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Holland Home expanding residential facilities at Breton Woods

It will add 15 beds in a new model of residential living for dementia patients at Breton Woods.

July 18, 2014
Holland Home will break ground in late August on a $6.5 million expansion at the senior residential living organization’s Breton Woods campus off Breton Road in Kentwood, and the project includes a new model of small residential facilities for dementia patients. Read More

University research attracts conference on reproduction

July 18, 2014
Groundbreaking reproductive research being done at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine has helped draw the largest international conference on reproductive research to Grand Rapids. Read More

Health care evolution: A new era of taxes

July 17, 2014
As the evolution of the new era of health care continues, it’s critical for us to evaluate the complexity of these new laws from a variety of tax perspectives: the insurance industry, small business, health care providers, employers and, of course, the consumer. Read More

Home care franchise moves into mall

July 17, 2014
A North American chain of home care service providers is nearly doubling its footprint in the market. Read More

Hospitals rank among 'best' in US

July 15, 2014
Three local hospitals offer some of the best specialized medical care in the nation. Read More

Nonprofit discontinues senior services

July 14, 2014
A longtime nonprofit is ending two programs for seniors by the end of this month. Read More

Closely held corporations win religious freedom

Supreme Court rules companies can decide issuance of birth control.

July 11, 2014
The United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby two weeks ago in the contraception coverage case, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, saying that closely held companies have religious freedom. Read More

Retirement community plans campus expansion

July 11, 2014
A retirement community is planning to break ground on the expansion of a local campus this summer. Read More

VAI stages Origins of Cancer symposium

July 9, 2014
International cancer experts are slated to look “Beyond the Tumor Cell” at the Van Andel Institute’s Origins of Cancer symposium downtown this week. Read More

Behavioral health provider launches psychiatry residency program

July 8, 2014
Recognizing a need for psychiatrists in the region and across the country, a behavioral health provider has launched a psychiatry residency program. Read More