We’re closing in on Halloween, and whether you’re planning on leaving a bowl out for trick-or-treaters this year or not, you might be wondering why we do all of this in the first place. Why is spooky season spooky? As with most weird traditions, it dates back to ancient times, when the borders between this world and the next weren’t so well-defined: ow.ly/EuXR50C32b3... See moreSee less
Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated each year on October 31. The history behind it and its costumes originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain before the holiday found its way to colonial America.
When seniors and their families visit our community, they tell us “seeing is believing.” Whether you tour our campus in-person or experience it from the comfort of home with a virtual tour, you’re bound to come away with the same reaction. Schedule your visit today: ow.ly/8LE050BWKSo... See moreSee less
What could Catered Living mean for you? At Covenant Living at the Holmstad, it means more friendships, more to experience, and less to worry about. It’s uniquely tailored to suite your individual needs, while allowing you to maintain independence and enjoy the life you want. With our spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, you can live your days as you wish, with the reassurance of a helping hand within arm’s reach.
“I seldom feel closer to God than when I am on a bike.” For Covenant Living at the Holmstad resident Clarice Schultz, biking is more than just a hobby—it’s a way to connect with the world around her. When activities were limited at the beginning of the pandemic, Clarice biked around our campus (a more than 10 mile loop) ten times. Read Clarice’s short essay on the thrills of riding the bike, an experience that is for her not just exercise but deeply spiritual. ... See moreSee less
The Fox River and its trails are a highlight of our community, but our resident bikers by far get the most enjoyment out of their gentle slopes and riverfront views. Even as the weather cools, a group of die-hard bicyclists at Covenant Living at the Holmstad continue to hit the trails, including 92-year-old Will Hohm (pictured), a retired physician who can be spotted on his bike most mornings as the sun rises. Our residents clock in hundreds of collective miles per week, and our Resident Life department holds biking events to match the demand. Hats off to our resident bikers, and happy trails! ... See moreSee less