December 2019 Newsletter –
Beaver Damn Assisted Living & Memory Care
Meet Our New Team Member ~ Bruce Santos ~
Bruce grew up in Milwaukee and in late childhood eventually moved to East Troy, a farm town just west of Milwaukee. Later there he met his wife Kerri who lived in the neighbor-ing town of Mukwonago. They lived in many areas such as Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Sussex before planting their roots in the small fishing town just west of Oshkosh called Winneconne. …read more!
WELCOME OUR NEW RESIDENTS!
Please welcome Joan, our new resident who moved into apartment 211. Joan was born June 30, 1929 in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Joan married her husband, Art, at a dance in Roseville, Wisconsin. Together, they raised six children; three boys and three girls. …read more!
Mildred was born on May 4th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her and her husband, Donald, moved to South Dakota, where she worked as a nurse. She explained being a nurse in South Dakota as hard to work because of the brutal winters and long drives. …read more!
Laura was born in Beaver Dam in 1930. She has always loved Beaver Dam and has many fond memories of its history and legacy. Laura’s father was a milk hauler and remembers him working very hard for the family before he passed away when she was only three years old. …read more!
Staying Safe this Winter
Winter is here! Poet Edith Sitwell said, “Winter is time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”
Winter may also be a season of pain for some arthritis sufferers. We may experience increased pain from arthritis due to stiffer ligaments, tendons, and joints caused by the lower temperatures and barometric pressure. Also. …read more!
December Schedule of events
December 2nd – Aldi’s Shopping Trip
December 3rd – Ugly Sweater Contest
December 4th – National Cookie Day
December 5th – Cooking Club: Stuffed Baked Potatoes
December 6th – Lunch outing to Arby’s
December 10th – Tree Decorating w/ Eggnog –bring a holiday ornament along
December 11th – Move Wednesday: It’s a Beautiful Life
December 12th – Cooking Club: Party Mix
December 16 Norway Christmas trip w/ Libby
December 17th – Live Music: Beaver Dam Middle School Band
December 18th – Holiday Light Tour
December 19th – Holiday Resident & Family Gathering
December 20th – Lunch outing: Benvenuto’s
December 23th – Holiday photo sharing with hot coco
December 24th – Holiday Sing-a-longs
December 25th – Merry Christmas!!
December 27th – Resident/Family/Staff Chili Cook Off
December 31 – New Year Eve Party at 2:00