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Porter Hills is excited to announce that we have been recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in West Michigan by the Michigan Business and Professional Association, for the 16TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR! We are delighted to have received this award which goes to show the dedicati read more.
Reanna Dawson, Rehabilitation Therapy Manager Porter Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center April is Occupational Therapy Month! Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Occupational therapists are health professionals that work with people of all ages to help them do what the read more.
Paige Hendrickson, RN Nurse Care Manager at Porter Hills Mayo Clinic Certified Wellness Coach Watch the WZZM Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. A comfortable chair, a well-aimed reading light… and a good book. Personally, this is an ideal way to spend time during a rainy Spri read more.
Unique class finds solutions to common aging issues by Nate Hoekstra photos by Amanda Pitts Grand Valley Magazine Americans, as a whole, are getting older. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of adults in the country over age 65 will nearly double to 84 millio read more.
Maegan Garlock Residential Living Community Engagement Manager Porter Hills Village Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. Dementia is a debilitating condition that affects one in ten people 65 years and older. It is, even more common in people aged 85 and olde read more.
According to Indeed.com, average job tenure is currently around seven years; Porter Hills has 88 employees that have been with our company for longer than 10 years! With just over 500 employees, this is quite an achievement! Congratulations to these employees. We are grateful for all they do read more.
Allison Kampmueller, MA CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Porter Hills Home Care Swallowing disorders can occur as a result of many medical conditions, such as: a stroke brain injuries Parkinson's other neurological conditions that effect the head and neck. However, even health read more.
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.