You’ve always been independent
and lived life on your own terms. If you didn’t like something, you changed it. Work hard, play hard—you’re not going to stop now. This is your time to engage in the life you so richly deserve! At Southgate, you’ll enjoy a host of extraordinary services, meet new people, make new friends, and pursue your passions.
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Southgate is a retirement community
designed to nurture your body, mind, and soul, rekindle your interest in what excites you, and so much more. We offer the best senior living facilities of any retirement community in Massachusetts, including a health club, swimming pool, bowling alley, movie theatre, library, dining room, cafe, and cocktail lounge. The activities are endless!
Wherever your inspiration guides you
either within the security and privacy of your own senior living apartment or just outside your door, Southgate is a place of vibrant possibilities. Bring them to life, all while living in premium surroundings with unsurpassed amenities and the security of knowing that the services you desire are available to you.
Best of all
Southgate is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering independent living and assisted living accommodations, along with nursing and rehabilitation care on site, if ever needed.
At Southgate, you will live as richly on the outside as you feel on the inside!
Jim Welu Lecture: The Salisbury Gardens & Greenhouses
Join the Director Emeritus of the Worcester Art Museum as he explores the gardens and greenhouses that once accompanied the home of the Museum’s founder, Stephen Salisbury III. Period photographs, many taken by Frederick Coulson, son of Salisbury’s gardener, bring to life the floriculture of one of Worcester’s finest 19th-century estates.
Memoir Writing Group
The second meeting of our memoir writing group meets at 1:00! A memoir is a narrative written about an important event in the author’s life that affected them in some way. The group will write short vignettes and share them with the group. It is not necessary to be a professional writer! The purpose is to share our memories in written form FOR FUN. All are welcome.
Hand-made music, presented live and in real time. In the words of Steve Hurl, the band’s leader, Jumpin’ Juba is New Orleans swamp-rock, classic boogie-woogie, folk, Memphis rock & roll, and a playful use of everything from calypso to country stirred into the one blue stew. Join this Southgate favorite for an instrumental performance.
Women's Circle Presentation
PBS American Experience Video: “The Gilded Age”
In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, during what has be-come known as the Gilded Age, the population of the United States doubled in the span of a single generation. The nation became the world’s leading producer of food, coal, oil, and steel, attracted vast amounts of foreign in-vestment, and pushed into markets in Europe and the Far East. As national wealth expanded, two classes rose simultaneously, separated by a gulf of experience and circumstance that was unprecedented in American life. These disparities sparked passionate and violent debate over questions still being asked in our own time. The Gilded Age presents a compelling and complex story of one of the most convulsive and transformative eras in American history.
Broadway HD Screening
The exhilarating true story about a struggling shoe factory that will lift your spirits to high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein. Charlie Price has reluctantly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man that he is meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair find that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… and discover that, when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.
We feel fortunate to live in a community where the Residents are friendly and the staff greets us by name.
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