206 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA 02465

Assisted Living Services Near Waltham, MA

Home Assisted Living Services Near Waltham, MA


Just West of Boston

The Scandinavian Assisted Living Center is located in the village of West Newton, Massachusetts on a lovely, tree-lined residential street. Adjacent to Waltham, MA it is conveniently located close to nationally cultural institutions and medical facilities. Our close proximity to Waltham and Boston allows our residents access to all they have to offer. Public bus transportation is available in front of the building to parts of Newton and Waltham. Churches, synagogues, restaurants, bakeries, shops, supermarkets and florists are all located nearby, as well as a pharmacy, movie theatre and public library.

The Scandinavian Living Center offers residents a unique community-centered senior living experience in Newton, Massachusetts. Every aspect of our offerings is influenced by our fundamental belief that age does not and should not limit one’s participation as a member of the community.

Assisted living should be a positive experience that invites elders to continue leading satisfying, connected lives. At the SLC we have developed an approach that balances high-quality care with respect and empowerment.

Our senior living community offers a full range of services and amenities so that residents can live their best lives. Residents 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 ability.

We offer:

  • All-Day Dining Menu available Monday through Friday
  • Medication monitoring
  • One hour of personal care assistance per day
  • Licensed nurse on staff
  • 24-hour on-site staff
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • Life-enriching programs
  • Individualized fitness programs
  • Transportation to medical appointments within 10 miles
  • Basic cable and internet
  • Wireless emergency response system
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Unisex hair salon
  • Café which opens to the outdoor patio
  • Multi-purpose entertainment hall
  • Non-denominational chapel
  • Resident study/game room
  • Manicure and massage services
  • Garden courtyard
  • Sundecks
  • Fitness center
  • Private dining room
  • Scandinavian Library
  • Cozy fireplace

*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.

Some of the resident programs offered are:

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

The Scandinavian Assisted Living Center is located in West Newton Massachusetts. The Scandinavian Assisted Living Center is a diverse and welcoming community, comprised of residents from the Greater Boston area including Allston, Brighton, Brookline, Cambridge, Chestnut Hill, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, Watertown and more.

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