Posts by: Jenn Dobereiner

April 20, 2017

Radio Time!

Janet and Jermoy on the radio

Hey Guys, We are on the RADIO! The show will air this Sunday, April 23rd at 10:00am, on 560 AM and 100.7 FM. TUNE IN!

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March 27, 2017

The Proposal

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Congratulations Maddie for your engagement and thank you for sharing your proposal story with us.

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March 10, 2017

Cocktailing for Good – Watermark For Kids Fundraiser

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On Tuesday, Harvard Square hosted “Cocktailing for Good,” a Silent Auction Fundraiser to support our non-profit Watermark For Kids. We had 29 donated items for auction and we raised $901.00 for Watermark For Kids. With an overwhelming amount of support, over 45 professionals attended the event. The food was amazing and so were the drinks. All the donated […]

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February 23, 2017

Denver Museum of Nature and Science


Just a few pictures of us at the DMNS. We went for the Gates Planetarium featured film: ” Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure” then we toured the rest of the museum. Join us next time!

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February 22, 2017

Denver Art Museum: Star Wars


I hope everyone was able to see the Star Wars exhibit at the Denver Art Museum. Here are a couple shots of us when we went.

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February 16, 2017

Casino Day


Thanks for joining us for our annual Casino Day! It was a blast. We had Black Jack, Craps, Roulette tables and entertainment by Chuck Fisher. Here are some photos of all the fun.  

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January 16, 2017

Memory Monday


It’s a snowy day here at Harvard Square. We wanted to share some Christmas pictures that were never posted! Stay warm friends.

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December 12, 2016

Harvard Square’s Talent


Every year, Harvard Square asks all our talented residents to show what they’ve got! This year we had 17 acts and it was FUN!

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November 29, 2016

Thank You! From the Alzheimer’s Association


Our friend, Michelle Nelson, came to Harvard Square to give us a big “Thank You” for raising over $3,000 on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association. Thank you Harvard Square for supporting such a worthy cause.  

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November 14, 2016

Thank You Veterans and Surviving Spouses


Friday, we were able to honor our veterans and surviving spouses with the help of the Color Guard. It is one of Harvard Square’s favorite celebrations. It’s always touching and moving to see our vets stand proud for the hard work they put in to keep our country safe. Here are some photos of our […]

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October 5, 2016

Elvis was in the House!


Our friend Elvis always knows how to rock the house! We are grateful we were able to see him swing his hips!  

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September 21, 2016

Harvard Happenings


Watch this great video of the front carport being torn down! Harvard Square is very excited to see what is to come!    

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September 19, 2016

Introducing The Gardens at Harvard Square


Harvard Square is proud to announce The Gardens at Harvard Square. We are unveiling our amazing new memory care neighborhood. Learn how we do memory care differently. Meet our Nayas, specially trained and certified dementia care practitioners who gently guide residents through each day. While you’re here, get a taste of how we’re restoring joy […]

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August 10, 2016

Appreciating Harvard Square’s Housekeeping Department


This week our dining room staff treated our housekeeping department with a very coveted, delicious breakfast to show just how much we appreciate all of the hard work they do. Thank you Housekeeping!! Keep up the great work. We love you!

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August 4, 2016

Maddie’s Move of the Month


Resident and client, Irmie, shows us how it’s done performing ABSolute perfect “crunches,” which target your core and abdominal muscles (pretty sure Irmie has a 6 pack)! -Maddie Vincel (Harvard Square’s Fitness Coordinator/Personal Trainer)

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July 29, 2016

The Happiest Hour!


Every Thursday, Harvard Square hosts a Happy Hour. It includes live entertainment, great food and lots of dancing!! Join us, 2:30pm in the MPR

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June 28, 2016

Maddie’s Move of the Month


Clients Jean Pierson and Jo Koontz, prove that there really is such a thing as “fun” cardio! Working out CAN be enjoyable, especially when there’s a little bit of friendly competition! -Maddie Vincel (Harvard Square’s Fitness Coordinator/Personal Trainer)

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June 28, 2016

Maddie’s Mover of the Month


Let me introduce you to this month’s mover…Norman! Norman is 75 years young and goin’ strong! He’s lived at the Square now for about eight months. Staff and residents who know Norm can honestly say he’s all around a great guy! When it comes to physical training, Norman means serious business; he practically lives in […]

