Friendship Village Redefines Senior Living in Kalamazoo with Garden Homes

At Friendship Village, senior living doesn’t have to mean downsizing to a much smaller residence. With our beautiful Garden Homes, you can enjoy all the benefits of a spacious home, plus everything that a premier retirement community promises: a vibrant lifestyle of health and fitness, new friends, fun activities, and a wide range of personalized… Continue reading Friendship Village Redefines Senior Living in Kalamazoo with Garden Homes

Friendship Village Announces Exclusive Benefits of New Pre-Residency Clubs

There are many reasons you might want to join us as a resident here at Friendship Village Kalamazoo. It could be the beautiful setting of our 5-acre Village Woods. Or the incredible dining. Maybe it’s our 4,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Fitness Center. Perhaps it’s our wood shop, arts and crafts studio, library, game room, or on-site beauty… Continue reading Friendship Village Announces Exclusive Benefits of New Pre-Residency Clubs

Friendship Village’s Strategic Plan Prepares for Road Ahead

Once upon a time ago, Friendship Village had no Kiva, no Woodside (assisted living), no Assistance in Living (AIL), no garages, no rehabilitation services, no Fitness Center and no Café. We were not running a full activities schedule, hosting a Gilmore concert or planning international trips. And there was no Happy Hour. But we grew… Continue reading Friendship Village’s Strategic Plan Prepares for Road Ahead

What is Independent Living?

When it comes to 55+ retirement communities, there are a number of different options in the marketplace. Some senior living providers cater to those who are able to live fully or mostly independently, while others accommodate those who require more assistance with the regular activities of daily living or higher levels of healthcare. Still other… Continue reading What is Independent Living?

Is it time to have “the talk” with your parents?

Years ago, your parents probably sat you down to have “the talk.” Now it may be your turn to initiate a potentially awkward conversation. Choosing where your parents will live throughout their retirement years is one of the more important—and complex—decisions your parents will make. By initiating this dialogue, you can help kick-start the decision-making… Continue reading Is it time to have “the talk” with your parents?