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Friends, activities, security and the food are all part of that.”
Bill & Dottie Schirmer

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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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First-responders, Edgewood pair up for dementia training

NORTH ANDOVER — Would you know what to do if you came across someone who couldn't tell you their name or where they came from? What if it was an emergency situation? Recently, North Andover firefighters sat down with representatives from Edgewood Retirement Community to learn how to navigate the waters of responding to calls to assist people with...

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Edgewood Residents Fund Scholarships for Local Children

North Andover Youth and Recreation Services Recipients of Charitable Donation Three local children were awarded the opportunity to spend the summer engaged in fun, educational activities at the North Andover Youth and Recreation Services Summer Camp thanks to the generosity of the residents of Edgewood. On Thursday, Demi Tetrault, Assistant...

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