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Gifts From the Hear t of Capri
The holiday season is about
more than finding the perfect present. The holiday
season is about the meaningful gifts we give to those
in need. Each Capri Community reaches out in their
own special way to lift
spirits this holiday season.
Below are just a few Gifts
from the Heart of Capri.
has come together to provide a beautiful holiday for
a local family who otherwise may not have anything to open Christmas
helps people give back and that will be donated when
send a card of support and the residents go for a Christmas lights ride at Regner
thanks to our veterans.
Park in West Bend.
Warmth of Kindness
The residents at The Landmark of West Allis are hard
Holiday Mail for Heroes
at work knitting scarves for
The residents and staff
homeless citizens. By donatfrom Wilson Commons are ing their time and talents,
Toys for Tots
sending warm holiday wish- the residents are able to
es to our services members help keep people a little bit A number of our communities
Local Ties
are taking part in the Toys
and veterans. With many
warmer this winter.
for Tots Drive. If you would
The residents and staff at
of our services members
like to help, drop off your
St. Catherine Commons is separated from their famisponsoring a Kenosha fami- lies due to deployment and Food Donation in German- donation of new, unwrapped toys or money to
ly this holiday season
hospital stays, the American town
through the Shalom Center. Red Cross Holiday Mail for Engel Haus will be collecting your local Capri Community
by Monday, December 15th.
The close-knit community
Heroes (HMFH) program
non-perishable food items
Capri Helps Interfaith “Pull up a Chair”
Three Oaks Circle employee
Michele Chrisman designed
a table and chairs entitled
“Sugar and Spice” for Interfaith’s 6th Annual Pull Up a
Chair event. The event is centered around a live auction
featuring hand-painted
chairs and furniture donated
by local artists. Michele’s ta-
ble and chairs went for $110. faith’s Neighborhood Outreach Program which conThree Oaks Circle Manager
nects isolated older adults in
Mona Schmalz serves as the
need with the caring volunVice Chair of the Southwest
teers and staff at Interfaith .
Interfaith Board and assisted
Interfaith Senior Programs is
the auctioneer during the
a non-profit organization
that serves seniors and
This fantastic event raises
adults with disabilities
money that supports Interthroughout Milwaukee.
Capri Communities, 20711 Watertown Road, Waukesha, WI 53186 (262) 798-1224
Editor: Meghan Davis [email protected]
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Community Pride
Whitewater - Mulberry Glen and
The Glenwood
Independent Living with Services,
Assisted Living
Waukesha - Summit Woods
Independent Living with Services
Germantown - The Gables
Independent, Assisted Living &
Memory Care
And The Winner Is…
Killarney Kourt, Raising
unit, Capri threw Killarney Kourt a purAll of the Capri Communi- ple party complete
ties did a fantastic job
with pizza and ice
raising funds to support
cream sundaes! Kilthe Walk to End Alzheilarney Kourt was
mer’s this year. To celealso the recipient of Lifestyle Coordinator Meghan Davis
brate the community that the Capri fundraising and Executive Director Molly Harmon pose for a picture with Killarney
raised the most money per champion trophy.
Kourt residents Betty and Isabelle.
Ar tworks For Milwaukee
Milwaukee - Hedwig House
Subsidized Independent Living
Income restrictions apply
West Allis - Carnegie Place
Independent Living
Income restrictions apply
West Allis - The Landmark
Independent Living
Milwaukee - Three Oaks Circle
Subsidized Independent Living
Income restrictions apply
Milwaukee - Wilson Commons
Independent & Assisted Living
Sturtevant - Killarney Kourt
Independent Living with Services
Kenosha - St. Catherine Commons
Independent, Assisted Living &
Memory Care
Thiensville - Willowbrook Place
Assisted Living
Sun Prairie - Hyland Park
Assisted Living
Capri Communities was
proud to give back to our
community by sponsoring
ArtWorks for Milwaukee’s
Night by the River event.
ArtWorks is a paid internship program that assists
Milwaukee area teenagers with learning critical
job skills that help them
taurants and auctions.
Aaron Matter, Development Director for Tarantino & Company, is the
treasurer of ArtWorks
and helped get Capri
involved. With the help of
sponsors like Capri Communities, ArtWorks was
able to raise a record
The event showcased the
breaking $20,000 in net
artistic works created by
proceeds to benefit 2015
the interns and also included tastings from local res- programs.
become independent and
productive in the workforce. ArtWorks fulfills its
mission by “inspiring local
teens to create positive
change in their lives and in
our community through art
internships that develop
life and career skills.”
Therapy News: Alzheimer’s Disease
-Misplacing items
-Poor safety judgment
-Changes in mood and personality
-Withdrawal from social
activities, family and friends
The following are signs of -Restlessness and wanderpossible Alzheimer’s dising
Studies have shown that
-Memory changes that dis- exercise is beneficial for
rupt daily life
people with Alzheimer’s
-Confusion about time
disease. Physical activity
and/or place
can improve memory, main-Difficulty making decitain motor skills, and desions
crease falls.
-Finding the right words to
Alzheimer’s disease is the
most common cause of dementia. It is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that causes memory
loss and cognitive decline.
Physical and occupational
therapists can design individualized exercise programs for those with Alzheimer’s. They can help
people keep moving safely and delay worsening of
the condition. Therapists
can also provide instruction to caregivers and
family on how to improve
safety and manage the
needs of someone with