During the month of April, a Dementia Friends Champions Training was held at Kingsway Retirement Living. Training attendees were provided the knowledge needed to facilitate a Dementia Friends Information Session with community members. An Information Session is a face-to-face session that lasts approximately one hour and is run by a Dementia Friends Champion.Read More
Awards and newspapers articles honoring Edward Schaefer’s military experience fill the walls of his room at St. Michael’s Assisted Living in Fountain City, WI. Edward, who turned 97 on January 5, served in the United States Army for seven years. He spent his military career working as a mechanic in North Africa, near the Mediterranean Sea, during World War II.Read More
At The Lutheran Home Association (TLHA), our care communities depend on the hard work and dedication of the direct caregivers who help with our residents’ essential and personal needs. In a culture of care where sharing the love of Christ is an essential part of daily life, they are truly the hands and feet of Jesus.Read More
When explaining benefits of Health and Safety Monitoring to older adults, Sharon Blume will often use the analogy of cars. If you think about cars from the 1950’s, when something was going wrong you wouldn’t know until the car was making a noise or stream was coming out. To know something was wrong, there would have to be a very evident sign. A new car today has sensors that alert the driver to any potential problems.Read More
Around the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, The Lutheran Home Association will celebrate its 119th birthday.Read More
She was 21-years-old and newly engaged when Sarah Beckius responded to an ad in the newspaper for a position at Hope Residence supporting residents dealing with disabilities. She got the job, wasn’t sure it was the right fit and decided to give it a month. That was 35 years ago.
In February 2014, The University of Minnesota School of Nursing was notified of a $1.2 million dollar grant in partnership with The Lutheran Home Association (TLHA) of Belle Plaine, Minn.