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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.

Watch It!  Learn It!  Make It!  Eat It!

March is national nutrition month and to help celebrate the occasion, Village of Oakland Woods Wellness Coordinator Joelle Baughman has created a unique program called “How ‘bout Lunch?”. Every two weeks, starting March 11 through April 8, Joelle invites you to join her for lunch. But there’s a catch! For each lunch date, there is a specific dish (and beverage) Joelle would like you to make.

With the terrible cold and storms gripping our nation, I thought it is a good time to remind everyone of tips for surviving through the rest of winter:

We would like to share with you an important message from Altarum:

New report from Altarum offers recommendations to fortify the direct care workforce, which is challenged by low and stagnant wages despite strong demand and job growth

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.