Independent Living

The Village – Apartment Homes and Garden Homes are located in a beautiful, serene setting of the Friendship Village community. Residences are steps from The Village Woods Nature Preserve complete with paved walking paths and opportunities for enjoying nature’s wonders. Enjoy a full calendar of activities, from cultural performances, to artist chats and happy hour. Amenity-rich, our entire community can be used as an extension of your home for relaxing, entertaining friends and family gatherings.Professionally staffed Assistance-in-Living and Home Health services are available in The Village Apartment Homes and Garden Homes to ensure your independence for as long as possible.

Apartment Homes:

“This lifestyle has given me a real connection to other people in the community. I feel like I am doing something really worthwhile.”

– Joan Wallace, Resident

Garden Homes:

  • First and only option of its kind in Kalamazoo
  • Sample two-bedroom floor plan
  • Sample three-bedroom floor plan
  • Generous square footage
  • Lower level for additional living space
  • Two–car attached garage
  • Granite countertops
  • Maple cabinetry
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • No–step entrances

“No other retirement community in the area offers anything like the Garden Homes.”

– Rev. David McShane, Resident


Come experience for yourself how you can enjoy a life among people who want to grow … not grow old.


Independent living residences are designed for already-active lifestyles in your choice of two styles: The Village Apartment Homes or Garden Homes.

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