of Milwaukee. The
next time you visit an area
historical site or the Milwaukee
County Zoo, look for the signs
stating the gardens are cared for
by the Southeastern Wisconsin
Master Gardener Volunteers.
LindenGrove is thankful to have this dedicated group caring
for their gardens.


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                   Eden Moments
         t LindenGrove we often talk about Eden.

A        People who are unfamiliar with the term often
         are puzzled by what we mean. Although there
are officially ten principles that we try to abide by to
                                                           T
                                                                  his celebration couldn’t be limited to just one
                                                                  day! A whole week of Fourth of July fun…
                                                                  music, firecracker crafts, red/white/blue
                                                           bracelets, reminisce, baking a flag cake, and a special
ensure the highest quality of care…sometimes it’s
                                                           Patriotic Bingo- with patriotic prizes. Pictured is one
easier to just see for yourselves. Eden at
                                                           of our Bingo winners wearing her patriotic prize.
LindenGrove is the feeling of home and pleasantness
when you walk through the door. It’s never knowing




when you’re going to see a dog or cat and having an
opportunity to play or cuddle with them. It’s taking
time out of the work day to fly kites with our
Residents. (Dietary staff is pictured doing just that.)
It’s the friendship that develops between staff,
families, and Residents. It’s the realization that just
because we grow older, it doesn’t mean we stop
growing or learning or wanting more. It’s a process
that is forever making improvements. It’s not just the
Eden way, it’s the LindenGrove way.


                                                                             Stock Cars

                                                               W         hat would summer be without racing?
                                                                         We were lucky enough to have the
                                                                         same racers come back this year to talk
                                                              about what they do, where they go, and show
                                                              off their cars. Memories from how it used to be
                                                              compared to how it is today were shared by all.



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                      State Fair Day
              e can’t get through summer without

  W           celebrating Wisconsin State Fair. Staff,
              Resident’s, families, and volunteers all brought
  in items to display for viewing and bragging rights. We
  had everything from quilts, needle point,
  wood working projects,
  baked goods, canned
  goods to freshly braided
  garlic, milk samples
  (chocolate/strawberry/
  banana) and corn dogs.
  We completed the day
  with cream puffs! Whew-
  and just like going to State
  fair- it ended with everyone
  feeling tired and full!



                      HAWAIIAN CELEBRATION

    A
         ugust was the 50th anniversary of Hawaii becoming our 50th state.
         LindenGrove-New Berlin decided to take a week to celebrate it. Each
         day was a dress up day (lei day, grass skirt day, Hawaiian shirt day,
    etc…) We made pineapple upside down cake, Spam pizza, grilled Spam
    and pineapple chunks on a pretzel stick, pineapple pizza, and popsicles.
    We reminisced, learned how to hula, heard Hawaiian music, and ended the
    week with an Eden Hawaiian lunch for all! It may have been chilly
    outside, but we really heated up inside with Hawaiian Celebrations.



                                                                                      Margaret Norton
                        Brewers Game
                    special Thank You to the

            A       LindenGrove Foundation for
                    funding our wonderful trip to
            the Brewer’s Game! Nothing is
            better than being a part of
            America’s favorite pastime…
            well…except for having a beer and
            a brat while watching a live game!
            The picture speaks for itself. A fun
            filled day for all!
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                See What’s Happening At Linden Court Waukesha
          here has been much summer fun with               The Elders had a “Welcome to the World” party for

  T       intergenerational programs at Linden Court.
          Tanya Maas who does story telling each month
  brought her children who shared their talents with the
                                                           Kareem Naseer Ahmed. Amina is one of our
                                                           volunteers who gave birth to Kareem on June 9th. We
                                                           celebrated with cake and punch. The Elders also had
  Elders. Tanya is holding up a created book that Kallie   fun doing trivia type games.
  made depicting their favorite vacation cabin. Kallie
  read from “The                                                        Youth from Casa de Esperanza came to
  Best Cabin Ever,”                                                     play table games with our Elders. There
  her book and                                                          were several group of youth paired up
  showed us how she                                                     with our Elders. Fun was had by all!
  illustrated the story
  through pictures
  and created art
  work. Aleah played
  “Simple Gifts” on
  her flute and Lanae
  read a story she
  liked to us.

  The Salvation Army Youth came and shared their
  camping experiences with us. We had our own
  camping experience on the patio as the Youth sang
  with the Elders “old favorite” hymns. Part of the
  camp was to teach the “art” of music, song and dance.    Fall activities at Linden Court will include a
                                                           simulated hayride at Elegant Farmer, fall family
  The other group from Salvation Army Youth took           gathering with music and treats, scenic rides through
  time to visit with the Elders after sharing bible        Waukesha County and much, much more.
  characters and singing songs with us.



