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41 Residential Care Homes near Braintree, MA

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Residential care homes in Braintree may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Braintree 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 Braintree, 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.

Residential Care Home Facilities in Braintree, MA

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Pine Hill Retirement Home

35 N Lowell Rd, Windham, NH 03087

4.8
(22 reviews)

Private

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...

Seth Mann 2

349 N Main, Randolph, MA 02368

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

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...

Commonwealth House Assisted Living

655 Commonwealth Ave, Warwick, RI 02886

5.0
(5 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

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...

Halcyon House

175 Berkeley Street, Methuen, MA 01844

3.4
(7 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, Studio, 1 Bed

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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Life Care Center of Stoneham

25 Woodland Rd, Stoneham, MA 02180

2.8
(3 reviews)

Victorian Mansion, Inc.

574 Newport Ave, Attleboro, MA 02703

4.5
(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Our small family run residence does not feel like a large facility. It feels like your home. The beautifully appointed house provides all the comforts of home with the added safety and security of a professional and caring staff, and the companionship of others who share some of your concerns and...

The Dorothy Frances Home

704 Beaver St, Waltham, MA 02452

5.0
(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

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...

Old Colony Rest Home

377 Old Colony Rd, Norton, MA 02766

0.5
(1 review)

Pleasant Acres Rest Home

107 E Mountain St, Worcester, MA 01606

1.0
(1 review)

Winter Valley Residences Inc

600 Canton Ave Milton Residences for the Elderly, Milton, MA 02186

(0 review)

Tiffany II Rest & Retirement Home

56 W. Water St PO Box 534, Rockland, MA 02370

(0 review)

Private

Cushing Manor Community Inc

20 Cushing Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125

(0 review)

Village Rest Home

22 Main St, North Easton, MA 02356

(0 review)

Baker Manor Rest Home

16 Baker St, Lynn, MA 01902

(0 review)

William Coolidge House

72 S Main St, Natick, MA 01760

(0 review)

Fuller House

32 Franklin St, Stoneham, MA 02180

(0 review)

Private

Elizabeth E Boit Home-Women

5 Bennett St, Wakefield, MA 01880

(0 review)

Private

Silvercrest Retirement Home

47 Prospect St, Taunton, MA 02780

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Tidd Home Inc

74 Elm St, Woburn, MA 01801

(0 review)

Private

Pleasant Street Rest Home Inc

144 Pleasant St, Attleboro, MA 02703

(0 review)
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Cost of care homes in Braintree, MA

The average cost of senior living in Braintree is $3,700 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Randolph, MA with an average of $4,100 per month.

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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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Services for seniors in Braintree, Massachusetts

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Health care

Senior activities

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

Financial assistance

In Braintree, 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

Braintree is car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. For public transportation, transit options in Braintree include bus routes. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Braintree has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is not particularly walkable.

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Health care

Braintree 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 South Shore Hospital and Harvard Vanguard Braintree.

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Senior activities

Braintree boasts a rich history from the American Revolutionary War as the home of multiple Declaration of Independence signers. Seniors interested in learning more about local presidential history can visit Adams National Historical Park, John Adams’s Birthplace, and the USS Salem, a decommissioned WWII ship. For outdoor recreation, one of the most popular spots in Braintree to visit is the 6,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation.

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Braintree, Massachusetts

Care Homes

Residential care homes arrange for a personal care experience for seniors. Residential care homes provide family-style living with around the clock staffing and individual support. This type of community is like a single-family home. Services provided can include regular dining options, laundry services, and transportation. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680. Massachusetts maintains a number of provisions related to this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs certifies this community type.

Demographics and Values

Braintree has a population density of 1,587 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Massachusetts citizen is ranked 8th nation-wide. Additionally, Massachusetts is ranked 2nd by standards of healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Massachusetts ranks 26th in the nation. In terms of resources, Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8, a grocery index rating of 113.9, and a housing index rating of 170.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. 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

During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. 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 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

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 temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in 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. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. 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. 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 eastern red cedar, American beech, flowering dogwood, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the obedient plant, the black bears, the cut leaf coneflower, or the cardinal flower. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

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