NEWS & UPDATES

Community information, events and news at Resthaven.

When I Grow Up.

When I Grow Up.

Written by Rev. Leigh Boelkins Van Kempen -  “Tell everyone who is discouraged, ‘Be strong and don’t be afraid! God is coming to your rescue.’” (Isaiah 35: 4)One of the blessings of spending time with older people is that we can have wonderful role models. People who...

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Resthaven CFO Retires

Resthaven CFO Retires

Resthaven Chief Financial Officer Bev Donahue will retire in June. Bev started at Resthaven in June of 1998 and has been the Finance Director since then. During her 22 years of service, Bev has been a fundamental member of the leadership at Resthaven. She has been a...

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Warm Friend News

Warm Friend News

Warm Friend Director Susan DeJong announced her resignation from Resthaven effective end of May. Susan has served Resthaven for 18 years and has been instrumental in the revitalization of The Warm Friend, transitioning it from assisted living to the thriving...

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In this together.

In this together.

Update from President & CEO, Deedre Vriesman. I would be lying if I said that times have been easy. It has been difficult to implement the always-changing restrictions from the CDC, MDHHS, CMS and the governor. But yet, recently I received an email from my pastor...

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Special Attention to our Memory Care Residents.

Special Attention to our Memory Care Residents.

COVID-19 has many more implications than simply respiratory symptoms, especially for those in our memory care units. It is difficult for people with dementia to understand why their family is not able to visit, why they can’t sing hymns together in the chapel, or why...

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Tulip Time at Resthaven.

Tulip Time at Resthaven.

Tulip Time is always a big celebration for both the city of Holland and Resthaven residents. This year Tulip Time was canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, but our staff and residents were able to find creative ways to celebrate! Our Life Enrichment Team worked...

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What caring for the whole person looks like during COVID-19.

What caring for the whole person looks like during COVID-19.

PHYSICAL Our nursing care is the same excellent standards with extra precautions for these times. Each building is coordinating exercises for residents within the gathering restrictions. The Care Center and Maple Woods are leading hallway exercises with residents...

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Order, Disorder, Re-order.

Order, Disorder, Re-order.

Written by: Rev. Leigh Boelkins Van Kempen  It’s a strange time all around. It’s strange at home. It’s strange at stores. It’s strange with our families. And it’s strange for churches. If your church is like mine, everything is being offered via the internet. So, on...

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