Renovations are complete on the four floors in the “A” and “C” wings of Raybrook Manor. The new design includes a central gathering place, dining room and kitchen. “We wanted to get away from long corridors with endless doors like you would see in a hotel,” said Amy Thayer, senior living consultant. “The new layout creates a much homier atmosphere and we hope it will encourage socialization among the residents.”
Holland Home, Faith Hospice, and Trillium Institute are pleased to announce that John Mulder, MD, FAAHPM, HMDC has been recognized by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) with the 2019 Project on Death In America (PDIA) Palliative Medicine Community Leadership Award. Dr. Mulder is Medical Director of the Trillium Institute, an affiliate of Holland Home.
In the past we have sent out communication pieces to our residents and families a couple of times per year. By the time we have the piece printed and mailed it is old news. This year we are trying something different—a quarterly email. The purpose of the email is to give you an update of what is happening throughout the organization.
Last night, Rethinking Dementia, Accelerating Change received WOOD TV's "Caring for Community" Award! Rethinking Dementia was started by Holland Home and 16 community partners to work on improving the lives of people affected by dementia through promoting better access to quality supports and services through innovative community collaboration.
Osteoporosis is often called the "silent disease" because it is symptomless. People may not even realize they have osteoporosis until it has advanced to the point where their bones are so weak that a sudden strain, bump, or fall causes a hip to fracture or a vertebra to collapse. The estimated cost of osteoporosis and related fractures is now approximately 14 billion dollars annually.