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Communal living for seniors and others w/ Joe Carella

Joe Carella is an expert on reinventing where and how seniors live as they age, including a better approach than traditional assisted living or nursing homes.  

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Podcast 144 – Joe Carella: Creating Unlimited Options For Aging

Executive Director Joe Carella of the Scandinavian Charitable Society of Greater Boston talks about how his accidental placement in a geriatric hospital ward as a teenager sparked his passion for community-centered living: a commonsense approach to ag...

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Chapter 1: A Personal Journey

Available Now in Paperback and eBook:   Creating Unlimited Option for Aging: The Path Forward Preface I believe that the principles in Creating Unlimited Options for Aging can be appreciated from any worldv...

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About Us

The Scandinavian Living Center (SLC) is a welcoming assisted living community located in West Newton, Massachusetts.

Our residents come from the Greater Boston area including Allston, Brighton, Brookline, Cambridge, Chestnut Hill, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, Watertown, and other area towns.

Our philosophy stems from Scandinavian principles like respecting elders’ independence, incorporating light-filled design, and encouraging community connections.

For more information or to schedule a personal tour of our senior living community, please call (617) 467-3177 or click here

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