Carolyn Roycroft Named Harbor Memory Care Director at Walpole’s New Pond Village

November 13, 2018

(WALTHAM, Mass. – July 5, 2018) – Benchmark Senior Living has appointed Carolyn Roycroft as Harbor Memory Care Director at New Pond Village in Walpole, Massachusetts. Roycroft will oversee the newly completed Mind & Memory neighborhood, which offers an additional step in the continuum of care at New Pond Village.

“We are excited to welcome Carolyn to New Pond Village,” says Campus Executive Director Susan Cwieka. “Her leadership and passion for serving seniors and supporting the dementia community reflects our commitment to offering the best care to our residents.”

Construction of the Mind & Memory neighborhood was part of an $8 million investment, which also included an expansion of New Pond Village’s independent and assisted living services. New Pond Village’s Mind & Memory neighborhood is the first senior living community in Walpole to offer support to those with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Using the latest research in cognitive impairment, the neighborhood offers apartment living with comfortable open spaces where residents can enjoy the company of others in a dignified, secure setting.

Carolyn RoycroftRoycroft joins the team with extensive experience in senior living programming and wellness. Prior to arriving at New Pond Village, Roycroft served as the director of Bellingham Senior Center in Massachusetts. She has dedicated her career to serving seniors and improving overall quality of life with engaging, evidenced-based programming.

“It is my goal to ensure residents are happy in their home and feel a sense of love and satisfaction in their life by emphasizing person-centered care,” Carolyn says. “We began this process with unique journey stations focused on journalism, photography or jewelry, along with a robust schedule of person-centered activities to inspire memories and engagement for each of the residents. 

Roycroft is heavily involved with the Neponset Valley Alzheimer’s Association. A resident of Medway, Massachusetts, Roycroft enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons.
 
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