Aug 222015
 

Once again, Grace Lodge went to the Oneida County Fair! And here is a photo to prove it.

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The residents had a great time riding the rides and visiting the animals.

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May 152015
 

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Grace Lodge believes that an important part of staying healthy as you age is staying active! One of our regularly scheduled activities is cribbage. Brenda, our activities director, is enjoying a game with the guys. We publish the activities calendar on our website to help the families keep up to date as to what is happening. Be healthy, stay active!

 

May 122015
 

Spring is finally here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. The trilliums and the trout lillies are blooming in the woods, and the ladies at Grace Lodge are decorating!

Here our residents are decorating spring flowers to hang on the tree near the mailboxes. We appreciate the womanly touch that brings a smile to our faces!

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Apr 162015
 

Grace Lodge recently was visited by Hodag Kids For Kindness! They are a group of elementary and middle school aged kids who are dedicated to spreading kindness in the Rhinelander area. Each month they focus on an individual service project that can be done from home, as well as a group project where the kids can have fun doing something kind together.  Kindness Matters!

They came and played bingo with our residents and had a great time.

Thanks for the visit!

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Feb 172015
 

You are never too old to learn something! One of Grace Lodge’s new residents is teaching us a few things about art. She has given of her time to teach some of our staff and residents how to paint a beautiful flower. What a wonderful gift to give! Thank you for your time and patience.

 

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Dec 112014
 

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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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