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Happiness and disposition go together. Are they controllable?

By Sue Baker

Dr. Karen Schwartz, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, put a positive spin on the subject of happiness when she spoke to residents in May. Happiness versus misery depends on one’s disposition, she said, and she assured a rapt audience that although one’s disposition is greatly affected by genetics, it can definitely be influenced by the choices made by an individual.

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May Exchange features two Food Service mainstays

By Bob Heaton

Broadmead’s May Exchange featured presentations from two Food Service mainstays.

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Migration: A Black History Story presented by Multicultural Committee

Diane Macklin, professional storyteller, currently in residence in DC schools and former classroom teacher, shared a personal story from Black History. Diane told how her mother, who was born in Mississippi and had a child as a teenager, set a brave example. Struggling to support herself by chopping cotton, she was forced to leave her child and her home to find more lucrative work in the North.

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Introducing Broadmead’s New Director of Housekeeping, Jesse Russell

Broadmead is pleased to introduce our new Director of Housekeeping, Jesse Russell! Mr. Russell, who has been with Broadmead for nearly three years, was recently promoted from his original role as Broadmead’s Housekeeping Manager to the new Director of Housekeeping. Jesse is responsible for the supervision of all Broadmead cleaning teams – teams which are responsible for providing service to 249 garden homes, Taylor Assisted Living, and Hallowell Comprehensive Care Center.

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Broadmead Resident Chace Davis memorialized in Choral Arts Society concert

By Mary Ellen Saterlie

The Chamber Singers of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society brought an ensemble of “Choral Gems” to the Auditorium in early April. Their visit was supported by a memorial to Chace Davis, who was a founder and board member of the Society.

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