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Luxuriate in an independent living community in the historic city of Boston, located in Suffolk county Massachusetts. The home of the Boston Tea Party is an easy city to explore due to the efficient subway system, known locally as the "T", which can help you visit any of the dozens of exceptional seafood restaurants and bars near the harbor or take you to downtown where you can enjoy amazing culture at the Boston Opera House. Independent living in a retirement community in Boston gives you the opportunity to enjoy a stress free life with friends and neighbors who share your love for an active lifestyle.

Senior housing types in Boston, MA

  • Landmark at Longwood
    Landmark at Longwood
    63 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120
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    Landmark at Longwood is a memory care and assisted living community located in the city of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Our community is located at the epicenter of academics and is also proximal to the coastline. Boston is an ideal destination for family and friends who come to visit the...

  • Waterstone at the Circle (Opening January 2018)
    Waterstone at the Circle (Opening January 2018)
    385 Chestnut Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02135
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    Opening early 2018, Waterstone at the Circle independent living apartments will set a new standard for luxury senior living in the Boston area. An extension of the Waterstone brand, developed by EPOCH Senior Living when it opened Waterstone at Wellesley in 2012, Waterstone at the Circle will offer...

  • The Cambridge Homes
    The Cambridge Homes
    360 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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    The Cambridge Homes is located in a historic Georgian-style building on Mount Auburn Street just a mile from Harvard Square and adjacent to Mount Auburn Hospital. A trusted senior community for over 125 years, the not-for-profit Cambridge Homes features 44 independent and assisted living apartments...

  • Atria Marina Place
    Atria Marina Place
    Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171
    (17)
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    At Atria Marina Place, you'll find a welcoming senior community just 10 minutes from Boston on the seaside enclave of Marina Bay. Invite friends and family to enjoy the fresh breeze coming from the water or participate in one of more than 250 monthly activities. Atria Marina Place offers a choice...

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  • Atria Maplewood Place
    Atria Maplewood Place
    295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148
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    At Atria Maplewood Place, you'll find a friendly, family-like environment in a peaceful New England town. Residents are close to shopping, the theater, movies, places of worship and Revere Beach. Atria Maplewood Place combines the convenience of city life with the comforts of country living. Atria...

  • Springhouse Senior Living
    Springhouse Senior Living
    44 Allandale Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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    Springhouse is located in Boston, across from the Faulkner Hospital and within walking distance of the Arnold Arboretum and public transportation. A not-for-profit community, Springhouse originally was endowed by the Mount Pleasant Home. Rogerson Communities, management for Springhouse, has a long...

  • Sophia Snow House
    Sophia Snow House
    1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
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    Sophia Snow House, Inc. is a non-profit, licensed, residential care community in a state-of-the art building. Services include meals, housekeeping, laundry services, activities, transportation, nursing staff on site, hairdresser and much more! We are convenient to the attractions of downtown...

  • Assisted Living at Fenno House
    Assisted Living at Fenno House
    540 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02170
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    Fenno House has provided senior housing in the Wollaston section of Quincy for 42 years. Developed by Wollaston Lutheran Church and HUD, Fenno is not-for-profit and non-sectarian. Our residents come primarily from Boston and South Shore towns. Fenno House has offered certified Assisted Living for 12...

  • The Residence at Watertown Square
    The Residence at Watertown Square
    20 Summer St, Watertown, MA 02472
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    We are located in the heart of historic Watertown, steps from the Charles River and an easy proximity to shopping, houses of worship, recreation and the many cultural attractions that the area offers. We serve the communities surrounding us including Belmont, Newton, Waltham and Cambridge. The...

  • The Residence at Melrose Station
    The Residence at Melrose Station
    158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176
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    The Residence at Melrose Station will open this summer and offer 65 up-scale rental apartment homes that may be for either Independent (retirement) or Assisted Living, or may a combination of both as there is no delineation between apartments. If one is Independent Living, for instance and develops...

  • Cabot Park Village
    Cabot Park Village
    280 Newtonville Avenue, Newton, MA 02460
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    Cabot Park Village offers Seniors an opportunity to live independently, while enjoying a truly carefree lifestyle. Just a short walk from Newtonville Center, Cabot Park Village's location offers residents a wide array of social and cultural activities. Residents enjoy pursuing their interests while...

  • Brookdale Quincy Bay
    Brookdale Quincy Bay
    99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA 02169
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    Brookdale Quincy Bay is a senior care community offering independent living and assisted living services in Quincy, Massachusetts. Our stately home is warm and welcoming featuring beautiful views of Quincy Bay and the Boston skyline. Quincy is a large Boston suburb and offers easy access to world...

Who Needs Independent Living

Many seniors choose independent living in Boston because they no longer wish the responsibilities of home ownership, but still want to maintain their freedom. Independent living communities are incredibly diverse, offering different benefits depending on the community. This diversity means that you can find communities perfect for couples or singles, as well as communities that offer assistance with housekeeping, meals, transportation, and security. The Boston retirement community you choose will be one that provides the environment that best suits your needs.

What to Expect

Independent living communities in Boston usually offer some or all of the following amenities.

  • Pet friendly housing
  • Exercise equipment and programs developed specifically for seniors
  • Planned outings throughout the city
  • Social activities and events
  • Customized meals plans
  • Convenient access to public transportation
  • Housekeeping services

In Boston independent living communities are also referred to as retirement communities. Call us to help you find the community that meets all your needs.

Activities for Seniors in Boston

Boston offers a plentiful variety of activities and attractions perfect for seniors. Here are a few examples.

Library – The Boston Public Library is the second largest library in the United States. With over 20 millions items available to borrow, a visit to the library can allow you to spend weeks enjoying the wonders of modern and classic literature.

Boston Marathon – This annual tradition is one of the best and oldest marathons in the world. If you are still in running shape, runners of any age are welcome. If you prefer to watch, you can celebrate with most of the city as thousands of people run the 26 miles.

Paul Revere House – Paul Revere is one of the most famous figures of the American Revolution. His home, perfectly preserved, serves as a small museum in the heart of Boston.

Baseball – Baseball is an American tradition and Boston celebrates that tradition with a professional baseball team that is over 100 years old. Live Red Sox games at Fenway Park are a wonderful way to spend a sunny day with friends or family.

Churches - Boston is home to roughly half a dozen churches that are 200 years old or older. A walk around the city will allow you to enjoy the beauty of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and other churches like it.

Finding Independent Living in Boston

If you want to enjoy the best from your retirement community in Boston, contact our Senior Living Advisors for a free consultation. They will help you choose the independent living community that best fits the exact lifestyle your are looking for in the city of Boston.