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.

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.

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.


Catch up on summer reading, culture, history

With the longer summer days, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves with a bit of extra time on our hands.  And if you’re like us, you’re always looking for unique events to fill those lazy afternoons and evenings that seem to stretch on forever. So, grab your friends and family members — or come solo since we have plenty of friendly faces for you to meet — and join us for these events in July.


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.