First in Illinois: residents move into Small House

HOMER GLEN, Ill. (February 2015) — The first Small House residents in the state of Illinois received a celebrity’s welcome at Victorian Village Health & Wellness Center on Monday, Feb. 2. Viola Van Dam, 94, and Della Riley, 90, moved into the newly-opened skilled nursing home yesterday morning, in a celebration complete with ribbon-cutting, welcome […]

2014 Annual Report

TINLEY PARK, Ill. (January 2015) — One hundred years ago, in 1914, a parsonage was transformed into the first Holland Home, a retirement community serving 14 residents. We celebrate those humble beginnings — and our bright future — in this year’s Annual Report. Click the image to download the PDF! And thank you for being […]

Providence through three generations

CRETE, Ill. (January 2015) — To Becky Huiner, Village Woods residents feel like family — especially when they are family. Becky serves as the Community Coordinator at Village Woods, a Christian retirement and assisted living community. She works with the admissions and marketing departments, organizing events, conducting tours, and helping independent living residents get settled […]

Providence rehab centers add new technology

PALOS HEIGHTS and DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (January 2015) – We have the technology. The AlterG Bionic Leg and the EarlySense monitoring system — which tracks vital signs through a sensor under a bed’s mattress — are the newest technological advances added to sub-acute rehab care at Providence Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Palos Heights. Providence […]

Providence of Zeeland welcomes new administrator

ZEELAND, Mich. (January 2015) — Providence Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Zeeland welcomed its new administrator, Rick VandenBerg, in December. With a background in nursing and years of experience in leadership, management, and clinical operations, VandenBerg brings a broad range of skills to his position at the community. VandenBerg, a native of Grand Rapids, Mich., […]