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Meet Our January Resident of the Month

We are pleased to announce that Tommy Macogay is our January Resident of the Month and also Elvis’ biggest fan. We will be celebrating Elvis’ birthday this month with Tommy helping us with his knowledge of Elvis’ songs. His favorite Elvis song is Jailhouse Rock and Elvis gospel songs.    Tommy was born in Washington, DC, and has one sister, a brother-in-law, two nieces and one nephew. He was raised on Elvis music and went to [...]

2023-01-09T16:37:16-05:00January 9th, 2023|Media|

Meet Our December Resident of the Month

We are pleased to have Lois Collison as our December Resident of the Month. She has been married to Joe for 36 years and they have 4 kids, 4 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren. She spends her time coloring with colored pencils using a large variety of beautiful colors and helping others. She loves Country Music and is a Country Music Trivia Champion.  

2022-12-13T17:56:01-05:00December 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Meet our November Resident of the Month!

In Memorial for our Resident of the Month: Helen S. Helen would have celebrated her 100th birthday on November 17. She was very much a part of the social group here at Polaris and will be greatly missed by many. We will all work very hard to keep her garden flourishing in the activity room. Helen had 3 children. She had been blessed with 10 Grandchildren, 21 Great-Grandchildren and 9 Great-Great-Grandchildren. When I talked to [...]

2022-11-17T16:03:41-05:00November 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Meet our October Resident of the Month!

We're thrilled to announce our Resident of the Month: Debbie L.! Debbie has been crocheting for 26 years and it’s always fascinating to see what she makes next. She is originally from New Jersey, lived in Florida and then moved to Delaware. Debbie has six children. She first started out doing alterations and then became a Medical Office Specialist for the Air Force in Florida. Debbie loves to share and make things for the Residents.

2022-10-07T13:51:41-04:00October 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Milford Wellness Village holds first VillageFest

 TERRY ROGERS SEPTEMBER 26, 2022 Milford Wellness Village celebrated the inaugural VillageFest on Friday, September 23 from 4 to 8 PM on their campus. The event was designed to introduce the community to the center and share the successes of the health campus over the past few years. “The Milford community came out and made the first ever VillageFest a success with over 200 people attending,” Lon Kieffer, Executive Director of Milford Wellness Village, said. “We [...]

2022-10-03T13:23:30-04:00October 3rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

New ‘Spiritus’ Ventilator Unit now open, expands resources for patients with respiratory issues

By: Javari Burnett, ABC47 July 7, 2022 MILFORD, Del. – “They’re very excited and curious as this is a little bit different than a normal nursing home. They’re like ‘how did that happen?’ I say come on in,” Polaris Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Administrator Karen Hurst said. The doors of Polaris Healthcare’s new, 14 bed Spiritus Ventilator Unit are now open.  Spiritus is Latin for breathing. The space is the first of its kind in southern and [...]

2022-07-08T10:36:55-04:00July 8th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Spiritus Ventilator Unit opens in Milford Wellness Village

TERRY ROGERS, MILFORD LIVE 5 Milford Wellness Village continues to expand the services offered to the community with a new 14-bed ventilation unit which will see its first patient on Tuesday, July 5. Spiritus Ventilator Unit offers 14 beds in both semi-private and private settings for those who need assistance with breathing. According to Margii Hassman, manager of the unit, the area is designed for those who will be on ventilators for longer times. “This [...]

2022-07-06T11:35:22-04:00July 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Nationwide Healthcare Services Announces New Leadership at Milford Wellness Village and Polaris Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

  Professionals bring extensive healthcare and management experience to growing campus  MILFORD, DE – With 2022 projected to deliver more health and medical services to the innovative Milford Wellness Village, owner and operator Nationwide Healthcare Services recently announced new leadership for the growing campus in southern Delaware. Executive Director - Milford Wellness Village Alonzo “Lon” Kieffer joined the Nationwide team as the Executive Director for the Milford Wellness Village. He ensures that all service partners [...]

2022-04-04T14:14:37-04:00April 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Polaris Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Opens Second Phase  

        The expanded facility within the Milford Wellness Village adds 60 nursing home beds    MILFORD, DE – [December 6, 2021] - Polaris Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center (Polaris) opened its second state-of-the-art phase, including 60 beds for nursing home care as well as short-term rehab patients. The expansion marks the latest addition to the Milford Wellness Village at 21 W. Clarke Avenue.    Phase 1 of Polaris, the Reserve Unit, which has been open since March 2020, has 26 beds along with an expansive rehabilitation gym and an Activities of Daily Living (ADL) suite. Phase 2, the Riverwalk Unit, is like the Reserve Unit and includes two distinct dining rooms, a modern activity room [...]

2021-12-08T10:01:12-05:00December 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|
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