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If your loved one needs memory care in Needham, A Place for Mom can help. With 73 memory care facilities in Needham, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Needham incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Needham memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Needham, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

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Photo of The Wingate Residences of Needham and One Wingate Way
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I picked Wingate because of the facilities location and the visual appeal of the buildings and the grounds. Very clean, very classy. The staff is very friendly and helpful. And the executive staff is always...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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26 reviews
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From the first day we were welcomed for our tour , my mom felt like she was home. The kindness we were greeted with that day continues, and we knew we had made right choice. There was no better feeling...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Exceptional Living Spaces Suited for Later LifeThe exceptional design of this senior living community is in keeping with the aesthetics and high standards expected of every property managed by Everbrook Senior Living.Brookmeadow at Blue Hills features 91 units of rental senior living offering...
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My mom is a resident at Atria Longmeadow Place. She is now on the Memory Care floor that has a smaller number of residents and she can't come and go without supervision. My mom is very happy and well cared...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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My aunt has been with Maplewood for just under a year now and we couldn’t be more pleased with the transition \ service! The staff is phenomenal and they offer a vast array of activities and outings! We love...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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9.6
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Benchmark at Waltham Crossing was great. My wife has since died but they still reach out to me. Benchmark had helpful ideas for any issue we encountered during the stay there. My wife was there 13 months...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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....
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9.5
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If the family member has memory issues that are mild and don't require a locked unit, are they required to be in that unit for their entire stay? I found that one facility did and the other did not. This was...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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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It's a smaller community that is welcoming to new residents. The staff is very friendly and loving. The building is only 1 year old so all rooms are updated and bright. They have been thru several chef over...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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The services are very personalized for the resident. It is a relatively small facility so they can afford to provide that level of attention. That, the openness to the greater community through hosting...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Scandinavian Living Center, open to all nationalities, is a non-profit community set on three beautiful acres in a lovely residential area near Boston. With only forty apartments, its small size and bright space promote a warm and intimate family-like atmosphere where residents enjoy the...
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They were great until my sister got sicker. They did their best but the cost got very high. My sister died there in hospice care The staff are all very nice and try their best.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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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We give the Traditions of Dedham all 5 stars, and based on the experience we have had with them so far we would definitely recommend them to other families. Traditions of Dedham has really given us a peace...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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Photo of Sunrise of Newton
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9.0
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The facility and staff are extremely supportive and helpful. They just need to find more long term help. They need more hires to take the residents from the memory loss floor downstairs for the activities...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Sunrise of Newton, you will enjoy living in the lively suburban neighborhood of Newton Corner, just 20 minutes from downtown Boston, and with a unique car courtyard featuring ample visitor parking. Our community is also conveniently situated within easy reach of I-90 for excursions to the...
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I am very glad to be here. It would be better if there were more opportunities to interact with younger people on a regular basis. One thing I miss is interesting discussions about current events. I do enjoy...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Youville House in Cambridge is an urban oasis just minutes from Harvard and Inman Square. Residents enjoy active lifestyles; some continue to work or travel while others enjoy on-site concerts and lectures.Youville House offers the perfect balance of services and support to assist residents in...
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They have been great to us, and I highly recommend Standish. Our friends are joking that we need to reserve a wing for the near future! The rooms I experienced are bright and quite large. Staff, from...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Standish Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle, offering both assisted living and a secure Compass Memory Support Neighborhood®. The community features 85 lovely rental apartments, comfortable community rooms, and calming outdoor spaces including two ground floor...
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I am very happy with the facility and the staff staff. They are very nice and friendly. I did find, on the day we moved my mom in, there was no one really there to give us any direction and we didn't really...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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Pros: nursing staff very caring and attentive. Good communication. Nice environment. Cons: director is lovely in person but hard to get a response from otherwise. Also, this facility feels geared towards...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Carriage House at Lee's Farm is an assisted living community in Wayland, Massachusetts. Wayland is a beautiful small town with natural spaces like forests, fields and marshes around the Sudbury River.At Carriage House we strive to meet the individual needs and wants of our residents Our care...
Photo of Adelaide of Newton Centre
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We chose Adelaide of Newton Centre because of the space, I thought it was exactly what he needed, it was open and spacious. He liked to walk and they have a really nice loop that he was able to do within the...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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They do a very good job here. All of the staff have been very professional, staff and residents are nice people. The apartment sizes are larger than I expected, I am very comfortable. I would recommend New...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Benchmark Senior Living at New Pond Village located in Walpole, MA provides independent living for active seniors who are looking to socialize, stay active, and no longer want the worry of owning a home. Are you ready to enjoy a carefree, maintenance-free lifestyle? Wouldn’t it be great to have...
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The factors that made us choose Neville Place as a good fit for our mom continue to be the factors that bring satisfaction: the setting-direct access to the walking trails around Fresh Pond; the openness to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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The facility (memory care section anyway) is brand new so everything is fresh and clean and new. The "apartments" (room with mini kitchenette) are good size.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Residence at Boylston Place is a senior living community that provides traditional assisted living with security and every opportunity for a full, enriching life. The Residence at Boylston Place is located in one of Massachusetts' most exclusive and picturesque towns and offers a lifestyle...
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33 Floor plans available
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Benchmark really impressed me initially when I first started looking because I could see how the staff worked as a team, which is important for keeping a facility like that running smoothly The staff are...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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MY MOTHER IS HAPPY THERE. THE STAFF IS VERY FRIENDLY. UPPER MANAGEMENT IS EXTREMELY EASY TO DEAL WITH AND AS HELPFUL. I MOVED MY MOTHER FROM ANOTHER ASSISTED LIVING BECAUSE OF NASTY CONDITIONS AND POOR...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Linden at Dedham is nestled in an inviting green country setting in a quiet wooded area conveniently located off of Route 95. Although we are not the “shiny penny” in our market, we offer all the comforts of home with unparalleled nursing care, coupled with longevity amongst its staff. As a...
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I am so Happy that we found Providence House. The Sales and Marketing Director was so welcoming and informative of all they have to offer. She takes her time to answer all your questions and goes above and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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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5 for all! We have been very satisfied with the Rogerson House program in all these areas. We recommend it highly them to other families based on our experience so far. Best thing: [name removed] is happy...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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My review of Susan Bailis is excellent. [name removed] , the. Exec Dtr, [name removed] & [name removed], the nurse were all so helpful. [name removed]went above & beyond his responsibility to help & keep...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Located just minutes from Symphony Hall, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, residents of the Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community live in the heart of Boston's thriving cultural and entertainment world. Convenient to nearby shopping, restaurants, and a host of...
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Overall it has been a good experience, but they need more people for assistance and need to work some on training the staff that are there.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Cornerstone at Canton offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living, ConnectedLIFE, an open campus memory support program for Assisted Living residents who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, and a state-of-the-art secure Compass Memory Support Neighborhood® affiliated with the Boston...
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Cost of memory care in Needham, MA

