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Shopping Opportunities at New Pond Village

With all the amenities available to New Pond Village’s residents – dining, a salon, fitness center and bank – residents can find everything they need right on campus. But many residents also love a day of shopping and lunch with friends, especially during the holidays, and our community makes it easy with group trips to […]

Heart Healthy Tips for Seniors from Food and Beverage Director Lacey Rainey

Diet has a profound effect on heart health, yet changing our habits, especially when they are long standing ones, can seem daunting. Lacey Rainey, the Food and Beverage Director at New Pond Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)  in Walpole, Massachusetts, offers practical tips for seniors looking to make sustainable changes for better heart […]

Emotional Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors

The season of giving is upon us and it is often a time when many think of ways to give back to their community. A significant percentage of all charitable giving is done in the last two months of the year. However, giving to others doesn’t need to come in the form of monetary donations. […]

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Try as we may, there is just no way of wishing winter away. Now that the leaves are sporting vivid colors and falling in preparation for the changing season, here are some winter safety tips for seniors to keep you safe when the thermometer plunges below freezing: Walkway Maintenance Walkways should be a high priority. […]

Tips On How You Can Delay Alzheimer’s Symptoms

By 2050, 131 million people could be living with dementia globally. Research continues to focus on identifying a cure to solve the cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease. While there is not a cure yet, a few lifestyle changes may help delay memory loss. Cognitive Training According to Dr. Ronald Petersen , an Alzheimer’s expert at […]