             Pancake Breakfast
             n Sunday, June 7 the Waukesha

    O        Campus held their annual Pancake
             Breakfast. Despite the so-so weather
    there was a pretty good turnout! The
    LindenGrove Foundation had a table to
    promote the back patio/garden project. Several
    “petals” and “flowers” were purchased in
    support of the patio enhancements! Thanks to
    all those who helped and participated in the
    morning’s events!


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                                June Fun
           e had several different groups come during the

W          month to interact with our Residents. On June 13,
           students from all over the state involved in the
Wisconsin Leadership Group came to our campus. This
group comes each year during their weekend at Carroll
University. On the 26th, we had a visit from a St. Luke’s
Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School class. They helped
Residents decorate a clay pot and planted marigolds. It was a
beautiful day so the group was done outside! The next day
on the 27th, a group from River Glen’s parish came for Wii
Bowling and crafts.
That proved to be a fun
morning!

Since June is considered
to be the “wedding
month,” we asked for
volunteers to display
and/or model bridal
gowns. We had more
willing to display than
model! Amazing how
quickly those dresses no
longer fit! It was a fun afternoon with gowns dating back to the 1920’s
through early 2000’s! Thank you to those staff and family members for
sharing!




                                          Eagle Scout Project
             nce again we are fortunate to have a project underway! This time, Boy Scout, Jimmy

     O       Fisher, is working on bringing email to those Residents and their families that are
             interested. A letter was sent out several weeks ago inviting families to complete a form if
     they were interested in their loved one having an email account. It’s not too late to get in on this
     opportunity! We are still hoping for more participants. Those Residents that are now “on line”
     have been enjoying the opportunity to communicate with family in this format. If you are
     interested in this project please contact Jolene, Director of Activities at ext. 406.




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                   Linden Fair
W          ell, summer wouldn’t be complete without the
           annual Linden Fair! Once again we were fortunate
           to have great weather for the event. The popular
silent auction table and chance drawings received frequent
visits from those hoping to be the high bidder! A game area
was manned by many volunteers of which some were children
of LindenGrove staff!


                                                                 busy with everything tasting oh so good! The LindenHeights
                                                                 cream puffs are always a big hit! A game of Bingo was
                                                                 enjoyed by all as well as Beverly’s accordion music! The
                                                                 “Fairest of the Fair” were also crowned. A king and queen
                                                                 from each of the campus’ buildings were crowned.




An added feature this year was Choo Choo’s Garden Railroad
display. “Choo Choo” is a Rehab graduate of our sub-acute
unit. The Environmental Education Center had an interactive                                         Queen, Irma Schiller
                                                                          King, Ed DeKarske
                                                                 Congratulations to the following; LindenGrove’s Irma Schiller
                                                                 and Ed DeKarske, Linden Court’s Joe Brodzeske and Lois
                                                                 Oldfield and LindenHeights Bea Dewane-Stange and Bud
                                                                                                                 Stange.
                                                                                                                 Whether by
                                                                                                                 volunteering,
                                                                                                                 placing bids,
                                                                                                                 purchasing
                                                                                                                 food, etc. a
                                                                                                                 sincere thank
                                                                                                                 you to all
table with critters, pelts, etc. Carl and Joyce Budde manned a                                                   those who
                                                                     LindenHeights King      LindenHeights Queen
table for the LindenGrove Foundation. There individuals                                       Bea Dewane-Stange
                                                                                                                 helped in any
                                                                         Bud Stange
could purchase specific plants, trees or shrubs for the                                                          way!
enhanced back patio/garden project. The food tent was kept




                                                                       Linden Court King               Linden Court Queen
                                                                         Joe Brodzeske                    Lois Oldfield
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    Eagle Presentation
            ow many of us have had an

    H       opportunity to see a bald eagle
            up close? We may have seen
    them along the banks of the Mississippi
    or up north, but probably not as close as
    two – five feet in front of us! We were
    very fortunate to have volunteers, Dottie
    & Dennis from the National Eagle Center
    come with Angel a real live eagle! Dottie
    is the daughter of Ruth Ann Olson, one
    of our Elders and Dennis is her son-in-
    law. On September 10, they came to
    talk about eagles and show us Angel.
    The National Eagle Center is located in
    Wabasha, Minnesota. So, Angel had
    quite the trip. It was a very informative
    afternoon and Elders, families and staff
    were very intrigued and amazed! Angel
    even visited a couple of Elders in their
    rooms! It was a proud moment for Ruth
    and a superb opportunity for the rest of
    us! Thank you Dottie & Dennis for
    sharing this unique program with us!



