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Crosby Commons | Journey of Dreams

Ninety-Two Year Old Veteran of Crosby Commons Takes Flight

By: Chelsea Sayegh
November 9th, 2017

Paul Hurd, a 92-year old US Army Veteran, has always loved flying. During the war, he spent time in Italy, flying in helicopters and even jumping out of them! Now a resident of Crosby Commons Assisted Living, Paul often takes advantage of the different out trips offered by the community. When visiting the Sikorsky Helicopter Museum, Paul took such an interest in aviation and showed such delight touching the controls of a grounded copter, Kelly Coppola, Recreation Director of Crosby Commons, began to think how she could incorporate Paul’s love of flying into a Journey of Dreams wish and make it possible for him to fly again.

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wesley village

The 14th Annual TEAM Festival of Trees & Wesley Village Holiday Market

By: Chelsea Sayegh
November 2nd, 2017

The 14th Annual TEAM Festival of Trees and Wesley Village Holiday Market will be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 18th and 19th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Wesley Village Senior Living Campus in Shelton at 580 Long Hill Avenue.

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Bishop Wicke Health Center

Bishop Wicke Receives Top Honor from U.S. News & World Report

By: Chelsea Sayegh
October 31st, 2017

Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center, located on the Wesley Village senior living campus, was named a Top Performing facility in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Nursing Homes ratings, available exclusively at http://www.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes.

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wesley village | memory care | lifestyle transitions

Wesley Village Expands Specialized Assisted Living & Memory Support Community

By: Chelsea Sayegh
October 27th, 2017

Wesley Village has officially broken new ground! The Shelton senior living campus is excited to announce the expansion of Lifestyle Transitions, a specialized assisted living and memory support neighborhood, originally opened in January 2015.

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united methodist homes | News

United Methodist Homes Wins 2017 National Mature Media Award

By: Chelsea Sayegh
August 21st, 2017

United Methodist Homes (UMH) was a winner in the 26th annual National Mature Media Awards Program. The program, presented by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, recognizes the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs designed and produced for older adults.

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Middlewoods of Newington | News

Middlewoods of Newington Wins “Best of Newington” Award Four Years in a Row!

By: Chelsea Sayegh
July 6th, 2017

Middlewoods of Newington Independent and Assisted Living Community was the proud recipient of another “Best of Newington” award for the fourth year in a row. Residents of the local community cast ballots and chose this award-winning community as the “Best Senior Care Provider” in Newington. At the Chamber of Commerce’s “Best of Newington” Annual Awards Dinner, held at the Indian Hill Country Club, Middlewoods was acknowledged and received this prestigious award.

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