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Senior housing types near Fairhaven, MA

  • Atria Fairhaven

    Atria Fairhaven

    391 Alden Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719
    (7)
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    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...

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  • Whaler's Cove

    Whaler's Cove

    114 Riverside Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746
    (7)
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    Whaler's Cove Assisted Living has 120 safe and affordable rental apartments in a beautifully restored historic building. Life at Whaler's Cove means living independently for senior adults who no longer want the responsibility of maintaining a home but may need a helping hand with personal care and...

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  • The Cottages at Dartmouth Village

    The Cottages at Dartmouth Village

    274 Slocum Rd, Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (16)
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    The Cottages at Dartmouth Village is a memory care and assisted living community in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Our community is nestled in a wooded area of the city giving residents peace and tranquility while still offering easy access to local attractions and amenities like Buttonwood Park Zoo, the...

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  • Autumn Glen

    Autumn Glen

    239 Cross Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (10)
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    Autumn Glen in North Dartmouth, MA, offers assisted living and Alzheimer's services that help seniors with their day-to-day needs. In fact, when seniors choose assisted living at Autumn Glen, they'll be able to enjoy independent lives in private apartments without the worries brought about by living...

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  • The Residence at Cedar Dell

    The Residence at Cedar Dell

    628 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (6)
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    Welcome to the newly renovated Residence at Cedar Dell! Located in Dartmouth Massachusetts, a tranquil south coast town, our community which recently received a $1.5 million full community renovation, is nestled on ten acres of land. We offer 61 apartments that are a combination of studio, one and...

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  • Landmark at Fall River

    Landmark at Fall River

    400 Columbia Street, Fall River, MA 02721
    (6)
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    Nestled in the heart of the Fall River historical district, the Landmark at Fall River provides gracious urbane living in a cozy, cordially appointed setting. Providing a supportive environment for seniors, the Landmark encourages independence, promotes good health, and provides customized...

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  • Brookdale Sakonnet Bay

    Brookdale Sakonnet Bay

    1215 Main Road, Tiverton, RI 02878
    (17)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. With scenic views of the historic Newport and the Sakonnet River, our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, has four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing...

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  • Atria Woodbriar

    Atria Woodbriar

    339-389 Gifford Street, Falmouth, MA 02540
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    For more than 20 years, Atria Woodbriar has been the senior living provider of choice for Falmouth’s wisest older adults. On this foundation of trust, they have expanded and enhanced their options to better serve area families and conserve the Cape’s natural resources. The campus is home to two...

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  • Keystone Place at Buzzards Bay

    Keystone Place at Buzzards Bay

    218 Main St., Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
    (8)
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    Discover Keystone Place, the area's newest independent living, assisted living and memory care community! Located along the banks of the Cape Cod Canal, Keystone Place is a rental community offering some of the area's largest studio, one and two bedroom/two bathroom apartment homes. Keystone Place...

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  • Atria Aquidneck Place

    Atria Aquidneck Place

    125 Quaker Hill Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (10)
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    At Atria Aquidneck Place, you'll find a supportive community with New England charm and the comforts of home. Take a leisurely walk with friends and family around our beautiful five-acre campus, or shop in nearby historic Newport. Atria Aquidneck Place is conveniently located close to local...

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  • Blenheim-Newport

    Blenheim-Newport

    303 Valley Road, Middletown, RI 02842
    (11)
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    Situated on fifteen beautiful acres in Middletown, Rhode Island, Blenheim-Newport is an innovative senior living community providing assisted living services in a residential, home-like environment. Blenheim-Newport borders historic Newport, offering many cultural, educational and recreational...

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  • Decatur House Assisted Living Residence

    Decatur House Assisted Living Residence

    176 Main Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
    (1)
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    Decatur House is located in the heart of beautiful and historic Sandwich Village on Cape Cod. Located minutes from the Sagamore Bridge and Route 6 and 6A, Decatur House is a resident-focused, fully licensed assisted living community offering ample personalized care by a highly professional and...

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  • Laurelwood at The Pinehills

    Laurelwood at The Pinehills

    10 Golf Drive, Plymouth, MA 02360
    (12)
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    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 National...

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  • Anchor Bay at East Providence

    Anchor Bay at East Providence

    1440 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Brookdale East Bay is a dedicated memory care and assisted living community located in East Providence, Rhode Island. Just 15 minutes from downtown Providence, our community is peaceful and quiet with easy access to the amenities of a larger city. Brookdale East Bay has a desirable location near...

