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Applewood Upcoming Events

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All events (unless otherwise noted) take place at:
Applewood
1 Spencer Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
For more information call: (413) 253-9833


March 2019

Fitness with Brent

  • Every Monday and Wednesday at 10:15 A.M. in the Fitness Center
    • Brent, who is a licensed personal trainer, conducts a balance and strengthening program using hand weights and Thera bands.

Fitness with Althea

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 A.M. in the Fitness Center
    • Althea is an Applewood resident who has been certified to teach a “Silver Sneakers” class which consists of a variety of chair and standing exercises using hand weights, Thera bands and one’s own body weight.

Current Affairs

  • Every Friday at 4:00 P.M. in the Conference Room
    • Carlyn Immerman is the moderator for a discussion group regarding local and world events.

Upcoming Special March Event

Elder Legal Checkup

A Legal Checkup

  • Wednesday, March 6th, 11:00 AM
    • Get important information on topics that have an impact on you and your loved ones from attorney David G. Carlson, Esq. who specializes in elder law, estate planning, and real estate law from his practice in East Longmeadow.
      Please RSVP to Joshua Powers by calling (413) 588-5178 . Download our flyer for additional information.

Calendar Highlights March 2019

Friday Night Performance

  • Friday, March 1, 2019; at 8:00 P.M. in the Lobby
    • Steve Porter will perform on the piano.

Complimentary Continental Breakfast

  • Saturday, March 2, 2019; from 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. in the Tavern
    • Join your friends and neighbors for an Applewood complimentary breakfast. Go green and bring your own coffee mug.

Hilltown Community Health Centers

  • Saturday, March 2, 2019; at 10:30 A.M. in the Meeting Room
    • “Eliza Lake is the CEO of Hilltown Community Health Center (HCHC). She has been involved with the health center since 2010, first as a board member and then as the Director of Community Services and Grant Writer. She became CEO in July 2014. Previously, she worked as a consultant for ten years to state governments and New England non-profits in the area of long-term services and supports policy, was the Director of Community Supports and Services at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, and a District Aide for State Representative Stephen Kulik. Eliza has an MSW from Boston University and an AB from Harvard University. A native of Worthington, Eliza has been a patient of HCHC since 1981, and moved back to town with her husband and two small children in 2009 to take over her family’s farm, on which they raise beef cattle, hay, maple sap, chickens, and, occasionally, pigs.”

Metropolitan Opera Simulcast Presents: “La Fille du Regiment”

  • Saturday, March 2, 2019; Van Departs at 12:20 P.M. for the Cinemark Theater in Hadley
    • “Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis … Pour mon âme,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. And in an exciting piece of casting, stage and screen icon Kathleen Turner makes her Met debut in the speaking role of the Duchess of Krakenthorp. Enrique Mazzola conducts.”

Big Broadcast at Mount Holyoke College

  • Saturday, March 2, 2019; Van Departs at 6:45 P.M. for Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley
    • “Created and directed by Mount Holyoke College music faculty member Mark Gionfriddo, "The Big Broadcast!" is a re-creation of a live 1940's radio variety show featuring the Jazz Ensembles (Big Band Jazz, Vocal Jazz, and Chamber Jazz) performing well-known tunes from the swing era and the American Popular songbook. The annual production of "The Big Broadcast!" features a collection of well-known songs and hidden gems from the '30's, '40's, and '50's. For the last eleven years, the show has been emceed by Brian Lapis (WWLP-22 meteorologist) who plays the role of "Fred Kelley."
    • The annual performance project is rather unusual due to its production elements. Several jazz ensemble members serve as assistant producers and assist Gionfriddo in writing the script, which include Lapis's intros and a newscast as well as an original radio play for the second act. Commercials for authentic products are interspersed throughout and the theatrical event is performed in period dress, hair and makeup. The result is an entertaining and historically accurate concert event that has fascinated both students and the surrounding community for thirteen years.”

Applewood Players Present: “Burden of Proof”

  • Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. in the Dining Room
    • One act play written by David Neelon with Turi MacCombie and performed by several Applewood residents.

Issues in Amherst

  • Saturday, March 9, 2019; at 10:30 A.M. in the Meeting Room
    • Paul Bockelman, Amherst Town Manager will discuss Amherst projects and issues facing the city.

Valley Classical Concerts

  • Sunday, March 10, 2019; Van Departs at 2:15 P.M. for Sweeney Hall at Smith College
    • The Armada String Quartet will perform

Arcadia Players

  • Sunday, March 10, 2019; Van Departs at 6:55 P.M. for Grace Episcopal Church in Amherst
    • The players will perform and all Bach concert.

