Insightsthe blog of Porter Hills
“Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10). Ken and Arloa Vander Kolk had a storybook marriage, says their daughter, Judy Levick. “It was an amazing love story. They were happily married for nearly 68 years.” Both from Zeeland, Michigan, their courtship began while Ken was a pre read more.
Sara Lowe, LMSW Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, which is about bringing awareness to discussing hospice with loved ones. Each year, the Hospice and Palliative Care Asso 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.
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, th 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.
Jessica Mays, RN Porter Hills Home Care Clinical Manager View the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Flu shots, who needs them? Actually, almost everyone does. Getting an annual flu shot is the best way to prevent the flu. If you are over 6 months of age and do not have a compromise read more.
Mariah Busch, Wellness Coordinator Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic! Traveling can be a great way to spend special time with family, create memories and enjoy new experiences. Even with the anticipation of a fun, new adventure, this can also create stre read more.
Maegan Garlock - Wellness Director Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. 44 million people are thought to be affected by dementia. By 2030, that number is expected to climb to 76 million. That translates to 1 in 5 people between the ages of 65 and 85 and 1 in read more.
Jessica Mays Nursing Clinical Manager, Porter Hills Home Care Navigating a loved one’s aging process can be a very difficult situation. When your loved one can no longer care for themselves, it is time to seek help. But what kind of care environment is the best choice for your family? What read more.