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June 27, 2016

The Best in Memory Care is Now Accepting Reservations

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Become a Founding Resident and save $1,000 a month for life. If someone you know is living with memory loss, we invite you to discover a new kind of memory care, coming soon to Harvard Square. We think you’ll appreciate our intimately scaled neighborhoods, how we’re restoring dignity to the dining experience through Thrive Dining™ […]

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June 10, 2016

Prime Discussion: Bottle Collecting with Glen Preble


Last Friday, it was an absolute treat to have guest speaker Glen Preble share his love and knack for his unique hobby: bottle collecting, with Harvard Square’s residents and granddaughter, Maddie (Harvard Square’s Fitness Coordinator). Glen specifically educated us about his antique beer, milk, and medicine bottles, as well as old Tivoli trays. Most of his […]

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May 31, 2016

Red Nose Day at Harvard Square


Red Nose Day at the Square! Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to helping children and having fun. Proceeds benefit children and young people in the US and some of the poorest communities in the world. Harvard Square raised over $250 this year! Thank you for all your help!

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May 25, 2016

Maddie’s Move of the Month


Resident and client Betty Goding A.K.A. “Bruiser Betty,” demonstrating the “proper squat,” while balancing on mini bosus! A dynamic exercise that builds leg strength and balance. Go, Betty, Go! -Maddie (H.S. Fitness Coordinator/Personal Trainer)

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May 25, 2016

Maddie’s Mover of the Month


Let me introduce you to this month’s mover…Lorraine! She’s lived at the Square now for close to three months. In the short amount of time she’s been here, Lorraine has fit right in, and has become one heck of an addition to our Harvard Square family! When it comes to fitness, Lorraine is the ideal […]

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April 25, 2016

Maddie’s Move of the Month


Watch the video below to see Jean Pierson, aka “Pump It Up Pierson,” demonstrate upper body exercise with a modified bar push-up! Maddie Vincel is 23 years young, and a women of faith. She calls herself an old soul. Maddie is a native Coloradan and Harvard Squares Fitness Coordinator with a degree in Health and Fitness […]

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April 21, 2016

Maddie’s Mover of the Month


Let me introduce you to my standout client and your friend, Irmie. Irmie is 95 years young and has called Harvard Square “home” for the past four months. She’s a regular in Maddie’s exercise classes; training with Maddie two days a week and jumps right into all the other fun that goes on around here the […]

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April 8, 2016

April Birthdays


We have had so many birthdays this month and its only the 8th! Just a few pictures of our friends on their birthday!

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March 29, 2016

Easter Egg Fun!


Despite the snow, we had a blast! Thank you all who joined our Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday.

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March 18, 2016

St. Patty’s Day at Harvard Square


We had fun celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with all the residents and staff. For some more Irish fun, join us on Saturday, March 19th at 3:30pm in the MPR for the Mctaggert Irish Step Dancers.

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February 29, 2016

Maddie’s Gym at Harvard Square

Maddie and Shirley

Welcome! I’m Maddie Vincel, your Fitness Coordinator and Personal Trainer. I graduated from Arapahoe Community College with an Associates of Applied Science degree in Human Performance and Exercise Science and also am certified through the American College of Sports Medicine (the gold standard), as a personal trainer. Most recently, I became CDP (Certified Dementia Practitioner) […]

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February 23, 2016

Harvard Square’s Dog Show


Last week, we invited the dogs of Harvard Square to strut their stuff and participate in Harvard Square’s first annual Dog Show. We had so much fun!

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February 19, 2016

Chinese New Year!

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Last Saturday, we celebrated the Chinese New Year with the help of the Great Wall of China Academy. These kids were amazing! Take a look at the pictures below! The next event is “Selection Sunday” on Sunday, March 13th at 3:00pm.

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February 15, 2016

Mardi Gras Networking Fun

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Interested in working with our Sales and Marketing Team? Contact Jeromy O’Neil, our Sales Director at 1-303-696-0622.

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January 29, 2016

Book Club Lunch


Join us this month for Book Club. We are reading “The Supreme Macaroni Company” by Adriana Trigiani. We meet the last Tuesday of every month. If you need a book, please come to the front desk and sign one out.

