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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 →

Bubble machines, disco balls and champagne poppers set the stage for another very successful Senior Ball at Horizons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Canandaigua. Residents paired up with members of the Canandaigua Academy’s Key Club and Horizons staff for the second annual multi-generational dance. Pictured here, Horizons resident Virginia Thorn dances with Canandaigua Academy Key Club member  Ian Brown.

Dancing Through the Generations

Bubble machines, disco balls and champagne poppers set the stage for another very successful Senior Ball at Horizons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Canandaigua. Residents paired up with members of the Canandaigua Academy’s Key Club and Horizons staff for the second annual multi-generational dance. Members of the Canandaigua Academy Continue reading →

Woodcrest Commons resident Kathy Hart rides a 1916 carousel at the home of the Allan Herschell’s merry-go-round factory, one of the last existing complexes in the United States to house the production of wooden carousels.

Turning Back the Clock

No matter when you were born, when you step foot on carousel, you are ageless. Residents at Woodcrest Commons were delighted by the lilting melodies from the Wurlitzer and fantastical displays of artistry during a recent trip to the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda. Fascinating history flanked with Continue reading →

Genesee Country Village Museum recently brought its traveling museum to Westwood Commons where residents enjoyed learning about all the things which could be purchased in a general store in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.

History Comes to Life at Westwood Commons

Flipping through the pages of a general store ledger from 1891 gives a glimpse into a bygone era when you could shop for groceries, toys, clothing and even to make a phone call all in one stop. Historical re-enactor Jim Brady from the Genesee Valley Country Museum shared a wealth Continue reading →

Pictured here, Glen and Helen Stewart have been married for 67 years. The couple has two children, five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. The Stewarts, who have spent their married life living in Rochester, moved to Westwood Commons two weeks ago.

Let Me Call You Sweetheart

Love was in the air at Westwood Commons annual Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Social. Staff and residents at the DePaul Senior Living Community in North Chili took time out of their day to celebrate their significant others.   For more information about Westwood Commons, please contact Administrator Karen Shaffer at Continue reading →