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Professionals Tour Stunning New Interiors during Allerton House Halloween Event

Paula Hutchinson, director of social services at Queen Anne Nursing Home in Hingham, (center) is featured with Lynda Chuckran, director, community relations (left), Welch Senior Living and Carol Taylor, marketing director at Allerton House in Hingham.

More than 30 healthcare professionals experienced the “Wow!” factor, touring Allerton House at Harbor Park’s renovated and modern common areas including reception, dining room, sunroom, library, living room and the all-new café.

During the networking event the group celebrated the spirit of fall with seasonal hors d’oeuvres, pumpkin-spice treats and an assortment of beverages. Many in the group decorated pumpkins to share with family members on Halloween.

Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham, a Welch Senior Living community, offers assisted living and assisted living memory care. For more information contact Carol at 781-749-3322.

 


Admissions Director for Harborview Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Cohasset holds her pumpkin, during the professional networking Halloween event at Allerton House Assisted Living in Hingham.

Festive food and drink takes center stage at the recent pumpkin decorating and networking event at Allerton House at Harbor Park.

 

Executive Director of Allerton House at Harbor Park Tom Karnes (center) takes a moment for a photograph with some of the many professionals who refer their clients to the Hingham assisted living community. They are from left to right: Gerry Sanderson, RN, Norwell VNA & Hospice; Noreen Cataldo, RN, BSN, CCM, director of business development, NVNA & Hospice; Tom Karnes; Joan Wright, CDP, director of community relations, Norwell VNA & Hospice; and Christine McDonough, director, NVNA Works.

Kim Vallatini, director of resident services and Laurie Tranchell, director of the memory care program, attended the recent holiday networking event at Allerton House Hingham.

 

Gathering for a group photo in one of the newly renovated common areas are: Carol Taylor, marketing director, Allerton House in Hingham; Emily Lynch, director of marketing and communications, BaneCareSouth, which includes the Harbor House Rehab Center in Hingham; Carolyn Walsh, CMC, CDP, certified geriatric care manager, Senior Steps; and Lynda Chuckran, director, community relations, Welch Senior Living.

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Annual Lobsterbake Celebrates the Community’s Referral Partners

Welch Senior Living Director of Community Relations Lynda Chuckran (second from left) stands with her referral colleagues from South Shore Health System, including far left, TJ White, community outreach liaison; Jann Ahern, vice president of home & community care operations; Lisa Royer, director of home & health resources, and Tina Dwyer, director of care coordination/community benefits officer.

For professionals in the senior living industry, the Networking Party of the summer is certainly the Lobsterbake at Village at Proprietors Green. This annual thank-you event celebrates the strong and valuable partnerships between the senior living community and its many referral colleagues, both within and outside the field of healthcare.

During this year’s event, nearly 100 healthcare and business professionals enjoyed a classic feast of lobster, clam chowder and seasonal favorites. Among those catching up with colleagues or touring the community were professionals from visiting nurse associations, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, area hospitals, home care agencies and elder care organizations. 

Managed by Welch Senior Living, Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield offers a continuum of care that includes independent living, assisted living, and memory care.

For more information or to schedule a tour, call 781-319-5061.


Kate Granigan, LICSW, C-ASWCM, CEO of LifeCare Advocates and a long-time referral partner for Village at Proprietors Green and Welch Senior Living, gets ready to dive into a delicious lobster dinner.

Mingling with colleagues you don’t see all the time is one of the many benefits of the annual Lobsterbake farewell-to-summer party. Norwell VNA and Hospice CEO Renee McInnes (left) chats with Nancy Zappolo, director of referral and case management, BaneCare South.

 

Ellen Steward, manager of client relations for Brigham and Women’s Hospital takes time for a photo with Tom Anderson, physician liaison at Brigham and Women’s, and (far right) Rose DiPietro, chief transformation officer – South Shore Health System.

Before the Lobsterbake begins, Village at Proprietors Green Executive Director Colleen Ferguson greets Elizabeth White, a Pembroke-based elder law attorney.

 

Sales Manager for Village at Proprietors Green, Mike Iarocci, greets local representatives from the Marshfield Council Aging (left to right) Edris Kelley, Lifelong Learning representative and Sheila Gagnon, vice chairperson of the Marshfield COA Board of Directors.

Plymouth resident and State Representative (First Plymouth District-R) Matt Muratore, enjoys opening remarks as referral partners are welcomed to the Lobsterbake at Village at Proprietors Green.

 

Michelle E. Woodbrey (CSA)®, CEO of 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors, greets Village at Proprietors Green Sales Manager Michael Iarocci, before the community’s annual Lobsterbake feast.

Among the many healthcare referral partners Village at Proprietors Green welcomed to the Lobsterbake was Eve Masiello, LICSW, director of the senior behavioral health center – Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth.

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Allerton House in Hingham Resident Celebrates 100th in Style!

Allerton House in Hingham resident Ruth Potter celebrates 100 fabulous years!

