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Senior housing types near Ashland, Massachusetts

The Residence at Valley Farm

369 Pond Street, Ashland, MA

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Located in historic Ashland, our brand-new community boasts easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, I-495 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area.We offer 80 apartments for 84 residents; a combination of 29 studio, 29 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom...

Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA

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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...

Carmel Terrace

933 Central St, Framingham, MA

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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...

The Branches of Framingham (Now Open)

518 Pleasant Street, Framingham, MA

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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...

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Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

747 Water Street, Framingham, MA

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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...

Whitney Place at Natick

3 Vision Dr, Natick, MA

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Whitney Place combines all the comforts and more convenience than you could ever find at home. It’s a warm and gracious setting for seniors needing a little help with daily routines, featuring private or shared apartments.Residents receive individual attention from our nurses, dedicated...

Sunrise of Wayland

285 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA

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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...

Whitney Place at Westborough

5 Lyman St, Westborough, MA

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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...

New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA

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New Horizons is a large not-for-profit continuing care retirement community where a happy, engaging retirement is everyone's most important concern. Fine gourmet dining and extensive planned activities are vital parts of every day, but it is our staff of exceptional people that has most enabled...

The Branches of Marlboro

421 Bolton Street, Marlboro, MA

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Cornerstone at Milford

11 Birch Street, Milford, MA

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Cornerstone at Milford 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...

Traditions of Wayland

10 Green Way, Wayland, MA

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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...

Blaire House of Milford Assisted Living

One Railroad Street, Milford, MA

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Blaire House of Milford Assisted Living offers compassionate care in a peaceful neighborhood setting. We are located less than half a mile west of the Charles River and also enjoy activities at nearby parks and natural areas. We enjoy easy access to shopping and restaurants as well as day trips...

Whitcomb House

245 West Street, Milford, MA

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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...

Atria Draper Place

25 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA

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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...

Artisan at Hudson (Opening Fall 2020)

235 Washington Street, Hudson, MA

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Artisan at Hudson is ready to embrace you and help you create the journey you want! You get to define the lifestyle and culture you want. Join us for activities, resources and services to make your life easier.

Coleman House

112 W Main St, Northborough, MA

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This state of the art facility in Northborough, Massachusetts, offers 45 skilled nursing residences and 22 assisted living residences designed for individuals with memory loss. The Assisted Living Residence is a much needed alternative to nursing home care and offers personal care with no time...

Whitney Place at Northborough

238 W Main St, Northborough, MA

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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,...

The Residence at Orchard Grove

258 Walnut St, Shrewsbury, MA

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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...

Waterstone at Wellesley

27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA

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Waterstone at Wellesley is the best there is in the Wellesley region. Located by the Charles River in Wellesley, Waterstone is the only assisted living community. We offer security and independence, giving you the peace and tranquility you require as a senior resident. Even more, Waterstone is...

The Falls At Cordingly Dam

2300 Washington St, Newton, MA

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A magnificent waterfall that once powered an 18th century mill creates a dramatic setting for The Falls at Cordingly Dam. Tucked away in a charming historic village, this is an extraordinary natural haven where fond memories and family traditions thrive. Inside, you'll find a familiar feeling of...

Whitney Place at Northbridge

85 Beaumont Dr, Northbridge, MA

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Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA

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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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA

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Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is Franklin's first senior living community. Located on Forge Hill Road less than a mile from routes 140 and 495, Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is a state of the art community that offers a full complement of amenities and supportive services designed...

The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

235 Gould Street, Needham, MA

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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 in...

Sunrise of Weston

135 North Avenue, Weston, MA

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Sunrise of Weston has been serving the needs of seniors and their families since 1997 in our historic home, formerly known as the Drabbington Inn and later as the Westonian Inn. Famous for a homelike ambiance, Sunrise of Weston offers 29 apartments, each of which has a private bathroom with a...

Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury NOW OPEN

1 Farmstead Lane, Sudbury, MA

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Designed exclusively for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury offers exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle to individuals living with dementia in Middlesex County, as well as peace of mind for their families. Our community...

The Pettee House at Newton

277 Elliot St, Newton, MA

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White Oak Cottages

6 Longwood Drive, Westwood, MA

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Our goal at White Oak Cottages is to offer our residents homes where they enjoy excellent quality of life and quality of care. The home itself has been thoughtfully designed with the happiness and well being of our residents in mind. The White Oak Cottages are homes where people want to live and...

New Pond Village, a CCRC

180 Main Street, Walpole, MA

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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...

