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The latest news from North Hill, about our community, residents, the True North initiative, courses & events and more.

Skilled Nursing Facility Named One of The Best

Skilled Nursing Facility Named One of The Best

The Skilled Nursing Facility at North Hill, a leading Boston-area continuing care retirement community, has been named one of the nation’s Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News. 

U.S. News’ annual look at nursing homes presents data from Nursing Home Compare. Of the 16,000 nursing homes reviewed, North Hill’s skilled nursing facility was one of only 3,036 to earn an overall rating of five stars. 

North Hill Wins National Mature Media Awards

North Hill Wins National Mature Media Awards

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New England retirement community, North Hill, has been recognized with six awards in a national competition honoring the best marketing and communications produced for older adults. 

Boston Retirement Community Recognized with 6 National Mature Media Awards

Boston Retirement Community Recognized with 6 National Mature Media Awards

North Hill has been recognized with six awards in a national competition honoring the best marketing and communications produced for older adults. North Hill received a Gold award in the National Mature Media Awards Brochures category, three Silver awards for digital strategy, website and direct mail, and two Bronze awards for web site design and special events marketing.

North Hill | Fall 2013 Courses

North Hill | Fall 2013 Courses

North Hill has announced its new schedule of True North Courses and Events, a series of lifelong learning opportunities for seniors throughout the Boston area. 

The see the full blog coverage / course listings, please visit Wellesley Weston Blog or our courses page.

Beth Israel Deaconess Geriatrician Joins North Hill

Beth Israel Deaconess Geriatrician Joins North Hill

Dr. Min Keun Song, a member of the Gerontology Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), is the new Medical Director for the Health Center at North Hill, the Boston area’s leading senior living community. 

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North Hill Spring/Summer 2013 Courses & Events

North Hill Spring/Summer 2013 Courses & Events

North Hill has released its spring line-up of True North Courses and Events. Nine classes and programs have been scheduled, with topics ranging from the Northern Indian dance tradition “Kathak” to an interactive session on greenhouse gardening to a “late night cartoon snack” with Boston Globe cartoonist Dan Wasserman. Each class is designed to enrich the lives of vibrant seniors in Boston’s MetroWest.

To view our upcoming lineup, please click the headline above.

North Hill Senior Living Community Recognized with Five “Generations Awards”

North Hill Senior Living Community Recognized with Five “Generations Awards”

North Hill, the leading Boston-area senior living community, has been recognized by an international panel of judges for excellence in seniors marketing, receiving five “Generations Awards.” The team earned a Platinum Award for Integrated Marketing, three Gold Awards for its website and True North Courses & Events program, and a Special Recognition for the community’s brochure package.

North Hill Wins Special Innovation Award and 50+ Housing Awards

North Hill Wins Special Innovation Award and 50+ Housing Awards

At an awards ceremony in Las Vegas last night, North Hill, the leading Boston-area senior living community, was honored with three Gold and two Silver awards in the National Association of Home Builders Best of 50+ Housing competition. This included being named the Best Repositioned 50+ Housing project “on the boards” in the nation. And then North Hill was singled out by judges for a special award – an Innovation Award for its industry-leading PurposeFULL Living wellness philosophy.

“Stunned and proud,” is how Kevin Burke, CEO of North Hill Communities Inc. described his reaction. “Our entire community has been so committed and creative in its efforts to transform senior living. We felt honored to even be named a finalist in this, the industry’s most prestigious awards program. To be further recognized for Innovation – it’s very exciting.”
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Wellesley/Needham Senior Living Community Named A Finalist for Five Best of 50+ Housing Awards

 

North Hill, the senior living community located on the Wellesley/Needham (MA) town line, has been named a finalist for five National Association of Home Builders "Best of 50+ Housing" Awards. The awards reflect North Hill's progress with the Project True North Initiative-  the community's largest and most comprehensive investment in its 28-year history.

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Wellness Drives North Hill Construction Project

Wellness Drives North Hill Construction Project

North Hill retirement community, a LeadingAge member in Massachusetts, is in the midst of a major construction project. Once completed, the project will substantially expand the campus by adding more residences, a new wellness and fitness area, additional dining venues and more places to participate in hobbies and lifelong learning.

You can take a look at the piece here.

North Hill Welcomes Wellesley Residents As New Trustees

North Hill Welcomes Wellesley Residents As New Trustees

North Hill welcomes Wellesley residents David Dinwoodey and John H. Schwarz as a member of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Schwarz is the Chief Financial Officer of The Beal Companies, a 100-year-old Boston-based real estate company. Mr. Dinwoodey is an attorney who provides legal representation to businesses and non-profit organizations in connection with debt financings for operations or capital expansion projects.

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New Chef, Jerome Picca Joins North Hill

New Chef, Jerome Picca Joins North Hill

Recently, North Hill has hired a new Executive Chef, Jerome Picca. Over the past several weeks, Chef Picca has brought a great attitude and vision to our excellent Dining Services team and community.

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Wellness and Work-Life Professional Janet Hirsch Joins North Hill Team

Wellness and Work-Life Professional Janet Hirsch Joins North Hill Team

Janet L. Hirsch has joined North Hill, as the Director of Community Life. She will serve a critical role as North Hill embarks on a mission to transform the way healthcare and hospitality services are provided to older adults -- what the community calls "the next evolution in senior living."

 

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Documentary Film Festival Premieres in Needham, MA

Documentary Film Festival Premieres in Needham, MA

Needham, MA – April 2, 2012 – A "big little town." A year in the life of a remarkable 100 year old man. A theme park bringing back memories. The relationship between art and healing. Films on these topics and more will be showcased this April in the first ever True North Documentary Film Series, proudly sponsored by North Hill.

The Film Festival includes free screenings of six different films over two days, April 9 and 10. Any local history buffs and film lovers from Needham, Newton and throughout Boston's MetroWest are invited. Each film will be introduced by its director or an expert in the related field, with discussion afterwards. The schedule and online box office can be found at www.TrueNorthEvolution.org/documentary.

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North Hill Welcomes New Hires in Guest Services, Marketing, Nursing, Hospitality and Wellness

North Hill Welcomes New Hires in Guest Services, Marketing, Nursing, Hospitality and Wellness

North Hill, the next evolution in senior living, welcomes new team members. The new hires will play important roles throughout North Hill as the organization embarks on True North, the largest initiative in the retirement community’s history and one which will transform the way services are provided to older adults.

New team members include ...

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North Hill Launches 400 for $400 Campaign

North Hill Launches 400 for $400 Campaign

On Thursday, Feb. 2, North Hill launched 400 for $400 campaign to help Habitat for Humanity for Greater Boston. If North Hill gets 400 Facebook likes or friends by February 29, they will donate $400 to the cause.

Read more about the campaign here.

Retirement Community Residents and Team Launch True North Initiative

Retirement Community Residents and Team Launch True North Initiative

Photos and video from the launch of “True North,” an investment of more than $100 million in renovations, expansion, innovative healthcare technology, employee training and new opportunities for 65+ seniors at North Hill.

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