Masonic Pathways Campus

Masonic Pathways Campus

Explore the Masonic Pathways Campus

For more than 100 years, Masonic Pathways has been brightening the lives of countless senior citizens and their families. Located in beautiful Alma, Michigan, this trusted Masonic resource is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community offering independent and assisted living, short-stay rehabilitation, and skilled nursing and memory care services to over 400 residents, including Masons and non-Masons.

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Masonic Pathways Life Plan Community

The many lifestyle options at Pathways are designed for residents to live as independently as possible. The comfortable, private rooms and friendly common areas of the Michigan Masonic Home offer four different levels of care and cater to residents needing 24-hour assistance. The vibrant Village Estates is an inviting duplex neighborhood. The Jack F. Sanders Rehabilitation Center cares for those recovering from illness or planning for surgery. And, the Jack F. Sanders Health Care Center is staffed with 24-hour nurses skilled in memory care for dementia or Alzheimer’s.

Best of all, if and when resident healthcare needs change or intensify, they won’t have to move to another facility or give up familiar surroundings. The amenities at Pathways are as diverse as Michigan’s four seasons and keep residents happy year-round. From our beautiful campus and state-of-the-art medical facilities to the trusted friendships between staff and residents, you’ll soon discover that our legacy of caring is the secret to exceptional living.

What Our Residents are Saying

I’m so grateful that I moved to Masonic Pathways while I’m still able to enjoy all it has to offer. It’s a beautiful place, filled with good friends and lots of fun social activities. – Peggy Shaffer

When my husband, Bill, and I decided it was time to simplify our lifestyle, we chose Masonic Pathways. We knew we were home the day we moved in. Everyone, staff and residents, made us feel like family. – Marie Taylor

At Masonic Pathways, we offer a full continuum of care to our residents. Living options and associated types of care include:

Independent Living

Do you want to enjoy the comforts of home without the hassles of homeownership but want to maintain an active lifestyle on your own? Look no further than the Michigan Masonic Home’s independent living option. While residents live independently, they also have priority access to Masonic Pathways health care services, the campus’s daily activities and dining options, among other amenities.

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Residential & Assisted Living

Residential and assisted living at the Masonic Home encourages the freedom to live independently while still providing the quality, specialized care you need. Michigan Masonic Home residents reside in comfortable private rooms and enjoy various social activities in spacious common areas, and amenities include on-site health care and specialty clinics suited to their needs.


Short-Term Stay / Rehabilitation

Whether it’s weekly rehabilitation therapy or 24-hour nursing care, the Michigan Masonic Home welcomes you. Our highly rated skilled nursing facilities at the Masonic Pathways Jack F. Sanders Rehabilitation Center and Warwick Living Center offer outstanding medical attention in a warm, caring environment.


Respite Care

Our respite care program provides a compassionate and personalized short-term solution to alleviating the stress and possible burnout common to the daily support of caring for a loved one. We know that no one can take care of your loved one like you, but you can rely on us to offer total continuity of care in a safe, restorative environment.



The Jack F. Sanders Health Care Center offers on-site renal dialysis, an essential treatment for residents and rehab patients. Open 5 days a week, the relaxed, non-clinical environment offers opportunities for fewer missed sessions, complications and hospitalizations, all while increasing our residents’ and patients’ peace of mind.


Assisted Breathing & Ventilation

The goal of the Masonic Pathways Assisted Breathing program is to improve the quality of life for patients by providing the least restrictive lifestyle possible. Following an individually developed care plan, uniquely designed to assist patients in achieving their highest potential, most can attain a greater degree of independence, making a world of difference.


Long-Term Care

Our highly rated skilled nursing centers at Masonic Pathways and Warwick Living Center offer outstanding medical care in warm, caring environments to those who require 24-hour skilled nursing care. Centers feature both private and semi-private rooms, and residents enjoy amenities comfortably and securely.


Residents of Masonic Pathways receive three meals and two snacks a day in their choice of several dining locations. Dinner is typically served mid-day, with a lighter supper menu in the early evening.

Order of Eastern Star Dining Room

For a more formal dining experience, residents of the Michigan Masonic Home enjoy their meals in the newly remodeled Order of the Eastern Star Dining Room. Open from 6:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., residents choosing to eat in this atmosphere will find a more traditional dining experience and the flexibility of open seating throughout the day.

