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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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Patriotic Themed Cookout in Weymouth – 10th Anniversary

Kathleen and Paul Aucion get in the spirit of the patriotic themed annual Summer Cookout for members of Weymouth Elder Services held at Allerton House Assisted Living in Weymouth.

The hottest ticket in town was the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Summer Cookout at Allerton House Assisted Living in Weymouth for Weymouth Elder Services. Red, white, and blue carried the day at the patriotic themed event.

More than 75 Elder Services’ members enjoyed cheeseburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, watermelon, pink lemonade, and home-made cookies. Fun games of trivia and great company were in abundance as guests enjoyed the hospitality of the assisted and independent living community. Welch Senior Living Director of Community Relations Lynda Chuckran served as emcee.

To learn more about Allerton House in Weymouth call or email Al at 781-413-7850 or aewing@welchhrg.com


Peg Gambino holds a scrumptious piece of freshly cut watermelon – one of the many seasonal favorites served at the Allerton House Annual Cookout in Weymouth.

There were plenty of smiles at Allerton House in Weymouth during the Summer Cookout, including from left to right, those worn by Susan DeChristoforo, executive office assistant, Weymouth Elder Services; Lynda Chuckran, event emcee and director of community relations for Welch Senior Living; Al Ewing, marketing director for Allerton House in Weymouth; and Karen Johnston, director, Weymouth Elder Services.

Peg Gambino holds a scrumptious piece of freshly cut watermelon – one of the many seasonal favorites served at the Allerton House Annual Cookout in Weymouth.

Joe Murphy’s warm smile and patriotic cap say it all as he enjoys the 10th Anniversary Cookout at Allerton House in Weymouth.

Emcee Lynda Chuckran smiles having just awarded a prize to Lillian Roy for her winning trivia response at the Annual Summer Cookout at Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth.

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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 a 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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Allerton House at Central Park Fun Day Supports the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Nothing beats the heat like a train ride with family and friends. Family Fun Day at Allerton House at Central Park was all that and more!

Family Fun Day at Allerton House Assisted Living in Weymouth brings together generations of family and friends to celebrate the pleasures of summer! Children of all ages look forward to the annual event and the Moon Walk, dunk tank, train rides, pony rides, exotic animals, and balloon sculptures. Ticket sales for the hamburgers, hot dog, chips, and soda will benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. In addition, sales from the 50/50 raffle also will support this worthy cause. To learn more about Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth contact Marketing Director Al Ewing at aewing@welchhrg.com or via phone at 781-413-7850.


Resident Barbara McCarthy is delighted by the games and tricks offered by Activity Assistant Wayne Cushing and DJ Brendan Burchill (L).

Four year-old Evelyn Murphy of Braintree checks out her Princess Face Painting detail at the Allerton House Family Fun Day in Weymouth.

Resident Flora Fucci enjoys the day with Dennis and Paula Thompson. Flora is their aunt.

Jeanette Boudreau, resident services director, Allerton House at Central Park, and Joyce Watson O’Neil, LICSW, MSW, CDP, licensed independent social worker, Allerton House Communities, display the poster for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The organization will benefit from funds raised at the annual Family Fun Day.

Resident Pat Conroy gets into the spirit of the day with fresh cotton candy.

Entertainer Henry Lappen walks through the crowd as he prepares to juggle!

Barbara Barry (L) and Theo Baptiste help resident Barbara Barry hold one of the many exotic animals at the Family Fun Day.

 

 

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“Dads and Doughnuts Social” at Allerton House in Weymouth

Allerton House in Weymouth resident Leon Rinella gathers with his buddies at the recent social for a hot cup of coffee and a jelly-filled doughnut.

The dads of Allerton House at Central Park in Weymouth are a socially engaged group. The men often gather to talk about sports, history, and current events. The recent “Dads and Doughnuts Social” was a fun way to celebrate Father’s Day and catch up with one another.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Resident Services Director Jeannette Boudreau is pleased to serve resident Tom Hogan the doughnut of his choice during the recent Father’s Day Celebration.

Balloons, hot coffee, and fresh doughnuts are waiting for residents of Allerton House at Central Park as they celebrate Father’s Day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resident Donald Mathewson shares a smile during the “Dads and Doughnuts Social” at Allerton House at Central Park.

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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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Staying Connected at Allerton House Assisted Living in Hingham!

Margaret Papile beams as she watches via Skype as her grandson graduates from USC. Friend and fellow Allerton House at Harbor Park resident Martha Corey shares the moment with her.

Allerton House in Hingham resident Margaret Papile watches her grandson graduate from the University of Southern California via Skype. Margaret was thrilled t be able to participate this way, seeing her grandson Anthony Provenzano during graduation ceremonies at the USC campus in Lost Angeles. Staff and friends stopped by to celebrate with her. To learn more about the ways Allerton House Assisted Living residents in Hingham stay connected with generations of family around the world, contact Carol Taylor at 781-749-3322 or email her at: ctaylor@welchhrg.com


Margaret Papile, a resident of Allerton house Assisted Living Community in Hingham is extremely proud of grandson Anthony Provenzano who recently graduated from the University of Southern California.

Receptionist Barbara Wollan stops by to see resident Margaret Papile as she participates in her grandson’s graduation from USC via Skype.

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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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Welch Senior Living Supports 25th Anniversary of Maria Droste

Welch Senior Living President Richard Welch, also a Board Member of Maria Droste Counseling Services, pauses for a photograph with his wife Alice at the Fashion Gala.

Welch Senior Living was proud to support Maria Droste Counseling Services Fashion Show Gala at The Lantana last night. Sponsored by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, the Quincy non-profit community-based organization offers mental health and substance use counseling as well as holistic therapy services. Started 25 years ago by the late Sr. Joanne Westwater, Maria Droste serves the uninsured, low income individuals and families throughout the South Shore, Greater Boston and Metro West communities, who otherwise might not have access to these services.

The Fashion Show featured David Josef Design, Denise Hajjar of Boston and Hajjar’s Big and Tall. Jim Fagan served as Master of Ceremonies.

Paul T. Casale, Vice-president, Welch Senior Living, and his wife Claire share a light-hearted moment before the Fashion Show at the Gala to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Maria Droste Counseling Services.

Executive Director of Welch Senior Living’s Allerton House at Harbor Park in Hingham Tom Karnes brought his wife, Auta to the Fashion Show Gala.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welch Senior Living’s Ellen Laramee, RN, senior clinical Assisted Living Consultant and Joyce Watson-O’Neil, LICSW, MSW, CDP, licensed independent social worker, pose for a photo during the Fashion Show Gala.

Coleen Ferguson, executive director of Welch Senior Living’s Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield gladly shared a photo with her Gala dinner-mates, Barbara and David Leahy of Scituate.

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