Pathway to Living, a Chicago-based developer, owner and operator of senior living communities, completed $2.1 million in capital improvements at Azpira Place of Breton, an 81-unit assisted living and memory support community in Kentwood, Michigan.
Pathway acquired and has been managing the property, formerly known as Elmcroft of Kentwood, since February of 2018.
Located at 4352 Breton Road SE, just under 10 miles from Grand Rapids, the community is Pathway’s first in Michigan. It offers 69 assisted living residences in studio and one-bedroom layouts and 12 memory support residences in studio or shared-suite plans.is renovation.”
Improvements to the property included upgrading common areas with new paint, carpeting and furniture throughout the community. A fireplace was added to the dining room, while the community room and demonstration kitchen were remodeled. A wellness center and therapy/exercise room were also added to further support a wellness-focused lifestyle.
Select apartment layouts were also reconfigured, as walls were removed in some units to convert them to one-bedroom apartments. All residences were updated with new paint, carpet and remodeled kitchenettes.
In addition, the memory support neighborhood was redesigned to complement Pathway to Living’s A Knew Day memory support program and philosophy. Additional windows were installed to bring more natural light into the area, while interiors were enhanced with new artwork and furniture. The country kitchen was revamped as part of the renovation, and other additions included new programming space such as a music and sitting area, as well as resident laundry.