Centenarian Ruth Potter celebrated her milestone birthday in the best possible way, surrounded by family, friends, and staff of Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham.

There was plenty of cake, refreshments, good cheer and well-wishes. Join us in wishing Ruth a Happy Birthday!

 

 

 

 


Other well wishers included Avis Studley, who was a Hingham neighbor before Ruth moved to the Allerton House in Hingham, and then became her neighbor again at the Assisted Living Community.

Ruth happily sits between her daughter-in law, Janice Potter and her son, Dave Potter.

Flanked by Allerton House staffers, centenarian Ruth Potter, happily displays her 100th birthday card as (left to right) Kim Vallatini, director of activities, Janeen Culhane, activities assistant, and Ann Louise Gorman, activity and marketing assistant, look on.

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Feeling Special – Mother’s Day at Allerton House in Weymouth

Diving right in to enjoy the tea served at Allerton House at Central Park’s Mother’s Day Event is resident Flora Fucci.

Beautiful flowers. Fine china. A selection of delicious teas and tasty treats. That’s just part of what residents of Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth enjoyed during their Mother’s Day Tea. The community offers independent and assisted living. For more information contact Marketing Director Al Ewing at 781-413-7850.

 

 

 


Jeannette Boudreau, resident services director at Allerton House at Central Park, (right) shares well wishes with resident Helen Crowley as she prepares to pour from the community’s elegant china tea service.

Beautiful spring flowers and tasty treats dotted the tables set up for the Mother’s Day Tea.

 

Resident Mabel Frayling looks up from her delicious tea for a moment during the Mother’s Tea at Allerton House at Central Park.

The beautiful tea cups reminded many residents of the delicate fine china their own mothers used when serving tea.

Deborah Cassidy, Allerton House activity assistant, graciously pours tea for resident Peg Bonner.

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Holiday Spirit at Allerton House in Hingham

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Allerton House Assisted Living resident Mary Isley selects a beautiful ornament to help decorate her Christmas wreath.

Residents at Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group’s Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham are getting into the holiday swing of things early this year. This week residents began making wreaths for the doors of their apartment-homes. Soon they will begin gathering gifts for the community’s Annual Holiday Giving Tree to make certain that the holiday wishes of young children are fulfilled! Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham is an all rental assisted living community that also offers a memory care neighborhood. To learn more about the community or Trial Stays or to schedule a personalized tour and complimentary luncheon, contact Carol Taylor by telephone at
781-749-3322 or via email at ctaylor@welchhrg.com

 

 

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Allerton House Marketing Director Carol Taylor assists resident Dorothy Doherty with an assortment of ornaments for a wreath that will decorate her door.

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Plenty of pinecones and pine boughs will form the centerpiece of Allerton House resident Mary Klose’s holiday wreath.

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Boston Ballet Dancer Visits Allerton House in Hingham

20161121_111550margaret-papile-with-sarahwrothBoston Ballet dancer Sarah Wroth is teaching a physio ballet class at Allerton House Assisted Living Community in Hingham. She is featured here demonstrating to resident Margaret Papile elements of a basic ballet movement that can be done while seated.

Some of the other classes offered at Allerton House include Exercise and Balance, Strength Training, Tai Chi and Yoga. Contact Carol Taylor at Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham to learn about all of the various activities that the community offers, or to schedule a personal tour and complimentary luncheon. Carol can be reached via email at ctaylor@welchhrg.com or by telephone at 781-749-3322.

 

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Allerton House in Weymouth Thanks Partners

Enjoying the Allerton House at Central Park pre-Thanksgiving “Thank You to Partners” are from left to right: Tina Dwyer, director of care coordination and community benefits officer within the Home & Community Division at South Shore Health System, Paul Casale, Jr., executive director, Allerton House at Central Park; Lisa Royer, also of South Shore Health System; and Lisa Melchonionna of South Shore Hospice.

Enjoying the Allerton House at Central Park pre-Thanksgiving “Thank You to Partners” are from left to right: Tina Dwyer, director of care coordination and community benefits officer within the Home & Community Division at South Shore Health System, Paul Casale, Jr., executive director, Allerton House at Central Park; Lisa Royer, also of South Shore Health System; and Lisa Melchonionna of South Shore Hospice.

Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth thanked partners from the local community, hospitals, visiting nurse associations, skilled and rehabilitation centers, home care agencies and area businesses in a pre-Thanksgiving celebration. The assisted living community works closely with these professionals, serving as a resource when their clients, friends, family or colleagues find they are in need of a short stay or make a determination that a senior living community with a focus on assisted living is the right next step for their new permanent home. To learn more about Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth click on this link:

http://www.welchhrg.com/assisted-living-ma/weymouth/index

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dsc_7300 Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group greeted Tom Rizzo, (second from left), broker with the Weymouth Insurance Agency, Inc. Mr. Rizzo is featured with (left to right): Al Ewing, marketing director, Allerton House in Weymouth; Lynda Chuckran, director, community relations, Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group; and Paul Casale, Jr., executive director of Allerton House in Weymouth.
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Karen Johnson, director, Weymouth Elder Services, paused for a moment to chat and have a photograph taken with Al Ewing, marketing director of Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth.

