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Community Benefits
(Health and Wellness)

at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Community Health and Wellness Programs


Community Lectures by BWFH Medical Staff

The German Centre, Deutsches Altenheim, in West Roxbury, offers seniors services from short-term rehabilitation and assisted living to adult day health, Alzheimer's/memory care and long-term care. In conjunction with Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, The Centre has developed a community speakers’ series featuring free talks, open to all, which provide an opportunity to educate and connect with community members. Talks are generally held on weeknight evenings and feature a one hour session with 30 minutes for Q&A. To learn about upcoming topics, contact

Walking Maps

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To encourage members of our community to consider walking instead of driving, when possible, BWFH's Community Health and Wellness Department has created easy-to-follow walking maps depicting routes and distances to various locations in Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury. These printable maps are available in English (first page of each PDF) and Spanish (second page of each PDF).


Offering comprehensive medical, surgical and psychiatric care as well as complete emergency, ambulatory and diagnostic services to residents of southwest Boston and the surrounding suburbs.