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Services & Amenities 

Our senior living community offers a full range of services and amenities so that residents can live their best lives. Elders at the SLC have plenty of options to engage their minds and bodies as they are able. From fitness programs, to board games, to organized outings there is something for every interest and level of mobility.

The Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts

We offer: 

  • 24-hour on-site staff
  • Fully licensed nurse on staff
  • Medication monitoring
  • Wireless emergency response system
  • 3 well-balanced meals and 3 snacks daily
  • Weekly housecleaning Laundry and linen service
  • Trash removal
  • On-site outpatient physical therapy (covered by most insurance)
  • On-site unisex hair salon*
  • On-site massages
  • On-site manicures*
  • Handicap accessible van transportation
  • Individualized fitness programs
  • Resident study/game room
  • Non-denominational chapel
  • Multipurpose entertainment hall
  • Café with a fireplace
  • Basic cable
  • Wireless internet

*Requires an additional fee 


In addition to the many options available daily, the SLC also maintains a calendar of events and special activities for residents to enjoy. Please note that transportation to and from all Newton houses of worship during regularly scheduled services are provided by the city for a small fee. 


View a sample calendar here

Family Cocktail Party.

Family Cocktail Party

Some of the resident programs offered are:

  • Fitness Programs (Morning Stretch, Chair Yoga, Tai Chi, etc.)
  • Game Hour (Scrabble, Boggle, Uno, Yahtzee, etc.)
  • Entertainment Excursions (museums, gardens, parks, theaters, etc.)
  • Restaurant Trips
  • Shopping Trips
  • Monthly Socials
  • Musical Performances
  • Lectures
  • Book Reviews
  • Movies
  • Crafts
  • Indoor Bocce
  • Bingo


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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