COVID-19 and dementia: Tips for caregivers

A neuropsychologist advises patience and empathy with loved ones. And be kind to yourself.

Set social distance boundaries

A psychologist offers tips for how to handle interactions with family members and friends as society reopens during the pandemic.

No pomp, all circumstance

Amid a global pandemic, a 50-year-old woman who has long dreamed of being Florence Nightingale earns a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

Patient Story

100 and counting

Alma Gilleo has seen a century of change, but she’s not focused on the past. She still has big plans for the future.

‘First line of protection’

A new portable intubation chamber may protect frontline health care workers during the pandemic.

Plasma donors needed

So far 73 people have donated in hopes of helping people who are severely ill with COVID-19.

‘Art will heal the world’

Boarded-up windows in downtown Grand Rapids become paintings promoting justice and unity. Spectrum Health is there to support.

‘These COVID-19 wins’

The ICU team celebrates as 78 patients graduate from the unit—and draws strength and knowledge to help care for others.

Patient Story

‘One of the most beautiful things’

Cancer survivors are celebrated virtually with messages of hope, flowers and a grove of trees.

How to discuss race with your child

Doctors share their suggestions for participating in honest and upfront family conversations during this pivotal moment in history.

Relish the bounty of summer

With another growing season upon us, learn these surefire ways to put fresh fruits and veggies front and center.

Patient Story

‘What a great experience’

When they needed help, these patients found comfort in urgent care.

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