The Overlook is a Continuing Care Retirement Community that offers a LifeCare contract to residents so they have peace of mind from the minute they move in. With a LifeCare contract, residents can expect access to the full range of health care services offered at The Overlook when they need it. When you move into a CCRC through Independent Living, you receive numerous benefits. Not only do you meet the friendly staff at The Overlook, you also qualify for all the health services offered at the community. At our award-winning community, we place great emphasis on each resident being vibrant, which can be both physical and mental. The health care services at the community help residents stay active, strong, and as independent as possible, keeping with our mission of a vibrant life. High-Quality Health Services at The Overlook Long-term care at The Overlook extends over several areas of health services, including programs available both on- and off-campus. While residents receive these health care services at The Overlook, various programs are available to residents at their homes outside of the community. Adult Day Program The Overlook Vista Adult Day Program or The Vista Club, provides programming and social engagement for adults with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. The Vista Care Team designs the activities to help members connect, form friendships, and create positive moments that uplift members. Caregivers receive the benefit of respite to relax and recharge. They can focus on their needs knowing their loved one is in a caring and safe environment. Care Management You deserve a health care plan that takes all of your unique needs into consideration. Clinical social workers and nurses are our care managers and specialize in providing high-quality health care to older adults. Care Management at The Overlook takes a comprehensive and holistic approach to finding the best way to meet your health care needs. Enhanced Living Residents who enjoy our Enhanced Living option receive assistance with activities of daily living so they have the support they need to continue to live independently and stay as active as possible. Assistance with laundry, cooking, and transportation are a few examples of how Enhanced Living at The Overlook supports residents. Home Health / VNA For older adults who live at home but need additional support, The Overlook also provides at-home care to residents and non-residents. If you’re seeking at-home care support, you can ask your physician about care at The Overlook. After a professional Overlook Visiting Nurse Association team creates a care plan, you or your loved one will receive the care and services you need to continue to age in place. Some examples of services include: Skilled nursing Rehabilitation Companion services Medical social worker services Hospice and Palliative Care Through a physician’s referral, patients can receive hospice care or palliative care at The Overlook. These forms of care are different. While hospice care is about providing end-of-life care and supporting the loved ones of the patient, palliative care includes treating pain, managing symptoms, and may work in tandem with care focused on curing the ailment. The Overlook serves both residents and people in the greater surrounding community. Non-residents who are qualifying patients can get the hospice and palliative care they need at The Overlook. Memory Care Located on our campus, Fieldstone at The Overlook is home to residents with Alzheimer’s or other forms of memory loss. Staffed with a compassionate group of nurses and Resident Care Assistants, residents at Fieldstone receive memory care in a safe environment focused on providing them with comfort, familiarity, and purpose. Private Duty Home Care Private care services help support our residents by providing them with the care they need in their own homes. The Overlook offers a wide variety of services to support individual needs. Ranging from clinical support, personal support, and community involvement, private care services at The Overlook will address your care plan development; assistance with managing the care plan; support in the home, like getting dressed, maintaining nutrition, and housekeeping; and participating in activities to stay active and try something new. Short-Term Rehabilitation The Overlook’s rehabilitation center offers services seven days a week. Our rehabilitation care team will work with you to make sure your needs are met. We address post-acute needs like: Pain management Physical, speech and occupational therapies Post-surgical care Stroke recovery Respite and social services Skilled Nursing If you or a loved one need 24/7 medical attention, the Skilled Nursing team at The Overlook can provide you with the care you need. In addition to making sure we’re meeting your medical needs, we also work closely with specialists and family members to help you maximize your independence. The Center for Health & Well-Being The Center for Health & Well-Being, an on-site primary care, serves independent living residents who can receive services like: An annual Physical Medical Wellness Exams Health Maintenance Disease Prevention Patient Education Chronic Disease Management Medication Management Labs and Diagnostics Cognitive Testing Depression Screenings Residents can enjoy all the benefits of The Overlook knowing they have access to high-quality health care right in their community. An Active Lifestyle Community Part of the healthcare provided at The Overlook focuses on keeping residents independent and active, which is why we have extensive programming for residents to choose from. There’s always something exciting going on at The Overlook. With a 450-acre campus in the heart of Charlton, Massachusetts, residents can take in the beautiful surrounding landscape and enjoy nature. We support our residents through seven dimensions of wellness: Emotional Environmental Intellectual Occupational Physical Health Social Activities Spiritual Fulfillment The Overlook also provides residents with a wide selection of fitness classes, including: Aquacise Aqua Zumba DrumFIT Chair Yoga and Regular Yoga Tai Chi Fit After 50 Men’s Strength Training Balance Classes Walking Groups Meditation Courses With access to all these activities, residents can lead the life they want. Whether it’s exploring new interests, joining friends for a movie, or joining the gardening club, there is truly something for everyone here at The Overlook. Visit Us at The Overlook At The Overlook, we empower our residents to live their best life. Our high-quality medical care and robust amenities and services provide endless opportunities for residents to thrive. If you’re interested in learning more about life at The Overlook or our many health services available, call us or schedule a tour today.