Contemplating a Move to Senior Living During COVID-19

As COVID numbers begin to drop, vaccination becomes more wide-spread and restrictions begin to lift, many people are re-evaluating the lifestyle benefits that senior living offers, especially after nearly a year of isolation. While each individual and family must make the choice that is right for them, for some, the advantages of living in a senior… Continue Reading Contemplating a Move to Senior Living During COVID-19

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Encore Begins Administering Two-part COVID Vaccines

Nothing Is More Important than Protecting Our Staff, Residents and Families Together our Encore teams have worked diligently to help protect staff and residents throughout the pandemic. Starting in Minnesota, this week we began the next step in fighting COVID-19 with the administration of a two-part vaccine that is being made available to our 1,200… Continue Reading Encore Begins Administering Two-part COVID Vaccines

Senior resident waving at her grand daughter at the Heritage House Visiting Booth

Heritage House Visiting Booth Creates Heartfelt BUZZ!

Over the holidays, the Heritage House Visiting Booth got a LOT of media attention. Television and newspaper coverage confirmed that residents and families are super grateful for the gift of in-person visits thanks to Heritage House’s team effort. Heritage House resident Jeanette Lambert’s granddaughter, Chelsea Lambert, called their Christmas Eve visit “a huge blessing!”  … Continue Reading Heritage House Visiting Booth Creates Heartfelt BUZZ!

Heritage House Residents Enjoy Priceless Holiday Gift of In-person Family Visits!

“Being able to visit with mom for the holidays means the world to us,” said Wayne and Karen Peterson, who recently dropped by Heritage House’s visiting booth to see his mom, Shirley Puttkammer.   Portage, WI…Spending time with family during the holidays is truly a gift that not everyone can experience this year. Thankfully, the… Continue Reading Heritage House Residents Enjoy Priceless Holiday Gift of In-person Family Visits!

Little boy showing a picture he drew to his grandma over a virtual call.

Think “Outside of the Gift Box”

Like so many happenings this year, holiday celebrations are looking much different this season for families everywhere. Even at Encore’s Assisted Living and Memory Care communities it’s not “Christmas as usual,” but we’re finding ways to spread good cheer through decking the halls, playing carols and holiday crafting—and you and your families can too! Pull-on… Continue Reading Think “Outside of the Gift Box”