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