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.

may, 2018

3mayCinco De Mayo Luncheon & Entertainment11:30 am - 1:30 pm
4mayThe Melha Shrine Circus2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8mayEco Friendly Scarf Making1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028
21maySpring Lunch & Learn10:30 am - 1:00 pm 50 Benton Drive East Longmeadow, Mass 01028

Please Volunteer to Help with Veteran Grave Flagging

The Holyoke Veterans Services has asked for our help to re-flag graves that need new flags that are worn from the weather. We have been asked to help on Sunday May 20th at 12:30pm at Elmwood Cemetery 2190 Northampton Street, Holyoke MA. We are asking residents, associates, families and friends to donate some of your time to give a veteran […]

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Summer 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Current Events to Arthritis Exercise Class to Eco Friendly Scarves to Loom Knitting and even Science for Seniors, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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Ukulele Players Visit East Village Place

What a way to spend a Saturday afternoon listening to a great group of ukulele players that were amazing. They played familiar tunes that everyone knew and remembered. There was laughter and a lot of fun going on around in the room. They were very entertaining and we hope we can get them to come […]

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Resident James Raynor is Loving His Active Lifestyle and Enjoys Peace of Mind for Future Unknowns at East Village Place

LEAVE YOUR WORRIES BEHIND Peace of mind for you or a loved one may be closer than you think with the right community. “Of course, you had the nurse’s aide in attendance 24 hours per day. There were times when my wife figured she needed someone to check on her and this was perhaps the […]

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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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Animals, Clowns and Acrobats… A Thrilling Circus Performance

What's become a yearly tradition, we attended The Melha Shriner's Circus again this year! Dee Foster, our Community Life Director, received complimentary tickets from The Melha Shriner's 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. On May 4th, […]

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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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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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