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Brief occasional items announcing in-house EPOCH news, such as staff promotions.

Fish fry fundraiser and the arts at EPOCH

Fish fry fundraiserThis week at our EPOCH communities, we will host a slew of events that will appeal to those with an artistic flair. First, we’ll welcome the award-winning writer Joey Kantor for a lively literary reading. We’ll also host a discussion on the life and work of Pablo Picasso, and a painting class for seniors interested in developing their artistic talent.

We also look forward to our annual fish fry fundraiser at Brewster Place. Join us for some delicious food while supporting the Cape Cod Commercial Fisherman’s Alliance. All our events are free unless otherwise stated. Keep reading for details.

A week of fundraisers, concerts and more

BBQ cooking classIn the week ahead, we look forward to kicking off fundraisers, a cooking class and some stellar concerts. Throughout the month, we’ll host a Juice Box Drive – this will particularly help families with elementary-aged children who struggle during the summer without the help of school meals. We’ll also host a silent auction to benefit the Norton Council on Aging. One of our talented chefs will share barbecue secrets, and Over Time as well as a Michael Jackson impersonator will entertain. All of our events are free to attend, and we welcome you and your family to join us for any or all of them. Keep reading for details.  

Meet our caring staff: Andrea Sbordone, Life Enrichment Director

Andrea Sbordone-Turner We are pleased to welcome Andrea Sbordone aboard as our new Life Enrichment Director at EPOCH of Weston. With seventeen years’ experience working in long-term care, including past experience as life enrichment director for other senior communities, Andrea makes a great addition to our team.

Andrea is passionate about working with seniors and improving their quality of life through kindness, friendship, and an array of educational and stimulating programs. She enjoys the opportunity to work directly with seniors and participate with them in the programs as much as she can.

“At the end of the day, when I hear them say thank you and see them smile, that’s what I love about my job,” she said.

Veterans forum, Berkshire art and more at EPOCH

Veterans BenefitsFrom history discussions to art shows to healthcare forums, we’re pleased to offer a wide array of stimulating and informative events at our EPOCH communities. We welcome you to join us for some history trivia or presentations on Bastille Day and Providence founder Roger Williams. For those interested in art or who just love the Berkshires, don’t miss an art reception with the Pittsfield Parade Committee. If you’re a veteran or the spouse of a veteran, you’ll find our upcoming forum on benefits particularly helpful. All of these events are free. Keep reading to learn more. 

Happy Fourth of July from EPOCH

Fourth of July celebrationsThe Fourth of July is quickly approaching, and we’re celebrating with a slew of concerts all week long, including patriotic tributes. We’ll also host a discussion on the great American jazz musician Louis Armstrong, as well as an important and informative discussion on detecting and preventing all forms of elderly abuse. We welcome you and your family or friends to join us for any or all of these events.

Ethan Stone to entertain, June 30, 3 p.m.
EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton
190 Mansfield Ave. Norton, MA

Pianist Ethan Stone entertains audiences with popular jazz songs from the 1920s through the 1950s. He has toured throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America. RSVP by calling 508-285-3355.