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  • Atria Bay Spring Village

    Atria Bay Spring Village

    147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806
    (20)
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    At Atria Bay Spring Village, residents will find a picturesque senior living community with a vibrant social calendar. Enjoy reading a book or chatting with friends in cozy community lounges, or on sunny days, relax in our beautiful, serene courtyards. Atria Bay Spring Village is near Barrington...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Plymouth Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Plymouth Crossings

    157 South Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    (15)
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    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 playing...

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  • Stafford Hill

    Stafford Hill

    60 Stafford Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
    (13)
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    Historic Plymouth, with its picturesque harbor, is home to Stafford Hill. Located less than two miles from the beaches and charming coastline of Massachusetts, Stafford Hill is an Assisted & Independent Living Campus offering a world of service, care and amenities for older adults. Convenient to...

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  • Bella Villa Assisted Living

    Bella Villa Assisted Living

    336 Willett Ave, Riverside, RI 02915
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    Welcome to Bella Villa, a small affordable family operated private independent and assisted living facility. Bella Villa accepts individuals that are 50 years of age or older, or disabled. Our staff is highly experienced, courteous, respectful, and are available 24/7 for your personal assistance...

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  • Sunrise of Plymouth Beach

    Sunrise of Plymouth Beach

    97 Warren Avenue, Plymouth, MA 02360
    (20)
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    Set in a quiet, seaside neighborhood on the bay, Plymouth Senior Living offers gorgeous water views from our wooded campus. Here, you will receive the very best in personalized care from our expertly trained team, including assisted living and memory care. Let us take care of the everyday details so...

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  • Brookdale West Bay

    Brookdale West Bay

    2783 West Shore Road, Warwick, RI 02889
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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...

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  • Greenwich Farms at Warwick

    Greenwich Farms at Warwick

    75 Minnesota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888
    (33)
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    Greenwich Farms at Warwick located in Warwick, RI is a Benchmark Senior Living independent living residential community for active seniors who are looking to socialize, stay active, and no longer want the worry of owning a home. Are you ready to enjoy a carefree, maintenance-free lifestyle? Wouldn’t...

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  • Wingate Residences on the Eastside

    Wingate Residences on the Eastside

    One Butler Ave, Providence, RI 02906
    (22)
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    Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences on the East Side is the area's premiere assisted living community...

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  • Brookdale Attleboro

    Brookdale Attleboro

    100 Garfield Avenue, Attleboro, MA 02703
    (27)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We can help with the little things so you can go do more of what you love. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, Brookdale Attleboro with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. With assisted...

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  • The Village at Duxbury and Allerton House

    The Village at Duxbury and Allerton House

    290 Kingstown Way, Duxbury, MA 02332
    (11)
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    Imagine a picturesque setting, a carefree lifestyle, outstanding amenities, and personalized services provided by an exceptional staff. Imagine an elegant yet comfortable design, great neighbors, and an energizing atmosphere. Imagine The Village at Duxbury! Since opening in 1994, The Village at...

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  • Anchor Bay at Greenwich

    Anchor Bay at Greenwich

    945 Main St, East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (18)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Brookdale Greenwich Bay is a senior care community in East Greenwich, Rhode Island offering independent care services, assisted living services and memory care. We have an ideal location in the affluent area of East Greenwich near Narragansett Bay and Goddard State Park. Our quiet and peaceful...

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  • Atria Harborhill

    Atria Harborhill

    159 Division Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (8)
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    Situated in a stately mansion, Atria Harborhill is a welcoming community where residents are encouraged to lead healthy, active, independent lives. Enjoy a relaxing walk around the grounds, sit and catch up with friends, or participate in one of many daily activities. Centrally located in the...

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  • Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

    Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

    353 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906
    (9)
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    Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences Living on Blackstone Boulevard is located in one of Rhode Island's...

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  • Wingate Residences at Norton

    Wingate Residences at Norton

    190 Mansfield Ave, Norton, MA 02766
    (4)
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    Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences at Assisted Norton is the area's premier assisted living community...

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  • The Residence at Five Corners

    The Residence at Five Corners

    678 Depot Street, Easton, MA 02356
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 studio,...

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  • Darlington Assisted Living Centers

    Darlington Assisted Living Centers

    123 Armistice Blvd, Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Darlington has four different facilities including 2 traditional assisted living , 2 memory care units and an independent living . Our staff have ongoing education on Dementia care, elder care, communication skills , medications and many more. All of our staff are CPR certified including our kitchen...

