Bickford of Portage

Assisted Living & Memory Care

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Portage, we don’t ask you to give up your home, your treasures, your memories. Instead, we want you to bring the pieces of the home you love into ours and make it yours. Through personalized assisted living and memory care services, we invite you to share your stories with us, to see Bickford as an extension of your home.

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We had so much fun at our first Snow Ball!
02-01-2017
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We really closed out January with a Bang! Last week we hosted our First Snow Ball Dance (on a beautiful 60 degree day- OH MICHIGAN!), enjoyed great music and celebrated Chocolate Cake Day in a big-little way!
02-01-2017
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We are very excited to announce that we are hosting a winter formal for our BFF's next Saturday, January 21st! Join us for an elegant afternoon of music, dancing and refreshments.
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Leona enjoying a great cup of coffee and fun conversation during our out to lunch bunch yesterday!
01-13-2017
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We rowed the boat as hard as we could!
01-03-2017
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Go Broncos!
01-03-2017
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We could not be more proud of our Broncos and as always it was A Great Day To Be A Bronco!
01-03-2017
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We cheered & were on the edge of our seat throughout the game. We even sang Western's Fight Song when they scored their touchdowns.
01-03-2017
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We had a blast cheering on our Western Michigan Broncos yesterday in the Cotton Bowl!
01-03-2017
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Hard to believe we are already celebrating a new year! Welcome 2017! Hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday season!
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Ray & Leona enjoying a front row seat before the music and dancing started.
12-19-2016
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We were spoiled with great food and entertainment!
12-19-2016
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We had an absolute blast last night at The Southridge Church Community Christmas Party!
12-19-2016
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Before the weather outside turned frightful we headed out for some hot cocoa!
12-08-2016
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We had an absolute blast & can't wait to visit again!
11-17-2016
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Paul & Ray enjoying a tour through the Franklin exhibit.
11-17-2016
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Lew checking out a 1911 Buick.
11-17-2016
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We were so excited to have a few bonus days of nice weather, we packed up our Men's Club and headed for the Gilmore Car Museum in Richland, MI.
11-17-2016
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Happy November Everyone! It is hard to believe we are approaching the Holiday Season!
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Howie has been on the move this October! During the last few weeks our group has been to see some of our favorite fall attractions. One group of BFF's enjoyed a beautiful afternoon at Gull Meadow Farms. They were treated to fresh apple cider, donuts and a wild wagon ride through the Farm's orchard. ... Read Full Post
Howie has been on the move this October! During the last few weeks our group has been to see some of our favorite fall attractions. One group of BFF's enjoyed a beautiful afternoon at Gull Meadow Farms. They were treated to fresh apple cider, donuts and a wild wagon ride through the Farm's orchard. Next our Bickford Men's Club took the Air Zoo by storm. More than a dozen of our gentlemen spent the afternoon taking in more than 50 diverse aircraft that are on display. They took a walk through history seeing a replica of the first Wright Flyer, World War II era fighters and bombers, all the way up to the modern and one-of-a-kind SR-71B Blackbird - the fastest plane ever built. It sure has been a busy fall and we can't wait to see what adventures are ahead for our group!
10-18-2016
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Halloween is only 13 days away! How spooky is that! Make sure to bring your kids to trick or treat at Bickford! Monday, October 31st between 2:30-4:30pm
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This afternoon the Portage Senior Center Band filled our living room and just about blew the roof off the joint! What a fantastic performance as usual!!!
10-11-2016
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Maxine and her work of art.
10-03-2016
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Shirley's Beautiful Birches.
10-03-2016
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Leona filling in her fall foliage.
10-03-2016
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We called our project "Beautiful Birches" and the results were beautiful!
10-03-2016
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This Afternoon we channeled our inner Artist for our Fall Craft.
10-03-2016
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Happy October!
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After scooping, rolling and pressing 8 dozen we cannot wait to serve them for dessert tonight!
10-01-2016
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After debating the merits of oatmeal raisin, peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies our group decided to make classic peanut butter cookies.
10-01-2016
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In celebration of National Homemade Cookie Day (a holiday we were all to happy to honor) some of our lovely ladies headed into the kitchen.
10-01-2016
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It's never too early to start thinking about where you will be trick or treating this year! Make sure to stop by and show off your costumes Monday, October 31st between 2:30-4:30pm! If you are planning to stop by please let us know RSVP 269.372.2100
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Our group did an AMAZING job! We had so much fun and can't wait until our next Paint N' Party on Wednesday, November 16th @ 6pm.
09-20-2016
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Vivian and Paula embracing their inner artist.
09-20-2016
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Audrey also working on her background scenery.
09-20-2016
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Ann working on her background trees, water and sky.
09-20-2016
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A few nights ago we hosted our first Paint N' Party. Our instructor Patricia led the group in painting a beautiful Fall Scene.
09-20-2016
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We traveled all over Kalamazoo and found ourselves at Husted's Farm Stand. Our group had a great time checking out all of the great apples, peaches and bountiful veggies.
09-09-2016
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We loaded up Howie and headed out for our first September Mystery Trip. Our gang looks pretty excited!
09-09-2016
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We are so excited for tomorrow evening's Grand Opening Celebration! Join us between 4:00-7:00pm for Hors d'oeuvres, Tours & more!
09-07-2016
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Happy September Everyone! Wishing all a fun and safe Labor Day Weekend!
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Lois enjoying some pink lemonade. Yum!
08-23-2016
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Ray & Paul having fun at Fletcher's Pub.
08-23-2016
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Annie and Karlee enjoying our evening at Fletcher's Pub.
08-23-2016
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Sweet Cleo feeling the spirit of the West.
08-23-2016
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Yippee Ky Yay!
08-23-2016
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Better not mess around with this smoking gun. Miss Viv took first place in our shoot out.
08-23-2016
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We kicked off our day with our Cowboys and Cowgirls competing in the Wild Wild West Olympics. Our BFFs went head to head in 3 western sporting events that included our Feed the Pig Game, Tin Can Shoot Out and Horseshoe Throwing.
08-23-2016
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Our Fearless Deputy Sheriff's keeping the good people of Bickford safe and orderly during our Wild Western Day Celebration.
08-23-2016
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Celebrating National Watermelon Day with a watermelon inspired craft!
08-08-2016
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