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Atria Fairhaven

391 Alden Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719

4.4
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Fairhaven is an inviting senior community located in a charming seaside town. Residents gather with friends and family in one of several beautiful common spaces and an array of exciting daily activities provides many opportunities for social engagement. Atria Senior Living is a leading...

The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

235 Gould Street, Needham, MA 02494

4.1
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Highlands on the East Side

101 Highland Avenue, Providence, RI 02906

4.6
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

WE ARE NOW OPEN! Exclusively created to celebrate you, your wisdom, your spirit, and your life — The Highlands on the East Side is a newly designed Assisted Living residence with all the comforts of home...and more! We pride ourselves as being the value choice for senior living by offering...

Laurelwood at The Pinehills

10 Golf Drive, Plymouth, MA 02360

3.8
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Situated within a beautiful woodland of trees, hills and valleys, Laurelwood at The Pinehills, proudly takes its place as the newest neighborhood within The Pinehills, a village in the heart of Plymouth, recently named 2015 Community of the Year in the Best in American Living Awards by the...

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Capitol Ridge at Providence

700 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908

4.0
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Capitol Ridge at Providence is a cozy urban retreat situated in historic Providence, overlooking downtown and of course the State Capitol. The beautiful, historic setting is accented by manicured gardens, private walking paths and gazebos. A terrace off the main dining room offers seasonal...

Traditions of Dedham

735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026

4.6
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Eddy Pond East

667 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

4.8
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Cornerstone at Milford

11 Birch Street, Milford, MA 01757

4.5
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Nashua Crossings

674 West Hollis Street, Nashua, NH 03062

4.2
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Benchmark Senior Living at Nashua Crossings in Nashua, NH 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...

Artis Senior Living of Reading

1100 Main St, Reading, MA 01867

4.7
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory careAt Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts and needs. The...

Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings

1160 Main Street, Leominster, MA 01453

3.9
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Anchor Bay at East Providence

1440 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915

4.0
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Anchor Bay East Providence, our residents enjoy private apartment homes overlooking our wooded grounds and marshland. Residents choose from a variety of apartment floor plans and layouts to find the best apartment home for them. Each home includes individual climate controls, balconies or...

Whitney Place at Westborough

5 Lyman St, Westborough, MA 01581

4.0
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Bridges by EPOCH at Hingham

1 Sgt. William B. Terry Drive, Hingham, MA 02043

4.2
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bridges® by EPOCH at Hingham is a memory care assisted living community located in Plymouth 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 Atrium at Veronica Drive

1 Veronica Drive, Danvers, MA 01923

3.9
(17 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

When looking for long-term care for your loved one who has dementia, you’ll want to make sure it provides the right type of certified memory care specialists and a safe environment with constant monitoring. Will your loved one have personal assistance? Have access to meaningful activities and...

Traditions of Wayland

10 Green Way, Wayland, MA 01778

3.8
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of Cohasset

125 King Street, Cohasset, MA 02025

4.7
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community in Cohasset sits on historic Route 3A and is minutes from the South Shore coastline. Our activities program is second to none and we implement quite bit of outdoor excursions and trips. Some of the trips we take our seniors to include musicals, theatre, concerts, Scituate and...

The Gables of Fitchburg

935 John Fitch Highway, Fitchburg, MA 01420

4.9
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

The Falls At Cordingly Dam

2300 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462

4.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

The Residence at Five Corners

678 Depot Street, Easton, MA 02356

4.4
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Residence at Five Corners is located in the heart of Easton's Five Corners neighborhood, with close proximity to many of the town's historic landmarks, and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area.We offer 84 apartments for 90 residents; a combination of 32...

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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
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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 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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