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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

May 2016 Activity Calendars & Newsletters are in!

Check out our monthly newsletters and calendars for each area of our community to find out what’s going on at The Fountains at Bronson Place this May! » Click here to view the May 2016 Town Center Calendar. » Click here to view the May 2016 Town Center Newsletter. » Click here to view the […]

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Summer 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 65 different classes with everything from Mahjong to Chair Yoga to Scrapbooking to Woodworking and even Beer Pairings, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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More Great Times with our WMU International Students

Our residents have a special bond with students from Western Michigan University. Over the past year, they have met with students from the International Program to assist with reading in English, class projects regarding the elderly in the United States, and general conversation. Each group that visits has an extraordinary experience with our residents, and […]

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Resident Voices

Resident Richard Kozbial is Enjoying his Engaging Lifestyle at The Fountains

THE VOICE OF REASON Which way will you go in order to live your best life from this day forward? That is the question. “At our age, I’m 82, and at our age we have plenty of pains here and there and everywhere and we could probably easily just complain and cry about it but […]

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Resident Nancy Mason is Enjoying her Fun-Filled, Worry-Free Life at The Fountains

BRING ON TOMORROW You can struggle your way into your future or you can choose to have fun. “I wake up each morning and I look forward to enjoying all that’s offered in the days ahead and I hope that this will continue for many days and years.” – Nancy Mason, resident of The Fountains […]

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Residents Ed and Marci Muller Moved to The Fountains to Enjoy Their Active Retirement Lifestyle

UNLIMITED FREEDOM Time is precious. Retirement community living gives you more time to do exactly as you please. “Yes, neither one of us like not being busy. We have the option to do it because we live here. We come and go as we please and have no outside responsibilities.” – Ed and Marci Muller, […]

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Dining

Chef’s Reserve Dinner

For our February Chef’s Reserve Dinner, Chef Paul prepared a special meal that gave the residents a familiar yet satisfying taste. His famous Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Madeira Sauce was the crowd-pleaser of the night, yet the Broiled Lobster with Lemon Herb Butter melted over top was a nice addition, giving the meal that ‘Surf & […]

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Chef Paul demonstrates a traditional German dish in his culinary class!

Each month our Chef prepares a traditional dish in his culinary class. Usually it is based on the country we are featuring for the month. This month we are featuring traditional German fare and he made potato pancakes. They were made from scratch and cooked in the class with everyone getting a taste! He accompanied them with […]

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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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Out and About

A Day of History with the St. Joseph County Historical Society

Last Friday was a beautiful day to be out and about, and a group of residents took advantage of this opportunity to travel to Three Rivers, Michigan and visit the St. Joseph County Historical Society. We first heard of this gem of a resource for Southwest Michigan through one of our residents, whose daughter is […]

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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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On Aging

We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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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 www.alz.org is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease.

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Videos

We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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Fun with the Portage Senior Band

Our residents couldn’t stay in their seats when the Portage Senior Band came to play for us last week! Always a treat, the band played so many favorite standards, as well as a few polkas that got people out of their chairs and dancing in the back of the room. So much fun!

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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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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Friendly and Responsive Staff

Our experience with The Fountains has been a positive one, overall. The staff have been very responsive and accommodating in regards to any requests or questions that I’ve had for them. The facility itself is well kept and clean, and they take good care of the people who live here.

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Caring.com Review – Very Impressed

I was very impressed with the staff in The Fountains at Bronson Place. The place was well maintained and was very clean. I found the rooms and apartments very adequate. Each had two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a kitchenette. They also had trips for the residents. They went to places, like theatres and a university […]

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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 […]

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