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Greetings galore! Goal of 100 cards for Rice Lake centenarian is far surpassed

By Ruth Erickson, rerickson@chronotype.com – Jan 30, 2022

The cards started coming in the mail a few weeks before her 100th birthday on Jan. 17, and now at more than 500 they keep arriving daily for Gladys Halvorson, who is in her first year as a resident of Vita Care Living, which is the former Care Partners on Kern Avenue in Rice Lake.

As she is their oldest and spriest resident, the staff at Vita Care Living wanted to do something special for her as her birthday approached. Director Brooke Lipka explained how the avalanche of cards started.

“I posted a picture on Facebook that it would be her 100th birthday, and with COVID you can’t really have big parties anymore, so I asked people to send her a card,” Lipka said. “I thought that it would be something fun that she would appreciate.”

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Gladys Halvorson, resident of Vita Care Living, celebrates 100th birthday.

Cornerstone Sponsors Community Event at Edgewood Apartments

Cornerstone Community Event

As part of a long-term commitment to the community, Cornerstone Management introduced the Community Engagement Response Team ( CERT) to the Edgewood Apartments in an effort to promote unity and goodwill among the community residents.

The Cornerstone / CERT community event on Tuesday served to celebrate and recognize the early success of this partnership. City Representatives present at the event included: Mayor Kim Norton, Rochester Police Captain of Community Services Jeff Stilwell and several City Council members. Other notable members of the Rochester Community were the Post Bulletin, KTTC, and City Council Members. The event included an inspiring speech from CERT Executive Andre Crockett Sr. which focused on conflict resolution and unity. All residents received a turkey giveaway and a Chili Supper provided by Cornerstone Management.

This is the first of many community events to come from the collaboration with Cornerstone Management and CERT.

Cornerstone Community Event
Cornerstone Community Event
Cornerstone Community Event

Cornerstone Management supports the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado and “Walk to End Alzheimer’s”

Cornerstone Management Community Events

“Alzheimer’s Association: Colorado Chapter has led the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders by increasing the understanding of dementia and its impact on family and community, providing information and support for those affected, and promoting the advancement of research.”

Cornerstone Management is an Elite supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®