Mary Eads

Thank you for visiting the Bartlett Woods blog. I am Mary Eads, the Executive Director, and bi-weekly I will be sharing my thoughts and inspiration as well as posting information about our retirement community that will inform our community, residents, family, and friends of the fabulous activities, upcoming events and fundraisers being held at Bartlett Woods.

Along with my own bi-weekly posts, I will also be adding posts written by our well respected staff here at Bartlett Woods covering a variety of different topics.

Please feel free to send suggestions, I would love to hear from you!


7th annual Art at Bartlett Art Reception

  On Saturday, March 2nd we hosted our 7th annual Art at Bartlett Art Reception. Bartlett Woods is pleased to present Mid Coast Legacies in Art curated by artist Pam Cabanas. The exhibit looks absolutely beautiful and the artists were very pleased says Mary Eads, Executive Director at Bartlett Woods. The gallery styled showing hosts […]

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March 2019

  March, the month of change.  We change the clocks, the weather and our mindset.   It’s very interesting how the flip of a calendar page can bring so much excitement.  With longer days and warmer weather on the horizon there is the anticipation of spring in the air.  Let’s hope Mother Nature is in agreement […]

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February 2019

  While Valentine’s Day is the ‘Heart” of February (pun intended), and we make sure everyone feels the love that day, there is so much more to enjoy this month. We kick off the month with the National “Go Red for Women Day”.   This is the National Heart Association’s annual campaign to help bring awareness […]

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Happy Holidays

  December!  Wow, this month seem to get here really quickly this year.  We have had an incredible year here in Activities, and it’s not over yet! The holidays are always a fun time here at Bartlett Woods.  We start the month with music and keeps it going right up to the end of the […]

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Here come the holidays!

November brings the start of the busy holiday season. While retail stores are pushing the Christmas season upon us, we want to take some time to enjoy the last bit of fall and the Thanksgiving holiday. Once again, we have graciously been invited to Strom Auditorium to watch the dress rehearsal for “Anything Goes.” The […]

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  The chill of the fall air has arrived and yet the fun just continues with outings meant to help you enjoy this time of year. From apple picking, to a fall foliage ride to Castine, to lunch out at Moody’s Diner, and scenic rides to enjoy the fall colors, we try to make it […]

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The average American man outlives his ability to drive by six years; the average American woman, by 10 years. (Consumer Reports, by Michael Tortorello, June 01, 2017)   Our aging residents need to know they can reliably travel to see their doctor, have tests performed, or receive life-enhancing therapy. Can you help give them that […]

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A Look Back At Summer

I wanted to take a few moments to comment on the wonderful summer we had at Bartlett Woods. The beginning of summer was busy with home improvements. Melina, our gardener, worked hard to make our gardens spectacular with pure artistry. They were a sight to behold!   As the Executive Director, I had a board […]

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Rockland Public Library and Bartlett Woods Retirement Community present a talk by astrophotographer Mike Taylor on Thursday, August 30

Friends of Rockland Public Library, Rockland Public Library and Bartlett Woods Retirement Community present a talk by astrophotographer Mike Taylor on Thursday, August 30 at 6:30 PM in the Library’s Community Room. Taylor will show many of his photographs and discuss best techniques for photographing the night sky. He will discuss how astrophotography is different […]

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May Basket Day

  Bartlett Woods had a secret admirer today that left May Day Baskets for everyone and they were beautiful! The baskets were received as folks came down to breakfast and the day was full of smiles, memories, and happiness.  Everyone had a story to tell about the May Day’s they had experienced as a child.  […]

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