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EPOCH welcomes Audubon Society, Boston historian and Park Ranger

Audubon Society, Spring WildflowersJoin us this week for any or all of our free events – from a spring-themed presentation by the Mass Audubon Society, to a nutrition workshop, to an Easter egg hunt. Keep reading for details on these great events.

Audubon Society presents ‘Spring Wildflowers’ – April 15, 2:15 p.m.
EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place
855 Harwich Rd. Brewster, Mass.

Learn about the role and history of your favorite wildflowers, name origins, pollination and seed dispersal, and the latest scientific research on the ecology of these beautiful plants. Please call 508-896-3252 to RSVP.

A week of poetry, music and health

We’re kicking off April with a variety of great events. Join us for educational presentations on managing your health, or for performances by jazz singer Krisanthi Pappas or Elvis impersonator Robert Black. If you enjoy writing or reading poetry, you won’t want to miss a visit from Massachusetts Senior Poet Laureate, Marian Shapiro. Keep reading to learn more about these upcoming events.

Presentation on UTI prevention – April 2, 2:30 p.m.
EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne
140 Melbourne Rd. Pittsfield, Mass.

Registered nurse Maura Rose, of Rosecare Patient Advocacy and Elder Services, will visit EPOCH to discuss urinary tract infection prevention. UTIs are a common infection amongst older adults, particularly women. Rose, who has more than 30 years of experience, will share tips on lowering your risk of infection. For more information or to RSVP, please call 413-499-1992.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at EPOCH

St. Patrick's Day celebrationsSt. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and we have plenty of celebrations planned, including free concerts and a multimedia presentation covering the history and sociology of this day. All are welcome to join us for any or all of these free celebrations. Keep reading for details!

St. Patrick’s Day with the Victrola Society March 14, 2:30 p.m.
EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich
111 Headwaters Dr., Harwich, Mass.
The Victrola Society will perform songs celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The popular chorus enjoys entertaining audiences with themed programs and entertains frequently at EPOCH. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Michael Walker at 508-430-6208.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at EPOCH

Valentine's Day CelebrationsHappy Valentine’s Day from everyone at EPOCH! We will be celebrating love and romance all week long with special Valentine’s shows by many talented musicians. In particular, we’re looking forward to our annual Sweetheart Dance! We’ll dance to swing era music and cast our votes for king and queen.

Although our walls will be adorned with figurative hearts throughout February, we’ll also celebrate the literal heart at our upcoming fundraiser for the American Heart Association. We hope you’ll join us and help promote healthy hearts. Find more details about all of these great events below.

Steve Burke performs – Feb. 13, 4 p.m.
EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Blvd.
353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, R.I.
Steve Burke is a jazz musician who expertly plays the saxophone and piano. He entertains audiences with his upbeat, interactive performance style. For more information or to RSVP, call 401-273-6565.

Town hall meeting with Sen. Downing and more at EPOCH

This week, we will host free concerts, a breakfast and health discussion with the Harwich Council on Aging, and – most notably – a town hall meeting with Massachusetts State Sen. Ben Downing! We welcome you to join us for any of the following:

Connie Giso performs – Jan. 29, 4 p.m.
EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard
353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, R.I.
Pianist Connie Giso is an energetic, interactive performer who encourages the audience to sing along. She frequently performs at EPOCH and other venues throughout Rhode Island. Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 401-273-6565. 

Harwich COA breakfast at EPOCH – Jan. 31, 8 a.m.
EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich
111 Headwaters Dr., Harwich, Mass.

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich will host a breakfast and health discussion with the Harwich Council on Aging. EPOCH Admissions Director Pam Van Dyk and sleep expert Eric Bauman, RRT, will lead a presentation called, “Sweet Dreams” – an overview of sleep disorders and tips for managing them. Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 508-430-1717.

 
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