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Why More Seniors are Choosing to Retire in Wellesley, Massachusetts

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.

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 satisfaction and contentment with a senior living community.

Waterstone at Wellesley grand opening draws 275

Two hundred and seventy-five residents, prospective residents, guests, dignitaries and staff attended a ribbon-cutting open house event May 23 at Waterstone at Wellesley, a beautiful new senior living community located at 27 Washington St.  Speakers included Barbara Seale, chair, Wellesley Board of Selectman; Larry Gerber, CEO, EPOCH Senior Living; Ted Tye, managing partner, National Development; Kristine Tilton, executive director of the community; and Mark Clemonts, who, along with his wife, was one of the first of the community’s residents.  State Representative Alice Piesch was schedule

Elkus Manfredi Architects to handle architecture for Waterstone at Wellesley

John MartinWe were pleased to have Elkus Manfredi Architects design Waterstone at Wellesley.  Here we talk to Principal, John Martin, AIA, LEED, AP, to get his perspective of the project.

What is exciting about this project?

Waterstone at Wellesley is an exciting project on many levels. It is exciting because it transforms an abandoned site in the heart of the Lower Falls village into a vital, mixed-use project with amenities for area residents. The complementary uses of a retail pharmacy, a prominent local medical practice, and luxury senior housing create a synergy and an opportunity for an important demographic segment of our population. Second, our clients committed to a high standard of design and quality for the entire project.