Volunteers of America Massachusetts

Discover stories about Volunteers of America Senior Communities including our amazing residents, compassionate team, and fun events.


Nashoba Park Residents Take a Trip to Paradise with Summer Luau

Nashoba Park News

AYER, MA – An island breeze was blowing at Nashoba Park Assisted Living in Ayer as associates and residents enjoyed a vibrant luau complete with a performance by traditional Polynesian dancers. The event, held in the community’s sunny courtyard, offered residents a first class ticket to paradise without ever leaving home. While the traditional dancers…

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Concord Park offers Dash N’ Dine meal pickup

Concord Park News

Concord Park Senior Living held a Dash N’ Dine curbside meal pickup for their professional partners June 24. Attendees enjoyed a home cooked picnic style dinner for two including a full chicken, strawberry feta pasta salad, fresh chilled vegetables, focaccia bread, wine and a chocolate ganache tartlet for dessert. “At Concord Park, we are committed…

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Nashoba Park Resident Rings in 102nd Birthday

Nashoba Park News

AYER, MA – Constance Valley, affectionately known as Connie by her family and friends, recently celebrated her 102nd birthday in style, complete with cupcakes and a car parade hosted by her daughter and staff at Nashoba Park Assisted Living in Ayer. Turning 102 is certainly no small feat, and her friends and family set out…

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Forestdale Park Brings Dementia Training to Malden Public Library

Forestdale Park News

On Aug. 28, Forestdale Park Senior Living brought its Dementia Experience training to the Malden Public Library. Forestdale Park, a Volunteers of America Senior Community, is currently working to make the Malden area “Dementia Friendly” by conducting presentations and interactive trainings for area groups and organizations. This training program is part of Dementia Friendly Communities,…

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Forestdale Park Brings Dementia Education to Melrose Masonic Lodge

Forestdale Park News

Pictured above from left to right: District Deputy Grand Master Sergio R. De Assis; Forestdale Park’s Executive Director, Terri Guenard; Forestdale Park’s Director of Community Relations, Sarah Starkweather; Forestdale Park’s Director of Dining, Jeff Fowler; and former District Deputy Grand Master James Orgettas MELROSE, MA — On Monday, June 3, staff from Forestdale Park Senior…

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Forestdale Park Senior Living Honors Boston Music Legend Fred Buda

Forestdale Park News

On April 27th, Forestdale Park Senior Living in Malden honored one of their residents, Fred Buda, with a Lifetime Achievement Award. A Fall River native, Buda has had a prolific music career and left quite a mark on the Boston music scene, holding positions including lead percussionist in the Boston Symphony Orchestra, set drummer for…

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Mayor of Malden Stops by Forestdale Park Senior Living Community

Forestdale Park News

  On March 6th, Mayor Gary Christenson paid a visit to Forestdale Park Senior Living in Malden to give a special recitation of his State of the City Address. Afterwards, he stayed and mingled with residents, many of whom he has known for quite some time including Virginia Ruane, who personally requested the visit. Mayor…

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Malden Girl Scouts Visit Forestdale Park

Forestdale Park News

MALDEN, MA — Local Girl Scout Troop 69010 made Valentine’s Day a little sweeter for Forestdale Park seniors! Earlier this month, Anya Kropewnicki & fellow troop members visited Anya’s grandmother and other residents at Malden’s newest assisted living & memory support community to create some lovely crafts and cards in honor of Valentine’s Day. Read…

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Forestdale Park Adds New Units

Forestdale Park News

JULY 22, 2018 | By John Laidler, GLOBE CORRESPONDENT Malden senior rental community adds new units to accommodate more residents The nonprofit Volunteers of America Massachusetts converted the former city-owned McFadden Manor Nursing Home into the senior residence in a $30 million project completed in March. Located next to the Forestdale School, the 77,500-square-foot facility…

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Past & Present at Forestdale Park Grand Opening

Forestdale Park News

  Volunteers of America Massachusetts held the Grand Opening of its new senior residence, Forestdale Park, on Wednesday, June 13. State and local officials, residents and their families, local community and business leaders, healthcare professionals, and the greater Malden community were in attendance at the ribbon-cutting celebration – more than 200 friends, families and guests.…

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