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Summer Concert 9/12 at 6:30

Please join us for our last summer concert series on Tuesday September 12th at 6:30.
A fabulous performance of dueling piano’s with Adam Bergeron and Ethan Stone will end the summer.

The Savvy Caregivers Program

A Free six session training for caregivers caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s or related dementia.
Taking care of someone with Alzhimers or related dementia is specialized work. To do this work successfully, caregivers need special skills, knowledge and a positive attitude that helps them to care for themselves.

WEDNESDAYs JULY 12th – August 16th from 12:00 to 2:00
at Cooperative Elder Services
8 West Main St #2
Groton, MA 01463

For more information or to register
Please call Nicole Kanis,
Caregiver Specialist

RiverCourt is Pleased to Introduce Dr. Eleanor Theresa Tedesco, M.D.

Dr. Tedesco is a psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience in treating geriatric patients.  She completed her medical education at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed her post-graduate training in Psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and UMASS Medical Center.  Her primary area of interest is Geriatric Psychiatry, which focuses on the unique mental health needs of the elderly.

Dr. Tedesco has worked with patients in various long-term care settings and is now available to treat the residents of RiverCourt Residences, as needed.    Dr. Tedesco works in conjunction with a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.  They will be coming to RiverCourt on a regular basis with the goal of providing consistent, convenient psychiatric care.

Families or residents that are interested in learning more about the services offered through Dr. Tedesco, are encouraged to contact one of the RiverCourt Nurses for more information.

RiverCourt’s Kathi Crowley on Westford’s Senior Spot

The Director of Community Outreach for RiverCourt Residences, Kathi Crowley, joins host Jenn Quinn to talk about the 15 year old independent living, assisted living, and memory care facility housed in a historic, renovated mill in Groton.

Prescription for Retirement by New York Life

When: March 22 from 4:30 to 6:00

Where: RiverCourt Residences

How health care reform impacts your retirement assets

Health care is now widely considered to be a basic expense in retirement.  The rising cost of care coupled with the new health care law can have a significant impact on your retirement assets and lifestyle.  As a result, providing for health care expenses in retirement has become a critical component to retirement planning.

This presentation highlights the need for a guaranteed source of income to help cover your basic expenses in retirement―including health care costs.

This workshop will:

Provide an overview of the Health Care law.

Outline the impact of health care reform on your retirement assets.

Explore the need for a guaranteed source of income to help cover

your basic expenses in retirement.

To RSVP, Jennifer Nelson, Dedicated Agent, New York Life Insurance Company at 978-852-8639 or

February March Newsletter

***CANCELLED 2/16 Making Informed Decisions for Health Care- MOLST

When: ***CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS, Reschedule date is TBD

Sorry for the inconvenience.

At RiverCourt Residences.

Wine, beer and light appetizers will be served.

Expressing preferences using the MOLST

A Presentation for people of all ages

Presented by Jack Whelan, RN

and the team from Senior Care Advisors, LLC

Please RSVP to Lauren at


8 West Main St, Groton, MA 01450