Historian As Fiction Writer

  • Saturday, March 16, 2019; at 10:30 A.M. in the Meeting Room
    • Former historian Gerald McFarland will read from and discuss his most recent novel, T.T. Mann, Ace Detective. The book is set in San Francisco, and offers a lively tour of the city by the Golden Gate. It has been described as a light hearted take on classic noir fiction, with art thieves, a crime kingpin, corrupt police, and an unlikely private detective. Professor McFarland spoke at Applewood about his transition from Historian to Novelist in November 2016.

Sunday Afternoon Performance

  • Sunday, March 17, 2019; at 4:00 P.M. in the Lobby
    • Heather Reichgott, Piano and a mezzo soprano will perform.

Empty Bowls Benefit for the Amherst Survival Center

  • Monday, March 18, 2019; Van Departs at 3:30 P.M. for The Pub in Amherst, MA
    • Join your Applewood friends and neighbors for a wonderful outing where Applewood’s Executive Chef will prepare a pot of soup to be included in the donations for this event.

Zea Mays Printmaking Shop

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019; at 10:30 A.M. in the Meeting Room
    • Pamela Crawford will discuss – “Zea Mays Printmaking is a studio, workshop, gallery, educational facility and research center dedicated to the safest and most sustainable printmaking practices available. We are continually researching exciting new techniques and products. We share this information through our workshops, consultations and private tutorials.”

Sunday Afternoon Concert

  • Sunday, March 24, 2019; at 4:00 P.M. in the Lobby
    • Monica Leverett, Toy Piano will perform.

Fine Arts Center Presents: “Ying Quartet”

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2019; at 7:30 P.M. in Bowker Auditorium at Umass, Amherst, MA
    • “The Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music in today's world.”

When Grandpa Took A Buffalo To Paris

  • Saturday, March 30, 2019; at 10:30 A.M. in the Meeting Room
    • Dr. Susan Brewer is the author of Why America Fights: Patriotism and War Propaganda from the Philippines to Iraq published by Oxford University Press and To Win the Peace: British Propaganda in the United States during World War II published by Cornell University Press. She received a master’s degree in International History at the London School of Economics and earned a Ph.D. in American history at Cornell University. For 25 years, she was as a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where she specialized in the history of American Foreign Relations. She recently retired from teaching and is now a full-time writer. Her current projects include work with veterans who use the arts and humanities to help them come home. "When Grandpa Took a Buffalo to Paris: Commemorating World War I in the Jazz Age" In 1927, World War I veterans from western New York State attended the American Legion Convention held in France. The Erie County delegation included the prize-winning Drum Corps, army nurses, my grandfather, and a live buffalo to be presented to the city of Paris from the city of Buffalo. The trip, dedicated to commemorating the Great War, would be both solemn and screwball.

Metropolitan Opera Simulcast Presents: “Die Walkure”

  • Saturday, March 30, 2019; Van Departs at 11:25 A.M. for the Cinemark Theater, Hadley, MA
    • “In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley and Michael Volle sing Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts.”

Valley Classical Concerts

  • Sunday, March 31, 2019; Van Departs at 2:15 P.M. for Sweeney Concert Hall, Smith College
    • Adaskin String Trio with Sally Pinkas, piano will perform.

