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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.
Paige Hendrickson, Porter Hills Nurse Care Manager and Certified Wellness Coach-Mayo Clinic Watch the WZZM Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Do you remember questions on standardized tests that asked which word doesn’t relate to the others? Now, answer that question about the follo read more.
Porter Hills is excited to announce, Karen Lehman, Porter Hills Interim President/CEO has been appointed as CEO of MHS, effective May 1, 2018. Karen will continue to serve as Porter Hills Interim President/CEO through February 2018. Karen has more than 25 years of leadership experience i read more.
Sara Lowe Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. A theme is selected each year by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association. The theme for 2017 is "It's about how you live". One of the biggest misconceptions about hospice is that read more.
Amy Rowland Social Worker Porter Hills Home Care Watch the WZZM Senior Wellness segment on this topic. As a social worker who works in home care, Advanced Directives are a topic that I address nearly every day. While some people may see advanced directives and con read more.
Elizabeth Zeldes, CPA Senior Advisory Services, PLLC Porter Hills Foundation Board, Trustee Watch the WZZM13 segment on this topic. Susan receives an e-mail informing her that her personal information was stolen when Equifax was breached and she should fill out the attached form and return read more.
Non-traditional, Integrated Model Points to a 52% Reduction in Hospital ER Visits, 38% Reduction in Inpatient Visits & More Keeping at-risk seniors in their homes and out of hospital emergency rooms has been a daunting and often expensive task. In fact, individuals who are 55 and older with l read more.
Paul Babcock Information Technology Director Porter Hills Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Seniors are adopting the use of technology more than ever to keep in touch and communicate with family and friends. Use of Email is still a popular way to communica read more.
Take a look at our latest commercial! If you'd like to learn more about life at a Porter Hills Community please call 616-949-4975. https://youtu.be/6HizOrwMPtA read more.
Tamara Tiethoff Life Enrichment Coordinator Meadowlark Retirement Village Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Quality of life is defined as the general well-being in terms of standard health, comfort, and happiness experienced by an individual or group. Although that may read more.