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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
In recognition of Veterans Day, we honored our veteran Bob Bossert who served in the Navy Reserve. Thank you to Bob and all veterans for your service to our nation.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]