During The Holidays, We Go All Out

  During this special time of year, we celebrate to the hilt. A seemingly endless list of daily holiday activities are featured as we sing carols while decking the halls of Henry Ford Village. We spread the holiday joy and cheer at Henry Ford Village with activities like weekly holiday-themed concerts, ice-carving demonstrations, Santa visits Continue reading

Daylight: The Benefits Shine Through

  WE ALL FEEL BETTER WHEN WE SPEND TIME OUTSIDE There’s no arguing it’s essential for our physical and mental health. After all, vitamin D is vital for building strong bones and muscles, and its deficiency is most commonly associated with rickets as well as an increased risk of malignancies and several Continue reading

This November 6th, Get a jump on your holiday shopping

Combine holiday gift-giving with a sense of community at Henry Ford Village’s annual Pre-Holiday Shopping Spree. Every year this huge event means you can beat the holiday rush and spend a fun-filled afternoon finding the perfect holiday gifts — the one-of-a-kinds. Henry Ford Village residents have been working hard all year so Continue reading

Vitamin D

Essential for strong bones, vitamin D is produced by the body in response to sunlight. It helps the body absorb calcium, which is critical to bone strength and health. As the vitamin D Council explains, without vitamin D, our bodies may lose bone tissue, leading to bone pain, muscle weakness and possible skeletal Continue reading

Skilled Nursing: What you can expect

When you or someone you love require more attention than a typical caregiver can provide, ensure you have access to skilled nursing care. Skilled nursing care facilities, such as Henry Ford Village, are licensed, inspected and regulated by a state’s Department of Health Services. In order to be certified by Medicare or Continue reading

Give Your Brain a Healthy Workout

Retain your youthfulness and well-being and improve memory decline over time by keeping your brain’s neural pathways balanced. Since these senses tend to dull over time, mental exercise is just as important as the physical kind. Prevention is key — here are just a few ways to keep your brain Continue reading

Retiring Isn’t What it Used to Be — It’s Better

Most seniors today are living longer and are far healthier than in years past. This means they’re seeking communities that celebrate independence with amenities like security, maintenance-free living and healthcare. At Henry Ford Village, you get all that — and more: All Freedom. No Maintenance. Henry Ford Village staff handles Continue reading

This Summer, Keep Yourself Cool

Temperatures that reach record highs can cause heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps and dehydration to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Tips to Cool Down Exercise in early morning or late evening, when it’s cooler Dial down your level of exertion, walk instead of run Wear light-colored, loose-fitting, cotton clothing Continue reading