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Together, We can Help the Helpers

First and foremost, we want to thank our amazing staff who has been dedicated to continuing to provide the highest level of care possible to our residents as well as everyone who has already reached out to offer their support, their time, and their talents during these unprecedented times. It is with that, we are looking again to our generous community for their help.

A Coronavirus Update from Mina Breuker

As the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) rapidly evolves, we want to assure you of the steps Christian Living Services and its affiliates (Holland Home, Faith Hospice, Reliance Community Care Partners, and Atrio Home Care) have taken, and are continuing to take in response to the virus to ensure the health and safety of our staff and those we serve. https://hollandhome.org/news/a-coronavirus-update-from-mina-breuker/

Holland Home Receives PAC Aware Designation

Memory Care Services: Leading the Way with PAC Aware Designation. This past November, Holland Home was made aware that they have been recognized as the first organization in the state of Michigan, and only the fifth organization nationally, to achieve the coveted “Designated Organization” accreditation from Positive Approach® to Care (PAC).

The Body Shop at Breton Ridge

The Vibrant Living model creates a wellness culture, a common goal shared across all departments and entities at Holland Home. It was this collaboration and culture that laid the foundation for the successful transformation of the fitness center, The Body Shop at Breton Ridge.

5 Cold Weather Safety Tips for Aging Adults

When temperatures fall, seniors run a higher risk of health problems and injury related to the weather. However, recognizing the risks and taking proper precautions can make many of the problems associated with the colder weather preventable. These cold weather safety tips will keep you safe and healthy this winter. [5 min. Read]

Laughter and Living Longer

There is an old adage about laughter being the best medicine. Well, as it turns out, it’s true. There are many benefits to laughing – especially as it relates to health and staying healthy longer.

The Memory Enhancing Power of Poetry

Like Sudoku, crosswords or any other brain games, memorizing works to stimulate the brain. Poetry, in addition to a mental workout, provides us with knowledge of a qualitatively and Physiologically different variety.