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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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  • Meet Dick Ziegler and Learn Why The Overlook in Charlton Was the Right Choice

    One day, while Dick Ziegler mowed the grass of his 1.5-acre yard in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, it dawned on him. As he sat atop his riding mower, he thought to himself, “I don’t enjoy this anymore.” That revelation was just one of the reasons he and his wife, Gail, began to explore retirement living, and ultimately …

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  • Hear From Residents of The Overlook: Why Move Early? 3 Reasons to Consider a Fresh Perspective

    When is it “too early” to move to a retirement community? Is it too early when you’re healthy, active and can enjoy all of the lifestyle perks and amenities that come with living at a CCRC like The Overlook in scenic Charlton, Massachusetts? Of course not! We think it’s never really too early, especially because …

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  • Moving to The Overlook in Charlton Is As Easy As A-B-C-D: Check Out These Move-in-Ready Residences!

    Right now, it’s easier than ever to make the smart move to The Overlook. So easy, in fact, that moving to our premier retirement community in central Massachusetts is as easy as A, B, C, D. That’s because our Aspen, Birch, Cherry and Dogwood apartment homes are surprisingly—and for a limited time—all available for move-in! …

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  • These New Residents at The Overlook in Charlton, MA Are Proactive and Prepared for a Bright Future. Get to Know Audrey and Peter Johnson!

    “We had absolutely no intention of moving anywhere during a pandemic,” Audrey Johnson said over the phone as we got to know her and her husband, Peter, two of the newest residents at The Overlook in Charlton, Massachusetts. However, the more we spoke with the Johnsons, the more it became clear that they are glad …

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  • Meet Burt and Dana: Two Friends at The Overlook Who Have Taken Charge of Making This CCRC in Charlton, MA Even More Beautiful!

    It started with two new friends taking regular walks around The Overlook’s scenic park-like grounds, and it quickly blossomed into one of the most vibrant resident-led committees at our Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Charlton, Massachusetts. This is the story of the beautification committee at The Overlook, which was founded by enthusiastic residents Burt …

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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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  • Why Kathy Berg Loves Life at The Overlook

    The Overlook is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Charlton, MA, that provides stellar amenities and services to its vibrant and active community. You’ll find a lot of reasons to love The Overlook including the gorgeous, 450-acre campus, the award-winning, chef-prepared dining and the wealth of programs and activities. But ultimately, what really makes …

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    Meet Resident Bob Fulmer: “I Enjoy Everything Here!”

    For Bob Fulmer, The Overlook offered a chance to be close to family. After working for General Electric for 38 years in Schenectady, New York, Bob retired to Michigan with his wife, Marilyn. While they thoroughly enjoyed their time in Michigan, they wanted to be closer to their son and grandchildren. “We toured the area …

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    Jeanne Charpentier Shares About Life at The Overlook

    “I didn’t think I was missing anything in life until I came here.” There is something special about visiting a senior living community. Doing online research is essential, but an elusive x-factor to every community can only be experienced in person. The feel of a community – the culture, the campus and the people – …

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