THE MEADOWS HEALTH CENTER
Award-winning, personalized healthcare services in a home-like setting
When researching medical care for yourself or a family member, you want to be assured that they receive the very best care in a comfortable and caring environment. The Meadows Health Center provides award-winning, short-term rehabilitation services, respite care, and long-term nursing home care, with priority admission given to Edgewood senior living community members as part of their LifeCare plan. We also welcome referrals from the community at large.
Built as a skilled nursing center with both private and semi-private rooms, The Meadows’ inviting lounges, soothing home-like décor, and open-concept floor plan offer lots of natural light and views of our beautiful, countryside campus.
Medicare and private pay are accepted.
Short-term rehabilitation services (inpatient and outpatient)
When an illness, injury or surgery has set you back, Edgewood’s personalized rehabilitation services can help you achieve your goals for restoring health and getting back to your life with regained strength, function, mobility, and self-care skills.
In addition to Edgewood’s state-of-the-art therapeutic facilities, patients enjoy Edgewood’s acclaimed culinary services with delicious meals served in an elegant, restaurant-style dining room with an inviting fireplace and relaxing lounge areas.
Medicare, private pay, and some insurance plans are accepted.
“I came to Edgewood and the Meadows for rehabilitation after my hip replacement surgery. I had experienced a lot of other care facilities during my wife’s illness, but the Meadows surpassed them all. My therapy was particularly impressive. When I returned home after 11 short days, I felt in complete control. Everyone at Edgewood was so helpful and friendly and the food was quite good. In fact, I was a little disappointed when it came time to go home!” – Ted Nowell
New England’s only Hearthstone-certified Center of Excellence for memory care
Caring for a person suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is never easy. Even harder is making the decision to have someone else care for them. It’s important to know they’ll be in good hands. Edgewood has been certified by the Hearthstone Foundation as a Center of Excellence for the third year in a row. We are one of only 10 Hearthstone-certified Centers of Excellence in the U.S. and the only one in New England.
Every member of Edgewood’s dedicated staff is trained in the Hearthstone Foundation’s* “I’m Still Here”™ approach that employs the latest in memory care techniques to help create a calming, therapeutic environment.
The Meadows’ Garden View wing provides a warm, welcoming home-like environment with specialized memory care in a secure, thoughtfully designed environment. Special features include personalized memory boxes outside all rooms, a circular layout to allow residents to navigate freely and safely explore their surroundings, a family-style kitchen, and two outdoor courtyards. Activities are developed by a Certified Recreational Therapist and are provided 12 hours each day.
We are certified by the State of Massachusetts as a Certified Dementia Special Care Unit.
*The Hearthstone Foundation is a Massachusetts-based, internationally recognized organization dedicated to making a difference for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other cognitive issues. For more information, visit TheHearth.org.
Skilled Nursing Care
Personalized care in a warm and comfortable environment
Whether care is needed on a short- or long-term basis, Edgewood’s caring, highly trained staff members can provide person-centered care at The Meadows Health Center.
Known for providing care with respect and kindness, our compassionate caregivers focus on resident comfort and enabling residents to enjoy their highest possible quality of life. Each day brings something new, with a variety of activities from which to choose; nutritious, delicious meal selections carefully prepared by our culinary services team; and meaningful recreational activities.
Medicare and private pay are accepted.
“The staff here is just outstanding. They are well-trained, helpful, willing, and polite. I am still able to live in our Edgewood apartment while my wife receives the skilled care she needs at the Meadows. Living here has worked out ideally for us, and we are both proud to call this community home.” — Gus Crusius
A well-deserved break for family caregivers
Supporting our members, participants and patients includes providing support for their family caregivers who may be shouldering the main responsibility for their care. The Meadows provides expert short-term respite care to both Edgewood senior living community members and families from the greater community. This service enables family caregivers to take care of their personal needs and other responsibilities — or simply take a well-deserved rest.
Private pay is accepted.
Compassionate, expert care at the end of life
Individuals facing a life-limiting illness deserve to be in a place that is comfortable and homelike. The Sunset Suite at the Meadows is a warm, private suite that comfortably accommodates a resident and his or her family members while receiving hospice care. The beautiful sunset views from the west-facing windows allow them to spend their last days together with dignity and tranquility. Our compassionate caregivers — all of whom have completed ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium) training — focus on resident comfort and quality of life.
Hospice services can also be provided in a resident’s apartment or cottage home.
Private pay and hospice coverage are accepted.
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