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Kristi Schneider, PT, DPT, GCS LifeCircles–PACE, Holland Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. As our bodies age, changes occur that impact our physical function. General effects of aging include: loss of tissue elasticity, mineral loss in bones and loss of mu read more.
Paige Hendrickson Wellness Coordinator, Avenues by Porter Hills Avenues by Porter Hills is a membership program for people who live at home and have services come to them. We help our members stay independent, proactively pursuing optimum health and wellness. If their health status changes, t 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.
Angela Lindeman, RN BSN Case Manager Porter Hills Home Care Click here to view the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. As a former Emergency Room nurse, I took care of patients whose lives were forever changed by heart disease. I have witnessed the residual effects of a stroke i read more.
Mariah Busch Wellness Coordinator Winter safety is crucial, especially in an area like Grand Rapids where we can get the lake effect snow and ice. Although we were fortunate enough to have a late winter start, the snow and dangerous weather conditions are here. Winter safety is important for all read more.
Maegan Garlock - Wellness Director Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Spring is upon us and with it comes the feelings of new growth and rejuvenation. Michiganders are eager to feel the warm air and see flowers begin to grow from the recently snow-covered g read more.
Mariah Busch, Wellness Coordinator Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. As we age, social interaction is crucial to our health and wellbeing. As years pass we may find ourselves becoming less involved or lacking interest in activities. In order to maintain a read more.
Maryanne Katz – Porter Hills Fitness Specialist Joint pain associated with arthritis is the most common complaint that doctors treat, affecting many millions. While arthritis occurs with increasing frequency as we age, it’s never too early to start taking an active role in protecting yo read more.
Andrea Van Beek, EMT-P, RN – Porter Hills Home Care Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the primary cause of death in the United States for both men and women, claiming almost 1 million lives annually. O read more.
Maryanne Katz, Fitness Specialist Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. As we age, our activity levels often decrease. It can be due to a variety of reasons: arthritis (which effects 1 of 2 Americans), a major fall (which 1 of 3 people will suffer) or s read more.