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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 842 Assisted Living facilities in Acton and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Assisted Living near Acton, Massachusetts

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Concord Park

68 Commonwealth Ave., Concord, MA 01742

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

Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook

10 Devon Drive, Acton, MA 01720

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Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook in Acton, 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...

Bridges by EPOCH at Westford

108 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886

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Bridges® by EPOCH at Westford is a memory care assisted living community located in Middlesex County offering exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory impairment. Bridges® by EPOCH communities have been purposefully...

Artisan at Hudson

235 Washington Street, Hudson, MA 01749

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Artisan at Hudson - a great place to live the good life.We are owned and operated by SageLife. Our founders were pioneers in senior living; they helped define the companies that have defined the industry.Sage’s mission is to create the best home for each member of the SageLife family every day by...

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New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA 01752

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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...

Nashoba Park Assisted Living

15 Winthrop Avenue, Ayer, MA 01432

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Nashoba Park, a Volunteer of America senior community, is a historic renovation of the former Ayer Community Hospital. It is nestled in the heart of the Historic District on the hilltop just above downtown Ayer, MA. Nashoba Park offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living in a...

Carriage House at Lee's Farm

134 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778

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

Traditions of Wayland

10 Green Way, Wayland, MA 01778

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Traditions of Wayland is a senior community located in Wayland, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County, which offers assisted living, independent living and Alzheimer's memory care. Based in a stunning New England estate, the residence is surrounded by acres of beautiful land but is still within...

The Branches of Marlboro

421 Bolton Street, Marlborough, MA 01752

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Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

747 Water Street, Framingham, MA 01701

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

Benchmark Senior Living at Chelmsford Crossings

199 Chelmsford St, Chelmsford, MA 01824

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Chelmsford Crossings is an award winning community located in the Merrimack Valley with easy access to both Rte. 495 and Rte. 3. We are a full service assisted living residence designed with quality services as well as affordability in mind. We offer a full array of services in a home-like...

Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings

20 Charnstaffe Lane, Billerica, MA 01821

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Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica CrossingsAssisted Living at Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica CrossingsBenchmark Senior Living at Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings in Billerica, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need...

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA 02451

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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....

The Branches of Framingham

518 Pleasant Street, Framingham, MA 01701

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The Branches of Framingham in Framingham, 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...

Artis Senior Living of Lexington NOW OPEN

430 Concord Avenue, Lexington, MA 02421

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For personalized memory care services, you are in great hands with Artis Senior Living of Lexington. The Artis Way empowers residents with their own individual preferences and passions as we ensure that your care is personalized and adaptive to your loved one’s uniqueness. From our purpose-built...

The Residence at Freeman Lake

4 Technology Drive, North Chelmsford, MA 01863

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Home Sweet HomeLocated in the beautiful town of North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, our assisted living and memory care community is a place where you can thrive. Enjoy a full and active life knowing our care team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you with anything you need. You...

The Atrium At Drum Hill

2 Technology Drive, North Chelmsford, MA 01863

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The Atrium at Drum Hill 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...

Sunrise of Wayland

285 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA 01778

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In beautiful, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care 24 hours a day/7 days a week 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...

Carmel Terrace

933 Central St, Framingham, MA 01701

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Carmel Terrace is a not-for-profit, non-denominational, assisted living community operated by the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm, leaders in providing care for older adults for more than 75 years.  We serve the individual who wishes to maintain their independence but would enjoy and...

Atria Longmeadow Place

42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

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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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Acton, Massachusetts

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer residential living communities and health care to persons who may require help with things such as bathing or mobility. The services provided often include support with the activities of daily life. Residents may be kept under observation and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide nursing care, “aging in place”, or Alzheimer’s care. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680 . Massachusetts maintains specific regulations associated with this kind of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs supervises this type of community. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include management of self-administered prescription or over-the-counter medications, assistance with activities of daily living , assistance with instrumental activities of daily living, and timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide up to three regularly scheduled meals daily, communities must use daily recommended dietary allowances as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, residence must provide or arrange for the availability of food selections that would permit a resident to adhere to a diet consistent with the most recent edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and a qualified dietitian must review the residence’s dietary plans at least every 6 months. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as assessment of allergies and dietary needs, assessment of residents ability to manage medications, a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, and assessment of residents need for assistance in emergency situations. Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These include: Resident health, Sanitation and food safety, 7-hour general orientation , and Communicable diseases. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include opening containers and pre-packaged medications, observing residents while they take the medication, and management of self-administered medications.


Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting which community is best for your family. The rent burden for Acton is about 19.3% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Acton is $2,540 and the median value for a home for Acton is about $559,789.


Demographics and Values

Acton has a population density of 455 people per square mile. The total population of Acton consists of 23,455 people. Out of the total city population, 49.8% are female and 50.2% are male. The median age of Acton is 44 years old. Of the population of Acton 76.5% have a college degree, 6.7% have a high-school diploma, and 43.9% have a graduate degree. In Acton, 4.4% of the people are veterans. Racially, the population of Acton is 0.1% Native American, 1.6% mixed race, 2.4% black, 70.5% white, 0.5% other or not specified, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% Hispanic, and 24.7% Asian. In Acton, 3.3% consider themselves widows, 69.5% participate in the labor force, 3.8% live in poverty, and 0.6% do not have health insurance.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Massachusetts citizen is ranked 8th nation-wide. Additionally, Massachusetts is ranked 2nd by healthcare standards.


Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. 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.


State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Massachusetts is 38.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.5 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Massachusetts drops to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 71%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 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 American Beech, Flowering Dogwood, Eastern Red Cedar, and American Linden. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the White Pine, the Blue Flag, the Bobcats, or the Obedient Plant. The state animal of Massachusetts is the Woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Massachusetts

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