Springhouse Conducts Balance Clinic

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 by

On March 20, Springhouse Senior Living held a Balance Clinic for our residents. The staff from Encompass Healthcare Services came and led the group for balance testing. Balance in older adults is very important. Every year, one in three adults 65 or older falls at least once. In older people, falls can be serious.

Student Volunteers at Springhouse

Monday, 09 January 2017 by

Now that the school year is in full swing, Springhouse is happy to welcome back several groups of student interns and volunteers as well as a few new ones!

Upgrades Update

Monday, 09 January 2017 by

We are excited that our new walls and signs have been installed at Springhouse.  We are working on adding lighting and plantings, so stay tuned for more upgrades to our entrance way.

Introducing, Corny Cards!

Monday, 09 January 2017 by

Springhouse is thrilled to announce a new business venture taken on by our Assisted Living residents, Corny Cards!

Bird Watching at Springhouse!

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 by

Thanks to some creative thinking by Thomas Crowe, Springhouse’s Maintenance Director, residents have been getting a front row seat to observe the inner workings of a sparrow’s nest!

A Visit From the Mayor!

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 by

Mayor Martin Walsh and his team graciously visited Springhouse as a part of his ”Aging in Boston” initiative.  His visit was in mid June and he was able to discuss a number of topics our Springhouse residents were interested in.

Warm Weather Means Gardening!

Monday, 20 June 2016 by

Springhouse residents enjoyed the warmer weather spring provided so they put on their gardening gloves on for some planting. Residents planted flowers for the many containers in our garden and were excited to plant herbs and vegetables this year in several of the raised beds throughout the garden.

Telling Your Story

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 by

Springhouse residents are involved in a weekly writing group at the Brookline Council on Aging called “Telling Your Story.” One of our residents has been involved in this group for over 15 years.  The attendees are all seniors from the local community who enjoy “telling their stories.”  The group meets weekly and various members will

A Wonderful Seder For All

Monday, 02 May 2016 by

An enjoyable sedar was celebrated at Springhouse, complete with all the traditional fare. Two hundred matzo balls were prepared along with 66 and a half pounds of brisket and 10 bottles of wine.

HCAB Comes To Allen House

Friday, 04 March 2016 by

Springhouse Senior Living welcomes the Harvard College Alzheimer’s Buddies Program (HCAB) to our Allen House neighborhood. The program matches a college student with a resident who they visit once a week for an hour. HCAB is in it’s 6th year and has become the fastest growing volunteer program for the elderly in Harvard’s history.