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Donation warms the body and soul

Hospital news | Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The sons of Donna and Thomas Hemmer, Sr: Tom, Dave, Bob, Bruce and Jeff have donated a beautiful electric fireplace to Walter Schmidt Assisted Living, Prairie du Chien, in memory of their parents. The Hemmer’s resided at the facility for several years prior to their death always enjoying the activities, family dining and outings planned by the staff. The fireplace was installed in one of the facility’s community areas giving residents and guests the opportunity to enjoy the warmth and relaxing atmosphere.

Walter Schmidt Assisted Living, located at 424 North Beaumont Road in Prairie du Chien, is a program of Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. The RN manager, houseparents and recreational therapist take a team approach to providing a home-like atmosphere. They assist with medication, personal care, planned daily activities, laundry and housekeeping.