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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.

Boston, MA communities have a 4.0 average rating based on 209 reviews.

We've found at least 30 Independent Living Communities within 20 miles of Boston, MA that meet your criteria ()

Landmark at Longwood
Landmark at Longwood
Boston, MA 02120
Suffolk County
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out of 2 reviews

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...

3.3 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Boston, MA

The Cambridge Homes
The Cambridge Homes
Cambridge, MA 02138
Middlesex County
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out of 3 reviews

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...

4.2 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Cambridge, MA

Atria Marina Place
Atria Marina Place
Quincy, MA 02171
Norfolk County
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out of 11 reviews

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 of...

4.7 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Quincy, MA

Atria Maplewood Place
Atria Maplewood Place
Malden, MA 02148
Middlesex County
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out of 16 reviews

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...

5 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Malden, MA

Springhouse Senior Living a CCRC
Springhouse Senior Living a CCRC
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Suffolk County
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out of 2 reviews

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...

6 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Jamaica Plain, MA

Sophia Snow House
Sophia Snow House
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Suffolk County
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out of 0 reviews

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 Boston...

6 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in West Roxbury, MA

The Residence at Watertown Square
The Residence at Watertown Square
Watertown, MA 02472
Middlesex County
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out of 4 reviews

The Residence at Watertown Square is Watertown’s newest senior living community providing sophisticated city living, easier. We offer enhanced-independent and assisted living and a treatment-based Reflections program for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. We are...

6 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Watertown, MA

Cabot Park Village
Cabot Park Village
Newton, MA 02460
Middlesex County
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out of 1 reviews

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...

7 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Newton, MA

Brookdale Quincy Bay
Brookdale Quincy Bay
Quincy, MA 02169
Norfolk County
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out of 16 reviews

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...

8 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Quincy, MA

The Gables at Winchester
The Gables at Winchester
Winchester, MA 01890
Middlesex County
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out of 4 reviews

For almost than 25 years, The Gables at Winchester has been serving the Winchester and surrounding communities. The Gables is a comfortable and elegantly furnished senior living community offering the finest in independent and assisted living apartments, as well as rehabilitation services and...

9 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Winchester, MA

Brightview Country Club Heights
Brightview Country Club Heights
Woburn, MA 01801
Middlesex County
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out of 8 reviews

Located just 10 miles northwest of Boston, and sitting on the fifth green of the Woburn Country Club Public Golf Course, Brightview’s award-winning Country Club Heights offers the best of Independent Living and Assisted Living. This community is for golfers, history and culture lovers, and anyone...

9 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Woburn, MA

The Wingate Residences
The Wingate Residences
Needham, MA 02494
Norfolk County
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out of 13 reviews

Voted Best Assisted Living in Boston in 2014 & 2015 by SENIORADVISOR.COM and Voted Best Retirement Living Residence in Needham and Surrounding Communities by the Readers of Hometown Weekly in 2014. The Residences at Wingate is an Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care Community in...

10 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Needham, MA

Maplewood at Weston
Maplewood at Weston
Weston, MA 02493
Middlesex County
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out of 2 reviews

Maplewood at Weston is located along the Charles River in one of the most desirable suburbs in the country. Surrounded by the tranquil countryside, our community is just minutes from the many cultural attractions of Boston, including the Museum of Fine Arts and The Boston Symphony Orchestra. We are...

11 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Weston, MA

Traditions of Dedham
Traditions of Dedham
Dedham, MA 02026
Norfolk County
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out of 7 reviews

You’ll find an active, vibrant senior community at Traditions of Dedham. Residents enjoy the convenience of the nearby historic town center, dining at local restaurants, exploring the Charles River and shopping along Route 1. Traditions of Dedham was voted the No. 1 retirement living residence by...

11 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Dedham, MA

Waterstone at Wellesley
Waterstone at Wellesley
Wellesley, MA 02481
Norfolk County
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out of 3 reviews

Waterstone at Wellesley Waterstone at Wellesley is the best there is in the Wellesley region. Located by the Charles River in Wellesley, Waterstone is the only assisted living community. We offer security and independence, giving you the peace and tranquility you require as a senior resident. Even...

11 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Wellesley, MA

Atria Longmeadow Place
Atria Longmeadow Place
Burlington, MA 01803
Middlesex County
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out of 13 reviews

Atria Longmeadow Place is a welcoming senior community nestled in a wooded area of Burlington, Massachusetts. The community is adjacent to town conservation land and located directly across the street from the world-renowned Lahey Clinic. Residents at Atria Longmeadow Place enjoy the best of both...

12 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Burlington, MA

The Residence at Pearl Street
The Residence at Pearl Street
Reading, MA 01867
Middlesex County
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out of 7 reviews

Welcome to the newly renovated Residence at Pearl Street! Conveniently located adjacent to the town center of Reading, Massachusetts and within walking distance to the town common, post office, churches, banks, restaurants and many shops and services found in the thriving town center, our community...

