Making a meaningful gift to do the things you think are important. That’s what Clarence D. Sterling did. Sterling is not only the namesake of a PVM donor society–he was the donor who started it all. His gift to buy the land at The Village of Redford–now almost 75 yea
November 11th was Veterans Day- a day to remember/thank all veterans for their service to our country. One day is just not enough. With 13 million veterans 55 or older*, PVM developed a program to put veterans first. No wait lists, all vets jump to the front of the line if
If you need yet another reason to hug an older adult – I have 7.8 minion of ‘em! 7.8 million children in the U.S. live in households headed by their grandparents or an older adult relative.* My first reaction to those numbers: “Wow! How could that be?” T
Almost 20% of the state’s population is 65 or older. Michigan has moved from the 30th oldest state in the USA to the 10th Older. WHY THIS MATTERS?
How Michigan addresses our aging population is crucial to its future success. Every region of Michigan is facing this challenge. Being a donor can change the lives of seniors by giving them access to a safe living space, activities, and healthy lifestyles–and so much mor
I heard a stat on aging recently that blew my mind: Scientists predict there is someone in the world today, already born, who will live to be 150 years of age. WOW! The first 150-year-old has already been born, that means plenty of us will be celebrating our 100th birthday
We have the 18th largest population of older adults in the 16th lowest older adult expectancy. In other words, there is still a lot of work to be done! The bright side…(other than the fact that Michigan outranks Ohio) is that the older adults living at a PVM Village have