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Friends, activities, security and the food are all part of that.”
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Supportive Care: How to choose assisted living or memory support

Supportive Care: How to choose assisted living or memory support

Ten steps to finding the right community for someone you love If someone you love is struggling with some of the basic activities of daily living — whether due to physical limitations, general cognitive decline or memory problems associated with the early stages of dementia — you may be concerned about whether it’s safe for them to continue...

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Five Downsizing Tips for Seniors

Five Downsizing Tips for Seniors

“What am I going to do with all this stuff?” If that’s a question that has crossed your mind lately, you’re not alone. At Edgewood, we don’t consider downsizing a chore. In fact, many members of our community were able to find joy in this endeavor as excitement for their move to the community began to build. In this post, you’ll find downsizing...

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The Small House Model of Assisted Living Explained

You may have come across the term “small house model” on your search for Assisted Living for your loved one. It’s a forward-thinking approach to caregiving and enhancing the wellbeing of older adults, yet many communities have failed to commit the time and resources necessary to evolve from the traditional, more institutionalized model of...

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See How We’re Redefining Assisted Living at The Woodlands Inn

You may have heard about how The Woodlands Inn at Edgewood Retirement Community is changing the way people think about Assisted Living in Massachusetts. Now you can see what makes the community so different from other local Assisted Living options. Watch the video below to get a first look at The Woodlands Inn and learn more about the community’s...

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Learn Valuable Strategies for Dementia Care

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be many things: stressful, demanding, exhausting. One thing it is not is easy. And while we can’t promise to make providing dementia care easy for you, we can offer ways to make it more manageable. For example, did you know that, according to Alzheimers.net, you can use music to enhance memory recall in...

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Assisted Living Resources to Aid Your Search

One of the most important things you’ll do as a caregiver is help your loved one find the Assisted Living community where all their daily care needs will be met. Our priority is making sure you have all the information you need to make the decision that’s best for your loved one. As such, we’ve compiled eight of the most helpful Assisted Living...

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What Is Assisted Living in Massachusetts? A Local Guide to Senior Living Terms

That moment when you find the right independent living or assisted living community, whether for yourself or for your loved one, feels so rewarding. But the journey to finding the community that’s the perfect fit is seldom a straightforward one. There’s sure to be twists, turns and various terms you’ve never encountered before, but will need to...

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Why Respite Care Is Important for Seniors and Their Caregivers

As a partner in caregiving for so many people in the Merrimack Valley, we enjoy getting to know the seniors we serve and their families. We take pride in being the ones families trust when they have questions about how best to meet their loved one’s needs. Lately, Respite Care services seem to be of particular interest to caregivers. In fact,...

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The Woodlands Inn Earns State Assisted Living Certification

We’re pleased to announce that, in May 2019, we received the distinction of certified Assisted Living Residence from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA). Though an intensive process, it’s one our team agreed was vital to uphold our commitment to providing seniors in North Andover with the highest quality Assisted Living services at The...

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The Meadows Health Center Named Best Nursing Home

The Meadows Named One of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes What does it mean to stand out among a group of 15,000 of the nation’s nursing care communities? For the Edgewood family, it means going above and beyond to provide care and support programs that meet each resident’s specific needs. Recently, our community has been...

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