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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.
Leah Schmidt Speech-Language Pathologist Marywood Health Center Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. What physical activities keep your brain sharp? Social interaction is important in maintaining cognitive function. Hearing loss can lead to isolation in social situations, w read more.
Lisa Lea, YMCA Childcare Director Generations Child Development Center at Porter Hills Village Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic! As the population ages there is a great potential for linking young and old together through intergenerational programming. Everyday we intera read more.
Molly Rayman, MSW Director of Operations TANDEM365 Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. What is Advanced Care Planning (ACP)? Advance care planning (ACP) is an ongoing process in which patients, their families, and their healthcare providers reflect read more.
Seven individuals associated with Porter Hills, are being recognized for contributions to their communities and the field of aging services. The seven have been singled out from their peers across the state to receive 2017 LeadingAge Michigan awards. The awards were presented at a gala event in Ka read more.
Sarah Milanowski, LLMSW Intake and Outreach Coordinator LifeCircles-PACE, a Porter Hills PACE Partnership Click here to view the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. What is PACE? PACE is an acronym which stands for “Program of All-Inclusive care for the Elderly. They are lo read more.
April celebrates National Volunteer Week. It has been proven that volunteering not only benefits those we are serving, but also has lasting benefits for our own wellness. Many organizations rely on volunteers to help them serve the surrounding community and TANDEM365, a new program focused read more.
The healthcare system as a whole is fractured, fragmented, and difficult to maneuver. Healthcare providers and recipients are being penalized for a system that has been unable to fix itself. There are creative organizations all across the nation participating in innovative pilot programs in an effor read more.