1. 30 Years of Cedar Hill – Day 5 – 30 Years of Schoolchildren & Seniors

    1989- 2018 – Thirty Years of Schoolchildren and Seniors We began bringing local schoolchildren and seniors together on our very first Halloween back in 1988, and the tradition continues to this day. Through our Adopt-a-Grandparent program, kindergarten through eighth-grade students from local schools are given the opportunity to "adopt" a resident as a “grandparent.” These young people bui…Read More

  2. 30 Years of Cedar Hill – Day 4 – Cedar Hill’s Vision Begins Taking Shape

    With the first round of Victorian House renovations complete, Mary Louise began working with Paul Biebel of Biebel Builders in Windsor and Architect Paul Carroll, from Boston, to design two new buildings—a skilled nursing home and an independent and assisted living area. “We talked with them about our dream for the community. We wanted an attractive building that didn’t look out of place in…Read More

  3. 30 Years of Cedar Hill – Day 3 – The Early Days

    The story of Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community begins in 1988 with two nursing professionals at the height of their careers: Mary Louise Sayles and Judith Brogren. The two women were working at Sullivan County Nursing Home in Unity, New Hampshire when Mary Louise struck up a friendship with the night security guard, who held a daytime position at a local real estate agency. The guard convince…Read More

  4. Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community: Three Decades of Innovation

    By TORY DENIS Special to the Eagle Times WINDSOR, Vt. — Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community has seen three decades of positive change and innovation in many forms, and three generations of owner Mary Louise Sayles’s family, since the facility was purchased in 1988. This year, the award-winning Cedar Hill celebrates 30 years of serving the community with a complete continuum of care at the Vil…Read More

  5. 30 Years of Cedar Hill – Day 2 – Cedar Manor

    In our "Through the Years at Cedar Hill" series, we start in the 1960's, at the beginning of Cedar Manor, the first nursing home on the property, opened by Louise and Charlie Schmitt in 1964. They owned Cedar Manor until 1978 when Louise retired. In 1988 Mary Louise Horn and her business partner Judy Brogren, both registered nurses working at Sullivan County Nursing home, decided to go out on th…Read More

  6. Cedar Hill’s Special Section in Eagle Times

    As part of our ongoing celebration of 30 years of caring for seniors, We were honored recently to be featured in a large multi-page special section of the Eagle Times with multiple stories and lots of great historical photos of our changing campus over the years. In case you missed it in the September 29 issue of the Eagle Times, here it is again! Download PDF version…Read More

  7. 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    We want to thank everyone who supported us on The Walk to End Alzheimer's. We had our biggest team yet this year, and you all helped us reach our goal! We don't have to stop there, though. If you missed the walk you can still support our cause - join us and lead the way to Alzheimer's first survivor. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease! Here's the link to our team page: http://act.alz.org/g…Read More

  8. 7 Tips For Choosing A Memory Care Center in Vermont

    Look for a peaceful atmosphere. If your loved one is dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias, they need a place that offers social activities and amenities — but they also need a place that has plenty of tranquil, quiet areas. Whether it’s private and muted interior spaces or secure outdoor spaces, access to peace and quiet can be a healthy addition to the lives of those with m…Read More

  9. Windsor nursing home residents and staff pose together on artwork outing

    Local Seniors Take Over Springfield Art Gallery This August

    By Liz Smith One of the first sights welcoming visitors to the Judith Brogren Memory Care Center at Cedar Hill is the artwork splashed over the cheerful yellow walls. The artwork - lovingly crafted by the center’s residents – is currently featured in the Open Wall room at the Gallery at the VAULT in Springfield, VT. The Gallery at the VAULT (Visual Art Using Local Talent) show – titled  “…Read More

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    Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community Announces 2017 Staff Appreciation Award Winners

    Healthcare and senior living organization celebrates staff excellence at annual awards ceremony Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community, a leader in senior living, memory care,  and rehabilitation in Vermont and New Hampshire, recently hosted its annual Staff Appreciation Awards celebration, recognizing staff members and their years of service and contributions to the community. The Staff Appreciati…Read More