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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.


November 2018 Highlights

Karen Jackson, Esq, Elder Law and Estate Planning

  • Thursday, November 1st, 3:30PM – Performing Arts Center
    • Karen will be discussing “The Power of Trusts & Life Estate Deeds”. Bring your questions! Karen is a devoted elder law expert.

Ignact Gaydomovich, cello with Cihan Yucel

  • Sunday, November 4th, 2:00PM – Performing Arts Center

Election Returns on the Big Screen with Friends

  • Tuesday, November 6th, 6:30PM – Performing Arts Center

Peregrine Road, Karen Axelrod, piano, and Rachel Bell, accordion

  • Wednesday, November 14th, 2:30PM – Performing Arts Center

Reunion Project Grand Opening

  • Monday, November 20th, 7:30PM – Main Hallway

Dr. Muhammed Saleem Bajwa

  • Wednesday, November 28th, 1:00PM – Performing Arts Center

Loomis Village Sponsored Trips

Saturday Nov 3rd – Chrysanthemum Show at Smith Greenhouse

Thursday Nov 8th – Yumi Kurosawa Koto at FAC, UMass

Saturday Nov 10th – Black Cat Theater Presents: “Wizard of Oz”

Sunday Nov 11th – Neave Piano Trio, Smith College, Sweeney Concert Hall

Tuesday, Nov 13th – Speaker, Ijeoma Oluo, “The Only Way Out is Through, Solidarity & Accountability”

Thursday Nov 15th – Springfield Public Forum, “Keep it Civil”

Friday Nov 16th – Ben’s New Resident Orientation

Sunday Nov 18th – Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra

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

October 2018 Highlights

  • Bulb Forcing Workshop with Ann Donihue, White Flower Farm
    • Wednesday October 10th, 10:45am, Auditorium
  • Won’t You Be My Neighbor part of Cutting Edge Cinema Series
    • Wednesday October 10th, 7:30pm, Auditorium
  • Stephen Collins, “Butterfly”, Portrayal of artist James Whistler/h3>
    • Sunday, October 14th, 2:30pm, Auditorium
  • Barbara Ito, “Anthropologist Gone Native: Thirty Years in Japan”
    • Saturday, October 20th, 2:00pm, Auditorium
  • Berkshire Hills Academy Troupe
    • Sunday, October 21st, 2:30pm, Auditorium

September 2018 Highlights

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018; Piano for Four Hands, performed by Greg Hayes and Heather Reichgott
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018; The Reunion Project with Lora Brody, Visiting Research Associate at the Women’s Study Research Center of Brandeis University. www.thereunionproject.org
    • At last the reunion is happening! Women who signed up to participate please bring along a photo of your younger self for Lora, and remember, there’s a photo shoot. Participants will also be responding to questions about how their perspective has changed over time, thus, “reuniting” with their younger selves
  • Thursday, September 13, 2018; 2:30pm, Diversity, presented by Idelia Smith, Holyoke Community College, Affirmative Action Officer
  • Thursday, September 13, 2018; Art Exhibit Celebrating the Works of Ruth Berman Reception, Loomis Village Resident
  • Thursday September 20, 2018; Residents’ Birthday Celebration with Blue Moon Ensemble
  • Sunday September 23, 2018; Adaskin String Quartet

August 2018 Highlights

  • Thursday, August 2, 2018; Northampton Jazz Trio
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2018; 7:15pm, Art Reception
  • Sunday, August 19, 2018; Piano for Four Hands performed by Greg Hayes and Heather Reichgott
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2018; Massachusetts Senate Candidates’ Forum
  • Tuesday August 28, 2018; Community Outreach for The Loomis Communities, presented by Carol Constant, Director of Community Engagement
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018; Computer Forum, presented by Joe Paul and Sabrina Fillion, The Loomis Communities’ IT Dept.
  • Thursday August 30, 2018; Residents’ Birthday Celebration

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 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