Celebrating Chinese New Year by Honoring the Importance of Family

Residents of Allerton House in Hingham started celebrating Chinese New Year, a little early. For the holiday, officially set to start on February 16, the assisted living community’s residents and staff honored the cultural focus on family during the new year by bringing residents together for a luncheon with their Allerton House Family. Many Chinese culinary delicacies were served along with the ever-popular Chinese Mai Tai, and tea.

Residents Catherine Jaccodine, Mary Dillon, Anne Demery, and Joanne Joyce enjoy the Chinese cuisine along with the camaraderie of their friends at Allerton House.
Gloria King, a resident at Allerton House in Hingham, seems delighted with the community’s celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dog.
Resident Joanne Joyce receives a plate filled with Chinese food from Allerton House Activity Assistant Mandy Mahoney.
Marketing Assistant AnnLouise Gorman and Acitvity Director Kim Vallatini help residents discover what’s in store for their New Year, with a bowl of fortune cookies!