Meet our April Resident of the Month
Resident of the Month: Bill L. We are pleased to announce that Bill is our April Resident of the Month. Bill and his wife were married for 60 years and raised 4 kids, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Bill farmed 1,000 acres and also had dairy cows. In his spare time, he enjoyed Ring Jousting on horses, winning numerous competitions. He trained bird dogs, hunted and danced the jitterbug, polka and the waltz with [...]
Meet Our February Resident of the Month
We are pleased to announce that Shyneika Taylor is our Resident of the Month for February. She is originally from Snow Hill, MD, and later moved to Newark, DE. She has two beautiful children and is working hard to get back home with them. She loves to travel and her favorite trip was to Puerto Rico. She worked as a CNA and also in Insurance Billing. Shyneika shows her love for the community with volunteering [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Veterans Day at Polaris
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]