Feel right at Home

At The Fitch, we work hard to ensure that our residents have the privacy, comfort, and convenience they need.

Maintain Independence

All climate-controlled accommodations feature Victorian-style elegance, sun-lit windows, private bathrooms, and walk-in showers. Each room is connected to our call system, putting residents in touch with the front desk instantly.

Ensure a Daily Quality of Life at The Fitch


Five Star Amenities


  • Daily delicious homemade and healthy meals 
  • Daily exercise and activity programs
  • Newly renovated hair salon
  • High-speed Internet access in each room
  • Cable TV and phone access in each room
  • Individual climate control for each room
  • Recumbent steppers/exercise area overlooking Ell Pond
  • Indoor and outdoor entertaining/seating areas
  • Beautiful courtyard garden
  • A covered deck overlooking Ell Pond
  • Ample off street parking for residents and guests

Exceptional Staff & Facility

  • Safe & Secluded
  • 24-hour monitoring premises
  • On-site Medical Staff
  • Daily Wellness Checks
  • 24-hour Staff
  • Licensed Nursing Staff
  • Experienced & Passionate Team
  • Easy access to city attractions and public transportation
  • Walkable access to quaint downtown Melrose

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At The Fitch, we provide activities that help improve the quality of the lives of those living with us with a variety of events and offerings because we firmly believe that learning is lifelong.

Partial Activities List

Every day we host a series of activities that stimulate the mind and body. These activities range from physical exercise, to entertainment and ongoing learning.

  • Daily morning exercises
  • Group Floral Arranging  
  • Regularly-scheduled creative projects
  • Origami, Scrabble, and other games
  • Bingo tournaments, Pokeno, & Card Games
  • Afternoon socials at our *White Swan Pub
  • Music & Collaborative Performances
  • Visiting Guest Speakers
  • **Educational Series
  • Sharing stories and knowledge 
  • Trivia & Ongoing Learning 
  • Weekly entertainment programs
  • Shopping trips
  • Poetry Group 

    *White Swan Pub is a fun on-premise social cocktail hour
    **A series of speakers that deliver on-premise fun seminars

Day Trips

We stay connected to the Melrose community and beyond through annual outings to Boston, the seacoast, and surrounding areas, ensuring that our residents enjoy some of what the region has to offer.

The Fitch Association members (along with their volunteer board) provide monthly entertainment programs in-house as well as a spring luncheon outing. They co-host our annual Silver Tea and Open House with the Kappa Delta Psi Sorority of Melrose.

We Look Forward to Welcoming You to Our Home!