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Seniors Mentor Students As A Retirement Community On Purchase College Campus Prepares To Open

Broadview at Purchase College was recently featured in a WAMC Northeast Public Radio broadcast. The segment highlighted Broadview’s innovative on-campus location and its unique partnership between the retirement community and Purchase College. As the only university-based retirement community in New York, Broadview will provide a golden opportunity for these experienced older adults to pursue their …

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FreeCycle Event Helps Broadview Residents Connect With Purchase College Students.

A recent report on the local Patch news site Purchase told an uplifting story of how downsizing future Broadview residents donated hundreds of household items, books, and other treasures to Purchase College students during FreeCycle Day on the campus quad. Nurturing their growing connection with students, Broadview at Purchase residents welcomed Purchase College students back …

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Broadview Residents Welcome Purchase Students Back to Campus with Freecycle Event

Nurturing their growing connection with students, Broadview at Purchase residents welcomed Purchase College students back on August 30 with a “FreeCycling” event. Hundreds of household items, books, and other treasures donated by residents were piled high on tables. Students lined up around the campus quad almost an hour before the event waiting to sort through …

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Broadview At Purchase College Is On The Air

On a recent broadcast on the WVOX Radio Show ‘Building Knowledge with the Building and Realty Institute, the topic of Senior Living took centerstage. The show’s host Jeff Henley and his guest Maureen Campbell, Senior Vice President at Premier Transitions Relocation and Senior Services, discussed ‘How The Current Real Estate Market Is Benefitting Seniors and …

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The Art of Decorating at Broadview

Leaving a home that you have lived in for decades can be an emotional and daunting task. Surrounding yourself with familiar and beloved possessions in your new home can help to ease the transition. But sometimes, we have to make tough decisions about what to take and what to leave behind.Thanks to Merlino Design Partnership, …

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Broadview at Purchase LGBTQ+ Friendly Community

Sixty-nine-year-old Amy Schechter said she thought the days of tiptoeing around her identity as a lesbian were long over, but the recent climate has her worried about LGBTQ older adults. A retired Broadway casting director who currently lives in Brewster, NY, Amy says that people in her age group who have experienced what it’s like …

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Broadview Hires Resident Services and Intergenerational Program Director

Purchase, New York – (April 26, 2023) -Broadview at Purchase, the university-based retirement community on the campus of the State University of New York at Purchase College, has hired a Residential Services and Intergenerational Program Director. Kate Abate is a credentialed gerontologist with a Master of Science degree in gerontology from the University of Southern …

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Broadview’s New Director of Food and Beverage is Top Chef

Purchase, New York – (April 4, 2023) – Broadview at Purchase has hired Stephen V. Mandracchia, a chef who has worked in some of the most prestigious clubs, hotels and restaurants, as its new Director of Food and Beverage. The Mamaroneck native, who started his career in the family’s commercial seafood business, has more than …

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Intergenerational Learning: Discovery at any Age

When Steve Shelov was trying to get into medical school it wasn’t so easy for him. A kid from the Bronx, Shelov’s father was an architect, and his mother was a nurse. “She was very inspiring to me. I was pretty sure I wanted to be a physician, but when I got to Yale as …

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