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  • Highlands on the East Side

    Highlands on the East Side

    101 Highland Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
    (13)
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    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...

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  • Brookdale Cape Cod

    Brookdale Cape Cod

    790 Falmouth Road, Hyannis, MA 02601
    (15)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Home Sweet Home Do you want more free time to explore new hobbies, deepen your friendships and spend more time with the people you love? If so, our assisted living and memory care community is ready to welcome you home. Nestled in the beautiful coastal community of Hyannis, Maine, you can enjoy...

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  • Connemara Senior Living

    Connemara Senior Living

    25 East Nilsson Street, Brockton, MA 02301
    (7)
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    Connemara Senior Living Campello (formerly Emmanuel House Residence) offers safe, enjoyable and affordable assisted living within an attractive apartment retirement community. A wide range of individualized services are available, enabling residents to enjoy their independence to the fullest. Our...

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  • The Village At Willow Crossings

    The Village At Willow Crossings

    25 Cobb Street, Mansfield, MA 02048
    (27)
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    The Village at Willow Crossings is an active Senior community situated on a 20-acre woodland campus in the heart of Mansfield, MA. Manicured gardens grace the winding drives that travel through the picturesque campus, accented by the white picket fences of the charming cottage neighborhood. The nine...

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  • Capitol Ridge at Providence

    Capitol Ridge at Providence

    700 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908
    (14)
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    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 outdoor...

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  • Heights Crossing

    Heights Crossing

    35 Christy Pl, Brockton, MA 02301
    (5)
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    At Heights Crossing, we've mastered the art of living well! We offer the highest quality Assisted Living and a state-of-the-art Memory Support Neighborhood. At Heights Crossing we work hard to make every corner of the residence feel like your home. We've designed for gracious country living inside...

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  • Mill Hill Residence

    Mill Hill Residence

    164 MA 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in the heart of Cape Cod, the Mill Hill Residence is the newest addition to the Maplewood at Mayflower Place campus, an award-winning continuing care retirement community with a highly-respected reputation. The Mill Hill Residence continues Maplewood's unwavering commitment to quality, with...

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  • Village at Proprietors Green

    Village at Proprietors Green

    10 Village Green Way, Marshfield, MA 02050
    (17)
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    South Shore's new premier senior rental community with a continuum of care. Independent living offers spacious one and two-bedroom apartment homes with attractive dining options, fitness program, library, theatre and much more. The neighboring Allerton House provides exceptional Assisted Living and...

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  • Maplewood at Mayflower Place

    Maplewood at Mayflower Place

    579 Buck Island Road, West Yarmouth, MA 02673
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Maplewood at Mayflower Place, you will find the nautical spirit and coastal charm of Cape Cod. Settled on 40 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, you can relax, breathe the fresh ocean air and enjoy the good things in life. Our continuing care retirement community is minutes from a variety of...

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  • Brookdale South Bay

    Brookdale South Bay

    1959 Kingstown Road, South Kingstown, RI 02879
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. Trade home maintenance and long to-do lists for more time to do what you want to do. Our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) has a worry-free retirement lifestyle with three levels of care on one campus, including independent...

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  • Anchor Bay at Pocasset

    Anchor Bay at Pocasset

    12 Old Pocasset Ln, Johnston, RI 02919
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Each member of our team is truly committed to our residents' overall well-being and happiness.' Pocasset Bay Retirement Living is nestled in a sheltered country setting with beautiful gardens, walking paths and outdoor sitting areas. The community is conveniently located off Interstate 295 on...

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  • Chapel Hill Senior Living

    Chapel Hill Senior Living

    10 Old Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864
    (20)
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    Chapel HIll is a luxury senior living community in the tranquil village of Chapel Four Corners in Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island. Our community is located just off Route 295, offering a convenient and short drive from the major cities of Providence, Boston, New Haven and Hartford....

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  • Brookdale Centre of New England

    Brookdale Centre of New England

    600 Centre of New England Boulevard, Coventry, RI 02816
    (21)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A little help can go a long way. At our senior living community, you’ll have the help you need and the lifestyle you want with both assisted living and memory care all on one campus. Assisted living will give you a little extra help with things like medications, dressing and bathing, as well as...

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  • Doolittle Home

    Doolittle Home

    16 Bird Street, Foxboro, MA 02035
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    The decision to explore retirement communities is complex, involving different considerations for you, your spouse, your children, or your advisers. Since 1915, Doolittle Home has been providing exceptional care and peace of mind for residents and their families. Frequently described as a bed and...

