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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Crafty craft class with Dee & Donna

The residents loved their finished products in craft class. Terracotta pots turned into a frog, two different kinds of butterfly’s and a lady bug.  

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Residents playing a game of Uno

Here you see our volunteer Vanessa Grande teaching our residents how to play a game of Uno. The pictures say a thousand words, the residents just love her infectious smile and her willingness to teach them all sorts of new things. They all had a wonderful time. You could here the laughter and see the […]

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Summer Beach Party

What a nice hot summer day it was for our July 21st Beach Party here at East Village Place in our very own courtyard. We danced to the tunes of the duo called ” The Elderly Brothers,” Tom Stankus & Brian Gillie. The spirits were high that night along with the awesome appetizers and beverages […]

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Resident Spotlight


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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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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Tribute to Neil Diamond Summer Concert

Every year the East Longmeadow High School puts on a summer concert. We attend at least 4 of them every year. Our first, was a tribute to Neil Diamond. We enjoy listening to his favorite recordings. We bring the lawn chairs, have snacks and just relax to the songs of yester year.

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Car Show in Chicopee

What a nice evening. Community Life Director, Dee Foster alongside 6 residents took off on an adventure in the van to Chicopee to see the Car Show. Although it looked like it might rain, it didn’t, but some of the car owners were  a little skeptical so there weren’t as many there. The ones that did come […]

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Residents Enjoy Picnic at Redstone in East Longmeadow

Residents, Dee Foster, Community Life Director and John were invited to attend the annual picnic at Redstone in East Longmeadow, Mass. We enjoyed hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, potato salad, macaroni salad, watermelon, corn on the cob, beans and for dessert good old-fashioned strawberry shortcake. We all had a great time listening to the tunes of an Irish […]

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On Aging


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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SeniorAdvisor Review – A lovely and intimate community offering various activities.

I think the East Village Place is lovely and intimate. The apartments are very nice. The grounds are beautiful. The communication with the staff is pretty good. They offer various activities. They have live entertainment, singing groups, crafts, bingo, church service, and more. They also have a van that is able to take the residents […]

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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 […]

Read more 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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