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Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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83 Assisted Living Facilities near Pittsfield, MA

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Assisted Living Facilities near Pittsfield, MA

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Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place

140 Melbourne Rd, Pittsfield, MA 01201

3.9
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The award-winning Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place provides traditional Assisted Living and Memory Care. Located on a scenic hillside in Pittsfield, the Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place features bright and spacious common areas, beautiful landscaping and breathtaking views. It’s a...

The Wellington at Springfield

942 Grayson Dr, Springfield, MA 01119

4.4
(114 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Be inspired to live life to the fullest when taking up residence at The Wellington at Springfield. Our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Springfield, MA Sixteen Acres/East Longmeadow/Wilbraham line, enriches the lives of seniors by providing an environment that is...

Atria Shaker

345 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY 12204

3.9
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Atria Shaker has proudly served the families of Albany. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance beauty and functionality, and better serve those with memory impairment.Once complete, residents will enjoy a...

River Ridge at Avon

101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT 06001

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

River Ridge at Avon is nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood in the heart of beautiful Farmington Valley. We are conveniently located off Route 44 in the charming town of Avon, minutes from wonderful shops, dining, entertainment, and medical offices. Our superb location complements the...

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Eddy Memory Care at Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center

18 Pasinella Way, Cohoes, NY 12047

4.9
(28 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Comprehensive services for people coping with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other memory loss.Since 1997, Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center in Cohoes has served as a regional resource for innovative and compassionate care for individuals in early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease and other memory...

The Reserve at East Longmeadow

741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028

3.7
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Reserve at East Longmeadow is a new and exceptional assisted living and memory care community in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. East Longmeadow is a beautiful city just outside of Springfield, one of the 'greenest' cities in the country with over 2,400 acres of parks. Springfield is also the...

Elderwood Village at Colonie

626 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110

3.8
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Elderwood Village at Colonie is a Latham, NY Assistive Living community that provides the right blend of supportive assistance, great amenities, and a personalized experience tailored to your needs.We are just minutes away from Albany, Schenectady, Troy and Saratoga County and all the area has to...

Armbrook Village

551 North Road, Westfield, MA 01085

4.6
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Armbrook Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted living options as well as a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss...

Brandywine Living at Litchfield

19 Constitution Way, Litchfield, CT 06759

4.7
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Life is beautiful at Brandywine Senior Living.  We have luxurious individual suites with a private bath and kitchen area.  Meanwhile, on the other side of your door are services to meet your needs, and entertainment to enliven your spirit.  With on-site–not–on–call licensed nurses only steps...

Beverwyck

40 Autumn Dr, Slingerlands, NY 12159

4.9
(24 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Since 1993, Beverwyck has delighted seniors with superior services and amenities in elegant and distinctive surroundings. Beverwyck is a full-service independent senior living community in Slingerlands, NY, just outside Albany. The campus, comprised of 172 one- and two-bedroom apartments and 29...

Atria Guilderland

300 Mill Rose Court, Slingerlands, NY 12159

3.7
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Guilderland, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available at our...

Prosper at Monastery Height

110 Monastery Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089

4.0
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Built in 1923 and prominently overlooking the city of West Springfield, Our Lady of Sorrows Monastery was renovated in 1999 to become Landmark at Monastery Heights, Senior Living Community. The beautiful building overlooks 18 spectacular acres of lawns, walking paths, and gardens and house 105...

Brookdale Niskayuna

1786 Union Street, Niskayuna, NY 12309

3.5
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Are you ready to redefine your independence?Here at our enhanced assisted living community, you’ll have help with things like dressing and managing medications so you can build new friendships and redefine your independence.  So go ahead and take that tai chi class, or join your new friends for...

Eddy Hawthorne Ridge

30 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061

4.5
(18 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Eddy Hawthorne Ridge Senior living campus offers residents a full Continuum of Care, all on one beautiful campus in East Greenbush, NY. This means peace of mind that comes with maintaining the life you love with access to the care and services of Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care.

Orchard Valley At Wilbraham

2387 Boston Rd, Wilbraham, MA 01095

4.3
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Orchard Valley at Wilbraham blends the best of assisted living with a small town atmosphere. Known for its working farms and annual peach festival, our community embodies close family ties, fond memories and lasting traditions. Just a short drive from Main Street in Wilbraham, MA, Orchard Valley...

