Informational sessions held at Loomis Village Auditorium, 20 Bayon Drive in South Hadley, MA 01075. These two sessions are free and open to the public with a reservation. Light refreshments will be served.
Tuesday March 1, 7:00 pm
Diagnosis and Care Planning
Baystate Memory Disorders Program, Susan Megas, APRN, PC - What is dementia and how is it diagnosed?
Alzheimer’s Association, Marcia McKenzie - Taking care of the caregiver
O’Connell Care at Home, Sheila Pennell, RN Case Manager - Home-care options available
Loomis House Nursing Center, Dina Anderson, RN, Asst. Dir. of Nursing - Residential dementia special care
Tuesday March 8, 7:00 pm
Legal and Financial Planning
Bacon Wilson, Hyman Darling, Esq., Elderlaw Attorney - Legal issues, power of attorney, healthcare proxies, advance directives and more
Fedor Financial, David Fedor, CFP, CRPC - Advance planning for the expenses of care
WestMass ElderCare, Martha Napierski, Community Options Coordinator Alternative care and financial optionsLoomis Village
South Hadley, MA 01075
Organized by the Dementia Friendly Communities Coalition of South Hadley and sponsored by O’Connell Care at Home and The Loomis Communities.
About The Loomis Communities:
The Loomis Communities has been a visionary in exceptional senior living throughout the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. It was the first organization in the state to open a continuing care retirement community.
With a mission of enriching the lives of older adults, The Loomis Communities offers independent living apartments and cottages, assisted living and skilled nursing care on three campuses in the Pioneer Valley: Applewood in Amherst, Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing in Springfield, and Loomis Village in South Hadley.
For more information, call us at the number in the upper right of this webpage or send us a note through our Contact Us form.