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HCK's Mission calls upon us to Celebrate Life and Honor the Soul. We serve a wide variety of resident needs from independent living up through skilled care and rehabilitation services. We strive to provide a superior depth and range of programs that address those needs from clinically focused programs that improve the quality of care to equally well-designed programs that enrich the quality of life.

Our programs and Kalamazoo Senior Services are designed to engage our residents and are tailored to each individual's needs:

Four Reasons To Love Assisted Living During Our Kalamazoo Winters

Winter weather is easier with assisted living.
12/29/2017

As we’re watching the temperatures swing from the 50s to single digits, it’s the perfect time to remember how great it is for seniors who’ve made the decision to move into assisted living. Winter here in Michigan comes with its own set of special challenges for seniors – challenges that assisted living solve! 

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Plan Ahead for Holiday Visits with Seniors In Independent and Assisted Living Facilities

assisted living
11/23/2017

Seniors in independent and assisted living love the opportunities to visit with family and friends throughout the holiday season. When making plans to bring a senior to your home, remember that there are some important 

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October 2017 Employee of the Month - Sneha Badinehal

11/8/2017

Please congratulate Sneha Badinehal, the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo October Employee of the Month

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Stay Active! Senior Living Is Stronger With Immunizations

Active Senior living includes time with family
10/25/2017

Some seniors and older adults think that immunizations are just for kids, but if you want to keep up your active senior living you’ll also want to keep your immunizations up-to-date. As seniors of the greatest generation and the baby boomers, you grew up in an era when people feared smallpox and polio. Vaccines saved many lives, and they still do. Although we’re not too concerned about smallpox anymore, taking vaccines today can still prevent life threatening illness to yourself and your loved ones. Check with your doctor to see if 

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September 2017 Employee of the Month - Craig Smith

10/10/2017

Please congratulate Craig Smith, the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo September Employee of the Month

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Planning Ahead with Memory Care for Adults With Dementia

Work together to plan ahead for memory care.
9/25/2017

Do you have a family member navigating the diagnosis of dementia? At Heritage Community, we work with many families in your position. If your neurologist has determined that you are dealing with one of the forms of dementia, we want you to know there is quality memory care available in the Kalamazoo area, and actionable steps you can take through the stages ahead.

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August 2017 Employee of the Month - Paige Heys

8/31/2017

Please congratulate Paige Heys, the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo August Employee of the Month

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Our Active Thriving Community

active senior living
8/9/2017

At Heritage Community our seniors are lively and energetic. They love to get out into the community and to attend activities and classes on campus. From an evening at the theater, to cardio drumming, our residents are able to enjoy their lifelong interests and to learn new routines. As a win-win, these acitivities are fun and they help with cognitive and social skills.

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July 2017 Employee of the Month - Lynn Toennessen

8/7/2017

Please congratulate Lynn Toennessen, the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo July Employee of the Month

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Which Rehabilitation Therapy Is Right For You?

7/13/2017

At the Heritage Community, we pride ourselves on the excellent rehabilitation therapy we provide. At our Upjohn Rehabilitation & Care Center we make sure we understand each clients goals so that we can make a specialized plan together. That plan may include Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, or a combination of the three. Let’s explore each of these and discuss their benefits.

Tags: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Therapy, Speech Therapy