Retirement Communities in Western Massachusetts

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Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expre

2019 Economic Outlook Outlook For Retirement

Learn how global and local economic trends might impact your retirement plans. with Russ Thibeault, EconomistPresident, Applied Economic Research

Senior Housing News Interviews David Freshwater & David Barnes

Senior Housing News Interview with David Freshwater and David Barnes The post Senior Housing News Interviews David Freshwater & David Barnes appeared first on Watermark Retirement Communities.

It’s Official – We are a Great Place to Work

Watermark Retirement Communities was ranked among Fortune Magazine’s top places to work in Aging Services. Many of the companies featured on the list operate with fewer than 250 employees. Water

Reunion Project at Loomis Village

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) - Think back to when you were a teenager. What worried you then? What did you believe to be true? Fast forward 20, 30, 40, 50 years. What worries you now? What do you know

Watermark Wins Prestigious ICAA Award

Watermark is thrilled to have received the 2017 ICAA Innovators Achievement Award for its foundational program, Watermark University. The annual Innovators Achievement Award recognizes programs and c

Downsizing for Senior Living

Downsizing for retirement doesn't have to be daunting - here are three things to keep in mind as you begin the downsizing process. Kate Grondin of Home Transition Resource, Inc. shares key insights i

The Watermark at Napa Valley, a New Senior Living Community

The Watermark at Napa will be a stylish senior living and wellness community. The post The Watermark at Napa Valley, a New Senior Living Community appeared first on Watermark Retirement Communities.

Why we work at RiverWoods Exeter. | Career opportunities for job seekers in Exeter, NH 03833

If you are searching jobs in New Hampshire - you owe it to yourself to consider a career at RiverWoods Exeter. You'll discover a dynamic, caring organization where you can grow your career and help p

Uptown Durham

Instead of the traditional holiday card, this marketing group wrote lyrics, recorded, and danced a parody version of Uptown Funk, to get future residents excited about downsizing in order to move int

Bring in the goats! | Agriculture abounds at RiverWoods Exeter

Bring in the goats! This summer we welcomed our three new two-year-old goats, Achilles, Plato and Eros, as well as Sophocles the bunny to the RiverWoods family! The four of them are settling in quite

New AW Resident Associate President

Nancy Eddy an AW resident and former Loomis Board Member is in the news this week. She has become the brand new AW Resident Association President When the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s ann

Massachusetts Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) | Loomis Communities

For more than 100 years, The Loomis Communities has been a visionary in exceptional senior retirement community living in scenic Western MA.

The Watermark at Westwood Village

The Watermark at Westwood Village will be a destination senior living community in the heart of Westwood Village. The post The Watermark at Westwood Village appeared first on Watermark Retirement Com

Continuing Care Retirement Communities |

Continuing Care Retirement Communities provide housing, services, and health care at one location. They offer the services necessary for you to "age in place." As your health needs change, you are ab

Springfield Dementia Friendly Coalition Hosts Lunch

A group of business leaders recently met at The Student Prince for lunch and presentation by the Springfield Dementia Friendly Coalition. Leaders working in restaurant, transportation, banking, touri

The Loomis Communities Receives Outstanding Five-Year Accreditation

The Loomis Communities was awarded its third five-year accreditation from CARF. CARF was formerly known as the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission, and it is only nationally recognized organ

The Hacienda at the Canyon Progresses

Gabriela Rico at the Arizona Daily Star featured The Hacienda at the Canyon in her “What’s Going Up” column. On time to open in the spring of 2019, The Hacienda will ... The post The Hacienda

Join Us for an #ElderCareChat Brainstorming Session on May 23, 2018

Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation. The nex

Alice Bonner - Being Honored for Improving Lives of Older Adults

Springfield - Alice Bonner, PHD, RN and Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is being honored with The Loomis Communities’ Elvira Whiting Bal

