Firm introduces CDC-approved temporary shelters

With wildfires raging on America’s west coast and hurricanes to the east, 2020 has shaped up to be a uniquely rough year for natural disasters, COVID-19 notwithstanding.

The benefits of sourcing medical devices locally

In a world filled with so much uncertainty, one thing is sure: There are medical device manufacturers in your neighborhood that are thrilled to help you save patient lives.

What the disability rights movement and universal design can teach us about business and life in the age of COVID-19

The now tired tagline, “we’re all in this together,” may forever owe the COVID-19 pandemic for its fame, but it’s far from being a novel concept.

Focus on mental health as you return to work

As a mental health nonprofit focused on working with Michigan’s youth, we want to provide helpful tips that can be implemented to help mentally prepare you for your post-COVID-19 workplace.

Continuing healthy aging through motherhood and beyond

It is possible to feel good and be resilient in times of stress, including the stressful time of menopause transition.

Planning amid chaos: Why you should participate in National Healthcare Decisions Day

During times of uncertainty like we’re in now, it’s more important than ever to create a plan that leaves nothing to chance.

Seven daily habits to stay healthy and active during uncertain times

The Seven Essential Elements of Daily Success (SEEDS) can help you feel better through these stressful times while improving the odds of healthy aging.

How to talk about mental health with your employees

In a “pull yourself up by the bootstraps” world, there’s still great stigma around mental illness and seeking treatment. But since this crushing pandemic, a different approach must be taken to retain and engage our teams.

Mental health amidst the COVID-19 madness

COVID-19 updates are continuously making their way into headlines, and it seems there is a new recommendation, precaution or mandate shared with every blink...

COVID-19 and the medical device industry

Over the past few weeks, COVID-19 has been at the top of the news. The disease is impacting communities and industries across the globe...

Noticing changes in your aging loved ones during the holidays

The holiday season is a joyous time. Families come together to share delicious meals and celebrate traditions. When family members live out of state...

Patient advocacy in health care: 3 questions to ask

When the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors was founded, no long-term support existed for those impacted by burn injuries. Our founder saw a need...

A memory care community checklist

No one should have to care for a loved one with dementia alone. But finding someone you can trust to keep your loved one...

Changing with the times in a traditional field

When people hear the word “manufacturing,” most think of warehouses and assembly lines. They think of a traditional factory setting.As younger generations enter the...

Understanding the caregiver journey

Providing essential help for a loved one in need can be very enjoyable and gratifying, but it can also cause stress and exhaustion. While...

Quality in medical device manufacturing

Medical devices have the potential to greatly impact patients’ lives, which is a truth the medical device manufacturing industry keeps in mind at all...

The medical legacy of the Midwest

The medical industry relies on innovation and passionate people for new solutions to health care problems. Luckily, the Midwest has contributed significant advances in...

3D printing is revolutionizing the medical industry

Additive manufacturing, which also is referred to as “manufacturing with 3D printing,” is a technology that was first introduced in the 1980s. The process...

Coping with caregiver burnout

Caring for an aging loved one with dementia is a big responsibility, especially for working professionals who also must balance careers and families. In...

Don’t forget your sunglasses

It is officially springtime in Michigan and that means warmer weather, blooming flowers and more sunshine. While many people think of sunglasses simply as...

Patient safety and what health care organizations are doing about it

The World Health Organization defines patient safety as the “absence of preventable harm to a patient during the process of health care.” A certain...

Lifelong burn awareness

Whether they’re accidentally grabbing a hot pan, letting a match burn too far or spilling steaming coffee, most people have experienced a minor first-degree...

5 tips for keeping your New Year’s health resolutions

It's that time of year when many of us are setting one or more New Year’s resolutions related to our health.Unfortunately, most of these...

5 ways to stay healthy and safe during the holiday season

The holiday season should be filled with enjoyable time with family and friends, not illness and injury.Our team understands the importance of keeping Michiganders...

Aging in place: Considerations for your future

There are few places in the world that are more comfortable than your own home. Home is the place where life’s memories are built,...