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Loomis News

Team Member Graduations and Awards

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing recently honored team members’ graduations and awarded scholarships to nine students.    Read more...

Hospitality of Applewood Resident

Monday, July 31, 2017

Sandi is a resident who has lived at Applewood for about 2.5 years.In that time, she has hosted many, drop in and socialize events. Most recently, she opened her home to all of the Applewood staff and residents for coffee, tea and blueberry muffins. She coordinated the event and then recruited a couple of other residents, Jill and Susan to assist with the baking and preparation.    Read more...

Eclectic Photography by Judith Ruderman

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Amherst – On Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 3:30 P.M. – 5 P.M., Applewood, One Spencer Drive, Amherst will hold an opening reception for a photography exhibit by Applewood resident Judith Ruderman. The opening is free and open to the public.

Applewood Residents Visit Springfield, Massachusetts Materials Recycling Facility

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Applewood residents are concerned about their “Carbon Footprint”; so fifteen residents and three staff members received a guided tour through the Recycling Facility. This plant, which has been operating for 27 years, recycles products that are marketable in the United States and other countries. As companies are willing to produce products from used paper, plastics, and metal this industry grows becoming more profitable with an expanding marketplace.   Read more...

Quilt and Watercolor Display

Monday, March 13, 2017

Amherst – On Thursday, April 6, 2017, 3: 30 – 5:00 pm, Applewood, One Spencer Drive, Amherst will hold an opening reception for a quilt and watercolor display, “A Celebration of Light and Color” by Valerie A. Ivy and her daughter Valerie I. Steinberg. Reception is free and open to the public.   Read more...

Holyoke Becoming a Dementia Friendly Community

Friday, December 02, 2016

HOLYOKE-- Steps to make the city safe and respectful for people with dementia were announced Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. at a press conference at City Hall. "Nearly 60 percent of people with dementia live in their own communities, and one in seven live alone, creating an urgent need for communities to support people with dementia and their caregivers," a press release said.    Read more...

Applewood and the Five College Learning in Retirement Celebrate Veteran’s Day

Friday, November 11, 2016

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ended when Germany signed an armistice agreement with the Allies. The participants took a moment at 11AM to quietly remember this historic event.   Read more...

Residents Honored at Loomis House

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Holyoke- On November 2, six independent living apartment residents at Loomis House were honored for being good neighbors. Good Neighbor nominations are made by residents who observe thoughtful acts and kindness. From caring for gardens to helping with grocery shopping or providing companionship, the honorees make Loomis House a welcoming community. Those recently honored were Lorraine Gorham, Kay Monahan, Joe McNerney, Mary Lenarcen, Millie Suchecki and Anne Lmoine.    Read more...

Iron Chef Competition

Friday, October 28, 2016

On Thursday October 27, 2016, a cooking competition modeled after Iron Chef was held at Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing. All the chefs of our four communities, Applewood, Loomis House, Loomis Village and ofcourse our Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing chef competed against each other in this fun for all.   Read more...

As Parents Age: The Adult Child Conundrum

Friday, October 28, 2016

You are invited to: A series on the Joys and Challenges of Supporting Aging Parents
Loomis Village, 20 Bayon Drive, South Hadley
This dinner series is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. Come for one, or the entire series!   Read more...

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