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FAQ's

Get answers to many common questions about assisted living!

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Your Home...

The way you like it!

Learn about all we do to make John Bertram House truly feel like home for our residents... 
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Our Team

Meet the staff

Get to know the professionals who oversee care and programming at John Bertram House ...
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Virtual Tour

See our community

The best way to learn more is to visit! For those who may not be in the area, view our virtual tour...
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History

Who was John Bertram?

Learn about the John Bertram House, the first assisted living community in Massachusetts...
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John Bertram House is located on Washington Square, directly opposite beautiful Salem Common.  Our city location offers convenient access to the many fascinating and historic attractions of downtown Salem.  We are just one block from the Salem Witch Museum, a five-minute walk from the Peabody Essex Museum and the pedestrian shopping attractions on Essex Street, and the famed Hawthorne Hotel is just around the corner.

 

Below, you'll find additional community information for the area surrounding the John Bertram House and the Bertram House of Swampscott.
Shopping:

  • Marshall's: 781-581-5330
  • Super Stop & Shop: 781-596-1445
  • Walgreen's: 781-581-1328
  • The Gap: 781-599-9411
  • CVS Pharmacy: 781-595-8588
  • Vinin Square Liquors: 781-598-4110
  • CVS Store: 781-595-9181
  • True Value Hardware: 781-581-5050
  • Trader Joe's: 781-598-8700
  • Crosby's Supermarket (Salem/Marblehead)
  • North Shore Mall (Peabody)
  • Liberty Tree Mall (Danvers)

Hospitals

  • Union Hospital: 781-581-9200
  • Salem Hospital: 978-741-1215
  • Lahey Clinic

Banks

  • Eastern: 800-327-8376
  • Salem Five: 800-322-2265
  • Fleet: 800-841-4000

Places of Worship

  • Church of the Holy Name (Episcopal) 60 Monument Avenue, 781-595-1674 
  • St. John the Evangelist (Roman Catholic) 74 Humphrey Street, 781-593-2544 
  • Temple Israel (Jewish) 837 Humphrey Street, 781-595-6635 
  • Temple Beth-El (Jewish) 55 Atlantic Avenue, 781-599-8005 
  • First Congregational Church 40 Monument Avenue, 781-592-6081 
  • Unitarian Universalist 101 Forest Avenue, 781-595-8836 
  • Grace Church (Salem)
  • Temple Shalom (Salem)
  • Wesley UMC (Salem)
  • Immaculate Conception (Salem)
  • First Universalist (Salem)
  • First Church in Salem (Salem)

Restaurants

  • In a Pig's Eye (Salem)
  • Hawthorne Hotel (Salem)
  • The Grapevine (Salem)
  • The Lyceum (Salem)