$10,000 grant brings more music to help heal at Mary Free Bed

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The four-year-old music therapy program at Mary Free Bed continues to climb the scales with the number of people it can help. Thanks to a new grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the hospital can now make these healing notes available to even more patients. The $10,000 grant … Read more

Mary Free Bed awarded $10,000 grant

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – The National Endowment of the Arts awarded Mary Free Bed $ 10,000. Mary Free Bed’s music therapy program will receive the US $ 10,000 to help patients recover from serious injuries and illness through music. “We are so happy and honored that the National Endowment for the Arts is committed to … Read more

Wheelchair basketball returns to Mary Free Bed

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Basketball players were back in action at the Mary Free Bed this weekend. The Grand Rapids Rehabilitation Hospital held its first wheelchair basketball tournament since the pandemic began. The players were happy to hit the hardwood after a two year hiatus, including Eric Westover. “The last time we played was when … Read more

Mary Free Bed wheelchair basketball tournament returns to Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (WOOD) – The Mary Free Bed wheelchair basketball tournament returned to Grand Rapids on Saturday. The tournament started with seven different teams from around the country competing. It was the first tournament that had been played since March 2020. The teams Mary Free Bed Pacers and Rollin ‘Drive from Grand Rapids took … Read more

$41 million Mary Free Bed rehab facility opens at Covenant Healthcare | News

$ 41 million Mary Free Bed rehab facility opens at Covenant Healthcare SAGINAW, Michigan (WYRT) – Two years in development and the time has finally come. Great Lakes Bay area rehabilitation patients are moving into new homes. Covenant Healthcare opens its 93,000 square foot Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Center. The $ 41 million hospital will … Read more

Holly Willoughby shares makeup free photo from her bed during This Morning break

Holly Willoughby shared a stunning photo from her Christmas break from This Morning. The glamorous TV presenter has made up in a beautiful snapshot on her Instagram. The 40-year-old mother of three smiled at the camera as she wore a festive look of Christmas tree green nightwear and a candy cane red nail color. CONTINUE … Read more

Patients transferred to new Mary Free Bed facility in Saginaw | News

Monday was the day patients moved into the new $ 41 million Mary Free Bed facility at Covenant Healthcare Hospital in Saginaw. The facility is specifically designed to assist patients with injury rehabilitation in their specialized facilities. Dariuse Gray is a patient in the new Mary Free Bed in the Covenant Rehabilitation Hospital. “It’s beautiful … Read more

Mary Free Bed develops first-of-its-kind rehab service through Alexa

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation announced that she is using Alexa to assist people with care through voice commands. We were told that Mary Free Bed is the first rehabilitation organization to develop an Alexa Skill for rehabilitation services. The nonprofit hospital says users can say “services” to hear a description of … Read more

Covenant HealthCare’s $40.7M Mary Free Bed facility to open this month

SAGINAW, MI – Vietnam veteran Bob Podleski was the star of an opening ceremony for a $ 40.7 million rehabilitation center on the Covenant HealthCare campus on Wednesday, December 1st. Podleski said he spent nearly three months caring for staff under the Covenant HealthCare and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation partnership that first cared for patients … Read more