The Vistas FAQs
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- What amenities do you offer?
- Indoor parking
- Extra storage
- Farm-to-fork, chef-inspired cuisine featured in 4 different restaurants
- Game room
- Wellness Center
- Community Garden
- Beauty salon
- Beautiful gardens
- Full concierge services
- Housekeeping and linen services
- Wireless internet
Where can I see the pricing?
Please call Laurie Freshour at 616-608-8254 for further details.
What is the projected opening date?
We plan to open The Vistas in Summer 2021.
Do you have covered parking?
Yes, we have indoor parking. Garages are kept at a mild 60 degrees. Just think, no brushing off snow in the winter months!
Do you have open meeting spaces for large groups?
Yes, we offer a variety of spaces throughout the Community, including an Arts and Crafts Room, Community Room, Auditorium, Club Room and Library. The new building will also feature common spaces on each floor to host a variety of activities, from business meetings, to social gatherings, to book clubs, to shuffleboard.
What exercise and wellness options do you offer?
We offer a wide range of fitness programs to incorporate all our residents’ exercise preferences. This includes an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool hot tub and fully equipped fitness center. Plus, there are group activities, games and exercise classes, including Yo-lates (a combination of yoga and Pilates) AquaFit and Water Aerobics, Tai Chi, Gentle Beginnings, and seasonal outdoor lawn activities such as badminton and corn hole.
What type of food options do you offer?
Beacon Hill’s restaurant-style philosophy affords residents, family and friends several different dining venue options. Our bistro and bake shop with wood-fired oven serves quick and easy, made-to-order food. The Garden Café, with indoor and outdoor seating, serves farm-to-fork fare and sits just steps away from our beautiful community garden. Our Club Room and classic dining rooms offer residents a more upscale dining experience in a casual atmosphere. Together, we can accommodate all types of appetites in each dining experience.
Do you have Gluten Free and Vegan options on your menus?
Yes. We can accommodate many diets—just ask!
Will I be able to bring my pet?
Yes. We are a pet-friendly community.
Can I bring friends and family to meals at Beacon Hill?
Absolutely. We are happy to help you host any number of guests in the variety of our dining venues. Should you want to host a special occasion or event, you can simply contact our Service and Events Manager to work through all the personalized details you desire.
Do you have a transportation service that goes to downtown Grand Rapids?
Yes. We have 2 chauffeurs at your service to drive you downtown or around town in one of our fleet of vehicles: a Town Car, Cadillac and 18-passenger bus. We can take you to medical appointments, shopping trips, out for dinner and a movie, or to the theatre. Transportation is simply booked through our Concierge.
Is housekeeping included in my monthly fees?
Yes. Each apartment home is assigned a personal housekeeper who provides weekly cleaning visits.
Do you have guest suites available for out of town guests to stay overnight?
Yes. We offer 2 hotel-style suites for your guests to stay in. Each suite features a full bath, kitchenette and bedroom with additional seating.
How many people will live in this community, and how many apartment homes will there be?
Currently, Beacon Hill is home to about 225 independent living residents. The Vistas will feature 26 new apartment homes where up to 52 residents could reside.
Where is the D-Wing? Is it possible to visit the site?
The site of The Vistas is where a Medical Office Building (MOB) currently sits, at 1945 Boston Street. This building is on the northeast side of our campus, just north of the B-Wing of the main Independent Living building.
Is there extra storage available?
Yes, upon move-in you will receive a storage unit at no charge.
Do I have to take my meals at Beacon Hill?
No, at Beacon Hill we have a flexible meal program. You can eat at any of our dining venues as often as desired or prepare your own meals in your own kitchen.
If I need rehabilitation, where do I go?
As a full Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), we offer onsite rehabilitation in our Mary and Martha Center, which is connected by a bridge to our main Independent living building.
Get in touch
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1919 Boston Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grand Rapids, MI 49506