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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 213 Assisted Living facilities in Newton 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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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...

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...

Adelaide of Newton Centre

157 Herrick Road, Newton, MA 02459

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Sophia Snow House

1215 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Edelweiss Village

2220 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02132

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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...

The Pettee House at Newton

277 Elliot St, Newton, MA 02464

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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Assisted Living in Newton, Massachusetts

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living is one kind of senior care that provides residents support with activities of daily living (ADLs). Residents in assisted living should expect to receive support with ADLs that involve bathing, dressing, medication management, meals and more. Not to be confused with a skilled nursing community where residents receive nursing services night and day, residents in assisted living typically have access to personnel 24 hours per day while additionally enjoying engaging activities and a solid sense of community. Sometimes, assisted living communities provide support for seniors with certain medical needs such as cognitive impairment from Alzheimer s disease or a related form of dementia, diabetes, or incontinence care.

Deciding which kind of senior care you or your family member needs is a challenging decision. To be certain you are choosing the right level of care, consult with a medical professionall. You may also call our Senior Living Advisors who are ready to answer any of your questions and help you choose a senior care community that meets your preferences.


What Services Are Available?

Amenities and solutions offered in assisted living may differ greatly in each community. Generally, most communities provide a range of accommodation types, meal plans, transportation, and more.

Other services often found in assisted living include:

  • Medical services
  • Physical and rehabilitation therapies on-site and off-site
  • Activities and entertainment calendar
  • Fitness and nutrition courses
  • Housekeeping services
  • Medication management
  • Transportation services

How Do I Tour Assisted Living communities?

It is highly recommended that you tour multiple assisted living communities before finding the right one suitable for you or your loved one. Touring multiple communities will help you discover what options are available, what your own preferences are, and will ultimately assist you in making a decision. Contact or contact A Place for Mom and we will help you set up a tour at your desired community.

Here are some of the top questions you’ll want to be ready to ask throughout your tour:

  • Are the current people friendly and cheerful?
  • Are there any services not included in the monthly rate? If so, what exactly are they and how much do they cost?
  • Is a nurse generally available around the clock?
  • Is an initial assessment required before admission?
  • Is there a waitlist? If so, how long will it be before you can move in?
  • Will there be a courtyard or patio for people to enjoy space outdoors?
  • What are your apartment accommodation alternatives?
  • What are your billing and monthly payment policies and procedures?
  • What does the exterior of the community look like? Is it clean and nice looking?
  • What is the staff-to-resident ratio? Are the team members involved? Friendly?
  • What’s your discharge plan?
  • What’s your prescription administration policy?
  • What kind of knowledge and schooling do your team members have?

Will Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

As the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities and people with End-Stage Renal Disease, Medicare can play an important role in paying for some senior care.

But, it is vital to understand what Medicare can pay for and what it does not. If the beneficiary has been in the hospital for at least three days, Medicare will cover short-term skilled nursing care related to hospitalization for up to 100 days, if your doctor recommends it.

Medicare has four primary parts:

  1. Part A, Hospital Insurance: This helps pay for inpatient care in a hospital or skilled nursing community (following a hospital stay), home health care and hospice care.
  2. Part B, Medical Insurance: This can help pay for services provided by doctors and other healthcare providers, outpatient care, many preventive care services, durable medical equipment, plus some home health care expenses.
  3. Part C, Medicare Advantage: These plans are available in many areas. People who have Medicare Parts A and B can want to receive all their health care services, including Part D prescription drugs if a Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan (MAPD) is selected, through among these provider organizations under Part C.
  4. Part D, Prescription Drug Coverage: This can help pay for prescription drugs.
  5. Medicare covers medically necessary skilled care at a nursing home only when you will need short-term skilled care for an illness or personal injury and you meet certain conditions. To learn more about Medicare benefits, download A Place for Mom s Medicare Resource Guide.


How Can I See Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings in Massachusetts?

The state of Massachusetts offers great usage of its assisted living community data through it’s Executive Office of Elder Affairs website. Available data includes licensed assisted living communities that are updated frequently, and details about assisted living licensing and violations.

