In the News
NEWTON – The Scandinavian Living Center and Cultural Center in Newton is a non-profit assisted living facility where they do…
Joe Carella on the The Green House Podcast – A Destination, Not a Regret: Nursing Homes as Community Hubs
Joe Carella’s work with the Scandinavian Living Center represents some of the most innovative ideas in eldercare today. Tune in…
By Under The Radar Staff May 13, 2022 Under the Radar This week on Under the Radar with Callie Crossley:…
Our Executive Director, Joe Carella, is in the news again! His piece, featured in the Boston Globe online today, calls…
The philosophy of community-centered living brings together important principles of social interaction that not only combat isolation for all ages…
Meet Joe Carella of Scandinavian Living Center & Creating Unlimited Options for Aging: The Path Forward
Today we’d like to introduce you to Joe Carella. Joe, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how…
By Cindy Cantrell Globe Correspondent June 07, 2018 In addition to having an assisted-living community of 40 one-bedroom apartments,…
Read Executive Director Joe Carella’s interview with LeadingAge Magazine. Nonprofit aging services providers put a premium on community benefit,…
See how Scandinavian principles may show the way to a better living environment for our senior citizens
The SLCenter was featured on WCVB channel 5 June 19, 2019. Watch the segment below. Link to the original article…
If every community did this one thing…. We’re excited to share that Joe Carella was interviewed for the Senior Housing…
Executive Director Joe Carella of the Scandinavian Charitable Society of Greater Boston talks about how his accidental placement in a…
Joe Carella is an expert on reinventing where and how seniors live as they age, including a better approach than…
Videos on Demand
Engagement Through the Eyes of Elders
Envisioning the future: Finding meaning & Purpose zoom webinar. Pioneer Network.
Selling Value from the CNA to the CEO
The cost of meaning & purpose: Selling Value from the CNA to the CEO. Zoom webinar Wednesday, September 22.
SLC 2020- Finding the Light
At the Scandinavian Living Center, we fought through 2020 to maintain the heart and soul of our community. Join us as we reminisce on our journey through the year with this commemorative video.
Assisted living, Scandinavian style
The Scandinavian Living Center and Cultural Center share the same building in Newton. The cultural center hosts special events including art exhibits, music performances and food festivals. The building itself is the gathering place for dozens of organizations, but it’s also an assisted living center based on Scandinavian principals including community-centered living.
Creating Unlimited Options for Aging: The Path Forward.
This week we uncover even more ways towards Aging GreatFULLy across the lifespan! With guest, Scandinavian Living Center’s executive director, Joe Carella, who shares how as a young teenager he was driven to the career path to change the culture of aging. He is the author of Unlimited Options for Aging and Creating Unlimited Options for Aging: The Path Forward.
Annie’s Jingle Bell Friends & Family Sing Along
Seniors enjoying the winter seasons with a little holiday cheer.