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Presbyterian Villages of Michigan is committed to serving seniors and communities. It’s our goal to be a first-line provider of resources, including information. Aging should be an adventure, not a scary trip!

In the PVM Blog, the experts at PVM will regularly publish articles and information. Topics may range from smart ways to age in place in your long-time home, to tips on how to shop for a senior community. We will have articles on transportation, wellness, nutrition, technology, activities, outlook-on-life, and more.

A person needs a guardian when he or she becomes physically, mentally or financially unable to function independently. The issue of a need for a guardian can arise in a number of ways. Sometimes loved ones will not be able to deal with their own activities of daily living, such as grooming or household chores and cooking. Or family may realize that their loved one is giving away money to lots of charities, ordering many magazines or having trouble with paying their bills. Often healthcare providers will require a guardian if they sense these issues. It is important to determine how necessary this action is and have all in agreement.

As you are all aware, due to concerns about COVID-19, our annual Village Victory Cup competition that was scheduled to take place on June 7th at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi had to be cancelled. That’s the bad news. The good news is that we have found a way to move ahead with the competition.

One of the best gifts we can give ourselves and loved ones is to be prepared in case of any adverse events medically or cognitively.

Vote

The election will be here very soon! Remember that voting is a right folks have fought and died for. Many citizens around the world do not have this right. So please exercise your right to vote. Take action now! Request an absentee ballot as soon as possible to make sure it reaches your clerk’s office in time to cast your ballot via mail.

Once you have completed your ballot you can also utilize the more than 700 ballot drop box locations which are around the state. Although others are prohibited from telling you how to vote, they can drop off your ballot for you. Get some Return On Investment from your children and grandchildren! You can check with your local clerk’s office to find a location near you. 

Vote not only for yourself but to honor all those who sacrificed for this right!

Known for new beginnings, August has historically been the month we transition from summer to fall at month’s end. This year summer has been quite strange as we continue to follow guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID. It is frustrating for certain. All of us are beginning to feel a bit restless. PVM staff is doing all we can to help get us through this next stage and onto better times.