What makes Silver Maples unique is our heart

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Personal insight from our residents, families and staff

What makes Silver Maples so unique has nothing to do with our wonderful building, fabulous programming, or convenient amenities and services. What really makes us unique is our heart and how our staff, residents and families interact daily and the things we do to enjoy all that life has to offer. Below is some insight from those who have either known us for years or are brand new friends and fans of our unique retirement neighborhood. We hope you enjoy the personal insight.

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My mother-in-law truly blossomed, at the age of 90, when she moved to the Meadows at Silver Maples. She is never waiting by the phone to hear from us. She’s constantly out enjoying programs and events … it’s absolutely wonderful!!

J. VeltriFamily member

I would like to express my appreciation to the Silver Maples staff and especially the Maples Club. This program allowed me to keep my husband home with me for at least an extra year before I couldn’t take care of him alone any more. The caring staff and the socialization he got from going to the many activities offered throughout the day enriched his life and saved mine. Thank you for helping us through this emotional rollercoaster. I will be forever thankful for the Maples Club.

L. KinderFamily member

Our family is so thankful that Mom was able to get an apartment at Silver Maples. The past year has given her some medical challenges and the staff is so supportive. You all have become extended family to us, keeping Mom safe and independent. Thanks for your dedication to the residents and families to keep the community pleasant and positive.

T.PeytonFamily member

Whenever I have visited the facilities there at Silver Maples I have always been greeted with a smile and people who seem to have genuinely been concerned with the my Mother’s needs. I would highly recommend Silver Maples to others. Read more

G. FreimanFamily member

There’s just something special about being a part of this community. Maybe it’s the water! But there’s a sense of family…community, between residents and staff. We care for each other. We’re each part of what we do here. Opinions and feedback are shared. Projects and programs, friendships and family, move forward together. But my favorite part about being a member of Silver Maples? The residents. They are all so cool. So funny. So serious. So well-traveled. So insightful. So fun to be with. So interesting. Everyone is different and everyone has something to share!

ShawnStaff member

I started at Silver Maples a while ago, it was supposed to be a “temporary” position. I enjoy the residents and staff here so much, I’ve now been here 13 years, its home away from home. Silver Maples is a neighborhood where new friends are made and we get to share our great families!

TammieStaff member

Quite simply… this place is very special! All residents, family members and staff contribute to its uniqueness. No place or person is perfect, what I’ve found is that everyone’s heart is in the right place. It’s truly a great place to work!

ChristinaStaff member

Serving on this board of directors is a pleasure. Steve Rolston and his Department Directors work hard to make the SMOC mission a reality for everyone who makes their home here. It’s not just the department directors. Everyone takes care of everyone with skill, compassion and good cheer.

Amy Heydlauff, Silver Maples Board MemberCommunity friend

An eighteen year resident of Florida, upon the death of my wife, I decided to return to Michigan where my two sons lived. I asked them to find a place I could move to. They spent some time comparing various future homes and finally suggested Silver Maples. It pays to have good sons – they were so right! The facility, the staff, the food and the atmosphere are all excellent! I am more than satisfied – I am happy here!

L. LindemerResident

The Maples Club, Silver Maples’ Adult Day Program, gave my husband Bob the socialization that he could no longer get from just being at home with me. I bless the caring souls who helped us through those years! Read more

D. HodderFamily member