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Middleboro Non-Profit Donates Face Shields to Heights Crossing

MIDDLEBORO, MA – When Rich Oakley founded BoroBot in 2018 in the old Green School building, he envisioned a tech-focused makerspace that allowed local students and curious adults to get hands-on experience with new technology. Now, with the help of donations from the local community, the non-profit has shifted gears from 3D printing courses and…

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Heights Crossing Hosts Family Easter Parade

BROCKTON, MA — With Assisted Living Communities and Nursing Homes restricting visitors, Heights Crossing found a creative way for families to spend at least part of Easter with their loved ones. On Easter Sunday, family and friends decorated their cars with paint, balloons and signs and drove around the senior community in an “Easter Car…

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Heights Crossing Receive Donated Flowers from Local Stop & Shop

BROCKTON, MA – Residents at Heights Crossing received a special delivery last week when Brockton’s Belmont Street Stop & Shop donated enough fresh flowers for the Assisted Living and Memory Support Community to create custom bouquets for each resident.  Cassandra Furtado, a Programming Assistant at the community, came up with the idea of delivering flowers…

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Donated Lobsters Bring Smiles to Heights Crossing Seniors

BROCKTON, MA –  Residents of Heights Crossing Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support Community were treated to a special lobster roll lunch on Tuesday thanks to the donation of 80 live lobsters from local businesses. Boston Lobster Company in South Boston provided the lobsters, which were paid for by New Generations Moving & Storage of…

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Alzheimer’s and CTE Expert Speaks at Heights Crossing

Alzheimer’s and CTE Expert Speaks at Heights Crossing BROCKTON, MA — Dr. Robert Stern, Director of Clinical Research for the Boston University Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center, gave a presentation titled “Reasons for Hope” at Heights Crossing Assisted Living in Brockton on October 30th to more than 40 individuals. At this event, co-sponsored by Heights…

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Oak Point Experiences Brain Healthy Cooking

MIDDLEBORO, MA — On April 16th, residents at Oak Point Retirement Community in Middleboro had the opportunity to hear from experts on how making more healthful and mindful food choices can benefit your brain and whole body health.  Oak Point hosted approximately 70 guests for “Celebrating the Mediterranean Diet” presented by the nonprofit Oldways, Health…

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Local Orgs Support Lawrence 1st Grade Class

Brockton, Middleboro and Lakeville Organizations Partner to Donate School Supplies to First Grade Class MIDDLEBORO, MA — Kathy Hermanson, Director of Community Relations for Heights Crossing Assisted Living in Brockton, recently presented the Middleboro Verizon team with a thank-you poster for their generous contribution to the “Backpacks for Santa” initiative this past holiday season. It all…

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Knitting by feel, blind woman makes hats for Brockton babies

Brockton Hospital recognized Dorothea Aronson for knitting dozens of hats for children born at the hospital. BROCKTON — Dorothea Aronson has been knitting since a neighbor taught her the craft at age 10. Now 88, Aronson has never stopped knitting — not even after she lost her sight to glaucoma. She likes to keep her…

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Heights Crossing Recognized as #1 in Brockton

Heights Crossing Assisted Living has been named #1 in Brockton for Best Retirement Living Residence in the 2018 Readers Choice Awards, as well as an Honorable Mention for Best Assisted Living Community. These awards are determined by the voices of local Brockton area residents voting for the companies, products and organizations that they hold in the…

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