Services and Amenities

Below are just the highlights of the services provided at New Horizons at Choate. View a comprehensive list of services and amenities.

Mind, Body and Soul

Expand your mind, Exercise your body, Feed your soul...and don’t forget to have some fun!

New Horizons offers a friendly, vibrant, and enriching lifestyle for seniors who want to make the most of each day. Coordinated activities cultivate physical, intellectual, social, emotional, and spiritual health and encourage residents to develop friendships and maintain independence. Our lively Activities Department provides the opportunity for a full day of engagement and enjoyment.

Expand your mind

“You’re never too old to learn something new.” - Henry Ford.
New Horizons offers many varied programs that satisfy the quest for lifelong learning:

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  • Tech help
  • Book clubs
  • Writing groups
  • Guest speakers
  • Wellness seminars
  • Historical presentations
  • Monthly resident meeting
  • Resident discussion groups

Exercise your body

“If there ever were an anti-aging pill, I would call it exercise.” - Ernestine Shepard
The old adage, ‘move it or lose it’ is very true. New Horizons offers residents the opportunity to keep moving to help maintain strength, improve balance, impact fitness, and boost moods.

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  • Group yoga
  • Walking groups
  • Horn Pond walks
  • Group chair exercise
  • Group chair dancing

Feed your soul

"Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, man cannot live without a spiritual life." – Buddha
Residents are welcome to take part in a monthly Catholic Mass as well as a monthly non-denominational Christian service, both led by clergy from local churches. In addition, weekly opportunities for exploring your faith and engaging your spirit are offered.

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  • Rosary group
  • Bible study
  • Group viewing of daily Mass
  • Transportation to local churches

Have some fun

“We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” - George Bernard Shaw
Residents at New Horizons enjoy time with friends while participating in an assortment of activities throughout the day. Programs are offered in numerous locations within the community.

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  • Bingo
  • Movies
  • Card games
  • Word games
  • Knitting groups
  • Art and craft classes
  • Cook outs
  • Live music
  • Trivia night
  • Entertainment
  • Cocktail parties
  • Cooking demonstrations
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Residents enjoy being busy both in and out of the community. Transportation in New Horizons’ 14-passenger van is offered at no cost.

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  • Voting
  • Museums
  • Casino trips
  • Out to lunch
  • Shopping trips
  • Local churches
  • Sunday scenic ride

On-Site Medical Services and Other Programs

Bournewood Caulfield
Counseling and mental healthcare

DaVita Woburn Dialysis
Kidney dialysis

Tender Loving Care
Child day care

Moon Hearing Services
Hearing aids and assistive listening devices

Woburn Dental Associates
26 Warren Ave., Woburn

Novella Infusion
Variety of infusion therapies

Monthly visits

Stay Beautiful Medspa
Variety of aesthetic treatments

Rebecca Spoerri-Bowman
Osteopathic clinic

Beth Israel Lahey – Woburn Medical Associates
Internal medicine, pulmonology, and cardiology

On-Site Dialysis

Some medical conditions require special attention. Davita Dialysis is conveniently located in our first-floor Medical Center. Just a short elevator ride and a few steps away, this is an ideal location for residents receiving dialysis treatment. Visit for more information, or call 866-544-6741.


Why waste your time standing in line? Winchester Drug and other local pharmacies provide on-site delivery of medications at no charge.

Dental Services

Catering to several residents at New Horizons at Choate and conveniently located just a few steps across the street is Woburn Dental Associates, a full-service dental care office. Other skilled and experienced dental offices are also located nearby.

Another excellent dental office has operated for more than a quarter century in the Medical City building at 800 West Cummings Park, Woburn. Reach Dr. Anthony Cardone, a Tufts Dental graduate, at Cardone Family Dental at 781-932-9320.

Hair Salon and Barber

Our on-site salon, Shear Expressions, is fully equipped with well-appointed styling stations. New Horizons' hair salon and barbershop offers a variety of services, including permanents, cuts, shampoos, rinses, coloring, and more.


New Horizons coordinates with local podiatrists for regular visits. Please visit the front desk for more details.


Both New Horizons are strictly not-for-profit communities owned by Cummings Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in New England. Cummings Foundation awards more than $30 million annually, and has awarded more than $500 million to date to support greater Boston nonprofits.