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Beth Israel Deaconess-Plymouth Honors Welch Healthcare

fullsizerenderWelch Healthcare & Retirement Group received a “Leadership Circle” award at the Beth Israel Deaconess-Plymouth Community Business Partners Breakfast on October 25. Featured left to right are: Cynthia Outhouse, vice-president of philanthropy for Beth Israel Deaconess-Plymouth; Paul Casale, Jr., executive director, Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group; Lynda Chuckran, community relations director, Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group; and Jason Radzevich, CFO, Beth Israel Deaconess-Plymouth.

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Welch Group Assisted Living Luncheon Speaker Embodies National Theme: Keeping Connected

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Paul Casale, Jr., executive director of Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth is featured here introducing Sarah Hoit of Connected Living to the gathering of residents.

Each year during National Assisted Living Week, the Welch Group celebrates residents with week-long festivities in four Allerton House Assisted Living Communities along the South Shore. One of the highlights of the week is the Assisted Living Luncheon, held at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston.

Paul Casale, Jr. executive director of Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth, and emcee for the annual celebration, said staying at the forefront of new technological advances is part of the Allerton House mission.

By way of introducing the Luncheon’s guest speaker Sarah Hoit, he said she embodied the theme, “Keeping Connected.” Hoit is the CEO and co-founder of Connected Living, an award-winning program that helps residents get online using a secure, easy-to-use cloud-based social network, coupled with customized training and support that teaches seniors how to use technology, and also provides ongoing support that helps them to stay connected for the long-term. Hoit’s program is in use in all Allerton Houses, and soon the company will roll out a new App for families and residents.

The family-owned Welch Group offers assisted living communities along the South Shore, in Duxbury, Hingham, Marshfield, and Weymouth. The company includes two independent living communities, the only continuing care retirement community from Boston to Cape Cod offering garden homes and two memory care assisted living communities.

 

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CEO and co-founder of Connected Living, Sarah Hoit, and Village at Proprietors Green resident Bob Davis share a laugh, as Bob proudly displays the iPad he brought to the luncheon so he could stay connected by relaying the event to family and friends!

Allerton House at Proprietors Green in Marshfield

Allerton House at Proprietors Green in Marshfield showcased the community’s Connected Living availability for residents with a “Let’s Get Connected” presentation in the Country Kitchen. The community also engaged residents in a special “Guess Who?” program in which information about a resident was relayed to the group who then had to determine who the profile best described.

 

 

 

 

 

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Maureen Crowley, executive assistant to the director at The Village at Duxbury, is all smiles with Allerton House in Duxbury resident Dan Hardenbergh, who is fond of saying that his move to the Allerton House Assisted Living community is, “one of the smartest decisions,” he ever made!

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At Allerton House in Duxbury, all activities had a theme related to connectivity, including interactive group exercise classes that encouraged making connections with other residents; brain games; a current events discussion that emphasized connecting with the world; a luncheon with staff; and a resident get-together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth residents Yvonne Gillis and Richard Burns are pleased to share a moment before lunch with the community’s Resident Services Director Amanda Annis.

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At Allerton House in Weymouth, A Grandparents’ Day Ice Cream Sundae Party was the week’s kick-off event. Entertainment with Bill Burke; a Talent Show; Barn Babies visit; and a “Broadway at the Pops” presentation were highlights of the week.

 

 

 

 

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Allerton House in Hingham residents Mary Lou Simmons (left) and Ruth Potter (right) pose for a photo with Kim Vallatini, the community’s activities director during the recent Welch Group Assisted Living Week Luncheon at Indian Pond Country Club.

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Focusing on the theme, “Keeping Connected,” Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham encouraged residents whose loved ones were out-of-state to set up special sessions online to “Skype,” which they did. Additionally, the traditional Grandparents’ Day event with entertainment by Rick Walsh kicked off the week, along with several birthday lunches for residents and a Family Pizza Night.

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A Song Brightens the Spirits at Allerton House in Quincy

Allerton House at Quincy resident Bonnie Costello (foreground) brings together other residents in song.

There’s even more music in the air these days at Allerton House at Hancock Park, thanks to a bright idea from Bonnie Costello. Bonnie, a resident of the Quincy assisted living residence since 2012, says, “We have a lot of entertainment programs here, and I noticed a lot of people singing along. So I thought, ‘How about starting a singing group?’”

Bonnie, who sang in her church choir for 20 years, brought the idea to the activities director, and the residents’ signing group began meeting this summer, singing the classics like “My Wild Irish Rose,” “Let Me Call You Sweetheart,” and “Yankee Doodle.” “Everyone is welcome,” says Costello. “You just have to like to sing!”

A tour and more information about Allerton House at Hancock Park in Quincy, call 781-413-7850.

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