Nancy Moffatt, restorative certified nursing assistant at Rivergate Health Care Center in Riverview, Michigan, used her talents to make a resident happy. When a resident noticed another resident’s side pouch on her wheelchair, she told Moffatt she would really like one just like it....
On July 13, 2016, Julia Fox Garrison, a stroke survivor and bestselling author, stood before a group of Life Care associates dressed in superhero capes to share her story.
It was the Lakes Region’s annual Rewarding Excellence banquet, with executive directors, certified nursing assistants and other associates from the company’s Ohio and Michigan buildings gathered to present awards and gain inspiration. The event had a superhero theme.
The town of Riverview, Michigan, has a population of around 13,000, and Rivergate Complex, a skilled nursing and rehab campus in town, has served almost double that number.
On May 19, 2016, Rivergate Health Care Center and Rivergate Terrace, which together make up the Rivergate Complex, hosted a Celebration of Service in honor of having served more than 25,000 patients since the first building opened in 1971.
Nate Kruk, a janitor at Rivergate Health Care Center in Riverview, Michigan, made a resident’s last few days peaceful. The resident was on hospice. In her declining condition, she reverted to her native language, Polish. An associate knew that Kruk spoke Polish fluently and asked if he could visit the resident and talk to her.
On Aug. 22, 2015, Rivergate Health Care Center and Rivergate Terrace in Riverview, Michigan, hosted the Downriver Walk to Cure Arthritis, a nationwide signature event of the Arthritis Foundation.