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

    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 […]

  • Festive DIY Recipe Jars!

    Festive DIY Recipe Jars!

    Residents participated in a festive arts & crafts program where they created a homemade recipe jar to either give as a gift or keep for themselves! Diana’s Watermark University course, “DIY Gifts,” was a hit with the holidays just a couple weeks away. During the class, residents measured out all of the dry ingredients required […]

  • Let the December Festivities Begin!

    Let the December Festivities Begin!

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at East Village Place! Community Life has been working diligently to decorate like busy little elves, making everything look festive and bright. Residents in Our Place helped decorate the tree in their living room and it came out wonderful. Community Life Assistant, Sterling, held a crafting […]

  • December 2018 Community Life Calendars

    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.

  • Giving Back: East Village Place Visits Local Animal Shelter

    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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Festive DIY Recipe Jars!

Residents participated in a festive arts & crafts program where they created a homemade recipe jar to either give as a gift or keep for themselves! Diana’s Watermark University course, “DIY Gifts,” was a hit with the holidays just a couple weeks away. During the class, residents measured out all of the dry ingredients required […]

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Let the December Festivities Begin!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at East Village Place! Community Life has been working diligently to decorate like busy little elves, making everything look festive and bright. Residents in Our Place helped decorate the tree in their living room and it came out wonderful. Community Life Assistant, Sterling, held a crafting […]

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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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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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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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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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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 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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Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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Celebrating Our Veterans!

Today was a special day dedicated to all of our beloved Veterans who reside here at East Village Place. In recognition of Veteran's Day, our morning program showcased video interviews of several of our residents who have served in various branches of the military, followed by staff reading poems honoring their courage and bravery. Each […]

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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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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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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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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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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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November 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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October 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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