Category: Ohio

Optalis Healthcare completes $20M addition at ShorePointe Health and Rehab – St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Optalis Acquisitions

Optalis Healthcare continues to invest in high-quality care and services. Novi, Michigan February 19, 2023, Optalis Healthcare, a leader in post-acute rehabilitation and long-term care providing care and services in Michigan and central Ohio, has completed a $20M addition at ShorePointe Health and Rehab in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. The new unit, called “The St. … Continue reading Optalis Healthcare completes $20M addition at ShorePointe Health and Rehab – St. Clair Shores, Michigan

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

9 Gift Ideas That Are Perfect for Someone in the Hospital

Gift Boxes

If your friend or family member is in the hospital, it’s natural to want to bring them something when you visit. However, how do you know what gift will be appropriate and appreciated? To help you out, here are some hospital gift ideas (that aren’t flowers!) that are perfect for older adults. What to Bring Someone in … Continue reading 9 Gift Ideas That Are Perfect for Someone in the Hospital

Helping a Senior with Medicare Open Enrollment

Helping a Senior with Open Enrollment

Every fall we receive questions about Medicare open enrollment from adult children in the area. Because many of them are not yet eligible for Medicare, they need advice on how to help their aging parent navigate through the yearly open enrollment process. What is Medicare Open Enrollment? For those unfamiliar with the open enrollment period, … Continue reading Helping a Senior with Medicare Open Enrollment

How to Vote When Living at an Assisted Living Community

Election Day is Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Voting is a fundamental right of all Americans, therefore, federal laws are in place to ensure everyone has the right to vote regardless of where they live. This means there are accommodations in place to help those living — or temporarily recovering — in assisted living or skilled … Continue reading How to Vote When Living at an Assisted Living Community

Fire Safety Resources for Seniors

October is National Fire Prevention Awareness Month. For older adults, the risk of being harmed or fatally injured in a fire is more than double that of younger adults. When a senior reaches the age of 85 their risk climbs to nearly five times higher. That means that while seniors make up only 13% of … Continue reading Fire Safety Resources for Seniors