Frequently Asked Questions
What is supportive housing?
Supportive housing means that you’re moving into much more than just a place to live. Our communities offer amenities and services that allow seniors to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. These services include an on-site medical practice, fitness and wellness programs, an on-site social worker, and a healthy and nutritious meal plan.
How do I know if senior housing is right for me?
If you’re interested in a lively and engaging community, one in which you’re free to pursue the activities you enjoy the most without worrying about hassles of traditional apartment or home living, then senior housing is something you might want to consider.
What type of services and amenities can I expect?
A wide range of on-site services and amenities are available at Center Communities of Brookline. You’ll find:
- Spacious common areas in which to enjoy innovative programs and activities
- A robust wellness program with a state-of-the-art fitness center
- A library
- Computers for resident use
- Scheduled transportation services
- A medical clinic and physician practice
- On-site social workers
- Laundry facilities
- On-site parking
- Beauty/barber shop
- Dining options
- Live-in superintendent
What is the range of apartment sizes? How much does it cost?
The apartments range in size from studios to two-bedroom units. Market rate rents range from $1850 to $4000. There is an affordable rent schedule available that is based on yearly income. 112 Centre Street is a Section 8 project-based building requiring a state-allowed criteria for admission.
What is the value of being a Hebrew SeniorLife community?
When you move to Center Communitiesw of Brookline, you’ve become a part of the Hebrew SeniorLife system of senior health care. The Hebrew SeniorLife Medical Group, a primary care practice of Harvard Medical School-affiliated geriatricians, is available on-site to residents. The clinic offers same-day urgent care appointments, on-site laboratory services and the availability of a geriatrician or nurse practitioner to speak with patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Residents of Center Communities of Brookline receive priority access to all Hebrew SeniorLife services including out-patient clinics, home health care, private care, short-term rehabilitation and, if needed, long-term care.