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!

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Celebrating 25 Years

In 2023, Bartlett Woods Retirement Community will be 25 years old. Imagine . . . What a time to pause and say thank you to all of you who have inspired us to be the right place because we do the right thing. Together, we will celebrate our community and show our gratitude through a […]

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Carole Sloane talks at Bartlett Woods

Carole Sloane talk at Bartlett Woods

 The current exhibit at Bartlett Woods was installed in the autumn of 2019 thanks to our long-time curator Pam Cabanas. (Pam’s work is above the fireplace and above our bulletin board in the hallway). Rockland artist Carol Sloane was born in New York City and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Fine Arts […]

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2022

Welcome to the book 2022!

January always looks like a blank page to me. That blank page is the first chapter in a 12 chapter book called 2022. Make 2022 a best seller! Each day of the month represents a page within that chapter. January 1st is page one of chapter one of 2022. How do you want your story […]

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Art Center at Bartlett Woods

Bartlett Woods in Rockland Offers Residents an Arts-Friendly Environment

Article originally posted here: Maine Art Scene Rockland, ME) Are you a mature artist looking to rent in Rockland, the art capitol of Maine? Bartlett Woods, a 501(c)3 retirement community for ages 55+, features programs and arts offerings for residents. There is an “Art at Bartlett” program of professional and student exhibitions, Art Center classes and […]

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We’ve been here before…

September has arrived and with it we had an exciting calendar of events for our residents. However, the unwanted visitor of Covid, more specifically the Delta variant, arrived as well. We have worked so hard since March of 2020 to keep this virus out of Bartlett Woods and we cannot let our guard down now. […]

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Keeping it local…

When you live in one of the most beautiful places in Maine, why would you need to go far from home? We have some of the most incredible museums, restaurants, parks and artists right here! Therefore, this month we will be “keeping it local!” Although we are located on the coast of Maine, we are […]

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Carol Sloane Art Exhibit

Currently featuring MidCoast painter Carol Sloane’s natural vistas of coastlines, islands and woodlands. On view are 29 works in the exhibit at Bartlett Woods Retirement Community. Each year the nonprofit residential apartment house, located at 20 Bartlett Drive, just off Talbot Avenue in Rockland, hosts exhibitions of diverse works of art by local talent. Curated […]

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The bus is complete, check it out!

IT’S FINALLY DONE! Although we took delivery of our new bus last fall, it’s taken some time to finally be able to dress her up! If you see this beauty around town, be sure to wave! #BelieveinBartlett

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Don Remier

July 2021

Happy July! We are at the halfway point for the year. That’s hard to believe. When 2021 started, there was so much uncertainty as to whether or not we would even be able to hug our loved ones, go out to dinner, go to the grocery store again, or enjoy any in-house activities. I am […]

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June 2021

Welcome June! This month brings so much hope and excitement towards returning to life as we knew it before Covid19. Since we have come so far with vaccines and safety precautions, we are now in a good place to be able to start our activities programs again while following all recommended guidelines. We are still […]

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