1990s

The 1990s

In the 1990s, the world was becoming a more connected place through advances in technology. Personal computers, the World Wide Web, and mobile phones made it possible for people to gather information from various sources and share it widely. These advances fundamentally changed the way we connect with information and people, and today it’s hard to imagine life any different. During this same decade, Providence was also looking for new ways to connect with people who needed care.


1992

Haven Park becomes part of the Providence Life Services family in 1992, offering Medicare-certified, Joint Commission-accredited skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services to seniors throughout western Michigan.

Haven Park becomes part of the Providence Life Services family in 1992, offering Medicare-certified, Joint Commission-accredited skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services to seniors throughout western Michigan.


1993-1994

In 1993, we form the Providence Home Health Care agency (now known as Providence At Home). This agency is licensed in 1994 to provide in-home care for people who are not ready to move in to a retirement or care community.

Providence At Home

By meeting people right where they live, we can help them maintain both their independence and their health like never before.


1994-1996

Richard C. Schutt

Richard C. Schutt serves the broader health care community by accepting leadership roles within Life Services Network, an association of not-for-profit senior care providers of Illinois.


1995

Rest Haven Central

1995 – Rest Haven Central begins offering sub-acute rehabilitation services through Marianjoy, becoming a place for recovery, not just convalescence.


1996

Rest Haven West

Rest Haven West receives the highest possible accreditation rating from Joint Commission (formerly known as Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations).

Rest Haven West and Saratoga Grove

1997-1998

Service extends to Michigan when Royal Park Place and Royal Atrium Inn are added to the Providence family.

Royal Park Place

1997 – Royal Park Place, a Retirement Living community in Zeeland, Michigan, is purchased and joins the Providence family.

Royal Atrium Inn

1998 – Royal Atrium Inn, an Assisted Living community in Zeeland, Michigan, joins the Providence family.

The merger is celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Open House.

Royal Park Place

Administrator Jeff Zylstra welcomes the broader community to an Open House at Royal Park Place and Royal Atrium Inn


1999

A new community is developed in Homer Glen, Illinois — Victorian Village would offer Assisted Living, Retirement Living, and Memory Support.

Victorian Village

1999 – Groundbreaking ceremony for Victorian Village

Victorian Village

Construction of Victorian Village nears completion

Victorian Village

1999 – Victorian Village is completed and open for business

Victorian Village

Grand Opening celebration at Victorian Village

Rest Haven South

1999 – Our skilled nursing communities in South Holland and Downers Grove, Illinois, begin offering rehabilitation in addition to skilled nursing services

More history — the 2000s >