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“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.
Katie Joseph, MPA Director of Development Emmanuel Hospice Watch the 13 On Your Side Senior Wellness segment on this topic. It’s the time of year when bell ringers collect change, families volunteer at soup kitchens, and churches begin their Christmas toy drives. As the year wi 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.
Amy Rowland Social Worker Porter Hills Home Care Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Last week (Monday, January 22nd through Sunday, January 28th) was National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® a health observance week that aims to SHATTER THE MYTHS read more.
Jack Hart, DPT Physical Therapist Porter Hills Home Care Watch the Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. With the winter months come ice, snow, and hazardous weather. These winter conditions can be inconveniencing at best, and downright dangerous at their worst. Older adults, in particula read more.
Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Nurses work in a profession caring for people in many ways, probably more than you know. When most people think of a nurse they envision someone working in a hospital or passing medications. The truth is nurses have many roles. As the hea 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.
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.
Mariah Busch Neighborhood Guide Porter Hills Village Watch the WZZM Senior Wellness segment on this topic! For older adults, volunteering provides social opportunities, the ability to give back to the community, an active lifestyle, and meaningful engagement. Social Opportunities Volunteer read more.
Sarah Edwards, RDN Dale Simmons, Dining Services Director Porter Hills Dining Services Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Foods to keep your mind sharp: As we age the risk of developing Dementia, a general term for a decline in memory and thinking skills that a read more.