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History, birds of prey and arctic whales at EPOCH

Another Valentine’s Day has come and gone. We had a lot of fun celebrating, making Valentine’s and of course, indulging in chocolate! But the fun’s not over. We have plenty more great events planned at our EPOCH communities this week. Professor Gary Hylander is returning for a riveting presentation on Adolf Hitler. Come by and discuss the insights of this renowned history buff. The Massachusetts Audubon Society will also come by to present “Birds of Prey.” You’ll learn how birds of prey hunt, what they eat and what makes them special. Plus, you’ll get to see hawks, owls, eagles and more up close! But these aren’t the only animals you can learn about this week. Local science writer Todd McLeish will tell you all about artic whales. We will also host “Hearth of the Home,” a presentation by Abigail Whitney on 18th century life. Finally, our last “Flex and Stretch” class for seniors is this week. Don’t miss the chance to make new friends and engage in healthy, gentle exercise! Keep reading to learn more.

Gary Hylander returns for discussion of Adolf Hitler (Feb. 19)

History, game shows and informative discussions at EPOCH

This week, we’re offering several educational and informative events at our communities. First, historical presenter Gail Hamel will lead an educational program on colonial life. If you have a loved one or care for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s, join us for a discussion by Dr. Barrera. A Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Barrera will share helpful tips for effectively managing behaviors related to dementia and Alzheimer’s. To give you respite from your responsibilities, we’re hosting Mr. DJ’s Hollywood Quiz Show – a fun, interactive game show featuring an authentic, 4 team podium, digital scoring and hand-held clickers. Later in the week, George Robson III, the son of an EPOCH resident, will lead an informative discussion on the global economy. Finally, author Joshua Delany will discuss the wrecked pirate ship the Whydah. This sure is a great week for history buffs at EPOCH! Keep reading to learn more.

EPOCH welcomes Abigail by Gail for Colonial presentation (Jan. 22)

From animals in art to free balance tests for seniors

The popular program Art Matters returns to our community in Brookline for a presentation on the role animals have played in art over the years. That event is happening tomorrow. Elsewhere in Massachusetts, our community in Norton will welcome much loved singing and karaoke group Lady Ann and DJ ICE for a performance. Finally, one of our Providence, RI communities will host a free balance screening for seniors with local therapists conducting the screens. Lunch is included, so stop by. See you soon!

EPOCH welcomes back Art Matters (Oct. 9)

CHESTNUT HILL – Art Matters, an art awareness and education program, is returning to EPOCH Assisted Living at Boylston Place, 615 Heath St., on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. for a discussion about the roles animals have historically played in art. This event is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 617-244-6400. For more information about EPOCH, call 617-244-6400.

Broadway, art and health at EPOCH this week

As always, our communities have a slew of great events happening this week, and we’d love it if you stopped by for a visit. We have a Rogers and Hammerstein-themed performance at one of our Providence communities on the 19th, a health program about fitness while sitting for seniors in Chestnut Hill on the 20th, and a piano performance on the 21st in our Berkshires community. If you’re looking to learn something new or enjoy some good music, we welcome you to stop by.

Jack Craig to honor Rodgers and Hammerstein at EPOCH (Sept. 19)

PROVIDENCE-Pianist and singer Jack Craig will perform songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein at EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. Rodgers and Hammerstein were an award-winning musical theatre writing team who created a string of Broadway hits in the 1940s and 1950s. This performance is free and open to the public. For more information or to R.S.V.P. please call 401-275-0682. EPOCH is located at One Butler Ave.

Summertime favorites: live music at EPOCH

Summer is a great time for live music. Stop by our Providence community later this week for a performance but the famous Singing Trooper, Dan Clark. Clark performs across the state and country and has sung with the Boston Pops and in Fenway. Or, join us on the Cape for a sing-along with guitarist Harry French. In addition to these two dynamic performers, we have several other events happening this week at our communities – keep reading for info!

Photographer presents slide show at Boylston Place (July 24)

CHESTNUT HILL – EPOCH Assisted Living at Boylston Place, 615 Heath St., will welcome well known photographer Frank Binder for a slide show and discussion called “New York” on Tuesday, July 24 at  This event is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to Julie Bolt at 617-879-2589. For more information about EPOCH, call 617-244-6400.

Guitarist Harry French to host sing-along at EPOCH (July 25)