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A Difference Maker: On-Site Care for Senior Living

A Difference Maker: On-Site Care for Senior Living

You may be surprised to learn that it is very rare for communities to actually have an onsite practice where residents can easily access physicians and advanced care staff. Holland Home is one of those exceptions. We sat down with Holland Home Medical Director, Dr. Duemler, to talk more about this important distinction and the benefits that it brings to residents here at Holland Home. […]

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Scams: How to Spot Them & Stop Them

Scams: How to Spot Them & Stop Them

We can thank technology for plenty of things—keeping us connected, providing us with endless information, and making many things more accessible. However, it’s also responsible for a growing amount of crime through scams and fraud. Unfortunately, a big target for these professional scammers is senior citizens. Through this blog, you’ll become more aware of how these fraudulent schemes operate and learn some steps you can take to prevent yourself from falling victim. […]

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Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, we recognize the many contributions the amazing women at Holland Home make to our organization and community. Our Director of Nursing, Tracy J., is one of the incredible women who make this place so special. Not only does she make a difference in the lives of residents each day, but she is also known for her tremendous leadership. […]

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The Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors

The Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai Chi has been used for centuries for both physical and mental training. In fact, it is often described as “meditation in motion.” With its gentle movements and deep breathing techniques, Tai Chi offers a number of benefits for seniors. That’s why Holland Home offers classes numerous times a week. […]

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Vibrant Living

Vibrant Living

For residents of Holland Home, Vibrant Living is second nature. It’s woven into their daily lives, and many times, without even realizing it, they are participating in this unique wellness model. It plays a big role throughout Holland Home, and words like “spiritual fulfillment” and “intellectual discovery” are mentioned daily. But, when we say these things, what exactly do we mean? How was Vibrant Living created? How does it affect our organization? To dig deeper into the meaning and purpose behind Vibrant Living, we sat down with Director of Resident Life, Marenta Klinger. […]

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Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Independent Living

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Independent Living

If you have reservations about moving into a senior living community, you’re not alone. Take Lois V., a resident at Breton Woods of Holland Home, for instance. Her dad was an administrator of a senior living community in California, and her mom lived at Holland Home, so senior living has always been on her radar. Still, she was hesitant to make the move. She thought she was too young and that she wouldn’t find friends her age that were still active and had the same interests, ultimately fearing she’d grow old faster by living there. […]

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Spring Cleaning for Aging Adults

Spring Cleaning for Aging Adults

As we age, maintaining a home becomes a bigger burden and the idea of spring cleaning can be overwhelming. Remember that not everything has to be done in one day or even in one week. Enlist the help of family and friends, prioritize getting rid of clutter, and you’ll soon see your space becoming cleaner and safer. […]

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