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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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Artist Residents Craft Cards to Raise Money for Alzheimer’s

August 3, 2021

In collaboration with VMP’s Art and Recreation Therapists, Palmer House and Maplewood Artists painted Iris Gardens using watercolors. Their beautiful artwork has been turned into greeting cards. This year they chose to paint Iris Gardens because of what the purple Iris symbolizes to Alzheimer’s. Purple is the signature color of Alzheimer’s because of the combining […]

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COVID-19, July 29 2021 Update

July 29, 2021

July 29, 2021 The heat of summer can be inviting, however the recent COVID-19 forecast is rather dismal. The positivity rate has tripled in Milwaukee County since the beginning of the month. This increase has impacted our community as well. Today we had a Maplewood employee test positive.  We have begun contact tracing and any […]

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COVID-19, July 20 2021 Update

July 20, 2021

July 20, 2021 Summer has brought renewed optimism around COVID-19, however we continue to watch and follow guidelines established by CMS and CDC.  While our county rate has been below 5%, we are seeing a slight uptick recently so our Covid-19 Committee will continue to monitor this and provide updates to residents, families and employees […]

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Popcorn for a Purpose

July 15, 2021

VMP Healthcare & Community Living held its first fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association — Popcorn for a Purpose. Our generous community donated over $400 for the association. We are very thankful for everyone that participated in this purposeful (and delicious) event. VMP would also like to extend a huge thank you to Tri City National […]

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COVID-19, June 28 2021 Update

June 28, 2021

June 28, 2021   While the mask mandate may have expired across the state, at VMP we are continuing to follow the CMS and CDC recommendations which includes residents, employees and visitors wearing masks when out of their room or apartment.  Our Covid-19 Committee is reviews these guidelines weekly and will provide updates to residents, […]

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