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Senior housing types near Amherst, MA

  • The Arbors at Amherst

    The Arbors at Amherst

    130 University Dr, Amherst, MA 01002
    (2)
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  • Linda Manor Assisted Living

    Linda Manor Assisted Living

    345 Haydenville Road, Leeds, MA 01053
    (4)
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    Linda Manor Assisted Living is an assisted living community, located in the quiet, historic village of Leeds, MA. This modern community is situated in a wooded setting, near transportation for shopping and appointments. Leeds, a part of the City of Northampton, MA, is nestled in the Berkshire...

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  • Keystone Commons

    Keystone Commons

    460 West Street, Ludlow, MA 01056
    (14)
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    Keystone Commons provides Independent, Assisted, Alzheimer's and Memory Care residential living in Ludlow, MA.  Keystone Commons is a rental community that offers people over the age of 55 years a delightful way to live.  Independent Living (44 apartments) provides 31 meals per month,...

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  • Day Brook Village

    Day Brook Village

    298 Jarvis Ave, Holyoke, MA 01040
    (2)
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    Day Brook Village Senior Living is proud to be the first continuing care retirement community in Massachusetts, offering a range of housing and healthcare options to meet our residents’ changing needs. At Day Brook Village, our residents enjoy a supportive retirement lifestyle with personal care...

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  • Orchard Valley At Wilbraham

    Orchard Valley At Wilbraham

    2387 Boston Rd, Wilbraham, MA 01095
    (16)
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    Orchard Valley at Wilbraham blends the best of assisted living with a small town atmosphere. Known for its working farms and annual peach festival, our community embodies close family ties, fond memories and lasting traditions. Just a short drive from Main Street in Wilbraham, MA, Orchard Valley has...

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  • Armbrook Village

    Armbrook Village

    551 North Road, Westfield, MA 01085
    (29)
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    Armbrook Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted living options as well as a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss developed...

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  • The Wellington at Springfield

    The Wellington at Springfield

    942 Grayson Dr, Springfield, MA 01119
    (24)
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    Be inspired to live life to the fullest when taking up residence at The Wellington at Springfield. Our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Springfield, MA Sixteen Acres/East Longmeadow/Wilbraham line, enriches the lives of seniors by providing an environment that is...

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  • Landmark @ Monastery Heights

    Landmark @ Monastery Heights

    110 Monastery Ave., West Springfield, MA 01089
    (23)
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    Built in 1923 and prominently overlooking the city of West Springfield, Our Lady of Sorrows Monastery was renovated in 1999 to become Landmark at Monastery Heights, Senior Living Community. The beautiful building overlooks 18 spectacular acres of lawns, walking paths, and gardens and house 105...

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  • The Reserve at East Longmeadow

    The Reserve at East Longmeadow

    741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
    (25)
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    The Reserve at East Longmeadow is a new and exceptional assisted living and memory care community in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. East Longmeadow is a beautiful city just outside of Springfield, one of the 'greenest' cities in the country with over 2,400 acres of parks. Springfield is also the...

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  • Suffield by the River

    Suffield by the River

    7 Canal Rd, Suffield, CT 06078
    (3)
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    Suffield by the River offers everything you could possibly want in senior residential living: - Independent living in beautifully appointed, spacious apartments with a full array of services and amenities. - Assisted living services offering as little or as much assistance as needed. - River's watch...

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  • Broadview Assisted Living

    Broadview Assisted Living

    547 Central St, Winchendon, MA 01475
    (6)
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    Known for its excellent care and quality services, Broadview offers the perfect balance of independence and assistance with daily life when it is needed. Our caring staff makes each day fulfilling with stimulating activities, regular field trips, and opportunities to stay connected with the...

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  • Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

    Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

    550 Old County Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
    (11)
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    Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks is a residential senior living campus dedicated to providing independence, social interaction, and leisure activities for seniors looking for exceptional services and top notch supportive living options. ...

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  • The Ivy at Ellington

    The Ivy at Ellington

    123 West Road, Ellington, CT 06029
    (2)
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    The Ivy at Ellington is the newest assisted living residential community from The Arbors Assisted Living Residential Communities. Ellington has its roots as an agricultural community as well as a resort community with Crystal Lake within its boundaries. Conveniently located in Ellington, Connecticut...

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  • Tatnuck Park At Worcester

    Tatnuck Park At Worcester

    340 May Street, Worcester, MA 01602
    (16)
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    Resting at the foot of Worcester's western hills is the historic village of Tatnuck... a place filled with family, fond memories and tradition. Today, traditions continue at Tatnuck Park at Worcester, a respected and valued assisted living community. Built on the site of a former family estate,...

