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Southwick MA to Become Dementia Friendly

Armbrook Village Helps Town of Southwick, MA Become Dementia Friendly Three years ago, Armbrook Village partnered with their home city to put Westfield, MA on the map as the first Dementia Friendly City on the East Coast of the US. The effort included an intense training program aimed at those who work with seniors, from nurses, CNAs…

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Armbrook Village Spreads Dementia Awareness

Memory Café, Virtual Training Experience Helps Community Understand Dementia September 15, 2016 | Lori Szepelak WESTFIELD-Beth Cardillo, M.Ed., LSW, and her staff at Armbrook Village on North Road are encouraging community members to join the “dementia friendly movement.” “We are proud of partnering with the City of Westfield to take on the challenge of becoming…

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Cardillo Named 2016 Jim Quinn Human Service Award Recipient

WESTFIELD, MA –  Beth Edelberg Cardillo, LSW, Executive Director of Armbrook Village Senior Living in Westfield, was recently awarded the 2016 Jim Quinn Human Service Award at the Western New England University’s Regional Social Work Conference. This award is given annually in memory of James N. Quinn, a social worker, child and family welfare advocate,…

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Westfield to Become First Dementia Friendly City in Eastern US

Former Westfield Mayor Daniel M. Knapik and Beth Cardillo, Armbrook executive director (right) announced a partnership to provide education and training of city employees, first responders, local business and the general public to recognize the signs of dementia and embrace those currently suffering silently with memory loss.

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The “Dementia Friendly” Experience

Many communities are making their towns and cities “Dementia Friendly”, and that begins with understanding what it’s like to have dementia. Seth and Ashley got to experience it first hand. Beth Cardillo, Executive Director at Armbrook Village in Westfield helped us experience eye-opening realities about people living with several different forms of dementia.

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Armbrook Village Wins Excellence Award

Local senior community recognized for exemplary commitment to quality   WESTFIELD, MA – October 26, 2015 — Armbrook Village recently announced that it has received the 2014-2015 “Excellence in Action Award” from the National Research Corporation which recognizes senior living and long-term care organizations across the country that achieved high levels of customer satisfaction. The…

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Cardillo Receives Recognition as Alzheimer’s Champion

WESTFIELD, MA – Beth Cardillo, Executive Director of Armbrook Village Senior Living in Westfield, was recently recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association’s as a 2015 Alzheimer’s Champion. At their Golf Outing for The Longest Day on Sunday June 21, 2015 at Tekoa Country Club in Westfield,The Diversity Advisory Council (Western Region) Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter, selected…

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Armbrook Village Helps Seniors Navigate Stages Of Life

BUSINESS WEST | August 18, 2014 By JAMES PALEOLOGOPOULOS Read the article on the BusinessWest Website The Continuum of Care In the sleepy northwest corner of Westfield lies a winding path marked by a sign that reads “Armbrook Village: A Senior Living Residence.” But that description only tells part of the story. This modern, 109,000-square-foot…

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Westfield to Become Dementia Friendly Community

From The Westfield News | April 22, 2014 by Peter Francis WESTFIELD – Beth Cardillo, executive director of Armbrook Village, an assisted living community on the city’s north side, is looking to make Westfield one of the first “dementia-friendly” communities on the East Coast. “I read about a dementia-friendly community, Watertown, Wisconsin, in AARP magazine,” she…

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Compass At Armbrook Featured On Mass Appeal

Our Compass Memory Support Neighborhood® was a hot topic during a February segment of the WWLP Channel 22 popular morning program “Mass Appeal”. During a live interview with the program’s host Ashley Kohl, Dr. Robert Stern of the Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer’s Disease Center (BUADC) and Armbrook Executive Director, Beth Cardillo spoke about…

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