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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 777 Assisted Living facilities in Boston 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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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...

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...

Assisted Living at Fenno House

540 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02170

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Fenno House has provided senior housing in the Wollaston section of Quincy for 42 years. Developed by Wollaston Lutheran Church and HUD, Fenno is not-for-profit and non-sectarian. Our residents come primarily from Boston and South Shore towns. Fenno House has offered certified Assisted Living for...

Adelaide of Newton Centre

157 Herrick Road, Newton, MA 02459

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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...

Edelweiss Village

2220 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02132

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The Arbors at Stoneham

140 Franklin Street, Stoneham, MA 02180

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Brookdale Quincy Bay

99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA 02169

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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...

The Pettee House at Newton

277 Elliot St, Newton, MA 02464

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New Horizons At Choate

21 Warren Ave, Woburn, MA 01801

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New Horizons at Choate is a private, not-for-profit, non-denominational independent and assisted living retirement community located on the historic site of the former Charles Choate Memorial Hospital, in a lovely residential neighborhood near Horn Pond in Woburn. Beautiful, private...

The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

235 Gould Street, Needham Heights, MA 02494

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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...

NewBridge on the Charles

6000 Great Meadow Rd, Dedham, MA 02026

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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...

The Atrium at Faxon Woods

2003 Falls Boulevard, Quincy, MA 02169

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The Atrium at Faxon Woods 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...

The Linden at Dedham

391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026

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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...

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...

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...

The Falls At Cordingly Dam

2300 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462

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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...

Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493

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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 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....

Waterstone at Wellesley

27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481

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Located along the banks of the Charles River, Waterstone at Wellesley is a premier senior living community offering both independent living and assisted living. Here, a world of luxury, attentive service and convenience come together to support and inspire a rewarding, carefree life.Residents of...

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Learn More About Assisted Living in Boston, MA

Assisted living communities in Boston, MA provide residential communities and assistance for seniors who might require support with everyday activities such as showering or mobility. Services provided often involve help with ADLs, and inhabitants may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide skilled nursing, dementia care, or respite care. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance, including resident reminders and observation during administration. The state of Massachusetts has a number of provisions associated with this type of community, and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs licenses this community type. It is required to have at least one staff member on duty 24 hours a day.


Cost of Assisted Living in Boston, MA

The median cost for assisted living in Boston, MA is about $5,850 per month in the city proper, and $6,249 per month in the metropolitan area. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680.

Public assistance is available through the Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program, and this type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs, assistance with instrumental activities of daily living, assistance with activities of daily living, and management of self-administered prescription or over-the-counter medications.


Learn More About Boston, MA

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Boston is much higher than the national average as the city competes with other major metropolitan centers in the region for the title of most expensive city on the East Coast. The city scores much higher than the national average of 100 in both cost of living and the cost of essentials like groceries.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate taxSales tax182106$1,96422.6%$455,371$62,021The top estate tax rate is 16% (exemption threshold: $1 million)6.3%

Local Hospitals

There are 19 general hospitals that provide emergency medical care to Boston and the surrounding metropolitan area. The top-rated hospitals in Boston include:

Weather and Climate

Boston has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the city experiences warm to hot summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Boston is roughly 64%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at roughly 69%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low73°F85°F (July)59°F (July)33°F45°F (December)22°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating48 (Good)59 during December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallInclement weather4”5” (October)48”Hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), and tornadoes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for Boston

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party81.80%14.10%4.10%

Population Statistics

Population city properPopulation metro areaPopulation densityPopulation trend4,637,537685,0945,472 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.92%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3220%8%5%3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree21%47%21%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderWhiteTwo or more9.6%25.3%19.7%0.3%<1%44.55.1%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens20,256237

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans7%69%12%21%4%3%

Boston is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Boston is home to a strong community of youthful artists who have self-organized new, exciting art galleries to pair with renowned museums.

For sports fans, living in Boston has a wealth of winning options to choose from, no matter the season. Teams and sports include the Boston Celtics (NBA), New England Patriots (NFL), Boston Red Sox (MLB), and the Boston Bruins (NHL).

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Massachusetts

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

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