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Oct
02
News You Can Use October 2019

Refrigerators:


If your loved one has a refrigerator in his or her room, you must have a thermometer inside. Farmington Hills Inn is not responsible for the ceaning or maintenance of these personal appliances so please be sure to check dates on food, sanitize and defrost regularly. Any item with a concentrator (such as a refrigerator or oxygen concentrator) must be plugged directly into the wall and NOT into a power strip. All power strips must be NSF approved with a built in surge protector. Please make the extra effort this month to follow up on each of these issues.


Handwashing:


We are once again approaching flu season. Please make sure to wash your hands when you enter and leave the bui...


Mar
01
What's Making You Burp?

Bevarage Burps - It's the fizz. Soda, beer and all the other bubbly drinks are made with a gas ccalled carbon dioxide. This adds extra air in your stomach, which finds its way back up the same way it entered: through your mouth.


Ulcers - Sometimes, burping can be a sign of stomach ulcers. These open sores in the lining of your stomach are quite common. Ulcers can be caused by an infection or by taking too many NSAID's. If you have an ulcer, you may burp more and feel full or bloated after eating fatty foods. With treatment, ulcers can clear up within 2 months.


Lactose Intolerance - Many people lack the protein that breaks down the lactose in milk. This means that your gut can't fully d...


Oct
12
News You Can Use October 2018

Get your Flu Shot!



Michigan Community VNA Wellness will be conducting a flu shot clinic at Farmington Hills Inn on October 23, 2018. The clinic will be held from 9am - 12pm in the game room. A consent form, which was mailed with the October statements, must be completed and returned to the Wellness Center prior to the clinic. There are additional forms available at the Wellness Center. Flu shots will not be administered without a completed consent form and you will be responsible for having your loved one vaccinated. Cost of the flu shot will be billed to the insurance provider on file by VNA. Responsible party is not required to accompany resident to the clinic.


Jun
01
News You Can Use June 2018

Whats Happening at Farmington Hills Inn?


As you have probably noticed there have been some changes made in the community. We have installed new and brighter LED lighting throughout the building. The service hallway as been freshly painted and we will be installing new carpet throughout the building in the next few months. We hope you enjoy the new decor!


Furthermore, we would like to welcome Karen Shepard as our new Admissions Coordinator. Karen also works at our sister facility, "Arbor Inn". She is here on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please stop in and say hello!