Kalkaska Memorial Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

March 8, 2019 Kalkaska Memorial Health Center recently was honored by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the United States. The award is based upon the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX® developed by iVantage Health Analytics. It is regarded as one of the...

"If you want your old life back, this is the place that can make it happen!"

February 22, 2019 “If you want your old life back, this is the place that can make it happen! Life as you know it does not have to be over. Just go for it! You won’t be sorry!” Wise words from 64-year-old patient John Teesdale – who completed cardiac rehab at Munson Healthcare...

VIDEO | Little Choices: Revive Your Salads

February 8, 2019 As Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Wellness Instructor Rachel Sytsma Reed, PhD, shares, your daily salads don’t have to be so leafy green after all. Adding nuts and seeds, fruits, root and cruciferous veggies, and even heart-healthy starches like sweet potatoes or beans can help you fill up on...

VIDEO | Little Choices: Choose 5-ingredient Bread

February 8, 2019 Here’s a little choice from Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Wellness Instructor Rachel Sytsma Reed, PhD, that is instantly enjoyable: choose bread with just FIVE ingredients (typically found in the bakery or produce section of your local grocery store) for a sandwich or toast that’s filled...

VIDEO | Little Choices: Snack on Raw Nuts and Seeds

February 8, 2019 A great little choice that can make a big difference in your heart health is to simply change how you snack. Watch as Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Wellness Instructor Rachel Sytsma Reed, PhD, shares one of her favorite crunchy – and heart-healthy – snacks. Find the recipe following the...