Hospital Discharging to Home Hospitalization is a reality for many aging Michiganders. Illness or injury can result in the need for inpatient care to deal appropriately with an acute crisis. Once the crisis has been addressed, the Hospital Discharge team will assist with the transition out of the
How does 24/7 care help seniors in West Michigan? Many individuals find that as they age that changes in strength, mental clarity, or health make it hard to maintain their independence at home. Too many of these seniors assume that their only option is assisted living or a
We're celebrating 20 years of service! Leaves Personal Care is celebrating 20 years of providing in-home health care services for seniors in the West Michigan community. Having owned Leaves for 10 years, Brian and Ruth Wilson chose to celebrate God's goodness by refreshing the Leaves graphic identity. Ottoman
Home Care Legislative Update – Sept 2021 The National Association for Home Care & Hospice has introduced the Choose Home Care Act 2021, S. 2562. On their website they share, “Home care has long been a safe and effective alternative to care in an institutional setting. Reform of
Avoid these 7 common mistakes when looking for your home care provider. 1. Hiring private caregivers and managing things yourself The risks here are numerous and few people want the responsibility of being an employer. Hiring a private duty caregiver can expose you to a lot of liability.
Home Sweet Home Maybe you've seen the viral post about the gentleman who wants to live out his days in a Holiday Inn. Those kinds of posts certainly make for an amusing read but the reality is living in a hotel would grow wearisome quite quickly. The truth
The Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan wants to hear from you. They are requesting input from individuals aged 60 and older about the needs faced in the community. Home care, transportation services, meals and other senior services can be funded for those on limited income through