A West Michigan senior care community is kicking off a fundraising campaign to provide more living space for its residents. Resthaven Care Community is asking the public’s help in raising $5 million over the next three years as the number of seniors is growing at a considerable rate. According to a 2014 United States Census Bureau report, the population of people over the age of 65 will double in number to nearly 80 million by 2050.
Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America, and now the relatively unknown sport is taking the Grand Rapids retirement community by storm. At the Grand Rapids MSA Fieldhouse near 28th street and 196 in Grand Rapids, a number of athletes over the age of 70 have shown up for a pick-up game of Pickleball. What is Pickleball?