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The Cambridge Homes gifts 'Blessing Bags' to local veterans

The Cambridge Homes News

On Dec.19, nearly 200 bags filled with holiday gifts were delivered to the Bedford Veterans Affairs Peer Services Department by associates at The Cambridge Homes Independent and Assisted Living community. This “Blessing Bags” initiative was launched seven years ago by Teresa Burns, executive director at The Cambridge Homes, and has helped hundreds of less fortunate…

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A Woman of WWII

Methuen Village News

Merrimack Valley’s oldest female veteran, 98, looks back on service, life METHUEN — From a well-worn armchair in the Methuen Village retirement home, 98-year-old Theresa Skorupka smirked about the rebellious teenage decision that shaped her life. During a time when her classmates were disappearing from school to join the workforce — including her three sisters…

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Concord Park Senior Living Hosts Holiday Celebration

Concord Park News

CONCORD, MA — On Thursday, December 12th, Concord Park Senior Living hosted a holiday celebration to remember. More than 40 guests including residents, families and staff gathered at the Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support Community to enjoy an evening of good cheer, festive entertainment and tasty holiday favorites. The menu included shrimp cocktail, various…

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Methuen Village Assisted Living Celebrates 10 Years

Methuen Village News

METHUEN, MA — It was just a short ten years ago that Methuen Village Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support opened its doors to local seniors. It was the area’s first community of its kind, offering both assisted living and a renowned memory care neighborhood on the same campus. Today, the community which is located…

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Dr. Budson Presents at Milton Council on Aging

Standish Village News

Have you ever had a slip in memory and worried that it could indicate the start of Alzheimer’s disease? In recognition of November as Alzheimer’s Awareness month, the Milton Council on Aging hosted Dr. Andrew Budson, Associate Director & Education Core Leader at the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, for a presentation on Alzheimer’s and…

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Cornerstone Brings Dementia Training to Vocational Students

Cornerstone at Canton News

CANTON, MA — There is growing involvement worldwide from young people who are joining the Dementia Friendly Movement, getting educated about the science behind the disease and how to support older adults with cognitive impairment. Cornerstone at Canton has gotten involved by hosting a dementia awareness and sensitivity training for students from Blue Hills Regional…

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Standish Village Honors Resident Veterans

Standish Village News

BOSTON, MA – It was a particularly poignant Veterans Day at Standish Village, an Assisted Living & Memory Support Community located in Lower Mills, this year as the community unveiled a new photo wall honoring resident veterans for their bravery and sacrifice.  The Standish Village “Wall of Heroes” was completed just in time for the…

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Concord Park Residents and Families Enjoy Fall Fest

Concord Park News

CONCORD, MA – On Saturday, October 26th, over 50 residents, family members, friends and staff enjoyed a true old-fashioned Fall Fest at Concord Park Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support. Organized by Concord Park’s Director of Compass Programming, Dan Petitt,  and Program Assistant Emily Seaman, the community was transformed into a beautiful Autumn retreat for…

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Quincy’s Alzheimer’s Support Group Receive Care Packages

Standish Village News

QUINCY, MA — Each month, the Quincy Council on Aging hosts an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support for individuals who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other memory impairments, giving them an opportunity to share personal stories and receive advice from others who understand what they’re going through. At the COA’s October meeting, Compass on…

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Alzheimer’s and CTE Expert Speaks at Heights Crossing

Heights Crossing News

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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