East Village Place

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The Best Value in West Massachusetts Senior Living

East Village Place, located in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts is a retirement community offering Assisted Living and Two Levels of Memory Care on an intimately scaled senior campus, just outside Springfield and minutes from I-90 and I-91 with easy access to Boston and the rest of New England.

In this friendly atmosphere we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and unsurpassed customized care. Choose from studio apartments to spacious two-bedroom suites, wonderfully appointed with a kitchenette, large living room and bathrooms.

Residents of East Village Place enjoy services and amenities that support a carefree, fun-filled lifestyle. Our on-site amenities include two beautifully landscaped outdoor courtyards, complimentary van transportation, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, well-stocked library, an elegant dining room, as well as The Newport Pub for Happy Hours and The Coop coffee shop.

june, 2017

2junCrossword Puzzle Corner10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
9junCrossword Puzzle Corner10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
10junArt Expressions10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
13junHat's Off to the Red, White and Blue1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
14junGrace Notes Music Therapy Visits Pathways10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
16junCrossword Puzzle Corner10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
23junCrossword Puzzle Corner10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
29jun"Under the Big Top" 5 piece Brass Quintet6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
30junCrossword Puzzle Corner10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028

The Troubadours Patriotic Variety Show

The Troubadours are a non-profit group of volunteer senior citizens who love to perform for fellow seniors and the general public at various venues all over Connecticut and Massachusetts. They entertain with a wide variety of well known music and fun costumes. The performance was a mixture of humor, a little dancing with the audience and a […]

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Humble Bee’s Provide Delightful Musical Entertainment

The Humble Bees have provided unique musical entertainment throughout Connecticut for the past 14 years. We had the pleasure of have having them perform for all of us recently. They were both funny and very talented. Instruments played included a flea ukulele, fluke ukulele, firefly banjo, tenor guitar and a mini bass instrument. They were phenomenal […]

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Spoil Me Day at East Village Place

We all love to be spoiled, especially when we are the ones getting the special treatment. A group of cosmetology students from Franklin County Technical School treated our residents to manicures. The school prepares its students for success through technical and academic education. These 12 students were excited about making our residents feel and look good. And […]

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Resident Bob Harrington is Loving His Friend-Filled, Carefree Lifestyle at East Village Place

GREAT COUPLES CARE If your spouse needs care, you need not tough it out yourself. At the right retirement community, you can both thrive. “I used to drive over every day and spent a good part of the day with my wife here and then at night I’d go back home and I’d go back […]

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Cinco De Mayo Celebration!

We had a blast during our Cinco De Mayo luncheon. Residents enjoyed nachos topped with guacamole, Spanish rice and salsa as well as frozen margaritas while Mexican music filled the air. Everyone came prepared to join the festivities and really enjoyed themselves. Throughout this month will be exploring Mexico during our Famous People Watermark University class. Attendees will travel back […]

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Thrive Dining™ Featured in Local Reminder Newspaper

An article was recently published online at The Reminder, posted on April 6th, 2017. To read the entire article, please click here. Chef brings ‘Thrive Dining’ to East Village Place Jeff Ross, Food Service Director and Executive Chef, recently unveiled an innovative program called Thrive Dining™. Thrive Dining™ aims to restore the joy of dining for individuals […]

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Dining Services hits the road!

East Village Place Chef, Jeff Ross, hit the road and traveled to the Enfield Senior Center to showcase the delicious dining experience our residents enjoy daily living at the community. Jeff prepared, and with the help of some of the centers volunteers, served a complimentary Italian themed luncheon to 61 Enfield Senior Center members. The menu consisted of a tossed salad, handmade chicken parmesan, […]

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Pathways Residents Extraordinary Outing to Mill 180 Park

We packed up our picnic lunches and loaded up the van to head off to the park. It was a cold, damp, rainy day, but that wasn’t going to stop us. Community Life Assistant, Seth Frappier, had planned this adventure for months and we knew it was going to be a huge success! Picture an old mill […]

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Lions, Tigers and… Clowns!

The Melha Shrine Circus is back in town, and we were invited to attend again this year! Dee Foster, our Community Life Director, received 178 complimentary tickets from The Melha Shriners so that friends, family, staff and residents could be a kid for a day enjoying the sites, sounds (and dare we say smells) of the circus. […]

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Cinco De Mayo Dinner Outing

CareOne at Redstone in East Longmeadow graciously invited us to their Cinco De Mayo dinner. Residents had a great time and the food was great!

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Another Successful Irish Variety Show by Bill Kelleher!

Way to go Bill! You did an outstanding job with this years show. It was amazing how you put this together and the outcome was spectacular. Your jokes were superb as usual and the laughs you received from the audience was priceless. The two young 15 year old girls who came to perform their Irish dances […]

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“Growing Up in the 1930’s,” with Frank Quitadamo

If you missed Frank Quitadamo class today you missed an opportunity to learn so much valuable information about,”Growing Up in The 1930’s”. He started his class by going over his early childhood. Frank was raised in Worchester and attended the Roosevelt School where he played a lot of pranks on his first grade teacher. Frank […]

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Easter Bunny Surprise!

No one would have ever imagined that an Easter Bunny would show up during a sing along on Easter afternoon. Residents Victor and Claire got a grand surprise when the Easter Bunny got right in the middle of them. What a delightful way to make someone’s day. Thank you Diana Demers for coming in and making Easter amazing. […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Isabel Cummings – Going for the Girl Scout “Gold Award”

Isabel Cummings, a junior at Longmeadow High School, approached me to a do a project creating scrapbooks for our residents in our memory care neighborhood called Pathways. She hopes her project will help create stronger bonds between caregivers, residents and their families as well as give residents a fun and meaningful activity. This picture is her and […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom is Happy and Secure and it Gives us Peace of Mind

My Mom is happy with her new lifestyle and experiences. East Village Place (EVP) is doing and excellent job and is a good fit for Mom. EVP feels more like home than any place I have seen. EVP has a wide variety of activities so that all residents are kept active. Mom has made a […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Great Care and Value

I really like this community for good care for my mother in law. We were able to have a meal there and the food appeared to be good and we did it enjoy it. The staff is active with her, This is a great value and they offer a special floor for her needs. We […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff are very caring, kind and treat all the residents with respect.

The food at East Village Place looked good and I did not hear any complaints. The staff were wonderful with my mom and the other residents. They are very caring, kind and treat all the residents with respect. The community is clean and well taken care of. While mom did not participate in any activities […]

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Thrive Dining™ Makes Morning News!

Jeff Ross, Dining Services Director and Jessica Szczepanek, Sales Director joined Mass Appeal on February 20th to discuss a new program offered at East Village Place called Thrive Dining™. This revolutionary dining program engages the senses and promotes a healthy appetite, guarding against unintentional weight loss and significantly enhancing the dining experience for those individuals living […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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