A Fulfilling Retirement

Life after UMass Amherst takes many shapes and forms. For Professor Emeritus Roland Chilton, retirement from teaching sociology has led to continued research, lectures, and connection with the un

Debbie Wiegand Featured as Guest Expert in #ElderCareChat Discussion on Innovations in Senior Care

The GREEN HOUSE Project was pleased to join the April 25 #ElderCareChat, with Director of Operations Debbie Wiegand serving as an expert panelist. Wiegand engaged participants in an informative Twitt

Supporting Aging or Ill Family Members

A series of lectures for individuals whom are supporting aging or ill family members. Talks free and open to the public, all are welcome to attend one or the entire series. Light refreshments wil

Join the April 25, 2018 #ElderCareChat: Innovations in Senior Care

Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation. The next #E

Breaking Down Barriers in Assisted Living

Assisted living communities like the Scandinavian Living Center provide tremendous opportunities to keep seniors connected with the world beyond the residence.Read more ›

A Skilled Nursing Model That Seems Like Home

The GREEN HOUSE® Project is a unique and innovative model in the skilled nursing spaceRead more ›

Say Hello to Springtime in Senior Living

Instead of being cooped up 24/7 inside a senior living community, your mom or dad is probably ready to head outdoors. Read more ›

Handling Caregiver Guilt After a Move to Senior Living

Even though you knew it was time for your mom or dad to transition to senior living, that doesn't make the new arrangement easier to bear.Read more ›

Watermark’s New Senior Living Community in Brooklyn Heights

The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights will be a new senior living community. The post Watermark’s New Senior Living Community in Brooklyn Heights appeared first on Watermark Retirement Communities.

The Watermark at Continental Ranch in Marana Arizona

The Watermark at Continental Ranch is a planned senior living community for Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marana, AZ. The campus is 4.1 acres, located northwest of Tucson near Interstate ... Th

When Senior Living Is Desirable (Not Mandatory)

Is senior living a place you hope to avoid, or a place where you'd love to go? Today, the tide is turning in favor of senior living as a desirable option for vibrant older adults.Read more ›

Applewood Artist in Residence

Applewood Artist In Residence Exhibit Opening Thursday, March 29, 2018 From 3:30 – 5:00 P.M. In The Garden Room Featuring Four Applewood Residents Iso Stein Mariu

Watermark for Kids Sponsors Equine Therapy

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay and Watermark for Kids have driven another child’s passion, this time galloping through new educational terrain in means of horseback riding and pure happiness. ...

A Retirement Savings Rescue Plan

If you haven't saved enough for retirement, there's no magic bullet that will stack your accounts with cash -- but you can take these steps to take to improve your situation.Read more ›

What Seniors Need to Know This Tax Season

Those over 65 have various tax considerations that come into play with regard to Social Security income, age-related deductions and credits, IRA distributions, medical expense deductions, and more.Re

Students getting real life experience

Former team member, Franco Dell Olio turned Chef Instructor, brought some of his best Westover Job Corp student chefs to work side by side with our team members to help them gain real world kitch

"When Rockers Hit the Rocking Chair - New Ways of Getting Old" By Cathleen Toomey

When was the last time you saw a truly celebratory birthday card for someone over 50? Why is that? Why are all of the birthday cards after 40 about doom and gloom? For the first time in our history,

Financial Risks & Rewards of Retirement Communities

How can you plan and save for retirement given market fluctuations, pension changes, rising health care costs, and planning for living longer?If you’re considering a retirement community, how do y

RiverWoods CCRC Resident Ski Trip

It's become an annual tradition for our President and CEO, Justine Vogel, to hit the ski slopes of Sunday River with a group of RiverWoods Residents. This year she brought back this short video of th

A bird's eye view of RiverWoods Retirement Community, Exeter, NH and up the coast

Enjoy this aerial view of the beauty of RiverWoods Continuing Care Retirement Community, the Exeter area and the greater Seacoast Community. Thank you to the group of RiverWoods resident Kayakers, wa


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