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Community Life at Nazareth in Kalamazoo, MI

Live with a true sense of purpose.

More than a retirement community offering senior housing to Sisters of Nazareth and friends, we’re a tight-knit family joining together for the best life possible. Through the lens of religious life, we create an engaging lifestyle for older adults who wish to enrich their spirituality, widen their social circle, and continue making a difference.

Living among Sisters of Nazareth provides an opportunity to participate in a culture that’s distinctly different from typical apartment living — one that understands and respects the gift that every older adult brings to our community. The Sisters who live here inspire a warm, loving, inclusive environment you can feel the moment you walk in. Nazareth is a place of rest and comfort for everyone who lives and works here, regardless of religious denomination and beliefs.

A Naturally Beautiful Place to Call Home

Serenely nestled on an expansive campus in Kalamazoo, MI, Nazareth features beautiful architecture filled with stained glass windows, artwork and relics preserved from the Sisters of Nazareth’s past. As a community extremely dedicated to sustainability and preservation of the earth, portions of our grounds are dedicated to natural wildlife ecosystems, we incorporate solar energy into our power systems, recycling programs are offered to all residents, and across our campus you’ll find walking paths, some of which connect directly to Bow in the Clouds. The best part is you don’t have to lift a finger to enjoy splendor.

Our entire team works hard to ensure you can enjoy your joyous lifestyle and spend time on what matters most to you. Things like home maintenance, housekeeping, even cooking can be cleared off your schedule, giving you the freedom to pursue your passions and savor the many benefits of living here.

Of course, one of the greatest benefits of Nazareth is that it’s a spiritual safe haven for all, no matter the spiritual beliefs or background of a resident. We offer weekly Sunday service in our chapel and daily Mass is available for video streaming every day. Several different church denominations are located nearby in Kalamazoo. And for those who don’t practice a religion, Nazareth offers enriching secular opportunities to make your life happier, healthier, and more fulfilling.

Just a few more of the luxurious on-site services and amenities we offer include:

  • Beautician services
  • Massage therapist
  • Dietician
  • Podiatrist
  • Many more!

Our Approach to Wellness

As advocates for the overall well-being of residents, we attend to the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of all who reside here. Each resident has the chance to participate in the mission of Nazareth as they wish. And whether you’re a member of the congregation or not, there are plenty of opportunities to seek fulfillment.

Whatever you love to do, you’ll find your passion here. We offer a variety of activities and programs to help you live life to the fullest, organized and guided by our full-time Life Enrichment Director. Beyond hobbies, interest groups, and more, we offer opportunities for personal growth through participation in missions and ministry in our local community.

From social justice to antiracism efforts to environmental sustainability, the residents and team members of Nazareth volunteer their time and energy to make our broader community a better place to live.

Delicious, Nutritious Dining

Our recipe for spectacular dining includes the freshest ingredients and made-from-scratch meals. Our clinical dietitian, trained culinary team, and innovative programs designed around proper nutrition and wellness offer menus that satisfy a variety of appetites — always served with a stimulating side of conversation. The buffet-style dining experience our residents love allows them to choose their own meals and portions and encourages a greater sense of community at every meal.

Explore Our Community

Take a look around our gorgeous campus and see what residents are up to.