In the state of Massachusetts, assisted living communities are required for legal reasons to:

  • Provide adequate staff to care for residents, but aren’t required to have a nurse on staff 24 hours per day
  • Provide assistance and supervision with bathing, dressing, and mobility to all residents which have these activities within their service plan
  • Provide each resident with a written service plan that includes a doctor s assessment and evaluation

How Do I Choose the Right Assisted Living community?

Choosing the assisted living community that’s right for you as well as your loved one is certainly one of the most important decisions you may make. During your visit, consider the quality of care that a family member may receive. The decision of if, when and where to move resides exclusively with you and your family, so think about what factors are ultimately important to you. You may also read through a few of the 170 reviews about communities in the greater Newton area. Here are some things to consider:

  • Activities: It s smart to try to schedule your tour in conjunction with community events. Ask the manager if you can watch the activities and even participate. Are the activities and get-togethers well attended? Will the staff seem to be having fun with the experience as well? Have a look at the community calendar of get-togethers. Do they match your loved one s hobbies? Do the activities and get-togethers vary in size and type? Do they incorporate outings and trips away from the community? If it’s important to your household, Don’t forget to ask about religious services.
  • Cleanliness: Will the community feel tidy and fresh? Ensure that you look beyond furnishings and into baseboards, corners, and windows. Ask how often housekeeping is provided in the non-public living space. Be sure you get total information on the types of maintenance provided and the estimated response times. Don’t forget to ask about laundry procedures. Obtain specifics on what’s available and at what cost.
  • Friendliness: The frame of mind and friendliness of the staff are of the utmost importance. Ensure that you observe countless staff members interacting with current occupants. Do they listen and make eye contact? Be sure to obtain a good understanding of the staffing structure. Just how many people are actually involved with residents care? Be sure to obtain an introduction to the management team. This can help you understand the goals of the facility. It’s important that you trust the property s personnel.
  • Meals: Much like most of us, the dining area experience is important to seniors. When touring communities, it is essential to discuss entree choices and learn about dining hours, options, and procedures. Be sure you and your loved one enjoy a meal at community. Not only is it a terrific way to sample the cuisine, but it s a great chance to meet other people. Make sure you discuss what goes on if a resident is not able to make it to the dining room for meals.
  • Reputation: Ask residents and families, past and present, for their honest views about the community. Various communities have a resident council that’ll be happy to answer any of your questions.
  • Security and safety: Security and safety features are very important and offer assurance for the caregiver. Make sure that bathrooms are accessible and have grab bars in convenient locations. Ask how residents contact the staff if they have an emergency within their living area. Find out about other protection features available in living quarters and through the entire community. Be sure you learn about staffing patterns to determine who is on-site usually to aid residents. Is there registered nurses on-site? How do staffing routines differ during the night? How does community assist or manage residents medication needs?
  • Trust your gut: As you are touring, be sure you think about yourself or your family member actually living at community. Can you imagine your family member feeling comfortable? Do you feel at ease? Are the staff and residents receptive, inviting and friendly?

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Newton, MA?

The average cost of assisted living in the state of Massachusetts in 2018 was $5,495 per month although the average monthly price for Newton ranges from $0 to $0 per month. Charges for assisted living communities may differ widely depending on amenities, neighborhood, and services, therefore if the cost is an issue consider looking at local suburbs and towns might give you more overall flexibility in your spending budget.

For more information on assisted living costs, visit A Place for Mom s Senior Living Cost Planner, based on the actual prices families pay when they move into assisted living and it is the only cost index of its kind.


How to Pay for Assisted Living

Many families experience sticker shock when beginning their hunt for senior living. How exactly to pay for senior care is definitely an obstacle for care. Many families pay for a move to assisted living through the sale of a home or personal savings, but for some people, this might not exactly be a choice.

