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BOSTON ALZHEIMER'S CENTER, 434 Jamaicaway, Boston 02130, (617) 983-2300. Contact: Linda Lavin. Specialized assisted living, day program, respite care, and in-home services for persons with memory disorders. A model center both in philosophy of care and environmental design.
BURRAGE HOUSE, 314 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston 02115, (617) 262-3900. Contact: Mary Walsh. Gracious assisted living in the heart of Boston's Back Bay. Comprehensive personal care, individual case management of each resident's healthcare by our on-staff R.N.; scheduling and transportation for medical appointments; superb dining tailored to individual dietary needs; enrichment activities; personal laundry and shopping services. Respite stays are welcomed. Independent-living option available.
THE CAMBRIDGE HOMES, AN ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE, 360 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge 02138-5599, (617) 876-0369. Contact: Elizabeth Walters. The newly renovated Cambridge Homes is a not-for-profit assisted-living residence housed in an historic Georgian building. The Homes is a good choice for individuals who want the many benefits of living in Cambridge, but also want assistance and companionship.
CARLETON-WILLARD VILLAGE, 100 Old Billerica Road, Bedford, Mass. 01730, (800) 429-8669. Contact: Jean Serio. Named "one of the 20 best continuing-care retirement communities" in the United States by New Choices. Set on 65 acres of wooded countryside. Independent and assisted living as well as skilled nursing and extensive rehabilitation services. Rich Learning in Retirement Program. A not-for-profit, fully accredited community.
THE GABLES AT WINCHESTER, 299 Cambridge Street, Winchester, Mass. 01890, (781) 756-1026. Contact: Elaine Raymond. A luxury, rental retirement community combining 124 independent and assisted-living units. Certified by Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Especially large apartments, each equipped with an eat-in kitchen. Twenty-four-hour emergency assistance, elegant dining, weekly housekeeping, luxury coach, full-time Wellness Coordinator (R.N.), extensive activities, and a staff that cares.
LASELL VILLAGE, 1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Mass. 02166, (617) 243-2323. Contact: Judith Weltz, Community Relations Director. Newton's only continuing-care retirement community, Lasell Village will combine spacious apartment homes with the services and amenities of a fine hotel, the peace of mind of lifecare, and the concept of life-long learning. Lasell Village is sponsored by Lasell College, and is being developed and managed by CareMatrix Corporation.
MARRIOTT SENIOR LIVING SERVICES, (800) 880-3131. The trusted leader in senior living, offering a diverse range of residential housing options for seniors. Lifecare communities by Marriott offer residents an exciting option for independent apartment living with the assurance of a continuum of care for life. Marriott's Brighton Gardens are assisted-living communities featuring apartment-style residences, a nursing center, and/or a Special Care Center for people with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders. Marriott Senior Living Services serves 79 communities nationwide, with more under development. Please call for more information.
RIVERWOODS AT EXETER, 7 Riverwoods Drive, Exeter, N.H. 03833, (603) 772-4700. Contact: Judy Lamoureux. New Hampshire seacoast region continuing-care retirement community, founded by Harvard alumni and others. Adirondack-style villages set among 83 acres of natural woods, along the Exeter River.
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