Nestled in the charming town of Alma, Michigan, Arbor Grove beckons seniors to a haven of comfort, engagement and fulfillment. Surrounded by natural beauty, steeped in history, and offering a wide range of exciting local attractions, Arbor Grove is a choice for seniors seeking an enriching and vibrant community.
A Town Full Of History And Natural Beauty
With its origins dating back to 1854 — when it was known as Elyton — Alma is the largest city in Gratiot County. The city was founded by Major Ralph Ely, who built the sawmill and gristmill, was the first postmaster and was elected the first village president. Throughout the town winds the Pine River and Pine River Park on the south side of the river is a popular attraction for locals and visitors alike. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy spending time in Alma, visiting its many parks, walking its trails and enjoying the scenic landscapes of the city.
Exploring The Community
Arbor Grove offers a wide range of sought-after amenities and features. Whether it’s a theme party or an excursion to area attractions, our activities schedule is packed with programs that follow our residents’ interests and pace. We believe in venturing beyond our community to explore and embrace the surrounding area of Alma. Let’s take a glimpse at some of the favorite spots that our residents have thoroughly enjoyed.
Much To Explore And Do
Arbor Grove ensures residents can access various exciting activities and attractions within Alma and its surrounding areas. The Hearthstone Oven opened its doors in 2007 as a place for the community to gather and enjoy made-from-scratch bakery items and restaurant meals. Residents take a private bus from the Alma Transit Center and head to The Hearthstone Oven to enjoy the restaurant’s delicious comfort foods and warm atmosphere.
Anderson & Girls Orchards, a haven of family fun, boasts a free petting zoo and a gift shop brimming with local delights. Residents can enjoy a picnic lunch, take a wagon ride, interact with over 140 animals and buy something from the bakery and market.
For history enthusiasts, the annual U.S. 27 Motor Tour — a 13-city, six-day motor tour every August — presents an exciting opportunity to witness the charm of historic Old U.S. 27 in Michigan, where residents can set up chairs along the sidewalk and watch the parade of vintage vehicles.
Golfers will appreciate the proximity of Pine River Country Club, an 18-hole championship course established in the 1920s. The private club allows seniors to indulge their passion amidst the rolling hills and tree-lined fairways.
Near Arbor Grove, the Ziibiwing Center awaits, offering a gateway to the vibrant heritage and history of the Anishinabek people of the Great Lakes. This cultural center, created by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, seeks to enlighten and educate communities about the rich culture, traditions and history of the Anishinabek. Visit the center’s permanent exhibit, Diba Jimooyung, meaning “telling our story” in the Anishinabe language, and other changing exhibitions that showcase the beauty and vibrancy of Anishinabe culture.
Embracing Life at Arbor Grove
Life at Arbor Grove is characterized by meaningful moments. Our residents experience the joys of everyday life together. Residents can relax in the pavilion on a sunny summer day or cozy up next to the fireplace in the winter. Residents and their families will enjoy our open, comfortable environment that encourages everyone to enjoy each day at Arbor Grove.
Choosing The Right Option For Your Loved One
Arbor Grove offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services to cater to each resident’s needs.
Independent Living: From maintenance-free private apartments to ample amenities and exciting daily activities, everything here is designed for seniors in their retirement. Our independent living option allows you to live as you like, without all the hassles, but with all the perks.
Assisted Living: From help with medication to support with activities of daily living, coordinating appointments, and more, assisted living offers 24-hour care. At Arbor Grove, our assisted living services are designed to provide personalized care tailored to each resident’s requirements.
Memory Care: Our program helps those experiencing memory loss, dementia, Alzheimer’s or other memory impairments. We understand the challenges our residents face, and to help, we created a licensed memory care neighborhood with specially trained employees, intentional programming, unique community features, and more.
Visit Arbor Grove Today
We invite you to Arbor Grove and learn more about our commitment to providing unparalleled support and care for seniors. Arbor Grove is proud to be a part of the StoryPoint Group family, a collection of senior living communities serving thousands of seniors and families nationwide. Every community has a mission to provide the absolute best experience for seniors and their families. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, we’re proud to bring a high level of care to seniors in Alma.