Hebrew SeniorLife: Health Care, Housing, Research & Teaching

Welcome to Hebrew SeniorLife, the largest provider of elder care in the Boston metropolitan area. Founded in 1903, Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization devoted to innovative gerontology and geriatric research, senior health care, long-term nursing home care, and Greater Boston senior housing communities that improve the lives of older adults. From independent living to assisted living, Hebrew SeniorLife provides retirement communities in Massachusetts that are designed to help older adults live healthy independent lives.

Senior Care Explained

What is a long-term care facility?

A long-term care facility offers a variety of services, including medical and non-medical care, for people who have a chronic illness or disability. At Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, residents live among others with similar needs and abilities. Learn More

In The News

Could Age of First Period Influence Development of Diseases in Older Women?
Genetics involved with menarche may hold keys to preventing diabetes or osteoporosis in later life
A novel study shows that the age girls reach puberty is influenced by =imprinted genes‘—a subset of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent contributes the gene. This is the first evidence that imprinted genes can control the rate of development after birth and details of this study were published today in the journal Nature.

Boston-Area Researchers Develop New Delirium Severity Measure for Older Adults
New method to measure delirium offers potential to improve clinical care, prognosis and response to treatment
A new method for measuring delirium severity in older adults has been developed by researchers from Harvard, Brown, and UMASS. The new scoring system, CAM-S, is based on the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) and standardizes the measurement of delirium severity for both clinical and research uses. Details of this study are published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Hebrew SeniorLife provides elder care, senior housing, and other services in the Greater Boston area to all without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, political persuasion, or qualified handicap.

Community Spotlight

NewBridge on the Charles
Dedham, MA

Nestled in a wooded 162-acre campus along the Charles River, NewBridge sets new standards for how vibrant, natural and innovative a retirement community can be.

Whether you choose from stylish apartments, villas, or cottages, you'll have access to a wide range of onsite amenities, including restaurants, tennis courts, walking trails, swimming pool and so much more. Experience NewBridge

Visit HSL senior housing communities in Massachusetts:

Orchard Cove, Canton, MA

Center Communities of Brookline, Brookline, MA

Jack Satter House, Revere, MA

Simon C. Fireman Community, Randolph, MA

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