Hebrew SeniorLife


Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) is a 100+ year-old organization committed to maximizing the quality of life of seniors through an integrated network of housing, health care, research, and teaching programs, serving more than 3,500 seniors annually in the Greater Boston area.

Hebrew SeniorLife is a system of care for seniors that includes:

Hebrew SeniorLife also offers services to the community, including adult day health programs at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center and in Brighton; rehabilitation services; outpatient services; and home health care.

HR Contact

1200 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02131
Tel: 617-363-8471
Fax: 617-363-8917


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.


Harvard Medical School Multi-campus Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine

Hebrew SeniorLife serves as the home of the Harvard Medical School Multi-campus Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine. One of the oldest graduate programs of its kind, the fellowship program has trained hundreds of physicians who have gone on to become leaders in geriatric medicine, clinical education and research. Hebrew Rehabilitation Center plays an important role in both the clinical and academic aspects of the program.

Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital

The Department of Medicine at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center is an academic department whose members are engaged in education and research, in addition to patient care. Most physicians in the department are members of the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Members of the department supervise a wide variety of trainees, including second-year students from Harvard Medical School. Hebrew Rehabilitation Center also serves as an important teaching site for medical residents from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital .

University of Massachusetts Boston

One of Hebrew SeniorLife's oldest teaching relationships is with the College of Nursing and Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston. This affiliation offers nursing students strong scientific training and a clinical experience that teaches them the very best ways to care for seniors. This affiliation enables students to study and gain an appreciation of all aspects of the aging process. Through this program, scholarships are awarded to nursing students who show a strong interest in investigating geriatric care as a focus of their nursing career.


The Recuperative Services Unit at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center is accredited by CARF (the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).

Future Goals

In the spirit of the Fifth Commandment, as illuminated by the traditions of the Jewish people, our mission is to honor our elders, by respecting and promoting their independence, spiritual vigor, dignity and choice, and by recognizing that they are a resource to be cherished. As part of our mission, we accept special responsibility for the frailest and neediest members of our community who are most dependent on our care. Everything we do flows from these tenets and is further inspired by the duty of tikkun olam ? to heal the world. We seek to fulfill this mission by: