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    Residents’ Favorite Things About The Overlook

    The Overlook is a vibrant senior living community with residents who lead fulfilling and engaging lives. With a variety of premier amenities, interesting programming, and exciting events, residents always have something to look forward to. From meaningful social connections to newfound adventures, residents express what makes The Overlook a cherished home. Dana Gould: A Voice …

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    What Are the Different Types of Senior Care Options?

    The past few decades have witnessed a remarkable transformation in senior living and senior care. Today, we have a wealth of senior care options that focus on individual needs and preferences. But with all the options available, it may be confusing to know which is best for you or your loved one. It’s important that …

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    Understanding the Four Main Types of Dementia

    Experiencing memory loss, whether for yourself or a loved one, can be challenging and overwhelming. At The Overlook, we’re here to shed light on dementia and be a helpful resource for you and your family during times of uncertainty. Throughout this blog, we’ll go over what dementia is and its most common forms. Then, we’ll …

  • What is the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice?

    Both palliative care and hospice focus on managing pain and improving quality of life, but they have some distinct differences that set them apart. While someone can receive palliative care while undergoing treatment for an illness, hospice care is for those who cannot get a curative treatment or when they decide to no longer receive …

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    Your Guide to Health Services at The Overlook

    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 …

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    Stay Active at The Overlook With Senior Living Amenities

    Keeping active is essential to healthy aging, and if you’re touring senior living communities, it’s important to look for activities, amenities and social opportunities that make it easy. At The Overlook, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, we provide numerous opportunities to have fun by staying fit, socializing, and nourishing yourself with delicious dining options.  Read …

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    Rehab and Home Health: Overlook Visiting Nurse Association

    Whether you or a loved one needs prescribed rehabilitation or aid in their own home,  Overlook Visiting Nurse Association (OVNA) is here to help. Overlook Visiting Nurse Association services extend into hundreds of Massachusetts towns and serve more than 800 patients a day.  You can request Overlook Visiting Nurse Association as your preferred provider for …

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    Five Tips for Decorating a Small Space After Downsizing

    Some might consider downsizing stressful, but it can also be liberating! When you make the decision to move to a senior living apartment, you’re embracing a life of freedom and choice by releasing yourself from the responsibility of home maintenance to enjoy all of the social benefits of a senior living community, which includes great …

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    Transforming Senior Living Dining at The Overlook

    Food has the power to elevate one’s quality of life. A simple plate of food can offer nostalgia, comfort, or a new experience. A table surrounded by friends offers camaraderie and laughter. A connection to the land and farmers who cultivated your food offers an added sense of community and responsibility. At The Overlook, you …

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    Choose The Overlook Visiting Nurse Association

    According to a 2018 AARP survey, a majority of Americans over age 50 want to stay in their own homes as they get older. “Many aging adults prefer to receive home health care as it allows them to age in place while still receiving the care they need,” says Danyel Darger, director of sales and …

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