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Photos by Jean K.


Photo by Jean K.


"Tonight kicked off the 2020 Chilling and Grilling Season🍗 🥩 🌽 🥗 Who doesn’t like beautiful evenings and bbqs?!?!?" Photo by Jean K.


"We hope your day was amazing ❤️❤️❤️ " Photo by Jean K.


"Look at all these happy faces ❤️❤️❤️❤️" Photos by Jean K.


"Have an extra piece of cake today Betty, you deserve it ❤️🧁🎂🎁🎉❤️" Photo by Jean K.


"Show us how your keeping busy!!!" Photos by Jean K.


"Kathy Marx suprised the staff with gift certificates to the Peterborough Pizza Barn as a token of appreciation for the front line workers." Photos by Jean K.


Photos by Jean K.


"Rachael our activities director made home made Mother’s Day cards with chocolates and handed them out. I’d say they were a hit ❤️❤️❤️" Photos by Rachael


Photos by Jean K.


"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." -Joseph Campbell Photos by Jean K.


"Technology sure has come along way for this generation and we are so glad it has!!!!! Can you see some family resemblance? ❤️❤️❤️" Photos by Jean K.


"We hope your day was as wonderful as you are." 🎈🧁 🎁 Photo by Jean K.


"Just living is not enough... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower." Hans Christian Andersen Photos by Jean K.


"Thank you to Cathy, Micheal and the Proctors for filling our hearts and bellies!!!! We appreciate it more then you will ever know ❤️❤️❤️" Photos by Jean K.


"Look at all these happy faces ❤️❤️❤️ The visiting window has been so full we had to make another visiting window!!! " Photos by Jean K

"Happy birthday to our fearless leader Mary Pat!!!! Hope your day was as amazing as you are ❤️❤️❤️" Photos by Jean K who can’t keep a secret 🤣😂

Happy Mother’s Day

"Happy Mother’s Day!!!! Here are some candid shots of their special day, with some special faces, calls, cards and flowers!!!! We would also like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all of our incredible staff!!! "Life doesn't come with a manual, it comes with a mother." Photos by Jean K.

Family Time

"❤️❤️❤️❤️" Photos by Jean K.

Residents Are Happy!

"Our staff are SOOO much more then what title is on their badge. They are willing to jump in and take on any task as long as the residents are happy!!!" Photos by Jean K.

I Must-Ache If You Have A Bingo???? 😂🤣😂

"I must-ache if you have a bingo???? 😂🤣😂 Having some fun beaming in the beautiful days and finding fun things to add to some long over due haircuts!!!" Photos by Jean K.

Residents Are Feeling The Love!

"Between the visiting window and technology, residents are feeling the love!!! Look at all these happy faces ❤️❤️❤️❤️" Please call Jean K (603)924-6238 to set up a time to FaceTime, zoom and Skype. Photos by Jean K.

He Celebrated With 8 Family Members From All Over The World.

"Happy birthday to this strapping young lad!!!! He celebrated his birthday by zooming with 8 family members from all over the world. ❤️❤️"

Distance Kisses 💋

"Distance kisses 💋 😚 😘 from your loved ones ❤️❤️"

If You Need Some Sunshine 🌞

"If you need some sunshine 🌞 on this cold gloomy day look no FURTHER!!!! 🥰❤️🥰❤️ Thank you to Emily Maggart, Craig Filaski and Katherine for making this all possible!!! “If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.”

Happy Birthday

"We had a lot to celebrate this week!!! Please help us by wishing these beautiful faces a happy birthday 🎁🎂🎊🎈🎉"


"Thank you for letters!!!! They were beautiful and the residents enjoyed the thoughtful presents that came along with them. Photos by Jean K."

Call it a family

"We want to thank ALL of our staff for ALWAYS going above and beyond. Your compassion, kindness and teamwork do not go unnoticed and your passion for our residents health is appreciated every day. Here is a few pictures of our valued team members. "Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one." -Jane Howard "

Duckling visitors

"One of our LNAs Melissa, brought in her baby’s ducklings for a visit."

Pass It On

"Something contagious has hit Summerhill and we want you to pass it on!!!! "

Sampling IncrediBREW

"Remember when some of the residents went to IncrediBREW? Well this is the end result!!!! Look at the labels the residents put on... we can definitely say they have fun around here!!! "

Inspiring Events

"The residents left inspiring messages on the windows at Summerhill."

Beer Dinner


Library Talk

Summerhill hosted a Library talk Wednesday Feb 19, 2020 with Peterborough town librarian Mary Hubbar. Mary spoke about Granny D, and Grace Aldrich who spoke about her "Walking with Grace" walks to end child detention centers. Please visit for more information.

Valentine's Day Celebration


Making Chocolates


Jim shows his slideshow of Africa


On February 5, 2020 The Newfoundland Pony Conservation Center ( stopped by to show their appreciation by giving Summerhill these thoughtful gifts.

