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Lasell Village wins LeadingAge Hackfest at Olin College

On Saturday, June 3, residents and staff from five local senior living communities joined forces with Olin College students and professionals in aging services for the LeadingAge MA Hackfest at North Hill in Needham, Massachusetts. The goal of Hackfest is to create a “technology-driven product or service aimed at improving the lives of older adults and their families.” The winning team, comprised of residents and staff from Lasell Village, a senior living community in Newton, MA... Read More ->.






The Wall Street Journal – Sharing Medical Information

Robin Scully, R.N. lends her expertise to a recent WSJ article that references sharing medical information with adult children. Robin Scully runs the wellness department at Lasell Village. Read More ->








Lasell Village Director of Wellness Earns National Leadership Award

Lasell Village, an award-winning continuing care retirement community at Lasell College, is pleased to announce that Robin Scully, RN, Director of Wellness at Lasell Village, recently received the 11th Annual Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Services and Supports Nursing presented by LeadingAge at its Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN. Read More ->








Global Recognition is Brought to the Kitchen at Lasell Village

Executive Chef Armando Lopez and his team are featured in a United Kingdom catering magazine. Read a PDF of the article here.








Developers pursue new plans for university-based communities while drawing on lessons learned from past experience

Developers are going back to school by teaming up with universities to build and expand retirement communities on campus. The move comes after an extended slowdown of university-based projects in the wake of the Great Recession, which curtailed home sales and limited the ability of seniors to move.... Read more from Seniors Housing Business





Facing the Challenges of Leadership Recruiting: New Approaches and Achievements

Lasell Village, Newton, MA, is fully integrated with Lasell College and zoned as an educational institution, with some 215 residents and 150 employees. In this unusual arrangement, residents are required to participate in 450 hours of educationally oriented activities. They design their own learning plans, .. Read more from The Leading Age Magazine





Going Back to School, Without the Pressure

Some communities are also tightly intertwined with colleges, bringing students and residents together. Lasell Village, on the campus of Lasell College in Newton, Mass., is managed by the college. Residents are required to take 450 hours of classes every calendar year... Read more from The New York Times






Finding Communities That Connect and Nurture the Like-Minded

Three years ago, Dorothy Adelman, 99, moved into Lasell Village, on the campus of Lasell College, in Newton, Mass. All 210 residents of the village, which opened in 2000, are required to participate in 450 hours of education a year — about nine hours a week. ...Read More






Lasell Village appoints new president amidst improved financial picture

Lasell College has named Anne E. Doyle, a former executive with tech firm Connected Living Inc., as the president of Lasell Village, the senior living community on Lasell's Newton campus.

Doyle, who started in her new role on March 30, was chief operating officer at Connected Living, a company that provides engagement opportunities to seniors. Doyle also has served as the chief operating officer at...Read More






Student Newspaper Highlights Carolyn Eastman as she went to Cambodia for a Community Service Trip

In an article written by Lasell College student Morgan Brittany Austin, Communications Major, class of 2015, Lasell Village resident Carolyn Eastman gives a candid interview of her community service trip to Cambodia through a nonprofit organization known as The Sharing Foundation.

You can read the full interview on the 1851 Chronicle's web site: http://the1851chronicle.org/2013/04/23/lasell-villager-carolyn-eastman-goes-to-cambodia-for-community-service-trip/