Adult Day Health & Alzheimer’s Day Health Centers
Serving the Everett, Medford, Wakefield and Lowell Areas
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Board of Directors

The Community Family is an independent, non-profit organization governed by an 11-person Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is composed of community leaders, health care professionals, business leaders, social service providers and consumers of care. The Board of Directors at The Community Family is deeply invested in the organization, offering strong support and guidance. They provide close oversight of the organization’s finances and have enabled us to remain financially stable in times of economic uncertainty as well as an uncertain healthcare environment.


Joe Keohane - President    
Jennifer Santerre - Treasurer
Doug Lloyd - Clerk       


Scott Carman    
Michelle Davis
Diane Farraher-Smith        
Judy Lonergan    
Sherri McCormack        
Gerald Sohn        
Stephen J. Spano
Amy Werner



ANNE M. MARCHETTA, MSW, Executive Director

Anne Marchetta has worked in the field of community-based elder services for more than 30 years, including the past 20 years as Executive Director of The Community Family. With The Community Family, her accomplishments include overseeing the acquisition of the Dutton Center, the construction of new buildings at the Lowell and Everett locations, and the major renovations in Medford. She has steered TCF through a very tenuous time in the adult day health industry while maintaining a stable, fiscally sound organization. She is currently spearheading TCF’s strategic planning efforts in preparation for the myriad changes that are looming in healthcare. Anne is also very active in advocacy activities on local and state levels pertaining to her field of work. This includes testifying at legislative hearings, inviting legislators to the centers and preparing written testimony on issues affecting elder care. She is the former president of the Massachusetts Adult Day Service Association and a former adjunct faculty member at Boston College’s Graduate School of Social Work, where she received her own Master’s Degree.

MARION DUNN, RN, Program Director, Everett Center
Marion has worked as a nurse at The Everett Center for 17 years, including the past 13 years as Program Director. She helped oversee the seamless - and exciting - move to the current Everett center location in 2010 and has kept the center busy, active and vibrant in the years since. Marion has an in-depth knowledge of the healthcare system, including geriatric, rehab and community-based services. She was a Staff Nurse and Nurse Manager at TCF before her promotion to Program Director. Her previous experience includes as an OR nurse at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

SUSAN KELLY, RN, Program Director, Medford Center
Susan has worked at the Medford Center for 14 years. She served as staff nurse for five years until assuming leadership as Program Director in 2011. Previously, she spent many years working at Sancta Maria skilled nursing facility and Youville Hospital. Susan is a long-time resident of Medford and has a wonderful understanding and rapport with the participants at the Medford Center.

HEATHER BETTY, SW, Program Director/Social Worker, Lowell Center
Heather has worked for The Community Family at the Lowell Center since 2012. She first worked for TCF as the Social Worker and assumed the title of Program Director in 2014. For the past six years, she has stayed very busy in her dual duties as both Program Director and Social Worker, including overseeing the transition of D'Youville Life and Wellness' Adult Day Health clients to TCF in 2017.

SUSAN MORTON, R.N. Program Director, Dutton Center
Susan has worked at the Dutton Center for 20 years, including 11 years as Assistant Director before becoming Program Director in 2011. She has been employed at the Dutton through most of MelroseWakefield Healthcare's ownership and has expertly guided the center through its smooth transition to The Community Family. Susan has been an RN for 36 years, including time spent in Neuro-psych, Rehab, as a Certified Oncology Nurse and as a Visiting Nurse. Her extensive nursing background has enabled her to provide top-notch care to the hundreds of clients she has served over the years at the Dutton center.

    Executive Director
    Program Director, Everett Center
    Program Director, Medford Center
    Program Director/Social Worker, Lowell Center
  • Susan Morton, R.N.
    Program Director, The Dutton Center

What People say

"I firmly believe that being at The Community Family organization has maximized the quality of Jim's life and that of other participants, as well as that of their caregiver's. I know The Community Family organization has been a life saver for us."


"Our initial visit to The Community Family impressed us - there were dedicated, caring professional staff including skilled nurses for medical needs. Days were filled with arts and crafts, bingo, gardening, music, dancing, wholesome meals and most importantly - a homelike environment where we knew Dad would be safe and cared for as if he was family"


The Everett Center

Address: 106 Wyllis Avenue
Everett, MA 02149
Phone: 617-389-4500

The Medford Center

Address: 121 Washington Street
Medford, MA 02155
Phone: 781-395-5542

The Lowell Center

Address: 236 Broadway Street
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-458-4844

The Dutton Center

Address: 1117 Main Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
Phone: 781-246-2820

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