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Posted March 5, 2018
Creating Art to Fuel the Hungry
St. Camillus Independent Living residents gathered at San Camillo on February 14th to paint bowls in preparation for the 6th annual Joseph Bowls Supper on Thursday, March 8, 2018 hosted by the School...
Past Posts - 2017
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Posted January 31, 2018
Music is Life
Music is the universal language of mankind. It is such a part of our lives that some of our reactions to music are automatic. Imagine listening to your favorite song; soon enough your toes...
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Posted February 26, 2018
Singing for Smiles
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, February 26th, 2018 – Valentine’s Day was unlike any other at St. Camillus this year. The employees and residents were given a chance to...
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Posted March 30, 2018
5 ways to beat Cabin Fever -
St. Camillus Style
It is getting to be that time of year that your body is craving sunlight and you want to get out of the house! In general, Wisconsin winters are long, cold and you have probably been cooped up to ...
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Posted April 2, 2018
De-cluttering basics and preparing to make the big move
What are you waiting for? The time is now to start your de-cluttering journey. Chances are you have been avoiding this tedious task, however, it is important to remember that it better to ....
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Posted April 19, 2018
Living through Legacies
St. Camillus is a Life Plan Community full of resident stories to be shared and memories to be remembered. One of the most beautiful aspects about senior living is being able to...
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Posted April 26, 2018
Curly Lambeau-era Green Bay Packers player who served in WWII traveling on Honor Flight- By: Meg Jpnes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By the time the Green Bay Packers beat the New York Giants in December 1944 to win the NFL Championship, Erv Dzierzewski had traded his ...
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Posted May 2, 2018
Nutritious and Delicious - Cooking for One
Let’s face it; we all get to that point where we ask the dreaded question, “What is for dinner tonight?” Throughout our lives, cooking can sometimes become a nuisance and it is hard to motivate oneself ....
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Posted June 20, 2018
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT -
Volunteer(s) of the Year
Each year RAC (Resident Advisory Committee) chooses a resident and the
St. Camillus Volunteer Committee chooses a person or persons from the Milwaukee community to receive the Volunteer ...
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Posted July 2, 2018
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT -
East Side Al
Sometimes you have such a heart-warming experience in life that it inspires you to give back in ways you never would have imagined. This is the case for ....
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Posted June 6, 2018
The Best Exercises for Introverts and Extroverts
Where do you get your energy? See which workout styles fit for you
By Linda Melone, CSCS for Next Avenue
The ability to stick with an exercise program largely lies in finding an activity you enjoy. Extroverts and ...
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Posted July 12, 2018
Summer Fun Surrounding St. Camillus
When we think of summer, we think of the warm nights, festivals, grilling out. At St. Camillus, there is no shortage to the fantastic summer memories that ....
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Posted July 15, 2018
Hustle and Bustle in the Heart of Wauwatosa
The city of Wauwatosa has so much to offer; strong roots, great community engagement and a ton of activities to join in on! So let’s get right to it and ....
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Posted July 16, 2018
JULY VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT -
Linda & David Fox
The July volunteer spotlight article features a wonderful couple (and San Camillo residents!) that has made such a tremendous impact on our ....
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Posted July 24, 2018
Exercise/Health Tips for Seniors with Limited Mobility!
While we can’t stop Mother Nature, we can surely help slow it down! Staying active is a CORE component of overall health, quality of life and age! Unfortunately ...
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Posted August 3, 2018
Therapy Advancements at St. Camillus
St. Camillus is excited to announce that we are now LSVT - Lee Silverman Voice Treatment therapy certified. LSVT- Lee Silvermann Voice Treatment is an ...
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Posted August 10, 2018
Emily Lopez — Wellness Coordinator Bio
As a fitness enthusiast and an extremely upbeat individual, Emily Lopez has been an amazing asset to St. Camillus as the Wellness Coordinator for our ...
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Posted September 3, 2018
2018 Spirit of St. Camillus
4 years ago, St. Camillus created the Spirit of St. Camillus award. The Spirit of St. Camillus award allows employees to nominate fellow team members ...
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Posted October 10, 2018
Anyone who has ever moved before knows the feeling of finding something they lost, or maybe they forgot they ever had. In the process of moving the archives for ...
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Posted October 17, 2018
History of Halloween
and the Top Costumes for 2018
When we think of Halloween, many of us think about candy, trick or treat, and costume parties. This is what the day has molded into after thousands of ...