Whether or not residents were of Irish heritage, it’s safe to say we all had a blast celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day over the span of several days! On Friday, residents participated in a baking demonstration of homemade Irish Soda Bread; we even churned our own butter to generously spread on the fresh, warm bread. While […]
Yesterday morning we hosted a drumming circle led by certified instructor, Tim Kane. The program proved to be extremely upbeat... pun intended! Residents gathered in the Wellness Room and each received a large djembe drum. Tim explained the history of the drums to us, sharing that the drums originated in West Africa hundreds of years […]
We are celebrating a very special birthday today, as one of our beloved residents turns 105 years old! Maria Reiter was born in Slovakia on February 1st, 1914. She is quite the intriguing woman to say the least! Maria speaks three languages - English, Hungarian, and Slovak. She was a teacher in Slovakia during the […]
This video is guaranteed to put a smile on your face! Watch as our residents sing a classic lullaby to Luna, our tiny therapy kitten. Luna has stolen the hearts of residents, staff, and family visitors since she made her debut here at East Village Place last week. The residents love to cradle her in […]
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.
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 […]
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” […]