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  • Atria Lincoln Place

    Atria Lincoln Place

    612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865
    (21)
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    Atria Lincoln Place is a popular Rhode Island retirement community that offers an active, warm atmosphere with all the comforts of home. A diverse calendar of events provides daily opportunities for staying healthy and socializing. Residents interested in exercising may work out with an instructor...

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  • Smithfield Woods

    171 Pleasant View Ave, Smithfield, RI 02917
    (8)
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    Smithfield Woods is luxurious senior care community in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Our elegant and stately community, located in Providence County, is just minutes from the historic town of Smithfield, with fine dining, shopping, banks and medical offices just minutes away. The dynamic city of...

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  • Thirwood Place

    Thirwood Place

    237 North Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
    (9)
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    Thirwood Place is nestled on over 40 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, surrounded by wooded conservation land and overlooking scenic Flax Pond. While offering seclusion among these natural surroundings, Thirwood is conveniently located only minutes away from shopping, churches, medical...

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  • The Residence at Penniman Hill (Opening Early 2020)

    The Residence at Penniman Hill (Opening Early 2020)

    276 Whiting St, Hingham, MA 02043
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    The Residence at Penniman Hill is ideally located just around the corner from the Derby Street Shoppes in picturesque Hingham. Whether enjoying historic Main Street, which Eleanor Roosevelt called “the most beautiful in America,” a harbor sunset, or the many charms of this lovely town, residents...

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  • Seth Mann 2

    Seth Mann 2

    349 N Main, Randolph, MA 02368
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    The Seth Mann 2nd Home for Women, located in Randolph, Mass., is a unique, small-scale residence. This lovely, historic home, which opened in 1921, can accommodate up to five women, each with a spacious private bedroom. It is a perfect option for an independent older woman who, rather than live...

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  • Cornerstone at Canton

    Cornerstone at Canton

    175 Revere Street, Canton, MA 02021
    (11)
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    The new Cornerstone at Canton, opening Spring 2015, 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...

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide oversight, healthcare, and social events to people around 65 years old. Assisted living facilities often offer supervision of care, opportunities for leisurely activity, and aid with daily activities. In select situations, facilities may offer hospice, Alzheimer's care, or skilled nursing care. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $67,680 . The state of Massachusetts maintains specific regulations related to this kind of facility. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs certifies this facility type. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include qualified dietitian must counsel residents regarding therapeutic diets and other dietary issues, facilities must provide up to three regularly scheduled meals daily, a qualified dietitian must review residents' dietary needs, and a qualified dietitian must review the residence's dietary plans at least every 6 months. Staff are required to receive training in a number of areas. These areas include financial exploitation, management of self-administered medications, Dementia/cognitive impairment, and 7-hour general orientation . Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as assessment of residents need for assistance in emergency situations, a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, assessment of residents current diagnoses and medical history, and assessment of allergies and dietary needs. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include management of self-administered prescription or over-the-counter medications, assistance with nstrumental activities of daily living, assistance with activities of daily living , and timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reminding residents to take medications, opening containers and pre-packaged medications, and observing residents while they take the medication.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major factor when determining which care choice meets the needs of you or your loved one. Fairhaven has a median home value of $270,011 and the median cost of rent is about $1,407 per month per month. The rent burden for Fairhaven is about 23.7% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Fairhaven, 9.5% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Fairhaven 30.9% have a high-school diploma, 30.0% have a college degree, and 10.7% have a graduate degree. Currently, the population of Fairhaven consists of 16,027 people. Fairhaven has a population density of 499 people per square mile. In Fairhaven, 2.8% do not have health insurance, 14.0% have some form of disability, 9.8% consider themselves widows, and 9.1% live in poverty. Based on gender, 52.0% are female and 48.0% are male. The median age of Fairhaven is 47 years old. Demographically, Fairhaven is 1.9% Hispanic, 4.8% Asian, 1.5% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 89.5% white, 3.7% other or not specified, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.5% black.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Massachusetts are Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. 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. Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

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. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 71%. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Massachusetts drops to around 28°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45°F during the month of January. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7°F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 85°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50°F during the month of June. 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 tornados.

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 Butterfly Weed, Eastern Red Cedar, Eastern Hemlock, and Sycamore. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Black Bears, the Woodchucks, the Bats, or the Cutleaf Coneflower . The state animal of Massachusetts is the Woodchucks.