A Day in the Life of Memory Care in Addington Place of Northville

Addington Place of Northville is among the best memory care facilities in Michigan. It provides a safe and welcoming community with an array of rich experiences for seniors. 

The secure Michigan memory care community is surrounded by the small-town charm of Northville and its attractions. Addington Place of Northville also has a full calendar of programming for seniors right outside their doors, with a variety of classes and social gatherings developed for a wide range of interests.

If you’re interested in memory care facilities in Michigan for your loved one, here’s what a typical day at Addington Place of Northville has to offer. We also provide short-term care options, whether you want to try our community out for your beloved senior, or you have short-term care needs for a senior with memory loss.

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Fun Things for Seniors to Do in Northville, MI

Northville is a suburb of Michigan’s largest city, Detroit. It’s around 30 miles away from Detroit, so residents and family members can get from Northville to Detroit, and vice-versa, in typically less than an hour.

As of 2020, a little more than 6,000 people lived in Northville, giving the town a tight-knit community feel, while still being relatively close to the city life of Detroit. For families who live in or come to visit Northville, the following are some of the top attractions and venues to check out in town.

  • Northville Art House: The Northville Art House is an art museum and art space dedicated to the visual arts. It’s always free to visit the space and see exhibits that feature juried, invitational and open-call artworks, including from artists in the local area and from around the world. The venue hosts artist exhibitions, events like local guided tours and art classes including painting, drawing and fused glass classes.
  • Northville Community Center: The Northville Community Center, part of Northville Parks & Recreation, hosts Senior Services that provide educational, recreational and health and wellness events for seniors. Activities include movie screenings, workshops and lectures, book clubs, ice cream socials, cards and games, bingo, pinochle, party bridge, senior yoga and fitness classes, and more. The community center also hosts trips and events for seniors, like day trips to the Michigan State Fair and other attractions in town.
  • Tipping Point Theatre: The Tipping Point Theatre presents live performances more than 200 days out of the year. The theater produces five main stage shows each year, as well as provides theater training for local residents. The theater also hosts special events, including local playwright readings and the annual Sandbox Play Festival, where local artists can submit and direct plays for the stage. The theater has comfortable seating and maintains a handicap accessible space for visitors who need wheelchair, scooter and vision accessibility. For those who need hearing assistance, the theater offers headsets.
  • Maybury State Park: Maybury State Park has more than 940 acres of nature-filled space, featuring open meadows, mature forests and a variety of outdoor recreation features. The park includes an extensive trail system for activities like walking and cross-country skiing, as well as has biking lanes, fishing, a riding stable and horseback riding, and the nearby educational working Maybury Farm. The park also has a track chair visitors can rent for free. The track chair is an off-road, electric chair that can move across snow, water and rougher trails that traditional wheelchairs may not be able to travel across. Throughout the park, visitors can see a variety of wildlife and flora, including wildflowers. The park also has a playground and a picnic shelter.
  • Mill Race Historical Village: Mill Race Historical Village has been preserving Northville history since the Northville Historical Society created it in 1972. The living museum sits on the site of a former grist mill and features a gazebo, a school, a church, a blacksmith shop, a general store, a wooden bridge and historic homes. Visitors can see Northville historical artifacts and talk with experts in Northville history. In addition to visiting the grounds to learn about local heritage, Mill Race Historical Village hosts special events throughout the year, like holiday gatherings.

Northville, MI, is also home to dozens of restaurants, art galleries and shops, as well as rivers and ponds for relaxation in nature. There’s plenty to do, for whatever interest someone has.

A Look at Memory Care Programming Offered at Addington Place

At Addington Place of Northville, there’s also a full calendar of activities for seniors to explore on-site. Each day, there’s programming designed to help residents connect, contribute, move and reflect in their own unique ways.

Some of our sample activities include:

      • Art time
      • Bingo
      • Board games
      • Craft club
      • Dice and card games
      • Gardening club
      • Hand massages and manicures
      • Happy hour
      • Movie screenings with popcorn
      • Music singalongs
      • Painting classes
      • Puzzles and word searches
      • Stretching, chair yoga and exercise classes
      • Trivia competitions

We also have an outdoor courtyard with walking areas, various activity rooms and private conversation areas, and a full-service barber and beauty salon. We provide delicious and nutritious meals in our restaurant-style dining hall. We’re also a pet-friendly community, so furry friends are welcome.

At Addington Place of Northville, our goal is to always make residents feel comfortable and right at home. Whatever your loved one’s interests are, we’re here to help and accommodate.

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Learn About Life at Addington Place of Northville

Addington Place of Northville is designed to keep your loved one safe and to help them live a fulfilled life. Our caring team provides residents with the health and therapy services they need, while offering activities that provide social time and maximize enjoyment in the community.

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