Participants in a Glenmeadow Getaway

“Since I discovered Glenmeadow, I’m more fit and active than ever. There are just so many different opportunities to learn new things, enjoy entertaining performances, travel to interesting places, and develop new friendships.”

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Wellness in every dimension

Cultivating mental and physical health is key to leading a long and enjoyable life, and we are committed to making that possible. To help nurture wellness in mind, body and spirit, Glenmeadow offers a robust program of fitness, educational, social and cultural activities. As a resident, you can choose to participate in anything that kindles your interest. If you're not a resident, get a Lifestyle Pass and join in!


Upcoming Events

Caregivers Support Group

February 20, 2020 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Many family members and professionals need support as they provide care to loved ones and clients with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. We hope this offering will provide practical knowledge, mutual support, and possible solutions to challenging behaviors. A free light meal is included.

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Finding Neverland

February 25, 2020 • 3:45 pm - 10:30 pm

The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid at heart,” says TIME Magazine. The story line follows the relationship between playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. Finding Neverland is “far and away the best musical of the year!” (NPR)

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Memory Cafe

March 18, 2020 • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Caregivers are invited to bring a loved one to our new Memory Café. Enjoy organized activities and conversation with others. 

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Cirque Flip Fabrique: Blizzard

March 18, 2020 • 4:15 pm - 11:00 pm

Blizzard is the story of friends exploring the wonder of a winter storm. Through the lens of their special relationship with winter, Cirque Flip Fabrique brings audiences on a fun, poetic, and tender journey, and invites you to get lost in a moment of winter wonder. With some of the most exciting circus performers on the circuit today, original music performed live, and breathtaking visual poetry!

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Caregivers Support Group

March 19, 2020 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Many family members and professionals need support as they provide care to loved ones and clients with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. We hope this offering will provide practical knowledge, mutual support, and possible solutions to challenging behaviors. A free light meal is included.

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The King’s Speech

April 1, 2020 • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

With international war looming, England’s King George V dies, leaving the Crown and the crisis to his youngest son Bertie. Shy, fragile, and afflicted with a profound stammer, Bertie is ill-equipped to inspire and lead a people who are now instantaneously informed by a new invention: the wireless radio.

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Springfield Symphony Orchestra Classical Concerts Lecture Series

April 2, 2020 • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come hear the Symphony’s Education Director, Kirsten Lipkens, offer an educational and entertaining overview of the composers and works for the Symphony’s upcoming concerts. All talks will be held in Cotz Hall at Glenmeadow.

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Lives Well Lived: A Jewish Film Festival Screening

April 3, 2020 • 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Lives Well Lived celebrates the wit, wisdom, and experiences of adults aged 75 to 100 years old. Through their intimate memories and inspiring personal histories, forty people share their secrets and insights to living a meaningful life.

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Marijuana, Pot, Weed: What You Need to Know About Cannabis

April 14, 2020 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Now that the use of cannabis sativa — more commonly known as marijuana — is legal in Massachusetts, we’re hearing more about it, but for many, the drug remains a mystery. Our speakers are from Insa in Easthampton, which grows and sells both medical marijuana and cannabis for general consumers.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

April 28, 2020 • 4:15 pm - 11:00 pm

The iconic dance company returns to UMass Amherst for an unforgettable evening of movement, music, and culture. Recognized as “a vital American cultural ambassador to the world” for 60 years, the company has shared amazing work by Ailey himself and over 90 other choreographers. This performance will feature a mixture of new work, as well as the critically acclaimed Revelations.

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Combatting Loneliness: A Fair for Volunteers and the People They Serve

May 8, 2020 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Isolation is now said to be as serious a health risk for older adults as smoking is for people of all ages. We want to help seniors in Greater Springfield learn about their options for getting involved—and getting help.

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The Collector’s Apprentice: An Author Talk

May 21, 2020 • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New York Times bestselling author B.A. Shapiro will read from her novel, The Collector’s Apprentice, about the lengths to which people will go to feed their obsessions.

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South Pacific

June 11, 2020 • 10:15 am - 6:00 pm

On a lush tropical island during WWII, battles of the heart are center stage in this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.

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Erasing the Stigma: Developing Empathy for Those Living with Dementia

June 18, 2020 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When we encounter people who live with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, we often don’t understand their behavior. Learning what’s driving their actions can help us create more empathy, dignity, and respect.

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Anne of Green Gables

August 12, 2020 • 10:15 am - 6:00 pm

Anne Shirley just arrived on Prince Edward Island, and she’s creating quite a stir. Adopted by siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, Anne is feisty, smart, and eager to find her own place in the world. But is the world ready for her?

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Candide

October 21, 2020 • 10:15 am - 6:00 pm

It’s the best of all possible worlds in Leonard Bernstein’s madcap musical adventure. Candide’s enduring optimism is tested time and again as he bounces from Europe to the New World in search of opportunity, meaning, and his elusive true love, Cunegonde. Comic opera meets musical comedy in a glittering tale of temptation and tragedy, joy and discovery, illusion and reality.

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