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Known affectionately by locals as Beantown, Boston found in Suffolk County, MA is a little big city with plenty of picturesque districts perfect for housing memory and Alzheimer's care facilities. These communities are not only easily accessible by public transportation, but they are in the heart of some of the best health care facilities in the US. Families that want dementia care for family members in an area with the best health care systems should consider the fine memory care community that is located throughout Boston.

Senior housing types near Boston, MA

  • Landmark at Longwood

    Landmark at Longwood

    63 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120
    (8)
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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...

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  • Standish Village

    1190 Adams Street, Boston, MA 02124
    (11)
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    Standish Village offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living and a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss developed in affiliation with the Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease...

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  • Compass on the Bay

    Compass on the Bay

    1380 Columbia Road, South Boston, MA 02127
    (13)
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    Compass on the Bay is a state-of-the-art Memory Support Assisted Living community offering research-based treatment programming for those with varying levels of memory loss, including Mild Cognitive Impairment (early memory loss) and diagnosed Alzheimer's disease in a comfortable dignified...

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  • Leonard Florence Center for Living

    Leonard Florence Center for Living

    165 Captain's Row, Chelsea, MA 02150
    (1)
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    The Leonard Florence Center for Living, a state-of-the-art, 100-bed skilled nursing home sponsored by the Chelsea Jewish Foundation, is now accepting resident applications for its February opening. Located on Admiral's Hill in Chelsea, MA, the Leonard Florence Center for Living is the first urban...

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  • Prospect House

    Prospect House

    420 Reservoir Avenue, Revere, MA 02151
    (11)
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    Prospect House is an assisted living community located in the oceanfront neighborhood of Revere. Opened in 2002, the house features 109 apartments and offers a staff of trained professionals and state-of-the-art services. New Spring Senior Communities is a group of four unique Massachusetts...

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  • Rogerson House

    Rogerson House

    434 Jamaica Way, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (7)
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    Originally opened as the Boston Alzheimer’s Center in 1997, Rogerson House was the first community in the Boston area to provide care exclusively to individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. Rogerson House continues to be recognized as both a pioneer and leader in the field...

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  • Providence House

    Providence House

    180 Corey Road, Brighton, MA 02135
    (4)
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    Providence House at Corey Park offers independent and assisted living for people age 62 and over who want or need supportive services. The non-sectarian community was co-developed by the Archdiocese of Boston Planning Office for Urban Affairs and E.A. Fish Associates, and is managed by Welch...

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  • Atria Marina Place

    Atria Marina Place

    Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171
    (24)
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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 of...

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  • Chestnut Park At Cleveland Circle

    Chestnut Park At Cleveland Circle

    50 Sutherland Rd, Brighton, MA 02135
    (11)
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    Benchmark Senior Living at Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle in Brighton, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life activities. If you or your loved one needs help with medication management, bathing, dressing, or...

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  • Neville Place

    Neville Place

    650 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
    (7)
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    Neville Place offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living and a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss developed in affiliation with the Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Center...

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  • Atria Maplewood Place

    Atria Maplewood Place

    295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148
    (29)
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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...

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  • The Residence at Watertown Square

    The Residence at Watertown Square

    20 Summer St, Watertown, MA 02472
    (10)
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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...

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  • Evans Park At Newton Corner

    Evans Park At Newton Corner

    430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458
    (18)
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    Evans Park at Newton Corner in Newton, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life activities. If you or your loved one needs help with medication management, bathing, dressing, or transportation to and from doctor’s...

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  • The Residence at Melrose Station

    The Residence at Melrose Station

    158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176
    (13)
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    The Residence at Melrose Station opened the summer of 2017 and offers 65 up-scale rental apartment homes that may be for either Independent (retirement) or Assisted Living, or a combination of both as there is no delineation between apartments. If one is Independent Living, for instance and develops...

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  • Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

    Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

    73 Chestnut Street, Saugus, MA 01906
    (38)
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    Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is proudly a CMS 5-star rehabilitation center that provides top-of-the-line post acute care to the North Shore community. Nestled in the charming neighborhood of Saugus off Route 1, Chestnut Woods is a warm and comfortable community offering...

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  • Sunrise of Arlington

    Sunrise of Arlington

    1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476
    (22)
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    Positioned to enjoy the greenery & peacefulness of the Lexington Bike Path on one side and the bustling in-town location of Massachusetts Ave. on the other side, Sunrise of Arlington has the best of both worlds under one roof. Our community is perfect for the resident who prefers an urban...

