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.

february, 2018

1febCurrent Events10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
8febHistory of the Phonograph1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
13febDiscovery Wellness LectureWhen the Beat is Irregular10:30 am - 11:30 am 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028

Valentine’s Love is in the Air

On February 14th we had our annual Valentine’s Day “Love is in the Air” event with a performance by James Michael. James is phenomenal baritone singer that mesmerizes audiences with his singing, personal stories and wonderful spirit. He sang beloved Broadway classics that melted our hearts. We love when James Michael comes to visit because he brings […]

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Sunday Afternoon Cello Performance

Thirzdah Bendokas captivated us during her recent cello performance. She looks forward to playing her beautiful melodies for us on Sunday afternoons. She instructs residents to close their eyes and listen intently to the calm and soothing music. We look forward to her visits because it makes for a quiet and relaxing day, a perfect reset for […]

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The Power of Music

It was a fun-filled time when Willie Nininger came to perform for us. The residents and associates danced in the aisles together. That’s what it is like when Willie comes to East Village Place, he brings his music and we all come alive. His wide variety of music includes Country, Folk and Rock ‘n Roll, that brings back fond memories. […]

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Dan, Son of Resident Lily Moriarty, is Worry Free knowing his Mother is Well Cared for at East Village Place

WINTER IS TOUGH ON AGING PARENTS Get the facts on assisted living and memory care before the snow falls. Solutions may be closer than you think. “November 1st we moved mom in and then we had the worst winter we’ve had here in quite a while, that particular winter. I don’t know how we would’ve […]

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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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Baking with Love Finale Class

Together we made a beautiful and tasty bouquet! This was the end result of our Baking with Love class. The finished product was created by residents and chef Steve. What you see here are layers of cake with hydrangea cupcakes on top, made to look like a pot. The layers of cake consisted of a variety of flavors and it tasted absolutely delicious! Great job everyone, […]

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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East Village Place Hosts Veteran’s Barbeque

Our veterans thought it would be nice to have a Veteran’s Barbeque, and that’s just what they did. Unfortunately it rained so we had to have it in doors, but that didn’t spoil anything. Everyone enjoyed steak, roasted potatoes, garden salad, corn on the cob and strawberry trifle for dessert. Everyone had a great time […]

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Valentine’s Luncheon & Entertainment

CareOne invited us to attend their annual Valentine’s Luncheon at the East Longmeadow Senior Center on Tuesday February 13th. We enjoyed lunch and heard some great entertainment. So many people attended they had to set up more tables and chairs to accommodate everyone. The food was great and the dessert even better.  

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Our Trip to Festival of Trees!

Our whole group from all levels of care attended The Melha Shriners “Festival of Trees” for a special afternoon of viewing their beautiful Christmas Trees in a lovely Victorian setting. We were treated to refreshments of tea, coffee and cookies. Some even got to sit on Santa’s lap. We all had a grand time. Looking […]

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Luncheon to CareOne & Entertainment with Dave Colucci

We were invited to CareOne Redstone for their Annual Fall Luncheon and entertainment with Dave Colucci. We enjoyed homemade beef stew with biscuits and of course hot apple pie with vanilla ice cream. Dave was fantastic! He had us all singing, laughing and clapping away with his infectious music. Everyone had a great time and […]

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The Jazz Era with Jim Raynor

When Jim Raynor said he wanted give a class about the jazz era, we were excited. Jim prepared his script, picked his topics, selected his musicians, and described it like we were there in the room, listening to all the musicians songs and singers melody’s. When he played Benny Goodman’s song “Let’s Dance,” and other various singers […]

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Music is the Pathway to Our Soul

Pathways resident, Frank Pelligrino, decided to tickle the ivories yesterday, impressing everyone in the room. Through Expressive Arts, our community uses music, art and movement to tap into all forms of creativity for an alternative form of communication beyond words.

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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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East Village Place Awarded Best of Senior Living Award for 2018

SeniorAdvisor.com has awarded East Village Place a Best of Senior Living Award for 2018. This exclusive designation honors the top 1% of senior-care providers across the U.S. and Canada. “We are honored to be the only community in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts to receive this prestigious award three years running. Our commitment to creating an extraordinary […]

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Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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Caring.com Review – Well Maintained Community

East Village Place was good, clean, and well maintained. It was small, but they did have a nice outdoor area. If my mother-in-law were still in MA, East Village Place would be the place I would highly consider. The dining area was very nice and very well decorated. It would be an appealing place to […]

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Google+ Review – Caring, Attentive and Loving Staff

My mother was here for the last year of her life. The staff is very caring, attentive and loving. They did their best to care for my mom as she declined and adjusted to her growing needs. Facility is well maintained and the food is good. The facility has a homey atmosphere.

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Caring.com Review – A Personal, Warm and Inviting Community

We placed my mom at East Village Place. It’s a very good place and they understand the whole concept for care of elderly people. They have two levels so we wouldn’t have to move my mom if she needed more care. They have exercise programs and memory care activities. They have a courtyard with a […]

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Music is the Pathway to Our Soul

Pathways resident, Frank Pelligrino, decided to tickle the ivories yesterday, impressing everyone in the room. Through Expressive Arts, our community uses music, art and movement to tap into all forms of creativity for an alternative form of communication beyond words.

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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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