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|

Ribbon Cut on New Public Entrance to Milford Wellness Village Café

The Village Café, whose primary customer base has been employees who work at the Milford Wellness Village, now has a front entrance at 21 West Clarke Avenue, making the café more accessible to the broader Milford Community. Operators of the café and invited guests today held a ribbon-cutting celebration to mark the major step forward. Milford Wellness Village CEO Meir Gelley says the change should markedly increase business. “Having the door and the new sign [...]

2021-08-09T12:03:27-04:00July 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|

New Admissions Leader Featured in Delaware Business Journal’s People on the Move

Polaris Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center recently named Joshua Gross, of Milford, as the skilled nursing facility's new Admissions Director. Gross is an active member of the Milford community with nearly a decade of experience in the field. His hiring was among those recently featured in The Delaware Business Journal's People on the Move. People on the Move – July 9 by Mike Rocheleau Polaris Health & Rehabilitation Center at the Milford Wellness Village has announced [...]

2021-07-13T13:10:03-04:00July 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Visits the Milford Wellness Village

This story originally appeared in Milford Live.  Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long visits Milford Wellness Village, Polaris As more healthcare services and businesses continue to establish their presence at the Milford Wellness Village, the innovative medical facility is catching the attention of Delaware officials and leading healthcare professionals. Recently Delaware Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long visited the Milford Wellness Village and had the opportunity to learn about the forward thinking, patient-centered campus model that has [...]

2020-10-06T21:58:27-04:00October 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|
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