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Staying Heart Healthy at Home

Heart Healthy Meal

Dear Tacy: My parents are both retired and starting to slow down a bit. I’m a little concerned that their more sedentary lifestyle is putting them at risk for heart problems. Do you have any tips you can share on how to keep your heart healthy as you grow older? Ruth Dear Ruth: I do! … Continue reading Staying Heart Healthy at Home

Optalis Healthcare Acquires Promedica Healthcare – Michigan

Optalis Acquisitions

Novi, Michigan December 30th 2022, Optalis Healthcare, a leader in post-acute rehabilitation and long-term care providing care and services in Michigan and central Ohio, has acquired 9 Promedica locations in Michigan. The move to acquire the centers started 4th quarter-2022 following the announcement that Promedica was exiting skilled nursing to focus on other components of … Continue reading Optalis Healthcare Acquires Promedica Healthcare – Michigan

Preventing Vitamin D Deficiency

What You Should Know about COVID-19

Older adults in the Midwest are at higher risk for a vitamin D deficiency during the winter than their friends in southern climates. That is because most of us spend less time outdoors during the winter. Less exposure to sunlight means the body has less opportunity to produce vitamin D naturally. More and more studies … Continue reading Preventing Vitamin D Deficiency

Assisted Living at Cranberry Park

assisted living

Are you looking for an assisted living community that combines the security of care with the comforts of home? Cranberry Park’s Assisted Living communities are the perfect place for you or your loved one. We provide assistance with daily activities in a modern, active setting that allows residents to live independent, satisfying lives. Services and … Continue reading Assisted Living at Cranberry Park

7 Tips for Holiday Planning

Holiday Planning

If this is your loved one’s first year in a long-term care community, holiday planning can be a stressful time. Even if they’ve lived there for some time, it can still be difficult. Your celebrations will be different from how they were in years past — but “different” doesn’t have to mean “bad.” Here are … Continue reading 7 Tips for Holiday Planning

Top 10 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Being a family caregiver during frosty northern winters can be especially challenging. From power outages to slip and fall accidents on black ice, being prepared is key. Here are our top ten suggestions: Preparing for Winter Emergency Kit: Ice and snow storms can keep individuals stuck indoors for several days in a row. Make sure to … Continue reading Top 10 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors