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Foundation Friday | Dec 16 | 10am – 2pm

December 6, 2022

Foundation Friday | Hot Dog Meal Deal & Bake Sale Friday, December 16th | 10am – 2pm Palmer House Atrium Join VMP for the first Foundation Friday on December 16th from 10am – 2pm in the Palmer House atrium. Foundation Friday is a monthly event that raises money for the VMP Community – this month […]

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Getting Your Affairs in Order | November 16th 1:30pm – 2:30pm

November 10, 2022

Be a Light Resource Series: Getting Your Affairs in Order with Megann Hendrix Wednesday, November 16th | 1:30pm – 2:30pm 8621 W. Beloit Road, West Allis | Wesley Park Conference Room Join Megann Hendrix, Partner at MacGillis Wiemer LLC, as she covers an overview of estate planning, including the importance of powers of attorney and […]

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COVID-19, November 1 2022 Update

November 1, 2022

November 1, 2022 The CDC and CMS have made recent changes to the expectations related to Covid-19 screening, testing and PPE in senior living settings. Employees and visitors are no longer required to sign-in at the Accushield. We do ask that all visitors sign-in at either the Communication Center or Maplewood front desk prior to […]

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VMP on The Sunday Sip

October 17, 2022

On Sunday, October 16th VMP Healthcare & Community Living joined WTMJ 620AM and Hunger Task Force on The Sunday Sip to discuss Be a Light Luminary & Harvest Festival. Join VMP at Be a Light on Thursday, October 20th from 4-7pm to experience hundreds of glowing luminaries, music, food, and fun! VMP is partnering with […]

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Be a Light Luminary & Harvest Festival October 20th, 4-7pm

September 30, 2022

Be a Light Luminary & Harvest Festival Thursday, October 20th | 4:00-7:00pm – 3023 S. 84th Street Join VMP Healthcare & Community Living for an evening filled with hundreds of handcrafted luminaries, music, food, games, and fun! This free event is fun for the whole family! Please bring a non-perishable food item as a donation […]

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Medicare 101 | Wed. September 28th 1:30pm – 2:30pm

September 28, 2022

Be a Light Resource Series: Medicare 101 Wednesday, September 28th | 1:30pm – 2:30pm 8621 W. Beloit Road, West Allis | Wesley Park Conference Room Join VMP Healthcare & Community Living for the Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services’ presentation on the basics of Medicare. This is a no sales, no insurance program. […]

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VMP Campus Walk to End Alzheimer’s | Fri. September 16th | 10AM

September 8, 2022

Friday, September 16th, 10:00am – 12:30pm VMP Employee Parking Lot (Corner of Beloit & 84th Street) Residents, family, staff, and friends are invited to our annual VMP Campus Walk to End Alzheimer’s! We are going to Walk a Mile in Their Shoes to raise funds for Team VMPcares Walk Against Alzheimer’s. Join us at 10:00am […]

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COVID-19, August 23 2022 Update

August 23, 2022

August 23, 2022 We continue to watch our positive COVID-19 cases here at VMP Healthcare & Community Living decline each week. Although very low numbers, both positive employee and resident tests have been seen throughout the month.  All employees, regardless of vaccination status, are tested twice weekly in accordance with CMS and CDC guidelines.  If […]

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VMP Sponsors Milwaukee Senior Softball League

August 22, 2022

VMP’s slogan “You’re Never Too Old To Play” reigns true in these pieces by TMJ 4 and CBS 58. We are happy to have the VMP Foundation once again sponsoring the Milwaukee 65+ Senior Softball League. Check out how VMP stays involved through partnerships in our West Allis – Milwaukee community by clicking the links […]

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Corn Roast Fundraiser | Aug. 24th | 10:30am-1:00pm

August 11, 2022

Join us for this A-MAZIE-ING fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association! Badger Corn is partnering with VMP to provide Corn on the Cob, Mexican Corn, and Corn in a Cup! Stop on by the Aurora Clinic Parking Lot at 8520 W. Oklahoma Ave from 10:30am – 1:00pm on August 24th. This delicious treat is available to […]

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COVID-19, July 21 2022 Update

July 21, 2022

July 21, 2022 While numbers seem to have declined here at VMP Healthcare & Community Living, positive COVID-19 cases are still present in our community. Both positive employee and resident cases had been seen throughout the entire VMP community.  Testing of all employees regardless of vaccination status continues bi-weekly following the CMS and CDC guidelines.  […]

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Village Voice Summer 2022

July 6, 2022

The Village Voice is a bi-annual newsletter published by VMP Healthcare & Community Living. This newsletter contains a message from our President/CEO and a Foundation update. It also discusses our connection to the West Allis community, our volunteers, and our campus. Lastly, it goes over our new Mission, Vision, and Values as well as a […]

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COVID 19, June 22 2022 Update

