News & Events

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

Sunset Communities Car Show

Aug 08,2018

Sunset Retirement Communities Annual Car Show – August 29, 2018

Join us for our annual car show and enjoy classic cars, music, and food! All are welcome to swing by and appreciate the day at Sunset’s Rose Garden Assisted Living Community at 3391 Prairie Ave Grandville, MI. Event Details Date: August 29, 2018 Time: 6PM – 8PM Location: Rose Garden 3391 Praire Ave Grandville MI,…

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Waterford Place Memory Care Dementia Treatment

Jul 30,2018

Waterford Place Memory Care – Offering Hope in Dementia Care

Waterford Place Memory Care was recently featured on Wood TV8, showcasing SAIDO Learning. At Waterford Place, we offer hope through various techniques that aim to improve the symptoms of Dementia. Christina Matzke, COO of Sunset Retirement Communities, and Melinda Haight, Director of Clinical Services, showcase Waterford Place and the SAIDO Learning process in the news clip…

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Centenarian twins growing up

Jul 18,2018

Twin Centenarians Talk About Growing Up in Grand Rapids

We recently had the pleasure to sit down with Louis Whittemore and Lloyd Van Horn as they celebrated their 100th birthday. These Twin Centenarians grew up in Grand Rapids, MI and had a host of memories to share with us. Take a moment to watch our video below to hear some of their stories of…

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Voices of Freedom

Jul 13,2018

Summer Event: Concert & Cookout

Its summer time, which means it’s time for a good old fashion cookout! Our cookout will feature Voices of Freedom, so don’t forget to bring your lawn chair! RSVP for the event by calling (616) 667-1725 by July 13th.  Event Details:  Location: Waterford Place 1725 Port Sheldon Jenison, Michigan 49428 Door A Date: July 18th…

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Centenarian Twins WGVU

Jul 12,2018

Centenarian Twins Featured on WGVU

News of our centenarians twins and their birthday celebration continues to travel. This time on local radio station WGVU, an extension of NPR. If you have not heard the news, we recently honored 14 residents who have reached the age of 100 or more. Two of which being twins Lois and Loyd. Lois is a longtime…

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Centenarian Twins - First Pitch

Jul 11,2018

Centenarian Twin & 100 Year Old Veteran Throws First Pitch on Wood-TV 8

The Grand Rapids Whitecaps honored World War II veteran Lloyd VanHorn, who threw the first pitch July 3rd, 2018. We recently had the pleasure of hosting both Lloyd and sister, Lois who lives at Sunset Manor, a pair of centenarian twins from Grand Rapids. The pair celebrated their 100th birthday with us, sharing stories and…

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Lee A Capella Group

Jul 09,2018

2018 Gala—Save the Date

Summer is breezing by, which means Autumn is not far behind—along with our annual Fall Gala. The 2018 Gala is a night of fun, food, and music. Musical entertainment will feature Voices of Lee; A gospel a cappella group from Lee University. Each year we host our Gala in hopes of raising funds to support Resident Benevolence, aiding seniors…

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Lois Whittemore & Lloyd Van Horn

Jul 03,2018

Centenarian Twins Reunited — Fox 17 Reports

A 100-year-old birthday is certainly a cause for celebration, but twins sharing their 100th birthday calls for double the fun! This past Monday, July 2nd, we hosted twins, Lloyd Van Horn & Lois Whittemore, reuniting and sharing memories from their childhood. Fox 17 joined us for this heart touching event, covering the twins telling stories…

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WPMC Grand Opening

Jul 02,2018

Progress at Waterford Place Memory Care featured on MLive

At Sunset Communities we have officially opened the doors to our latest addition, Waterford Place Memory Care. Opening on June 27th, the freshly renovated facility is prepped and ready to house new residence. Local News Station, MLive, has featured an article covering the latest and greatest details of our renovation. Details include information on SAIDO…

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