Award-Winning Short-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 residents. 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 worry-free living in a comfortable and welcoming environment. The staff provides personal 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.

Accommodations

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

Amenities

Lobby, café, beauty salon, great 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.

Short Term Rehabilitation Services

Our dedicated and compassionate staff are advocates for seniors and their families and bring extensive experience in their fields. We offer exceptional care and access to a wide range of top medical experts. Working in close partnership with residents and their families, our goal is to provide the highest caliber of care for every single resident.

Activities

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 and helps you seamlessly make the transition from the hospital back to your home. We can help you seamlessly manage the transition from the hospital to your home after illness, can help you seamlessly manage the transition from the hospital to your home after illness, injury or surgery.

Insurance

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. Let us guide you through the process.

Innovation in Personalized Memory Care

Designed by Robert Hoover of HBLA, Inc. Portsmouth, New Hampshire specifically for a memory impaired population, the grounds at Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living showcase two remarkable therapeutic gardens. These colorful gardens were created on the premise that nature is a therapeutic and restorative medium. Enclosed for safety, the gardens allow residents to enjoy gardening activities as well as savor the spectacular beauty of the outdoors. We utilize physicians, nurses, therapists, and social workers who offer continuous assessment to create a highly personalized care program. Residents remain active throughout the day, which slows the decline of the disease process and enhances the overall quality of life. Our nurturing environment fosters resident comfort and stimulates positive emotions. These customized care plans help residents minimize limitations and maintain their independence, individuality and dignity.

Outstanding “Music & Memory” Program at Brudnick Center

Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living is certified to implement the highly acclaimed “Music & Memory” program. This program has had tremendous success in reaching individuals with dementia where other methods have failed. Personalized music selections are compiled and placed on iPods; these musical favorites tap deep memories not lost to dementia. Even for persons with severe dementia, music can facilitate deep emotional recall. Since there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, we provide a memory care unit designed to maximize each individual’s potential and help them maintain existing functionality.

Memory Support

At Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living in the Waldfogel Health Center, we have created a safe and nurturing environment for those individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. We tailor each care plan to the individual, helping residents find activities and interests that are close to their heart. Since there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living provides a memory care unit that is designed to maximize each individual’s potential and help them maintain existing functionality. We create an environment which fosters resident comfort and stimulates positive emotions. Care plans are individualized to include resident interests, preferences, hobbies and present abilities to minimize limitations and maintain their independence, individuality and dignity and decrease frustration levels. Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living offers a wide range of programs staffed by dedicated professionals who are trained in dementia care. Our physicians, nurses, therapists, and social workers offer continuous assessment and evaluation to create a highly personalized care program. Our residents remain active throughout the day, which slows the decline of the disease process and enhances quality of life.

Testimonials

"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 whole person, not just the illness."

Son of Resident

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

Resident