Award-Winning Long-Term Rehab Care

At the Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living in the Waldfogel Health Center, we provide the highest level of care to our long-term residents, including award-winning programs and activities for those individuals in need of memory care. Situated on a picturesque 22-acre woodland setting on Boston’s North Shore, the classic New England architecture sets the tone for a warm and welcoming environment.

The residences offer beautiful interior spaces, spectacular gardens and landscaped grounds. With resort-like amenities, residents enjoy living in a comfortable and welcoming environment. Most notably, our caring staff offers personalized attention that truly goes one step beyond The Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living has consistently received the Five-Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This designation reflects the highest number of stars allotted to a skilled nursing facility.

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Spacious private rooms with baths and modern furnishings, large windows and scenic views of the beautiful landscaped grounds.


Lobby, café, beauty salon, great room, TV room and chapel. Common spaces feature bright furnishings, natural light and scenic views. The residence offers three kosher meals per day prepared by a private chef.

Long-Term Rehabilitation Services

Our dedicated and compassionate staff offer exceptional care that creates a wonderful sense of community and family. Working in close partnership with residents and their families, we provide the highest caliber of care for every single resident.


Fitness classes, outings, games, intergenerational gatherings, concerts, art projects, music programs, gardening, current event discussions and holiday celebrations.

Customized Care Plans

Our skilled staff provides daily assistance with all personal care needs. Specialized individual attention helps residents cope with memory loss as well as the day-to-day challenges of aging.


Chelsea Jewish Lifecare accepts Medicare and Medicaid as well as many third-party private insurance plans. Call our Admissions Department at (978) 471-5100 to discuss your coverage. We can guide you through the process, making it as easy as possible.


My mother ended up there for a 2 week rehab stay.  She is 94 and the people there, nurses, aides and workers were all great. They couldn’t do more for... Read More

Donna M

Very clean and caring staff. They took exceptionally good care of my mother for 2 years.

Sharon M.

Great staff. My mother likes the nurses on the fourth floor. Everyone is respectful to her and she enjoys socializing with everyone.


Wonderful. The staff is very caring and my mom is very happy with her rehab. Thanks everyone for being so wonderful to my mom.

Rochelle D.

My mother spent the final 6 months of her life being lovingly cared for in the 4th floor Hereford wing at Brudnick Center for Living. I cannot thank the staff... Read More

Tracy J. Bottomley - Daughter of Resident

I love it here. I don’t feel like I’m in a nursing home. It feels like my house.


This organization doesn’t treat my dad like a patient; they treat him like a person. He is given the best care possible, and it’s because they believe in treating the... Read More

Son of Resident