Brookhouse Home receives Outstanding Team Award from LeadingAge Massachusetts

The Brookhouse Home for Women is the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Team Award from LeadingAge, an organization representing the mission-driven, not-for-profit providers of health care, housing, and services for older persons in Massachusetts. The Outstanding Team award was presented to the management team at the 2022 LeadingAge MA 68th Annual Membership Meeting on October…

Massachusetts Historic Preservation Grant Awarded to the Brookhouse Home for Women

  Preservation Massachusetts, in partnership with The 1772 Foundation, is pleased to announce the Brookhouse Home is one of sixteen recipients of Preservation Massachusetts 2022 matching historic preservation grants. Sixteen diverse projects from across the Commonwealth were selected to receive funds of up to $10,000 each for exterior projects on their historic properties.  The Brookhouse Home…

Nation’s Observance of Flag Day on June 14 Has Special Meaning for Salem

Flag Day is a celebration of the American flag that occurs each year on the anniversary of the flag’s official adoption, June 14, 1777. During the Revolutionary War, colonial troops fought under many different flags with various symbols—rattlesnakes, pine trees, and eagles—and slogans—”Don’t Tread on Me,” “Liberty or Death,” and “Conquer or Die,” to name…

May is Older American’s Month

May is Older American’s Month and  this year will focus on how older adults can remain independent and active in their communities for as long as possible. When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and…