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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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Lisa Allmendinger on June 17th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Sarah Ombry for the information in this story.) The UMRC Foundation has been awarded $7,000 from the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation – Anna Botsford Bach Fund for Seniors. This one-year grant will support caregiver training in the Household Model of Care to create the Heart of the Home […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 19th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Stephanie Van Koevering for the information in this story.) Residents of the Towsley Village Memory Care Center, located in at southeast Michigan’s Chelsea Retirement Community, will soon benefit from a new, innovative, medically-proven caregiving program designed to improve quality of life and reduce stress for those with late-stage dementia […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 21st, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Stephanie Van Koevering for the information in this story.) The United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) Foundation recently today announced it will contribute $3,333 to Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels (YMOW). The gift will be used to provide more than 1,100 nutritious daily meals to area seniors, along with the warmth, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 31st, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joseph Becsey for the information in this story.) Chosen from a highly competitive field of more than 200 applicants, UMRC Foundation is among the first cohort of grantees to partner with Aroha Philanthropies in this seminal initiative designed to support the development and expansion of successful Artful Aging programs. […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Stephanie Van Koevering for the information in this story.) The United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) Foundation recently announced that Tom and Debby McMullen of Ann Arbor have pledged a naming gift of $2.5 million in support of UMRC’s state-of-the-art health and wellness initiatives for residents. The Tom and Debby […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 16th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Trinh Pifer for the information in this story.) Starting Monday, Jan. 18, residents of The Pines Senior Apartments and the Chelsea Retirement Community (CRC) independent living, can get a free ride to the senior lunch program offered at the Chelsea Senior Center from Monday through Friday. Western-Washtenaw Area Value […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 2nd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Lisa French for the information in this story.) Learn more about how you can protect yourself or a loved one from elder abuse on April 14 at Chelsea Retirement’s Community’s Dancey House Theatre from 6:30-8 p.m. United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) Foundation is sponsoring this free educational forum featuring […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 29th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Matt Friedman for the information in this story.) United Methodist Retirement Communities Foundation (UMRC Foundation) is proud to announce its financial support of the Michigan Great Lakes Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association with a grant of $10,000 for its Caregiver Support Groups. These support groups offer helpful tips for […]

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