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The Vern & Lois Boersma Cottage, Leading Holland in Specialized Senior Living

Resthaven's Vern & Lois Boersma Cottage is a Green House Project residence. This is a successful and innovative approach to providing the best possible care for seniors. If you would like to learn more about the Green House Project, see

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Helping Seniors Maintain a Healthy Diet

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I am trying to work with my mom’s eating habits. She lives with me, but when I travel for work she has such a bad and irregular diet. If left to her own devices, she chooses processed microwavable meals that

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Providing Appropriate Pastoral Care to Seniors

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My mother was raised a Catholic and still observes those traditions and values. She is beginning to have difficulty recalling people and moments in her life. This is making her easily frustrated and depressed, with periods of anger when she

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Caring for Those with Dementia

My sister and I first thought the changes with Mom were part of the aging process. My mom would be forgetful of items like keys and dates of appointments. However, when we recently visited we realized that attention to her

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