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  • December 2019 Community Life Calendars

    December 2019 Community Life Calendars

    Looking for the 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.

  • November 2019 Community Life Calendars and Newsletter

    November 2019 Community Life Calendars and Newsletter

    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.

  • October 2019 Community Life Calendars

    October 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.

  • August 2019 Community Life Calendars

    August 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.

  • July 2019 Community Life Calendars

    July 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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Summer 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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Fun & Games at the Springfield Museum’s “Toytopia” Exhibit!

The A-Team took our residents on an exciting field trip to the Springfield Museum! Our awesome Alyssa (community life), and amazing Annetta (naya), led the tour through the museum’s featured exhibit called “Toytopia.” The exhibit encourages museum-goers to take a trip down memory lane by exploring the immersive special exhibition which features popular toys from […]

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Celebrating the First Day of Spring at the Smith College Botanic Garden!

Spring has officially sprung, and there’s no better way to celebrate than a trip to the beautiful Botanic Gardens at Smith College! Residents accompanied Community Life on a fun-filled outing to Northampton, MA on the very first day of Spring. Residents were in awe of the wide variety of colorful flowers & plants as we leisurely […]

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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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Fun & Games at the Springfield Museum’s “Toytopia” Exhibit!

The A-Team took our residents on an exciting field trip to the Springfield Museum! Our awesome Alyssa (community life), and amazing Annetta (naya), led the tour through the museum’s featured exhibit called “Toytopia.” The exhibit encourages museum-goers to take a trip down memory lane by exploring the immersive special exhibition which features popular toys from […]

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Celebrating the First Day of Spring at the Smith College Botanic Garden!

Spring has officially sprung, and there’s no better way to celebrate than a trip to the beautiful Botanic Gardens at Smith College! Residents accompanied Community Life on a fun-filled outing to Northampton, MA on the very first day of Spring. Residents were in awe of the wide variety of colorful flowers & plants as we leisurely […]

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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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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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Lots of Laughter at the Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration!

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 […]

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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 […]

Read more about Fun on the Drums!

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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December 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for the 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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November 2019 Community Life Calendars and Newsletter

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.

Read more about November 2019 Community Life Calendars and Newsletter

October 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.

Read more about October 2019 Community Life Calendars