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Beware! Not All Assisted Livings Are The Same

In West Michigan, we are blessed with well over 100 different assisted living communities. Not only do each of these communities look different and offer different amenities, more importantly they are licensed differently… Read More

VA Aid and Attendance

VA Aid and Attendance: A Little Known Financial Resource for Veterans Did you know that there are over 650,000 living veterans in Michigan according to the US Department of Veteran Affairs? Of that… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

The situation of every family we assist is unique, but many of the questions we are asked are very similar! Although it seems complicated, there are solutions to these frequently asked questions and… Read More

Alive Inside Documentary

ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the… Read More

Toll of Caring for Elderly Increases

By: Kelly Greene A steep rise in people caring for elderly parents is taking a toll on the health and finances of many baby boomers, a new study says. Older caregivers who work… Read More

Book of the Month ~ The Geography of Memory: The Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s

In The Geography of Memory: The Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s, Award – Winning Poet Jeanne Murray Walker tells an extraordinarily wise, witty and quietly wrenching tale of her mother’s long passage into dementia. This… Read More

Embracing a New Normal: Dealing with Grief

When life-changing events disrupt what was once normal, it’s important to work through the grief process to embrace a new reality— By Cheryl Hammons, CSA Change can be hard, especially as people age…. Read More

Funding Senior Housing

Learning about funding senior housing can be overwhelming for most people. How do you decide for yourself or a loved one which option is best: staying home and using home care and other… Read More

Family Caregiver University

Caregiving can be both rewarding and challenging. Many times individuals are thrown into this role with no training and, often, no support. Family Caregiver University provides practical education and support to caregivers in… Read More

Warning Signs: Is it Time to Move Mom and Dad?

What are some warning signs it might be a good idea to move Mom or Dad 1. Mobility issues: This is a common reason why families consider assisted living, an elderly loved on… Read More