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  • Brookdale Eddy Pond West

    Brookdale Eddy Pond West

    669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501
    (33)
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    Freedom to Live Well Get 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...

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  • Brookdale Eddy Pond East

    Brookdale Eddy Pond East

    667 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501
    (5)
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    Brookdale Eddy Pond East is a premiere assisted living and memory care community in Auburn, Massachusetts. Our community has an ideal location off Route 20 and convenient to I-395 just minutes from grocery stores, banks, restaurants, shopping and three world-class hospitals. Auburn is a historic...

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  • McLean a CCRC

    McLean a CCRC

    75 Great Pond Rd, Simsbury, CT 06070
    (1)
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    McLean is a not-for-profit continuum of care campus and so much more. It is located on a beautiful 120 acre campus is Simsbury adjacent to Hop Meadow Country Club. All Village residents are social members of the club. The campus has extensive, safe walking trails and gardens. The Village at McLean...

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  • Dodge Park Rest Home

    Dodge Park Rest Home

    101 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606
    (7)
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    Welcome to Dodge Park, Thank you for your interest in Dodge Park Rest Home and Day Club. Dodge Park Rest Home is pleased to continue its tradition of service to the community. This year (2012) will be a milestone for Dodge Park Rest Home and Day Club, when we will celebrating our 45 years...

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  • Brookdale South Windsor

    Brookdale South Windsor

    1715 Ellington Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
    (25)
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    A Place to Call Home When you walk through the doors of our warm and welcoming community, the first thing you notice could be the friendly and dedicated care team, the beautiful and spacious common areas with everything from fine dining to a grand piano or the luxurious amenities and services that...

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  • The Village at Buckland Court

    The Village at Buckland Court

    432 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
    (30)
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    The Village at Buckland Court is a charming 'country estate' nestled amidst beautiful farm land, with expansive lawns and gardens. Inspiring outdoor sitting areas, a gazebo, and an herb garden provide the setting for arts, leisure, and fitness activities. Private walking paths and gazebos grace...

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  • The Residence at South Windsor Farms

    The Residence at South Windsor Farms

    200 Deming Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
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    Located minutes from historic downtown South Windsor, our brand-new community is nestled on beautiful farmland, boasting easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, Wapping Park, I-84 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area. We offer 80 apartments for 86...

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  • Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place

    Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place

    140 Melbourne Rd, Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (7)
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    Our neighborhood setting and spectacular views of the Berkshire Mountains create a beautiful residential atmosphere, one that easily allows us to feel like 'home.' The more than 100 residents at Melbourne are a diverse group in their 60's to 100's. Several couples live here, and an unusually high...

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  • The Gables of Fitchburg

    The Gables of Fitchburg

    935 John Fitch Highway, Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (5)
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    Residents at The Gables enjoy their spacious apartments in a quaint community with the affordability they deserve. The Gables of Fitchburg is locally owned and offers Assisted Living in the privacy of your own apartment. We offer deluxe studios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms and two bedroom suites with...

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  • Sunrise of Leominster

    Sunrise of Leominster

    6 Beth Avenue, Leominster, MA 01453
    (18)
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    Sunrise Assisted Living of Leominster is centrally located at the corner of Central Street and Beth Ave, surrounded by a residential neighborhood with easy access to Routes 2, 12 and 190. Inside and out, we offer superbly decorated common areas including beautiful dining areas, living room with...

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  • Manor on the Hill

    Manor on the Hill

    450 N Main St, Leominster, MA 01453
    (12)
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    Manor on the Hill is an 81 Unit, family owned, Assisted Living Community designed to meet the needs of individuals who are still able to live independently with minimal assistance in their daily activities. Manor on the Hill promotes maximum independence by providing personal care & supportive...

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  • American House Keene

    197 Water St, Keene, NH 03431
    (3)
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    American House Keene is everything you are looking for in an all-inclusive senior living community. Located within walking distance to downtown Keene with its many shops and restaurants, this beautifully designed senior living community offers an active lifestyle supported by a nurturing attentive...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

    311 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
    (19)
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    Residents of Shrewsbury Crossings enjoy the pleasure of a close-knit community, the privacy of a spacious apartment home, and the peace of mind that comes from knowing our staff is always available to cater to their individual needs. Our spacious assisted living apartments have room for favorite...

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  • Hoffman Summerwood Community

    Hoffman Summerwood Community

    160 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117
    (8)
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    Hoffman SummerWood Community is a national award-winning senior living rental community located in the quiet northeast corner of West Hartford. Our members enjoy their own beautiful apartment, featuring a fully applianced kitchen, living room, bedroom, and handicap accessible bathroom. We provide...

