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Yard Sale Items

Residents Prepare for Annual Yard Sale

Resident Yard Sale Volunteers

The OceanView Annual Yard Sale is only a few weeks away, and has our resident volunteers buzzing like bees in preparation for this very popular spring event!

OceanView Resident Assistance Fund

As a community that cares deeply about its members, the residents of OceanView created The Resident Assistance Fund to help their fellow neighbors in need. With individual gifts and a variety of fundraising activities like the yard sale, this registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization continues to help residents on our campus. The events held also serve as an additional opportunity to bring residents together and foster community spirit.

Yard Sale Items
The yard sale gives residents an excellent opportunity to donate items they may no longer need. There is always an impressive assortment of jewelry, glass, china, antiques, furniture, art, frames, linens, toys, sports equipment, household items and more, with 100% of the profits going directly to the Fund. There will also be plants and fresh baked-goods for sale!

Advance Sale ($10 admission):
Friday, May 3rd, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Includes refreshments & a tote bag

Yard Sale (free):
Saturday, May 4th, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Located at Lunt Auditorium at OceanView
74 Lunt Road, Falmouth


Falmouth House Expansion

Falmouth House Expansion Update

Falmouth House Expansion

Excellent progress continues on the expansion of our Falmouth House Assisted Living residence. The buildings are really taking shape! JBW Construction and Benchmark Construction have been working hard on closing in both the North and South wings, with roof sheathing being installed.

Falmouth House Expansion

New windows have been delivered and will be installed later this week. Structural steel for the building’s front corner has also been delivered, which will be used in the expansion of the Living Room, Activity Room and a new Café Kitchen.

Falmouth House Expansion

Reservations for these spacious new apartments are being taken now. Contact Tamera Vogel to secure your choice location before they’re gone!

Call: 207-781-4621


Spring 2019 OceanViews Newsletter

New “OceanViews” Newsletter Out!

Spring 2019 OceanViews Newsletter
The new “OceanViews” Newsletter has been mailed out! Not on our mailing list? Contact Us to not only receive this quarterly newsletter, but get invitations to special events!

You may view this month’s newsletter, as well as previous ones HERE.


Whipple Farmhouse - Salmon, root vegetables and mussels

Whipple Farmhouse Reopens with Fine Neighborhood Dining

Whipple Farmhouse - Fine neighborhood dining.

OceanView’s Dining Services department is pleased to announce that the Whipple Farmhouse will be reopening this month with some very exciting new features and upgrades! The hours of operation are increasing to 5:00 – 8:00 PM, with no reservations necessary unless there is a party of 5 or more. The menu has been expanded with a wider selection of soups, salads, appetizers, entrées, sides and desserts. Jeff Landry, General Manager of Dining Services, says “Our cuisine will focus on seasonal availability, with some European influence. But that doesn’t mean we won’t throw in a couple of Asian or New England inspired dishes from time to time!”

Whipple Farmhouse  - New service bar

Another exciting change is the addition of a beer and wine license, allowing the Whipple Farmhouse to serve a nice selection of wines and handcrafted beers, with a brand new service bar in the sunroom! A large antique table has been moved into the main dining room allowing residents to join one another at this beautiful “Community Table” with multiple parties able to sit together and perhaps get to know someone new!

Whipple Farmhouse - Salmon, root vegetables and mussels

Special dining events will continue to be presented throughout the year, and the historic 1756 farmhouse will still be an available venue for catered private events. Jeff says “Our goal was to create a neighborhood restaurant where residents feel welcomed and comfortable, surrounded by friends and staff they know.”



Falmouth House Expansion - Groundbreaking

Falmouth House Breaks Ground on New Expansion

 

Falmouth House Expansion - Groundbreaking
Falmouth House Assisted Living is excited to have broken ground on an expansion that will include 10 spacious new apartments!

Falmouth House Expansion - Cafe Kitchen
In addition to the new apartments, the expansion will include renovated common areas. The Activity Room will be expanded with the addition of a brand new Café Kitchen complete with new cabinets, appliances, and granite countertops. The Living Room and Dining Room will also be expanded.

We have already begun taking reservations for these spacious new apartments. Contact Tamera Vogel today to secure your choice of location!

Call: 207-781-4621



Cumberland Crossing Groundbreaking Ceremony

Cumberland Crossing Groundbreaking

Cumberland Crossing Groundbreaking Ceremony

Cumberland Crossing by OceanView is officially under construction after a groundbreaking ceremony attended by developers, town officials and project stakeholders. Located at the center of Cumberland, the retirement community will be a sister location to OceanView at Falmouth.

OceanView Owner John Wasileski

“Cumberland Crossing will provide new generations of retirees the opportunity for maintenance-free living with a strong sense of community and peace of mind for the future, while maintaining OceanView’s emphasis on customization, alternative energy sources, and ‘green and local’ practices,” said OceanView Owner John Wasileski.

Cumberland Crossing - NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS!

Located at the center of Cumberland, the independent living community will feature more than 50 customized two-bedroom cottages with modern amenities, including 4-season sunrooms, gas fireplaces, solar electricity and full-service generators. In addition, the community will include a community center with pool, direct access by golf cart or walking path to Val Halla Golf Course, and proximity to nearby town parks and walking trails. Cumberland Crossing residents will also enjoy priority access to OceanView at Falmouth’s care continuum, including Falmouth House Assisted Living and Legacy Memory Care.

To learn more about Cumberland Crossing by OceanView, contact Don Wessels at 207-781-4460.
And visit cumberlandcrossingrc.com.


OceanView Chorus on 207

OceanView Chorus Featured on News Center’s “207” Show

At the age of four, music struck a chord with Priscilla Rigg – when she stumbled upon a pump organ in a little cottage on a farm where she lived. “I discovered it. I used to go in and stand and pump and pump and I could just reach the keys and I would spend hours doing that.”

Her love affair with music was instant, and lifelong. She has spent her life studying music, teaching students, and leading choirs. She moved to OceanView a few years ago, and her plan was to retire. But once the staff and residents discovered a bit more about her background, they had other ideas in mind for Priscilla!

Priscilla put out a call to gauge the interest of starting a choir and immediately folks started signing up. The choir has doubled in size since its inception, and the group shows no signs of slowing down.

“Music is very powerful, “says Rigg. “It builds community.”

In the video above, you can see WCSH News Center’s Peggy Keyser stopping in at one of the practice sessions, as Priscilla was putting the choir through their paces.

[Read Full News Center Story Here]



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