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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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Coping with Pandemic Stress

The COVID-19 pandemic and its social distance and safety measures may have become our “new normal,” but that doesn’t mean it is any less stressful. Worries about your own health and loved ones’ health, combined with the...

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Is Adult Foster Care the Best Choice for Your Family Member?

For parents and other family members of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the decision between keeping their relatives at home or welcoming them into an adult foster care home is a difficult one. Below are some tips that can...

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Pledge to be ‘Stigma Free’ during Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental health is getting a lot of attention these days, and that’s a good thing. While our team at Flatrock believes it is a topic to discuss year-round, Mental Health Awareness Week (Oct. 4-10) gives us an opportunity to open up conversation,...

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