Why More Seniors are Choosing to Retire in Wellesley, Massachuset...
Just 12 short miles from the hustle and bustle of downtown Boston, seniors are discovering an idyllic riverside town that’s perfect for their retirement years. Wellesley, MA has long been known as one of the best places to live in our fair state, and it’s been made official by a new survey done by Niche.com, ranking the Boston suburb as the 7th best out of 100 places to live in Massachusetts.“Wellesley was a perfect place for us to build Waterstone at Wellesley, which is the town’s only senior
The Waterstone at Wellesley Difference: A Distinctive Culture
When you’re searching for an independent living or assisted living community for yourself or a loved one, you have a list of must-haves and want-to-haves that will help you narrow down your search. From a comfortable atmosphere to good food, from caring staff to a full social calendar, you want a place that will meet and exceed every expectation. And there’s one critical element that’s not something you can see – it’s something you can feel. And it can have a tremendous impact on your level of
Making the Transition to Senior Living? Don’t Wait.
A recent article in the Boston Globe, “There’s a window, and once it closes, it closes forever,” takes an in-depth look at a question many seniors have at some point. When should I make the transition to senior living?When answering this multifaceted question, there is a lot to consider. While health issues may be the determining factor for some, others seek out senior living communities so they can gain a wider community network and increased opportunities for socialization. Perhaps a desire
Waterstone harnesses the power of reading
For many of us, books serve as a reprieve from the “real world.” Whether we enjoy reading about a fantastical planet in a science fiction novel; following another’s life story in a memoir; or learning about an unfamiliar subject in a non-fiction book, reading help us expand our minds, use our imagination and enter other worlds — if only for a little while. Reading also improves our memories and decision-making skills. A study conducted by the University of Michigan found that older adults who
Five Things to Do in Wellesley This Summer
Nestled along the banks of the Charles River, residents of Waterstone at Wellesley have easy access to shady walking paths, ideal for the summer months. Our community also features a putting green and an outdoor courtyard where people often enjoy the sun’s rays. And when residents want to cool off indoors, they take advance of our sunlit indoor pool, fitness center, theater and a calendar of daily events. That said, also have access to a variety of free events throughout the summer months.
FAQ: A Day in the Life at Waterstone at Wellesley
Searching for a senior living community can feel daunting at times. After touring a community or even staying overnight, you may still have questions about what it’s really like to live there full time. For that reason, Waterstone at Wellesley has compiled a list of answers to our most commonly asked questions from prospective residents — we hope you find them helpful. What does a typical day at Waterstone look like? Both independent and assisted living residents have access to a robust social