Notice to Families and Friends of Sunny Acres and Legacy Care        September 17, 2020

The Current Protocols are still in place and a summary is listed below:

  1.  Visits will be scheduled Monday through Friday- 9:30am to 4:30pm and Sundays 10:00am to 2:00pm

  2.  Visitors must remain at least 6 feet from the resident at all time during visits.  

  3.  All visitors must be over the age of 16 and there are no split visits. 

  4.  Each resident is allowed two visitors at a time for no longer than 30 minutes, and no more than one visit per week is allowed per resident.

  5.  Please arrive as close to your reservation as possible, if you are early please park in one of our parking lots until we call you for your visit. You will then be instructed to go the meeting area, prior to seeing your loved one, please remain in your vehicle with a mask on and our staff will screen you for fever or respiratory symptoms, Any individuals with symptoms of Covid 19 infection (fever equal to or greater than 100.0 degrees F, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, myalgia, chills or new onset of loss of taste or smell, will not be permitted to visit with a resident.

  6. Visitors MUST wear a face covering that covers nose and mouth and remain in place during the entire visit.

  7. Please note visits MUST be supervised at all times. WE WILL NOT PROVIDE such covering to the visitors.

  8. Our staff member must remain with the resident at all times during the visit.

  9. Please refrain from bringing food and or drinks during outside visits. Non-perishables are acceptable.

  10. Any resident or visitor who is unable to adhere to this policy will be asked to leave immediately and will need to call facility to reschedule a new visit, we also reserve the right to refuse visitation if there is just cause .

  11. At no time is anyone allowed to stand outside the fence or walk around the grounds. 

  12. Due to conflicting priorities we have phased out window visits.

  13. We would be happy to set up virtual visits or phone calls with your loved ones. 

  14. If you want to schedule a virtual visit via I-Pad we can coordinate this by calling either

  15. Judy Saba at Sunny Acres or Alicia Tagliarello at Legacy Care

  16. Proper and respectful communication is expected between you and our staff.                                                        

 As I stated in my previous e-mail communications, Sunny Acres/Legacy Care continues to follow all CDC and Mass DPH guidelines pertaining to keeping our residents and staff safe from this ever changing Covid-19 virus crisis. 

          Jeffrey Schwartz Administrator, NHA                  Alicia Tagliaferro, RCD Legacy Care             


Awarded For Excellent Care Year After Year

Sunny Acres is proud to hold the 2017 National Quality Care Silver Award by the American Health Care Association. Only 4% of all Nursing Homes in the country has received the award.

This award reflects our dedication to constantly improving our quality of care and our resident-centric philosophy.

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Since 1948, we have continued our tradition of caring for each resident as if they were our own family. We care for your loved ones with respect, dignity and compassion.


At Sunny Acres, we provide a warm, attractive, homelike atmosphere. Our residents don't live in our workplace, we work in their home.


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254 Billerica Rd.

Chelmsford, MA 01824


Introducing Sunny Acres Legacy Care

We are happy to announce the opening of our new 12 bed deluxe Assisted Living Residence which is directly attached to our nursing center. Sunny Acres Legacy Care- opened on Monday February 4th, 2019, the day after the Patriots won their 6th Superbowl. We celebrated the victory with the move-in of our first residents.

Sunny Acres- Legacy Care has 12 private deluxe room, within a community residence focused on Memory Care Assistance. The Residence has 24 hour direct care staff, community great room and large kitchen, all the food and snacks, laundry services and specialized recreation programs focused for assisted living residents. We have a valued- all inclusive rate plan.  Please call for a personal tour or contact Alicia Tagliaferro, Resident Care Director- 978-245-1616 for more information- visit our web site:

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Sunny Acres Nursing and Rehabilitation


254 Billerica Rd.

Chelmsford, MA