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Flatrock development manager says job leaves him ‘spiritually fulfilled’

As the famous saying goes, “If you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life.”   Charles Zimmer, who works as development manager at Flatrock, is a living example of that saying.   “I love working for...

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Virtual Mental Health Help is Available

The coronavirus pandemic health crisis is not just physical, but mental as well.  For those struggling with depression, anxiety or other mental health or substance abuse issues, the coronavirus pandemic has provided additional trials. For many...

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What Makes a Home?

A house or apartment may be a home, but a home is not just a physical structure. Yes, we need shelter from the elements. But a “home” also means comfort and a soft place to fall, which is what we offer to our care home residents at...

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How to Beat Holiday Stress

The holiday season has been successfully marketed as a time of joy, harmony and abundance.   But it is also a time of great stress for many. The coronavirus pandemic has added another layer of stress, as many people are coping with financial...

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Best Practices to Keep Safe From COVID-19

The amount of positive COVID-19 cases in Michigan is increasing at an exponential pace, up 590 percent since October. Experts predict this winter to be crucial in containing this virus until a safe vaccine is ready and available.   We at...

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Flatrock Brings Autumn Activities to Residents

Autumn, Michigan’s most fleeting and beautiful season — is also traditionally one of the busiest for Flatrock with the many seasonal activities our residents look forward to every year.   This year’s pandemic posed challenges....

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Direct Care Workers are the heart and soul of Flatrock

The experience of residents at Flatrock would not be the same without the friendly faces they interact with every day of their lives in our care homes. Helping to take care of our Flatrock residents is a tremendous team of workers, including our...

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Flatrock is CARF Accredited

You may have noticed we carry a small logo, “CARF.” Many in the health care and social services industry are very familiar with this accreditation. For those who aren’t, CARF stands for Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation...

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Moving is more than a change of location

  Recent studies have shown that Americans find that moving is life’s most stressful event. A change of a residence tops even other known stressors such as divorce, death of a loved one and job loss.    Why? Change, while...

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Gratitude is Power

November has always been the traditional time to reflect on the year and give thanks for our blessings. Globally, this year has tested us in many ways, and finding gratitude may be more challenging than it has in the past.   Some of us may have...

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