SILVER MAPLES NEWS & BLOG

There’s never a dull moment in our retirement neighborhood! Here you can access the latest news about our vibrant senior living community, interesting blog posts, and the latest Silver Maples event details that are open to the public.

Gallery 100 July/August: From Lens to Canvas

July 15, 2019

In July/August, Gallery 100 at Silver Maples features “From Lens to Canvas” an exhibition by photographer John Zink and painter Lindsey Dahl. Local photographer John Zink, using a Nikon D750 and D500 specializes in nature and animal photography. While John’s […]

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How to Communicate With Someone Suffering From Dementia

July 12, 2019

Dementia is a general term that describes a decline in mental ability.  The impairment to your loved one’s brain affects their memory, the way they hear, process and respond to conversations and how they communicate their thoughts and emotions with […]

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Call for Artists: Harvest Art Market 2019

June 27, 2019

Save the date for Silver Maples Annual Harvest Art Market: Saturday September 21, 2019! Applications are now open for artists, artisans and crafters. Please complete the attached application by July 15, 2019. Completed applications should be sent to Emily Meloche: emeloche@silvermaples.org […]

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Gallery 100 July/August: From Lens to Canvas

In July/August, Gallery 100 at Silver Maples features “From Lens to Canvas” an exhibition by photographer John Zink and painter Lindsey Dahl. Local photographer John Zink, using a Nikon D750 and D500 specializes in nature and animal photography. While John’s […]
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A senior couple enjoys a special moment together.

How to Communicate With Someone Suffering From Dementia

Dementia is a general term that describes a decline in mental ability.  The impairment to your loved one’s brain affects their memory, the way they hear, process and respond to conversations and how they communicate their thoughts and emotions with […]
Read More

Call for Artists: Harvest Art Market 2019

Save the date for Silver Maples Annual Harvest Art Market: Saturday September 21, 2019! Applications are now open for artists, artisans and crafters. Please complete the attached application by July 15, 2019. Completed applications should be sent to Emily Meloche: emeloche@silvermaples.org […]
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Adult daughter helps her mother get out of the car

Traveling With Dementia: Helping Your Loved One Enjoy the Ride

There are many benefits associated with being able to travel. It broadens our horizons, creates new memories, and forces us to step outside of our comfort zones. But, for a person struggling with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, travel […]
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Julie Deppner and Samantha Stephens from Silver Maples of Chelsea Earn Statewide Recognition

Excellence is a key component of Silver Maples’ mission! LeadingAge Michigan recently honored Julie Deppner and Samantha Stephens from Silver Maples of Chelsea at the 2019 Annual Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 21st at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo. […]
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What are the Seven Dimensions of Wellness?

Take a moment to consider your own quality of life at this very moment. If there was one thing you could do right now to improve it, what would that be? Would you try to exercise more? Spend more time […]
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