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January 19, 2016

Happy New Year! 2016


Just a few pictures of our residents having a blast at their New Years Eve Party on December 31st, 2015. We always have so much fun popping streamers, listening to Tony Chardo and drinking champagne. Wanna dance with us? We have Happy Hour every Thursday in the MPR. Drinks are served at 2:00pm and the entertainment starts […]

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January 19, 2016

Harvard Square Loves Our Sisters

Berta and Elosie

Pictured is Eloise, a Harvard Square resident and her younger sister Berta. Berta comes to visit Eloise at least twice a year, flying in from California. Berta loves Harvard Square as much as Eloise does. We are always happy to have her in town.

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January 19, 2016

Watermark For Kids: Gianella Millan


Gianella Millan is the child of a single mother in west Denver. Gianella is an extremely intelligent, bilingual 15 year old sophomore who attends the Denver School for International Studies. As a student of an advanced high school here in Denver, Gianella is required to have a laptop and we here at Harvard Square were able […]

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November 19, 2015

Veterans Salute

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Every year Harvard Square is invited to Wings over the Rockies for a Veterans Salute. It’s always a very honorable time for our Vets.

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November 19, 2015

Desserts with Sejla


Desserts with Sejla is a Watermark University Class that Sejla, our Dining Room Manager and sweets lover, offers every month. Join us for the next class on December 21st in the MPR from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. This month we had surprise guest, Pat, the YOYO’er!

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November 19, 2015

Honoring Our Vets

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Veterans Day is a very special day for Harvard Square. It is a day we get to say Thank You to all who have served. A huge thank you to all who have served and are serving from Harvard Square.

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August 17, 2015

Harvard Square End of Summer Luau

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What a fun day we had, drinking Pina Coladas, eating spam and listening to our favorite Hawaiian entertainer, Tony Chardo. Following Tony were the Polynesian dancers, who taught us some moves!

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August 11, 2015

Memory Care Coming Soon – Groundbreaking at Harvard Square

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Harvard Square is very excited about the new Villa Memory Care currently under construction and opening in Fall 2016. We’re already an outstanding choice for retirement living, but wait till you see what’s in store for the future. Soon we’ll unveil The Villa, a revolutionary approach to memory care. Here, the art of caregiving goes beyond the traditional title, […]

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July 29, 2015

Red Hats Ladies Club


Red Hats Ladies Club is hosted by Grace Gentry, Sales. We meet the 4th Thursday of the month, location to be determined but usually the Library. This months topic was “The Royals.” Who is you favorite royal? The Queen, Baby Charlotte? Let us know!

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July 6, 2015

13th Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship Information


13th Annual Golf Tournament – Benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association When: Friday, August 28th, 2015 Where: Windsor Gardens Golf Club 595 S. Clinton St, Denver, CO 80247 *Sponsorship is just $200 *Recognition with logo on web page *Logo displayed at Award Luncheon *Framed recognition certificate presented at Award Luncheon *8′ display table at a hole (only […]

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May 29, 2015

Fitness Fridays!

Janet and Mekdas Workout

Harvard Square cares about fitness! Our gym is open 24/7 and anyone can use it. If you are interested in using our gym please contact Maddie at 1-303-696-0622 for more information. Pictured: Janet Beaver (Executive Director) and Mekdas Gerelessie (Health and Wellness Director) after a workout session with Maddie (Fitness instructor)!

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May 28, 2015

Romeo Club Steps Out!

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I think it is safe to say our Harvard Square gentlemen’s group had a lot of fun at dinner last night!

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May 20, 2015

Introduction to LGBT Aging Training at Harvard Square with The Center

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New Training at Harvard Square! Introduction to LGBT Aging Learn about the culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults Consider why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services Identify best practices and tools for helping LGBT older adults to feel more included Why a training on LGBT elders? There […]

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May 8, 2015

Take Me Out to the Ball Game


Win or lose, rain or shine, Harvard Square loves the Rockies! Join us: June 10th vs. The Cardinals July 22nd vs. The Texan Rangers August vs. The Seattle Mariners  

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April 28, 2015

Hat Making at Harvard Square

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Yesterday we made hats to wear for the Kentucky Derby that is taking place this Saturday. Join us for the Kentucky Derby this Saturday at 3:00pm. Prizes for Best Dressed and Best Hat will be awarded!    

