Caregiver and Spiritual Support

We are all faced with moments in our lives where we rely on the support and guidance of those around us. At the Lutheran Home and Harwood Place we provide this support to our residents and families through our Spiritual Support team (Chaplaincy) and  the greater community through a Caregiver Support Group.

Caregiver Support

The Caregiver Support Group is sponsored by the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

The Caregivers Support Group is a mutual self-help group that strives to offer family caregivers continued help and assistance when needed. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Home campus in the Board Room.

Facilitated by Lutheran Home staff: Debbie Wolkomir, director of social services. Supported by the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

For more information or to sign up, please contact Debbie Wolkomir at 414-258-6170 ext. 313 or email

Spiritual Support

Chaplaincy Services

The Lutheran Home and Harwood Place serve people of all faiths with compassionate spiritual care that honors individual preferences within a supportive community.

Worship Services

Lutheran Home and Harwood Place chapels provide a variety of worship opportunities  Sunday mornings and during the week. Sunday morning services at the Lutheran Home are simulcast to rooms through the in-house TV network.

Spiritual Support Groups

Bible studies, prayer groups, and Rosary groups are available during the week to support mental, physical, and spiritual health.


Volunteers receive training to offer emotional and spiritual support through one-on-one visitation with residents in their rooms.

You may contact Chaplain Derek in the Chaplaincy Department at (414) 258-6171 x 349.