Considering a move to independent living but have lots of questions about how much your routine, your lifestyle, or your budget will change? Come to The McAuley Tuesday, February 13, 2018, and gain vital insight into planning the next years of your life. Hoppy Sell, vice president of Spectrum Consultants, will discuss the benefits of choosing a Life Plan Community and will share some exciting news about the Lifestyle Evolution coming to The McAuley!


Wishing You Health, Happiness, and A Taste of the Good Life

This holiday, we invite you to kick off the New Year with an in-depth look at two living legends. Join us on January 9, when one of our favorite presenters returns for a very special event celebrating the life and work of Barbra Streisand and Doris Day. Author Tom Santopietro returns to The McAuley with his personal and endearing look at these women and their journeys to stardom.


As you consider making end-of-year gifts on #GivingTuesday, please remember how important philanthropic contributions to The Mercy Community are! Charitable donations enable us to enhance programming and to do so much good for our residents and clients at Saint Mary Home – including in The Frances Warde Towers Apartments and Adult Day Center – and at The McAuley.  Thank you for considering a gift within your means and visiting http://themercycommunity.org/about/giving/ to make Giving Tuesday count for the women and men entrusted to our care. 


The November 2017 issue of Granby Living Magazine includes a spotlight on The McAuley and residents Barbara and Martin Letscher.

Click here to read the full story. 


Please join us for a very tasteful four-course conversation.

Our Executive Chef has created a delicious four-course lunch that will complement tableside conversations you will enjoy with current residents and our professional colleagues.  Take this opportunity to ask questions about our amenities and residences, health and wellness programs, and everything you’ve ever wondered about living in a Life Plan Community.  After lunch, join us for a guided tour of The McAuley and get a glimpse of how good life can be when you choose 275 Steele Road in West Hartford as your address!


Savor an afternoon of culinary and cultural delight! Join us for a mouthwatering luncheon while exploring the rich history that makes West Hartford one of a kind. Jennifer DiCola Matos, executive director of The Noah Webster House and West Hartford Historical Society, will delve into our area’s fascinating history – including one of its most famous residents ­– while you sample our Chef’s favorite dishes. After lunch, join us for a tour of The McAuley,


Elizabeth Proffitt has been appointed Sales Counselor at The McAuley, West Hartford’s only Life Plan Community.  Most recently, she served as director of sales & marketing for The Heritage of Green Hills in Shillington, PA, which achieved  95% occupancy under her leadership.   She also has the experience of starting up her own home-based personal training business focused on physical fitness and nutrition for the senior population.  Earlier in her career, she managed 82 health clubs for Bally Total Fitness’


At this time, this event has reached full capacity and we cannot accept any more registrants. Thank you!

The McAuley proudly welcomes health and wellness specialist Barbara Klau, who will present “Brain Fitness.” This educational session delves into the normal, age-associated memory impairments that many people experience as they grow older, and offers easy-to-learn tips on how you can keep your mind healthy and fit. Learn about:

  • The importance of attitude
  • The importance of focus
  • External Memory Techniques
  • Visualization

Refreshments will be provided,


The Mercy Community is proud to celebrate the anniversary of the opening of the first “House of Mercy” on  September 24, 1827 in Dublin, Ireland with a full week of special events. Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, devoted her life to the poor, sick and uneducated, and today we continue her legacy of caring and compassion in the name of Mercy.

Please review our Mercy Week schedule here and join us for any/all of our public events. 


Both our afternoon presentation “Sinatra in Hollywood” by Tom Santopietro, author of the book with the same name, and our evening performance “His Way:  A Tribute to Frank Sinatra” are filled to capacity.  We regret that we can no longer accept reservations or place individuals on our extensive wait lists.  Thanks to all of our residents at The McAuley and in the greater community who have shown such tremendous interest in being with us for our September 25 musical launch to Mercy Week!


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