• Why Charlton, Mass., Hometown of The Overlook, Is the Perfect Place for Any New Englander to Retire

    New England has long been a popular retirement destination, and for plenty of good reasons. The region offers easy access to historically and culturally abundant large cities, with a great mix of charming small towns to discover (one of which we’ll highlight in a moment). From the ocean to the Berkshires, a variety of lush …

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  • What’s Happening Lately at The Overlook? Find out on Our Facebook Page!

    Up on our hilltop in Charlton, Massachusetts, members of this community enjoy sharing a place that is filled with opportunities to learn, teach, grow and contribute. From the myriad social activities and amenities to your go-getter future neighbors, you can feel The Overlook buzzing with energy upon setting foot on our campus.

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  • Hey Siri, What’s the Best Senior Living Community in Central Massachusetts?

    What you’re seeking: a community that engages and uplifts As you peruse the retirement communities in Massachusetts, it’s clear that you are looking for more than just a home that better fits your current lifestyle. You want to live in a true community where you can learn, teach, grow and thrive alongside people who have …

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  • FAQs: Everything You Want to Know About the Culinary Program at The Overlook

    The Overlook in Charlton is known for many things. For example, we’re known as the premier retirement location and the top Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in central Massachusetts, and we’re also known for our incredible residents with their rich stories. So, when we ask members of our community what they like most about living …

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  • The Overlook in Charlton, MA Earns Five Stars from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

    In 2007, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced a program to rate the quality of care and services provided by nursing homes throughout the country. Because it is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), The Overlook’s on-site healthcare wing received an evaluation from CMS during its most recent assessment period.

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  • A Sneak Peek of Life at The Overlook

    It’s tough to get an authentic feel for a community without living there or taking a personalized tour. And because we understand that in today’s climate you may not be ready to visit us in Charlton just yet, we’ve made this part of your search a little easier. In this piece, we’re going to do …

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  • Community Amenities and Social Life at The Overlook

    With so many active senior living options available, it may be hard to distinguish them from each other at first glance. However, The Overlook easily sets itself apart from the pack with its stellar amenities and vibrant social life. Not only do we offer our residents more than most, but also our residents are some …

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  • No Matter Your Hobbies and Interests, The Overlook in Charlton Has a Club for You

    The spirit and passion behind the resident-driven clubs here at The Overlook offer a glimpse into the heart of our close-knit community. And whether you’re interested in long-love hobbies, such as home brewing, or discovering new passions—as Barbara Delano did when she joined the Young at Heart Quilters—or meeting new people through activities and hobbies …

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  • Top 6 Reasons The Overlook Is MA’s Front Pick for Retirement

    If you’re exploring your options for fun and active senior living in MA, here are six reasons we think The Overlook is the perfect place for you. 

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  • With Our New Resident Engagement Program, Overall Wellness Is The Top Priority

    At The Overlook, wellness is not a buzzword; it’s a lifestyle. We continuously look for new ways to make wellness as accessible and enjoyable as possible for the residents. Throughout the history of our community, the residents have inspired our team with their exciting and active lifestyles. As we have combined the efforts and enthusiasm …

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