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Nashoba Park Assisted Living Unveils New Community Renovations

AYER, MA — Nashoba Park Assisted Living has unveiled new community renovations, ushering in modern, stylish updates to its common spaces.  The Volunteers of America Massachusetts community, professionally managed by Senior Living Residences of Braintree, has been a pillar of the Nashoba Valley community for more than fifteen years and launched this expansion project in…

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Nashoba Park Assisted Living Earns Platinum SAGECare LGBTQ Credential

Nashoba Park Assisted Living recently gained recognition for achieving the platinum accreditation level for its SAGECare credential. SAGECare is an organization that provides LGBTQ cultural competency training and consulting to service providers. Earning the Platinum credential through SAGECare signifies that at least 80% of Nashoba Park’s staff have been trained to better understand the cultures,…

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Furry Friend Pays a Visit to Nashoba Park Residents

Nashoba Park Assisted Living was filled with smiles and delight as Sir Erik the alpaca, from Harvard Alpaca Ranch, paid a special visit. Residents got the opportunity to connect with the animal, pet his soft fur and enjoy his calming presence. Harvard Alpaca Ranch is family-owned and operated. Owners Matthew and Amy Varrell hope to…

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Former Flower Shop Owner Receives Special Lifetime Achievement Award

AYER, MA — Dottie Bambini recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Nashoba Park. The award ceremony recognized her personal and professional accomplishments. In 1964, Bambini and her husband Mario purchased the Neponset Parkway Greenhouses in Hyde Park. The couple owned the busy flower shop for 18 years, regularly working seven days a week. To…

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Nashoba Park Resident Receives Special Lifetime Achievement Award

Rose Bardell, a Lynn native and former Townsend resident, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Nashoba Park, recognizing her long list of accomplishments throughout her life and honoring her personal history. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1933, Rose moved to Montreal, Canada as a baby and lived there until she was 12. After…

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Therapy Dog Greta Brings Smiles to Nashoba Park

Residents at Nashoba Park Assisted Living in Ayer have been enjoying visits from therapy dog Greta for 10 years as of this July. Greta and her owner Martha McCown visit regularly from the Pets and People Foundation of Westford. As a thank you for bringing joy and happiness to the senior community, Nashoba Park residents…

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Therapy Horse Brings Smiles to Seniors at Nashoba Park

AYER, MA — While Idaho the miniature horse may be small in stature, he performs a very important job. Residents of Nashoba Park Assisted Living in Ayer recently enjoyed a visit from Idaho and the team at Lifting Spirits Miniature Therapy Horses, who travel to senior living communities and other care settings providing comfort, and…

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Nashoba Park Resident Celebrates Lifetime Achievement Award

AYER, MA – Ann Laggis, an accomplished artist and active member of the Ayer community, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award at Nashoba Park, recognizing her long list of accomplishments throughout her life and honoring her personal history. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, Ann moved to Ayer in 1947 after marrying her husband Peter. A Cub…

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Nashoba Park Provides Grab and Go Meals for Bolton Seniors

BOLTON, MA – Nashoba Park Assisted Living in Ayer is finding creative ways to give back to the local community, recently providing more than 50 meals to the local community through a Grab and Go meal program at the Bolton Council on Aging. Brain Keefe, Director of Dining Experience at Nashoba Park, and his team…

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Nashoba Park Holds Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic for Residents and Staff

AYER, MA – On Friday, January 29th, residents and staff of Nashoba Park were able to get their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. This was one of the region’s first Assisted Living community clinics. The vaccines were administered by CVS Health/Omnicare through an arrangement between the healthcare company and Senior Living Residences of Braintree,…

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