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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 784 Assisted Living facilities in Arlington 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 Arlington, Massachusetts

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Sunrise of Arlington

1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476

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

Neville Place

650 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy

405 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA 02144

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Cadbury Commons

66 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA 02140

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Cadbury Commons is a family owned and operated Assisted Living Community located across from Denehey Park in Cambridge, MA.  Seniors choose Cadbury as a residence that provides an independent lifestyle.  Assisted Living services are offered to foster that independence, not remove...

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Brigham House

341 Mt Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472

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Brigham House is an affordable assisted living residence located in Watertown, MA about 10 minutes from downtown Boston. Situated near Watertown Square, Brigham House was born out of the restoration of a historic schoolhouse. Renovated in 2002, the house offers 62 apartments and features a staff...

The Residence at Watertown Square

20 Summer St, Watertown, MA 02472

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We are located in the heart of historic Watertown, steps from the Charles River and an easy proximity to shopping, houses of worship, recreation and the many cultural attractions that the area offers. We serve the communities surrounding us including Belmont, Newton, Waltham and Cambridge.The...

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...

VNA Assisted & Senior Living Community

259 Lowell Street, Somerville, MA 02144

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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....

Evans Park At Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458

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

Sunrise of Newton (Opening Spring 2021)

431 Washington St., Newton, MA 02458

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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...

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...

Sunrise of Burlington

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

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

Providence House

180 Corey Road, Brighton, MA 02135

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

Chestnut Park At Cleveland Circle

50 Sutherland Rd, Brighton, MA 02135

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

Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury NOW OPEN

1 Farmstead Lane, Waltham, MA 02453

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Bridges® by EPOCH at Sudbury 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 designed...

Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn

One Cedar Street, Woburn, MA 01801

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

The Arbors at Stoneham

140 Franklin Street, Stoneham, MA 02180

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The Residence at Melrose Station

158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176

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

Windrose at Woburn

857 Main St, Woburn, MA 01801

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

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Arlington, Massachusetts

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities administer personal care, social events, and supervision to people who are around 65 years of age or older. Assisted living communities commonly offer chances for leisurely activity, support with the activities of daily life, and help with appointments and transit. In select situations, communities may provide respite, “aging in place”, or hospice. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680 . The state of Massachusetts has specific regulations associated with this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs regulates this type of community. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reminding residents to take medications, reading the medication label to residents, and observing residents while they take the medication. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program. Staff members obtain training in a number of areas. These include: elder abuse and neglect, Communicable diseases, financial exploitation, and emergency policies and procedures. 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 ability to manage medications, assessment of residents need for assistance in emergency situations, assessment of allergies and dietary needs, and assessment of the individual’s needs and preferences. 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 , timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs, and assistance with instrumental activities of daily living. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include 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, 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, communities must provide up to three regularly scheduled meals daily, and qualified dietitian must counsel residents regarding therapeutic diets and other dietary issues.


Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Arlington is 4.3% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 3.7% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% black, 11.5% Asian, 1.0% other or not specified, and 81.7% white. In terms of education, 39.8% have a graduate degree, 13.3% have a high-school diploma, and 70.0% have a college degree. In Arlington, 4.8% are widows, 71.6% participate in the labor force, 9.0% have some form of disability, and 1.1% do not have health insurance. In Arlington, 4.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. The current population of Arlington consists of 44,992 people. Arlington has a population density of 3,377 people per square mile. Based on gender, 52.9% are female and 47.1% are male. The median age of Arlington is 41 years old.


Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a big influence when deciding which community is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Arlington is about 19.4% of the average monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Arlington is around $2,215 and the median home value for Arlington is $577,386.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Massachusetts ranks 26th in the nation. 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. In terms of religious values, 23% of Massachusetts’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,200 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican.


State-wide weather information

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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7F during 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 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. On average, Massachusetts has an air quality index rating of around 38.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.5 AQI. 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 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 Sycamore, Flowering Dogwood, White Spruce, and Butterfly Weed. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Lanceleaf Coreopsis, the Bobcats, the Woodchucks, or the Spike Gayfeather. The state animal of Massachusetts is the Woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Massachusetts

There are 20 assisted living facilities near Arlington, Massachusetts. See the full list.

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