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National Skilled Nursing Week- Nadine Byrum

National Skilled Nursing Care Week is one of the most important events of the year for nursing homes.  Held annually since 1967 and always beginning on Mother’s Day, National Skilled Nursing Care Week is May 12-18, 2019. The observance is sponsored by the American Health Care Association and recognizes the role of skilled nursing care […]

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Fate Brings Together Two Dachshund Lovers at UMRC

As United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) expands its Kresge Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center (Kresge Center) and completes the next phase of renovations, some residents have moved to new, private quarters, with the help of UMRC staff serving as “moving buddies.”  UMRC Foundation office manager, Jennifer Amormino, was one of those thoughtful team members who offered […]

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Focus on Faith – Understanding Racism is ‘Soul Work’ for Group of Residents at Chelsea Retirement Community (CRC)

Focus on Faith –  Rev. Lois McCullen Parr, member of UMRC’s Spiritual Life team, and Rev. Jackie Holdsworth, a retired United Methodist pastor and resident of CRC’s Prairie Cottages, teamed up to facilitate “Making the Invisible Visible” – a class on the reality of racism, offered for residents at CRC. “It’s not a comfortable class,” […]

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