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All events, unless otherwise noted take place at :
Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing
807 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109
For additional information please call Marketing at: (413) 355-5803

Assisted Living Activities Calendar

Independent Living Activities Calendar

Upcoming Special March Event

Elder Legal Checkup

A Legal Checkup

  • Wednesday, March 20th, 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.

February Highlights

The Metropolitan Opera – “Carmen”

  • Saturday, February 2, 2019 – Resident Trip
    • Spending a day at the opera, 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.

Rightsizing / Staging Your Home

  • Monday, February 4, 2019 – 11:00AM – Longfellow Room
    • Come learn from industry professionals about the best way to de-clutter and stage your home before putting it on the market for sale! Event will be interactive, with guests learning just how much space they actually use on a daily basis.

Email Bomb Threat Scams

  • Thursday, February 7, 2019 – 11:00AM – Longfellow Room
    • Studies have shown seniors who engage with technology tend to live longer and maintain greater mental acuity. Join Stan Prager of GoGeeks Computer Rescue in East Longmeadow to learn how to get the most out of your technology experience – and stay safe from criminals seeking to prey upon you online!

Learning in Later Life – What’s Inside Your Family Album?

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – 1:30PM – Longfellow Room
    • Could you tell your story with only two photographs? Or would you need 5, 10 or more to capture it all? Rabbi Mark Shapiro has told the story of the Jews in 18 photos! In your afternoon together, view his images, ask questions, and imagine what images you might use to express who you are

The Basketball Hall of Fame

  • Saturday, February 2, 2019 – Resident Trip
    • Home to more than three hundred exhibits, and hundreds of hall of famers, the Basketball Hall of Fame honors those who came before. Springfield is proud to be called the birthplace of basketball, and the Hall of Fame honors that heritage.

Call 413-355-5880 to make a reservation for any of our programs.

Recurring Weekly Events


9:00 AM Chair Aerobics – A seated cardio workout, you can burn calories from a chair coached by our fitness trainer & Recreation Coordinator Cheryl Ruggirelli.

10:30 AM Writing Group meets - Short stories, memoirs, poems, a book…you choose what to write in this supportive, friendly environment offering peer reviews.

2:00 PM Current Events - Different subject matters are up for discussion. Share ideas and opinions without the need for agreement or answers!

6:30 PM Knitting and Crocheting – residents gather to share various knitting and crocheting


8:30 AM Core Exercise - Core exercise focuses on the center of your body to help stabilize your core strengthening your back and abdominal muscles keeping you strong, helps to prevent injury, taught by Cheryl Ruggirelli.


10:00 AM Sit and Stretch with Debby - A work-out that makes your body feel good as you stretch, you become more flexible and this activity can give you quick energy.

3:00 PM Tai Chi - Instructed by Brian Kean of Total Care Acupuncture, this gentile form of exercise can help maintain strength, flexibility and balance.


8:30 AM Core Exercise- Core exercise focuses on the center of your body to help stabilize your core strengthening your back and abdominal muscles keeping you strong, helps to prevent injury the class is taught by Cheryl Ruggirelli.

9:45 AM Chair Yoga- Experience the benefits of gentle yoga from the comfort of your chair guided by Tara Rahkola.

10:30 AM Coffee Social- Join residents in Twains Café for pasties and conversation.

2:00 PM Ted Talks- Resident Dan Marx hosts a video series that features different topics


8:30 AM Men’s breakfast - Meet in Twain’s Café; enjoy a variety of breakfast foods and great company.

9:00 AM Chair Aerobics - A seated cardio workout, you can burn calories from a chair coached by our fitness trainer & Recreation Coordinator Cheryl Ruggirelli.

Saturdays - Longfellow room

12:00 PM Duplicate Bridge

4:00 PM Ping Pong

Prior Events

January Highlights

  • Monday, January 7, 2019 – Performance: Adam Bergeron
    • Adams, musical experiences transcend the boundaries of a typical classical pianist. Over the past 25 years he’s studied classical performance composition, earing a scholarship to attend the University of Massachusetts, all the while being inspired by and exploring various modern artists and genres.
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019 – SHINE Program: Curious about Medicare and Medicare Advantage Coverage?
    • This program will help you learn about health insurance options and help you evaluate if your current choices are appropriate for you today. The presentation will cover:
      • What traditional Medicare does and does not cover
      • Difference between Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan
      • Difference between a Medicare Supplement and a Medicare Advantage plan
      • Options for Medicare supplements, estimated costs
      • Part D drug coverage – how plans differ and do you need one?
      • When you can switch from one plan to another; should you switch?
      • How to insure you can see the providers of your choice

      Individual sessions will be held after the presentation to help you evaluate your needs and options.

