Residents stay in beautifully appointed private rooms, with floor to ceiling windows and en suite bathrooms. The trained nursing staff provides light housekeeping, personal laundry, and meal preparation in the home. home.  A key advantage is that residents rise when they want, eat when they want and plan their own schedules. It’s just like living at home except here you are also getting the very best care, stimulating social and recreational activities and a staff who will quickly seem like family.

Each home features a central communal space near the kitchen and a dining table for 10. There’s also an electrical hearth, where 10 residents live together in private rooms. The shahbazim are assigned full-time to a specific home, instead of being shared by the entire facility, which brings a high level of comfort and familiarity between residents and staff members. In addition to delicious and nutritious meals a day, coffee, tea and snacks are provided according to each resident’s preferred time. There are no nurse’s stations or medical carts. Our competent and compassionate caregivers provide individualized skilled nursing home care, 24 hours a day, with all the comforts of home.

Our skilled team of specialists include licensed, certified professionals who will facilitate your recovery from pulmonary, cardiac and orthopedic conditions, among others. Individual care plans include strength training, self-care management, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech/language pathology. We work hard to optimize your recovery and re-establish your independence.

A Real Home

The prevailing goal of the Leonard Florence Center was to create a “real” home that provides exceptional care, but also supports those seeking to redefine the worth and meaning of late life and those living with debilitating diseases. On the first floor of the Leonard Florence Center — or “Main Street” as it is often called — residents and families are able to take in the beautiful aesthetic and design of the facility. Upon entering, you will see a beautiful waterfall in the entryway and a welcoming reception and lobby area.

European day spa, with hairdresser, manicurist and aesthetician

Peace garden, on-site chapel and family meeting room/library

Bakery, café and kosher deli, all free of charge to residents, families and visitors

Outdoor patio seating by cafe

Live Life to the Fullest

Many residents take part in the activities program, which offers a diverse range of activities for all levels of mobility and cognitive ability. Our overall goal is for residents are able to enjoy privacy when they want it but also partake in the various activities and amenities available for socialization.

Skydiving and sailing, trips to Disneyworld, “Barn Babies,” holiday/birthday celebrations

Barbecues, movies, talent shows, speakers and concerts

Games, puzzles, music and vocal entertainment

Theatre trips, day trips to Boston, movie nights, community art-making