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Mary Sherry, a resident of Westwood Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Chili, recently celebrated her 100th birthday.

100 Years and Counting

A resident of Westwood Commons since 2010, Mary Sherry turned 100 years old on August 15th. Mary is pictured  above with  a friend during a recent birthday celebration and at 28-years-old on the left.  A native of Oswego, New York, Sherry moved to Rochester after marrying her husband William who Continue reading →

Woodcrest Commons residents Roseanne Bourne, Tom Armstrong, Beverly Chamberlain, Kathy Hart and Joanne Hackett. visited the Palmyra Historical Society and Phelps General Store, two of the four museums in Palmyra which is celebrating it's 225th birthday this year.

Celebrating Local History

Residents at Woodcrest Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community, didn’t have to travel far to take a step back in time recently. The Village of Palmyra is celebrating its 225th birthday this year. Formerly known as the “Queen of Erie Canal towns,” Palmyra features an astonishing variety of architecture, ranging Continue reading →

Pictured here are the Hot Flash Tap Dancers which includes Mary Ferro of Greece, Mary Anne Lettis of Brighton, Jeanette Dilucia-Angelo of Gates, Choreographer and Manager Joyce Dedee of Penfield, Joyce Mary Mason of Williamson and Elaine Cumbo of Irondequoit. They are joined by Woodcrest Commons resident Fred Recchio.

Age is just a number to these dazzling dancers!

The Hot Flash Tap Dancers are living, dancing, sequined proof that age is just a number. Ranging in age from 70 to 83 years of age, the female dance troupe earned high praises for their performance by residents at Woodcrest Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Henrietta. Activities Director Continue reading →

Pictured here, Westwood Commons resident Louise Ziegler poses with Spotlight dancers Renee Sipes, Kaitlyn Sipes, Alaina Streeter and Leanne Curts.

Dancers in the Spotlight

Students from Anastasia’s Spotlight Dance in Churchville have danced their way into the hearts of residents at Westwood Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Chili. Dance instructor Anastasia Bechtold said her dance troupe has performed more than five times at Westwood Commons, featuring a variety of dances.

Pictured here, Woodcrest Commons residents Rosanne Bourne, Joanne Hackett, Sylvia Emma enjoy their time among the flowers at Rochester's Maplewood Park.

Stopping to Smell the Roses

From cherry parfait and peppermint twist to Julia Child and Betty Boop, roses of every color regaled Woodcrest Commons residents during a recent visit to Rochester’s nationally-accredited gardens at Maplewood Park. Featuring more than 3,000 rose bushes, the gardens were in full bloom. For more information about Woodcrest Commons, please Continue reading →