12 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Reading, MA

Stonebridge at Burlington
Stonebridge at Burlington
Burlington, MA 01803
Middlesex County
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out of 3 reviews

Located in the heart of all that’s buzzing in Burlington is Stonebridge—the newest, most innovative senior living community in the area. Stonebridge at Burlington offers all the benefits and amenities of community living— dining, housekeeping, transportation, maintenance... and fun. We take care of...

13 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Burlington, MA

Carriage House at Lee's Farm
Carriage House at Lee's Farm
Wayland, MA 01778
Middlesex County
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out of 5 reviews

Carriage House at Lee's Farm The Carriage House at Lee’s Farm is an assisted living community in Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Wayland is a quiet town in-between Boston and Worcester. It is a semi-rural town with beautiful natural spaces like forests, fields and marshes around the...

15 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Wayland, MA

Brightview Danvers
Brightview Danvers
Danvers, MA 01923
Essex County
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out of 25 reviews

Located in the North Shore/Cape Ann area of Massachusetts, Brightview Danvers brings the best in senior living options all together in one vibrant community. The only rental retirement community in the area, our campus features Independent Living and Assisted Living residences as well as the...

15 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Danvers, MA

Canton Estates
Canton Estates
Canton, MA 02021
Norfolk County
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out of 0 reviews

We have two residential apartment communities in two convenient locations in Canton, MA. Canton Estates is for those who want spaciousness, convenience and comfort in a contemporary environment. We have short term leases available. Our locations are all easily accessible from Routes RT. 1, 128, 95,...

15 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Canton, MA

Traditions of Wayland
Traditions of Wayland
Wayland, MA 01778
Middlesex County
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out of 4 reviews

At Traditions of Wayland, you’ll find a welcoming senior community with all the comforts of home. Residents enjoy tailored activities and a dedicated staff. Traditions of Wayland is located in a restored mansion surrounded by acres of conservation land.

16 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Wayland, MA

Landmark @ Ocean View
Landmark @ Ocean View
Beverly, MA 01915
Essex County
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out of 8 reviews

Landmark at Ocean View is a beautifully renovated historic building in the heart of downtown Beverly, close to shops, restaurants, churches, the public library and the town common. A community penthouse offers dramatic views of the ocean and city. One monthly fee includes both personal care and a...

16 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Beverly, MA

Colonial Gardens
Colonial Gardens
Beverly, MA 01915
Essex County
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out of 16 reviews

We believe that Colonial Gardens Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Colonial Gardens Gracious Retirement...

17 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Beverly, MA

Concord Park
Concord Park
Concord, MA 01742
Middlesex County
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out of 0 reviews

Concord Park, a Volunteer of America senior community, is conveniently located on Commonwealth Avenue in the heart of the West Concord, MA shopping village. Concord Park offers local seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted living...

18 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Concord, MA

Heritage at Framingham
Heritage at Framingham
Framingham, MA 01701
Middlesex County
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out of 4 reviews

Heritage at Framingham is an Assisted Living community where seniors find the services and security they need without giving up the traditions and independence they cherish. Located in eight park-like acres in the Nobscot region of Framingham, Heritage at Framingham offers seniors personal care and...

19 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Framingham, MA

Orchard Hill Assisted Living at Sudbury
Orchard Hill Assisted Living at Sudbury
Sudbury, MA 01776
Middlesex County
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out of 4 reviews

Orchard Hill at Sudbury is a small home-like residence with an intimate scale and unique residential setting located on a ten acre site near the historic Wayside Inn. The award winning, elegant farmhouse style mansion has spacious studio and one bedroom apartments in the midst of beautifully...

20 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Sudbury, MA

Brookdale Cushing Park
Brookdale Cushing Park
Framingham, MA 01702
Middlesex County
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out of 18 reviews

Brookdale Cushing Park is a senior care community located in the comfortable city of Framingham, Massachusetts. Our community offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services in an inviting and home-like environment. Located just a few miles from downtown Boston, Framingham is...

20 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Framingham, MA

Brightview North Andover
Brightview North Andover
North Andover, MA 01845
Essex County
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out of 6 reviews

Nestled at the base of the former Boston Hill ski resort at 1275 Turnpike Street, Brightview North Andover is Brightview Senior Living’s fifth senior living community in Massachusetts. The community features senior Independent Living apartments with services and resort-like amenities as well as...

20 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in North Andover, MA

Emmanuel House
Emmanuel House
Brockton, MA 02301
Plymouth County
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out of 4 reviews

Owned and operated by Lutheran Social Services of New England, Emmanuel House Residence Assisted Living is a non-profit assisted living facility that welcomes people of all religious denominations.   At Emmanuel House Residence, our philosophy is to foster a safe environment where residents can...

20 miles from Boston, MA

Provides: Independent Living in Brockton, MA

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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.

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