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Compassionate, empowering, personalized care

At The Meadows Health Center on Edgewood’s campus in North Andover, Massachusetts, residents receive the kind of personalized care one would expect from family members because, to us, they are family. Whether providing short-term rehabilitation, advanced memory support, or long-term skilled nursing care, Edgewood’s dedicated team members foster a culture of caring. We take the time to get to know each resident on a personal level — their history, interests, abilities, and preferences — and provide an environment that offers choices and empowers residents to live every day with a sense of joy, purpose, and accomplishment.

“I would like to thank everyone at The Meadows again for five weeks of wonderful care for my mom. I don’t know what I would have done without everyone’s support! The staff is so caring, and I never felt like I was wasting their time when I called, day or night. I’m so pleased I chose The Meadows for my mom. With all the medical care and a lot of love, she has come through. We are so lucky!”

—J. F.

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Services And Features

An uplifting environment. Engaging programs.

The Meadows is designed to be an uplifting environment that’s easy for residents to navigate. You’ll find open-concept common areas with large windows and abundant natural light, a central glass-enclosed courtyard that can be enjoyed in all seasons, beautiful gardens to explore, and views of our picturesque campus and its natural setting. And, at every level of care, our dedicated staff work to make sure each individual is empowered to achieve their highest level of independence and experience a sense of autonomy and purpose.

Other services and features include:

  • Personalized plan of care
  • High staff-to-resident ratio
  • On-site physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Experienced staff and medical personnel available 24/7
  • Farm-to-table culinary services
  • Glass-enclosed courtyard with water feature, pergola, gardens and tables
  • Serenity Spa with sensory activities
  • Access to Edgewood Lifelong Learning programs, performances, and other campus activities as able
  • Ability to participate in Edgewood resident groups such as the choir
  • 24/7 security
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Private & Semi-Private Suites

A comfortable place to call their own.

Most resident suites at The Meadows Health Center are private, though some semi-private suites are available. All have attached bathrooms and features that help create a warm, home-like environment. Residents are also welcome to bring their own furniture and décor to further customize their suites.

  • Built-in cabinetry
  • Flat-screen television
  • Carpeted floors
  • Large windows that open for fresh air
  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning
  • Private bathroom

Culinary Services

Fresh. Customized. Delicious.

Maintaining an appetite can be a challenge as we age. But having fresh, delicious, visually appealing meals can help. Residents at The Meadows Health Center enjoy the exceptional chef-prepared, farm-to-table dining experience Edgewood is known for, served in an elegant, restaurant-style dining room. Residents choose from the same menus offered in our independent living dining venues and Edgewood’s chef oversees preparation. Meals can be personalized to accommodate individual preferences, specific dietary requirements, and special requests. Room service is also available.

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Respite Care

Respite Care

Temporary care for seniors

Short-term senior respite stays at The Meadows are designed to provide temporary care for seniors while their family caregivers take care of personal needs, tend to other responsibilities, or simply take a well-deserved break. While a guest at The Meadows Health Center, your loved one will have the opportunity to participate in our programs, receive therapy services if needed, and enjoy Edgewood’s exceptional cuisine — all in a beautiful, uplifting environment.

Hospice Care


Compassion, dignity, and respect.

When facing the end of life, it can be helpful to have trained, caring, and compassionate professionals at hand. Hospice care at The Meadows Health Center at Edgewood provides a tranquil environment for families to gather and spend time with their loved one. Our team is nearby if needed, but always respects family privacy and the wishes and dignity of the individual.

To inquire about hospice or palliative care at The Meadows, simply email our admissions director, call 978-725-4116, or use our online contact form

Frequently Asked Questions

What is skilled nursing care?

Skilled nursing care includes a variety of services designed to meet both the medical and non-medical needs of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves. It also includes short-term rehabilitation for individuals recovering from an illness, surgery, or injury who need care and therapy services to help them return to living on their own. Skilled nursing care at The Meadows Health Center at Edgewood is staffed by nurses and certified nursing assistants.

When might a person need skilled nursing care?

The need for skilled nursing care may be short-term or long-term. Skilled nursing care is appropriate for individuals who need regular daily medical care due to any of the following:

  • A serious illness, heart attack, stroke, or injury such as broken bones from a fall
  • An ongoing health condition or permanent disability that renders them unable to care for themselves
  • Advanced Alzheimer’s disease or dementia
  • Chronic severe pain
  • Advanced age that has led to frailty and a need for supervision

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