Posts by: Natalie Yang

August 22, 2017

Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery


Have you ever wondered how a fish hatchery works and why they do it? Well, today the folks in The Gardens at The Fountains at Bronson Place, went out to the Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery to find out! Once we entered the building, we were astounded by how many fish were in there. There was an […]

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August 1, 2017

Saugatuck Star Boat Cruise & Dinner Outing


Saugatuck is a popular summer destination here in Michigan! It’s located south of Holland and on the shores of Lake Michigan. It has neat little trinket shops and restaurants all within a walking radius. Don’t forget the beautiful view of the Kalamazoo River and Lake Michigan! The Inn residents, our assisted living neighborhood, traveled to […]

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July 26, 2017

Picnic on a Beautiful July Day


Last Monday, the weather here in Michigan was in the mid-80s with a slight breeze. The sun was also out shining and bright, a perfect day for a picnic. Here at The Fountains at Bronson Place, we took our lunches and went out to the park! At Milham Park, located in Portage, they have plenty […]

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July 12, 2017

Grand Lady Riverboat Tour!


Last month, we had the wonderful opportunity to drive up to Jenison, Michigan and ride the Grand Lady Riverboat! The weather was beautiful, not to hot and not to cool, and the right amount of sunshine. Once on the boat, we had a selection of fresh grilled food and an array of different sides to […]

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June 1, 2017

Memorial Day Service in The Garden


We hope that everyone had a fun Memorial Day! Here at The fountains, we honor our veterans and in doing so, we had a Memorial Service for our Garden’s veterans. Greg Carlson presented our veterans with a certificate and veteran pin! We also enjoyed each military branch’s theme song and a piano version of “God […]

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May 8, 2017

Happy Cinco De Mayo and Derby Day!


Last Friday, we celebrated Cinco De Mayo and Derby Day by making fancy hats and enjoying some homemade salsa! The Inn had a lot of fun with their Cinco De Mayo photo props along with making fancy hats. During the Town Center’s Happy Hour we served fruit skewers and mint juleps!

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May 2, 2017

Happy Lei Day


Yesterday, we celebrated National Asian Heritage Month at Hunan Gardens! The food was authentic and delicious, along with some oolong tea. In The Inn, we made some hawaiian leis. Check out these fancy ladies with their colorful leis!

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April 26, 2017

Picnic at the Park!


Today’s weather was in the 80’s!!! The sun was shining and the flowers were blooming. Since it was so nice and warm out, we decided to enjoy our lunch at the Oshtemo park. We met some friendly kids and had some delicious pizza. We are so glad to be able to enjoy this beautiful weather.

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April 19, 2017

Spring Colors


Even though it was a raining Wednesday, we found ways to brighten our day! The ladies in The Gardens crafted together a beautiful, pastel themed wreath! We used solid pastel colors for the base of the flower and then patterned papers for the outside petals. Coincidentally, we were all wearing pastels! We love our little […]

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April 14, 2017

Good Friday Fun!


To celebrate “Good Friday,” the residents in The Gardens had a blast playing BINGO and then dancing to some classic 1950’s songs! Later in the afternoon, we had made a beautiful spring wreath and then Easter table favors! What a fun day it was!

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April 12, 2017

Resident’s Enjoy Lunch at Fieldstone Grille


It’s never a bore here at The Fountains at Bronson Place! This past Monday, we were able to finally go outside to enjoy the beautiful 70 degree weather. Residents from The Gardens enjoyed a fantastic meal at one of Kalamazoo’s favorite restaurants, “Fieldstone Grille”! We all had a great time and conversations.

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