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Canton Man Featured in Boston Fire Department Relief Fund Book

Cornerstone at Canton resident Paul Callaghan recently learned that he is going to be featured in a book of photos being put together by the Boston Fire Department Relief Fund. Traditionally, this publication features current firefighters, but this year the organization included some retired firefighters like Callaghan. See photos in the Canton Journal.

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South Shore Native Receives Special Lifetime Achievement Award at 90

On September 20th, Claire Botsch received a special Lifetime Achievement Award from Cornerstone at Canton, the Assisted Living and Memory Support Community that she calls home. Staff and family members participated in the award ceremony (both in-person and virtually) that highlighted Claire’s life story and personal achievements. The event also served as a 90th birthday…

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Canton students parade past assisted living community

CANTON, MA – With Assisted Living Communities across Massachusetts restricting visitors and schools finishing out the academic year under distance learning measures, the students at St. John the Evangelist School were missing their weekly visits to their friends at Cornerstone at Canton. That’s when Darlene McKay, Community Service Coordinator at St. John’s, decided to reach…

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Canton’s Cornerstone Residents Share Advice for Graduating Seniors

Cornerstone at Canton recently asked residents what advice they would give to seniors graduating from high school and college this year and documented their answers in a photo series. The Assisted Living residents used handwritten signs to share some words of wisdom, hoping it would inspire excitement and possibility during what can be an uncertain…

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Llamas Provide Comfort to Canton Seniors

CANTON, MA – It was a special day at Cornerstone at Canton Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support when llamas Nova and Julia from Plain View Farm stopped by for a visit! See the heartwarming video from NBC10 Boston.

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Cornerstone at Canton Residents Share Their Gratitude

CANTON, MA – It’s the little things that sometimes matter the most in life, and residents of Cornerstone at Canton took advantage of a sunny afternoon to share what they are most grateful for.  Residents of Canton’s Assisted Living Community used handwritten signs to share their appreciation for the spring weather, good health, and their…

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Cornerstone Hosts Creative Outdoor Concert

CANTON, MA – Residents at Cornerstone at Canton Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support received a sweet surprise on March 18th when vocalist Michael Goodwin performed an outdoor concert for everyone to enjoy. As residents sang and danced along inside, Goodwin serenaded them with classic hits such as “Danny Boy,” “Purple Heather” and “When Irish Eyes…

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Cornerstone at Canton Celebrates Valentine's Day

CANTON — It was a sweet celebration for residents and associates at Cornerstone at Canton this Valentine’s Day. The morning started off with a pancake breakfast made by executive director Mike Schaus. In the afternoon, residents were treated to a Valentines’ Day love-themed concert featuring Steve King on piano and vocals followed by strawberries dipped…

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Cornerstone Brings Dementia Training to Vocational Students

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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