Allerton House Assisted Living Offers Summer Short Stays

15809461_ladies_cookiesWelch Healthcare and Retirement Group’s Allerton House Assisted Living Communities offer Summer Short Stays in furnished apartments that provide seniors the privileges of long-term residency without a long-term commitment. Amenities and services include three delicious meals daily, 24-hour staff and emergency response system, medication reminders, wellness programs, and a range of activities, events and outings.

Individuals who elect this short-term option can enjoy the comforts of home and peace of mind. There are several different kinds of Short Stays to choose from.  

Often, adult children who serve as caregivers will opt for a Vacation Short Stay for one or both of their parents during the typically heavily scheduled summer vacation months. Other times, family members may find that a respite stay is a perfect transitional step following a parent’s hospitalization. Still other times, the Respite Stay serves as a bridge between short-term rehabilitation and a safe transition back home or to long-term residency at one of the company’s assisted living communities.

Many Short Stay residents, once having taken a “test drive” of the assisted living lifestyle, decide to make a permanent home with Allerton House, according to the communities’ marketing directors.   

Find the Assisted Living Community most convenient to you on the Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group website. 

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Village at Proprietors Green
Book Signing on
Spiritual Needs of those with Alzheimer’s

mom_daughter-copybooksignJoin Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield and Reverend Colette Wood, Chaplain at Village at Proprietors Green, as she signs copies of her book, “Do This, Remembering, Me.” The book deals with the ways caring for the spiritual needs of individuals with dementia can improve quality of life.

 

Date: Monday, June 27 

Time: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

Books will be available for purchase. To learn more visit online at: www.ProprietorsGreen.com

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News & Events for Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group

Mary Brennan Move-in Coordinator Allerton House in Duxbury

Mary Brennan
Move-in Coordinator
Allerton House in Duxbury

People who decide to make their home at Allerton House Assisted Living in Duxbury can experience a small sampling of the community’s friendly staff and helpful services even before moving in, through the community’s complimentary Moving Made Easy program. “We recognize that just thinking about making a move can be physically and emotionally daunting,” says Mary Brennan, move-in coordinator. “But putting it off doesn’t make it any easier. We’re here to help every step of the way.”

 

Brennan helps residents make a smooth transition, guiding them through the process and coordinating their moves. “We know what to do to make moving as seamless as possible, and are happy to lend a hand any way we can,” says Brennan. “We can recommend moving companies, help select just the right pieces to bring to your apartment, and even recommend the services of a professional organizer.”
 

As a special incentive, Allerton House is offering eight hours with professional organizer Courtney Newcomb of Arrange South Shore free of charge for individuals who reserve an apartment at Allerton House in Duxbury by August 31, 2016.

Call Sales Manager Harriet Voyt today at 888-336-1349 for a personal tour. And, don’t forget to ask about a Summer Trial Stay. Visit the Village At Duxbury Website at: www.VillageAtDuxbury.com

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Falls Prevention Program at Village at Proprietors Green

thumb.thumb.FallsPreventionResidents at Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield are participating in a new, complimentary program designed to decrease the risk of falls, build confidence in mobility, and improve overall safety and quality of life. Exercise Your Right Not to Fall is a collaborative initiative of Village at Proprietors Green and CAREtenders Home Health Care and Rehabilitation. Through this program, CAREtenders professionals visit interested residents to:

  • Evaluate the safety of the resident’s apartment and identify potential hazards such as loose scatter rugs, cords, and other items known to increase falls risk.
  • Conduct individualized balance testing in the comfort and privacy of the resident’s own apartment.
  • Recommend next steps to improve balance and safety.

If recommendations include additional intervention to reduce falls risk, Village at Proprietors Green and CAREtenders professionals coordinate services such as physical or occupational therapy with the resident, his or her family, and his or her personal physician. Residents may choose CAREtenders or the home health agency of their choice to provide these services and have them billed to their health insurance carriers or Medicare.

Falls and fall-related injuries are common among older adults. In fact, an estimated one in three adults over the age of 65 falls each year, leading to more than 2.5 million emergency room visits. Village at Proprietors Green staff, including the community’s wellness director, fitness center physical therapist, and the entire nursing staff encourage all residents to participate in Exercise Your Right Not to Fall as a simple and effective way to avoid falls, gain confidence, and live life to the fullest.

Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield, MA is managed by Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group. The senior living community with a continuum of care offers independent living that focuses on hospitality and amenities; assisted living that emphasizes personal care; and assisted living memory are that creates more joyful moments. To learn more visit: www.ProprietorsGreen.com

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Personal Healthcare Choices Program at Village at Proprietors Green

iStock_000015451137MediumGain the Peace of Mind that Comes from Making Your Personal Healthcare Choices Clear
To help people ensure that preferences are known and wishes are honored at all times by all people, Village at Proprietors Green is hosting a special event on May 4 from 6 – 7 PM to educate, inform and assist individuals in making and documenting important healthcare-related decisions.

National Healthcare Decisions Week is April 11-16.

At the Village at Proprietors Green event in early May, representatives from Honoring Choices® Massachusetts will address a variety of topics and walk participants through the process of documenting their decisions. Kate Granigan, LICSW, Vice President of Overlook CARE and Joanne Erickson, elder law attorney are presenting the program.

