Locations

Muskegon, MI

945. E. Sherman Blvd.
P. 231.737.4374

Grand Rapids, MI

4095 Park East Court SE
P: 616.259.4028

Grand Haven, MI

16760 Lincoln Street
P: 616.935.3300

NOCHS, Grand Haven, MI

1015 S. Beacon Blvd.
P: 616.847.5293

Author: Brittney Rik

The Signs of Speech and Language Disorders

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month! Speech Therapy can be beneficial for individuals of all ages. Let’s take some time to review ALL the areas that speech therapy covers. Remember, it is more than just “speech”! Signs of speech and language disorders in children: Does not babble (4-7 months) Does not understand what others say (7 months-2 years) Says only a few words (12-18 months) Words are not easily understood...

Meet Emerson and Ellison! Pediatric Patient of the Month for May!

Meet Emerson and Ellison Hill, the Pediatric Patients of the Month for May 2019! Emma and Ella have been working with Jackie Bradley, DPT at Generation Care on physical therapy.Emma and Ella's mom, Lauren shared:"My girls have been working towards many goals over the past ten months, but most recently have been focusing on crawling and standing." Independently sitting with supine and achieving mobility has really allowed them to become...

RunSTRONG 5K – Why you should sponsor!

Generation Care and its RunSTRONG® program will be hosting their third annual RunSTRONG 5K road race on Friday, July 12 at 7:00. The race will begin and end near the Generation Care clinic on Lincoln Street in Grand Haven. The course is USATF certified and all levels are encouraged to participate – elite to beginner and first timers! There will also be a Tot Trot at 6:45 PM and post-race...

LSVT for Parkinson’s

By Brian Keenoy, DPT I have been lucky enough to work with people with Parkinson’s for 5+ years now. I became LSVT BIG certified in April of 2014 and have had the pleasure of working with over 100 people diagnosed Parkinson’s. In those years I have been able to see individuals utilize physical therapy (PT), speech therapy (ST), and occupational therapy (OT), and specifically the LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD treatment...

Have A Heart for Kids 2019 Wrap Up!

The Have a Heart for Kids Community Connections event was a HUGE success! Thank you to everyone who took time out of their day to attend and a big shout out and a thank you to the vendors in attendance! Mary Free Bed Orthotics Bow Wow Readers Reading with Breslyn Children's Special Health West Michigan Miracle League Muskegon Waves Children's Special Health Discovery Toys Grand Haven Special Education Deaf and...

April Is Occupational Therapy Awareness Month!

This April we celebrate the discipline of Occupational Therapy and its role in our rehab team. Generation Care is proud to be one of the few locations on the lakeshore that has skilled occupational therapists as part of their team. Occupational Therapy’s discipline is derived from the early use of daily occupations as forms of therapy. The term Occupy is defined as: fill or preoccupy (the mind or thoughts). "Her mind was occupied...

Have A Heart For Kids – April 13

Get ready for our SECOND Have A Heart For Kids event on Saturday, April 13th from 10 AM - 12 PM. Our event last winter was a huge success, so we are more than happy to help families connect with resources once again. Have A Heart For Kids is hosted by Generation Care's Pediatric Rehabilitation Facility in partnership with North Ottawa Community Health Systems. This North Ottawa Community Connections Event is...

Meet Ja’Mez!

Ja’Mez is our Pediatric Patient of the Month for November! Ja'Mez and Occupational Therapist Lauren Geers, MOTR/L have been working together to help him successfully navigate all areas of his sensory disorder. One of his greatest accomplishments in therapy has been a significant improvement in the processing of sensory input from himself and his environment. Way to go Ja’Mez! One of Ja’Mez’s goals is to be able to self-recognize and self-regulate...

Generation Care Welcomes Jake & Jesse!

The Generation Care team would like to welcome two of our new Physical Therapists! If you see them around, give them a warm welcome!   Jacob VanTimmeren, DPT Jacob is a Central Michigan University and Grand Valley State University alumni. "I was born and raised in West Michigan. Avid Detroit sports and the University of Michigan fan. Enjoy spending free time with my wife, friends, and family. My favorite hobbies include camping/hiking, hunting and...

Our New Healthy Running Series

Looking to beat your personal record? Or how about running long distances while preventing injuries? There's always something new to learn even when we're talking about sports and hobbies. In the case of running, learning new techniques and practices is great for both safety and performance. Our new Healthy Running Series is geared towards runners who are looking to improve your performance and safety. Each event during the series will feature...

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