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Some stories are narratives told by family members who are no longer with us, and others are from our residents, staff and volunteers themselves.

The Vern & Lois Boersma Cottage, Leading Holland in Specialized Senior Living

Resthaven's Vern & Lois Boersma Cottage is a Green House Project residence. This is a successful and innovative approach to providing the best possible care for seniors. If you would like to learn more about the Green House Project, see

A True Maple Woods “Ace”

Margaret Munro

by Mark deRoo, Resthaven's former Director of Development Not too long ago, Maple Woods resident Margaret Munro attended a high school class reunion. Each person was asked to describe something unique they’ve done.  In her own unabashed way, Margaret answered

Reflections from a Maple Woods Resident’s Family

Bill Tarnosky and sister Carol VanOmen returned to thank the staff at Maple Woods for their mother's care.

Bill Tarnosky from Peoria, Illinois, and his sister, Carol VanOmen from Jenison, returned to Resthaven's Maple Woods to visit. It was the first time returning to Maple Woods since their mother, Shirley Tarnosky, passed away there in August. It was