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Press Kit

Glenmeadow provides premier housing and the services people need to live a worry-free retirement. Our communications representative, Linda Edwards, is available to assist the media with questions concerning the organization or the senior-living industry at large.


Press Contacts

Anne Thomas, president and chief executive officer
413.567.5977

Linda Edwards, director of marketing
413.567.3951


History

What we know today as Glenmeadow came into being in 1884, when a group of civic leaders developed the Springfield Home for Aged Women. This safe and dignified residence opened in November 1886 and accommodated 16 women from the community without family or means. Fourteen years later, a new, larger home opened nearby, and in 1960, its name changed to Chestnut Knoll. We began admitting men in 1992, and five years later, we moved to our current 23-acre home in Longmeadow. Our name changed to Glenmeadow at that time.

Residents at 24 Tabor Crossing—accredited since July 2000—enjoy on-site access to healthcare and support, including care coordination, medication management, personal care, wellness programs, and response to emergency situations. A wealth of service offerings for seniors in the community has also evolved over time so that we could realize our vision to provide services to a socially and economically diverse elder population.

In 2002, for instance, to make independent living easier for residents living in their own homes, the organization unveiled Glenmeadow at Home, which now serves roughly 100 seniors each month. We also now offer multiple programs for community members: Lifestyle Pass memberships allow residents of the region access to amenities enjoyed by on-campus residents; Glenmeadow Learning provides access to free, educational programs; and Glenmeadow Getaways offers multigenerational travel opportunities. Through the latter two programs alone, we reach more than 300 seniors each year. This means we are fulfilling our mission on a deeper level and introducing ourselves to more individuals we could potentially assist.


Administrative Office

24 Tabor Crossing, Longmeadow, MA 01106


Geographic Area Served

Glenmeadow provides services to people throughout the Greater Springfield area, whether they live in their own homes, in an apartment on Glenmeadow’s campus, or in an assisted living community or nursing home.


Services Offered

Residential options offered at 24 Tabor Crossing in Longmeadow include a variety of Independent and Assisted Living apartment styles. Residents enjoy private living, along with communal services and amenities, wellness programs, social and educational activities, personal care, and medication management. Glenmeadow also coordinates the transition to skilled nursing if that is needed.

Glenmeadow at Home provides the services seniors need to live a worry-free retirement, wherever they currently live throughout Greater Springfield. These services include wellness programs, personal care and support, and home and property services.


Staff Members

Glenmeadow employs approximately 200 part-time, full-time, and per-diem employees.

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