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The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

235 Gould Street, Needham, MA

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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...

NewBridge on the Charles Memory Care

6000 Great Meadow Rd, Dedham, MA

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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

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Brookdale Dedham is a premiere assisted living and memory care community in Dedham, Massachusetts. Our community boasts an ideal location surrounded by conservation land on the Charles River just minutes from some of the country's best shopping, dining and medical centers. Dedham has a rich...

The Pettee House at Newton

277 Elliot St, Newton, MA

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White Oak Cottages

6 Longwood Drive, Westwood, MA

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Our goal at White Oak Cottages is to offer our residents homes where they enjoy excellent quality of life and quality of care. The home itself has been thoughtfully designed with the happiness and well being of our residents in mind. The White Oak Cottages are homes where people want to live and...

The Falls At Cordingly Dam

2300 Washington St, Newton, MA

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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...

Adelaide of Newton Centre NOW OPEN

157 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA

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Waterstone at Wellesley

27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA

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Waterstone at Wellesley is the best there is in the Wellesley region. Located by the Charles River in Wellesley, Waterstone is the only assisted living community. We offer security and independence, giving you the peace and tranquility you require as a senior resident. Even more, Waterstone is...

Traditions of Dedham

735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA

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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...

Edelweiss Village

2220 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA

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Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

40 Clapboardtree St, Norwood, MA

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At Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree, we are committed to ensuring that our every service and amenity will help create the enriched, active life you deserve. It starts with our surroundings. Our community beautifully balances privacy, safety and security, with well-appointed dining rooms...

Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA

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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...

Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA

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Maplewood at Weston is located along the Charles River in one of the most desirable suburbs in the country. Surrounded by the tranquil countryside, our community is just minutes from the many cultural attractions of Boston, including the Museum of Fine Arts and The Boston Symphony Orchestra. We...

Whitney Place at Natick

3 Vision Dr, Natick, MA

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Whitney Place combines all the comforts and more convenience than you could ever find at home. It’s a warm and gracious setting for seniors needing a little help with daily routines, featuring private or shared apartments.Residents receive individual attention from our nurses, dedicated...

Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury NOW OPEN

1 Farmstead Lane, Sudbury, MA

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Designed exclusively for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury offers exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle to individuals living with dementia in Middlesex County, as well as peace of mind for their families. Our community...

Sunrise of Newton (Opening Spring 2021)

431 Washington St., Newton, MA

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Sophia Snow House

1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA

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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...

Sunrise of Norwood

86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Evans Park At Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA

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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...

Sunrise of Wayland

285 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA

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In beautiful, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care 24 hours a day/7 days a week and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of...

Chestnut Park At Cleveland Circle

50 Sutherland Rd, Brighton, MA

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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...

Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

140 University Avenue, Westwood, MA

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Peace of Mind for Massachusetts Seniors and Their Families, located in Westwood, MA, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Bridges® by EPOCH at Westwood is built exclusively for area seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Here, our compassionate team, easy-to-navigate households...

The Residence at Watertown Square

20 Summer St, Watertown, MA

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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...

Goddard House

165 Chestnut St, Brookline, MA

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Providence House

180 Corey Road, Brighton, MA

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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

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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...

New Pond Village, a CCRC

180 Main Street, Walpole, MA

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Benchmark Senior Living at New Pond Village located in Walpole, MA provides independent living 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 it be great to have...

Brigham House

341 Mt Auburn Street, Watertown, MA

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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...

Sunrise of Weston

135 North Avenue, Weston, MA

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Sunrise of Weston has been serving the needs of seniors and their families since 1997 in our historic home, formerly known as the Drabbington Inn and later as the Westonian Inn. Famous for a homelike ambiance, Sunrise of Weston offers 29 apartments, each of which has a private bathroom with a...

Traditions of Wayland

10 Green Way, Wayland, MA

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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...

Standish Village

1190 Adams Street, Boston, MA

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Standish Village 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...

Neville Place

650 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA

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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...

Cornerstone at Canton

175 Revere Street, Canton, MA

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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...

Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community

352 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

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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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA

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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....

Cadbury Commons

66 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA

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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...

Carmel Terrace

933 Central St, Framingham, MA

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Carmel Terrace is a not-for-profit, non-denominational, assisted living community operated by the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm, leaders in providing care for older adults for more than 75 years.  We serve the individual who wishes to maintain their independence but would enjoy and...

Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA

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Quality Care Today and TomorrowIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of household chores and maintenance for a lifestyle rich in comfort and quality care, prepare to savor the good life. Nestled on more than 100 acres in Framingham, Massachusetts, our community offers a wonderful quality of...

Orchard Cove Hebrew SeniorLife

1 Del Pond Dr, Canton, MA

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Orchard Cove is a warm, inclusive, and award-winning senior living community in Canton, Massachusetts. Created by Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a leading nonprofit senior care and aging research organization, Orchard Cove is known for its resident-driven culture....

