Despite its big city status, Boston often has the feel of a charming small town. In fact, according to the U.S. News & World Report, Boston is one of the best places in the country to retire. As an important cultural and social center in American history, it’s often referred to as the Cradle of Liberty.
If you’re considering a move for the next stage of your life, a senior living community might be the perfect option for you. While the amenities and services that communities offer will vary, Waterstone at the Circle offers older adults the added benefit of having easy access to restaurants, cultural attractions, and premier retail establishments of Boston.
Keep reading to learn more about why Boston is perfect for retirement.
Here are some activities that exemplify what retiring in Massachusetts can add excitement to your later years. Along with the modern convenience of living in a luxury independent living community like Waterstone at the Circle, you’ll enjoy the best of Boston just outside your door.
Located at the foot of Chestnut Hill, this Waterstone community is just minutes from Boston’s cultural center, offering an endless variety of fun activities.
- Beautiful and Bustling City Life
As one of the top ten most walkable cities in the country, Boston’s unique layout is reliably connected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, also referred to as the T. Throughout the city you can find boutique shopping, fine dining, theaters and more. Visit Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the Bunker Hill monument, Fenway Park, Boston Public Library or the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
- World-Class Bostonian Culture
Take a step into the past by seeing an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, expanding your mind at the Museum of Science or brushing up on your American history at the USS Constitution Museum. And don’t forget Boston Pops and their annual Fourth of July Celebration!
- Lifelong Learning Opportunities
Walk the campuses and sample the student culture of Boston College, Harvard, MIT, Tufts University, Northeastern University and many more. Then there are those historic, prestigious schools that provide opportunities for lifelong learning, such as the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
- Cutting-Edge Healthcare and Medical Centers
Some of the nation’s top medical facilities are here in Boston, including Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Tufts Medical Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, along with many other leading research hospitals.
- Inviting Parks and Public Grounds
Waterstone at the Circle sits right next door to Cassidy Park and is just a moment’s walk from the Chestnut Hill Reservoir. For those who want to spend the afternoon exploring, the world-famous Boston Common or Boston Public Garden are great options.
- Nearby Destination Spots
Waterstone at the Circle in the heart of Boston also puts you close to The Cape, Plymouth Rock, Salem and Marblehead. Aside from the friendly atmosphere of famed Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard, Boston offers quaint and luxurious destinations close by like the Freedom Trail or The Paul Revere House.
It’s easy to find enjoyment, fulfillment and opportunities for personal growth in our community – close to Chestnut Hill’s lifestyle center, The Street.
Join daily programs designed by a team of professionals who are committed to your overall well-being to pursue hobbies and interests. Take a class to develop your creativity or learn to paint. Attend a film screening with your friends. Strengthen your body and improve your endurance and dexterity at the fitness center.
A luxurious, active lifestyle filled with entertainment, exercise, socialization and hobbies awaits you at Waterstone at the Circle. No matter your interests, The Circle always has something to offer.