The Best in Kalamazoo Senior Living

The Fountains at Bronson Place, located in Kalamazoo, Michigan is a retirement community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing. This senior campus is located on 23 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and walkways in Kalamazoo’s convenient west side with close proximity to shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare.

Within this stunning setting we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and unsurpassed customized care with flexible financial options for any situation. Choose from spacious studios, one or two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with full modern kitchens, large living rooms and bathrooms in addition to designer touches.

Residents of The Fountains at Bronson Place, one of Kalamazoo’s premier senior campuses, enjoy services and amenities that include a dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings including Watermark University, a full-service beauty salon and barber shop, computer center, on-site bank, creative arts studio, billiards and game room, community gardens, as well as guest accommodations.

Life at The Fountains at Bronson Place

Japanese students from Western Michigan University say “Thank You!” with a tea party.

Our residents always enjoy collaborating with students from the international program at WMU. This time around, they met with business students from Japan for three weeks to help them understand the business of retirement living in the United States. The students enjoyed our residents so much that they dropped in one last time before heading […]

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Fall 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 80 different classes with everything from Line Dancing to Woodworking to Taste of Asia Cooking Class to Book Club and even Intro To Spanish, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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Luau in The Gardens!

To celebrate the addition of Hawaii as our 50th state, we had a fun filled Hawaiian themed day. We made leis, learned interesting facts and even had a Hawaiian themed lunch. We tried out some of our hula dance moves, and had our very own luau to top things off! A good time was had […]

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National Donut Day!

In honor of National Donut Day, The Fountains at Bronson Place baker, Henry Roschek, made homemade apple fritters: plain, cinnamon & sugar, and powdered sugar. The donuts are available Friday, June 5th, 2015 at the Market and during dinner in the Town Center dining room.

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Dietitian Talks: Benefits of Stone Fruits

Registered Dietitian, Sara Diani, spoke with residents at The Inn on June 2nd, 2015 about the benefits of eating stone fruits. She sampled peaches, nectarines, and plums as she talked about the nutrients and vitamins that each fruit provides. She also shared interesting and surprising facts about stone fruits, such as avocados being a member of […]

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Blue Plate Special

Residents were treated to a blue plate special of homemade meatloaf, creamy mashed potatoes, beef gravy and fresh steamed baby carrots as one of their dinner options on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015.

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Out and About

Day Trip to Amish Acres!

The Gardens and Inn went to beautiful Amish Acres in Nappanee, Indiana. It was quite the journey but definitely worth it! The day was beautiful and the grounds were all decked out for fall. We started our day with an award winning family style Amish lunch when we arrived. After lunch we took a tour around the farm which […]

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The Garden’s Loves Plainwell Ice Cream!

Another successful trip to our favorite ice cream spot! We topped off the outing with a ride and sing-a-long down lovely country roads. We can’t wait for those fall color tours!

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Residents Enjoy a Beautiful Day at Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park

On Friday, August 21st, residents from the Town Center and The Inn drove out to Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park in Alto, Michigan. It was a gorgeous day, and we all enjoyed viewing and sometimes interacting with rare species of wildlife from around the world. Not only did we take advantage of a delightful petting zoo […]

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On Aging

Bronson Place Participates in National “Take the Virtual Tour Day”

Bronson Place kicks off National Alzheimers awareness month by providing associates an experience into a world of those residents suffering from dementia. The Virtual Tour enables caregivers to experience for themselves the physical and mental challenges facing those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disesase. What a great experience!

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Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Not even sure what questions to ask? Take a look at this article from the Alzheimer’s Association on the Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Diseases. The Alzheimer’s Association and their website is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease.

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Watermark For Kids Recipient Havier Hill Roller Performs for Residents

On Friday, August 14th, residents of the Town Center were treated to a special performance during Happy Hour. Watermark for Kids award recipient, Havier Hill Roller entertained us all with a couple of vocal/piano tunes before walking around to meet everyone and tell them of his plans to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston, […]

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The Magic of Music

Celebrating National Assisted Living Week’s theme, “The Magic of Music”, in the Gardens with a resident – associate collaboration. Click here to view the video!

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Facebook Review – Absolutely amazing residents!

Absolutely amazing residents! I was hired to work for them as a nurse; however the residents gave me so much more than $ could buy. Our elderly still have so much to give to this world. I’m just extremely blessed to have so many of them willingly, and lovingly pour into me. I am forever […]

Read more Review – It’s a classy place!

The Fountains was very interesting, and the place was beautiful. The people were nice — staff and residents. I can’t think of anything negative to say about what we saw. The only thing is I don’t think we may qualify, and we have enough funds to be able to move into a place like that. […]

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Facebook Review – The staff and caregivers are extraordinary people with big hearts.

I can only speak for the memory care unit. The staff and caregivers are extraordinary people with big hearts and always willing to help.

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