News & Events

News from our senior living communities and services can be found here. Check back often for updates.

caring for those battling memory loss

May 24,2018

Savvy Caregiver’s Class Featured on WOODTV

A Sunset Communities’ Savvy Caregiver class was recently featured on local news station WOODTV 8. A WOODTV team attended our class, which is dedicated to teaching our community how to properly care for those battling memory afflicting diseases like Dementia and  Alzheimer’s. The program is six-weeks long, covering topics like effective communication skills, new care treatments, and healthy living…

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May 21,2018

Understanding Dementia Classes Starting in June

Sunset Communities is proud to offer our Understanding Dementia Classes. Class material will provide family and friends of those with dementia and other memory afflicting diseases with knowledge, advice, and best practices for memory loss. Class schedule includes:  June 7th… The Basics – memory loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s disease. June 14th…  Effective communication skill to understand your loved…

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May 09,2018

$2.3 Million Dollar Renovation for The Manor & Villages

Sunset Communities is proud to announce that we will be doing a $2.3-million renovation to our Jenison community, The Manor & Village. Renovations and updates include: Drive-through canopy update Kitchen updates Expansion of Reflections Memory Care Facility Energy-efficiency updates Local publication, the Grand Rapids Business Journal has provided a full article discussing the details of…

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Apr 30,2018

Dementia Care classes Starting May 10th

Sunset Communities is happy to offer Dementia Care classes to the friends and family of those battling Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and other memory afflicting diseases. Learn how our treatment programs at Waterford Place Memory Care help reduce memory loss in older adults with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Time: May 10th & May 24th 3:00 PM – 4:00…

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Apr 23,2018

Sunset Featured on Local Wood TV

Sunset’s Brookcrest Community was recently featured on our local Wood TV 8. April 19, 2013, Brookcrest Community was evacuated due to heavy flood waters. This past week marks the five year anniversary, and Wood TV dedicated a special article commemorating the event. See the full article here. 

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Apr 13,2018

Volunteer of the Year—Suzanne Williams

Our very own Suzanne Williams has received the Jenison & Grandville Chambers Citizens of the Year Award! Suzanne is an active volunteer at our Brookcrest Community, and we could not be more happy and proud to have her. Thank you, Suzanne, for all your help and hard work. See full article about Suzanne and her husband, Steve,…

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Apr 03,2018

Savvy Caregiver Classes featured on MLive

At Sunset Retirement Communities we are proud to offer our ‘Savvy Caregiving’ classes as part of our free Sunset Wellness Series. Local media station, MLive, recently featured our Savvy Caregiver classes in an article providing details and information on the growth of memory care in the  W. Michigan area. Have a look at MLive’s report, and see just how…

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Mar 27,2018

Honor your loved one, become a Savvy Caregiver

Classes every Tuesday ~ April 17 – May 22, 1 PM – 3 PM To Register, call 616.254.8090 or email Location: Waterford Place – Door A 1725 Port Sheldon, Jenison, MI 49428 Click here for a printable flyer

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Mar 23,2018

Community Wellness Classes Starting April 4

Sunset Communities is proud to offer free community wellness classes to the West Michigan area.  Each of our classes provides participants with the opportunity to grow mentally, socially, and spiritually—while helping individuals focus on their wellbeing. Join us! Location: 725 Baldwin Jenison, MI Door F April 4 ~ Gizmos & Gadgets-Make Life Easier April 11 ~…

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Jan 03,2018

Waterford Campus transitioning to an assisted living neighborhood March 5th, 2018

We are excited to announce the Waterford Campus will transition to an assisted living neighborhood for people living with Dementia starting March 5th, 2018. This new memory care program will add 40 private rooms and more than double Sunset’s current capacity.  Based on prevalence estimates from the Alzheimer’s Association, in 10 short years 6,000 adults in Kent…

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