The Linden at Dedham

391 Common St, Dedham, MA

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Brookdale Dedham is a premiere assisted living and memory care community in Dedham, Massachusetts. Our community boasts an ideal location surrounded by conservation land on the Charles River just minutes from some of the country's best shopping, dining and medical centers. Dedham has a rich...

NewBridge on the Charles Memory Care

6000 Great Meadow Rd, Dedham, MA

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You want the best for your loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. So do we. Strongly informed by research, memory care assisted living at NewBridge on the Charles offers comfortable and secure apartments and living areas, stimulating programming that keeps residents...

Sunrise of Norwood

86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA

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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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

311 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA

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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...

The Enclave of Franklin

656 King Street, Franklin, MA

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Set in Norfolk County in the historic town of Franklin, The Enclave of Franklin is a senior living community where older adults can live comfortably and more independently, with discreet support from a caring, 24-hour staff. In addition to independent and assisted living options, The Enclave of...

Concord Park

68 Commonwealth Ave., Concord, MA

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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 on Clapboardtree

40 Clapboardtree St, Norwood, MA

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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...

Adelaide of Newton Centre NOW OPEN

157 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA

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Traditions of Dedham

735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA

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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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA

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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....

All American Assisted Living at Wrentham

30 Ledgeview Way, Wrentham, MA

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Sunrise of Newton (Opening Spring 2021)

431 Washington St., Newton, MA

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Corcoran House

40 Walnut St, Clinton, MA

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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.

Edelweiss Village

2220 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA

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Evans Park At Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA

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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...

Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA

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Boylston Place at Chestnut Hill is a senior living community that provides traditional assisted living with security and every opportunity for a full, enriching life. Owned and operated by Wingate Senior Living, Boylston Place is located in one of Massachusetts' most exclusive and picturesque...

The Residence at Watertown Square

20 Summer St, Watertown, MA

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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...

Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

140 University Avenue, Westwood, MA

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Peace of Mind for Massachusetts Seniors and Their Families, located in Westwood, MA, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Bridges® by EPOCH at Westwood is built exclusively for area seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Here, our compassionate team, easy-to-navigate households...

Whitney Place at Sharon

675 South Main Street, Sharon, MA

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NOW OPEN!This community offers traditional assisted living residences and memory care assisted living—warm and gracious settings for older adults needing a little help with daily routines, featuring private and shared apartments. Residents there will receive individual attention from nurses,...

Brigham House

341 Mt Auburn Street, Watertown, MA

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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...

Ashland, Massachusetts

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer residential communities and assistance for persons who might need support with mobility or preparing meals. Assisted living communities commonly offer aid with the activities of daily life, chances for social activity, and aid with transit and appointments. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide dementia care, hospice, or continuing care. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680 . The state of Massachusetts maintains specific rules associated with this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs governs this type of community. 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 the individual’s needs and preferences, a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, assessment of allergies and dietary needs, and assessment of residents need for assistance in emergency situations. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include management of self-administered medications, opening containers and pre-packaged medications, and reminding residents to take medications. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include 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, a qualified dietitian must review residents’ dietary needs, 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 qualified dietitian must counsel residents regarding therapeutic diets and other dietary issues. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with instrumental activities of daily living, timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs, management of self-administered prescription or over-the-counter medications, and assistance with activities of daily living . Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These include: Sanitation and food safety, 7-hour general orientation , communication skills, and Review of the aging process.

Demographics and Values

Ashland has a population density of 547 people per square mile. The current population of Ashland consists of 17,478 people. Out of the total city population, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. The median age of Ashland is 42 years old. In Ashland, 6.4% have some form of disability, 1.7% do not have health insurance, 74.9% participate in the labor force, and 4.1% are widowed. In Ashland, 6.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Ashland is 0.0% Native American, 8.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.0% mixed race, 86.0% white, 4.9% Hispanic, 0.4% other or not specified, and 3.0% black. Of the population of Ashland 30.0% have a graduate degree, 61.7% have a college degree, and 17.8% have a high-school diploma.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor when choosing which community fits best. The rent burden for Ashland is around 18.8% of the average monthly income. Ashland has a median home value of around $380,318 and the median cost of rent is $2,154 per month.

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. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th out of all states in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. In terms of resources, Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8, a grocery index rating of 113.9, and a housing index rating of 170.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. Twenty-three percent of Massachusetts residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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

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. 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. 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. 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. 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, American Beech, and Flowering Dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Obedient Plant, the Spike Gayfeather, the Bobcats, or the Coyotes. The state animal of Massachusetts is the Woodchucks.

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