Keystone Commons | Independent Living

460 West Street, Ludlow, MA, 01056

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Our own personal histories, where we were born, what family we come from, our work occupations, and what we believe, all define who we are as a person. At Keystone Commons, knowing every single resident on that personal level is an essential part of professional, top-notch care-giving. Marketing Director, Maryann Burns says, “Getting to know every single resident and their legacy is not only fascinating but a very important part of Keystone.”

Keystone Commons is located in the town of Ludlow, Massachusetts. Ludlow is a small town with country flavor. The grounds consist of beautiful sculpted gardens, raised flower beds, and tables with umbrellas. Visitors are always welcome. There are no visiting hours and guest can stay overnight. “This is their home, not ours,” says Maryann. Guests are encouraged to share meals and participate in activities with their loved ones. There are many activities to keep busy and feel connected. Activities include pet therapy, musical entertainment, trips outside Keystone Commons, ice cream socials, bingo, cards, and various religious services. “It is truly the place you want your mom to be,” says Maryann. While visitors are welcome, security is still a top priority, especially in the memory care unit. If your loved one needs memory care, Keystone Commons offers top of the line professional care. Monitored 24 hours a day with highly trained staff, the unit is comprised of 12 studio apartments and is called The Cottage. In this secure unit, meals are served on site and there is a full time activity director. Activities are offered all day long and staff is trained by the Alzheimer’s Association to implement useful, proven tactics for the memory impaired. On site there is also a highly trained clinical neurophysiologist. “She is our go to gal,” says Maryanne.

Keystone Commons has the small and intimate feeling of family with a variety of activities and services to make every person feel included and welcome. Your loved one can truly feel part of this big, tight-knit family that calls Keystone Commons their home.

Features of Keystone Commons


Technology and entertainment

  • Cable TV in resident's rooms
  • Internet in residents' rooms

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Physical therapy

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio apartments
  • Companion suites: We offer companion suites

Features

  • Beauty/Barber shop
  • Computer room
  • TV room
  • Gardens/outside patio
  • Parking for residents
  • Transportation for residents (shuttle bus or similar)
  • Shared space where residents can host parties
  • Features extra: Library, Fitness room/Gym

Dining options

  • Some residents have in-room kitchenettes
  • Meals in a shared dining room
  • Some residents have in-room full kitchens (including oven, etc.)

Activities

  • Fitness
  • Arts, woodworking, craft
  • Organized offsite activities (outings, etc)
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious services
  • Lectures and discussions
  • Book clubs
  • Wii sports competition
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking

Guest services

  • Guests can attend meals
  • Guests can stay overnight
  • Ample parking for guests

Cleaning services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry service for clothes
  • Laundry service for linens
  • Private services

Costs

  • Monthly rent is all inclusive
  • Minimum rate: $2,975/month

Financial guidance

  • We help with selling the house (finding a realtor. staging, etc)
  • We help families understand VA benefits
  • We help families explore other financial options to afford senior living

General

  • We offer respite care (short term stays)

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