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Memory Care Art Show at Allerton House-Hingham

Resident Irene Jefferson and her daughter Carol Ribuado enjoy the varied entries Irene placed in the annual Art Show of the Memory Care Neighborhood at Allerton House in Hingham.

Allerton House in Hingham celebrates the creative talents of the residents of The Cove Memory Care Neighborhood at the Hingham Assisted Living Community with an annual art show. The show offers residents the opportunity to share with their families and friends all of their hard work. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, creative expression such as painting rewards artists with memory loss by boosting their self-esteem.

To find out more about The Cove Memory Care Neighborhood contact Carol Taylor at 781-749-3322 or at ctaylor@welchhrg.com


Artists and resident Irene Jefferson displays her keen eye for color in a lovely painting.

Resident Kathleen Schirf enjoyed sharing her watercolor paintings with her granddaughter Allison at the Art Show.

Resident Kay Conroy and her daughter, Rosemary Conroy, beam with pride as they stand before collection of paintings that Kay placed in the annual art show.

With a fondness for cardinals, resident Lois Hollander shares a special moment with her daughter Karen Thomson, as they both enjoy the art show at the Allerton House Memory Care Neighborhood in Hingham.

Eleanor McCarthy displays her painting of tulips as she stands before all of her entries at the art show. A detailed view of her blossoms in reflection can be seen below.

Blossoms in reflection were painted by resident Eleanor McCarthy.

Genevieve Reardon holds one of her many watercolor paintings of flowers.

Artist Irene Jefferson captures the mood, the moment and serenity of the setting sun in her painting.

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Kick Off Summer Networking Party at Allerton House in Hingham

Allerton House at Harbor Park Marketing Director Carol Taylor takes a moment to greet colleagues at the annual Kick-Off Summer Networking Event at the assisted living community in Hingham. Left to right are: Lynda Chuckran, director of community relations at Welch Senior Living, Carol Taylor, and Barbara Farnsworth, director of the Hingham Council on Aging.

More than 60 healthcare professionals showed their support for Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham by attending the annual Kick-Off Summer Networking Party. The group – representing rehabilitation and nursing centers, visiting nurse organizations, and home care agencies – has worked together for years on behalf of area seniors. Welch Senior Living’s Allerton House in Hingham offers traditional assisted living and memory care. For a personalized tour and complimentary luncheon or to make a referral, call or email Carol Taylor, marketing director, at 781-749-3322 or ctaylor@welchhrg.com

 


Among the healthcare professionals who networked with colleagues at Allerton House Assisted Living in Hingham were, left to right: Emily Lynch, director of marketing and communications for BaneCare South; and from Harbor House Rehab Center in Hingham, Kerri Rice, LSW, director of admissions; Jim Sugrue, RN, director of nursing, Danielle Bender, LSCW, social worker, and Michelle Roy, LSW, social worker.

Serving seasonal favorites to guests at the Summer Networking Event are Allerton House at Harbor Park staff members (left to right) Maureen Elms and Carol Masciarelli.

The winner of the Raffle Basket was Emily Lynch, Director of Marketing and Communications for BaneCare South.

Allerton House in Hingham staff member Marie Bertrand was among the more than 60 healthcare professionals who attended the annual Summer Kick-Off Event at the assisted living community.

Laurie Trancell, who directs the Memory care Program at Allerton House at Harbor Park, gave several tours following the festivities.

Allerton House at Harbor Park Resident Care Director Sarah Knight, RN, BSN greets two colleagues from Queen Anne Nursing Home. They are left to right: Paula Hutchinson, LSW, director of social service and Denise Conley, LSW, social worker.

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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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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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The Welch Group Supports Alzheimer’s Association in Annual Walk

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Welch Group Vice-President Paul Casale, Sr. congratulates Retta Dwyer, program assistant at the Welch Group’s Village at Proprietors Green, for her Grand Champion medal for personally raising $3,765 for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Welch Group employees pledged their support for the Alzheimer’s Association during the recent 2016 South Shore Walk to End Alzheimer’s held at Pilgrim Memorial State Park in Plymouth. More than $10,000 in support came from the Welch Group, including the company’s $2,500 Promise Garden sponsorship. The top team fundraisers were from the Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield, raising more than $6,400.

Retta Dwyer, program assistant at Village at Proprietors Green, was awarded a Grand Champion Medal for personally raising $3,765, nearly double what she raised last year. Dwyer has had many loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s disease and said she was determined to “no longer be on the sidelines.”

Each year more than 1,100 people participate in the annual Walk. Locally, more than $280,000 had been raised as of the day of the event. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. The team from Allerton House Assisted Living at Harbor Park in Hingham raised $1,185. Additionally, the Welch Group once again served as a $2,500 Promise Garden Sponsor along with Volta Oil.

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and more than five million Americans are living with the disease. Nearly 15 million family members are caring for a loved one with the disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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The crowd at this year’s Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s held locally in Plymouth was estimated at over 1,100 participants.

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Allerton House in Hingham Introduces Book Club

 

Resident Clara Sheskey, a resident of Allerton House in Hingham and one of the Book Club’s founding members is happiest surrounded by books.