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April 2, 2015

Happy Hour! The Happiest Hour


Happy Hour is every Thursday from 2:30pm to 3:30pm. We have snacks, open bar and listen to our favorite entertainers Join us next week, Gary Sattazahn will be here!  

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March 13, 2015

Move a Muscle with Maddie


Maddie is Harvard Square’s Fitness Coordinator. She is ACSM personal training certified and has a degree from Arapaho Community College in Human Performance. Move a Muscle with Maddie is offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s at 3:30pm in the MPR Join us!!

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February 27, 2015

High Tea at the Brown Palace Hotel

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We had a great time at the Brown Palace. This historical building is breath taking and the service is wonderful. The tea was fabulous and the food was excellent.  

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February 13, 2015

Fitness Friday

Mina and Cheif

Anyone at Harvard Square can use our Fitness Center. Guests are always welcome in our gym, bring your friends. The gym is located on the first floor. Maddie Vincel is our Fitness Instructor and can teach you everything you need to know! Pictured: Mina and Chief in the Fitness Center    

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January 30, 2015

Happy Hour!


Every Thursday, Harvard Square has live entertainment in the MPR. Join us Thursday at 2:30pm!

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January 30, 2015

The Snowflake Ball was a Ball!


Thank you coming to our Snowflake ball this weekend. The Blueberry Citrus Martinis were a hit and Mary Mitchell did not miss a beat! Just a few pictures from our fun night!  

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December 29, 2014

New Year’s Eve Party at Harvard Square

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Bring in the New Year with your friends and family at Harvard Square. Entertainment by Tony Chardo, we will open the bar and serve desserts! Formal wear is highly suggested. 6:30pm – 8:00pm  

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December 16, 2014

Crafts with Linda


Hoilday crafts with Linda are always fun! We made snowmen out of ordinary paint brushes. Who knew household items could be transformed with a little craftiness and some holiday cheer?

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December 16, 2014

Thank you! Harvard Square Fundraiser


Every year, Harvard Square staff makes 7 wreaths for the silent auction at our Open House Holiday Party. This year we raised over $500 that we will donate to the Food Bank of the Rockies. We are still excepting food donations in the Bistro until Decemeber 31st. Thank you for all your help!

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December 16, 2014

Chef Demo with Chef Craig


Chef Craig knows Harvard Square has a sweet tooth. Chef showed us how to make a chocolate ganache and served the chocolate on the cream puffs and strawberries! Chef Craig knows what we like.

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December 3, 2014

Happy Hour, The Happiest Hour


Every Thursday Harvard Square hosts Happy Hour. Live entertainment, libations and appetizers. Come join us 2:30pm – 3:30pm in the MPR! Featured Image: Jack and Sachi on the dance floor. Married 60 years  

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December 3, 2014

Jubilation Singers


We started December with our beloved Jubilation Singers. They sang all our favorite Christmas carols. They are a wonderful group and we very fortunate to have them come! We can’t wait to see you again.

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November 25, 2014

Fun with Ferrets: A Watermark University Class


Mary Beth, our receptionist, and her daughter, Briley brought Simon and Benji to Harvard Square for an afternoon of fun in our MPR. Ferrets are incredibly social small mammals. Their intelligence is remarkable and you can easily teach them tricks such as roll over and fetch, just like a dog. Their intelligence also leads to […]

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November 14, 2014

Puzzle Mania


Lee is our main man here at Harvard Square if you are into puzzles. Harvard Square can complete at least one puzzle a week. This is this week’s masterpiece.

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November 14, 2014



#FlashBackFriday 50’s Homecoming Dance – Elvis was in the house and we had a blast!

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November 12, 2014

Book Club at Harvard Square

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This months Book Club book is Visitation Street. Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda, July 2013 In Visitation Street, Ivy Pochoda combines intensely vivid prose with breathtaking psychological insight to explore a cast of solitary souls, pulled by family, love, and betrayal, who yearn for a chance to escape, no matter the cost. Come Join us for […]

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