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Retreat To The Beach: River Ridge, South Haven Senior Living

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Nestled off the shore of Lake Michigan with sunny beaches, delicious restaurants, boutiques, wineries, and picture-perfect, natural scenery — South Haven, Michigan was properly named. This “haven” is one of Michigander's favorite vacation spots, but for locals, the city is so much more. 

Whether you’re looking to retire in the coastal town you’ve always called home or you're excited to retreat to the beach in search of senior living in South Haven, MI, there’s a place for you here.

Keep reading for a closer look at all the city has to offer and to learn more about award-winning senior living in South Haven, MI, River Ridge.

Things To Do In South Haven

Ready to experience South Haven? There are a few staple spots that every resident loves to visit, and every tourist needs to add to their list of must-sees. Take a look!

1. South Haven Lighthouse

The South Haven Lighthouse was originally constructed in 1872. Today, it’s an operational lighthouse and history museum with guided tours of the 2.5-story keeper’s house.

2. Cogdal Vineyards

The Cogdal Vineyards winery is located about a half-mile from the shores of Lake Michigan and is home to seven acres of grape vineyards. Varieties of white and red wine are produced yearlong, and visitors are encouraged to stop by, sample some wine in the tasting rooms and see the charming, rustic décor.

3. Maria’s, A Taste Of Italy

This family-owned and family-friendly spot, Maria’s, A Taste of Italy, serves delicious, Italian cuisine. The signature dish is lasagna crafted with fine mozzarella, provolone, Romano and parmesan cheeses.

4. Three Blondes Brewing

Want to grab a beer? Three Blondes Brewing is a microbrewery and restaurant owned and operated by three blonde sisters from South Haven. Their known for their tasty flagship and brand-new specialty brews throughout the year.

5. North Beach

North Beach is ADA accessible, and the concession stand, picnic area, restrooms and volleyball courts, you’ll be able to enjoy the sun all day. The beach has a $10 parking fee.

Why River Ridge?

River Ridge provides the perfect retreat for seniors who want to make the most of their retirement. Offering independent living, assisted living and Moments Memory Care, at River Ridge, we strive to create a community filled with flexible care and sought-after amenities that fit every senior’s unique needs.

River Ridge was even awarded “Best of Senior Living” by a Place for Mom. This honor is only given to communities who have been rated 4.5 out of 5 stars or better. This distinction is especially meaningful to the team at River Ridge because it comes directly from those who matter most — our residents and their families.

“We chose River Ridge because my mom wanted to be in the South Haven area, and this was the best community we found. It also came recommended, so we went to tour and were impressed. The apartment sizes are great, and my mom really likes her space. The staff are very helpful, and we enjoy speaking with them… Things are going really well here, and I would definitely recommend them.”

Resident Family Member

Don’t just take our word for it! Here’s a message from one of our resident’s family members about their search for senior living in South Haven, MI:

It's a privilege to guide seniors and their families to the senior living option that’s right for them. Not only is River Ridge an award-winning community, but we also offer a full continuum care which allows us to serve seniors with various care needs. Take a closer look at the services provided in our community.

Independent Living

With maintenance-free living, residents in the independent living neighborhood at River Ridge can spend their days exactly as they want to. Whether that means making friends over delicious meals in our restaurant-style dining room, participating in one of the many life enrichment activities, or reading a book in your spacious apartment, your ideal retirement is possible here.

Assisted Living

Could you or your loved one benefit from around-the-clock care? For seniors searching for South Haven assisted living, they’ll find a community ready to support them at River Ridge.

From assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) to medication reminders, mobility support and more, both residents and their families can have peace of mind that they will always receive the care they need. This support, plus our unique amenities and community features, allows our residents to maintain their independence and make the most of each day.

Moments Memory Care TM

Moments Memory Care TM  focuses on caring for seniors who are experiencing memory impairments, including Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, while also supporting family members and caregivers. With intentional, specialized programming based on the latest dementia research, residents receive the absolute best care — with a personalized touch.

The care team at River Ridge knows that, while it’s important to be an expert in dementia, it’s just as important to know what songs make residents smile, what they did for work and whether they prefer coffee or tea. That’s the kind of compassion you can expect from River Ridge.

South Haven’s Premier Senior Living

For more information and to discover if River Ridge is right for you, contact us to learn more.

Want to see our community for yourself? We can help you schedule a tour and answer any questions you may have about life at our community.  

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