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  • The Atrium at Faxon Woods

    The Atrium at Faxon Woods

    2003 Falls Boulevard, Quincy, MA 02169
    (22)
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    The Atrium at Faxon Woods is an assisted living residence designed exclusively to serving the needs of individuals with memory loss. Our goal, in everything we do, is to create an environment that feels safe and familiar, empowering and fulfilling. Each detail of our unique, single story residence...

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  • NewBridge on the Charles Memory Care

    NewBridge on the Charles Memory Care

    6000 Great Meadow Rd, Dedham, MA 02026
    (1)
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    You want the best for your loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. So do we. Strongly informed by research, memory care assisted living at NewBridge on the Charles offers comfortable and secure apartments and living areas, stimulating programming that keeps residents...

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  • The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

    The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

    235 Gould Street, Needham, MA 02494
    (17)
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    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...

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  • The Linden at Dedham

    The Linden at Dedham

    391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026
    (25)
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    Brookdale Dedham is a premiere assisted living and memory care community in Dedham, Massachusetts. Our community boasts an ideal location surrounded by conservation land on the Charles River just minutes from some of the country's best shopping, dining and medical centers. Dedham has a rich history...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn

    Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn

    One Cedar Street, Woburn, MA 01801
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Assisted Living Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn in Woburn, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life activities. If you or your loved one needs help with medication management, bathing, dressing, or transportation to...

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  • Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury (NOW OPEN)

    Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury (NOW OPEN)

    1 Farmstead Lane, Sudbury, MA 01776
    (1)
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    Designed exclusively for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury offers exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle to individuals living with dementia in Middlesex County, as well as peace of mind for their families. Our community is...

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  • Bridges by EPOCH at Hingham

    Bridges by EPOCH at Hingham

    1 Sgt. William B. Terry Drive, Hingham, MA 02043
    (3)
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    Bridges by EPOCH, set in picturesque Hingham, MA, is an assisted living community that offers beautiful outdoor areas, with peaceful, comfortable seating, gorgeous planters and colorful gardens. The staff and care-givers at Bridges by EPOCH have a unique and sincere respect for the many...

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  • The Falls At Cordingly Dam

    The Falls At Cordingly Dam

    2300 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462
    (12)
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    A magnificent waterfall that once powered an 18th century mill creates a dramatic setting for The Falls at Cordingly Dam. Tucked away in a charming historic village, this is an extraordinary natural haven where fond memories and family traditions thrive. Inside, you'll find a familiar feeling of...

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  • Sunrise of Braintree

    Sunrise of Braintree

    618 Granite Street, Braintree, MA 02184
    (23)
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    Sunrise of Braintree is located minutes from Route 128, Interstate 93 and Route 1, just minutes from South Shore Plaza. Our Victorian-style Mansion was built in 2007 and is set back from the road to provide a tranquil, peaceful environment, surrounded by lush landscaping, green lawns, and paved...

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  • Maplewood at Weston

    Maplewood at Weston

    99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493
    (14)
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    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...

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  • Wingate Residences at Weston

    Wingate Residences at Weston

    75 Norumbega Rd, Weston, MA 02493
    (4)
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    Wingate Residences at Weston is ideally located overlooking the Charles River. We have an onsite hair salon, Greenhouse and Patio area. We offer a full recreational program that meets the needs of the individual resident. Our community offers 24-hour skilled nursing for short and long term care...

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  • Traditions of Dedham

    Traditions of Dedham

    735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026
    (14)
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    Since 2002, Traditions of Dedham has been committed to not only our residents, but also the Dedham and neighboring community seniors for over 15 years. We are your trusted choice with a great reputation for quality and care. Here you'll find an active, vibrant senior community at Traditions of...

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  • Sunrise of Lynnfield

    Sunrise of Lynnfield

    55 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (14)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

    126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA 02451
    (15)
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    Waltham Crossings is a comfortable and casual senior living community, with easy access to the surrounding Metrowest area. Residents of Waltham Crossings enjoy chatting with friends in the fireplaced living room, barbecuing among the gardens, or joining in on a game of cards in the Cape Cod room. At...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Lexington NOW OPEN

    Artis Senior Living of Lexington NOW OPEN

    430 Concord Avenue, Lexington, MA 02421
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Artis Senior Living of Lexington offers specialized memory care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia in Lexington, Massachusetts. Our unique neighborhood-centered community empowers residents to maintain their independence and interests without sacrificing the expert...

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  • Allerton House Weymouth

    Allerton House Weymouth

    43 School House Rd, Weymouth, MA 02188
    (8)
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    Allerton House Weymouth provides pleasant, private apartments and a host of personal services, which emphasize independence, dignity and well-being. Help is available 24 hours a day. We offer: Choice of studio, 1 or 2 bedroom apartments Help with personal care: bathing, dressing, etc. is included...

