COVID-19 Update: June 18, 2020

A case of suspected COVID-19 infection was identified on our campus yesterday evening, 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... Read More

June 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Update: Visitation Remains Restricted

As you know, Michigan has moved into Stage 4 of the Michigan Safe Start Plan. Although many restrictions have been lifted and some businesses have begun their reopening plans, long-term care facilities are still required to restrict visitors and group interactions within our communities. The Governor has extended our restrictions through July 12 (executive order... Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE June 5, 2020

Dear Residents and Family Members, I am writing today to give you an update now that Governor Whitmer has announced the state is moving into Stage 4 of the Michigan Safe Start Plan. I also want to reassure you that we continue to have no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our community, in either residents... Read More

June 21: Father’s Day

Celebrate dads, grandfathers, uncles, and father-figures who have made a positive impact on a child’s life. Studies show that men who play an active role in their children’s lives stimulate all aspects of development: emotional, academic, behavioral, and social, even when those men don’t live in the same home as their children. This Father’s Day,... Read More
Coping with Stress

Coping with Stress

The current COVID-19 outbreak can be stressful for many people, especially seniors and their loved ones. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in both children and adults. But knowing the signs of stress can help you, the people you care about, and your community successfully cope with anxiety.... Read More
Online Safaris and Underwater Adventures

Online Safaris and Underwater Adventures

What is your favorite wild animal? Elephant? Lioness? Or maybe it’s a penguin? Have you ever wondered how long sea turtles live? Or know that otters use “tools” to eat their food? Watch your favorite animals through live webcams, explore habitats, learn about diets and discover underwater ecosystems and species from around the world by... Read More

Staying In Touch With Those You Love

Due to current social distancing guidelines, it’s important that we get creative with how to stay in contact with the people we love. The good news is that many options to see loved ones are available when you can’t interact in person, including apps like Zoom, Skype, Facetime, and Facebook Messenger! When contacting your loved... Read More
Stay Hydrated on National Iced Tea Day

Stay Hydrated on National Iced Tea Day

June 10th is National Iced Tea Day. Some people find it difficult to drink sufficient amounts of water daily, but iced, caffeine-free, tea might be the answer. Whether you like to sip it sweet or unsweet, flavored with lemon, peach, mint or equal amounts of lemonade or other fruit juices, iced tea could help to... Read More
Best Friend’s Day – June 8th

Best Friend’s Day – June 8th

Some people are lucky enough to have friendships that began in elementary school or later in school. Some develop a best friend in college, on-the-job or through parent groups. Best friend day is a holiday celebrated all over the world. It is a day you can take to let your very best friend know just... Read More

COVID-19 Update: May 15, 2020

Coronavirus and the resulting COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down. During this time, it brings our enduring priorities into focus: To deliver exceptional care and maintain a safe environment for our residents and employees. We know you might be concerned about the spread of this virus and how it may impact us at Grace Healthcare... Read More