Hebrew SeniorLife Names Matthew Hollingshead Executive Director for Assisted Living at NewBridge on the Charles
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Hollingshead brings proven leadership to HSL’s Senior Living Community
BOSTON — Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL), the largest nonprofit provider of integrated senior health care and communities in New England, and an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, announced the appointment of Matthew Hollingshead as Executive Director for Assisted Living at NewBridge on the Charles in Dedham, Mass.

NewBridge on the Charles, one of five Senior Living Communities sponsored by HSL, is a Continuing Care Retirement Community that includes Independent Living, Assisted Living and Long-Term Care. NewBridge Assisted Living is a 91-unit housing complex with both traditional and memory-support apartments. Hollingshead will lead and direct Assisted Living’s overall operations, while collaborating with his Senior Living and Health Care colleagues from across HSL.

“I’m so pleased to have Matt on our Senior Living team. He brings a wealth of operational and managerial expertise to his new role as Executive Director,” said Kim Brooks, HSL’s Vice President for Senior Living.

Prior to joining HSL, Hollingshead spent 10 years with Erickson Living at Linden Ponds, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Hingham, Mass., where he served in a number of roles, most recently as the Assistant Administrator. “I am honored to join HSL—an organization that sets and reinvents the gold standard in senior living. The employees and residents exude passion and excellence. HSL is a breath of fresh air and I am so excited to be welcomed into such a phenomenal community,” said Hollingshead.

About Hebrew SeniorLife

Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is a national senior services leader uniquely dedicated to rethinking, researching and redefining the possibilities of aging. Based in Boston, the non-profit, non-sectarian organization has provided communities and health care for seniors, research into aging, and education for geriatric care providers since 1903. For more information about Hebrew SeniorLife, visit or connect on Twitter, Facebook or our blog. Hear from President and CEO Lou Woolf on how HSL is redefining the aging experience.