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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.

Staying in Your Home vs. Moving to a Life Plan Community

Although life plan communities offer residents many conveniences and amenities, the top reason that seniors visit, and eventually move to Vista Grande Villa, is their desire to move to a community with a full continuum of care services. Not knowing what services they may need in the future, a continuum of care promises their needs will be taken care of, without needing to move again.

PVM President & CEO Roger Myers conducts a tour of many PVM communities.

We welcome back guest blogger Peter Lichtenberg, Director of both the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute & the Institute of Gerontology as well as the Director of the Wayne State University Life Span Alliance.

During these times we are thankful for his wisdom on how to deal with grief. This is even more important during these turbulent times. Our hearts go out to all who are grieving.

May is Older Americans Month. It is more important than ever that we recognize the positive impact older Americans have made on our society and to assure that we join with them in a meaningful life. We are pleased to share an Older Americans Month message from the Administration for Community Living which houses The Administration on Aging at the federal level. The promise of spring and summer with all of its glorious sights and sounds heralds in a promise for a better future.

It seems that scammers and swindlers never sleep! They seem to be working 24/7 to steal every dollar we have ever earned. Beyond stealing someone’s identity, these scoundrels get more creative all the time. They obviously have no compassion. Rather than pausing their devious actions during these turbulent times they have upped their game. Some new scams related to COVID-19 include: