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.

september, 2017

1sepThemed Luncheon12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
6sepMonthly Caregiver Support Group6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
7sepThe Joy of Trains1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
12sepHip Hop Around The World1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028

Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 30 different classes with everything from Watercolor Painting to Music and Wellness to Current Events to Creative Crafts and even Bird Talk, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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Having Fun with Eco Printing

When Elleen Russell came to us and said she wanted to do eco-friendly scarves with our residents, Dee Foster, Community Life Director was amazed at how the residents embraced the concept. They had so much fun picking out their flowers and placing them on their scarves. There was a lot of chatter and excitement in […]

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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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32nd Annual East Longmeadow Rotary Club Concert 2017

Ladies from East Village Place attended the 32nd Annual East Longmeadow Rotary Club Concert 2017 and were featured on masslive.com posted on July 27th, 2017. Photo Credit: masslive.com  

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Accordion Orchestra Concert at East Longmeadow High School

It’s that time of year again when we attend the weekly summer concerts at East Longmeadow High School. This year they have a variety of performers, including Ray of Elvis, Neil Diamond Collection, Electric Accordion Orchestra, Dan Kane and Students, Changes in Latitude, Union Jack and The Satinwood Band (a new one added this year). We put […]

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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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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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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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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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SeniorAdvisor Review – My Mother-in-Law is Thriving Again

We brought my my mother-in-law to East Village Place after visits to three area memory care centers and 6 months of trying to convince her husband that this was a better option for her than he could give her himself in their home. Her behavior had become erratic and his frustrations very real. She would […]

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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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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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