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"Family is Forever" at Corcoran House

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The theme for this year's National Assisted Living Week (Sept. 10th - 16th) was "Family is Forever", so our team at Corcoran House in Clinton, MA took that theme and ran with it!

 

They hosted a big staff & resident game of Family Feud one day, residents made their own family tree another day and they also got everyone together to take one big Corcoran House family picture!


 

In addition, the team also hosted the Alzheimer's Association for a program called Effective Communication Strategies that was open to the public as well as residents' families. This explored communication changes due to dementia and the skills needed to successfully connect and communicate throughout the disease process. 


 

Corcoran House residents have been doing a lot of fall related activities recently, one of them being to build a scarecrow.


 

And of course, last but not least Corcoran House  hosted service dogs in training! The residents loved having these well behaved puppies visit them!

Thanks to the great team at Corcoran House for hosting so many amazing events for their residents and sharing photos!

 


 


Employee and Resident Appreciation at HK Communities

Monday, October 16, 2017

Assisted Living Week at The Highlands!

To celebrate Assisted Living Week the team at the Highlands on the East Side in Providence, RI had many fun activities and events to celebrate their residents and staff. Without a doubt, the most popular event was the employee car wash plus Palagi Ice Cream for everyone!! The Highlands Managers washed the employee cars as a thank you to their wonderful staff for all they do! That’s what we call employee appreciation :)

Coolidge School Apartments Resident Appreciation BBQ

 

Coolidge School Apartments, a senior community in Watertown, MA, held their annual Resident Appreciation BBQ on September 27th featuring a band and food cooked by their staff! Great job Coolidge School team!

 

Thank you to all of our properties for keeping up your amazing work with resident and staff appreciation!

 



Celebrating Grandparent's Day at Brigham House

Friday, October 06, 2017

  

Brigham House in Watertown, MA held a fabulous Grandparents Day Celebration with the Watertown Family Network.

BH resident, George MacIver was presented with an award as "Best Volunteer Reader". George reads every week at the "Baby Buddy Program", held at BH in partnership with the Watertown Family Network. George reads every Friday, no matter how big or small the crowd and has become a beloved part of the program. At the party, children handed out tea pouches, heresy kisses and poems to BH residents. The bash ended with a raffle and hugs for everyone!


Resident Appreciation Events at HK!

Thursday, October 05, 2017

   

General Shepard Apartments in Westfield, MA held their annual Resident Appreciation Picnic with Richard Mayer’s Country Band to give the 90 residents in attendance a lively show on a beautiful day!

  

Village Green in Barnstable, MA threw a Resident appreciation BBQ featuring face painting, balloon art, kid’s karaoke, bouncy castles and more! Over 70 residents enjoyed the festivities and delicious food. Great job!