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Sunrise of Arlington

1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476

3.7
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

311 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

4.2
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Plymouth Crossings

157 South Street, Plymouth, MA 02360

4.7
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Plymouth Crossings is a lively suburban hideaway, convenient to shops and amenities, and just minutes from historic, artistic, cultural and retail centers. Our community is a place people love to call home whether their favorite activity is catching up with friends, watching a performance or...

Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA 02038

4.1
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Halcyon at West Bay

2783 West Shore Rd, Warwick, RI 02889

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can focus on having fun. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. You...

Langdon Place of Exeter

17 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Langdale Place of Exeter is a Genesis senior living community nestled in the historic riverside town of Exeter, NH, the perfect backdrop to our cozy community. Located on the New Hampshire and Massachusetts border, our scenic New England town was home to some of the earliest colonists and honors...

The Pines Of Newmarket

9 Grant Road, Newmarket, NH 03857

4.5
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Pines Of Newmarket have served the residents of New England since 1999. At The Pines of Newmarket, our residents enjoy an array of services managed by a staff whose single goal is to help them enjoy life by creating a fun, loving and safe environment. We provide quality assisted living and...

All American Assisted Living at Londonderry

1 Button Drive, Londonderry, NH 03053

4.1
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Putnam Farm at Danvers

9 Summer Street, Danvers, MA 01923

4.5
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Designed to capture the residential flavor of the neighborhood, Benchmark Senior Living at Putnam Farm boasts features that create the air of a country manor, including a spacious porch with wonderful hilltop views. The community offers residents and families close proximity to the Geriatric Care...

Ashland Farm at North Andover

700 Chickering Road, North Andover, MA 01845

4.4
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Ashland Farm is the premier assisted living community in the Merrimack Valley offering traditional assisted living as well as the Harbor Program for the memory impaired. Ashland Farm provides residents with personalized service plans tailored to meet their unique needs. If you need help with...

Tatnuck Park At Worcester

340 May Street, Worcester, MA 01602

4.6
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Evans Park At Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458

3.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Residence at Salem Woods

6 Sally Sweet's Way, Salem, NH 03079

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Resting on a beautiful campus in Salem, New Hampshire, The Residence at Salem Woods is a brand new community scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. The community will offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care services to seniors.The Residence at Salem Woods is proudly operated...

The Residence at Melrose Station

158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176

4.9
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

All American Assisted Living at Raynham

1084 Broadway, Raynham, MA 02767

4.3
(18 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

All American Assisted Living is a premier assisted living community for those looking to settle near Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Our quiet and spacious home is in Broadway, a strategic rural township that enjoys the best infrastructure in Raynham. The area offers tranquility to...

The Residence at Freeman Lake

4 Technology Drive, Chelmsford, MA 01863

4.1
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Bridges by EPOCH at Westford

108 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Bayberry at Emerald Court

2000 Emerald Court, Tewksbury, MA 01876

4.0
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to a new way of life at Bayberry at Emerald Court. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood in Tewksbury, MA, Bayberry is an assisted living community ideally located just minutes from major shopping, entertainment and medical centers with easy access to I-93 and I-495. Bayberry offers...

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA 02451

3.9
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

Blaire House of Tewksbury Assisted Living

10B Erlin Terrace, Tewksbury, MA 01876

3.7
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Blaire House of Tewksbury is a 131-bed skilled nursing center. We are family owned and operated by the Essex Group Management Corp, servicing the health care needs of seniors for over 50 years. We specialize in Short and Long Term care, Rehab, Sub-acute care, and Alzheimer's Specialty care....

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
Complete guide to assisted living

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 index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
182 106 $1,964 22.6% $455,371 $62,021 The 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 temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
73°F 85°F (July) 59°F (July) 33°F 45°F (December) 22°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
48 (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 precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
4” 5” (October) 48” Hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), and tornadoes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for Boston

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
81.80% 14.10% 4.10%

Population Statistics

Population city proper Population metro area Population density Population trend
4,637,537 685,094 5,472 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.92%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
32 20% 8% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
21% 47% 21%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander White Two or more
9.6% 25.3% 19.7% 0.3% <1% 44.5 5.1%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
20,256 23 7

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 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

VNA Assisted & Senior Living Community, VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy and Sophia Snow House are the top rated assisted living facilities near Boston, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

There are 200 assisted living facilities near Boston, Massachusetts. See the full list.

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