John, age 95, and Gladys, age 93, said “I do” 74 years ago after meeting at Loyal School in Loyal, WI, where Gladys was the librarian and John worked as a mechanical engineer. On August 16, John and Gladys Olsen’s 74th wedding anniversary, they celebrated their long, happy union with family and friends at Stoney… Continue Reading Couple Celebrates 74 Years of Marriage!
Stoney River offers daily activities that nourish the mind, body and soul.
Stoney River Marshfield’s
Memory Care Café
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month 10:30am to Noon.
Memory Cafés are now on hold and will resume after shelter-in-place guidelines are lifted.
Zion United Methodist Church
2106 N. Peach Ave.
Marshfield, WI 54449
In partnership with Marshfield Area Respite Care Center and United Way
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In honor of Stoney River’s 10th Birthday, check out the “Top Ten” reasons to enjoy living or explore living at Marshfield’s premier assisted living and memory support community. Plus, mark your calendars to attend Stoney River’s birthday celebration, featuring food, fun and the popular Good Times Band, on June 24th! 1. Enjoy Life…on Your Terms… Continue Reading Top TEN List for 10th Birthday
Stoney River’s newly vaccinated residents and team members are excited to welcome the return of freedoms in accordance with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ new COVID-19 guidelines for assisted living communities. Today is a brighter day with Stoney River’s new procedures: COVID-19 testing for team members at least once a month and testing as… Continue Reading Welcome to a BRIGHTER DAY
March is National Women’s History Month and an ideal time to reflect on the accomplishments of the visionary women who began the Women’s Rights Movement, kept it rolling through the decades and continue the work today on behalf of women everywhere. In 1848 in upstate New York, a gutsy discussion about the lack of women’s… Continue Reading Celebrating Women’s Rights
Since March, Stoney River assisted living and memory support residents, like so many other seniors across the country, have sheltered in place, while the senior living community’s team adapted nearly every aspect of care delivery in the wake of COVID-19. Today relief is in sight with Stoney River in Phase 1A of Wisconsin’s vaccine prioritization… Continue Reading Learn Why Some at Stoney River are Ready to Roll-up their Sleeves for the Vaccine
Addressing Concerns About Moving to Senior Living in a Pandemic Even though there is a desire and potential need to explore senior living options at Stoney River, many older adults and families are delaying a move during the pandemic, which may or may not be the best choice. Understandably, people have concerns about moving to… Continue Reading Moving to Senior Living in a Pandemic
Stoney River’s memory support professionals understand the challenges—all too well—that family caregivers face, especially those caring for a loved one with memory loss. There are highs and lows that come with supporting a person who has Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia. Caregivers often say that they feel like they are on an emotional… Continue Reading A Valuable Resource for Dementia Caregivers
This year’s presidential election is not older adult Americans’ “first rodeo” so to speak. Seniors have decades of experience exercising their right to vote. This year, however, the coronavirus pandemic has many Americans ages 18 and older re-thinking how they are going to vote. The good news is that there are safe and convenient voting… Continue Reading Cast Your 2020 Vote…Your Way!
Enjoy a win-win when you order a fresh-grilled brat for lunch and, in doing so, help fund a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Stoney River is hosting a BRATWURST SALE Thursday, August 6, from 11am to 1pm with proceeds from the sale going toward the senior living community’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s team. Stoney River is… Continue Reading Calling All Sausage Lovers!
Now more than ever you want a safe, social and secure lifestyle for yourself or an aging loved one. At Stoney River assisted living and memory support, you’ll find a safe and sound community, compassionate caregivers, kinship and our award-winning VIVA! programming. Residents and family members give Stoney River all-star reviews for going above and… Continue Reading Summer Blockbuster Offer
Not being able to see family members has been one of the biggest challenges Stoney River residents faced while sheltering in place due to COVID-19. Fortunately, restricted visits implemented in mid-March helped to keep our residents and team members safe, and now, at long last, Stoney River’s patio is open for family visits! “We are… Continue Reading Welcome Back Families!
