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Don’t Be Afraid of the Conversation

New Pond Village Campus Executive Director, Adam Manchester, was recently featured in Senior Living News, where he shared valuable advice on the crucial conversation about retirement planning. We’ve shared his op-ed below: Deciding to move to a retirement community can be one of the biggest and most daunting decisions a family makes. It’s on par […]

Supporting Engagement and Emotional Well-Being for Those with Dementia

A couple of friends enjoy the sunshine on the patio while someone else reads a book. Others have coffee and talk about the news of the day. It all sounds like a perfectly lovely morning at New Pond Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Walpole, MA. Only, this is the memory care neighborhood, […]

The Best Gift: Why Senior Living is the Best Choice for Aging Parents

Watching their parents age can be overwhelming for adult children. It can get even more complicated when the topic of moving to a senior living community comes up. Children may feel guilty about having their parents age away from home. Likewise, seniors may be wary because they envision a traditional “retirement home” characterized by loneliness […]

Thinking About Retirement?
5 Benefits to Community Living

Embrace your retirement in a thriving, vibrant community where you can enjoy an active lifestyle without worrying about home maintenance, housework and property upkeep. With opportunities to stimulate your mind, body and spirit, you’ll find that living in a senior community offers much more than just a place to call home. In this article, we’ll […]

Nutrition Is Key To Cognitive Function

Proper nutrition is important for everyone to ensure strength and health. But for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it is essential to helping them lead a better life. Food demonstrations for the residents in Memory Care at New Pond Village, help residents, spouses and their families stay in tune with nutrition tips. Some guidelines for […]

Memory Care Is An Important Part Of Life At New Pond Village

Since its opening in March 2023, the Memory Care neighborhood at New Pond Village, a Walpole-based senior living community, has been at the forefront of providing superior services tailored to residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Benchmark Senior Living’s $8 million investment in expanding the community reflects its commitment to offering comprehensive care options, including specialized Memory […]

Signs Your Loved One May Require The Help Of A Memory Care Neighborhood

Are you feeling intimidated by the thought that your loved one might need memory care? You are not alone. There is comfort in that fact and knowing senior living communities like New Pond Village have a memory care neighborhood for those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. New Pond Village has the only memory care neighborhood […]

Five Ways Seniors Can Be Empowered In Retirement

At New Pond Village there is an interesting and engaging calendar of events and activities. Residents decide how they want to spend their day. It is all about choice at the Walpole, Massachusetts, retirement community. There are numerous ways to remain independent and be empowered in retirement. Five of those are listed below: Join one […]

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 […]

How Does Music Help Boost Brain Activity?

Music offers a variety of benefits for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, research has found. For instance, music can help reduce agitation, depression and anxiety, and it can lower stress levels. Why is music such a powerful tool for individuals with Alzheimer’s? Researchers believe that interacting with music — whether singing or listening […]