Rest Homes adapt to challenges of COVID-19

Rest Homes adapt to challenges of COVID-19

The 76 Rest Home's throughout Massachusetts, including the Brookhouse Home have served our communities well during this ongoing pandemic. The public, the families and our staff and residents all appreciate how we have handled this crisis. Expanding roles during a...

Top Five Reasons for Considering a Rest Home

Top Five Reasons for Considering a Rest Home

1.  Socialization I think we all agree that the largest and saddest problem among seniors is isolation.  In fact, studies indicate that the number one reason seniors live longer is socialization. Humans are social beings and the need to interact with others is...

A Rest Home at the forefront

A Rest Home at the forefront

Although senior living communities have become very much an accepted way of life for many of those over the age of 65, the Brookhouse Home remains a forerunner of the current senior living model, and an alternative to more costly Assisted Living options. What We Do...

The Brookhouse Has Seen it All

The Brookhouse Has Seen it All

The Brookhouse Home for Women has endured both the Covid 19 crisis and the Spanish flu of 1918. Our city and our women were strong and resilient then as they are now. The Spanish flu of 1918 to 1920 spread in successive waves from early cases late in 1917 through the...