There have been a lot of questions regarding what the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling yesterday means for our communities. The Court’s ruling focused on the economy, people returning to go back to work and businesses needing to reopen. While there is controversy around this decision, our number one priority remains the same: the safety and… Continue Reading COVID-19 Update In Light of Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is becoming more widespread in the U.S. and around the world. We have been working diligently to ensure our team is prepared. Our main focus has and continues to be control and compliance – control by building barriers against the spread and compliance with policies and protocols. We are acting with an abundance of… Continue Reading COVID-19: Update
Stoney River’s Memory Café is celebrating five years serving up coffee, camaraderie and so much more for those with dementia and their care partners at the March 11th Memory Café. Hosted by Stoney River assisted living and memory support and Marshfield Area Respite Care Center, the Memory Café provides a safe environment for those with… Continue Reading Memory Café Celebrates 5 Years of Serving Up Joyful Moments
Enjoy a lovely time with your Valentine or Galentine at Stoney River’s Valentine’s Day Party on Friday, February 14, from 2 to 4pm at the Assisted Living community located at 1204 W. McMillan Street, Marshfield, WI. RSVP to 715-207-6423. There will be chocolate-dipped strawberries and passion punch served, live entertainment by singer and guitarist Dale… Continue Reading Valentine’s Day Party…with Sweet Surprises!
Relax with meditation and chair yoga at February’s memory café. Local exercise instructor Christine Tremelling-Jensen will show you how to put yourself first this Valentine’s season with an ultimate soothing mind and body experience. Join us Wednesday, February 12, from 10:30am to Noon at Zion Methodist Church, 2106 N. Peach Street, Marshfield. RSVP to Nikki… Continue Reading Valentine-themed Memory Café
Stoney River’s Memory Café serves up coffee, conversation and so much more for those dealing with memory loss and their care partners to learn, laugh and unwind over special activities and complimentary lunch. Hosted by Stoney River in conjunction with the Marshfield Area Respite Care Center and United Way and held at Zion United Methodist… Continue Reading Sip and Savor the Moment at Stoney River’s Memory Café
John Joswiak was a member of a crew that sunk one–and possibly a second–German submarine in the Pacific. Merlin Baur served as a machine gunner with “The Hellcats” in Germany, and after the war ended, had the memorable experience of attending the Nuremberg trials. Both World War II veterans live at Stoney River and will… Continue Reading Veterans Day Ceremony and Stories of Service
After a lifetime of less than orderly habits, is it possible for someone in their 70s or 80s to bite the bullet and cut the clutter? The answer from professional organizers and aging experts is a resounding, YES! Not only is it possible, it’s a smart undertaking that can not only clean your home but… Continue Reading Getting Organized Can Improve Your Life
Stoney River’s recent leadership changes ensure that Marshfield area older adults and their families have access to quality assisted living and memory support led by forward-thinking professionals close to home. Stoney River Executive Director Sarah Krenn’s recent promotion from Lifestyle Specialist, a role Krenn held at Stoney River for six years, provides a continuity of… Continue Reading Stoney River Leaders Bring the Joy
Roasting marshmallows and enjoying a cocktail or mocktail on the patio is a casual and fun way to sample the Stoney River senior living lifestyle firsthand. The Stoney River patio is open to guests on Tuesday, August 6, at 6pm at the assisted living and memory support community, located at 1204 W. McMillan Street, Marshfield,… Continue Reading Get a Taste of the Stoney River Lifestyle
Honor the longest and most sunlit day of the year with Stoney River residents, who shine on every day with the award-winning VIVA! lifestyle. Join us Friday, June 21, from 11am to 1pm for a Summer Solstice barbecue lunch with entertainment at Stoney River Marshfield, 1204 W. McMillan Street, Marshfield, WI. The event is free… Continue Reading Shine On! Summer Solstice Celebration
Stoney River’s Memory Café serves up coffee, sandwiches and so much more for those with dementia and early onset Alzheimer’s and their care partners. Continue Reading Sit a Spell at Stoney River’s Memory Café Luncheonette
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia is an around-the-clock job. It can be physically demanding and emotionally draining. Caregivers need—and deserve—a break! Respite care provides caregivers a temporary rest while their loved one continues to receive care from someone else. Continue Reading Caregivers Rejuvenate with Memory Care Respite