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Whisky Tasting - Caldera


Sherlock Holmes


Pub time

Pub time is a place where residents get to sit down and discuss how there day has been, all while enjoying a glass of wine, the drink of the night or whatever quench's their thirst. Usually an appetizer will be served by out amazing kitchen staff, with music being played either by a guest or our well rounded activities department.

The residents did, but it was too cold. So we brought some "snow" into them.

January 9th, 2020 Whiskey Tasting - Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

January 8th, 2020 Tea Party

Meadows 1 & 2 celebrate Christmas!!!, December 17, 2019

 The smiles were contagious and spirits were high as a special meal was prepared by Chef Aylmer and dietary aides. They even had a surprise visitor...SANTA!!!!

Mary Graves Exhibit, Monadnock Room, December 13, 2019

Mary Graves, well-known accomplished artist, discovers another talent! Joanne, in our Activities Department, introduced Zen Doodle to our residents' and Mary became proficient with this medium ink drawing. Mary enjoyed making the Zen Doodle so much she had an exhibit in the Monadnock Room December 13, 2019 where she sold some of the drawings.

The Annual Christmas Party, December 7, 2019

The Annual Christmas Party is always something to look forward to and This years theme was It's a Wonderful Life. As you can see from the pictures a wonderful time was had by all!!!

It's a Wonderful Life, December 6, 2019

The actors and actresses did a fantastic job putting on the play It's a Wonderful Life.

Christmas Preparation Begins, December 2, 2019

Christmas preparation begins for the Annual Summerhill Christmas Party, no detail is to small and all hands are on deck...especially when your frosting 3,000 cookies.

Veterans Day Special Present November 11, 2019

Our Veterans got a special present brought to them by none other then one of our dedicated Summerhill employees that is also a Veteran. Thank you Joan!!!

Veterans Day Lunch November 6, 2019

Halloween 2019

King Arthur Flour in Norwich VT

King Arthur Flour in Norwich VT is nothing short of amazing. It has 2 centuries of flour and baking and is 100% employee owned. The residents had such a wonderful time exploring and eating all the yummy baked goods.

Foxbend Therapy and residents went bowling!!


Alzheimer's Walk 2019

Saturday’s weather might not have been the warmest but with everyone there celebrating and honoring their loved ones there was plenty of warmth to go around at Keene State College. Thank you to everyone who participated in the walk and everyone that has donated through out the year.


Scenic ride to visit Horses in Temple


A giant game of scrabble

Nothing like a giant game of scrable to switch things up a bit.


Aldworth Manor

Nestled in the historic town of Harrisville, NH, Aldworth Manor sits on 170 acres of rolling views of the Monadnock area, miles of trails and breath taking gardens.


Cathedral of the Pines September 8, 2019

Residents enjoyed the Monadnock Region Baha'i Service from the panoramic hilltop of Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge, NH.


Trip To Alyson's Orchard

Crisp mornings and leaves changing we couldn't think of a better excuse to go for a drive in the Summerhill bus then to Alyson's Orchard in Walpole, NH to pick some apples.


Pony visits September 3, 2019

The Newfoundland Pony Conservancy Center is a non-profit rare breed organization in Jaffrey, NH. About 400 of these beautiful creatures survive today, with 23 of them residing in Jaffrey. NPCS comes once a month to Summerhill and this month they brought Heather the pony over for some well deserved snuggles. View their website


Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens August 28, 2019

When you walk into the Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens it's warm, the array of color from all the flowers and vegetation, the waterfalls in the background and all the butterfly's flying makes you feel like your in a fairy tale.


Wiskey Tasting August 14, 2019

In an intimant setting in the country kitchen Wiskey Tasting took place with Chef Alymer. Wild Turkey Long Branch was the sip of the evening, along with a lot of smiles.


119 Babies born at Summerhill!!! August 5, 2019

The last 6 weeks have been full of excitement, wonder, patience, and hard work. But that's apart of raising babies right? What started off as a small project for each floor quickly grew to what seemed like a full time job (probably more for Jean K.) Jean gathered some caterpillars (and some more caterpillars) and brought them to Summerhill so everyone could experience the 6 stages of the metamorphosis process. The residents enjoyed walking past the enclosures, seeing the changes from day to day and participating in adding/changing of the milk weed. When the butterfly's emerged from their cocoon's and they were ready to spread their wings the resident's took great pride in naming each and every one as it set off on its new journey.


Breakfast on the patio is happening Wednesday mornings at 7am.


New this Year Chilling and Grilling on Meadows at 4pm on Tuesdays


Ice Cream social in memory of our beloved Jean Peters

Everyone at Summerhill was treated to an Ice Cream social in memory of our beloved Jean Peters From her family Richard, Donna and Toni.


Hampton Beach 2019

On June 25 and 26 2019 the Assisted Living and Meadows took their annual trip to Hampton Beach to see the sand sculptures. It turned out to be a beautiful day to take in The salt air, see the waves crashing and enjoy some lobster on the beach. Those sun kissed smiles say it all.


Fish and Game Bobcat visit 7-15-19


On 7/10/19 One of the 23 Newfoundland Ponies in Jaffrey came for some nose rubs and treats.