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Loomis Communities
Response to COVID-19

The Loomis Communities’ number one priority is to maintain the health, wellness, and safety of those who live in, work in, and visit our communities. As a result of the serious health risks associated with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have implemented significant steps to reduce the potential exposure among residents and team members.

Each of our communities continues to follow state and federal guidelines for travel and visitors. Please read to determine which category your visit fits.

Out of State Visitors:

Please see latest travel guidelines from the state of Massachusetts:
Covid 19 Travel Order Out of State Vistors

All Visitors:

Please read the update below for the latest visitation guidelines for Applewood, Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing, and Loomis Village.
Covid 19 Update for All Visitors

Given that this is a fluid situation, precautions and new information are being changed and added frequently. We encourage you to contact our communities with any questions in regards to The Loomis Communities’ response to COVID-19

03-29-2021 Coronavirus Update
COVID-19 Vaccine Scam Warning
03-12-2021 Coronavirus Update
02-10-2021 Coronavirus Update
01-08-2021 Coronavirus Update
2020 Holiday Letter
12-23-2020 Corona Virus Update
12-15-2020 Corona Virus Update
12-11-2020 Corona Virus Update
12-09-2020 Govenor Baker Vaccine Plan 2020
12-04-2020 Corona Virus Update
11-23-2020 Corona Virus Update
11-06-2020 Corona Virus Update
10-09-2020 Corona Virus Update
10-01-2020 Corona Virus Update
08-31-2020 Corona Virus Update
08-31-2020 Corona Virus Update
08-14-2020 Corona Virus Update
07-29-2020 Corona Virus Update
07-20-2020 Corona Virus Update
07-02-2020 Corona Virus Update
06-23-2020 Corona Virus Update
06-15-2020 Corona Virus Update
05-28-2020 Corona Virus Update
05-22-2020 Corona Virus Update
05-14-2020 Corona Virus Update
04-30-2020 Corona Virus Update
04-22-2020 Corona Virus Update
4-20 -2020 Corona Virus Update | Self-Screening Log
4-14-2020 Corona Virus Update
4-09-2020 Corona Virus Update 2
4-09-2020 Corona Virus Update
4-07-2020 Corona Virus Update
4-01-2020 Corona Virus Update
3-24-2020 Corona Virus Update
3-16-2020 Corona Virus Update
3-12-2020 Corona Virus Update

Independent Living

Independent Living Homes and Apartments


What is independent living?

Independent living is available at the following Loomis Communities:

When referring to retirement communities, independent living describes a house or apartment home in an age-restricted community setting designed for older adults who are able to manage their homes and daily activities without supervision or medical assistance. Independent living can be offered as an apartment in a stand-alone building, or as part of a larger community with a wide range of services, including access to a continuum of health care should you need those services in the future.

Our independent living apartments, villas, and cottages set the standard for distinctive retirement living. Residents enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle in a spacious, thoughtfully designed homes. Comfort and peace of mind are the focus of our independent living homes, with features such as a private balcony or patio, lovely views, a well-equipped kitchen, generous closets and storage, and many other amenities.

A wide selection of independent living apartments and homes is available at all of The Loomis Communities. Whichever of our communities you choose, you’ll find neighbors who become friends, and plenty of space for your treasured possessions. The Loomis Communities offers everything you need to create a healthy, happy, active retirement.

Assisted Living

Assisted Living


What is assisted living?

Assisted living is available at the following Loomis Communities:

Assisted living offers a middle ground between independent living and nursing care. Assisted living is a good choice for you if you do not require the extensive medical care provided in nursing care but are not able to manage living on your own. Staff is available to provide 24-hour comprehensive assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as dressing, grooming, eating, mobility and hygiene. A variety of activities and social events, as well as transportation, cleaning, and laundry services, also are typical features of assisted living. The Loomis Communities provides assisted living as part of a comprehensive continuum of care, while many organizations only provide one level of assistance.

Our assisted living features private apartments that residents furnish with their own personal treasures, providing all the comforts of home. Our studio and one-bedroom apartments provide a place where residents who need a little help with the activities of daily living (ADLs) can truly enjoy life. Caregivers are available to help residents with activities such as dressing, bathing, grooming, and medication management. The intimate residential design of assisted living allows our staff to get to know and understand the needs and desires of residents and their families.

Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation

Skilled Nursing Care


What do all these terms mean: home care, skilled nursing care, licensed skilled care, and long-term care?

Skilled nursing care and rehabilitation are available at the following Loomis Community:

Nursing homes are licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and offer furnished rooms and health services to residents who require consistent and ongoing medical care with physician oversight but do not require hospitalization. This is called skilled nursing care. Our communities provide skilled nursing care, which includes post-hospital care, short-term rehabilitation, complex medical care, and long-term care. Oversight is provided by licensed professional nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians. A comprehensive therapy department is staffed by physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists. The Loomis Communities nursing homes are designed to meet the individual needs of the residents.

Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing offers licensed, skilled nursing care in a cozy and supportive environment. Both our nursing centers are Medicare and Medicaid-certified and provide short-term rehabilitation and long-term care in well-appointed private or semi-private rooms. The Loomis House nursing center also offers specialized dementia care. Our compassionate staff delivers care with respect and dignity.


What is rehabilitation, skilled rehabilitation, or short-term rehabilitation?

Rehabilitation is available at the following Loomis Community:

The Loomis Communities offer rehabilitation services with a staff of professionals. Our physical and occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, registered dieticians, registered nurses, licensed social workers, and gourmet chefs, work as a team to get you back home. We complete a comprehensive assessment to develop individualized care plans to manage residents’ physical, social, and emotional concerns.

Our unique approach promotes independence and a rapid return home after rehabilitation from a broad range of surgical procedures, injuries, and illness.

Our nursing center, Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing is Medicare and Medicaid-certified, and provides short-term rehabilitation and long-term care in well-appointed private or semi-private rooms. Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing received a 5-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Person-Centered Long-term Care. This mark of excellence means that we have been recognized as a provider of quality care for your loved one that meets state-of-the-art, international standards of performance.

To learn more about rehabilitation at the Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing nursing center, please contact:

Gabrielle Thomes,
413-782-1800, ext. 5850, or

Applewood Senior Independent Living in Amherst MA
Loomis Lakeside CCRC Springfield MA
Loomis Village Senior Living South Hadley