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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.

Now that spring has finally sprung, it is time to get outdoors! Especially during this pandemic. It’s one of the safer things you can do. If you’re going to be around other people, make sure to mask up and stay at least 6 feet apart.

Recently in honor of Black History Month, one of our colleagues on the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology Board of Visitors sent a poem she authored about her experiences as a young girl of color in our segregated society at the time. Fir her it has had a happy ending with a full life:

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