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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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Cornerstone Hosts Casino Night for Canton Food Pantry

Pictured above: Back row L to R — Chef Dennis DiBiasio, Resident Marie Pokorski, friend Laurel Cooper, family member Chris O’Halloran, family member Cheryl Conroy, Wellness Coordinator Morine Simonds, Resident Care Director, Samantha Chavez, Assistant Executive Director Libby Mattei, EnrichedLIFE Director Nell Kavolius; Front row L to R: Executive Director, Michael Schaus, Resident Sylvia Blumenthal,…

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Cornerstone Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

  Happy Birthday to Canton’s newest centenarian, Millie Blazis, who celebrated her 100th birthday last week at Cornerstone at Canton! Born and raised in Lawrence, Millie settled in Norwood where she raised her daughter and maintained her home for 77 years before coming to Cornerstone three and a half years ago. She retired after 37…

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