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: Generation Care

Pediatric patient of the month

Meet Brielle! March Pediatric Patient of the Month

Brielle is our March Pediatric Patient of the Month! Brielle has been coming to Generation Care to work on occupational and speech therapy and is doing fantastic. In speech therapy, Brielle's focus has been building her vocabulary to use spontaneously and imitate single words/signs, and follow directions. Since beginning therapy, Brielle is now doing more tasks, following more directions with support, and using more words and signs spontaneously to communicate throughout...

Meet Mekhi! February Pediatric Patient of the Month

Mekhi is our February Pediatric Patient of the Month! Mekhi has been coming to Generation Care to work on occupational therapy and has been doing amazing! Mekhi is always a pleasure to work with! He always comes in with a big smile and some hilarious jokes! His OT, Krystina, shares more about the fun they have, stating, "We’ve become so close that we even have nicknames for each other that we...

Meet Matthew! January Pediatric Patient of the Month

Matthew is our January Pediatric Patient of the Month! Matthew has been coming to Generation Care for a couple of months to work on occupational and speech therapy. In occupational therapy, his focus has been on fine motor skills, core strength, and gaining more confidence in his movements. Speech therapy has helped Matthew use multi-word phrases and develop noun recognition. Matthew could use only 2 words 6 months ago, and now...

Meet Avila! December Pediatric Patient of the Month

Avila is our December Patient of the Month! Avila currently comes to Generation Care to help with her handwriting and food aversion. Our Occupational Therapist, Shanyn, has been working with Avila since October. Avila has already improved her handwriting legibility and has tried 2 new vegetables since starting her therapy in October! Every month, we get to reflect on the advancements our littlest patients have accomplished, and it means so much...

Meet Simon! November Pediatric Patient of the Month

Simon is our November Patient of the Month! He has been attending Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Feeding Therapy with our speech-language pathologist. Simon has demonstrated great gains in all disciplines, but today, we wanted to recognize his gains in Physical Therapy. When Simon started Physical Therapy, he wasn't able to hold any weight on his legs and didn't have the balance to keep himself upright. Today, he can walk...

Family Health & Fitness Day 2020!

September 26, 2020, is Family Health & Fitness Day! In today’s climate with restrictions on many public areas and activities, getting out as a family can be difficult. You may find yourself sitting on the couch binge-watching your favorite shows to make the time pass. It’s important to remember to stay active and healthy! There are many great ways to get everyone in the house active without traveling far. Pack up the family...

Exercising In the Heat

With many gyms still closed or requiring masks, taking a jog around your neighborhood or working out in your make-shift garage gym is ideal for many. In order to successfully work out outdoors, you'll need to beat the scorching heat that this summer has been offering. Here are some tips for exercising outdoors this summer and beating the heat!   Avoid the hottest times of the day. The hottest hours of the...

Healthy Lungs at Generation Care

About the Healthy Lungs Program: The Healthy Lungs program focuses on improving lung & respiratory capacity. This program is individualized and can be delivered in either the clinic, home, or via Telehealth. Whether you're recovering from COVID-19, post-hospitalization, or following stay-at-home quarantine recovery from any form of the illness, this program is catered to your needs. We want to help with the following: Progressive pulmonary recovery through our breathing program Improve your...

6 Things I Love Most About Being a SLP

I have been a clinical Speech-Lanuage Pathologist (SLP) for 12 years, which has provided me with many healthy challenges and immense joy. I work exclusively with the adult population, and it is very evident that many people in general still do not understand what speech therapy for adults involves. So…what does a Speech-Language Pathologist do anyways? SLPs evaluate, diagnose, and treat people of all ages who have difficulties with language, speech, memory,...

May Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Bennett is our May Patient of the Month! He has been attending skilled speech therapy twice a week and has made outstanding progress. His therapy goals have been word progression for daily needs, full sentences, and showing feelings by verbalizing needs and wants. Bennett started speech therapy with limited to no words and is now able to imitate consonants and vowels, as well as getting wants and needs met through approximations....

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