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  • Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

    Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

    140 University Avenue, Westwood, MA 02090
    (7)
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    Peace of Mind for Massachusetts Seniors and Their Families, located in Westwood, MA, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Bridges® by EPOCH at Westwood is built exclusively for area seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Here, our compassionate team, easy-to-navigate households and...

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  • White Oak Cottages

    White Oak Cottages

    6 Longwood Drive, Westwood, MA 02090
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    Our goal at White Oak Cottages is to offer our residents homes where they enjoy excellent quality of life and quality of care. The home itself has been thoughtfully designed with the happiness and well being of our residents in mind. The White Oak Cottages are homes where people want to live and...

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  • Windrose at Woburn

    Windrose at Woburn

    857 Main St, Woburn, MA 01801
    (5)
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    Windrose of Weymouth is designed to promote resident interaction through research-based, resident-driven programming conveniently located right outside our apartment doors. Each neighborhood offers a dining room and common areas to encourage resident choice. Our families experience the peace of mind...

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  • Kaplan Estates

    Kaplan Estates

    240 Lynnfield St, Peabody, MA 01960
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Woodbridge, a friendly and vibrant assisted living community where safety and comfort are paramount. Located on a wooded knoll in Peabody, Massachusetts, on the North Shore of Boston, Woodbridge offers private rental apartments for seniors. Aviv Centers of Living May News: Aviv Centers...

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  • Sunrise of Burlington

    Sunrise of Burlington

    24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
    (32)
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    Sunrise of Burlington is nestled right in the heart of this great town. Our attractively designed apartments overlook suburban neighborhoods, forests and a town baseball field. Enjoy watching baseball and lacrosse practices in your own backyard! If you are a proud Burlington resident you will be at...

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  • The Residence at Vinnin Square

    The Residence at Vinnin Square

    224 Salem Street, Swampscott, MA 01907
    (1)
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    The Residence at Vinnin Square is a premier Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, coming soon to a quiet, wooded parcel in Swampscott, MA. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the...

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  • Atria Longmeadow Place

    Atria Longmeadow Place

    42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
    (17)
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    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...

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  • The Residence at Pearl Street

    The Residence at Pearl Street

    75 Pearl Street, Reading, MA 01867
    (23)
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    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 recently received a $3 million full community renovation....

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  • Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

    Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

    40 Clapboardtree St, Norwood, MA 02062
    (6)
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    At Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree, we are committed to ensuring that our every service and amenity will help create the enriched, active life you deserve. It starts with our surroundings. Our community beautifully balances privacy, safety and security, with well-appointed dining rooms and...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Reading

    Artis Senior Living of Reading

    1100 Main St, Reading, MA 01867
    (10)
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    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts and needs. The Heart...

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  • Windsor Place of Wilmington Assisted Living

    Windsor Place of Wilmington Assisted Living

    92 West Street, Wilmington, MA 01887
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Windsor Place offers independent,assisted and Alzheimer's/memory care. You've mastered the art of living well, and it shows. At Windsor Place Assisted living, you can retire that way, too. No matter what you are looking for in an assisted living residence, you'll find the best of it all at Windsor...

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  • Windrose at Weymouth

    Windrose at Weymouth

    670 Main St, South Weymouth, MA 02190
    (7)
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    Conveniently located on Main Street (Route 18) in South Weymouth, just down the street from South Shore Hospital, Windrose at Weymouth is a purpose-designed and service-enhanced assisted living community exclusively dedicated to those with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss. Its...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

    Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

    One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA 01773
    (2)
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    Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons is a state-of-the-art assisted living community for people living with Alzheimer's or dementia and is located in Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Our campus facilities are tailored for the individual needs of residents with dementia in the historic...

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  • Sunrise At Gardner Park

    Sunrise At Gardner Park

    73 Margin Street, Peabody, MA 01960
    (19)
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    Sunrise at Gardner Park, which provides both Assisted Living as well as Reminiscence (memory) Care, has been serving the needs of seniors and their families since 1994. Famous for it's 'Bed and Breakfast' ambiance, Gardner Park is housed within a gracious Victorian Mansion. Besides the 55 private...

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  • Sunrise of Norwood

    Sunrise of Norwood

    86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA 02062
    (23)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • The Residence at Penniman Hill (Opening Early 2020)

    The Residence at Penniman Hill (Opening Early 2020)

    276 Whiting St, Hingham, MA 02043
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    The Residence at Penniman Hill is ideally located just around the corner from the Derby Street Shoppes in picturesque Hingham. Whether enjoying historic Main Street, which Eleanor Roosevelt called “the most beautiful in America,” a harbor sunset, or the many charms of this lovely town, residents...

