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!


Life looks different

Life looks different these days doesn’t it? Life at Bartlett Woods is different, but still good. While it’s true we are still under a “shelter in place” order and our residents are confined to their apartments we are good. Its difficult being isolated from family and friends, but it’s a good feeling to know our […]

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Life in “Lock Down”

As we all learn to adjust to the changing lifestyle we are living, here at Bartlett Woods our #1 priority is to keep our residents, your loved ones, healthy and happy. This means, we have closed our facility to visitors.  All staff members are screened daily to make certain we are symptom free and we […]

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Maine artist teaching at Bartlett Woods

Resident art teacher Constance Kiermaier was interviewed about her work and life teaching and living at Bartlett Woods to other resident students.

Resident art teacher Constance Kiermaier was interviewed about her work and life teaching and living at Bartlett Woods to other resident students. View the interview on News Center Maine here.

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Bartlett Woods Art

March 2020

We can only hope the “Luck ‘O the Irish” is on our side this month and brings spring early for us! While we have had a rather mild winter, for Maine, it’s still been long enough and we are ready to get outside and enjoy some fresh air! Until Mother Nature decides to play nice, […]

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February 2020

Hello February! You are one of my most favorite months! February is the last real wintery month, then comes March which brings us spring. J February is an uplifting month; it brings love to everyday life. Yes, I am a romantic at heart, but I really do love this month and this month’s activities calendar!! […]

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January 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here we go with a brand new year! We are going to make sure this year is packed with creative fun, intellectual speakers, beautiful trips, delicious meals and some good quality time with our friends. January is a renewal for all, a fresh start. January is also typically a snowy month, so […]

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December 2019

Well…we made it to another December! Hard to believe another year is coming to a close. But what a year it has been. We have been so many places, seen so many sights and made some great memories along the way. But wait…it’s not over yet! We will be sending 2019 out with a bang!! […]

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November 2019

Well here we are approaching the holiday season again already. I’m really not sure how that happened so quickly, but it did and we are going to really enjoy the last two months of 2019. We kick off November with some furry fun! Pope Memorial Humane Society will be here for a visit with some […]

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Labor Department encourages older Mainers to fill the need in the state’s workforce

By Catherine Pegram  | Posted: Fri 7:27 PM, Aug 30, 2019  |  Updated: Sun 6:52 PM, Sep 01, 2019  ROCKLAND, Maine (WABI) – Employers throughout the state are constantly on the lookout for qualified workers. The Department of Labor is encouraging older Mainers to consider meeting that need. Retirees who are thinking about returning to […]

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Dept. of Labor Information Session for Retirees and Rejoining the Workforce

ROCKLAND, Maine – Retirees considering returning to work part-time are invited to meet with Maine Department of Labor staff on Tuesday, September 10th at 2 p.m. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Bartlett Woods Retirement Community, 20 Bartlett Drive (just off outer Talbot Avenue) in Rockland. […]

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