Entries by Susan Sawyer

Birch Hill has a New Fitness Coordinator!

Melissa Lee is a native of NH, and brings a wealth of energy and passion to her new role as Fitness and Wellness Coordinator at Birch Hill. Melissa has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education and a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and Development, both from Plymouth State. She has spent the last fourteen years […]

BIRCH HILL FEATURED IN JULY ISSUE OF NH MAGAZINE

Have you been researching or planning a move to a Retirement Community? When should you start to plan? What are the differences between the types of Continuing Care Retirement Communities? Cathleen Toomey,  Vice President of Marketing at The RiverWoods Group, answers many of your questions in the July issue of New Hampshire Magazine. “Ask the Experts: New […]

OUR FIRST BIRCH HILL CLEAN UP DAY

Friday, June 8, 2018 After a long winter, it was time to clean-up and finish some projects at Birch Hill. Together, staff refreshed a lot of trim paint, cleaned up our siding, enjoyed a wonderful BBQ lunch, and planted a beautiful memory garden outside of the Memory Care Center at The Manor. Perennials, flowering shrubs, small fir […]

Birch Hill is Featured in the NH Sunday News!

Mike Cote’s Business Editor’s Notebook in the NH Sunday News: Seniors getting comfortable with continuing-care retirement. Residents Ken Snow, Gloria Schmidtchen and Peg Forand talk about life at Birch Hill. Photo credit: Thomas Roy, Union Leader. Read the article here

WELCOME, LINDA PHYPERS, BIRCH HILL’S NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR!

Watch Linda Phyper’s Message Birch Hill Appoints Linda Phypers, Executive Director New leadership role created to support Birch Hill CCRC’s ongoing vibrancy and growth Manchester, NH, January 31, 2018– Birch Hill Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Manchester, NH is pleased to announce that Linda Phypers has been selected as the new Executive Director. Her […]

Birch Hill’s Annual Employee Holiday Party

From top left: Gift card raffles and prizes provided by The Good Times Roll Committee-employee event fundraiser committee. All year long, The Good Times Roll Committee, which is made up Birch Hill employee volunteers, conducts many different types of fundraising events to raise money for party raffle prizes and employee appreciation events.  Resident Council member Sandra […]

Birch Hill Resident Carrye Schenk has been selected to represent New Hampshire in the Ms. Senior America 2018 Pageant in New Jersey

Carrye Schenk came to live at Birch Hill earlier this year, after many years of living in the Burlington VT area, where her husband was a professor at the University of Vermont. A graduate of Ohio State with a BFA, Carrye worked as interior designer and is an award-winning professional artist. (see some of her […]