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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Is Home Care Part of Your Dementia Management Strategy?

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Nearly half of Americans age 85 and older have Alzheimer’s. Most people with dementia have one or more other serious medical diseases. Dementia complicates management of these conditions. Home Care by Resthaven uses proven strategies to help you manage your

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A True Maple Woods “Ace”

Margaret Munro

by Mark deRoo, Resthaven's former Director of Development Not too long ago, Maple Woods resident Margaret Munro attended a high school class reunion. Each person was asked to describe something unique they’ve done.  In her own unabashed way, Margaret answered

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Reflections from a Maple Woods Resident’s Family

Bill Tarnosky and sister Carol VanOmen returned to thank the staff at Maple Woods for their mother's care.

Bill Tarnosky from Peoria, Illinois, and his sister, Carol VanOmen from Jenison, returned to Resthaven's Maple Woods to visit. It was the first time returning to Maple Woods since their mother, Shirley Tarnosky, passed away there in August. It was

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The Stamp Lady

Lois VanWoerkom

By Laura Kool, Admissions Coordinator & Social Worker at the Resthaven Care Center The "Stamp Lady." That's how everyone knew my Grandma, Lois Woerkom. She had a large collection of stamps from all different countries and would spend hours organizing

Posted in The Stories of Resthaven