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  • Brookdale West Hartford

    Brookdale West Hartford

    22 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117
    (29)
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    Live The Life You Want No one deserves to spend their golden years worrying about being alone in the event of an emergency or caring the heavy burden of family care alone. That’s why our assisted living and memory care community is here to provide personalized care plans, spacious and comfortable...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings

    1160 Main Street, Leominster, MA 01453
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    Residents of Leominster Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- Hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided by a caring...

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  • The Residence at Brookside

    The Residence at Brookside

    117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT 06001
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    Located minutes from historic downtown Avon, our brand new community is nestled on beautiful farmland, boasting easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area. Our dining room offers "Anytime Dining" from 7am-7pm, a...

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  • River Ridge at Avon

    River Ridge at Avon

    101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT 06001
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    River Ridge at Avon is nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood in the heart of beautiful Farmington Valley. We are conveniently located off Route 44 in the charming town of Avon, minutes from wonderful shops, dining, entertainment, and medical offices. Our superb location complements the...

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  • Corcoran House

    Corcoran House

    40 Walnut St, Clinton, MA 01510
    (9)
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    Corcoran House is an assisted living community born out of the restoration of a historic schoolhouse in the middle of Clinton. Opened in 1998, the house features 42 apartments and features a staff of trained professionals.

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  • Atria Hamilton Heights

    Atria Hamilton Heights

    One Hamilton Heights Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119
    (26)
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    Conveniently located in West Hartford, Connecticut, near the dining and shopping of Blue Back Square, Atria Hamilton Heights provides a luxurious lifestyle in one of New England's finest neighborhoods. Our community offers daily opportunities for older adults to stay active, including movie nights...

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  • The Residence at Orchard Grove

    The Residence at Orchard Grove

    258 Walnut St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
    (6)
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    The Residence at Orchard Grove is a brand new monthly rental community in Shrewsbury. This luxury senior living community features independent and assisted living apartments along with a supportive neighborhood for those living with dementia and Alzheimer's. Featuring Anytime Dining in a...

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  • Whitney Place at Northborough

    Whitney Place at Northborough

    238 W Main St, Northborough, MA 01532
    (2)
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    Assisted Living Residences in Northborough, MA A lifestyle with the right amount of freedom and care. Whitney Place is a warm and gracious setting for seniors who may or may not need a little help with their daily routines. In addition to private or shared apartments and individualized care,...

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  • Atria Glastonbury

    Atria Glastonbury

    1177 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (20)
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    Situated just south of East Hartford, bordering Bell-Hebron Linear Park on 14 wooded acres, Atria Glastonbury is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one-...

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  • The Hearth at Glastonbury

    The Hearth at Glastonbury

    281 Western Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (15)
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    The Hearth provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value and an experience like no other. At The Hearth at Glastonbury, residents have lots to choose from to help them live well and feel well through our Live More philosophy....

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  • Brookdale Chatfield

    Brookdale Chatfield

    One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT 06110
    (16)
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    All the Comforts of Home From the moment you walk through the door of our independent and assisted living community in West Hartford, Connecticut, you will feel peace and comfort. To be honest, you might even feel a little bit giddy. It may have something to do with the beautiful common rooms,...

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  • Middlewoods of Farmington

    509 Middle Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
    (10)
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    You can feel it the minute you walk through the front door, something is different at Middlewoods of Farmington! Perhaps it is the smell of home-made cookies baked by residents wafting from the Country Kitchen. Or maybe it is the warm greeting from the Receptionist. Or could it be the friendly...

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  • Brookdale Gables Farmington

    Brookdale Gables Farmington

    20 Devonwood Drive, Farmington, CT 06032
    (23)
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    Quality Care and Peace of Mind If you want to exchange the humdrum senior living experience for one that offers you personalized care plans, a warm and welcoming atmosphere with resort-like amenities and endless opportunities to engage in activities, programs and events, look no further. Our...

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  • Whitney Place at Westborough

    Whitney Place at Westborough

    5 Lyman St, Westborough, MA 01581
    (13)
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    Established in 1995, Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Westborough is a warm and gracious setting for seniors who may or may not need a little help with their daily routines. In addition to private or shared apartments and individualized care, assisted living Residents enjoy delicious...

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  • Colebrook Village at Hebron

    Colebrook Village at Hebron

    55 John E. Horton Blvd, Hebron, CT 06248
    (2)
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    Colebrook Village at Hebron opened in May of 2018. We offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care. We have 112 units and are located in a quaint small town in Eastern CT. Surrounded by flora and fauna, our building was designed to maximize the amount of natural light available. ...

