Since 1903, Hebrew SeniorLife has been a recognized leader in the field of senior care. An affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Hebrew SeniorLife is a a non-profit, non-sectarian organization providing communities and health care for seniors, research into aging, and education for geriatric care providers. With approximately 2,600 employees aligned around a common mission, goals and cultural beliefs, we are one of the largest employers in Massachusetts and a Boston Globe Best Places To Work for 2015 and 2016.
We care for nearly 3,000 seniors a day at our nine Boston area campuses and communities. We reach untold more seniors, families, caregivers and senior care professionals across the U.S. and around the world through our research and teaching efforts. Our Institute for Aging Research challenges assumptions about aging and replaces them with new, evidence-based realities founded on the results of rigorous scientific enquiry. Each year, we train more than 700 students, interns, residents and fellows in multiple geriatric disciplines to prepare them to be the leaders, clinicians, researchers, and policy advocates of tomorrow.
We dedicate ourselves to one commitment: to change what it means to age now and for future generations. In the coming decades, an unprecedented number of seniors will want, need, and deserve more services than are currently available. Coupled with the increased need for services, older adults increasingly want and expect to live out their senior years to the fullest. And they should. This new reality makes our commitment more relevant than ever.
In our resolve to question everything about the aging process, we are redefining the experience of aging. We're not repeating what others have done; we're reimagining what else is possible.