Short Term Living

Temporary Senior Living

If you’re looking for a temporary stay in a senior living community, then respite care at The Fitch is a great option. Whether your existing caregiver is on leave or you’d like to spend time with others your age, you’ll find what you’re looking for at The Fitch.

Seniors choose The Fitch for temporary respite care for many reasons, from meeting other people their age to rehabilitation and recovery. Our professional staff will help you settle into The Fitch community, no matter how long your stay.

If you’re looking to meet other seniors, then rest assured that we set aside plenty of time for you to get to know people. Some of our most popular activities for residents who are staying with us include:

  • Board games
  • Trivia quizzes
  • Morning stretch
  • Exercise and strength programs
  • Afternoon socials
  • See all activities 

Aside from meeting other people, you can also enjoy the quiet and beautiful views of Ell Pond, all while staying close to downtown Melrose.

Respite Care


More About Respite Care Stay


At The Fitch, we work to make sure all of our residents are happy — including those who stay with us for a short time.

Our sprawling grounds feature a beautiful lake teeming with wildlife, gorgeous landscaping with outdoor seating, and a facility that has all the modern elements while still maintaining a very cozy and warm feeling of home.

We make the transition into respite care as comfortable as possible. From home-cooked meals to laundry services, we want you to feel right at home. Some features of our respite stay care include:

  • Comfortable furnished units
  • Regular activities and wellness visits to promote community health
  • Trained on-site staff 24 hours/day for support and assistance

To learn more about our temporary stay and respite care senior services in Melrose, contact us by phone at 781-665-0521 or book a tour.

We Look Forward to Welcoming You to Our Home!