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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.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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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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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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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341 Memory Care Facilities near Somerville, MA

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If your loved one needs memory care in Somerville, A Place for Mom can help. With 341 memory care facilities in Somerville, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

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

We are also serving Memory Care facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Union Square, Powder House Square and Prospect Hill Somerville. You may also consider nearby communities such as Bedford, Cambridge or Chelmsford.

Memory Care Facilities near Somerville, MA

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This tour was good and the community was fine they just could not accommodate to what we were looking for.

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When you tour assisted livings, they all say the same things about valuing each resident and preserving their dignity. The nicest thing about Victoria Court is what they say on their tours is actually what they do.

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Victoria Court is one of my favorite places to visit. The staff are extremely welcoming and compassionate to all their residents and visitors.

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This tour was good and the community was fine they just could not accommodate to what we were looking for.

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When you tour assisted livings, they all say the same things about valuing each resident and preserving their dignity. The nicest thing about Victoria Court is what they say on their tours is actually what they do.

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Victoria Court is one of my favorite places to visit. The staff are extremely welcoming and compassionate to all their residents and visitors.

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VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy

405 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA 02144

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

5.0(2 reviews)
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Pacifica Senior Living Victoria Court

55 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
14
5

Provides: Memory Care

Our comforts of home philosophy provides elders with a gracious lifestyle in a home-like setting. We offer genuine care and concern for each person in a friendly atmosphere while encouraging independence and freedom of choice. Our goal is to service and accommodate each individual’s needs and...

4.6(64 reviews)

Pacifica Senior Living is strictly a memory care facility and for what it is is it amazing. We were very impressed, we j...

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Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810

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$X,XXX+ monthly
18
16
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

For more than 18 years, Atria Marland Place has been the senior living provider of choice for Andover's wisest older adults. Building on this foundation of trust, they've recently completed a thoughtful, thorough renovation to expand and enhance their community — including the addition of Atria...

4.3(56 reviews)

My mom lived at Atria Marland Place in their Memory Care residence in 2021. The facility is in a very nice building - cl...

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Whitcomb House

245 West Street, Milford, MA 01757

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
23

Provides: Assisted Living

Make yourself at home in the warm, welcoming community of Whitcomb House in Milford, MA, where abundant amenities and thoughtful features provide comfort and convenience. Our Assisted Living residents enjoy regular live entertainment as well as several family events throughout the year. Imagine...

4.4(44 reviews)
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Atria Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

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$X,XXX+ monthly
9
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

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...

4.3(47 reviews)
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Sunrise of Burlington MA

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

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$X,XXX+ monthly
14
4
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

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...

4.6(43 reviews)
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Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702

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$X,XXX+ monthly
8
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Quality Care Today and TomorrowIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of household chores and maintenance for a lifestyle rich in comfort and quality care, prepare to savor the good life. Nestled on more than 100 acres in Framingham, Massachusetts, our community offers a wonderful quality of...

4.2(46 reviews)

Overall this is a really good community for your loved one. They have a coffee doughnut social. holiday activities, outi...

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Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15
4

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

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...

4.4(42 reviews)

This week my wife and I visited our long time next door neighbor, who recently moved into the Maplewood facility. Frankl...

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Langdon Place of Nashua

319 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, NH 03062

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
6

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Langdon Place of Nashua is located in historic and scenic Nashua, New Hampshire, the only city to be voted 'The Best Place to Live' by Money magazine on two separate occasions. Our lovely city is quaint and welcoming with plenty of recreational, cultural and religious opportunities that our...

4.7(38 reviews)
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Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171

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$X,XXX+ monthly
9
7
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

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...

4.2(41 reviews)

After visiting several assisted living facilities we selected Atria because of its on- site nursing availability, cleanl...

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Greenwich Farms at Warwick

75 Minnesota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
3

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Greenwich Farms at Warwick located in Warwick, RI is a Benchmark Senior Living independent living residential community 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?...

4.4(38 reviews)

We were very impressed with our tour with Greenwich Farms. We really like that they have a step by step process and a ca...

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Brookdale Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

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$X,XXX+ monthly
8
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Freedom to Live WellGet ready to exchange cooking, cleaning and laundry for a rich and full retirement experience. At our assisted living and memory care community in Auburn, Massachusetts, we handle the household chores so you can spend more time doing the things you love. With cozy private...

4.0(43 reviews)
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Atria Merrimack Place

85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950

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$X,XXX+ monthly
10
11
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Atria Merrimack Place in Newburyport, MA in Essex County is a senior living community for active, independent-minded seniors. Our community resides on beautiful grounds, with lush greenery in a quiet residential area. We're located in close proximity to the Interstate 95 and surrounded by the...

4.3(38 reviews)
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The Linden at Dedham

391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
17

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

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...

4.1(38 reviews)
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New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA 01752

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$X,XXX+ monthly
19

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

New Horizons is a large not-for-profit continuing care retirement community where a safe, happy, and engaging retirement is everyone's most important concern. Fine dining and extensive activities are vital parts of every day. Our staff of exceptional people has enabled New Horizons to build its...

