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  • Declutter to Help Others

    Declutter to Help Others

    Do you have too much stuff? You can declutter your home and help others thrive at the same time. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you make the most of your unwanted possessions. Check out these suggestions from Watermark and then contact us if you need help getting started. We’re always […]

  • Sugary Sweets Baked with Love!

    Sugary Sweets Baked with Love!

    One of the perks about being a chef here at East Village Place is having the ability to get creative when it comes to preparing culinary dishes. Steve Michon has been a chef here for almost four years, and one of his favorite pastimes is baking. Steve took it upon himself to whip up something special for […]

  • Fun on the Drums!

    Fun on the Drums!

    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 […]

  • Residents Had a Ball Celebrating the Super Bowl!

    Residents Had a Ball Celebrating the Super Bowl!

    As many of our residents are natives of New England, you can only imagine the amount of diehard Patriots fans that call East Village Place home. We celebrated Super Bowl Sunday by throwing a pre-game party complete with an array of delicious snacks & drinks. Community Life baked a cake and frosted it with a […]

  • Massachusetts State Representative Brian Ashe Commemorates East Village Place Resident on her 105th Birthday!

    Massachusetts State Representative Brian Ashe Commemorates East Village Place Resident on her 105th Birthday!

    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 […]

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Declutter to Help Others

Do you have too much stuff? You can declutter your home and help others thrive at the same time. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you make the most of your unwanted possessions. Check out these suggestions from Watermark and then contact us if you need help getting started. We’re always […]

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Sugary Sweets Baked with Love!

One of the perks about being a chef here at East Village Place is having the ability to get creative when it comes to preparing culinary dishes. Steve Michon has been a chef here for almost four years, and one of his favorite pastimes is baking. Steve took it upon himself to whip up something special for […]

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Fun on the Drums!

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 […]

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Resident Julian Zawacki is Loving Delicious Dining and Worry-Free Living at East Village Place

UNEXPECTED PLEASURES You’d be surprised how wonderful life can be in the right retirement community. Why wait another day to discover what you’re missing? “What’d most surprise [potential residents] is, in two hours they’d probably have made some kind of friendships.” – Julian Zawacki, resident of East Village Place MEET JULIAN ZAWACKI, A SWEET-TOOTHED PAINTER […]

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Residents Art and Marilyn Barstow are Thriving at East Village Place

STRESS RELIEF AND MORE Caring for a loved one can take its toll on any caregiver’s health and well-being. The right retirement community spells relief. “I don’t have to go out and shop anymore. I used to do all kind of things if she wasn’t feeling well, like run to the doctor or elsewhere. It’s […]

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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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Sugary Sweets Baked with Love!

One of the perks about being a chef here at East Village Place is having the ability to get creative when it comes to preparing culinary dishes. Steve Michon has been a chef here for almost four years, and one of his favorite pastimes is baking. Steve took it upon himself to whip up something special for […]

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Spotlight on Our Talented Chef, Jeff Ross!

We are proud to share this article featuring our talented chef, Jeff Ross. Jeff recently traveled to Vriendschap Village, our sister community in Pella, Iowa, to share his years of knowledge and expertise, as well as demonstrate methods to prepare foods consistent with Thrive Dining™. "Thrive Dining turns traditional meals into finger foods, adding dignity to […]

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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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East Village Place Veterans Attend the 215th Army Band Performance at Symphony Hall!

Community Life recently organized a very special outing for our wonderful Veterans who reside here at East Village Place. We were honored to attend a holiday concert at Symphony Hall featuring a spectacular performance by the 215th Army Band of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. The musicians that comprise the 215th Army Band are all […]

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Giving Back: East Village Place Visits Local Animal Shelter

'Tis the season for giving, and we can't forget about our four-legged friends! The past few days we've been very busy preparing for a charitable outing to the Dakin Humane Society located in Springfield, MA. Each community of residents within East Village Place have all contributed in the process; residents in Pathways baked dog biscuits […]

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Trip to A.W. Brown’s Pet & Garden Store

Our Place residents enjoyed a fun field trip to a local pet store! Our Community Life Director brought residents to A.W. Brown's Pet & Garden store, which was her first job during high school. Diana gave residents a tour of the pet room and told funny stories about animal encounters during her time working at […]

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Celebrating 70 Years of Marriage

Married in Amherst, MA in 1948, Arthur and Marilyn Barstow will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2018. Arthur is from Hadley, MA and Marilyn (nee Moser) is from Amherst. Together they have four children. Known to their many family members and friends as Art and Lynn, the happy couple resides at East Village […]

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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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Fun on the Drums!

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 […]

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Massachusetts State Representative Brian Ashe Commemorates East Village Place Resident on her 105th Birthday!

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 […]

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Cold Weather Safety Tips

We want everyone to be safe during this cold weather season. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you thrive by sharing a few cold weather safety tips. This article from Watermark and the National Institute on Aging offers useful information and advice to help you and your loved ones stay warm […]

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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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Fun on the Drums!

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 […]

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Massachusetts State Representative Brian Ashe Commemorates East Village Place Resident on her 105th Birthday!

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 […]

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Lullabies for Luna!

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 […]

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February 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club, or event to inspire, delight, or amaze you? Look no further! We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.    

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January 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club, or event to inspire, delight, or amaze you? Look no further! We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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December 2018 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club, or event to inspire, delight, or amaze you? Look no further! We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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