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Encore: Education for Caregivers

Elderly woman holding a young hand

Sue Quirt, R. N., Shady Lane’s administrator, will present Teepa Snow’s approach. “End of Life & Letting Go” helps families to give comfort, communicate when there are no words, and support those in their care as they reach the end of their journey. The program is part of a series that explores coping with the […] read the rest »

Caregivers’ Morning Out: End of Life & Letting Go

Elderly woman holding a young hand

Featuring Teepa Snow’s End of Life & Letting Go On Wednesday, February 21, at 9:30 a.m., Sue Quirt, R. N., Shady Lane’s administrator, uses the Teepa Snow approach, “End of Life & Letting Go” helps families to give comfort, communicate when there are no words, and support those in their care as they reach the […] read the rest »

What I Wish I Knew . . .

Cover image of My Two Elaines by Martin J Schreiber

Last summer we were delighted to have former Governor Martin Schreiber come to Laurel Grove to discuss his book, “My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping & Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver”. He has put into this book everything he wished someone would have told him about caring for her and about caring for himself. The book, […] read the rest »

Good News for Caregivers

Taking care of you is the best thing you can do for the person in your care. Part of your responsibility is making sure that your needs are met. And, when you don’t you open yourself to isolation, depression, and physical ailments. When was the last time you took a vacation? Have you spent a […] read the rest »

Poetry & Music Wisconsin’s New Poet Laureate!

Karla Huston by Mike Roemer

Mike Roemer photo

Meet Karla Huston, Wisconsin’s 2017-2018 Poet Laureate! Remember when you were in school the number of poems you memorized, or wrote, and enjoyed? Karla will lead a session on poetry and its joy, both reading and writing and she’ll read some of her own poetry. Audiences find Karla engaging and fun. and we know you […] read the rest »

Memory and the Pleasure of Poetry with the Poet Laureate

Join us at Laurel Grove Assisted Living will host Poetry & Memory, a community celebration of poetry with 2017-18 Wisconsin Poet Laureate Karla Huston at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 at Laurel Grove, 1235 South 24th St. It is free and open to the public. Huston, whose focus during her tenure as Wisconsin’s poet […] read the rest »

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