Becca is Thriving Right at Home

Becca is Thriving Right at Home

Becca is Thriving Right at Home Photo: LIFE participant Becca in her group home with LIFE coach Janell Torrey A three-year resident of LIFE’s group home in Centerville, Becca is thriving. “She’s developed the ability to get things done without any external reminders...
Arts Alive

Arts Alive

Arts Alive Even as the arts have taken on a new shape in the virtual world, they have remained very much alive at LIFE. The Hyannis Limelighters have grown in their ability and confidence as solo artists, says LIFE case manager and service coordinator Susanne Norman....
Prescription for Success

Prescription for Success

Prescription for Success In just three years, Julia, a LIFE participant, has worked her way up from the stock room at Apothecare of Cape Cod in Hyannis to training to be a pharmacy technician. “It’s a really special relationship,” said Julia’s employment coach,...
Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love “It’s the dream we didn’t realize could come true,” said Walt, whose brother, Owen, moved to LIFE six years ago. Owen, 29, lives alone in LIFE’s supported independent living community in Hyannis. It has dawned on Walt, 32, that certain responsibilities...
Independence in Plymouth

Independence in Plymouth

Independence in Plymouth   When Len and Robin, from Avon, CT., sought a supportive living experience for their son, Matthew, LIFE stood out as a practical and attractive solution. Matthew, who is 25, on the autism spectrum and high functioning, joined LIFE’s...
Group Effort

Group Effort

Group Effort   The chemistry between housemates is important in any situation, never mind during a pandemic that has them together around the clock. At Maccini Group Home in Falmouth, house manager Rosemarie Gagnon said it was beautiful to watch the bonds that...