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Loomis News

Artisan Craft Fair at Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

In late October Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing residents held their annual Artisan Craft Fair and Open House. There were hundreds of visitors, many taking house tours, some amazing craft items for sale and raffle, and over $3,600 was raised for the Philanthropic Fund.   Read more...


Halloween at Loomis Village

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Loomis Village residents celebrated Halloween in fun (and some irreverent) costumes!   Read more...


Halloween at Applewood

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Applewood residents enjoyed a Halloween Wizard of Oz skit and parade of costumes by Applewood Team Members.   Read more...


Loomis Village to host Taste of Tanzania photography exhibit by Larry Rankin

Monday, October 16, 2017

South Hadley – The public is invited to an opening and gallery talk for photography exhibit Taste of Tanzania by Florence resident Larry Rankin on Sunday, November 5, 2 pm at Loomis Village, 20 Bayon Drive, South Hadley.    Read more...


Opening Reception in Applewood Gallery

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Amherst – On Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 3:30 – 5:00 P.M., Applewood, One Spencer Drive, Amherst will hold an opening reception for an Exhibit by Jack Medoff of Drawings, Illustrations, Cartoons and Puntoons.The exhibit is free and open to the public and will run through February 11, 2018.   Read more...


Fall Prevention

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing celebrated the first day of Fall with Falls Prevention activities. Residents and the public hears talks on exercises that help prevent falls, how medications can effect balance, and the importance of proper footwear. Physical Therapy students from Springfield College offered balance assessments, in addition to games, informational booths and performances by the Loomis Lakeside Dancers.    Read more...


Loomis Team Wellness Bowling Event

Monday, September 25, 2017

Twenty Loomis team members recently participated in a Bowling Wellness Challenge. Prizes were given to the best team and the four best overall scores.   Read more...


Alzheimer's Walk 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Team The Loomis Communities raised $6,787.00 for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s held on September 17. Activities included Blueberry Muffin Sales, Dogs on the Run hot dog lunches, basket raffles, a wine tasting, and of course sponsors for those walking. Of particular note, Loomis Village residents raised over $2,100 for fellow resident, Elwin Sanborn.   Read more...


Applewood 26th Anniversary

Monday, September 25, 2017

Applewood had a picture perfect day for their 26th Anniversary Picnic. Brief remarks were made by the Rob Claflin, Executive Director of Applewood, Dottie Rosenthal, President of the Resident Association and all enjoyed a buffet dinner outdoors under the tent.   Read more...


Loomis Village Celebrates 25 years

Monday, September 25, 2017

Residents and Team Members of Loomis Village recently celebrated 25 years! Remarks were made by Loomis President CEO, David Scruggs, and former CEO, Carol Katz, former and current Executive Directors, Patrick Laskey and Maureen O’Toole, and President of the Loomis Village Resident Association, Randy Hyvonen followed by a champagne toast.    Read more...


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Independent Living

Independent Living Homes and Apartments

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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

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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

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

Skilled nursing care and rehabilitation are avaiable at the following Loomis Communities:

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 and Loomis House offer 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.

Rehabilitation

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

Rehabilitation is available at the following Loomis Communities:

The Loomis Communities offers rehabilitation services in partnership with Genesis Rehab Services. Our combined staff of professionals such as 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.

Both our of nursing centers at Loomis House and Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing are Medicare and Medicaid-certified, and provide short-term rehabilitation and long-term care in well-appointed private or semi-private rooms. Loomis House was the second nursing home in the nation to receive 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 House nursing center, please contact:

Nursing,
413-538-7551

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

Gabrielle Thomes,
413-782-1800, ext. 5850, or
Email: GThomes@loomiscommunities.org