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 findneighbors 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.
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.
What is memory care or Alzheimer’s care?
Memory care and Alzheimer’s care are available at the following Loomis Community:
Alzheimer’s disease is a specific form of memory impairment, and The Loomis Communities is pleased to offer special
care for those with Alzheimer’s and other memory impairing conditions. Loomis House provides care for people with Alzheimer’s
disease and related memory impairments in secured, skilled nursing neighborhoods with programming designed to meet their specialized
Skilled Nursing Care
What do all of these terms mean: home care, skilled nursing care, licensed skilled care, and long-term care?
Skilled nursing care and rehabilitation are available at the following Loomis Communities:
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 and Loomis House offer 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
What is rehabilitation, skilled rehabilitation, or short-term rehabilitation?
Rehabilitation is available at the following Loomis Communities:
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,
Both our of nursing centers at Loomis House and Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing are Medicare and Medicaid-certified, and provide short-term
rehabilitation and long-term care in well-appointed private or semi-private rooms. Loomis House was the second nursing home in the
nation to receive 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 House nursing center, please contact: