Hebrew SeniorLife created the word ReAge to reflect the breadth and depth of services we offer: providing world-class health care; building innovative senior communities; funding groundbreaking research; and teaching future generations of geriatricians.

ReAge, a combination of “redefine” and “aging,” means to question everything about the aging process. Through ReAging, we are challenging conventions in order to create and implement new standard-of-care approaches that will positively impact the lives of older adults.

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Interim Chief Medical Officer Medical Director, Long Term Care and Clinical Operations
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Fred Rowland, Ph.D., M.D. is a Medical Director of Long-Term Care and Clinical Operations, overseeing both the HRC Boston and Dedham campuses. Dr. Rowland served as the Chief, Section of Geriatric Medicine for the Department of Medicine, Director of the Medical Ethics Program, and Director of the Palliative Care Team at Saint Francis Hospital. Dr. Rowland served as Medical Director of Campus Facilities and Programs at Mercy Community Health in West Hartford, Conn., Medical Director of Masonicare Hospice, and held an appointment as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Rowland’s professional community involvement includes: having served as Vice Chairman of the Connecticut Medicaid Drug Utilization Board; having served as President of the Connecticut Medical Directors Association; and currently serving on the Board of Directors of the American Medical Directors Association. Dr. Rowland received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College and his Ph.D. and M.D. from the University of Connecticut.

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