Welcome to the home page of The Stone Institute, Newton’s Historic Senior Care Community. The Stone Institute is a private non-profit residential care and skilled nursing facility located on a safe and quiet hilltop in a Newton Upper Falls residential neighborhood.

We offer a unique combination of a classic rest home (The Pettee House) and a modern skilled nursing facility (The McLellan Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center). Many residents have benefited from the ability to move back and forth between these two levels of care while remaining in familiar hands.

The Pettee House is a beautiful historic home with 24 rooms for affordable supported residential living. Each resident has a personally furnished private room. Three meals a day are served in our spacious dining room. Residents often gather in our nicely appointed living rooms to read, chat or attend daily activities. Our staff is available 24 hours a day to provide resident assistance.

The McLellan Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center is our rehabilitative nursing facility for 82 short-term or long-term residents. We have outstanding physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy services. Our residents also enjoy recreation therapy, music trivia, bingo and arts & crafts. During nice weather we have lemonade socials and cookouts on the patio of our rose garden.

Adults and children from local volunteer community groups often visit with our elders. Please contact our Activities Director if you or your organization would enjoy helping us serve your elderly neighbors.

At the Stone Institute, we are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care. We encourage residents and family members to actively participate in care planning and appreciate any input! Our primary goal is to meet the individual resident's needs and expectations.