A gift for the grandma who has everything

Getting a gift for Judy Putz could be a challenge. What’s the perfect thing for a hard worker who is generous with her time and likes to keep busy, a woman of faith for whom church is an important part of life? Her granddaughter, Jenna Putz, knew just the thing.

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Senior living community a godsend for this team member

St. Michael’s Assisted Living was there for Amber Rusert when she really needed help. She’s not a resident: She’s a nurse.

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‘Renaissance woman’ residing at St. Michael’s

You name it, Belva Ruben did it — upholstering furniture, gardening, canning, laying carpet, sewing, working on the farm. She was a good shot too.

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Serving seniors: “I really enjoy it”

People often tell Morgin Hannon they couldn’t do her job.  She realizes working with seniors may not appear glamourous, but being a resident assistant at St. Michael’s Assisted Living in Fountain City, Wis., has been incredibly rewarding.

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Carol gets residents talking at St. Michael’s Assisted Living

Volunteer Carol Colbenson encourages residents in St. Michael’s Assisted Living to roll the dice. There’s no money on the line. Instead, the numbers correspond to a card with a discussion question like “Have you ever made homemade bread?” or “Have you ever driven a boat?”

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Bird by Bird: St. Michael’s resident embroiders 50 state birds

If Iva Putz sees a button missing or a seam open, she just has to repair it. “I can’t stand holes,” said the seamstress, who is now in her ninth decade and has nearly that many years of sewing experience.

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TLHA Honors Two Chaplains Celebrating Ministry Anniversaries

In 2014, we celebrated the ministry anniversaries of two of our chaplains.

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