A great book has the potential to bring readers on journeys beyond the imagination, open doors to new places and concepts, and melt away everyday concerns. At Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham, residents are taking the benefits of reading one step further with their newly established Book Club. Janeen Culhane, activities assistant at the assisted living and memory care community, says, “The idea of starting a book club was inspired by several residents who always seemed to be absorbed in a book. I thought they might enjoy sharing their common love of reading, and the Book Club took shape.”

Janeen Culhane, activities assistant at Allerton House Assisted Living Community in Hingham, MA, provides more books for the club’s consideration.

Clara Sheskey, a resident of Allerton House in Hingham and one of the club’s founding members, notes, “I think the Book Club is a great idea. Everyone takes something different from a particular book, and it’s interesting to discuss our unique perspectives.” The group discussions not only provide intellectual stimulation, but also create a social setting for exchanging ideas and meeting new people.

The Allerton House in Hingham Book Club meets about every six weeks and welcomes all residents who want to participate, whether they have read the book or not. Culhane explains, “We have a core group of people who read the book, but others have a lot to contribute based on their own knowledge and life experiences.” To facilitate the group, Culhane develops and distributes talking points and questions for discussion.

Still in its early stages, the Book Club continues to evolve. Culhane has selected the books to date, but members of the group will become more involved in choosing future titles. Since the first meeting, for which the books were purchased, the Hingham Public Library has partnered with Allerton House to supply them. “The library is able to get the number of copies we need through their relationship with other libraries, and can even provide large print books and books on tape,” says Culhane.

Sheskey, who notes that she has always been an avid reader and is a frequent visitor to the library at Allerton House, found the first selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, “fascinating.” This true story about how the cells taken without her knowledge from a poor, black mother of five who died of cancer at the age of 31 in the early 50s became one of the most important tools in medicine prompted Sheskey to call her grandson, who is involved in stem cell research at the University of California. “He told me those cells continue to multiply and are still being used for research today,” she says.

“People may think of reading as a solitary activity,” says Culhane. “But at Allerton House it has become very interactive. Everyone who participates in our Book Club is actively engaged and involved.”

For more information about Allerton  House in  Hingham, offering traditional assisted living and memory care, contact Carol Taylor, marketing director, at 781-749-3322 or at ctaylor@welchhrg.com

 

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Village at Proprietors Green supports Magic Moon Foundation

Village at Proprietors Green staff featured with Magic Moon Foundation Director Donna Green (holding check) are from left to right: Activities Assistant Debbie Stockdale; Resident Services Director Valeri Williams and Executive Director Colleen Ferguson.

Teamwork is at the heart of Village at Proprietors Green annual Holiday Boutique fundraiser, featuring arts and crafts made and donated by residents and staff of the Marshfield senior living rental retirement community. This year “the team” gathered to present a check for $1,660 to Magic Moon Foundation Founder and Director Donna Green from the boutique sales during the holidays. The charitable organization is dedicated to the support of children and families who are coping with cancer. According to Magic Moon, the non-profit foundation empowers “children to use their inner strengths to manifest miracles in their lives.”

For residents of the senior living community, the fundraiser is a labor of love – with the planning and work to create the crafts beginning in January for the traditional December event. Nothing makes the residents and staff at Village at Proprietors Green happier than being part of the larger community, according to Executive Director Colleen Ferguson. “Residents here are active, engaged and full of purpose,” adds Ferguson.

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Village at Proprietors Green offers Veterans Assisted Living Information at January Program

Village at Proprietors Green, a Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group managed community in Marshfield is offering an informational program for wartime veterans or their surviving spouses. During the program individuals will learn whether they qualify for the Aid and Attendance Benefit toward assisted living. The presentation will cover eligibility requirements, income qualifications, and the potential for reducing monthly assisted living costs.

Aid and Attendance Benefit Program at Village at Proprietors Green

Presenter: Patty Servaes of Elder Resource Benefits Consulting

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Time:

6:00 PM – Hors d’oeuvres

6:30 PM – Presentation

RSVP Required. Call 888- 299-3642 to reserve your space.

To determine what you should bring to the seminar, call 508-270-7556.

Village at Proprietors Green offers spacious, sophisticated rental assisted living apartments, as well as independent living and memory care.  The community is decorated in beautiful, seaside pastels and offers residents a range of studios, and one- and two-bedroom options, depending on the neighborhood. Impeccably appointed common and family gathering spaces include a living room with fireplace, private dining room, library, fitness center and theatre, as well as onsite physical therapy. Chef-prepared meals are offered along with several dining options. Activities and special events include numerous musical and entertainment events as well as ballroom dancing, art classes, book clubs and Wii games.

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Holiday Fair at Allerton House-Weymouth, November 22!

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Family Day at Village at Proprietors Green delights Residents

It’s a family affair Village at Proprietors Green residents Pat Dalziel (far left) and her husband, Jack (far right) at the annual end-of-summer party. They are featured with their daughter Kathy Howie and their granddaughter Audrey Leahy.

Exotic animals, face painting, cotton candy and popcorn are just a few of the treats at the annual Family Day at Marshfield’s Village at Proprietors Green. Every year the rental senior living community welcomes residents and their extended families to enjoy the summertime gathering. This year’s Family Day drew more than 350 people. “We look for fun ways to bring families together, and to make them an integral part of their loved one’s lives,” says Colleen Ferguson, the senior living community’s executive director. (more…)

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