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  • Rivercourt Residences

    Rivercourt Residences

    8 W Main St #2, West Groton, MA 01450
    (3)
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    We invite you to consider RiverCourt Residences for a parent, family member, or for yourself. RiverCourt Residences offers an unbeatable value and a distinctive lifestyle for seniors through custom-tailored options for independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer's Care. This wonderful...

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  • Middlewoods of Newington

    2125 Main St, Newington, CT 06111
    (7)
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    Are you looking for Award-Winning Assisted and Independent Living? If so, Middlewoods of Newington is the place for you! Within the last year the community was awarded the following: • Assisted Living Federation of America’s "Champion for Seniors"; • Connecticut Assisted Living...

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  • Atria Greenridge Place

    Atria Greenridge Place

    One Elizabeth Court, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    (16)
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    At Atria Greenridge Place, you'll enjoy all the comforts of home and just the right amount of discreet support to help you live independently. This inviting community is situated in a residential neighborhood in Rocky Hill, next to Wethersfield and Newington. You'll find warm, friendly neighbors and...

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  • Atria Farmington

    Atria Farmington

    111 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032
    (34)
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    Located in a charming residential neighborhood just minutes from historic downtown, Atria Farmington is a new assisted living community for active older adults. This thoughtfully designed residence provides discreet, 24-hour assistance with day-to-day care needs, as well as a forward-thinking memory...

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  • Nashoba Park Assisted Living

    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 comfortable...

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  • Kimball Farms

    235 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240
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    Kimball Farms, a not-for-profit retirement community in Lenox, Massachusetts, in the heart of The Berkshires of Western MA. Kimball Farms is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering a continuum of care with a variety of housing options. Our approach to retirement and health care is as...

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  • The Arbors at Chicopee

    The Arbors at Chicopee

    929 Memorial Dr, Chicopee, MA 01020
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Amherst, Massachusetts

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities administer care, social interaction, and supervision to persons around 65 years of age or older. The services provided often involve help with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under supervision and assessment. In certain instances, facilities may offer Alzheimer's care, "aging in place", or respite. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $67,680 . Massachusetts has a number of provisions related to this type of facility. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs certifies this type of facility. Staff are required to obtain education in a number of subjects. These include: communication skills, Review of the aging process, Communicable diseases, and elder abuse and neglect. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include observing residents while they take the medication, reading the medication label to residents, and opening containers and pre-packaged medications. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include qualified dietitian must counsel residents regarding therapeutic diets and other dietary issues, facilities 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, facilities must provide up to three regularly scheduled meals daily, and a qualified dietitian must review the residence's dietary plans at least every 6 months. This type of facility 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. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as assessment of residents need for assistance in emergency situations, assessment of the individual's needs and preferences, a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, and assessment of allergies and dietary needs. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs, management of self-administered prescription or over-the-counter medications, assistance with activities of daily living , and assistance with nstrumental activities of daily living.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor when choosing what care choice fits best. Amherst has a median home value of around $349,353 and the median cost of rent is around $1,562 per month. The rent burden for Amherst is around 17.4% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Amherst, 1.8% of the people are veterans. Racially, the population of Amherst is 75.8% white, 6.1% Hispanic, 12.9% Asian, 6.1% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.0% other or not specified, 3.6% mixed race, and 0.6% Native American. Amherst has a population density of 557 people per square mile. The current population of Amherst consists of 39,880 people. In terms of education, 42.3% have a graduate degree, 11.9% have a high-school diploma, and 66.7% have a college degree. In Amherst, 33.2% live in poverty, 3.2% do not have health insurance, 56.5% participate in the labor force, and 2.1% are widows. Out of the total city population, 50.1% are female and 49.9% are male. The median age of Amherst is 21 years old.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts has 78 hospitals and 129 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,941,273. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. The state of Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 113.9 and a housing index rating of 170.3. In terms of personal well-being, Massachusetts ranks 2nd in healthcare and 8th in quality of life compared to other states. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. 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. In the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, Massachusetts has an air quality index rating of around 38.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.5 AQI. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68°F. The average high summer temperature is around 85°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50°F during the month of June. 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. Massachusetts experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. 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 Eastern Red Cedar, Sycamore, White Spruce, and Eastern Hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bobcats, the Lanceleaf Coreopsis, the Cutleaf Coneflower , or the White Pine. The state animal of Massachusetts is the Woodchucks.