4.4(35 reviews)

Our family had an in person tour and its a nice facility, but a little far away. It is a little bit older but still nice...

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The Linden at Danvers

220 Conant St, Danvers, MA 01923

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
10

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

The Linden at Danvers is a highly regarded senior care community in Danvers, Massachusetts providing assisted living and memory care services. Our stunning and inviting home-like community enjoys a prime location next to the world famous Cherry Hill Creamery and is just minutes from grocery...

3.6(44 reviews)
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Atria Bay Spring Village

147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806

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$X,XXX+ monthly
9
6
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

At Atria Bay Spring Village, residents will find a picturesque senior living community with a vibrant social calendar. Enjoy reading a book or chatting with friends in cozy community lounges, or on sunny days, relax in our beautiful, serene courtyards. Atria Bay Spring Village is near Barrington...

4.3(37 reviews)
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Brookdale Quincy Bay

99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA 02169

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$X,XXX+ monthly
9
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Welcome to the Good LifeIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of household chores for scenic views of Quincy Bay and the breathtaking Boston skyline, our independent and assisted living community is the place for you. You can enjoy all the conveniences of the city without sacrificing the...

4.1(38 reviews)
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Greystone Farm at Salem

242 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
9
3

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Surrounded by natural woodlands, Greystone Farm at Salem evokes the serenity of a bygone era. In the country kitchen sits a beautifully restored antique loom, brought here by its original owner, fully restored and now a reminder of a simpler time. Thoughtfully designed apartments and amenities...

3.9(40 reviews)

The staff members are all very friendly, and even though they are short handed like many other communities they do a goo...

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Atria Draper Place

25 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA 01747

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$X,XXX+ monthly
7
3
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Atria Draper Place offers a relaxing senior community in the historic New England town of Hopedale. Residents enjoy taking a stroll down to the pond or quietly reading a book from the public library. A variety of lectures and entertainment provide social interaction for residents, friends and...

4.3(36 reviews)

Atria Draper made the transition for my mom as smooth as possible. The staff and residents are all very kind. They put...

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Cost of memory care in Somerville, MA

The average cost of senior living in Somerville is $6,926 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Arlington, MA with an average of $5,830 per month.

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Services for seniors in Somerville, Massachusetts

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In Somerville, Massachusetts, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Somerville, Massachusetts, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Somerville, Massachusetts, is not car dependent. Seniors can expect to accomplish most errands on foot. Transit options in Somerville include 14 bus lines and one subway line. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Somerville has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

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Health care

Somerville offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals including Somerville Hospital and CHA Cambridge Hospital.

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Senior activities

Somerville, Massachusetts, is known for its mix of urban and suburban feel and a variety of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Explore a variety of museums such as the Harvard Art Museum, The Tiny Museum, and Museum of Bad Art. Enjoy shops and dining in the Bow Market in Union Square and even take a food tour. Nature-loving seniors can stay active by strolling through the Little RIver nature preserve or hitting the putting green at Fresh Pond Golf Course.

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Somerville, Massachusetts

Memory Care

Memory care communities run in accordance with a dementia specific care curriculum. A memory care community conforms to particular dementia-related security measures and safety guidelines. Typically, residents in memory care need help with medications, grooming, and personal care . Alzheimer’s living communities have secured areas to limit roaming ; a standard symptom of Alzheimer’s. Basic services offered in memory care may include: housekeeping and laundry service, medication management, comfortable private or semi-private rooms, and 24-hour staffing and personal assistance. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $10,494 and the cost for a semi-private room is around 12,473. The state of Massachusetts maintains specific standards associated with this type of community. The The Executive Office of Elder Affairs supervises this type of community.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the major influence in choosing which community is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Somerville is around 21.1% of the average monthly income. Somerville has a median home value of around $558,312 and the median cost of rent is around $1,943 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 61.2% have a college degree, 16.6% have a high-school diploma, and 29.4% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 50.3% are male and 49.7% are female. The median age of Somerville is 32 years old. Out of the total population of Somerville, 3.7% do not have health insurance, 8.2% have some form of disability, 77.8% participate in the labor force, and 12.4% live in poverty. In Somerville, 2.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Somerville has a population density of 7,616 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Somerville consists of 81,360 people. Racially, the population of Somerville is 9.9% Hispanic, 3.6% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 6.6% black, 2.9% other or not specified, 77.2% white, and 9.6% Asian.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. There are 78 hospitals and 129 health centers that service a population of 6,941,273. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Massachusetts has a cost of living index rating of 134, a grocery index rating of 114, and a housing index rating of 170.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Massachusetts, 23% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,200 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 71%. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 85F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F 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. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. 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 tornadoes.

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 flowering dogwood, flowering dogwood, eastern red cedar, and American beech. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the obedient plant, the spotted geranium, the lance leaf coreopsis, or the new England aster. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

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