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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 Brighton, Brookline Village or Cambridge.

Residential Care Home Facilities near Boston, MA

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Average starting price $3,888/month
Average starting price $5,723/month
Average starting price $6,940/month
Average starting price $7,478/month
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Seth Mann 2

349 N Main, Randolph, MA 02368 | 10.7 miles from Boston center

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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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Pine Hill Retirement Home

35 N Lowell Rd, Windham, NH 03087 | 35.5 miles from Boston center

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Pine Hill Retirement Home is a small  assisted living home offering a homelike atmosphere at an affordable rate.   The quiet, safe, rural setting of Pine Hill is convenient to routes 93 and lll, shopping areas and emergency medical care.  We offer an independent lifestyle with...

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Devotional activities onsite
4.8(22 reviews)

What an amazing staff. The residents are well cared for. It has a “home-like” atmosphere not a facility atmosphere. [Name removed] and [Name removed] attended the calling hours after my mother recently...

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Commonwealth House Assisted Living

655 Commonwealth Ave, Warwick, RI 02886 | 47.4 miles from Boston center

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Senior living outside the home can be large, distant, and impersonal. That’s why we decided to bring senior living HOME! At Commonwealth House, we strive to make sure that feeling of living at home never leaves you; you may be away from home, but you are always at home at Commonwealth...

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5.0(5 reviews)

Commonwealth House Assisted Living is small-scaled one of a kind community tucked away in a residential neighborhood with all the comforts and feel of being in your own home. In searching for an Assisted...

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Pleasant Acres Rest Home

107 E Mountain St, Worcester, MA 01606 | 35.2 miles from Boston center

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Cushing Manor Community Inc

20 Cushing Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125 | 1.7 miles from Boston center

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Winter Valley Residences Inc

600 Canton Ave Milton Residences for the Elderly, Milton, MA 02186 | 5.2 miles from Boston center

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The Dorothy Frances Home

704 Beaver St, Waltham, MA 02452 | 8.2 miles from 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...

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Life Care Center of Stoneham

25 Woodland Rd, Stoneham, MA 02180 | 8.7 miles from Boston center

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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...

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Fuller House

32 Franklin St, Stoneham, MA 02180 | 10.6 miles from Boston center

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The Rubin Home Assisted Living

50 Houston Ave, Saugus, MA 01906 | 10.7 miles from Boston center

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Dealing with Alzheimers can be a difficult thing for your loved ones. They are now in need of your help more than ever. They need you to be there for them just like they were once there for you in your childhood. Balancing your life and your parent's life can be a hard task to overcome,...

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4.6(4 reviews)

The first message here is clearly legitimate. However the other two are not. They have been written by staff or a friend. One of the messages had some of worst grammatical errors I have ever seen in a...

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Baker Manor Rest Home

16 Baker St, Lynn, MA 01902 | 11.9 miles from Boston center

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Elizabeth E Boit Home-Women

5 Bennett St, Wakefield, MA 01880 | 12.2 miles from Boston center

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Tidd Home Inc

74 Elm St, Woburn, MA 01801 | 13.0 miles from Boston center

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William Coolidge House

72 S Main St, Natick, MA 01760 | 13.2 miles from Boston center

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Tiffany II Rest & Retirement Home

56 W. Water St PO Box 534, Rockland, MA 02370 | 16.5 miles from Boston center

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Village Rest Home

22 Main St, North Easton, MA 02356 | 17.7 miles from Boston center

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Mrs Zani's Park Manor

9 Park St, Danvers, MA 01923 | 18.4 miles from Boston center

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Girdler House Retirement Home

78 Lothrop St, Beverly, MA 01915 | 19.0 miles from Boston center

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Oblate Novitiate House

486 Chandler St, Tewksbury, MA 01876 | 20.3 miles from Boston center

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Villages At Great Hill

1 Great Hill Dr, Topsfield, MA 01983 | 23.8 miles from Boston center

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Old Colony Rest Home

377 Old Colony Rd, Norton, MA 02766 | 26.8 miles from Boston center

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German Home

374 Howard St, Lawrence, MA 01841 | 27.0 miles from Boston center

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Pleasant Street Rest Home Inc

144 Pleasant St, Attleboro, MA 02703 | 27.6 miles from Boston center

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Halcyon House

175 Berkeley Street, Methuen, MA 01844 | 27.8 miles from Boston center

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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Halcyon House is located in Methuen, MA in Essex County. This residential care home provides the help that you are seeking in an area that is historical and beautiful. Those who spend time in Methuen enjoy checking out the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Jay Gees Ice Cream and Fun Center, Riverside...

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Cats allowed
Devotional activities onsite
3.4(7 reviews)

My mother has been a resident for almost 2 years and the care and attention she gets is the best. The atmosphere is like a home and she is very comfortable. It is very clean and all the workers are very...

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Silvercrest Retirement Home

47 Prospect St, Taunton, MA 02780 | 29.3 miles from Boston center

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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:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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