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Residential care homes in Boston may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Boston care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Boston, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

We are also serving Residential Care Home facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Waterfront, St Marks and Fort Point.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Cambridge, Quincy or Mount Ida.

Residential Care Home Facilities near Boston, MA

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Last Updated: 9/16/22
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Average starting price $3,888/month
Average starting price $5,761/month
Average starting price $6,940/month
Average starting price $7,449/month
Average starting price $4,977/month
Average starting price $1,374/month

The Dorothy Frances Home

704 Beaver St, Waltham, MA 02452 | 8.9 milesfrom Boston center

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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

The Dorothy Frances Home is an alternative living arrangement designed to meet the specific needs of the individual with Alzheimer's or other dementia's. It is not a nursing home, but rather a dignified, supportive community dedicated to making a very positive impact on the lives of those we...

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5.0(1 review)

My 95 year old father was there for the last three months of his life. He was quite active, always wanted to move around and talk. They were always kind to him and someone was always near him to make sure...

Life Care Center of Stoneham

25 Woodland Rd, Stoneham, MA 02180 | 9.1 milesfrom Boston center

Provides: Care Homes

2.8(3 reviews)

My mother was in the assisted living and loved it. Everyone there was very kind and caring for each of the residents. It is a small Assisted Living with only 18 apartments and it was more like a family...

Cushing Manor Community Inc

20 Cushing Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125 | 1.1 milesfrom Boston center

Provides: Care Homes

Winter Valley Residences Inc

600 Canton Ave Milton Residences for the Elderly, Milton, MA 02186 | 4.7 milesfrom Boston center

Provides: Care Homes

Parmenter Home Inc

542 Main St # Q, Waltham, MA 02452 | 8.5 milesfrom Boston center

Provides: Care Homes

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Cost of care homes in Boston, MA

The average cost of senior living in Boston is 3,888 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Randolph, MA with an average of 4,150 per month.

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In Boston, Massachusetts, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Boston, Massachusetts, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Transportation

Boston is not car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Boston include a number of bus, commuter rail, subway, and ferry options managed by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Boston has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

Health care

Boston offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Medical.

Senior activities

With one of the largest reputations in the county, the city of Boston boasts a wide set of attractions and a vibrant local culture. Some renowned and senior-friendly attractions throughout Boston include the Museum of Fine Arts, the New England Aquarium, and the historic Paul Revere House. The city is also home to a number of senior centers that host wide-ranging activities to fit a variety of interests.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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