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World War II Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday at Compass on the Bay

SOUTH BOSTON, MA – World War II Army Veteran Ottavio Cerullo rang in his 100th birthday in style on April 26th alongside his sister and the residents and staff of Compass on the Bay in South Boston. Affectionately known as Ott, the Memory Support Assisted Living community pulled out all the stops for his birthday,…

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Compass on the Bay Hosts Spring Weekend of Service

BOSTON, MA – The outdoor gardens at Compass on the Bay in South Boston are looking as colorful as ever thanks to a group of volunteers who took part in the Memory Support Assisted Living community’s Spring Weekend of Service. During the weekend event, volunteers from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services, Northeastern University,…

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Compass on the Bay Unveils New Resident Art Gallery

BOSTON, MA – Residents of Compass on the Bay celebrated this week as they officially unveiled the newest addition to their community: an art gallery full of paintings and drawings they created over the past year.  For residents and staff of the Memory Support Assisted Living community, the installation serves as a tool to help…

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Compass on the Bay Celebrates Italy with Food and Fun

SOUTH BOSTON, MA – Compass on the Bay residents had a first class ticket for a trip to Italy as they explored the nation’s food and culture from the comfort of home.  The European getaway was part of the community’s Grab Your Passport program, which is an immersive program that allows residents to spend one…

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Representative Biele Thanks Frontline Workers at Compass on the Bay

SOUTH BOSTON, MA – Staff and residents of Compass on the Bay received a special surprise on February 19th when State Representative David Biele (D -South Boston, Dorchester) stopped by to personally deliver lunch and thank the community’s frontline workers, following the vaccination of staff and residents.  Compass on the Bay’s associates and residents enjoyed…

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Bon Appétit at Compass On The Bay

Compass on the Bay Director of Dining Experience Ken McCluskey and resident chefs Harriet Donovan, Michelle Peters, and John Campedelli worked together to bake a delicious Brain Healthy Green Bean Casserole. Compass on the Bay’s management company Senior Living Residences (SLR) is the developer of the Brain Healthy Cooking Program, an award-winning nutrition program that…

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Therapy Horses Bring Smiles to Compass on the Bay

BOSTON, MA —  While Idaho the miniature horse may be small in stature, he performs a very important job. Residents of Compass on the Bay, a Memory Support Assisted Living Community in South Boston, recently enjoyed a visit from Idaho and the team at Lifting Spirits Miniature Therapy Horses, who travel to senior living communities…

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Compass on the Bay Donates Food to South Boston Neighborhood House

BOSTON, MA — One in 8 people in Massachusetts is expected to struggle with hunger or experience food insecurity due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Feeding America, 2020). Compass on the Bay wanted to do their part to help neighbors in need by holding a food drive to benefit South Boston Neighborhood House, which serves area…

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Compass Residents Decorate Community with Hand-Painted Signs

BOSTON, MA – Compass on the Bay in South Boston doesn’t just have one artist in residence – they have a community full of them! Residents of the Memory Support Assisted Living community recently showcased their painting prowess by creating custom wooden signs to decorate their apartments.  “At Compass on the Bay, we take a…

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Compass on they Bay Receives Dozens of Personalized Cards

BOSTON, MA – With Assisted Living communities across Massachusetts restricting visitors, many friends, family members, and even small businesses are using the mail to spread cheer to seniors. At Compass on the Bay in South Boston, residents received a special surprise this month when Hollister Staffing sent each resident a personalized card to read and…

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