The Residence at Valley Farm

369 Pond Street, Ashland, MA

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Located in historic Ashland, our brand-new community boasts easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, I-495 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area.We offer 80 apartments for 84 residents; a combination of 29 studio, 29 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom...

The Branches of Framingham (Now Open)

518 Pleasant Street, Framingham, MA

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The Branches of Framingham in Framingham, 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...

Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

747 Water Street, Framingham, MA

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Heritage at Framingham is an Assisted Living community where seniors find the services and security they need without giving up the traditions and independence they cherish. Located in eight park-like acres in the Nobscot region of Framingham, Heritage at Framingham offers seniors personal care...

Sunrise of Arlington

1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA

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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...

The Arbors at Stoughton

2121 Central St, Stoughton, MA

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Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA

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At Atria Marina Place, you'll find a welcoming senior community just 10 minutes from Boston on the seaside enclave of Marina Bay. Invite friends and family to enjoy the fresh breeze coming from the water or participate in one of more than 250 monthly activities.Atria Marina Place offers a choice...

VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy

405 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA

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Assisted Living at Fenno House

540 Hancock St, Quincy, MA

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Fenno House has provided senior housing in the Wollaston section of Quincy for 42 years. Developed by Wollaston Lutheran Church and HUD, Fenno is not-for-profit and non-sectarian. Our residents come primarily from Boston and South Shore towns. Fenno House has offered certified Assisted Living for...

Zelma Lacey House

9 West School Street, Charlestown, MA

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Just like the gas-lit streets of Charlestown, Zelma Lacey House lights your life with care! This beautiful Assisted Living community of 66 studio and one-bedroom apartment homes, many with affordable programs, is situated in the heart of Boston's historic Charlestown neighborhood-- and within...

Artis Senior Living of Lexington NOW OPEN

430 Concord Avenue, Lexington, MA

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Our residents are cared for by a team of nurses and care partners around the clock. In addition, we have our Advisory Physician, Dr. Cherie Noe, who is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine available to serve as primary care physician for our residents if desired. Dr. Noe...

Seth Mann 2

349 N Main, Randolph, MA

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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...

Needham, Massachusetts

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide a sense of community as well as personalized care. Assisted living communities commonly offer help with transportation and appointments, care supervision, and opportunities for organized activity. In select situations, communities may provide respite, nursing care, or “aging in place”. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680 . Massachusetts has a number of stipulations related to this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs governs this community type. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include management of self-administered prescription or over-the-counter medications, assistance with activities of daily living , timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs, and assistance with instrumental activities of daily living. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include management of self-administered medications, reminding residents to take medications, and opening containers and pre-packaged medications. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Staff members obtain training in a variety of fields. These include: Communicable diseases, Resident health, Sanitation and food safety, and communication skills. 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 current diagnoses and medical history, assessment of the individual’s needs and preferences, assessment of residents ability to manage medications, and assessment of residents need for assistance in emergency situations. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a qualified dietitian must review residents’ dietary needs, qualified dietitian must counsel residents regarding therapeutic diets and other dietary issues, communities must provide up to three regularly scheduled meals daily, and communities must use daily recommended dietary allowances as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences.

Demographics and Values

In Needham, 3.0% live in poverty, 1.4% do not have health insurance, 7.2% have some form of disability, and 66.1% participate in the labor force. Out of the total city population, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Needham is 44 years old. Of the population of Needham 42.7% have a graduate degree, 74.6% have a college degree, and 11.4% have a high-school diploma. In Needham, 5.6% of the people are veterans. Needham has a population density of 955 people per square mile. The total population of Needham consists of 30,429 people. Racially, the population of Needham is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.1% black, 86.6% white, 2.7% mixed race, 8.2% Asian, 0.0% Native American, 2.7% Hispanic, and 0.5% other or not specified.

Cost of Living

The community where a care community is located can have a big impact on the cost of care. The overall cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding which community is the best fit for you or your loved one. Per month, the median rent in Needham is around $2,651 per month and the median home value in Needham costs around $754,719. The rent burden for Needham is about 19.4% of the average person’s monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Massachusetts has a cost of living index rating of 134, a grocery index rating of 114, and a housing index rating of 170. In terms of personal well-being, Massachusetts ranks 2nd in healthcare and 8th in quality of life compared to other states. There are 78 hospitals and 129 health centers that service a population of 6,941,273. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 23% of Massachusetts residents attend religious services among the 4,200 different congregations that are available in the state. 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.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of January. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7F during the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Massachusetts has an air quality index rating of around 38.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. 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 American Beech, Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood, and Eastern Hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bobcats, the Cardinal Flower, the Blue Flag, or the New England Aster. The state animal of Massachusetts is the Woodchucks.

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