Prior Events

Calendar Highlights February 2019

  • Saturday, February 2, 2019; Complimentary Continental Breakfast
    • Join your friends and neighbors for an Applewood complimentary breakfast. Go green and bring your own coffee mug.
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019; The Motherhood Wage Penalty
    • Joya Misra is Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts. She currently is Vice-President elect of the American Sociological Association. “My research and teaching primarily focus on social inequality, including inequalities by gender and gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexuality, nationality, citizenship, parenthood status, and educational level. I try to understand the role that policies play in both mediating and entrenching inequality, and my aim is to create more equitable societies. In all of my work, I consider how policies may work to both reinforce and lessen inequalities. My work primarily falls into the subfields of race/gender/class, political sociology, work & labor, family, and welfare states.”
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019; Metropolitan Opera Simulcast Presents: “Carmen”
    • “Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.”
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019; Big Broadcast at Mount Holyoke College
    • “Created and directed by Mount Holyoke College music faculty member Mark Gionfriddo, "The Big Broadcast!" is a re-creation of a live 1940's radio variety show featuring the Jazz Ensembles (Big Band Jazz, Vocal Jazz, and Chamber Jazz) performing well-known tunes from the swing era and the American Popular songbook. The annual production of "The Big Broadcast!" features a collection of well-known songs and hidden gems from the '30's, '40's, and '50's. For the last eleven years, the show has been emceed by Brian Lapis (WWLP-22 meteorologist) who plays the role of "Fred Kelley."
      The annual performance project is rather unusual due to its production elements. Several jazz ensemble members serve as assistant producers and assist Gionfriddo in writing the script, which include Lapis's intros and a newscast as well as an original radio play for the second act. Commercials for authentic products are interspersed throughout and the theatrical event is performed in period dress, hair and makeup. The result is an entertaining and historically accurate concert event that has fascinated both students and the surrounding community for thirteen years.”
  • Sunday, February 3, 2019; Jennifer Allen Student Recital
    • Student will perform accompanied by Nina Turkington, piano.
  • Sunday, February 3, 2019; Super Bowl LIII
    • Join your friends for an exciting game with mocktails and munchies provided by Applewood. You may bring your own “cocktails”.
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019; Ask Rob Forum
    • Robert Claflin, Executive Director of Applewood will present an overview of Applewood goals for 2019 and answer your questions.
  • Friday, February 8, 2019; Aaron Diehl: Paradoxes in Performance
    • “Jazz pianist Aaron Diehl takes us through a tour of how classical and jazz traditions intersect and influence each other with a program that includes works by Satie, Prokofiev, Glass, Ellington, and many more.”
  • Friday, February 8, 2019; Arcadia Players Presents: Celebrity Concert for Two Lutes
    • Virtuoso Music from Italy and England
  • Sunday, February 10, 2019; Music at Amherst Chamber Series: Mnozil Brass: Cirque
    • “Mnozil Brass, bringing musical virtuosity mixed with their own special kind of comedy. Later that month we are joined by Nicole Mitchell, hailed by the Chicago Reader’s Peter Margasak as the “greatest living flutist in jazz.” Mitchell and her Black Earth Ensemble, with new collaborators Tatsu Aoki (bass, shamisen, taiko) and Kojiro Umezaki (shakuhachi), offer Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds, which uses science fiction to address the question, “What would a world look like that is truly egalitarian, with advanced technology that is in tune with nature?”
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019; Boston Museum of Fine Arts: “Ansel Adams in Our Time”
    • “Ansel Adams in Our Time” traces the iconic visual legacy of Ansel Adams (1902–1984), presenting some of his most celebrated prints, from a symphonic view of snow-dusted peaks in The Tetons and Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (1942) to an aerial shot of a knotted roadway in Freeway Interchange, Los Angeles (1967). The exhibition looks both backward and forward in time: his black-and-white photographs are displayed alongside prints by several of the 19th-century government survey photographers who greatly influenced Adams, as well as work by contemporary artists whose modern-day concerns centered on the environment, land rights, and the use and misuse of natural resources point directly to Adams’ legacy.”…
  • Saturday, February 23, 2017; New England Folklore
    • George Naughton will discuss New England Folklore.
  • Sunday, February 24, 2019; Applewood Sunday Concert
    • Aaron Civic, guitar will perform.
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019; Dinner at the Delaney House
    • Join your friends and neighbors for a dinner at the Delaney Grill which offers the best fine dining steakhouse experience in Western Massachusetts. The chef-selected menu also features a delicious selection of fish, pork, chicken, gluten free and vegetarian options.

Calendar Highlights

January 2019

  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019; Wednesday Lecture Series: History of the Supreme Court
    • This lecture is a video session taught by a California Professor and will begin with the debate concerning establishment of the Court and then focus on its major decisions.
  • Saturday, January 5, 2019; Complimentary Continental Breakfast
    • Join your friends and neighbors for an Applewood complimentary breakfast. Go green and bring your own coffee mug.
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019; Metropolitan Opera Simulcast Presents: “Adriana Lecouvreur”
    • “Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana's lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar's staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater, premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where the Guardian praised the "elegant production, sumptuously designed ... The spectacle guarantees a good night out."
  • Sunday, January 13, 2019; Valley Classical Concerts
    • Peter Serkin will perform on the piano.
  • Thursday, January 16, 2019; Applewood Annual Meeting of the Association
    • You will have the opportunity to vote on the slate of officers proposed by the Nominating Committee at 9:30 A.M. in the Lobby.
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019; “Over the Bridge”
    • “Bella Halsted is a painter and writer living in Amherst MA. After college and graduate work on the West coast, she taught literature and writing in Italy and New York City for many years, before moving to Amherst for an advanced degree in international education. Staying on after her degree, she began teaching basic writing and freshmen courses in nonformal programs for adults, while working with the American Friends Service Committee and the Peace Development Fund and, recently, the Markham/Nathan Fund of Northampton MA.”
  • Sunday, January 20, 2019; Six Cellos Perform
    • Wednesday, January 23, 2019; Alina’s Restaurant
    • Join your friends and neighbors for a wonderful meal out.
  • Thursday, January 24 2019; Aaron Diehl: Paradoxes in Performance
    • Willie Hill, Director of Umass Fine Arts will be the speaker and this will be his final engagement before retiring in February.
  • Friday, January 25, 2019; Panopera Presents: “Sweeney Todd”
    • “2019 marks the 40th Anniversary of Sondheim’s masterpiece, Sweeney Todd. Winner of Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score, the work has been equally at home in the world’s opera houses. In keeping with this tradition, Panopera will present Sweeney Todd with its full, original orchestration and a cast of singing actors also equally at home on the musical and operatic stage.”
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019; The Support and Encouragement of New Inventions
    • “Since 1996, Phil Weilerstein has been the chief executive of VentureWell, a US- based non-profit formed to stimulate and support the incorporation of innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education. From the beginning, Phil’s focus for VentureWell has been to help bring science and technology innovations to commercial scale. He’s accomplished this goal by designing and overseeing programs that encourage curricular innovation and venture creation, provide resources and training for faculty and student entrepreneurs, and develop community through conferences and workshops for faculty and students. Phil is a Founder and Past Chair of the ASEE Entrepreneurship Division and a recipient of the 2008 Price Foundation Innovative Entrepreneurship Educators Award, the 2014 Engineering Entrepreneurship Pioneers Award from ASEE, and the 2016 Deshpande Symposium Award for Outstanding Contributions to Advancing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education. Phil attended the University of Massachusetts where he was a co-founder of a biotechnology company developing naturally occurring pest control products.”
  • Sunday, January 27, 2019; Arcadia Viols
    • This is a preview of a concert the group will give at Folger Library, Washington D.C. in February.
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019; “The Caring and Feeding of the Brian”
    • The Applewood Wellness Program has asked Kate Tyler, Community Relations, Homewatch Caregivers will continue the discussion on The Odyssey of Homer Brain Health.
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2019; Coffee with Loomis CEO Lauren Scruggs
    • Lauren will present an overview of the Loomis Communities goals for 2019 and answer questions you may have.

