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Healthy Aging Tips for Seniors

January 15th, 2021

Retirement years can be some of the most fulfilling of life. To help older adults feel their best and make the most of these years, we’ve created a list of 10 healthy aging tips for seniors. 10 Healthy Aging Tips for Seniors 1. Find Activity Options You Like Exercise has well-known benefits, including controlling weight, […]


Priority Access to Newly F.D.A. Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

December 17th, 2020

Essex Meadows is pleased to be able to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to residents and employees through our partner pharmacy. Residents and employees will be in the initial distribution group in the CDC phased allocations and among the first in the country to have access to the vaccine once it is available.  Specific vaccination distribution […]


COVID-19 Update

December 9th, 2020

Essex Meadows is working with CVS pharmacy to provide vaccination for residents in priority levels of care as determined by the CDC and local state vaccination plans. This includes residents in skilled care, Assisted Living and Memory Care, as well as, community staff. The vaccine is completely voluntary and will be administered by a professional […]

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Free Online Courses for Seniors

December 1st, 2020

Nowadays you can learn just about anything you want without setting foot in a classroom. All you need is a computer, an internet connection, and curiosity. The internet has paved the way for an educational gold mine of free online courses for seniors. Noncommercial learning opportunities are practically limitless and include free online college courses […]


Life Care Services Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction

November 23rd, 2020

It’s a Proud Time to Live at Essex Meadows Our management company, Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent living senior living communities two years in a row — and we have you to thank for it. This award demonstrates that residents and their families are receiving the care […]

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12 Wonderful Gift Ideas for Aging Parents

November 2nd, 2020

For the parents who have everything, the gift-giving season can be a difficult time of year. What can you possibly give them that will put a smile on their face and a twinkle in their eye? For inspiration, consider our suggestions below. There are gift ideas from the practical to the sublime. From stocking fillers […]

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6 Documentaries to Watch for Veteran’s Day

October 1st, 2020

Parades, flags and writing letters to the troops are great ways to recognize the service of our active duty soldiers on Veterans Day. November 11 is also a good time to revisit the conflicts and consequences veterans have faced throughout our country’s history. To bring veterans’ stories to life, we’ve put together a list of […]


Intergenerational Pen Pal Program Brings Local Students and Residents Together

September 16th, 2020

As a sophomore at Valley Regional High School, Hannah Clark began serving Essex Meadows as a waitress in the Food & Beverage department in 2016. She formed lasting friendships and enjoyed her comradery with the residents at Essex Meadows. When the COVID-19 pandemic brought Hannah home from college at Roger Williams University last spring, she […]