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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.

Please let us know your ideas for topics and comments on our articles. We succeed as seniors in our community have the best Aging Adventure!

We are hearing from residents, their caregivers and board members how pleased they are with the rollout of Covid vaccines. They are most appreciative. Tom Wyllie, PVM Director of Wellness and Innovation, and Katrina Summersett, Director of Risk Management and Corporate Compliance, along with home office staff and leadership at our communities, deserve our gratitude for making this happen. Tremendous advocacy and attention to detail played an important role.

What a difference a year makes. Like me, at this time last year you were most likely gearing up to celebrate Valentine’s Day. You were looking forward to spending some quality time with family and friends or to spending the day snuggling up with that special someone. Little did either of us know that shortly thereafter a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic would hit that would keep us from being with our loved ones for months on end.

During this season there is a renewed emphasis on compassion. I am sharing this powerful story regarding the power of compassion in healing others. McFarlan Home has a resident who had shut out the entire world when she arrived. Her “family” consisted of four bears, stuffed animals which she had named. She would only communicate with them and through them.

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of making things easier for Michigan constituents. They have taken note of the important part this can play for ease and convenience during these times. It appears that the office and many other government and service organizations will be doing the same well into the future. Here are some of these services which the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office has announced:

We would like to welcome a new guest blogger to you. Tam Perry is an expert on housing challenges for seniors with affordable housing. Here are two of her recent articles which have garnered international attention.