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

patient stories Tag

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...

Meet Andrew Bos!

Meet Andrew Bos! Andrew is a favorite patient at the Generation Care Muskegon Clinic location. Andrew has been attending therapy at Generation Care after being involved in a motorcycle accident that resulted in a TBI (traumatic brain injury). March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and Andrew and his family wanted us to share his story and progress in therapy. We asked Generation Care therapists, Laura Kate Covey, and Elizabeth Turner, to...

Remembering Samantha Deur – Our Special Pediatric Patient of the Month for March

This month, our Pediatric Patient of the Month post is serving as a platform to remember a life that our team loved so much, Samantha Deur. Samantha ‘Sami’ Deur gained her angel wings on January 31, 2019. Our team had the pleasure of working with Sami and her incredible family since 2014. Kory (Dad), Heidi (Mom) and brother (Lukas) are a devoted and loving family. They tirelessly drove 30 minutes in...

Meet Allyson! Pediatric Patient of the Month for January!

Meet Alyson Fethke, Pediatric Patient of the Month for January 2019! Allyson began treatment in occupational therapy with us and is now working on speech with Generation Care Speech-Language Pathologist, Kailey Washburn, M.A., CCC-SLP. Kailey says: "Allyson is sweet, smart and a hard worker. She makes excellent progress in therapy, which helped her graduate from OT! I am always happy to see her walk through the door because I know we...

Meet Camden! Pediatric Patient of the Month for December!

Meet Camden Jett, our Pediatric Patient of the Month for December! We’re wrapping up 2018 with Camden’s story because of the great progress he has made over the past two years! Camden started speech therapy as a shy little guy who was having difficulty communicating wants and needs. He has grown into a child with a big personality and someone who has a lot to say! He has been working with Generation Care’s...

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...

Life beyond opioids – Sarah’s Story

The opioid epidemic has been big news. No one wants to live in constant pain, but many people also don't want to face the risks associated with opioid painkillers. Opioids are highly addictive and can lead to depression, overdose and withdrawal symptoms – stealing one's quality of life and destroying relationships in the process. While opioids are appropriate in certain situations, they usually are not the best first course of action....

Meet Haley!

Meet Haley Makowski, our Pediatric Patient of the Month for October! Haley has been receiving occupational and speech therapy services at the NOCHS Rehabilitation facility. Occupational Therapist, Tessa Hagen MOTR/L says, "I am always excited when Haley’s name pops up on my schedule. Her infectious smile, positive spirit, and can-do attitude shine brightly during her occupational therapy sessions. Haley has worked hard over the past few months to learn how to respond to...

99 And Not Slowing Down – Dora’s Story

We LOVE this story about 99-year-old Generation Care patient, Dora Quittelier! Soon to be 100 on October 1st! Dora has been working with GC therapists Brian Keenoy and Eric Bastian for the last year recovering from bone fractures. She is such an example and inspiration to all of us! Dora attributes her long life and good health to the acronym: N.E.W. (nutrition, exercise, water) S.T.A.R.T. (sunshine, temperance, air, rest, and trust in...

Dan’s Story – LSVT Therapy for Parkinson’s

Generation Care Speech-Language Pathologist, Elizabeth Turner, M.A., CCC-SLP, has been working with a patient in our LSVT® LOUD program. Voice amplitude is a huge issue with progressive Parkinson’s disease. LOUD® is an intensive speech therapy program for Parkinson’s patients that works to improve voice volume. Dan made incredible progress working with Liz and shared about his experience in an email to her: "I have had a quiet voice for a long time....

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