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Presbyterian Villages of Michigan is committed to serving seniors and communities. It’s our goal to be a first-line provider of resources, including information. Aging should be an adventure, not a scary trip!

In the PVM Blog, the experts at PVM will regularly publish articles and information. Topics may range from smart ways to age in place in your long-time home, to tips on how to shop for a senior community. We will have articles on transportation, wellness, nutrition, technology, activities, outlook-on-life, and more.

It is that time of year once again. Although spring seems to be slow in coming, senior providers are ready to go with our annual tribute to Older Americans Month in May and the chance to highlight the accomplishments and needs of our aging population. Seniors saved our country from tyranny and supported our schools, libraries, emergency responders and our communities in general. They still volunteer to help our society in so many ways as citizens, parents and grandparents.

To our readers: If you are fed up with impossible to open packaging and voice mail purgatory (being placed on hold for an inordinate amount of time or being bounced from extension to extension) feel free to share this information with companies with which you do business.

Scam artists are relentless when it comes to trying to steal personal information and life savings. They are also nimble to take advantage of any new opportunities that come their way. Their latest scam involves COVID relief issues. In fact, you may have already received robocalls, text messages or e-mails offering COVID-19 test kits in exchange for your personal or medical information. Do not give out your Medicare Number for COVID-19 test kits! Hang up immediately!

Medicare is providing important information on how to choose a nursing home. We are pleased to share that The Village of East Harbor continues its long-standing tradition of being rated as a 5⭐ nursing home. Our staff have earned that distinction via Service Excellence beyond compare:

January 18th would have been Betty White’s 100th Birthday. She almost made it passing away just recently. She was an icon and a role model for many inside and outside Hollywood. Her storied career of many decades included the Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls. She also appeared in many movies and even had a memorable commercial for a Super Bowl well into her later years. Betty was known for her quick wit and comedic timing. And she was known as well for her passion to save animals.