June 22, 2022

June 22, 2022 As of today, we have seen positive resident cases in our Independent Living and Healthcare Center. Positive employee cases have been seen throughout the VMP community.  We have increased employee testing of all employees to bi-weekly following the CMS and CDC guidelines.  If a positive test occurs, we will conduct contact tracing […]

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Be a Light Resource Series: Ballot Box Confusion | June 29th 1:30-2:30pm

June 2, 2022

Join us Wednesday, June 29th from 1:30-2:30pm at 8536 W. Oklahoma Ave., West Allis. VMP Healthcare & Community Living will be hosting a series on Ballot Box Confusion in the Wesley Park Conference Room. Learn about the changes regarding voting such as; drop boxes, absentee ballots, and how these new policies will affect your ability […]

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COVID-19, May 20, 2022 Update

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 Unfortunately, spring blooms have also brought a surge in new COVID-19 cases.   Currently, we have seen positive resident cases in our Independent Living and a handful of positive employee cases throughout the VMP community.  We have increased employee testing of exempt employees to bi-weekly following the CMS and CDC guidelines.  If a […]

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COVID-19, April 22, 2022 Update

April 22, 2022

April 22, 2022 We continue to monitor the ever-changing face of COVID-19. Currently, we do not have any positive resident or employee cases within the VMP community. We complete employee testing of exempt employees weekly. If a positive test occurs, we will conduct contact tracing to determine exposure risk, any needed quarantining and follow-up testing. […]

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Pancake Breakfast & Open House | April 29th 2022 | 8:30am-10:30am

April 7, 2022

VMP Healthcare & Community Living is hosting a Pancake Breakfast Open House on Friday, April 29th from 8:30am – 10:30am. Are you or a loved one looking for a friendly, dynamic, independent living community? VMP Healthcare & Community Living is the perfect choice for you! Our wide range of amenities such as our bistro, library, […]

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On-Site Hiring Event | Tuesday, April 5th | 10am-3pm

March 28, 2022

VMP Healthcare & Community Living’s On-Site Hiring Fair will be held Tuesday, April 5th from 10am-3pm at 3023 S. 84th Street, West Allis, WI. Join VMP to learn more about our community, discover open positions, apply, and interview! As a continuum of care, VMP specializes in expert medical care and community living for seniors at […]

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COVID-19, March 9, 2022 Update

March 9, 2022

March 9, 2022 COVID-19 rates continue to subside throughout the country and our community.  As of this date, we do not have any positive resident or employee cases within the VMP community.  With the CMS COVID-19 Vaccination mandate in effect, we have transitioned to conduct employee testing of only exempt employees weekly.  If a positive […]

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Boosting Your Mood with Food and Fitness

February 23, 2022

Join VMP on Wednesday, March 16th for a free wellness seminar. Learn about mood disorders, elements that affect your mood, and how food and mood connect. We will discuss how exercise and physical activity can impact your frame of mind. As well as tips and tricks on how to stay healthy and active. Seating is […]

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COVID-19, February 18, 2022 Update

February 18, 2022

February 18, 2022 We are cautiously optimistic here at VMP as we watch the COVID-19 rates subside throughout the country and our community.  As of this date, we do not have any positive resident cases within the VMP community.  We continue to conduct employee testing twice a week.  If a positive test results, we conduct […]

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Singing Valentines

January 24, 2022

Singing Valentines Would you like to let your loved one know you’re thinking about them on Valentine’s Day? Consider sending them a Singing Valentine from VMP Activities! Singing Valentine’s will be delivered to staff, resident’s and family present at VMP on Monday, February 14th. Visit VMP and fill out the order form at the Palmer […]

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COVID-19, January 20, 2022 Update

January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 VMP continues to feel the challenges of Omicron along with the rest of the country. We are in an outbreak status throughout Maplewood Health Center and Palmer House Assisted Living. This includes both positive cases and exposure. All affected residents, their family and employees are being notified and will follow all privacy […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17, 2022

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. On this National Holiday- we celebrate the life and achievements of one of the most prolific leaders of the civil rights movement. We recognize today as a day of service- which all of you demonstrate by providing quality care to our residents, our volunteers and to each other. […]

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COVID-19, December 29, 2021 Update

December 29, 2021

December 29, 2021 As 2021 comes to a close we must inform you that as of this date we are in an outbreak status throughout Maplewood Health Center and Palmer House. This includes both positive cases and exposure. All affected residents, their family and employees are being notified and will follow all privacy and quarantine […]

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COVID-19, December 28, 2021 Update

December 28, 2021

December 28, 2021 We know how important holiday traditions are for you and your loved ones. Unfortunately, as of this date we are experiencing an outbreak throughout Maplewood Health Center. This includes both positive cases and exposure. All affected residents, their family and employees are being notified and will follow all privacy and quarantine requirements. […]

