July 11, 2020 – COVID-19 Update – No New Cases

We are happy to report that our resident and staff member who previously tested positive have officially recovered. We continue to have no new cases of COVID-19 infection in our community. As you may remember, another part of mitigating the spread of the pandemic is to have a plan for testing residents and healthcare personnel... Read More
National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day is Wednesday, July 31, 2020. The consumption of avocados has doubled since 2005 and quadrupled since 2000. Avocados have heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins C, E and K. The ancient Aztecs used the fruit for skin masks, and the 20th century cosmetic industry uses them in creams, lotions and... Read More

July 25: Wine & Cheese Day

The basic rule about pairing food with wine is that one shouldn’t overpower the other. Simply put, strong cheeses should pair well with strong wines, while mild cheeses would go well with mild wines. Acidic wines go perfectly well with pungent cheeses. Brie goes well with sparkling wine or Chardonnay while goat cheese matches well... Read More
Gorgeous Grandma Day

Gorgeous Grandma Day

Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More
World Watercolor Month

World Watercolor Month

Paintings contribute to the beauty of homes, offices, and business establishments. Whether you’re an adult, teenager, or child, learning how to paint can be fun and easy, especially if you are determined to develop this skill. If you’re unsure which medium to start with, you might want to try watercolor paintings. Watercolors are a beautiful... Read More
July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat May Protect Your Skin from the Sun

July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat May Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Researchers from Harvard University announced that lutein (LOO-teen) —a potent antioxidant found in such dark green, leafy vegetables as spinach and kale —may protect the skin from sun damage. “Lutein has been widely recognized for its eye health benefits for several years, but, our data is the first of its kind to suggest that lutein... Read More
Celebrating Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day

In 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed, a staged party was planned to celebrate the birth of America and the separation from England. Colonists, families and towns continued to celebrate the anniversary of this freedom yearly on July 4 with large crowds and festivities. However, it wasn’t until 1870 that the Fourth of... Read More

COVID-19 Update: July 1, 2020

We are pleased to share that we continue to have no new cases of COVID-19 infection in our community. In summary, we have one resident who remains on isolation precautions and is recovering, one staff member who continues to recover at home, and one staff member who has recovered from their COVID-19 infections.   Our team is... Read More

Name Change Temporarily on Hold

Dear Esteemed Family Member and Resident, I am writing to introduce myself and to keep you apprised of the happenings in our facility. As you may have heard, Grace Healthcare of Three Rivers will undergo a change in ownership. It is our goal to continue to provide the best care to you and your loved... Read More

COVID-19 Update: 6.20.20

As you know, on June 17 the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph County Health Department contacted us to let us know that one test result received through the testing we recently completed in collaboration with the National Guard, as part of the statewide COVID-19 testing initiative, was inconclusive. They explained that they recommend treating inconclusive test results as... Read More