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Golden LivingCenter - Fitchburg

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About Our LivingCenter

In Massachusetts, Golden LivingCenter - Fitchburg provides excellent care in a comfortable, home-like environment that maximizes independence and dignity. We have short-term care that emphasizes rehabilitation and return to regular life, as well as long-term nursing, respite care and hospice, provided by licensed community providers.

Our rehab care truly differentiates us. We have a spacious, modern gym where we offer physical, occupational and speech therapy six days a week. Additionally, we offer Freedom Through Functionality (FTF), powered by Aegis Therapies. This program of strength building is a highly effective way to increase mobility and independence. Potential benefits of FTF include improved quality of life, increased muscle strength, improved body composition, improved mobility, enhanced functional capacity, reduced number of falls and enhanced joint flexibility.

We also offer another Aegis program, Geriatric Enhanced Modalities (GEM), through which we offer therapy protocols designed specifically for health conditions common to older adults. Our clinicians are specially trained to integrate the modalities of shortwave diathermy, e-stim, and ultrasound with traditional therapy approaches to maximize patient outcomes. These patients enjoy better mobility, less pain, greater joint flexibility, faster recovery, earlier discharge from therapy and an enhanced quality of life.

At Golden LivingCenter - Fitchburg, we have two full-time dedicated social workers available to all residents and family for a variety of needs, including setting up home services prior to discharge. We have a registered nurse on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as well as a wound-certified nurse. Pulmonary physicians from Mass Lung and Allergy consult weekly at our facility. Our approach to clinical healthcare emphasizes teamwork between all members of our staff -- nurses, dietitians, social workers, activity coordinators -- and each employee plays a key role in the treatment plan.

Golden LivingCenter - Fitchburg is accredited by the Joint Commission and received their Outstanding Life Safety Award in 2010.

We are proud to be a 2008 recipient of the American Health Care Association (AHCA) / National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) Bronze Quality Award. This award recognizes facilities that demonstrate a strong commitment to principles of continuous improvement by delivering ever-improving value to residents and other customers, improving overall organizational effectiveness and capabilities, and serving as a champion for organizational and personal learning. 

Decision Guidance

We understand that there are many healthcare options available to you, and concerns about how you will pay for this care. The following two links will provide you with information to help you make the most informed decision possible.


Your LivingCenter Experience

Our LivingCenters are designed to meet your specific needs. We developed the following guidebooks to provide a better understanding of the Golden Living mission, and to outline the personalized care you can expect to receive while in our care:

Your Stay at Our Golden LivingCenter - We extend a special welcome to our short-term rehab patients with this guidebook, which will help familiarize you with our LivingCenters and help you and your family get to know Golden Living a little better.

Welcome to Our LivingCenter  - A warm welcome to our longer-term care residents. This guidebook was developed to welcome you to our LivingCenters and help you know what to expect.

1199 John Fitch Highway
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Tel: (978) 345-0146
Fax: (978) 345-4053
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Services Offered


  • Dining Experiences
  • In-room Cable Hook-up
  • Courtyard or Patio
  • Private Telephone Lines
  • Hairdressing Services
  • Computer Access
  • Fitness Center
  • Garden
  • Televisions
  • Telephones
  • Recreation & Social Activities
  • Private Rooms Available


Skilled Services

  • Licensed Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Balance Management
  • IV Therapy
  • Diabetes Management
  • Pain Management
  • Continence Management
  • Dialysis Care
  • Wound Care


Special Services

  • Short Term Care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Long Term Care

Services coordinated with community providers

  • Hospice
  • Podiatry
  • Audiology
  • Eye care
  • Dental Care
  • Massage Therapy

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