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Providence of Zeeland first in Michigan to use Bionic Leg

ZEELAND, Mich. (February 2015) — We have the technology — and now it’s in Michigan. Providence Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center of Zeeland (Mich.) is now using the AlterG Bionic Leg to help clients 
get moving again — and it is the first rehab center in the state to have this technology. Providence of Zeeland joins […]

Ivan Van Essen first on staff at PPSJ

ST. JOHN, Ind. (February 2015) — Construction crews have started work on Park Place of St. John, the first Providence Life Services community in Indiana, and the first employee for the campus has been hired: Ivan Van Essen has been named Community Relations Director, and his goal is to share information about the complex that […]

Residents show their hearts some love with SeniorFITness

Whether you have a sweetheart or not, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to think about your own heart — specifically, about heart health. Every year since 1963, the President has issued a proclamation declaring February “American Heart Month.” (You can read this year’s official proclamation here.) The American Heart Association notes that there are many things […]

Students, residents benefit from intergenerational classes

ELMHURST, Ill. (February 2015) — When Timothy Christian High School added an interim term, called “Renew,” it was an opportunity for students to experience new things. For some students, that meant intergenerational learning. Timothy teachers created classes for the school’s new nine-day term, and five of them included interaction with residents at next-door senior living community […]

Elmhurst artist’s mural honors
Park Place residents

ELMHURST (February 2015) — Pat loved being a housewife, and she enjoys gardening; Art was a surgeon, tennis player, and golfer. These facts are posted in a freshly painted mural in the Gilead, the memory care area at Park Place Health and Wellness Center. The mural, painted by local artist Donna Castellanos, shares details about the […]