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Too often, older adults become isolated from social, community, and family activities that they once enjoyed. Risk factors for loneliness or social isolation in older adults include: Widowed or without a domestic partner Lack of family support- either by geographic distance or estrangement read more.
Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and February is heart health month. As Helen Keller said, "The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart." Take read more.
Courtesy of West Michigan Works. Health care is a hot industry in West Michigan. (See the hottest health care jobs in the 2018 Hot Jobs list!) There are more jobs than candidates, so health care providers are creating new ways to help people jump into careers quickly. You can start a health c read more.
Amy Rowland Social Worker Porter Hills Home Care Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Last week (Monday, January 22nd through Sunday, January 28th) was National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® a health observance week that aims to SHATTER THE MYTHS read more.
Our Village Center Sales Model Suite now open! Joy, Sales Associate and Tom, Sales Manager at Porter Hills Village partnered with Talsma Furniture and created a suite anyone would be happy to move into. Take a look at our beautiful C-Suite photos, and set an appointment if you know anyone who would read more.
Sara Lowe, LMSW Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. It’s natural that we want to share both triumphs and tragedies with our family and friends – and that includes posting online. However, it may be prudent to take a breath before de read more.
Jack Hart, DPT Physical Therapist Porter Hills Home Care Watch the Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. With the winter months come ice, snow, and hazardous weather. These winter conditions can be inconveniencing at best, and downright dangerous at their worst. Older adults, in particula read more.
Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Nurses work in a profession caring for people in many ways, probably more than you know. When most people think of a nurse they envision someone working in a hospital or passing medications. The truth is nurses have many roles. As the hea read more.
This past Tuesday, December 5th, 2017, the Council on Aging (COA) of Kent County held its annual Holiday Party & Socks for Seniors sock drive and what a great party it was! About 40 Council on Aging members joined forces to celebrate this holiday season and in the process, collected 123 pairs of read more.