Although Ken and Barb were apprehensive about making the change, they are very happy to be back in MetroWest. “Giving up the house is tough after 19 years, but we’re having fun,” says Ken. “Other places we looked at in our price range didn’t compare, and the staff makes sure everything runs so smoothly here.”
“Moving into The Coolidge has literally been a life-changer for our whole family… It has easily put 10–12 years back on my mom’s life. Being around people her own age, being able to socialize and take classes—it’s all been great for her. She loves that place so much; she no longer feels cooped up and she has so much more energy.”
“I had been staying on a friend’s couch for two years because I couldn’t find a place I could afford. When I got into Covenant House, I leapt at the chance!” Now Patricia has a place of her own that she can be proud of and she has her independence while also having access to staff and activities that help her thrive.
“Covenant House gives me freedom. I may be blind, but you’ve got to put something in your life to make it what it is. My apartment suits me, and it is easy to access transportation, which is important to me. I can do my own cooking and cleaning. I can be independent, and I know the staff is there to help me if I need it.”