  • Friday, January 18, 2019 – The Springfield Museums
    • Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, the Springfield Museums offer access to five world class museums, including the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture garden, all with a single admission. Residents will also be able to tour the Springfield Science Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Springfield History.
  • Friday, January 21, 2019 – Entertainment with Noah Lis
    • Noah has received many recognitions and awards throughout his young career including the prestigious John Philip Souza Band Award. He's also performed out in NYC for America's Got Talent 2000 seat audience and has auditioned for American Idol 3 times. He even appeared on Season 6 of The Voice. In June 2009, he was named one of "Western Massachusetts most Talented Teens" by the Springfield Republican News. Currently, Noah is in his senior year of college as a music major. He is a Deans List student and performs 1st chair with the Westfield State Wind Symphony, 1st chair with the Westfield State Big Band, along with 3 other Jazz ensembles. He is also working with an entertainment manager to broaden his career.

December Highlights

In partnership with Springfield College, Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing is hosting the following class. Please feel free to join in, should you not already be a member, to learn more about the program and sample a course offering.

  • Tuesday December 4th, 2018 10:30am-noon Longfellow Room : Learning in Later Lecture: Rev Dr. Robert Loesch
    • Edith Wharton was one of the most popular America women authors during the first 40 years of the 20th century. Bob will tell her story, growing up in Manhattan and then designing, building and financing her estate, The Mount in Lenox. Wharton wrote over 40 books in 40 years starting in 1895 and ending with her death in Paris in 1937. As a former professional tour guide at The Mount, Bob has a wealth of information about Wharton’s life.
  • Friday December 21, 2018 7:00pm Longfellow Room; Performance: Sarah The Fiddler
    • Sarah Michal needs no introduction for the Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing residents. She has performed in the community many times. For people who have not had the pleasure of listening to Sarah play the fiddle, let's just say you are in for a treat. The moment her bow touches the strings, Sarah’s passion for the music is evident. Sarah combines classical, bluegrass, and Celtic music to create a unique style and sound. Sarah has performed with numerous orchestras, bands and theater groups. Join Sara and her friends as they perform a program they call the “Ho Ho Ho Down!”

November Highlights

  • Thursday November 8, 2018; Lecture: Low Vision and You
    • Select Rehab’s occupational therapists will discuss low vision environmental modifications, how vision effects balance and visual aides to enhance your quality of life.

In partnership with Springfield College, Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing is hosting the following class. Please feel free to join in, should you not already be a member, to learn more about the program and sample a course offering.

  • Friday November 9 2018 10:Learning in Later Lecture: The Social Justice History of Springfield College
    • Springfield College Professor of Communication Marty Dobrow, a national award winning writer, will discuss some of the little known history of Springfield College. The college is known for a number of things, the birth place of basketball, its longstanding connection to the YMCA and its commitment to community service, this lecture will focus on the schools longstanding commitment to social justice. The school took in Japanese-American students directly from internment camps during World War 2, and the school had varsity sports for women well ahead of the passage of Title IX. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared on campus in 1964 at the apex of his fame and the civil rights movement. Join us to learn more about social justice and Springfield College.

  • Wednesday November 14 2018; Special event: Eating Mindful - Not Mindless
    • Join us for a lecture on how to enjoy the holidays and still maintain a healthy diet. Registered Dietician Phyllis J Famularo, Senior Manger Nutrition Services for Sodexo will give some great tips on how to prepare healthy holiday foods. Cooking demonstrations with tastings will be offered and kitchen and community tours will be available. RSVP by Wednesday November 7th to secure your spot.
  • Thursday November 15, 2018; Lecture: “Norway-More than Vikings and Fjords” with Amy Dane
    • Amy Dane, local lecturer on global travel and art, shares some interesting stories about Norway, its history and beauty. Norway is the land of trolls, Vikings, treasures and some of the most breathtaking scenery on earth. Experience its history from medieval raiders and traders to occupation and defiance during WWII. Explore art by Edvard Munch and an outdoor sculpture park showcasing the entire career of Gustav Vigeland. The presentation will conclude with a slide show set to music ranging from Edvard Grieg to modern pop.
  • Friday November 16, 2018; Program: Dementia Friendly- what does it mean?
    • Loomis staff members Carol Constant and Bridget Finney discuss the Dementia Friends global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Developed by the Alzheimer’s Society in the United Kingdom, the Dementia Friends initiative is underway in Massachusetts. Loomis is part of this initiative, helping everyone in our community to understand what dementia is and how it affects people. With this knowledge, each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia.
  • Friday November 16, 2018; Celebration of Life:
    • Please join us as we celebrate Loomis Lakesides at Reeds Landing Family & Friends who have passed away, organized by our licensed social worker Gabriel Thomes. Come see the Memory Quilt, which will be on display, honoring our former residents. RSVP at the front desk starting November 20th (413-782-1800). Limited Seating will be available.
  • Friday November 30, 2018; Entertainment: Snapback Group
    • The four members of Snapback recreate classic tunes from the 60’s, 70’s, and more; all of your favorites like California Dreamin’, Blue Bayou, Please Mr. Postman, Happy Together, and Black Water, just to name a few. Snapback offers expertly arranged vocals and the beloved, familiar harmonies that propelled great songs to the classic, timeless, platinum-selling status that they still are known for today. Your spirits will be instantly lifted, you won’t be able to stop smiling, and you will fall in love with the unique sound of Snapback.

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 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.


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

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