A Community Focused on Personalized Care in the Heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan

Welcome to Pilgrim Manor, a United Church Homes Community

Pilgrim Manor is conveniently located in northeast Grand Rapids, Michigan, just minutes from downtown. Our campus is steps away from beautiful and renowned Frederik Meijer Gardens, a 158-acre botanical garden and outdoor sculpture park.

We focus on individualized care in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. We offer multiple levels of care, from assisted living to memory care, short-term rehabilitation and long-term care, meaning you can remain at Pilgrim Manor even if your needs change. With no large upfront fees, you can rest easy knowing that care is available for you or your loved ones at every stage in life.

Our mission at Pilgrim Manor is to transform aging by building a culture of community, wholeness and peace. We live out this mission with holistic, person-directed care. You’ll feel right at home at Pilgrim Manor!

Services we offer at Pilgrim Manor

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Experience personalized care in our compassionate community.

Save 50% on your second month when you sign a contract by July 31, 2020 (base rate only).

Call (616) 458-1133 today!

Living Options

Choose the living type and layout that fits your needs!

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Community Amenities

Our amenities cater to your lifestyle. You decide what you want!

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About Pilgrim Manor

Pilgrim Manor offers a full range of lifestyle and healthcare services.

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About the Community

We live life purposefully at Pilgrim Manor — physically, emotionally and spiritually. Our caring staff members offer more than just a community — they offer a rich lifestyle that focuses on helping each resident achieve peace, joy and a purpose-filled quality of life. When medical care is needed, our nurses and physicians are dedicated to helping you or your loved ones receive the highest quality care.

There’s never been a better time to become a part of Grand Rapids’ most trusted senior living community, offering compassionate care in a faith-inspired environment. We can’t wait to welcome you home to Pilgrim Manor!

Community Amenities

  • A view from every bedroom of our picturesque property
  • Minutes from downtown Grand Rapids and major highways
  • Close to famed Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Scheduled outings and transportation assistance
  • Full community calendar of life enrichment activities
  • No large upfront fees
  • Therapy offered seven days a week
  • Faith-inspired community with a full-time chaplain
  • Music & Memory program
  • SAGECare certified to meet the needs of LGBT older adults
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To learn more, call (616) 458-1133 or contact us today to schedule your visit.

Our Leadership

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    Carol Parsaca
    Assisted Living Director 

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    Mia Anavi
    Director of Nursing

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    Sheila Carney
    Director of Marketing

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    Jennifer Raymond
    Director of Activities

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    Alexandra Wilson
    Director of Annual Giving and Special Events, Pilgrim Manor Foundation

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    Tim Ward
    Director of Maintenance

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    Diana O’Connor
    Director of Human Resources

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    Rev. Beth Rodenhouse
    Chaplain

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    Elizabeth Schmidt
    Admissions Coordinator

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    Kimbra Livingston
    Environmental Services Manager

Latest Community News

UCH Recertified in LGBT Aging Staff Training

SAGE SAGECare platinum LGBT cultural competency for LGBT aging service providersSAGECare LGBT Cultural Competency Training for Senior Living Providers

United Church Homes communities have been recertified in SAGECare cultural competency training for those working with the LGBT community. The program is offered through SAGE, a national advocacy and services organization that’s been looking out for LGBT older adults since 1978.

“Many LGBT older adults may be uncomfortable or fearful being open about their identity or relationships. SAGECare training is a way to communicate that your community is invested in their well-being.” — Tim R. Johnston, Ph.D., Director of National Projects at SAGE

A majority of UCH’s 1,500 staff members voluntarily participated in the training program for residential healthcare providers and others who work with and advocate for older adults. UCH and its senior living communities have been recertified annually since first earning platinum certification in 2017. Several UCH affordable housing communities have also been credentialed.

United Church Homes was the second organization in Ohio to be SAGECare certified. The first was the Alzheimer’s Association, with four of its regional offices having earned the bronze-level certification. Pilgrim Manor was the seventh organization in Michigan to be certified.

2020 Community Certifications

SAGECare PLATINUM

Eighty percent or more of employees, executives and administrators completed one hour of LGBT aging training
Glenwood Community (Marietta, Ohio)
• United Church Homes Central Office (Marion, Ohio)

SAGECare GOLD

Sixty percent or more of employees, executives and administrators completed one hour of LGBT aging training
Fairhaven Community (Upper Sandusky, Ohio)
Four Winds Community (Jackson, Ohio)
Harmar Place (Marietta, Ohio)

SAGECare SILVER

Forty percent or more of employees, executives and administrators completed one hour of LGBT aging training
Chapel Hill Community (Canal Fulton, Ohio)
Parkvue Community (Sandusky, Ohio)
Pilgrim Manor (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Trinity Community at Beavercreek (Beavercreek, Ohio)
Trinity Community at Fairborn (Fairborn, Ohio)

To stay up to date on the latest credentialing, visit SAGECare’s Find a Provider searching tool.


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