WOOD TV8 Interview: Tom Muszynski Discusses How Care Resources is Helping Elderly at the Local Level

As the elderly community continues to increase, families are searching for resources to keep senior citizens independent longer.

Tom Muszynski, COO of Care Resources PACE, discusses the many services the program offers to help people 55 years or older live healthy and independent lives, and how to qualify.

Click here to watch the interview.

WGVU Morning Show Radio Interview: Garth Falkins and Morgan Ballmann Discuss care.coach and Other Technology Services

Care Resources’ Garth Falkins (Recreational Therapy Manger) and Morgan Ballmann (Technology Coordinator) connect with Shelley Irwin to discuss care.coach and other home care services offered to its participants to promote healthy and independent living.

“We found this technology through care.coach that offers an avatar. Participants can choose between a dog or a cat, and through these interactions with this avatar, it can provide reminders for medications, social interactions, emotional support and more,” says Garth.

“We’re really trying to push the technology through care.coach to ensure participants have the things they need to stay at home.”

Click here to listen to the full interview and other technology services Care Resources provides to its participants.

Care Resources Embraces care.coach and Other Technology to Promote Healthy, Independent Living in Older Adults

Care Resources, a community-based program for people 55 years and older, is expanding its use of innovative telehealth and telemonitoring technology to promote healthy and independent living among participants.

The organization has formed a strategic partnership with digital health company care.coach. Care Resources participants can talk with a care.coach Avatar™, who takes the form of a dog or cat, on a tablet in their homes. The easy-to-use technology provides remote patient monitoring for Care Resources while providing compassionate social support for the participant as a digital companion, among other capabilities.

“Feedback from our participants has been highly positive,” Technology Coordinator Morgan Ballmann said. “We see the impact every day through the personal touches care.coach provides.

Click here to read the recent press release about care.coach and additional telehealth technology solutions adopted by Care Resources.

Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) Spotlight

In each newsletter, we shine a spotlight on one of our IDT teams. They do incredible work! In this edition, we feature our dedicated recreational therapy team!

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Center Closings


Independence Day: July 4, 2022

Labor Day: September 5, 2022

Thanksgiving: November 24, 2022

Christmas: December 26, 2022

New Year: January 2, 2023

Welcome New Participants

We welcome the following new participants. If you see any of these individuals, please be sure to extend a friendly welcome.
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Staff Announcements

We are very excited to share some recent news from our team. We congratulate Susan Post on the birth of her baby girl!

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PACE Day at the Capital

The PACE Association of Michigan (PAM) hosted its 2022 Day at the Capitol in Lansing on May 10. Participants, staff, and volunteers from Care Resources and 12 other Michigan PACE Organizations gathered on the Capitol lawn.
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Tom Muszynski Featured in Article Discussing New Partnership and Pilot Program with Samaritas

Care Resources was recently mentioned in an article published by Second Wave Michigan that highlights a new partnership between Care Resources and Samaritas. The partnership will allow for distribution of smart glasses to three to five family caregivers who look after loved ones with dementia.
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Myths & Mugs Debut!

Have you ever heard someone say that Care Resources sounds too good to be true? Do you get asked about the requirements to enroll? Through our new video series, Myths & Mugs, our team dispels common myths and helps answer important questions about the program.

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