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Grace Lodge believes that keeping active is a very important way to maintain independence and health. We have an exercise class almost every day to give those that desire it a way to keep active in a safe and structured way.

Our exercise class is all about moving the arms and legs while maintaining a sitting posture so that even wheelchair bound people can participate.

The class is so popular that almost half of our residents want to come and enjoy the fun!

 

Oct 272014
 

Grace Lodge had a visit from the TruNorth Students from Fort Wilderness this October. They will be coming once a week throughout the school year to spend time with our residents doing a variety of activities.

They had a great time their first time out carving pumpkins and meeting the residents!

The residents look forward to the frequency of this new inter-generational program and the chance to get to know the students and spend some time with them. We at Grace Lodge appreciate all the volunteers and school programs that are making inter-generational relationships a priority.

 

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Oct 022014
 

Once again Grace Lodge participated in the Alzheimers walk in Rhinelander, WI.

The Alzheimers Association had a very successful walk. This year there was more walkers than in any year past. More importantly they received $63,000 in donations! The BEST year ever!

Thanks to everyone who donated and walked to help Grace Lodge support research to end Alzheimers!

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Sep 182014
 

It is time for school once again. That means that the Nativity of Our Lord 7th graders will be visiting once a month to visit with Grace Lodge residents. Sometimes they play games, sometimes they do craft projects. Residents and children always have a good time visiting.

Thanks to the children & adults from Nativity for coming!

 

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Apr 272014
 

Here at Grace Lodge we like to decorate for every holiday. We utilize the opportunity to get the residents together and have a good time chatting and working together towards a common goal. Easter is no exception. The benefit is we get to get our hands stained every color in the rainbow!

Happy Easter to all!

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Apr 192014
 

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They had a tour of the greenhouse and it’s tropical plants and even enjoyed a presentation on how to arrange flowers.

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Afterwards Grace Lodge residents had the opportunity to eat their bagged lunches midst the blooming flowers!

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A good time was had by all!

Feb 202014
 

The local Nativity of Our Lord 6th graders visited Grace Lodge to celebrate Valentine’s day! They helped do a craft project, visited some apartments and even had a great cribbage game with our residents. Thanks to all the youth who came out and spent some time with us!

Here are a few pictures of everyone enjoying themselves!

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We at Grace Lodge want to wish all a Happy New Year! Thanks for all, like the ladies pictured below, that have donated their time to entertain our residents this holiday season. We appreciate all the volunteer hours that make Grace Lodge an interesting place to live!

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Dec 242013
 

It is hard to believe that it is Christmas time again! Once again Grace Lodge invited Santa (he had some helpers this year!) to hand out presents to our residents. Thanks to all of our residents and families who allow us the opportunity to serve them day in and day out. We appreciate you!

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Oct 312013
 

It is that time of year again to decorate for Halloween. Children from Pelican School came by to make decorations and have some fun tossing balloons with Grace Lodge’s residents. Residents andchildren had a great time!

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