Georgia Aquarium Jelly Fish

When you’re looking for something positive to watch on your screen, explore the Georgia Aquarium’s live webcams. The jellyfish are especially peaceful, and we’ve included the link below. But be sure to scroll below the jellyfish to explore the other aquatic live cams – everything from beluga whales to sea otters to piranhas, and of course African penguins.

https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/jelly-webcam/

Stay Engaged and Entertained

As we adjust to a world of social distancing, there are still many ways to stay engaged, connected, and entertained.

If you love games and puzzles, we found a great online resource for you: AARP.org has everything from crossword to sudoku, jigsaw to mahjongg.

Insider tip: scroll all the way down to the Ts if you’re looking for “The Daily” puzzles.

https://games.aarp.org/category/all-games

Seniors and Students Make Excellent Book Buddies

Residents of the Memory Care Program at Village at Proprietors Green visited first grade students at Martinson Elementary School in Marshfield to share their love of reading. The residents visited with teachers Mrs. Beth Debyah and Mrs. Erica McHugh. The students enjoyed reading their favorite books to their “Book Buddies,” and the residents enjoyed their role as helpers.  A shared love of reading is at the heart of the program.

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The Annual Holiday Boutique Benefits Marshfield Food Pantry

Village at Proprietors Green is donating $2,250 to the Marshfield Food Pantry, following the annual Holiday Boutique. Each year the senior living community invites local artisans and shopkeepers to display hand-made items at the boutique. A formal check presentation will take place in December.

What’s More Fun than an Easter Egg Hunt?

Whenever possible, Village at Proprietors Green gathers generations together to celebrate festive or religious holidays and other celebrations. That certainly was true for the pre-Easter celebration and traditional egg hunt, where residents were joined by their adult children, their grandchildren and oftentimes their great-grandchildren.

Holiday Boutique for a Worthy Cause

Village at Proprietors Green elves are always busy around the holidays. This year $2,250 was raised at the Holiday Boutique. A check in that amount will be presented to the Marshfield Food Pantry this Friday along with a case of turkeys ready for roasting. Residents and staff merrily worked together to provide a unique pre-holiday shopping experience.

What to Do for Hip and Knee Arthritis

Dr. Antonia F. Chen, MBA, Director of Research, Orthopaedic Arthroplasty Service, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, came to Village at Proprietors Green to talk about the treatment options for individuals with hip and knee arthritis. Nearly 60 individuals listened intently as Dr. Chen explained the various kinds and causes of arthritis, and how best to weigh one’s options between non-surgical and surgical treatments. It’s estimated that by the year 2025 nearly 67 million people will be living with some form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of the disease. Continue reading “What to Do for Hip and Knee Arthritis”

Village at Proprietors Green Residents Capture the Moment!

Welch Senior Living’s Allerton House Assisted Living Communities strive to “Capture the Moment!” That is the theme of this year’s National Assisted Living Week celebrations. Addressing the Welch luncheon crowd at the Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, Welch Senior Living Executive Director Paul Casale, Jr. said the communities work to “inspire our residents to seize the day.” Casale, Jr. acknowledged the staff for creating a beautiful experience for the day and a week of celebrations filled with exciting activities. Continue reading “Village at Proprietors Green Residents Capture the Moment!”

Lobsterbake Networking Thank-You Event for Referral Partners

Every summer, Village at Proprietors Green thanks colleagues in the senior living industry for their continued partnership. This year’s Lobsterbake was no exception, with community referral partners stopping by to network, tour, and enjoy lobster and clam chowder. Professionals involved in all aspects of senior living were on hand including those from visiting nurse associations, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, area hospitals, home care agencies and elder care advocacy 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.