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  • New Haven nursing home to soon allow outdoor, in-person visits

    June 12th, 2020

    NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -- A New Haven nursing home hit hard by the coronavirus, is hoping family members will soon be allowed to visit once again. The Mary Wade Home is planning outdoor, in-person visits for later this month in their garden area. 

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  • Ben & Jerry's by Mitchell Wollen and his family

    May 20th, 2020

    Residents and staff enjoyed a visit from Ben & Jerry’s ice cream today thanks to the generosity of Mitchell Wollen and his family.  Mitchell is a sophomore at Xavier High School who has started a nonprofit that makes signs in support of healthcare workers.  From the sales of the signs, they donate the proceeds to benefit the staff of local hospitals or nursing homes while at the same time supporting local businesses.  Thanks to Mitchell and his family for sharing the love!  Check out Mitchell’s story here and here.

  • 2020 Florence Nightingale Nomination

    May 14th, 2020

    Mallery Rivera has been nominated for The 2020 Florence Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing. This award recognize outstanding nurses who go above and beyond to provide exceptional patient care.

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  • Mary Wade Neighbors Give 11 Minutes Of Thanks

    May 5th, 2020

    We have been moved to tears and we thank our wonderful neighbors for their thoughtfulness and support during this very difficult time.

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  • Halloween 2018

    November 1st, 2018

    Mary Wade makes every day exciting and fun so why would Halloween be any different? Our exceptionally trained and good humored staff across the campus dressed up to bring smiles and laughter.

  • Team Mary Wade Walks for Alzheimer's

    October 1st, 2018

    What a great day for Mary Wade on Sunday, September 30th.  The weather was perfect, the location couldn’t have been better and the WALKERS--The walkers are truly amazing.

    We were able to spend the time with three of our residents from Boardman……..they had plenty of bottled water and they walked.  How special was this!

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  • 2018 Nightingale Award s for Excellence in Nursing

    May 9th, 2018

    Congratulations to Tyisha Barrett, LPN, Director of Adult Day Center and Transportation at the @MaryWadeHome is a 2018 Nightingale Award Winner.

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  • Celebrating St. Patrick's Day

    March 16th, 2018

    Our Director of Recreation, Tiffany Burnham, bringing smiles to our residents today. Tiffany is overseeing the Irish Soda Bread baking class today using one of Mary Wade's "families" recipe!

  • Wine Spectator's Legende Collection and Tom Matthews

    March 15th, 2018 by Kara Hunter

    An Elegant Evening Filled with Friendship, Fine Food, & Endless Inspiration!

    The Mary Wade Annual Wine Dinner, now in its 13th year, has evolved to become one of the more popular events in the New Haven area.

    Thomas Matthews, Executive Editor of Wine Spectator, returns as host again this year. Esprit du Vin Wines will be our 2018 wine sponsor. Together, they will present an exceptional evening of delicious education. Thomas began his love affair with wine as a grape picker in Bordeaux during the harvest of 1979. He has almost 40 years of experience and will present a fascinating tour of selected wines and their characteristics.  

    This year’s dinner will take place on Saturday, April 21 at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale. We look forward to seeing you for this educational and entertaining evening.

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  • We're Hiring

    March 14th, 2018 by Kara Hunter

    Join the Mary Wade Team!

    We are recruiting for an MDS Coordinator to join our team. 

     Mary Wade is beginning its 152nd year of service to the New Haven community and is still leading the way in Senior Care. Our staff has acquired the specialized expertise and skills that can only be earned with hard work over time. We are incredibly proud of our rich heritage.

    Why Join Our Team?

    • Competitive compensation with matching retirement plan!
    • Leadership that listens, takes action and is always supportive
    • A FUN team focused culture and passionate caregivers that go the extra mile
    • Beautiful, clean, busy environment with an empathetic compassionate staff

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  • Caring to Give

    March 12th, 2018 by Kara Hunter

    Care to Give...Give to Care

    Your gift to Mary Wade makes a profound difference in the daily lives of our residents and caregivers. Thank you for supporting Mary Wade's community of caring.


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  • Legislative Breakfast

    March 9th, 2018 by Kara Hunter


    The Mary Wade Home hosted a Legislative Breakfast on its campus and was joined by: Deputy Speaker Juan Candelaria, Representative Toni Walker, Representative Al Paolillo, Lou Mangini from Representative Rosa DeLauro’s office, Ben Florsheim from Senator Chris Murphy’s Office and Joseph Rodriguez from Senator Blumenthal’s Office.

    Thank you for joining our Board of Trustees, David V. Hunter and the Executive Team for a lively discussion.


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  • At the Heart of the Day! (2)

    February 14th, 2018 by Kara Hunter

    We are sharing the love with all of you! A day filled with bake sales and afternoon socials is what the day is all about! Be sure to wear your red, white, pink and Valentine’s Day inspired attire!



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  • National Pizza Day

    February 9th, 2018 by Kara Hunter

    What better way to kick off the weekend than with NATIONAL PIZZA DAY - one of American's favorite dishes: pizza pie. Be sure to enjoy a slice of New Haven Pizza!

    A special thanks to Grand Apizza and Abate Restaurant for your generous donations to Mary Wade throughout the year.



