Evaluating Independent Living Retirement Options: Key Factors to Consider in the Time of COVID-19

Presented By: Joan Roche, Ph.D., RN, GCNS-B Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gerontological Nursing

Topics to be covered:

• Understanding the difference between independent living, assisted living and a nursing home
• How to assess COVID-19 health and safety measures in place
• How to evaluate programming in place to combat the adverse effects of social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic
• The cost of living in a retirement community and how it compares to living in your current home
• Ways to potentially offset the cost of living in an independent living retirement community
• Why where you live can have a significant impact on your overall quality of life

A variety of dates, times and formats are available to choose from. Select the session that best works for you!

Day Brook Village is proud to be COVID-19 Free! Join us for one of the following in-person sessions – HELD OUTSIDE UNDER OUR HEATED TENT*:


Tuesday, September 29th
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (lunch will be served)
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (dinner will be served)


Wednesday, September 30th
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (lunch will be served)
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (dinner will be served)


OR – Join us virtually:
Thursday, October 1st
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (RSVP for login information)

Kindly RSVP by September 22nd by submitting the form below or call Paul at 413-538-7551.

Evaluating Independent Living Retirement Options

*Day Brook Village is COVID-19 free. As safety is our #1 priority, all in-person sessions will followCDC and Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines, and the number of guests will be limited to allow for proper social distancing. All in-person attendees must wear a mask while on campus. Additional information pertaining to our practices to maintain a safe environment for all guests will be provided upon registration.