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100 years old and ready to party: Honoring Brookline’s centenarians

100 years old and ready to party: Honoring Brookline’s centenarians The Titanic was still a year away when Dr. Elinor “Fuzzy” Downs was born, as was Boston’s iconic Fenway Park. Both debuted in 1912, Downs in 1911. Anywhere else, her 108 years would make her a stand-out. But at the Party of a Century, Downs…

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New Creative Aging Program Announced

New Creative Aging Program Announced Arts programming throughout the City to be tailored to older adults Mayor Martin J. Walsh along with the Age Strong Commission and the Office of Arts and Culture today announced a partnership with Goddard House Community Initiatives and Lifetime Arts that brings free arts programming to older adults in Jamaica Plain, Mattapan…

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Goddard House Raises over $2K for Alzheimer’s Association

Goddard House Assisted Living Raises over $2K for the Alzheimer’s Association BROOKLINE, MA — On Friday, September 27th, Goddard House Assisted Living hosted their 2nd annual “Mini Walk to End Alzheimer’s”, which raised more than $2,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association. While staff and residents also participate in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in…

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Brookline’s Camp Memory Connections: Our Third Summer of Fun

Brookline’s Camp Memory Connections: Our Third Summer of Fun Pictured from left: Kristen Cipriano, Erica Curcio, Tess McBrearty, Fio Russo, Lance Chapman, and Elena Richter Pictured from left: Tess McBrearty (Olmsted Program Assistant), Louise Kurash, Doris Girton, Fio Russo (Olmsted Program Assistant), and Drew Reinhart. For the past three summers, Goddard House Assisted Living has…

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Goddard House Assisted Living Kicks Off 6th Annual Jazz Series

Goddard House Assisted Living Kicks Off 6th Annual Jazz Series BROOKLINE, MA — Every August for the past six years, Goddard House Assisted Living & Olmsted Memory Support Community hosts some of Boston’s premiere jazz performers as part of their Cookin’ Up Jazz Concert Series.  Now in its sixth year, the series kicked off on…

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Purple Table Reservations: A Warm Welcome to Everyone!

Purple Table Reservations: A Warm Welcome to Everyone! By: Ginny Mazur, Community & Academic Arts Advisor at Goddard House Anyone with a disability, cognitive or physical, knows that enjoying the simple pleasure of dining at a restaurant can be extremely challenging.  From mobility barriers to loud music and harsh acoustics to small print and poor…

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Goddard House Assisted Living Raises LGBT Pride flag

Goddard House Assisted Living Raises LGBT Pride flag BROOKLINE, MA — On Friday, May 31st, Goddard House Assisted Living and Olmsted Memory Support in Brookline held their first annual LGBT Pride Flag Raising to kick off Pride Month. Residents, families and community members gathered to hear local leaders speak and to witness the raising of…

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Goddard House appoints Candace Cramer as new CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Diana C. Pisciotta 617-784-5256 Newly created role to focus on expanding community-based programming for seniors (Brookline, MA) The Board of Trustees of Goddard House is pleased to announce the appointment of Candace Cramer as its first CEO.  Goddard House is a non-profit operating a high-quality assisted living community and creating innovative programs…

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Goddard House Launches Employee of the Quarter Award

In 2019, Executive Director, Carolyn Sandel began the tradition of offering special recognition to one exceptional associate each quarter. The award nominees are staff members who’s work, attitude and concern for our residents best exemplify the seven Goddard House Values. These values of Compassion, Respect, Collaboration, Responsiveness, Excellence, Innovation and Transparency are at the heart…

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