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Village Voice Winter 2022

December 23, 2021

The Village Voice is a bi-annual newsletter published by VMP Healthcare & Community Living. This newsletter begins with a message from our President/CEO and a Foundation update on projects we’ve been working on. From there it discusses our Be a Light Resource Series and other community connections. Lastly, it highlights our Maplewood Milestones and fundraising […]

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COVID-19, December 17, 2021 Update

December 17, 2021

December 17, 2021 We know how important holiday traditions are for you and your loved ones. Unfortunately, as of this date we are experiencing an outbreak in our Maplewood Health Center. This includes both positive cases and exposure. Currently, it is limited to the second floor units. All affected residents, their family and employees are […]

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COVID-19, December 2, 2021 Update

December 2, 2021

December 1, 2021 We know how important holiday traditions are for you and your loved ones. Below we would like to provide you our guidelines for this upcoming holiday season following the guidance from the CDC and CMS. There are several ways to enjoy holiday traditions and protect your health. Because many generations tend to […]

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COVID-19, November 5, 2021 Update

November 5, 2021

November 5, 2021 Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) issued the emergency regulation requiring COVID-19 Vaccination for health care workers.  The guidelines issued in this regulation require that all eligible health care employees receive at least their first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine by December 5, 2021. […]

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Be a Light Resource Series: Senior Scam Alerts

November 3, 2021

Join us on Tuesday, November 9th from 1:30-2:30pm to learn all about Senior Scams and how to protect yourself or your loved one. Caring with Honor’s speaker Mike Scasny will be presenting on a multitude of topics including: Types of Scams, How to Identify a Scam, The Three C’s, and How to Avoid Scammers. Everyone […]

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COVID-19, October 25 2021 Update

October 25, 2021

October 25, 2021 At VMP, the health and safety of our residents, families, and employees is our top priority. We have appreciated your support and compassion as we navigate the impact of the resurgence of the Coronavirus pandemic. We continue to see high COVID-19 rates across the country. As a result, we have been engaged […]

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Harvest & Luminary Festival Oct. 14, 2021

October 11, 2021

VMP is excited for the return of our Harvest & Luminary Festival! Join us October 14th from 4:00-7:30 pm for fun, food, games, music, and light! Enjoy the brilliant display of hundreds of handcrafted luminaries & craft one yourself! Experience how the glowing lights brighten hearts and raise spirits of our community! For more information, […]

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VMP Foundation 50/50 Raffle

October 7, 2021

VMP Foundation, the charitable arm of VMP Healthcare & Community Living, is pleased to announce that we will be arranging a 50/50 Raffle starting October 7th through November 19th. The winning ticket will be randomly chosen November 19th with contact being made after the drawing. We are hopeful this will be one of the most […]

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COVID-19, September 28 2021 Update

September 28, 2021

  September 28, 2021 At VMP, the health and safety of our residents, families, and employees is our top priority. We have appreciated your support and compassion as we navigate the impact of the resurgence of the Coronavirus pandemic. We continue to see high COVID-19 rates across the country. As a result, we have been […]

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Rock Around the Block: Walk to End Alzheimer’s Event, Sept. 17th, 2021

September 9, 2021

Friday, September 17th, 10am-12:30pm  Residents, family, friends, and staff are invited to walk around the VMP block at their leisure! Join us anytime from 10:00am-12:30pm to walk, walk, walk! Whether you walk the mile around campus or take shortcuts on VMP sidewalks, you are still supporting Team VMPcares and the Alzheimer’s Association in the fight […]

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COVID-19, August 26 2021 Update

August 26, 2021

August 26, 2021 Dear Families and Friends of VMP Healthcare & Community Living, At VMP, the health and safety of our residents, families, and employees is our top priority. We have appreciated your support and compassion as we navigate the impact of the resurgence of the Coronavirus pandemic.  We are writing to provide an update […]

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August 25th: The Alzheimer’s Association presents Effective Communication

August 20, 2021

VMP’s Be a Light Resource Series will be hosting Effective Communication presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  Explore ways that Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect an individual’s ability to communicate across different stages. Through this free program, learn tips to better communicate with people affected by the disease. Join VMP Wednesday, August 25th from 1:30-2:30pm at […]

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COVID-19, August 18 2021 Update

August 18, 2021

August 18, 2021   The Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to climb across the country. The positivity rate in Milwaukee County has exceeded 10% which now means that employees are required to test for COVID-19 two times per week. Currently we do not have any positive cases within our community.  If that changes, we will […]

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Corn for a Cause: 2nd Annual Corn Roast Raises Money for Alzheimer’s

August 12, 2021

Today we hosted our 2nd Annual Corn for a Cause Fundraiser. We partnered with Badger Corn to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. It was a beautiful sunny day to have community members, staff, and residents enjoy a fresh cob of corn! With three flavors, Buttered Corn on the Cob, Mexican Street Corn, and Corn […]

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