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By Lisa Carolin The United Methodist Retirement Communities Nov. 28 groundbreaking event held at the Towsley Village Memory Care Center, included the news that the UMRC Foundation has raised 70 percent of the money needed for two big projects: The new McMullen Wellness Aquatic Center and the Kresge Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. The UMRC Foundation’s […]

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Chelsea Retirement Community is hosting a holiday business after hours. Expect fanciful hors d’oeuvres, sweet treats, eggnog, beer, wine and infused water. What’s become a highly anticipated annual event, this year is sure to please. RSVP Today

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By Lisa Carolin Tracy Heydlauff’s fifth-grade class at South Meadows Elementary School is getting ready to perform a concert at the Chelsea Retirement Center this spring. Getting students at South Meadows Elementary School together with seniors in the Chelsea community has been a popular and longstanding tradition. South Meadows Principal Stacie Battaglia said, “It is […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 19th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Stephanie Van Koevering for the information in this story.) Live Well by Faith: A Celebration of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, drew crowds to the United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) Chelsea campus Wednesday, Feb. 8. The event celebrated UMRC’s 110th year of service to older adults and included a reception […]

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By Lisa Carolin Move-in day can’t be far away based on the response to the grand opening of Prairie Cottages, the newest section of the Chelsea Retirement Community. The United Methodist Retirement Communities hosted the event, which included tours of three completed cottages. Many cottages are currently under construction with a total of 41 to […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 23rd, 2016

The Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Holiday Business After Hours on Nov. 30 from 5-7 p.m. at Chelsea Retirement Community, Dancey House Mezzanine, 805 W. Middle St. Come together with friends of the community to celebrate and kick-off Chelsea’s Hometown Holiday Weekend. Enjoy festive fare, entertainment and lots of holiday cheer. Chamber […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 17th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin The final site plan for the Chelsea Retirement Center Wellness Center and Pool was approved with contingencies by a unanimous vote of the Chelsea Planning Commission at its Nov. 15 meeting.  Among the contingencies were: a lighting plan, a landscape plan and a schematic drawing for the facade of the four-story building […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 9th, 2016

The Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Holiday Business After Hours on Nov. 30 from 5-7 p.m. at Chelsea Retirement Community, Dancey House Mezzanine, 805 W. Middle St. Come together with friends of the community to celebrate and kick-off Chelsea’s Hometown Holiday Weekend. Enjoy festive fare, entertainment and lots of holiday cheer. Chamber […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 16th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Mackenzie Pfeiffer for the information in this story as well as the photo.) Several members of the Chelsea Retirement Community Executive Team recently assembled gift bags for seniors who receive home delivered meals provided by Chelsea Senior Center. Gift bags included goodies such as crackers, tissues, hand sanitizer, pen […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 22nd, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Stephanie Van Koevering for the information in this story.) The Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC) Korea Children’s Choir will visit Chelsea Retirement Community for a special performance on June 27 in the chapel, beginning at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited. The FEBC Korea Children’s Choir has delighted audiences around […]

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