                                                      Seated: Resident, Ruth Ann
                                                      Left to Right: Ruth Ann’s daughters, Dottie & Lori with Angel the
                                                      Eagle.




                            WAHSA Nominee
       indenGrove-Waukesha nominated volunteer, Shirley Long for

L      WAHSA’s Volunteer of the Year Award. Although she wasn’t
       selected, she was recognized in their publication to their
members. We also gave her a framed copy of her nomination!
You’re a winner in our eyes Shirley! Thanks for your commitment
to LindenGrove and those we serve!




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                                Summer Trips
        ll aboard … we’ve been having some fun getting

 A      out and about! Early June found five Residents
        enjoying a Brewer tailgate on our front patio before
 heading to the game! Another group did the same in
 early September. Closer to home a group enjoyed the
 flower gardens and sights at Frame Park. In August a
 bigger group headed to the Zoo. It’s always fun to check
 out the animals! Coming up in the fall will be some rides
 to see the fall colors.

                                                                       Residents left to right: Les J., Rose D. & Marjorie W.
                                                                       Volunteers standing: Michael, Nicholas, Tori’s friend & Tori




                    Dan DeKarske, son of Resident, Ed DeKarske
                               doing the grilling



                                                         Patio Performances
              ell our 2009 summer series of patio performances didn’t get much time outside! The weather just

    W         didn’t cooperate! Thank goodness for the dining rooms as a back up! The first one was very hot
              and our performer ended up being an “acoustic” performance as we had lost power! The Kids
    Korp group kept everyone’s attention and a few of us dancing in our seats! The evening with Playin’ Folk
    was excellent and educational as well. Each performance was enjoyed by those in attendance! Next year
    we hope to move these concerts to the new and enhanced back patio and garden area!




                          Entertainer,Terry Morgenroth


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                            L I N D E N G R O V E ~ WA U K E S H A
                                   UPCOMING EVENTS
         Family Caregiver Support Group                              (Tentative) Thursday, October 1
          Second Thursday of the month.                              Color Tour & Organ Piper Pizza
          NEW TIME 8:00 am – 9:00 am!
                                                                       (Tentative) Friday, October 9
                Celebration of Life                                       Color Tour & Fish Fry
         Quarterly Memorial Service held to
     remember Residents who have passed away                   More trips will be scheduled, so please
            the previous three months.                     check the monthly activity calendar for additional
                                                                                 dates.
              Thursday, November 19
            2:00 ~~ 1st Fl. Dining Room                               Upcoming Events
                  (tentative date)                                 Watch For More Details!

            LindenGrove Bus Outings                                       Safe Halloween Event
                                                                           Thursday, October 29
              Thursday, September 24
                         12:30
                                                              Resident & Family Christmas Celebration
               1st Floor Fall Color Tour
                                                                       Saturday, December 12
             Wednesday, September 30
                                                              ** For a complete list of events check out the
                      12:30
               nd
                                                           monthly Activity Calendar posted on each unit and
              2 Floor Fall Color Tour
                                                           in your loved ones room. Extra calendars are also
                                                                available in our facilities front entrance.**




 *   You may request a hard copy of this publication by contacting the
     Corporate Office at 262-797-4600.
 *   If you would like to have your name removed from our mailing list,
     please contact the LindenGrove Foundation at 262-797-4600 ext. 250.

                            NURSING      AND    REHABILITATION CARE CENTERS
                      LINDENGROVE-MUKWONAGO                     LINDENGROVE-NEW BERLIN
                            837 County Road NN East               13755 West Fieldpointe Drive
                             Mukwonago, WI 53149                     New Berlin, WI 53151
                                 (262) 363-6830                         (262) 796-3660
                   LINDENGROVE-MENOMONEE FALLS                   LINDENGROVE-WAUKESHA
                       W180 N8071 Town Hall Road                   425 North University Drive
                       Menomonee Falls, WI 53051                     Waukesha, WI 53188
                             (262) 253-2700                             (262) 524-6400

                                      ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITIES
LINDEN COURT-MUKWONAGO LINDEN COURT-WAUKESHA                    LINDEN RIDGE                     LINDENHEIGHTS
    (A Memory Care Home)            (A Memory Care Home)    841 County Road NN East         427 North University Drive
  845 County Road NN East           2330 Michigan Avenue     Mukwonago, WI 53149              Waukesha, WI 53188
   Mukwonago, WI 53149              Waukesha, WI 53188           (262) 363-6830                  (262) 524-1180
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