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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.

During this season there is a renewed emphasis on compassion. I am sharing this powerful story regarding the power of compassion in healing others. McFarlan Home has a resident who had shut out the entire world when she arrived. Her “family” consisted of four bears, stuffed animals which she had named. She would only communicate with them and through them.

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of making things easier for Michigan constituents. They have taken note of the important part this can play for ease and convenience during these times. It appears that the office and many other government and service organizations will be doing the same well into the future. Here are some of these services which the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office has announced:

One life lesson which will probably stay with all of us forever from these times is how important it is to be prepared. Now with cold weather coming at us I decided to remind us all of some good survival tips. I hope your power stays on for the entire Winter. Just in case here are important tips:

We would like to welcome a new guest blogger to you. Tam Perry is an expert on housing challenges for seniors with affordable housing. Here are two of her recent articles which have garnered international attention.

A Harbinger of Better Days to Come

As the saying goes, “it’s always darkest before the dawn.” On Monday, December 21, 2020 at 5:02 a.m., the Sun will be directly above the Tropic of Capricorn, the imaginary circle around the Earth south of the Equator that demarks the southernmost position at which the Sun can appear directly overhead. In the Northern Hemisphere, we refer to this moment in time as the Winter Solstice.