The Best All-Inclusive 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 minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare.

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.

Life at East Village Place

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The Troubadours Big Band Show

On May 16th we had the Troubadours Big Band Show come to entertain East Village Place residents and what a performance it was! Everyone got involved with the singing and dancing. It was an incredible event.

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Planting Our Garden with Jeff the Plant Guy

It’s that time of year again to do some planting… and the residents did just that! We have 2 raised gardens that the residents plant flowers, vegetables and herbs in every year. They take turns tending to the garden and keeping it kept up. So on May 13th they planted the garden with Jeff the Plant Guy who does […]

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East Village Place Tea Party – An Elegant Affair

Three of my associates came to me and said they wanted to put on a Tea Party for the women of East Village Place and wanted to make it an elegant affair. They wanted to make it reminiscent of a British Tea Party, so special invitations were made for the date of May 13th, 2015 at 1:30pm, out came the china […]

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Resident Spotlight

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William “Bill” Kelleher – Always Keeping Us Entertained

William “Bill” Kelleher is one of our many residents that are thriving at East Village Place.  He and his wife Marie moved here in June of 2014 and he has been thriving ever since. Bill had a play that he and a few friends worked on for years, and he wanted to put it on […]

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2015 Ms Massachusetts Senior America Pageant

An enthusiastic group of residents traveled to Holyoke to cheer on JoAnn McNaughton as she competed in the 2015 Ms Massachusetts Senior America Pageant. JoAnn is pictured with three residents at East Village Place—Dick Samolis, Bill Kelleher, and Bob McMahon—who visited the pageant to support JoAnn. Each contestant showcased their “signature walk” during the show […]

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Dining

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Iron Chef Competition

Each Watermark University semester associates and residents rack their brains to come up with new fun and enriching classes to add to the daily schedule. Jeff Ross, Dining Service Director and Executive Chef, has taken The Watermark principle “Come from Abundance” and has gone above and beyond in creating an exciting and interactive program for the […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

1. Melt 1 bag chocolate chips in the microwave (15 seconds, stir, repeat until melted smooth). 2. Spread chocolate in bottom of a 9×9 pan. Let harden. 3. Mix together 1 1/2 cups peanut butter with 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Spread over hardened chocolate. 4. Melt 1 more bag of chocolate chips. 5. Spread on […]

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April 20th is National Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day!

Topping: 6 tablespoons butter 1 cup brown sugar (packed) 20 ounce can pineapple slices Marachino cherries Cake: 1 yellow cake mix 3 eggs 1/3 cup vegetable oil 20 ounce can crushed pineapple (un-drained) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt 6 tablespoons butter in 9 x 13 pan in oven. Remove pan from oven and […]

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Out and About

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“In The Mood” 19 Piece Swing Band Trip to Boston Mass

On May 14th, 13 of us took a trip to Boston Mass to see “In The Mood,” a 19 piece swing band. What a time we all had! Our motor coach picked us up right here at East Village Place and off to Boston we went. We stopped and had some lunch at the Phillips Restaurant and […]

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2015 Ms Massachusetts Senior America Pageant

An enthusiastic group of residents traveled to Holyoke to cheer on JoAnn McNaughton as she competed in the 2015 Ms Massachusetts Senior America Pageant. JoAnn is pictured with three residents at East Village Place—Dick Samolis, Bill Kelleher, and Bob McMahon—who visited the pageant to support JoAnn. Each contestant showcased their “signature walk” during the show […]

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You’re Never too “Mature” to Ride the Carousel

Enjoying a day out to the carosuel in Holyoke, Ma. – Jessica, Bessie, Agnes, Anita, Sue, Audrey, Marge and Dee proved today that not only children enjoy riding the carosuel.

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On Aging

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The Power of Music – Alive Inside

Residents, visitors, and many more discovered the power of music through the powerful documentary, Alive Inside. The movie was a resounding success at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival—where the film won the Audience Award—and it proved to have a similar reception at East Village Place. Alive Inside follows Dan Cohen, a social worker and founder […]

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Occupational Therapy Month!

Since April is Occupational Therapy Month, people of all ages are encouraged to share positive stories about how occupational therapy has enabled them—or a person they know and love—to thrive. There are many methods you can use to spread the word about occupational therapy, such as using social media, holding contests, informing your co-workers, and […]

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Pathways Residents Make Sweet Sounds

Pathways Memory Care residents look forward to spending time with Gina Willettes from Grace Music Therapy on a monthly basis. Music therapy is an effective treatment for those living with dementia or memory loss. Research shows that music is more than something people listen to for enjoyment. It suggests that music can have a powerful impact on the human […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Very welcoming community, everyone knows mom by name.

We are very happy our mother landed at EVP. Mom needs a little more care to help her along in her recovery phase. They have been doing a great job providing what she needs and bringing in the extra such as PT and OT. She is happy there, which says volumes. We feel she is […]

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Caring.com Review – Everyone seemed genuinely happy to live there.

This facility was extremely lovely on the inside and out. The staff was very friendly to my group and helped us with our belongings and all set up requirements, and the occupants were enthusiastic and excited for our performance and were very complimentary post-performance. Everyone who lived there seemed genuinely happy to be there, which […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – I was very impressed with this place.

I was very impressed with this place, especially with the fact they specialize in memory care. I like the fact that they are willing to have her come in for a few hours just to see if she gets adjusted and it would be complimentary. Also the fact they do day care and weekends and […]

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