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Methuen Village Shows Commitment to Serving LGBT Older Adults

It is estimated that there are currently around 3 million LGBTQ older adults in the U.S., and that number is expected to grow to around 7 million by 2030 (SAGECare). Methuen Village is the first in Methuen to achieve the Platinum accreditation level from SAGECare, an organization that provides LGBTQ Cultural Competency training and consulting…

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Miss Massachusetts Meets Former Local Pageant Winner

METHUEN, MA — Skarlet Ramirez, the current titleholder of Miss Massachusetts, recently had the opportunity to meet Frances Patti, the winner of the 1963 Miss Methuen Beauty Pageant. The two women described their ascents to stardom during their meeting on July 13. Patti, who now resides at Methuen Village Assisted Living, said she was one…

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Methuen Village Resident Celebrates 102nd Birthday

METHUEN, MA – The first week of February was a special time at Methuen Village as Neska Berthel celebrated her 102nd birthday. Staff and residents in the community’s Compass Memory Support Neighborhood® shared in the celebration, as well as Neska’s son and granddaughter. Her granddaughter decorated cupcakes for residents and staff in attendance. Neska also…

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Methuen Village Unveils New Community Renovations

Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park has unveiled all-new renovations to their community rooms.  The Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support community, nestled on the Spicket River, has been a leader in assisted living in Methuen for more than ten years.  The project, which took six months, saw a complete renovation of the community’s first floor…

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Methuen Village Hosts First Annual Earth Day Farmers Market

METHUEN, MA – With fresh cut flowers, homemade treats, and potted succulent plants for sale, Methuen Village transformed their Riverview Lounge into a community farmers market this past Earth Day. Residents of the Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support community enjoyed browsing the market, which Methuen Village plans to host yearly.  “I was so impressed…

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Methuen Village Resident Celebrates Milestone Birthday

METHUEN, MA – Neska Berthel certainly has a lot to celebrate! The Methuen Village resident turned 101 this month, and she also received the community’s Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing her long list of accomplishments throughout her life and honoring her personal history. Neska was born in Methuen to Belarusian immigrants.  She spoke Russian in her…

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Methuen Village Partners with MyndVR

Methuen Village is the First Senior Community in Methuen, Massachusetts to Partner with MyndVR, Implementing Cutting-Edge Virtual Reality Solutions on Site November 5th, 2020 — Methuen, MA — Have you ever wanted to walk the streets of Pisa, Italy or ride down Route 66 without leaving your house? Residents of Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park…

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Methuen Village Assisted Living Community Goes Green with Mass Saves Program

Methuen Village has taken new major steps toward becoming an energy efficient community thanks to the Mass Saves Program. With decreased energy consumption and a lower electricity bill, the Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support community located at Riverwalk Park plans to free up funds for specialized programming and quality of care for the seniors…

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Methuen Village Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Voting Rights

METHUEN, MA — On August 18th, Methuen Village residents celebrated the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, which granted many women the right to vote. Adorned in “Votes for Women” sashes reminiscent of those worn by early Suffragettes, residents and associates of the Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support Community held a…

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Methuen Village Delivers Meals to Local Partners

On July 28th, Methuen Village Assisted Living delivered meals to staff at several local Skilled Nursing and Rehab Centers, complete with salmon or chicken, garbanzo bean salad, fruit salad and a vegan brownie for dessert. They also received “Spice of Life”, a custom blend of several different spices, fruits and vegetables that can act as…

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