Entries by Marisa Graham

The Singing Trooper “wows” RiverCourt!

This week RiverCourt Residences was lucky enough to enjoy a rousing performance from Sargent Dan Clark, also known as “The Singing Trooper”!  He and his wife performed some classic American patriotic songs, as well as many of our favorite Irish ballads and singalongs.  Sargent Clark has performed many times during Red Sox games at Fenway […]

Annual Strawberry Festival Fun!

RiverCourt Residences was full to the brim last Saturday as we celebrated our annual Strawberry Festival.  Residents, their families and our invited guests enjoyed Strawberry Shortcake and lots of other strawberry treats, while listening to the sounds of George Parker on guitar. His selection of popular favorites, and classical standards set the perfect backdrop to the […]

RiverCourt “Pit Stop” for the Alzheimer’s Memory Ride

On Saturday, RiverCourt Residences once again provided a “Pit Stop” for the annual Azheimer’s Memory Ride.  Our grounds were filled with riders and volunteers.  RiverCourt was the perfect spot to refresh, refuel and for some riders, grab a hug from a family member also a RiverCourt resident!!

Antique Cars and Great Music!

The Antique Auto Show at RiverCourt on Saturday was a huge hit!  The Townsend Model T Club, and others brought their cars here for a great morning of history and reminiscing!  Our residents and members of the public enjoyed the vintage cars, which included a 1920’s Ford pickup, a classic Roadster with the original leather […]

A Busy June at RiverCourt

June has been very busy so far here at RiverCourt Residences!  We started the month with our annual planting day, enjoyed performances by pianists Steve Stains and Janet Cheney, and had a visit from Lady J performing “A Farm Girl on the Front Lines”. Our RiverCourt Singers visited and sang with some friends at Apple […]

Standing Room Only at RiverCourt Singers Concert

On Friday May 25th, our RiverCourt Singers performed a concert entitled “Across the USA!”. It was standing room only as the ensemble of several residents performed favorites such as “Oklahoma”, and “I Left My Heart in San Fransisco”. The RiverCourt singers are under the direction of our Activities and Volunteer Director, Emma Bruns Riffelmacher. They […]

Anniversary Celebrations

Our Anniversary celebrations were a great success! On Thursday May 17 we hosted local officials, surrounding health care professionals and others at a cocktail event to honor our 10 years of serving local Seniors, and to thank the community for their support over the years! We also honored our 10 year employees and resident, Ms. […]

RiverCourt welcomes Lady Janet Parnes

RiverCourt welcomed Lady J. (Janet Parnes) who performed a lively performance of “The Proper Patient”. Our residents really enjoyed hearing about home remedies and medical practices from the mid to late 1800’s! The presentation sparked a lively discussion amongst the residents about their own memories of home remedies used by their families, particularly when they […]

Culinary demo with Chef Rick Kendall

Today RiverCourt’s Director of Dining Services, Chef Rick Kendall, performed a culinary demo for our residents and some staff too! There was a full house watching as he prepared a delicious Lobster Newburg, which everyone had the opportunity to taste. Delicious!!  This is just one of Chef Rick’s specialties which he loves to prepare for […]