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Find 42 Residential Care Home Facilities near Cambridge, MA

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

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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...

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...

Life Care Center of Stoneham

25 Woodland Rd, Stoneham, MA 02180

2.8
(3 reviews)

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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)

Cushing Manor Community Inc

20 Cushing Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125

(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

Winter Valley Residences Inc

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

(0 review)

Tidd Home Inc

74 Elm St, Woburn, MA 01801

(0 review)

Private

Baker Manor Rest Home

16 Baker St, Lynn, MA 01902

(0 review)

William Coolidge House

72 S Main St, Natick, MA 01760

(0 review)

Mrs Zani's Park Manor

9 Park St, Danvers, MA 01923

(0 review)

Oblate Novitiate House

486 Chandler St, Tewksbury, MA 01876

(0 review)

Girdler House Retirement Home

78 Lothrop St, Beverly, MA 01915

(0 review)

Tiffany II Rest & Retirement Home

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

(0 review)

Private

Villages At Great Hill

1 Great Hill Dr, Topsfield, MA 01983

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

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

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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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Learn more about other types of senior living in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Care Homes

A care home provides a communal environment for persons who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek oversight within a safe and protective community. offered may include food service, washing clothes, and transit. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680. The state of Massachusetts maintains specific statutes related to this kind of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs licenses this type of community.

Cost of Living

The price of a Retirement community is influenced by the destination where it is located. Per month, the median price of rent in Cambridge is about $1,989 and the median home value in Cambridge is $670,281. The rent burden for Cambridge is about 18.4% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 50.9% are female and 49.1% are male. The median age of Cambridge is 30 years old. In Cambridge, 1.9% of the population are veterans. Racially, the population of Cambridge is 4.2% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.1% other or not specified, 66.9% white, 8.8% Hispanic, 15.7% Asian, 10.8% black, and 0.2% Native American. Of the population of Cambridge 8.9% have a high-school diploma, 47.4% have a graduate degree, and 76.4% have a college degree. Cambridge has a population density of 6,862 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Cambridge consists of 113,630 people. Out of the total population of Cambridge, 2.8% consider themselves widows, 13.5% live in poverty, 6.8% have some form of disability, and 2.3% do not have health insurance.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Massachusetts ranks 26th in the nation. There are 78 hospitals and 129 health centers that service a population of 6,941,273. The three highest ranked hospitals in Massachusetts are Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. 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.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7F during the month of December. 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 most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. 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 sycamore, flowering dogwood, flowering dogwood, and eastern red cedar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white pine, the bats, the spotted geranium, or the cut leaf coneflower. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

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