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All activities (unless otherwise noted) take place at:
Loomis Village
20 Bayon Drive
South Hadley, MA 01075
Call (413) 588-5102 for more information


Ongoing Fitness and Wellness Programs at Loomis Village

Residents enjoy morning and afternoon group exercises, osteo exercise, tai chi, movement group, swimming aqua classes in our 4-season indoor pool, self-directed workouts in the fitness room and pool, Mind Aerobics, monthly wellness chat with our Health Services Director, Lisa Ball. Keeping our bodies and minds in tune.


July 2019 Highlights

Doug Schmolze

  • Thursday July 4th, 7:15PM – Performing Arts Center
    • Enjoy this Independence Day concert with favorites from the American Songbook. A tenor and guitarist, Doug studied guitar and composition at the Berklee School of Music.

The Deerfield Trio

  • Saturday, July 6th, 3:00PM – Performing Arts Center.
    • Anthony Berner, violin, Mark Fraser, cello and Yu-Mei Wei, piano will perform Piano Trio in Eb Major Op. 70 no. 2 by Ludwig Von Beethoven and Piano Trio no. 2 in c minor Op. 66 by Felix Mendelssohn.

Coffee with Lauren

  • Wednesday July 10th, 2:30 PM – Phylly’s Café
    • Come and have a cup of coffee with CEO and President, Lauren Scruggs, who will share Loomis Communities Updates with residents.

Leadership Council

  • Monday, July 15th, 1:30PM– Performing Arts Center

Trivia Night

  • Thursday, July 18th, 7:00PM – Performing Arts Center

Tech Support Drop-in with Joe and Sabrina

  • Thursday, July 25th, 2:00PM – Conference Room

Loomis Village Sponsored Trips

Wednesday July 3rd – South Hadley Fireworks Wednesday, July 10th – Barrington Stage Company, Lenox

Saturday July 13th – Chester Theatre

Wednesday July 17th – Brewery Crawl with Joe and Josh

Thursday July 18th – New Britain Museum and Lunch at Wood-n-Tap

Tuesday, July 30th – Shakespeare and Company, Lenox


Loomis Village Resident Directed Events

  • The Writer’s Group
  • Theater Group
  • Poetry Group
  • Loomis Village Chorale Group
  • Current Issues
  • Bridge and Games
  • Omni Book Club
  • Better Together Group
  • Play Reading Group
  • Week-end Movies
  • Opera Matinees

Challenging Times Discussion Group - Challenging Times: A Mindful Centered Response: resident - led gathering “to explore ways to prepare ourselves emotionally and spiritually for our nation’s uncertain future.” Loomis Village residents meet regularly to share their group’s reflective experience.


Fitness and Wellness Programs

  • Exercise Classes and Osteo Exercise offered by trained instructors
  • Movement Group
  • Tai Chi
  • Meditation Group
  • Caregivers Support Group
  • Parkinson’s Support Group
  • Aqua Fitness
  • Aqua Walking Group
  • Aqua Yoga
  • Fitness Center Orientation
  • Mind Aerobics
  • Fully equipped Fitness Room and 4 season pool
  • Art Appreciation Video
  • Hymnal Singing Group
  • The Loomis Village Chorale Group
  • Resident Theater Group - seasonal
  • Monthly wellness topics

Prior Events

June 2019 Highlights

  • Sunday, June 2nd – Paul and Charlie
    • Enjoy this varied selection of musical favorites including songs from John Denver, Elvis, Louie Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and even some Polka!
  • Thursday, June 13 – “Meeting in a box” South Hadley Master Planners
  • Sunday, June 16th, Jerry Noble & Marlene Wong Concert
    • Jerry Noble and Marlene Wong join forces to focus on the songs of Kurt Weill (1900-1950), the most influential and versatile theatre composer of the 20th century; and whose great collaborators include Bertolt Brecht, the Group Theatre, Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, Maxwell Anderson, Ogden Nash, Oscar Hammerstein II, Langston Hughes, Alan Jay Lerner and Weill’s own wife and muse, Lotte Lenya.
  • Thursday, June 20th, Artist Reception for Betty Sheridan
  • Wednesday, June 26th, Loomis Village Annual Picnic
  • Friday June 28th, Adaskin String Trio
    • Since 1994 the Adaskin String Trio has won over audiences with exuberant playing and programming that blends classical masterpieces with unexpected treasures.

May 2019 Highlights

  • Wednesday, May 1st, May Day Celebration and Contra Dance
    • Tim Van Egmond leads this session of ‘folk dancing that’s fun and easy to learn; no partner or experience necessary and more like walking to music.” Selected dances will be done while seated. Sweet treats to eat as well!
  • Thursday, May 2nd, Artist Reception & Talk with Don David
  • Tuesday, May 7th, SHINE Vocational Dance Group leads Morning Movement
    • From the Berkshire Hills Music Academy, this group brings with them a true love and talent for performing dance, and a hope of inspiring their audiences to move with them.
  • Sunday, May 12th, Steven Page Piano Concert
  • Monday, May 13th,Spring Choral Concert, “Broadway and Beyond”
  • Wednesday, May 29th,“Edith Wharton: Life at the Mount,” with Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D.
    • Author of Edith Wharton at Home, Wilson discusses the historic home and the influences of Whatron’s inimitable spirit in its archetecture and design. Wine and Cheese to follow.

April 2019 Highlights

  • Tuesday, April 2nd, The Beatlemania Years, Mark S. Cartier
    • This presentation covers the first half of the Fab Four’s career, from the recording of the single Love Me Do to the release of their brilliant album “Revolver” What was their first #1 hit in America? What was the original title of the film “Help!”? Who was known as the “quiet Beatle”? Join Mark S. Cartier as he answers these questions and many more.
  • Thursday, April 4th, Antarctica Travelogue
    • South Hadley residents Bill and Lorain Giles invite you to share their adventures on the Antarctic Peninsula and surrounding islands – hiking in deep snow and high winds; kayaking in calm waters among gigantic and small icebergs; zipping around harbors in rubber zodiacs sighting seals, whales, and sea birds; and seeing, hearing, and smelling penguins.
  • Monday, April 8th, Citizens’ Climate Lobby
  • Tuesday, April 23th, The Eric Carle Story, Alix Kennedy, Executive Director
  • Friday, April 26th,How China’s Economic Challenges Are Driving the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Dr. Calvin Chen
  • Tuesday, April 30th, Connecticut River Conservation Commission

Loomis Village News Bites

Aging Parent Support

--May 2018 series on supporting Aging Parents. Read full arcticle here...


South Hadley High School

--Resident Rachel Tierney taught local High School students about Dementia. Read full article.--


Laughter Yoga at Loomis Village
Laughter Yoga at Loomis Village

--Team members and residents recently enjoyed Laughter Yoga with Robert Rivest.--


Loomis Village Resident 100th Birthday

--Celebrated an amazing Loomis Village resident’s 100th birthday with family and friends!--


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 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
Email: GThomes@loomiscommunities.org

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