The Blog of UMRC & Porter Hills
LifeCircles PACE Improves Quality of Life For Participant Pat McCarry
Did You Know? UMRC & Porter Hills five PACE sites (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) help nearly 1,000 low-income, nursing home-eligible older adults each year, across 15 counties, to live independently in their own homes and communities. These include Huron Valley PACE in Ypsilanti, Thome PACE in Jackson, Senior CommUnity Care of Michigan in Lansing, and LifeCircles PACE with locations in Muskegon and Holland.
Celebrating National PACE Month
The National PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Association (NPA) has designated September as National PACE Month, an opportunity to celebrate the work of PACE nationwide. This year’s theme of “Living at Home: Your Goal, Our Priority” sums up the purpose of PACE – to help nursing-home eligible older adults remain living independently in their home and community for as long as possible.
Focus on Faith: Connie Steele’s Healthy Spirit
August is National Wellness Month! Spiritual wellness is an important part of our overall health and well-being. Read more about Connie Steele’s faith journey as she assists with the spiritual health of residents at The Thome Rivertown Neighborhood in Detroit.
Implementing the Action Pact Household Model at Kresge Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center
August is National Wellness Month! This month, we look forward to sharing stories with you of the many ways that wellness is fostered and promoted to ensure the best possible health and well-being of the older adults we serve at UMRC & Porter Hills.