Independent Living Amenities

Exclusive common spaces for independent living residents.

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Amenities to Fit Your Independent Lifestyle

The benefits of living at NewBridge on the Charles go well beyond the walls of your home.

When you move here, you’ll enjoy amenities just for independent living residents, as well as the NewBridge-wide amenities that tie our campus together.

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Large open dining area with large windows NewBridge's fine dining restaurant.

Elegant Dining at Centro

In addition to the NewBridge-wide dining options, independent living residents have exclusive use of Centro, our full-service restaurant. Step into Centro and you'll be bathed in the beautiful colors and warmth of a premier restaurant that offers a stylish dining experience at every lunch and dinner. With a modern open kitchen where chefs prepare each dish to order, Centro offers a prix fixe menu that varies every day but always highlights the freshest and most flavorful cuisine.

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A resident of NewBridge on the Charles works out in the spacious fitness center filled with equipment designed for geriatric exercise.

Fitness and Aquatic Center

A large fitness center provides personal health and wellness coaching, group classes and supervised exercise on equipment designed for geriatric fitness. A well-appointed locker room also connects to a spacious indoor pool with graded access, a whirlpool and sauna. 

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An Extensive Library

A full resident-run library near the entrance of the Shapiro Community Center serves as a social gathering point for committee meetings, book clubs, and readers of all interests.

An older couple enjoys an afternoon of canoeing on the Charles River thanks to the NewBridge on the Charles boat launch connecting the campus to the Dedham Water Trail.

Outdoor Recreation

NewBridge on the Charles is proud to provide direct access to the Charles River through our own canoe and kayak launch, part of the Dedham Water Trail. An outdoor tennis court and putting green also provide opportunities for outdoor recreation.

A NewBridge resident waters his vegetables in our raised garden beds

Exclusive Conveniences

Independent living residents at NewBridge also have exclusive access to secure underground parking, a full beauty salon and spa, community gardens, a hobby shop, a movie theater, and card room.


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The Shapiro Community Center at NewBridge on the Charles, pictured at dusk, offers many amenities open to all NewBridge residents.

Campus-Wide Amenities

Living at NewBridge means being part of a larger campus that includes additional dining options, common spaces, natural beauty, a K-8 independent school, and a full continuum of Harvard Medical School-affiliated health care services.

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