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

Za’Riya, July’s Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Za'Riya has been working on Speech-Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy with the therapists at NOCH. Kailey Riker, Speech-Language Pathologist says "Za’Riya is a sweet, fun loving girl who has made excellent progress in her speech and occupational therapy over the past year. She is a fast learner who has shown excellent growth with articulation and phonological awareness. She loves bubbles, games, and making other people smile with her spunky personality....

Why We’ll Be Running in the RunSTRONG 5K

Proceeds from this year's race will benefit the North Ottawa Community Health System's (NOCHS) Pediatric Rehabilitation Program. The money raised will help support costs for treatment equipment unique to children and provide scholarships for children with special needs who cannot afford special programming. Medical insurance simply does not cover all the rehabilitation needs of children with sensory processing disorders, genetic disorders or developmental challenges. The North Ottawa Community Health System's Pediatric...

Men’s Health Week: Healthy Aging

This past weekend, I hit a milestone… The big 40 (probably why I was asked to write this)! I think a lot of us still think we are younger than we actually are. I know I am guilty of that. Aches and pains come more frequently and last longer than they used to, etc. So I wanted to remind everyone that it’s Men’s Health month, talk about some simple facts...

RunSTRONG 5K 2019 Official Press Release

GENERATION CARE HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL RUNSTRONG 5K GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN, June 12, 2019 — Generation Care, a local rehabilitation and wellness center, hosts their third annual RunSTRONG 5k. On Friday, July 12, 2019, Generation Care will be holding their third annual RunSTRONG® 5k event at 16760 Lincoln St.— their Grand Haven clinic location. The event will include a Tot Trot for younger children and a 5k option for all other participants, on...

June Pediatric Patient of the Month, Mila!

Mila works with Occupational Therapy for regulation, body awareness, and motor planning and Speech Therapy to improve her expressive-receptive language in order to communicate within multiple environments Dave Eilers MS, CCC-SLP had this to say about Mila, “She is the sweetest little girl and we have had the pleasure of working with her over the past two years. Mila started speech therapy and was non-verbal with a lot of self-harming behaviors....

RunSTRONG 5K Sponsors!

The RunSTRONG 5k is right around the corner. Proceeds from this year's RunSTRONG 5K will benefit the North Ottawa Community Health Systems Pediatric Rehab Program.  We want to take a moment to thank our current sponsors for their generous donations to a cause that is very important to us and the community! Silver Level Sponsors North Ottawa Community Health System Grand Haven’s own acute care hospital, North Ottawa has been treating patients since 1939....

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...

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