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Assisted Living: Celebrating and Supporting Independence for Seniors

If you’re a senior adult – or the adult child of a senior – you may have thought about the benefits of moving to an assisted living community could provide. However, you may be hesitating for a variety of reasons. You don’t want to leave your home. You don’t want to lose your independence. You can still do everything you need to (even if it takes a lot longer than before). Why would you want to give up your comfort and familiarity and move to a new place?

“The idea of moving to a ‘home’ can cause many seniors to give pause,” says Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of Waterstone at Wellesley. When today’s seniors were younger, ‘nursing homes’ were not a place where you wanted to end up. “It’s part of our job as care providers to show seniors that Assisted Living communities are places where they will be celebrated and supported, not shoved to the side. These days, living in a community can be like living in a resort – except it’s your home!”

In fact, many seniors discover they actually gain back their independence when they move to an assisted living community. 

“Not only are seniors receiving the help they need with daily tasks like bathing and mobility, but they’re also freed of chores and responsibilities thanks to a maintenance-free lifestyle,” says Kristine. They don’t even have to cook anymore because all their meals are provided! All of a sudden, they have all the time in the world to do whatever they want … and there’s nothing that they have to do.”

Here are just a few ways that assisted living at Waterstone at Wellesley celebrates and supports independence for the seniors who call our community home. 

An active and fulfilling lifestyle. 

At Waterstone, there’s a world of opportunity just waiting for you. Our assisted living community has been designed to meet the specific needs of senior adults – and that includes our programs, activities and events. There are so many ways for residents to be a part of life at the community and enjoy life. Swim laps in our indoor pool. Stroll along the beautifully landscaped walking paths. Take a cooking class in our kitchen, or discover a fun new hobby. Besides our full social calendar, Waterstone at Wellesley is all about wellness and provides ways for our assisted living residents to remain healthy and active … allowing them to fully enjoy life. 

Individualized care 24/7. 

We understand that the best care is tailored to your specific needs. When you arrive at Waterstone at Wellesley, a personalized care plan will be created just for you, based on your needs and abilities. Best of all, as we get to know you, we can adjust your care treatment if and when it’s needed. But the biggest benefit we provide to seniors and their families is peace of mind. Our assisted living community is staffed by professional caregivers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Whenever help is needed, someone will be there within seconds to provide caring assistance. Waterstone at Wellesley is also situated close to the renowned Newton-Wellesley Hospital, with the medical community of Boston nearby. 

Service and style.

Our assisted living residents live independently in their own private, spacious apartments – but never have to worry about living alone or the concerns of homeownership. At Waterstone, everything is taken care of for you. All meals are prepared by our professional chef. Housekeeping and linen service is included. Maintenance, landscaping and general repairs are handled by us. There’s nothing you have to do … only the things you want to do.

And you’ll find plenty of things you want to do at Waterstone at Wellesley. Our campus has remarkable amenities including a private club (with personal wine lockers), our state-of-the-art fitness center (with personal training available), regularly scheduled events and activities, a transportation service and so much more. Our charming town of Wellesley has shopping, dining and entertainment nearby – and we’re only 45 minutes away from Boston and all the cultural activities available in the “big city.” 

A caring family. 

Exceptional service starts with exceptional people. Our strong team at Waterstone at Wellesley believes in what we do and faithfully delivers on our promises to our residents and their families. In fact, when you choose Waterstone as your home, we welcome you into our family and treat you like one of our own. Everyone in our community is fully committed to you and providing our assisted living residents with the care and independence they deserve. 

To learn more about how we provide distinctive and luxurious Assisted Living options for seniors in Wellesley, MA, please contact us at 781.235.1614.

Beautiful Riverfront Community.

Located on the banks of the Charles River, Waterstone is Wellesley’s only senior living community, offering premier independent and assisted living. But that’s only the first of many differences that sets Waterstone above and beyond other communities. 

Celebrating Dynamic Living.

Here our residents live independently in their own private, spacious apartments – but without any of the worries or concerns of homeownership or living alone. All meals are expertly prepared. There aren’t any chores to be concerned with. No home maintenance or repairs to worry about. Just opportunities around every corner and time to spend as they choose – in the company of new friends.

Our vibrant community encourages residents to engage in a variety of recreational, cultural and social programs and activities. Enjoy a fitness class. Swim in the sunny indoor pool. Take a stroll on a walking path. Partake in a favorite hobby or pastime. Discover a new interest. With Waterstone at Wellesley, there’s a world of opportunity waiting right outside our residents’ doors. 

Confidence of Care.

The hallmark of Waterstone assisted living is the peace of mind we provide both our residents and their families. Knowing that care and support is available right on site instills a sense of confidence and calm one can’t find living alone. 

For prospective residents or their families interested in residing at Waterstone at Wellesley, please contact us at 781.235.1614.