Brookdale East Niskayuna

2861 Troy-Schenectady Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309

3.6
(27 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge, is rooted in “a person-centered approach”. That means we help our residents find a sense of belonging and purpose while also helping them preserve who they are. If you and your family are looking for a memory care community,...

The Terrace at Eddy Memorial

2256 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180

4.8
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Terrace at Eddy Memorial provides enriched housing and assisted living in Troy, NY for seniors who value amenity-rich living but need a little extra help with everyday tasks, such as household chores, bathing, dressing, and medication management.Our private studio and one-bedroom apartments...

The Terrace at Beverwyck

41 Beverwyck Ln, Slingerlands, NY 12159

5.0
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Designed in The Eddy tradition of excellence, The Terrace at Beverwyck, located in Slingerlands, NY, offers seniors 41 private one- and two-bedroom apartments in a variety of floor plans.The Terrace offers freedom of choice and freedom from worry in a community of warmth and security. Residents...

Peregrine Senior Living at Clifton Park

1 Emma Lane, Clifton Park, NY 12065

4.5
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Come celebrate living at Peregrine Senior Living at Clifton Park (formerly Beacon Pointe Memory Care Community) - a truly different senior living community for the memory impaired where you and your life are celebrated - emotionally, physically and intellectually. With beautiful surroundings and...

Atria Crossgate

140 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203

4.0
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Atria Crossgate, you'll experience luxurious country living with the perfect balance of relaxation and activity. Whether you're sitting by the community pond with friends and family or enjoying a delicious meal in our restaurant-style dining area, our caring and dedicated staff strives to meet...

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Cost of assisted living in Pittsfield, MA

The average cost of senior living in Pittsfield is $4,922 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Troy, NY with an average of $4,403 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities administer care, social opportunities, and oversight to persons who are around 65 years of age or older. The types of service provided often include assistance with ADLs. Residents may be kept under observation and evaluation. In certain situations, communities may offer nursing care, continuing care, or dementia care. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680 . Massachusetts maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs licenses this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with instrumental activities of daily living, assistance with activities of daily living , management of self-administered prescription or over-the-counter medications, and timely assistance with urgent or emergency needs. This type of community 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. 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 assessment of residents current diagnoses and medical history, assessment of residents need for assistance in emergency situations, assessment of residents ability to manage medications, and assessment of the individual’s needs and preferences. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include 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, communities must provide up to three regularly scheduled meals daily, 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, and qualified dietitian must counsel residents regarding therapeutic diets and other dietary issues. Staff members obtain training in a variety of fields. These include: Job requirements, financial exploitation, resident bill of rights, and elder abuse and neglect. 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.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the motivating factor in deciding which location fits best. The rent burden for Pittsfield is about 19.4% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Pittsfield is $173,571 and the median price for rent is about $1,097 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Pittsfield is 87.4% white, 2.0% Asian, 2.0% other or not specified, 0.4% Native American, 3.5% mixed race, 6.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 4.7% black. Out of the total city population, 47.4% are male and 52.6% are female. The median age of Pittsfield is 44 years old. Out of the total population of Pittsfield, 6.8% consider themselves widows, 2.7% do not have health insurance, 15.1% live in poverty, and 17.2% have some form of disability. In Pittsfield, 8.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Pittsfield has a population density of 406 people per square mile. In terms of education, 28.0% have a college degree, 11.1% have a graduate degree, and 30.2% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Massachusetts citizen is ranked 8th nation-wide. Additionally, Massachusetts is ranked 2nd by healthcare standards. There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. 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.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In Massachusetts, 23% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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 the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Massachusetts is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 71%. The average air quality index rating in Massachusetts is 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 temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. 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 Flowering Dogwood, American Linden, Eastern Red Cedar, and Flowering Dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Cutleaf Coneflower , the Woodchucks, the Obedient Plant, or the Lanceleaf Coreopsis. The state animal of Massachusetts is the Woodchucks.

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Kimball Farms, Eddy Memory Care at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge and Geer Village are the top rated assisted living facilities near Pittsfield, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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