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5 Ways to Stay Fit and Healthy This Winter

We all know that staying active is the key to aging well. That’s all well and good in the spring and summer, when the sun is out and the weather is perfect for being outside. It’s a different story in the winter when there’s ice, snow, darkness and cold. It’s tempting to snuggle up and hibernate until the spring thaw hits, but that’s not really the best use of your time, according to Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of Waterstone at Wellesley.

Why Personal Connections Are the Key to Healthy Aging

Eating right. Staying active. Having a positive attitude. There is lots of information and advice on how to age gracefully, and you’ve probably heard most of it. But there’s one piece of advice that has been getting more and more attention thanks to a variety of studies: maintain and build personal connections. 

The New Face of Senior Living Dining: From Formal to Casual

When you take a bite of an exquisitely-prepared, incredibly delicious, amazingly plated meal, have you ever thought: “Wow, this is great – like something you’d get at a senior living community?”

These days, that thought is closer to reality than you’d expect. Gone are pre-packaged fruit cups, watery instant potatoes and yellow gravy from a can. In its place, you’ll find locally sourced ingredients, cuisine options from around the world, made-from-scratch menu options and an atmosphere you’d expect to find in a fine dining establishment.

In the independent living apartments with two bedrooms, is there a den?

Some two-bedroom apartments have two bedrooms, a living area and an area that can be a dining space, den, or combination great room. There are some one-bedroom apartments with a bedroom, a living room and a space that could be used as a den or dining area.

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FAQ: How big will the apartments be at Waterstone?

We are offering great variety, with 17 floor plans. Please schedule a visit with the Welcome Center at 40 Washington St. to view plans and find a unit that works for you. >>Submit Your Question