  • Jewish Tree Holiday

    February 1st, 2018 by Kara Hunter

    Tu BiShvat is a Jewish holiday occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat (in 2018, Tu BiShvat begins at sunset on January 30 and ends at nightfall on January 31). It is also called "Rosh HaShanah La'Ilanot", literally "New Year of the Trees." 


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  • Thompson Candy

    February 1st, 2018 by Kara Hunter

    Thompson Candy has been the chocolate sponsor for our annual wine dinner for several years, leaving our 300+ guests looking forward to this indulgance with their splendid wine. Congratulations on your 139 years of service!

    Wine Dinner 2018

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  • Parkinson's Disease Support Group (2)

    June 22nd, 2017 by Kara Hunter

    Mary Wade will be Hosting the Regional Parkinson's Disease Support Group for the New Haven area on Tuesday, June 27th at 1:00 pm on the Mary Wade Campus. (Free to the general public. Free off-street parking.)



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  • Family Fun Concert

    May 26th, 2017 by Kara Hunter

    Please come and  support the Mary Wade Family Fun Concert and enjoy a day of music, food and laughter with the Mary Wade residents and staff! 

    Date: September 17, 2017

    Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pm

    Location: The Mary Wade Garden

    Address: 118 Clinton Avenue, New Haven, CT 

    Email:[email protected] for information or tickets

    Ticket price: $12.00 per person



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  • 9th Annual Mary Wade Parade

    May 19th, 2017 by Kara Hunter

    We are in the New Haven Independent! Click the link below to see the 9th Annual Mary Wade Parade held on May 19, 2017. 

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  • 12th Annual Mary Wade Wine Dinner (2)

    March 29th, 2017 by Kara Hunter

    We are on CT Style! Click the link below to see the 12th Annual Wine Dinner to be held at The Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Among the many ways you are supporting the Memory Care/Alzheimer's program, you are enhancing our training and expertise as we launch our 20 Memory Care units in our new building.

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  • Mary Wade Raises Money for the Alzheimer’s Association

    October 4th, 2016

    Over the course of the last six months Mary Wade has been holding a series of special events to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and to raise money to help find a cure.  Mary Wade, led by Gail Donahue, LPN, raised over $1,000.00 to help support the cause through raffles, a bake sale, a luncheon,…

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  • In the News!

    July 6th, 2016

    David V. Hunter, chief executive officer of Mary Wade in New Haven, recently was elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of LeadingAge Connecticut, a membership organization representing more than 130 not-for-profit mission driven provider organizations serving older adults and disabled individuals. Mary Wade is a nonprofit organization that provides short…

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  • CT STYLE invites Mary Wade into their Kitchen

    March 11th, 2016

    In the Bender Kitchen: Mary Wade Wine Dinner’s Smoked Salomn Boule Mary Wade Home is so grateful to have Thomas Matthews of Wine Spectator as the Host, Scott Randall of Opici Wine Company, and Chef Ruiz of the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale of our Annual Wine Dinner on April 30th at the Omni…

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  • 2016 Wine Dinner CT Style Segment

    March 9th, 2016

    David V. Hunter with Scott Randall of Opici Wines and Chef Todd of the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale preparing for the CT Style Show to talk aboutMary Wade Home‘s Annual Wine Dinner on April 30th and the 150th Anniversary of Mary Wade Home. For more information about tickets and sponsorships contact Kara Hunter…

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  • Brain Fitness – Spring Fling

    March 2nd, 2016

    BRAIN FITNESS at Mary Wade! How you can stay sharp and reduce your chance of dementia The Guest Speaker is Donna Fedus, M.A. • Founder of Borrow My Glasses LLC, Aging and Caring From A New Perspective • First Director of Elder Programs, The Consultation Center, Yale University School of Medicine • Coalition for Senior Medication Safety, Initiator…

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  • Home Made by Daily Nutmeg

    February 23rd, 2016

    Home Made From 1866 to 1966, Mary Wade Home, now a community for seniors in Fair Haven, was called the Home for the Friendless. It wasn’t a refuge for the socially inept. “Friendless” was a euphemism for “vagrant, idle, and homeless girls,” many of whom became pregnant out of wedlock and were then “betrayed” by…

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  • Mary Wade is 150 years old!

    February 9th, 2016

    Mary Wade in New Haven, CT is thrilled to begin the 2016 year which marks our 150th anniversary of serving the community from the same location that was purchased in 1866 using $6,000 from donations. The new Board included Mrs. Joseph E. Sheffield and Mrs. Eli Whitney.

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  • Enrichment Programs

    January 26th, 2016

    You and I are partners in the creation of an environment that forgets no one and excludes no one in the enrichment programs we offer throughout the year. For example, in our Arts and Education program this year, in which our skilled nursing patients, residents, clients in the Adult Day program took part, events included music,…

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  • 2015 Annual Appeal…You & I Are Partners!

    December 2nd, 2015

    Annual Appeal You and I are partners in the creation of an environment that forgets no one and excludes no one in the enrichment programs we offer throughout the year. To Donate, please send your personal check to: Development Department, 118 Clinton Avenue, New Haven, CT 06513

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