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  • Apply for PortagePointe Residency

    Thank you for your interest in PortagePointe. We hope that we can have a long, lasting relationship with you and your family. We hope to make our home, your home.

    Joining us will involve paperwork and at least one visit to our facility. However, we have knowledgeable staff that will help you every step of the way to make applying as easy as possible. To get you started online, we have a couple of the first documents you'll need to fill out available on our website. This PDF document can be printed, filled out and brought in, faxed, e-mailed or mailed to PortagePointe. The paperwork is also available at our office, please call us at (906) 483-1300, and we will provide the paperwork for you by mailing, e-mailing or faxing it to you.

    Please present information as accurately as possible. Feel free to write comments in any and all boxes. The more information we have to process an application, the better.


    Thank you again for your interest.


    Please note that although we consider ourselves a senior living community, we must follow the state and federal regulations governing nursing homes.

    After applying for residency, you will hear from us shortly to move forward with your application. The next step could be an on-site visit, a phone interview or edits/additions to your original application. We'll be here for you every step of the way, to keep this process as simple and pain-free as possible.

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    • PortagePointe adds a specialty rehab gym in Pewabic House

      Rehabilitation services at PortagePointe have recently been improved because of a strengthened partnership between PortagePointe and Portage Health Rehab. The rehab team designed a specialty gym inside of the Pewabic House, which makes rehabilitation more convenient for PortagePointe elders.

    • PortagePointe Elder Community Earns A Grade at State Review

      Portage Health is proud to announce that the PortagePointe senior living community has received high marks at its annual review by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH).

    • Mary Altman turns 105 at PortagePointe

      Ask anyone at PortagePointe about Mary Altman, and smiles are all you’ll see. The 105-year-old resident of PortagePointe has that affect on people. “Everyone loves her,” said Julie Beck, the social worker who works with all of the patients at PortagePointe. “She’s an amazing woman, the kind of person you could spend a week listening to and it wouldn’t be close to enough time.”

    • PortagePointe senior living community receives top quality rating

      Portage Health is proud to announce that the PortagePointe senior living community has received the top rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).


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