“We know how important it is to make personal healthcare choices known, and the Honoring Choices Program will further ensure that we can advocate for our residents and the community-at-large,” says Colleen Ferguson, executive director of Village at Proprietors Green.

Through this program, participants will learn how to go about making the healthcare choices that are right for them. They will also gain access to helpful resources and tools to facilitate essential conversations with family members and healthcare providers. Designating a health care proxy, creating a personal directive or living will, assigning durable power of attorney, and establishing parameters for medical orders for on May 4 life-sustaining treatment and comfort care/do not resuscitate orders will be explained and discussed, as well.

Getting your health-related affairs in order is well-worth the time and effort it involves. It gives you the peace of mind that comes from knowing your wishes are clear and will be respected, and gives your family members and healthcare providers the information they need to carry those wishes out.

Honoring Choices:
Essential Healthcare Documents
Wednesday, May 4
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Light Refreshments Served.

RSVP by calling 866-305-6443 or visiting online at: www.ProprietorsGreen.com

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Village at Proprietors Green Event:

Miranne-Jeannine-MDPost-Menopausal Health Concerns

Join Village at Proprietors Green and Jeannine M. Miranne, MD, MS, FACOG, Division of Urogynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, for an informative program about the latest treatments for bladder concerns.
Dr. Miranne specializes in overall bladder health, incontinence, and pelvic floor disorders and will answer common questions that aren’t always easy to ask.

DATE: Thursday, April 7

TIME: 5 – 7 PM

Light appetizers & refreshments will be served.

WHERE: Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield. A vibrant, all-rental Senior living retirement community, Village at Proprietors Green offers independent living, assisted living and assisted living memory care.

To RSVP for the event call 888-723-0716 or go to the Events Page of the Village at Proprietors Green website: http://www.proprietorsgreen.com/

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Village at Proprietors Green Holds Spring Fever Lunch & Learn

crocusesDate: Tuesday, March 8 

Time: Noon – 1:30 PM 

Learn why people love living at Village at Proprietors Green, a premier senior retirement living community with a continuum of care. Call and talk with the friendly and knowledgeable staff about openings in independent living, assisted living or assisted living memory care. Plan your move this spring!

At Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield you’ll discover:

·       All Rental Apartments

·       Staff and programs to help maintain your independence and well-being

·       A range of exciting activities & events seven days a week

·       A fitness program directed by a physical therapist.

Register today for the Spring Fever Lunch & Learn by calling
888-418-9831 or visit online at: http://www.proprietorsgreen.com/spring-fever-lunch-learn/

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Coffee & Conversation at Village at Proprietors Green – February 28

15809461_ladies_cookiesTour and learn more about independent living, assisted living and memory care, and find out which rental housing and/or senior care option may be right for you or a loved one.

Village at Proprietors Green is a senior retirement community with a continuum of care. All apartments are rentals – no buy-in involved.

Discover how the community helps to maintain residents’ independence, and promotes health and well-being through a range of activities, including a fitness program, nutritious meals, art classes and exciting social events.

Join us:

Date: Sunday, February 28
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Enjoy coffee, tea, cookies and mini-pastries and learn why residents love living here!

Call 888-418-8831 to Reserve Your Spot Today! Or visit online at: www.ProprietorsGreen.com

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Allerton House in Quincy Celebrates Heart Month

Juicing DemonstrationIn celebration of American Heart Month in February, Allerton House Assisted Living at Hancock Park in Quincy, MA recently held a special Heart Healthy Day.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the United States. Additionally, new research suggests that although great strides have been made in the prevention and treatment of heart disease, it is still “under-diagnosed and under-treated” in women, according to the American Heart Association. It is estimated that more than 53,000 American women die each year from heart attack.

To encourage women and men to embrace a heart-healthy lifestyle, the 42-unit rental Allerton House at Hancock Park assisted living residence scheduled several events. A juicing demonstration and a “Cooking with Heart” program, featuring a grilled chicken salad, minestrone soup and strawberry mouse took center stage. In addition, Wayne Cushing, personal trainer, held a Tai chi class at the community. Tai chi is recognized as an ancient Chinese form of self-discipline and exercise that many people today see as a graceful form of expression with stress-reducing benefits.

“We were pleased to provide this heart-healthy series of activities designed to showcase the attention to the healthy lifestyle we promote at Allerton House at Hancock Park in Quincy,” says Kelly Richards, marketing director.

The programs were reserved for current residents and their families, and adult children and seniors who have been in the process of gathering information to help their loved ones determine when it’s time to move into assisted living. For more information about Allerton House at Hancock Park in Quincy call 617-471-2600.

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Join Village at Proprietors Green for an Open House!

Wild berries in chocolate close-upDates: Sunday, January 24  & Saturday, February 6
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Discover the best care and housing option for yourself or a loved one. Tour and learn more about independent living, assisted living and memory care at Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield. Enjoy coffee, tea, cookies and mini-pastries. Come with questions!

Call 888-418-9831 to Reserve Your Spot Today! Or visit our Events Page online and let us know you will be attending: http://www.proprietorsgreen.com/

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