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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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Initiative to Deliver Meals to Front-Line Senior Care Workers

HomeKook’d Committed to Giving Back During Difficult Time  Boston, MA — HomeKook’d is leading a new initiative to deliver free meals to front-line senior care workers who are putting their lives on the line to care for our seniors in communities. They are currently raising funds through a Go-FundMe campaign to cover the cost of…

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Southie Celebrates WWII Veteran's Birthday

World War II U.S. Army veteran Ottavio Cerullo couldn’t leave his residence to celebrate his 99th birthday Sunday amid the coronavirus pandemic, so South Boston brought the party to him. Boston Police officers and firefighters drove by his assisted living home blaring sirens and flashing lights, while supporters waved American flags, held signs and honked…

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Man Sings Outside Long-Time Girlfriend's Window

A Massachusetts man strummed a tune of love outside Compass on the Bay Memory Support Assisted Living Community in South Boston, MA. Ed Oliver Bohld’s longtime girlfriend, Mary Lou, has been living at the Compass for five years. He visits her daily and on Thursday decided to do something special. He rode his bike with…

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Compass on the Bay Hosts Wedding for Executive Director

Pictured above from left to right: Michelle Peters, resident at Compass and Bridesmaid, Paul Schaffrath, resident at Compass and Groomsman, Caitlyn Stoffle, and Janice Andrews, resident and Maid of Honor SOUTH BOSTON — On April 25th, Compass on the Bay held a re-enactment wedding for their Executive Director, Caitlyn Stoffle. Caitlyn officially married Shane Stoffle…

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Local Chef Wins Company Title “Top Chef”

[Pictured above from L to R: Kim Smith, Director of Culinary & Dining Services for Senior Living Residences, Ken McCluskey, Director of Dining Services at Compass on the Bay, and Tadd Clelland, Partner at Senior Living Residences.] Ken McCluskey, a Quincy resident and Executive Chef at Compass on the Bay Memory Support Assisted Living in…

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