December 2018

  • Saturday, December 1, 2018; Complimentary Continental Breakfast
    • Join your friends and neighbors for an Applewood complimentary breakfast. Go green and bring your own coffee mug.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018; Recycling In Amherst and Elsewhere
    • Mimi Kaplan, Research Assistant at Umass Amherst will discuss the Amherst Carbon Foot Print along with surrounding towns.
  • Sunday, December 2, 2018; Mt. Holyoke Christmas Vespers
    • The college Choral Ensembles and the Chamber Jazz, Vocal Jazz and English Handbell ensembles will once again present their holiday singing. The theme this year is “On a Winter’s Night” and musical selections include images of stars, dreams, and memories and the magic and wonder of the season.
  • Sunday, December 2, 2018; The Bamidele Dancers and Drummers
    • “The Bamidele Dancers & Drummers are from Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean. They are dedicated to the preservation of African and African rooted cultures through dance, music and song.”
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018; Dinner at Food 101
    • Join your friends and neighbors for a scrumptious meal.
  • Thursday, December 6, 2018; Ask Rob
    • Quarterly meeting with Rob Claflin, Executive Director of Applewood will answer your questions and give an update regarding Loomis Communities business.
  • Friday, December 7, 2018; Music at Amherst Series Presents: Seuentia
    • Monks Singing Pagans.
  • Saturday, December 8, 2018; Author of the Loom
    • Therese Chehade is an Arab American novelist who lives in Amherst, MA and teaches English language education.
  • Sunday, December 9, 2018; Stephen Page: Piano
    • Listen to the musical repertoire of Stephen Page
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018; Chimes Ring Out
    • A musical performance by the Applewood Chimers, conducted by Hampshire College student, Mel Jordan.
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018; Wilson’s Department Store Trip
    • Join your friends and neighbors for a shopping trip to one of the last family owned department stores and dine at Hope & Olive for lunch.
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018; Educational Programming: Refunds and Estate Planning
    • Tom McRae, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones of Amherst and Valerie Vignaux, Associate Attorney of Estate Planning & Elder Law of Bacon & Wilson will discuss the topic of estate planning.
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018; Metropolitan Simulcast presents: “La Traviata”
    • “Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 19th-century setting that change with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time since 2015 to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love. Later performances feature Anita Hartig, Stephen Costello, Artur Ruciński, and Plácido Domingo.”
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018; Piano 4 Hand
    • Greg Hayes and Heather Reichgott will perform
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018; Hearing Aid Clinic
    • Alison Holmberg, MS, CCA-A/SLP from Hampshire Hearing Services will be at Applewood to assist you. Sign up at the front desk.
  • Friday, December 21, 2018; Arcadia Players’ Present: Handel – Messiah
    • “Please join us once again for our annual, signature performance of Handel’s Messiah, illuminated by our expert ensemble of soloists, singers, and period instrumentalists. Messiah amply deserves its widespread reputation and its unique place in the musical life of Western Massachusetts.”
  • Sunday, December 23, 2018; Marion Barouche
    • Alice Robbins and the group will perform pieces by Bach.

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 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.

Rehabilitation

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

Rehabilitation is available at the following Loomis Community:

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.

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
Email: GThomes@loomiscommunities.org

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