Listed below are three other options that will assist you finance assisted living:

  1. Life Insurance Policies: If the senior moving into assisted living has a life insurance policy, you may be in a position to liquidate the policy and receive funds right now to cover senior care costs. Different constraints and regulations apply depending on the kind of insurance policy you have, so get in touch with a monetary advisor or eldercare attorney to discover more about your options.
  2. Reverse Mortgages: For senior couples who may have different care needs, a reverse mortgage could be a good way for one person to move into assisted living while another remains at home. A reverse mortgage allows homeowners aged 62 or older to borrow against their home equity. To find out more, call the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to locate a reverse mortgage counseling agency near you or contact the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
  3. Veterans Benefits: Various veterans are unaware that they are eligible for senior care benefits. The Veterans Aid and Attendance benefit has helped many families afford assisted living. To qualify, veterans must be at least 65 years old and have served at least 3 months of active duty, with at least 1 day during what the Veterans Administration considers ‘‚¬Ëœactive wartime periods . Qualifying widows and widowers of veterans may also be able to receive benefits. With the current average age of U.S. veterans at 64 years old, it s worth it to discover if your family member may be eligible for benefits. To find out more on benefits for veterans, see call the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Affairs or visit www.va.gov.

For more ideas about how to finance your move to senior living, get in touch with A Place for Mom to talk to a Senior Living Advisor today.


Five Questions to Ask When Touring an Assisted Living Community

There s no question that choosing an assisted living community is often overwhelming. But, considering these five important things when thinking about making the move to assisted living will help you make a better-informed decision:

  1. How many staff are available to assist at night? Some assisted living communities provide nursing staff night and day, while others may have more generalized help on hand after hours. It is not required that night and day care be given in assisted living in Massachusetts.
  2. Is there a waitlist? Here’s where doing all your homework can really pay off – plan ahead! Sought after communities can fill up fast. If the main one you like is not available, ask about the waitlist and what the community s guideline is for managing it. Many communities will require a deposit and some communities have internal lists for special care needs.
  3. Will there be a patio space? Moving to assisted living will not mean you or your loved one needs to give up a beloved garden or patio space. If accessing a gardening area, an outdoor patio or a courtyard is definitely important for your loved one, search for a community which offers residents that space. Various larger assisted living communities offer a range of outdoor spaces, with features such as walking paths, gardens and BBQ places for community occasions.
  4. What’s the staff-to-resident ratio? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 25% of assisted living communities have a ratio of 1 personal care assistant for every 23 residents. Staffing can vary widely depending on the size of the community, so make sure to ask about the communities you are looking for. Ultimately, you want to understand if this community will give you your loved one with the support they want?
  5. What services are included in the monthly service charge? Understand what is included in the basic fee arrangement and what might incur additional expense before signing any agreement. Some communities employ a fee-for-service model, or a la carte pricing, which means they charge a monthly cost for rent and meals but additional costs for things such as medication management. Others could use a tiered cost model where different levels of services are charged different charges. Eldercare lawyers can review these agreements and assist you to with any discrepancies.

Email us for more information regarding what to search for when visiting an assisted living community.


What Else Should I Consider Think about choosing a Community?

There s no shortage of senior care options in Newton – which is why we have Senior Living Advisors prepared to help. They are experts in helping match seniors to the communities that will be the best fit for his or her budget, care requirements, and personality.

Below are a few things to take into account during your search:

  • Focus on current necessities. What does your family member need today? Do they need support bathing and dressing? Do they have special circumstances like limited vision or special diets? Think about the here and now, not what might have been their decision ten or 15 years ago.
  • When possible, tour at least three communities. Start with planned tours and consider having meals with the residents. If none seem like a good match, ask your Senior Living Advisor for more options and Don’t hesitate to ask questions and take down notes while you re there.
  • Look at community through your family member s eyes – instead of your own. It could be easy to become swayed by the services and features you might decide for yourself, but in the end it comes down to what will work best for your loved one. Would they enjoy the benefits of a bigger community or be more comfortable in a small, more intimate environment?

The process of selecting the right assisted living community can be overwhelming, but we are here to help you navigate your senior care search.

Phone A Place for Mom today – we are able to help relieve your anxiety while saving you money and time, ultimately finding a location that meets your budget and care needs.


What Is Senior Living Like in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts is a beautiful state with a abundant history. Senior living residents in Massachusetts enjoy having access to big city experiences while also enjoying picturesque East Coast charm. The state has four distinct seasons, boasting beautiful fall foliage, scenic winter landscapes, bright springtime flowers, and hot summertime days to be enjoyed at the state s shoreline.

When considering choosing senior living in Newton, MA, there are several things to consider, from the level of health care and help and support to life style, location and more. Massachusetts has many options available so you’re able to make a confident and informed decision for your family.

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