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Gala Honoree Tom Gould Visits Bridgewell Programs

Earlier this month, Tom Gould, owner of Treadwell’s Ice Cream and Peabody City Councilor, toured Bridgewell programs including a residence for young adults with autism in Peabody, Rosewood Drive Day Habilitation programs in Danvers and a women’s recovery program in Lynn. He saw many familiar faces from his work with the Challenger League as well as […]

Happy Birthday, Connie!

Connie lives at a Bridgewell home and loved celebrating her birthday with staff, friends and housemates earlier this week. A few special guests participated in the celebration including her support team from Care Dimension: Mary, Ilene and volunteer Dianne. Her family moved to Virginia recently, so they Skyped on her phone. Guests enjoyed her favorite meal: butter […]

Summer Bucket List for Rita

A Note from Program Director Jamie Hersey: When 89 year-old Rita, who lives at Bridgewell residence in Amesbury, requested to go on a vacation this summer, she was asked to come up with her ultimate wish list of all of the things that she has always wanted to do but has not yet had the […]

Team Bridgewell Special Olympics Update

Team Bridgewell participated in the 2016 Summer Games held at Boston University and Harvard University from June 3-5. It was a great weekend with 11 staff members, 1 peer coach, 32 athletes who competed in 73 events! Team Bridgewell Brought Home: Gold Medals -28 Silver Medals – 16 Bronze Medals – 12 4th place ribbons – […]

Longtime Dolly Parton Fan Attends Boston Concert

What a great show! Bridgewell resident Florence went to the Dolly Parton concert earlier this week in Boston. She’s a long time fan of Dolly and has all of her CD’s, her book and watches the movie of her life incessantly. Pictured with staff member Renee Brown at the show.

Family Support Center Open Houses

Join us to learn more about our services and meet our staff! Se Habla Espanol – Vea Abajo! Tuesday, June 14, 2016 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm or Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm 162 Boston Street, Lynn, MA Opened in 2016, the Family Support Center provides a variety of services to […]

Cinco de Mayo, Bridgewell Style!

A few pictures from Bridgewell’s Adult Recreation and Education Cinco de Mayo party earlier this month!

Enjoying the Weather

The residents at Bridgewell’s Merrill Street home now have a fun new way to enjoy their backyard. The donation was made by Bill Murphy through Cummings Properties’ Employee Directed Giving program. With the generous donation, the residents were able to pick out a beautiful outdoor glider swing, which they have been using to relax on and enjoy the […]

Bridgewell Employment Supports Volunteers at The Open Door

Bridgewell’s Employment Supports team has been volunteering at The Open Door food pantry in Gloucester. The team sorts food donations into categories and box them up for storage. The pantry recently collected 30,000 pounds of food, so the Bridgewell group helped sort, organize and check expiration dates. Pictured: The team poses with Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo […]

Dementia Capable Care of Adults with ID & Dementia

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – Thursday, June 30, 2016 University of MA Medical School – Shrewsbury Amphitheatre 333 South St. Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545 NTG’s National Model Workshop: Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING OFFERED AT A GREATLY REDUCED PRICE DUE TO THE GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM […]