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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...

Chelsea Jewish Foundation

201 Captains Row, Chelsea, MA 02150

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

VNA Assisted & Senior Living Community

259 Lowell Street, Somerville, MA 02144

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Cadbury Commons

66 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA 02140

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Cadbury Commons is a family owned and operated Assisted Living Community located across from Denehey Park in Cambridge, MA.  Seniors choose Cadbury as a residence that provides an independent lifestyle.  Assisted Living services are offered to foster that independence, not remove...

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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...

Prospect House

420 Reservoir Avenue, Revere, MA 02151

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

The Parc at Harbor View Senior Living

46 Lincoln St, Winthrop, MA 02152

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At The Parc at Harbor View, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Winthrop area. Residents have many opportunities to...

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...

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...

Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171

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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...

Atria Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

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At Atria Maplewood Place, you'll find a friendly, family-like environment in a peaceful New England town. Residents are close to shopping, the theater, movies, places of worship and Revere Beach. Atria Maplewood Place combines the convenience of city life with the comforts of country living.Atria...

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...

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...

Forestdale Park Senior Living

341 Forest St, Malden, MA 02148

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

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...

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...

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...

Standish Village

1190 Adams Street, Boston, MA 02124

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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...

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...

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Boston, Massachusetts


Care Homes

Care homes offer seniors with a close sense of community minus the agitation of other types of care communities. This type of community is akin to a single-family home. Services offered might include food service, washing clothes, and transit. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680. The state of Massachusetts has specific regulations related to this kind of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs licenses this type of community.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical communities is a major consideration in deciding the most suitable care option for you or your loved one. In total, there are 13 hospitals located in Boston which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Boston include Massachusetts General Hospital, New England Baptist Hospital, and Brigham And Women’s Faulkner Hospital.


Cost of Living

Cost of living is a motivating factor in selecting what care choice fits best. The rent burden for Boston is around 22.6% of the average person’s monthly income. Boston has a median home value of $455,371 and the median cost of rent is about $1,964 per month per month. The sales tax in Boston is 6.25%.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather, in particular air quality and moisture, is a major influence in choosing which destination is the best fit for your family. On average, the humidity rating for Boston is around 64%. Humidity ratings are highest during the month of September at around 69%. Monthly, Boston receives around 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically falls in October with an average of 5 inches in a month. For snowfall, Boston gets on average 48.10 inches of snow in a year. The average air quality index rating in Boston is around 48.3. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating is at its max rating in the month of December at around 58.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Boston has a humid subtropical type of climate. In the summer, Boston is about 73F. The low summer temperature falls to around 59F during June. The summer high peaks at roughly 85F during July. In the winter, the average air temperature in Boston dips to roughly 33F. The peak winter temperature is roughly 45F in the month of December. The low winter temperature is approximately 22 F during the month of February.


Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 48.1% are male and 51.9% are female. In Boston, 20.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.1% are over the age of 60, 4.5% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. The median age of Boston is 32 years old. In terms of education, 20.9% have a high-school diploma, 47.4% have a college degree, and 21.3% have a graduate degree. In terms of crime, Boston has 7.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 22.5 property crimes per 1000 residents. The current population of Boston is growing at a rate of 0.009%. Boston has a population density of 5,472 people per square mile. In Boston, 2.9% of the people are veterans. Boston is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total population of Boston, 4.1% are widows, 20.5% live in poverty, 68.9% participate in the labor force, and 3.9% do not have health insurance. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Boston 48.2% practice Catholicism, 4.9% practice another Christian faith, and 2.0% are Baptists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Boston, out of the total population 0.7% practice Judaism, 1.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 1.1% practice Islam. In Boston, 37.2% are nonbelievers. During the last presidential election, 4.1% voted for a third party candidate, 14.1% voted Republican, and 81.8% voted Democrat in Suffolk county. Demographically, Boston is 25.3% black, 4.9% mixed race, 0.4% Native American, 52.8% white, 7.2% other or not specified, 9.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 19.4% Hispanic.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

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. Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare compared to other US states. The state of Massachusetts has 78 hospitals and 129 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,941,273. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.


Social demographics of the state

The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. Twenty-three percent of Massachusetts residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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.


State-wide weather information

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. During the winter, the average temperature in Massachusetts drops to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. The average 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. Massachusetts experiences an average humidity rating of about 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 linden, eastern red cedar, American beech, and eastern hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cut leaf coneflower, the spotted geranium, the coyotes, or the cardinal flower. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Care Homes in Massachusetts

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