UMRC Foundation
Investing in Our Seniors: What Funders Need to Know
March 21, 201711:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hosted by the Council of Michigan Foundations

*Not a UMRC-sponsored event

Supporting our aging community can be viewed as an investment, rather than an expense. Join the Council of Michigan Foundations for an engaging conversation about the shift occurring in the aging community and specific ways you can respond to support the aging population in your community. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, March 21
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
The Rattlesnake Club – Detroit, MI
Cost: $35

John Feather, Ph.D., CEO of Grantmakers in Aging
Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., Lucile Groff Professor of Neurology at University of Michigan & UMRC Foundation Board Member

Please contact Amy Craig at or 734.433.1000 ext. 7502 to register. Registration deadline is March 17….Read More

Thome PACE
Thome PACE 1st Anniversary Open House
March 23, 20171 pm - 4 pm

Thome PACE invites you to attend our 1st Anniversary Open House!

Thursday, March 23
1 pm – 4 pm
Thome PACE – 2282 Springport Road, Jackson, MI 49202

Mingle with guests as you tour the facility and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres. This event is free and open to the public.

Chelsea Retirement Community
Artful Aging Celebrations
March 31, 20172:00 pm

Join the Creative Writing and Theater Class participants as they showcase their life stories.

Assisted Living Creative Writing & Theater
Friday, March 31 at 2:00 pm
Towsley Village Town Center at Chelsea Retirement Community

Independent Living Creative Writing
Saturday, April 1 at 2:00 pm
The Mezzanine at Chelsea Retirement Community

Kresge & Independent Living Theater
Thursday, April 6 at 2:00 pm
The Mezzanine at Chelsea Retirement Community

These events are free and open to the public. Please RSVP at 734-433-1000 ext. 3704.

Learn more about Artful Aging or Aroha Philanthropies. Story Lines: Sharing Life Experiences with the Generations

United Methodist Retirement Communities
Alzheimer’s: A Positive Approach with Teepa Snow
May 15, 20178:30 AM and 1:00 PM

As one of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first-hand caregiving interactions. Her more than 35 years of experience has led her to develop Positive Approach™ to care techniques and training models that are now used nationwide by families and professionals.

Join us on May 15 or May 16 for a morning or afternoon session at The Village Conference Center at the Comfort Inn in Chelsea.


Morning Session
Dementia 360: Seeing it from All Directions
Continental Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:15 am
Seminar: 8:30 – 11:30 am

Afternoon Session
Learning the Difference Between Confrontational & Supportive Communication
Lunch: 12:00 – 12:45 pm
Seminar: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

These programs are free and open to the public. Seats are…Read More

UMRC Foundation
UMRC Foundation 8th Annual Garden Party
July 11, 20176:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Save the Date!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Cedars of Dexter – Dexter, MI

Please join our Honorary Chairs Michael and Ann Feeney for the UMRC Foundation’s 8th Annual Garden Party Creating the Heart of the Home!

Proceeds will support UMRC’s plans to transform skilled care from the traditional nursing home setting to one that feels like home for older adults. UMRC will incorporate the neighborhood model from its renowned Towsley Village Memory Care Center to create a warm and welcoming home for our Kresge Skilled Care Center residents.