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, Stephanie Cappella. “She...
“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 will fall on...
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 Plymouth community when it...
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 formed among...
Thanks to one bluefish, two big-hearted local business owners and four lucky fishermen, LIFE became nearly $4,000 richer this past summer.
LIFE residents have been extremely generous with their time, shopping and getting together to put these special surprises together. The drop off is at the Department of Children and Families in Plymouth, MA.
LIFE offers a rich array of activities including art class. Tessa D’Ogostino, a beloved art teacher at LIFE, offers weekly classes at the LIFE communities. Her Mashpee class is working on a collaborative collage.
Hyannis resident Abby Tetrault recently competed in the USA Special Olympics games in Seattle, Washington, participating in four events total while representing the LIFE community with her usual positivity.
When LIFE participant Olivia Vendola was presented a college diploma this past spring, it was one of her happiest moments.
Employment options for LIFE residents which are vast and ever growing, with new establishments such as the Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills looking to fill jobs.
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Main office: LIFE, Inc., 550 Lincoln Road Extension, Hyannis, MA 02601
Living Independently Forever, Inc. is a non-profit with multiple locations throughout Southeast Massachusetts supporting adults with autism, learning disabilities, and intellectual disabilities in their pursuit of a happy, independent life.