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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 782 Assisted Living facilities in Cambridge 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 Cambridge, Massachusetts

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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...

VNA Assisted & Senior Living Community

259 Lowell Street, Somerville, MA 02144

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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...

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...

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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...

VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy

405 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA 02144

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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...

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...

Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community

352 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

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Located just minutes from Symphony Hall, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, residents of the Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community live in the heart of Boston's thriving cultural and entertainment world. Convenient to nearby shopping, restaurants, and a host of...

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...

Goddard House

165 Chestnut St, Brookline, MA 02445

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Goddard House Assisted Living in Brookline is committed to providing residents with a healthful, stimulating lifestyle and the perfect recipe of services delivered with the kindness and compassion that inspired its founding over a century ago. This vibrant and innovative community offers both...

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...

Rogerson House

434 Jamaica Way, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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Originally opened as the Boston Alzheimer’s Center in 1997, Rogerson House was the first community in the Boston area to provide care exclusively to individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. Rogerson House continues to be recognized as both a pioneer and leader in the...

Chelsea Jewish Foundation

201 Captains Row, Chelsea, MA 02150

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The Chelsea Jewish Foundation is an assisted living community located in the quiet area of Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Located just across the bridge from Boston, the Chelsea area has always been an independent, working-class industrial community from the beginning of its existence....

Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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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...

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...

Compass on the Bay

1380 Columbia Road, Boston, MA 02127

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Compass on the Bay is a state-of-the-art Memory Support Assisted Living community offering research-based treatment programming for those with varying levels of memory loss, including Mild Cognitive Impairment (early memory loss) and diagnosed Alzheimer's disease in a comfortable dignified...

Sophia Snow House

1215 Centre St, Boston, MA 02132

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Sophia Snow House, Inc. is a non-profit, licensed, residential care community in a state-of-the art building. Services include meals, housekeeping, laundry services, activities, transportation, nursing staff on site, hairdresser and much more! We are convenient to the attractions of downtown...

Prospect House

420 Reservoir Avenue, Revere, MA 02151

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Prospect House is an assisted living community located in the oceanfront neighborhood of Revere. Opened in 2002, the house features 109 apartments and offers a staff of trained professionals and state-of-the-art services. New Spring Senior Communities is a group of four unique Massachusetts...

Forestdale Park Senior Living

341 Forest St, Malden, MA 02148

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Forestdale Park, located at the site of Malden’s former McFadden Manor, opened its doors in 2018 as the newest Volunteers of America Massachusetts Senior Residence.The community features Independent Living apartments, and studio and one bedroom Assisted Living apartments that feature our...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide organized living communities and aid for your loved one who may require a helping hand with everyday activities such as mobility or dressing. Services provided often involve assistance with the activities of daily life. Residents may be kept under supervision and assessment. In certain instances, communities may provide respite, Alzheimer’s care, or continuing care. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680 . Massachusetts has specific rules associated with this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs licenses this type of community. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide up to three regularly scheduled meals daily, 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, qualified dietitian must counsel residents regarding therapeutic diets and other dietary issues, and a qualified dietitian must review the residence’s dietary plans at least every 6 months. 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. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, assessment of residents need for assistance in emergency situations, assessment of residents ability to manage medications, and assessment of allergies and dietary needs. Staff are required to receive education in a number of fields. These include: Review of the aging process, 7-hour general orientation , financial exploitation, and communication skills. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include observing residents while they take the medication, reminding residents to take medications, and opening containers and pre-packaged medications. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living , management of self-administered prescription or over-the-counter medications, assistance with instrumental activities of daily living, and timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs.


Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which destination is best for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Cambridge is around 18.4% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Cambridge is $1,989 and the median home value in Cambridge costs around $670,281.


Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 50.9% are female and 49.1% are male. The median age of Cambridge is 30 years old. Of the population of Cambridge 8.9% have a high-school diploma, 76.4% have a college degree, and 47.4% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Cambridge is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 8.8% Hispanic, 15.7% Asian, 4.2% mixed race, 2.1% other or not specified, 66.9% white, and 10.8% black. In Cambridge, 1.9% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Cambridge, 6.8% have some form of disability, 69.5% participate in the labor force, 2.8% are widowed, and 13.5% live in poverty. Cambridge has a population density of 6,862 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Cambridge consists of 113,630 people.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Massachusetts citizen is ranked 8th nation-wide. Additionally, Massachusetts is ranked 2nd by standards of healthcare. The state of Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 113.9 and a housing index rating of 170.3. Based on natural beauty, Massachusetts ranks 26th in the nation. There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.


Social demographics of the state

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. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican.


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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. 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. 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 White Spruce, Sycamore, American Beech, and Eastern Hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Lanceleaf Coreopsis, the Spike Gayfeather, the Blue Flag, or the Cutleaf Coneflower . The state animal of Massachusetts is the Woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Massachusetts

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