The Order of the Eastern Star Dining Room features a restaurant-style menu with both daily specials and numerous seasonal options. Many vegetarian and gluten-free options are available, as well as the opportunity to purchase special items like tenderloin and rib-eye steak, seafood and cocktails. A hostess and wait staff are always on duty to assist with seating and meal selection.

Cash is not accepted and no tipping is allowed in the Eastern Star Dining Room, but guests are always welcome and may purchase O.E.S. meal tickets at the Front Reception Desk.

Please note that there is a dress code requiring appropriate attire.

Wright Place Cafe

For those that prefer an informal setting, there is the Wright Place Café. Shared by residents, visitors and staff, the Café is a cafeteria-style “self-serve” dining area open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

In addition to daily specials, the Café features a “made to order” grill where good old fashioned hamburgers and hotdogs, chicken and fish sandwiches, chicken tenders, French Fries, onion rings, pizza and even a plain old grilled cheese sandwich are always available.

For those who prefer a healthier option, there are always two soups and an extensive salad bar. For those with a sweet tooth and for mid-day snacks, the Wright Place Café is where you’ll find delicious muffins, cookies, ice cream and your choice of several popular warm and cold beverages.

Guests are welcome, never need reservations and may pay with cash.

Satellite Dining Rooms

For a more relaxed and private dining experience, residents of the Michigan Masonic Home may choose to eat in one of four smaller satellite dining rooms. Conveniently located within residential neighborhoods, these intimate dining areas are often the choice of those who prefer to dine closer to their living unit.

Per resident request, individual meals are pre-ordered and served at pre-established times.

The wait staff is always available to assist.

Read more about our spectacular amenities and activities.

Reel Home Movie Room

Enjoy movie night in the Reel Home Movie room where residents gather with friends & family. And what's a movie without popcorn? On Fridays we pop up some fresh popcorn to complete the total movie going experience.

Computer Lab

Masonic Pathways has several computer labs and computer stations available for resident use. In addition, every room at Masonic Pathways is wireless internet ready. Volunteers are available to assist computer novices in strengthening their technological skills.

Activity Room

Whether you enjoy weaving, painting ceramics, or building birdhouses, residents always find activities they love. Several projects become part of craft shows held at different times throughout the year & many others, like handmade mittens and gloves, are given to those in need.

Shuffle Board

Our Shuffleboard courtyard is the place to be during the warm summer months. Everyone is invited to play on the full-size shuffleboard or just relax & enjoy watching at one of the many outdoor tables & chairs.

Life Walk

Take a stroll around the beautifully landscaped campus of Masonic Pathways and you’ll find the Life Walk. An innovative & engaging series of exercise stations that work both the upper & lower body.

Putting Green

Our Putting Green is the place to be during the spring & summer months. Golfers will enjoy the putting green that’s sure to help keep your skills fresh in between tee times.

Coffee Shop

Find freshly brewed coffee & tasty treats in our coffee shop! Up for cards or a game of pool? Either way, there’s something for everyone in the Coffee Shop. Residents mingle with friends over fresh coffee & gather round to watch our chef prepare a tasty treat at "On Display Cooking".

Beauty Shop

Residents & staff enjoy utilizing the expert skills of beauticians that work in one of two full-service beauty salons.

Pathways Life Plan Communities

Masonic Village Estates Independent Living

Masonic Village Estates is a vibrant community of adults who enjoy the comforts of home without the hassles of home-ownership, and we look to help our residents live as independently as possible – but available to assist when you need us.


Michigan Masonic Home Residential Living

Residents of the Michigan Masonic Home reside in comfortable private rooms and enjoy several social activities in spacious common areas. Conveniently located on the Masonic Pathways campus, residents receive one of four levels of assistance ranging from meal preparation and light housekeeping to round-the-clock dementia care services on Ashlar Hall.


Jack F. Sanders Rehabilitation & Health Care Center

Residents requiring 24-hour nursing care are welcome at the Jack F. Sanders Rehabilitation & Health Care Center and able to make living arrangements through the Michigan Masonic Home on campus.


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