News & Events

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

Lois Whittemore & Lloyd Van Horn

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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Jun 28,2018

Waterford Place Memory Care featured on WZZM 13

The latest addition to Sunset Communities, Waterford Place Memory Care, was recently introduced to West Michigan by local news station WZZM 13. WZZM’s story covers the increasing demand for memory care, and our effort to provide care for those affected. The story also provides a brief look inside our brand new facility and our efforts with innovative…

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Centenarian Celebration Honorees

Jun 25,2018

100+ Celebration Featured on Fox 17

News of our fourteen 100+ year-old residents continues to spread throughout West Michigan. Local news station, Fox 17, provided coverage of our second annual birthday celebration for our Centenarians Club, where we honored new and returning members. Honorees celebrated with friends and family during the festivities—acknolowging over 1,000 years of wisdom. See article here  

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100 years loved

Centenarian Celebration — WZZM 13

For someone to reach the age of 100 is quite a rare event—but, to have 14 living in the same community is an anomaly. Word of our Centenarian Club, now 14 members strong, continues to spread across West Michigan. Local News Station, WZZM 13 conducted a special report of our yearly birthday celebration, where we honored new…

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