The average cost of senior living in Needham is $6,989 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Mansfield Center, MA with an average of $6,424 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Needham, MA vs. nearby cities

Needham, MA
$6,999/mo
$7,016/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Needham, MA vs. the state and national average

Needham, MA
$6,999/mo
U.S. national average
$4,759/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Needham vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$6,999/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Needham, MA by room type

Semi-Private
$6,979/mo
Studio
$7,803/mo
1 Bedroom
$8,395/mo
2 Bedroom
$9,580/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$7,795/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Needham over time

Needham, MAMA stateNational

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What families are saying about memory care in Needham

Recent reviews for memory care in Needham

The Gables at Winchester

4.3
I like living here, it’s close to Boston so we have interesting outings. The staff is friendly and competent. The apartments are spacious and clean. There are many windows in my apartment that have great views

Scandinavian Living Center in West Newton, MA

4.8
The whole place has a very friendly atmosphere. SLC offers a lot of programs that are open to people who live in the surrounding community, so the residents feel like they are still part of the community. The food is very good. I would recommend Scandinavian Living Center to others.

The Residence at Paine Estate in Wayland, MA

4.7
My dad was determined and prepared to remain in his Wayland home. He moved to Traditions of Wayland in December for a two month “respite”, not long after a bad fall and several broken bones required hospitalizations and weeks in rehab. When the Traditions Resident Care Director, came to his ...
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Needham review score based on 168 family reviews

7.8
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This proprietary review score is based on 168 reviews of 67 Needham memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Needham review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Needham review score compared against nearby cities

7.8
Needham, MA67 facilities
7.8
Newton, MA86 facilities
7.7
Watertown Town, MA97 facilities

Review subcategories for Needham memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 168 reviews of 67 Needham memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Needham resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our senior living advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Needham, MA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.4
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
4.5
Care services
4.1
4.2
Staff
4.4
4.4
Meals & dining
4.0
4.0
Activities
4.0
3.9
Value for cost*
4.0
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Needham memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Needham memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Needham, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Needham memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Needham that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Needham, MANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
50.7%
65.1%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
23.9%
47.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
83.6%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
71.6%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
29.9%
28.3%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
83.6%
89.6%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
65.7%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
73.1%
72.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Needham memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Needham Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Needham, MANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
62.7%
73.9%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
52.2%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
55.2%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
19.4%
26.1%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Needham memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Needham partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Needham, MANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
47.8%
27.3%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
68.7%
43.8%
No sugar
No sugar
56.7%
41%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
56.7%
49.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
13.4%
16%
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Availability of select dining options in Needham memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Needham communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Needham, MANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
56.7%
31.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
62.7%
39.2%
Room service
Room service
44.8%
36.2%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
37.3%
22.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Needham memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Needham offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Needham, MANational
Activity director
Activity director
71.6%
45.2%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
50.7%
33.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
43.3%
27.8%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
52.2%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
67.2%
51.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
70.1%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
62.7%
39%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
47.8%
34.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
62.7%
35.7%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
68.7%
46.8%
Live performances
Live performances
68.7%
47.2%
Dances
Dances
29.9%
30.4%
Fitness center
Fitness center
44.8%
21.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
68.7%
45.9%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Brookmeadow at Blue Hills, Atria Longmeadow Place and Maplewood at Weston are the top-rated memory care facilities near Needham, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

There are 73 memory care facilities near Needham, Massachusetts. See the full list.

The 73 memory care facilities near you in Needham, Massachusetts typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Needham, Massachusetts, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Needham, Massachusetts, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Needham, Massachusetts ranges from $300 to $69161. The average Memory Care cost in Needham, Massachusetts is $6,989. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Needham, Massachusetts typically starts at $300. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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