EDGEWOOD IN THE NEWS

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Name chosen for new enhanced living and memory support residence at Edgewood Retirement Community

June 22, 2017
Natural beauty of campus and culture of hospitality influence naming of The Woodlands Inn at Edgewood NORTH ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS | June 22, 2017 —Edgewood Retirement Community has announced that its new Enhanced Living and Memory Support residence will be called The Woodlands Inn. Designed to resemble a charming New England inn, The Woodlands Inn will […]

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Flag display honors veterans who lived at retirement community

June 8, 2017
Looking ahead to Memorial Day, the father recognized his enduring gratitude for his son’s safe return from military service in Afghanistan. Bob Coppola, project manager at the sprawling Edgewood Retirement Community, gave his appreciation shape with a tribute. Ninety-one American flags now stand knee-high, staked in neat rows on the lawn behind the Edgewood clubhouse. The […]

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Making maple syrup: All in a day’s work at Edgewood

May 4, 2017
Edgewood Retirement Community taps into maple syrup’s “superfood” status For many people in New England, the beginning of winter thaw is something to celebrate. As snow boots are stored away and the first spring bulbs peek into the sunshine, the sap of the sugar maple trees begins to flow, heralding the beginning of maple syrup […]

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Edgewood’s LifeCare Community takes up boxing to fight Parkinson’s Disease

April 27, 2017
Edgewood adds Rock Steady Boxing to its Wellness Programs to empower residents with Parkinson’s disease to fight back and improve their quality of life. Beginning Thursday, May 4, Edgewood, the only LifeCare Community in the Merrimack Valley, will begin offering residents wellness classes in Rock Steady Boxing, a non-contact boxing-based fitness curriculum. The first boxing […]

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Edgewood’s LifeCare Community Expansion

March 1, 2017
New building will serve those requiring assistance with daily living and specific memory care needs.  Edgewood, the only LifeCare Community in the Merrimack Valley, has been approved by our board and the town of North Andover to build state-of-the-art “small house” residential accommodations to serve seniors who seek assistance with daily living. This beautiful new […]

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​ Eight area high school students awarded scholarships by residents of Edgewood LifeCare Community

July 6, 2016
  In a ceremony held Friday, June 10, on the campus of Edgewood LifeCare Community, eight area high school seniors received scholarships to recognize their dedicated service to the residents of Edgewood and assist them in pursuing post-secondary education. Now in its second year, the scholarship program is a resident-driven effort with funds raised entirely […]

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Edgewood LifeCare Community Nurses Complete End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Training

March 29, 2016
Edgewood’s Meadows Health Center is the only skilled nursing facility in the country to have every nurse complete ELNEC training NORTH ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS | March 21, 2016 — In a pinning ceremony held today at Edgewood LifeCare Community, the organization’s entire nursing staff — 32 nurses — was recognized for completing the End-of-Life Nursing Education […]

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Edgewood LifeCare Community receives Hearthstone Center of Excellence award for third year in a row

December 28, 2015
Community is New England’s only Hearthstone-certified Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s and dementia care Caring for a person suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is never easy. Even harder is making the decision to have someone else care for them. It’s important to know they’ll be in good hands. Edgewood LifeCare Community in North Andover, […]

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Reduce, reuse, recycle: Amidst renovations, Edgewood helps families and environment with donation

December 2, 2015
Edgewood LifeCare Community gives appliances, furnishings and fixtures to the Merrimack Habitat for Humanity. Truckloads of like-new and gently used appliances, furnishings and fixtures that might otherwise end up in a landfill are living out their useful lives in area Habitat for Humanity homes, thanks to a partnership between Edgewood LifeCare Community and the Merrimack […]

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Edgewood LifeCare Community to Hold Free, Confidential Memory Screenings on November 4th.

October 21, 2015
ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION’S NATIONAL MEMORY SCREENING PROGRAM COMES TO NORTH ANDOVER As part of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) National Memory Screening Program, Edgewood LifeCare Community will offer free, confidential memory screenings on November 4, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Screenings will be held in the Auditorium at Edgewood, 575 Osgood Street in […]

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