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17 Apr: Heritage Ministries Announces Executive Change

The Heritage Ministries Board of Directors announced that the board has named Lisa Haglund as the interim CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. She will replace previous CEO, David Smeltzer. She stated, “Each employee at Heritage plays an important role every day, but especially as we face the recent events unfolding surrounding COVID-19. I am both honored and blessed to…

HM News Eating

06 Jan: Improving Eating Habits

Changing the way you eat doesn’t sound too difficult. But, if you’ve been doing something for most of your life, and now you’re in your 60s or older, that can be pretty daunting. What helps is to have a partner to help you. Those residing within retirement communities that provide three nutritious and delicious meals each day enjoy such a…

Ives Vet Blog

17 Nov: Veteran Residents at Ives Hill Honored

Veterans Day has passed, but Ives Hill continues to honor its residents who served. More than a dozen residents in attendance Saturday served in World War II. The guest speaker, Major General Miyako Schanley, is honoring her mother, an Ives Hill resident whose military career was cut short when she became pregnant. Schanley says her experiences in the military have…

Blog Vitamin D

29 Oct: Sunlight May Not be Enough to Avoid Vitamin D Deficiency

Calcium and vitamin D are two of the most important nutrients for bone health, but vitamin D deficiency is common among seniors. Because seniors typically drink less milk and spend fewer hours outside, they often aren’t getting all the vitamin D they need. For most people, sunlight is the most important source of vitamin D, as sunlight converts cholesterol to…

Winter Months

14 Oct: Tips to Staying Active In the Winter Months

Cold weather forces many seniors inside during the winter months, but you don’t have to limit your activities until spring. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week. That’s just 30 minutes, five days a week. Ives Hill offers a wide range of physical and mental activities and varied programs and events…

Drop to Drip Post

19 Sep: Drop to Drive Photos and Video

On Wednesday afternoon, September 18, more than 800 golf balls were dropped from the sky by the Watertown Fire Department for the Ives Hill “Drop to Drive” fundraising event in Watertown. Each golf ball signified a $5 contribution towards a new vehicle for the transportation of Ives Hill residents. Stay tuned for how much money was raised! If you’d still…

18 Jul: Family Golf Showdown

Ives Hill Retirement Community by Heritage family members and proud parents, Theresa Fallon and Vivian Bufalini, recently enjoyed watching their sons, Jeff Fallon and John Bufalini, partake in friendly competition during the Watertown Men’s City Golf Tournament in Watertown, NY. Congratulations to John Bufalini for winning first place in the tournament! Ives Hill is proud to encourage community involvement and…