United Methodist Retirement Communities
Senior Living Week Open Houses
May 10, 201711:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join us for open houses at Chelsea Retirement Community and The Cedars of Dexter!

Wednesday, May 10
11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Chelsea Retirement Community
805 West Middle Street, Chelsea, MI

The Cedars of Dexter
411 Cedars Lane, Dexter, MI

These open houses are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Danielle Gauntlett at 734.433.1000 ext. 7365 or

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.

CEUs will be offered for nurses and social workers who attend this training!

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
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Chelsea Retirement Community
Alzheimer’s: Know the 10 Signs
June 8, 20172:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the Alzheimer’s Association for this interactive workshop.

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection matters. This workshop features video clips of people living with Alzheimer’s disease, addresses the ten warning signs, and shows you what to do if you observe them in yourself or someone you know.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Dancey House Theater at Chelsea Retirement Community

This program is free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced registration is required. Please call 800.272.3900 to register.

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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.