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What is BFR?

Chris Hinze, PT - “What is BFR?” One of the keys to successful aging is maintaining muscle strength well into our golden years. Unfortunately, keeping up that muscle strength is often easier said than done. Traditionally, in order to increase ...

Testimonial from Susan Swanson Regarding her Subacute Rehab Experience

"It was fantastic!" reflects, Susan Swanson,  a recent subacute rehab patient at the Wellness Center. From the very beginning, Swanson indicates,  my therapist was attuned to my needs and it was refreshing to be queried about what I was hoping to ...

Baby it's cold outside but it’s 92 degrees in the Wellness Center pool!

Did you know that it is YOUR CHOICE where you go for therapy services?  There are many clinics that offer physical therapy and a few that offer aquatic therapy also. 

October is Physical Therapy Month!

According to the Department of Health and Human Services Facts & Statistics on physical activity, more than 80% of American adults do not get enough physical activity despite the proven benefits, such as a reduced risk of some cancers and ...

Physical Therapy Guide to Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Do you suffer from shoulder, back, hip, pelvis or knee pain that just will not go away?  You may think you have tried EVERYTHING!  This pain may actually be coming from your sacroiliac joints.  These joints are frequently overlooked as ...


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Now hiring for a Social Worker, starting wage of $26.00/hour - 80 hour/flex position - apply today by clicking here!

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Grand Traverse Pavilions is proud to AGAIN be recognized by the U.S. News as a High Performing facility in both the Long-Term Care and Short-Term Rehabilitation categories.

US News and World Report

The Best Nursing Homes reflect U.S. News’ analysis of data collected and published by the federal government using a methodology defined by U.S. News that evaluates factors that U.S. News has determined most impact resident care, safety and outcomes. All measures in both ratings were developed from publicly available data from CMS as of July 2021. COVID-19 vaccine information reflects publicly available data as of October 2021. For more information about this year’s updates and new ratings, please refer to the methodology. U.S. News also profiles Assisted Living Communities, which in many cases provide services that overlap with traditional nursing homes. For the full list, visit the Nursing Home Finder

Now Hiring!

Now Hiring! Certified Nurse Aides with full-time positions offering a starting wage of $22.22/hour, with $2.00/hour shift differential, $1.00/hour weekend differential, and $2.35/hour Essential Worker Bonus. Position performs basic resident care activities and related non-professional services in caring for the personal needs and comfort of residents. Qualified must have already completed a recognized Nurse Aide Training program and obtain a current State of Michigan certification.

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Beautification Project

Be part of our Campus Wide Beautification Project!  We will be accepting orders throughout the year to enhance our beautiful campus.  Bricks, Park Benches, Picnic Tables and more can be purchased!


All donations to the Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation are tax deductible charitable contributions as approved by the IRS.  For a full list of giving options please review our various Giving Opportunities below:

Giving Opportunities

The Wellness Center

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Grand Traverse Pavilions

1000 Pavilions Circle
Traverse City, MI   49684

Phone: (231) 932-3000