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From classic car shows to delectable culinary experiences, come discover the exciting side of senior living. RSVP now for an upcoming event, meet the friendly residents and see our campus firsthand. Our hospitality offers the best way to discover everything we believe in.
Presidents & First Ladies – Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt
October 24, 2018 – 10:00 am
Join us as William and Sue Wils portray the 32nd President of the United States and First Lady in this dramatic presentation about two young people who fell in love and how the triumphs and tragedies from their personal lives affected their public lives in office.
Expansion Update Brunch
November 02, 2018 – 10:00 am
Expansion plans are moving forward at Covenant Village of Cromwell! Enjoy a delicious chef-prepared brunch as you learn more about our new:
Charter Depositor benefits—get up to $4500 in savings!
Spacious one- and two-bedroom apartments with contemporary finishes
State-of-the-art fitness center
Classrooms for recreational activities and lifelong learning
Contemporary bistro—and so much more!
Plus, learn how this all comes with the assurance of priority access to on-site health care.
Hamilton comes to Cromwell! With Author Susan Holloway Scott
November 07, 2018 – 1:30 pm
With all of the excitement about Hamilton the Musical coming to the Bushnell, don’t miss out on hearing about the more personal side of his life. Author Susan Holloway Scott will be visiting Covenant Village of Cromwell to discuss her book, I, Eliza Hamilton—a fictional account of how Alexander met and married his wife Eliza, how they struggled together against all odds, and how her strong-willed tenacity made her the perfect match for Alexander as he rose to make history.
RSVP and attend and you’ll be entered into a raffle to win a copy of I, Eliza Hamilton!
The Yale Whiffenpoofs Return!
December 12, 2018 – 2:00 pm
Fresh off a world tour, America’s oldest collegiate a cappella group, the Yale Whiffenpoofs return to Covenant Village of Cromwell to entertain with their beautiful singing. This group of Yale seniors—including the first female in Whiffenpoof history—is ready to get your toes tapping and body swaying to the festive holiday music we all know and love. RSVP and attend and take home their holiday CD—FREE!
Minimalism, or the idea that less can be more, inspires people regardless of age to embrace cutting out the excess in life and getting down to what is really important. For some, that means reorganizing or donating clothes that don’t fit. For others, it may mean clearing out the garage and holding a tag sale. Organizing, downsizing, and donating what you don't need anymore is a good start when making the move to a senior living community. For more about minimalism visit: ow.ly/YRUw30mg2zF... See moreSee less
With the autumn breeze comes beautiful leaves, and plenty of senior-friendly activities to keep you active and involved in the greater community. Here's a list of our top five fall to-dos: - Visit apple orchards and pumpkin patches: Going to support a local pumpkin patch or apple orchard is a great excuse to get the family together. - Stay active: Rise with the sun and take a brisk walk or mild hike among the fall foliage, crispy air, and crunchy leaves. - Get crafty: Fall’s natural palette can inspire the Monet in you! Sign up for an adult art class and explore your creativity. - Explore a new hobby: It’s never too late to learn something new. Pick up a new hobby like photography, or audit some fall courses at your local university. - Pay it forward: With Thanksgiving around the corner, it is a great time to give back to your community. Consider volunteering at a local soup kitchen! ... See moreSee less
In early October, Pilgrim Manor Resident Council President Daniel Russo and Life Enrichment Supervisor Deirdre Roberts attended the 22nd annual VOICES Forum held at the Aquaturf Club in Plantsville, CT. This forum was sponsored by the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, and this year’s theme was “What’s Your Story?” Keynote speaker, RN, and Professor Diane Heliker advocated strongly for a narrative-centered model of care. She described how the use of story by all who live and work in communities is beneficial - it builds trust and forges positive bonds between people. ... See moreSee less
Do you have a care plan for support as you age? Who will take care of you if your needs increase? More and more childless and spouseless seniors are facing isolation. Research shows that seniors like these are at a greater risk for having poor social support and becoming lonely, and loneliness is a predictor for functional decline. Read more and learn about your options in this article by US News: ow.ly/7f5U30mfWBK... See moreSee less
Interested in moving to our community? Book “Your Day, Your Way” to enjoy our community as our residents do. This completely customizable experience allows you to enjoy our dining, explore campus, and take advantage of our many activities for a full day tailored to meet your interests. RSVP today by completing the form linked below. ow.ly/TRvX30mcT9v... See moreSee less
It's National Mental Illness Awareness Week - did you know it is estimated that 20 percent of people ages 55 and older experience some type of mental health concern (according to a 2008 study conducted by the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry)? Mental health is key in maintaining cognitive abilities and is just as important as physical health for overall well-being! Please take advantage of the many available resources and don't hesitate to reach out for support when needed. To learn more about mental health for seniors, read this article by Life Senior Services: ow.ly/WS1l30mb2l6... See moreSee less