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  • Sunrise of Cohasset

    Sunrise of Cohasset

    125 King Street, Cohasset, MA 02025
    (9)
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    Our community in Cohasset sits on historic Route 3A and is minutes from the South Shore coastline. Our activities program is second to none and we implement quite bit of outdoor excursions and trips. Some of the trips we take our seniors to include musicals, theatre, concerts, Scituate and Cohasset...

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  • The Atrium at Veronica Drive

    The Atrium at Veronica Drive

    1 Veronica Drive, Danvers, MA 01923
    (10)
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    When looking for long-term care for your loved one who has dementia, you’ll want to make sure it provides the right type of certified memory care specialists and a safe environment with constant monitoring. Will your loved one have personal assistance? Have access to meaningful activities and...

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Boston, Massachusetts

Memory Care

Memory care facilities administer intensive medical care to seniors with serious dementia and health conditions in a supervised facility. This facility utilizes caregivers who have received trained annually in aiding seniors with memory care, cognitive impairments, and Alzhemier's. Basic services offered in memory care may include: comfortable private or semi-private rooms, daily meals, exercise and physical therapy programs, and 24-hour staffing and personal assistance. This kind of facility provides 24-hour monitored care with health management, meals, and recreational activities for occupants. Memory care living facilities have supervised areas to prevent wandering ; a common symptom of Dementia. The annual median cost for a private room is around $158,545 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $149,672 . The state of Massachusetts has a number of provisions associated with this type of facility. The The Executive Office of Elder Affairs supervises this type of facility.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those with chronic illnesses or those requiring continuing care, access to medical facilities could be a motivating determinant while determining what type of care best meets your loved ones needs. In total, there are 13 hospitals located in Boston which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Boston include Massachusetts General Hospital, New England Baptist Hospital, and Brigham And Women's Faulkner Hospital.

Cost of Living

The community where a care facility is located could have a major influence on the price of care. The total cost of living can be a big influence when determining which community works for your loved one's needs. Boston has a cost-of-living index of around 181.6 based on an average score of 100, where any score above 100 is more costly than the average amount. Boston has a grocery price index of 105.7. The rent burden for Boston is around 22.6% of the average monthly income. Boston has a median home value of around $455,371 and the median cost of rent is around $1,964 per month.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air temperature, and air quality of a destination can have a considerable effect on the well-being of senior citizens. The average air quality index rating in Boston is about 48.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score is at its peak during the month of December at approximately 58.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Boston has a humid subtropical type of climate. Monthly, Boston receives about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically falls in October with an average of 5 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Boston gets on average 48.10 inches of snow in a year. During the summertime, the average temperature in Boston is around 73°F. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 59°F during June. The summer high temperature is at approximately 85°F during July. During the winter months, the average temperature falls to approximately 33°F. The highest winter temperature will rise to roughly 45°F during the month of December. The low winter temperature is approximately 22 °F in the month of February. On average, Boston has a humidity rating of 64%. Humidity levels are highest in September at around 69%.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Boston is 4.9% mixed race, 19.4% Hispanic, 25.3% black, 52.8% white, 9.5% Asian, 7.2% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.4% Native American. Out of the total city population, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. In Boston, 20.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.1% are over the age of 60, 4.5% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. The median age of Boston is 32 years old. In terms of crime, Boston has 22.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 7.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Boston, 4.1% consider themselves widows, 68.9% participate in the labor force, 20.5% live in poverty, and 12.3% have some form of disability. In the previous presidential election, 81.8% voted Democrat, 14.1% voted Republican, and 4.1% voted for a third party candidate in Suffolk county. In terms of education, 21.3% have a graduate degree, 20.9% have a high-school diploma, and 47.4% have a college degree. The current population of Boston is growing at a rate of 0.009%. Boston has a population density of 5,472 people per square mile. In Boston, 2.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Boston is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Boston, out of the total population 0.7% practice Judaism, 1.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 1.1% practice Islam. In Boston, 37.2% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Boston 48.2% practice Catholicism, 4.9% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 2.0% are Baptists.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th out of all states in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. In terms of resources, Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8, a grocery index rating of 113.9, and a housing index rating of 170.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. In total, Massachusetts has 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 citizens. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 23% of Massachusetts's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,200 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican. In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68°F. The average high summer temperature is around 85°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45°F during the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7°F in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Massachusetts is 38.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.5 AQI. While residents of Massachusetts mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Massachusetts can include hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornados.

Wildlife to be found in Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of butterfly weed, american linden, eastern hemlock, and white spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white pine, the spike gayfeather, the bobcats, or the lanceleaf coreopsis. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.