Community Life

Enjoy a wide variety of special programming, educational events, and community amenities.

Two Fireman Community residents painting and laughing.

Energy, Activity, and a Spirit of Community

As a resident of the Simon C. Fireman Community, you can explore new hobbies, keep up with existing passions, make new friends, and enjoy a rich and diverse community life. Resident-driven programming includes social, educational and recreational activities, cultural events, and holiday celebrations.

Residents' Council

This group works with Fireman Community staff to plan and provide programs and activities for the community. 

Wellness Coaching

You can stay active and achieve personal goals with our Vitalize 360 program. With the help of a coach, you can get tips on health, nutrition, physical and mental health, community involvement, and developing new goals.

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Spiritual Care

Explore your spirituality with a variety of programming led by an interfaith chaplain. Congregation Beth Trilling, an on-site Jewish congregation, leads weekly and holiday religious services. The chaplain is also available for individual support through the joys and challenges of aging.

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Intergenerational Programs

There are many opportunities to build relationships with young people of all ages from local schools, community organizations, and faith groups. The Simon C. Fireman Community also partners with Curry College’s nursing program to help students learn geriatric nursing first-hand from older adults.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play a part in every aspect of the community. They staff the front desk, library, and computer center; teach fellow residents new skills; serve lunch in the coffee shop; and clerk in the general store.

Community Amenities

You’ll find most everything you need right under your roof.

  • Meal Program - Full Kosher meal is available once a day on weekdays. Monday through Wednesday the meal is free of charge; on Thursday and Friday it can be purchased for an additional fee.
  • Library - Stocked with books, newspapers, and magazines.
  • Staffed fitness center with personalized training and group classes.
  • Art Studio - You can use the art studio for individual use and group classes.
  • Grocery & Goodies store
  • Computer Center
  • Full-service salon
  • Weekly banking with Bank of Canton
  • Weekly bus services to local supermarkets
  • Podiatrist, massage therapist, and chiropractor services 

What People are saying about Hebrew SeniorLife

  • "My move to the Fireman Community is the best move I made. I feel safe and cared for. Thank you community for my good life!"

    Resident

  • "My late mother, her sister, and two sisters-in-law were all Fireman Community residents and my sister and I were amazed by the dedicated staff’s ability to make a good home and community for them."

    Child of a Resident

  • "I really like it here. This is a lovely place, clean comfortable and safe. Everyone is welcoming and friendly. My children are very satisfied that this is a caring facility."

    Resident