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41 Residential Care Homes near Franklin, MA

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Residential care homes in Franklin may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Franklin 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 Franklin, 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 , , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as Randolph, or .

Residential Care Home Facilities near Franklin, MA

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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...

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...

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Life Care Center of Stoneham

25 Woodland Rd, Stoneham, MA 02180

2.8
(3 reviews)

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)

Pleasant Street Rest Home Inc

144 Pleasant St, Attleboro, MA 02703

(0 review)

William Coolidge House

72 S Main St, Natick, MA 01760

(0 review)

A Better Day Assisted Living

240 Central Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860

(0 review)

Village Rest Home

22 Main St, North Easton, MA 02356

(0 review)

Beechwood Residential Care

105 Beechwood Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860

(0 review)

Crescent Manor Rest Home

5 Crescent St, Grafton, MA 01519

(0 review)

Brick Manor Residential Care

29 9th St, Providence, RI 02906

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Winter Valley Residences Inc

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

(0 review)

Silvercrest Retirement Home

47 Prospect St, Taunton, MA 02780

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Cushing Manor Community Inc

20 Cushing Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125

(0 review)

Tiffany II Rest & Retirement Home

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

(0 review)

Private

Beechwood Assisted Living

972 W Shore Rd, Warwick, RI 02889

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Cost of care homes in Franklin, MA

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

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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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Services for seniors in Franklin, Massachusetts

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Senior activities

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

Financial assistance

In Franklin, 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

Franklin, Massachusetts, is somewhat car dependent. Seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Franklin include bus routes and a public paratransit service called Dial-A-Ride. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Franklin has a somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is walkable.

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Health care

Franklin 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 Landmark Medical Center and Milford Regional Medical Center.

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Senior activities

Franklin, Massachusetts, is a delightful city with several attractions for seniors. Nature-loving seniors can hike or bike scenic trails at the expansive Franklin State Forest or enjoy a nice swim at Chilson Beach. For life-long learning opportunities, seniors can head to the Franklin Historical Museum to view exhibits or to the Franklin Public Library to pick up new reads. Seniors can also benefit from fresh produce at the Fairmount Fruit Farm as well as the programming at the Franklin Senior Center.

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Franklin, Massachusetts

Care Homes

Care homes provide seniors with an intimate sense of community without the agitation of other types of care communities. This type of community is similar to a single-family home. Services provided might include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transit. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680. Massachusetts has a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs certifies this community type.

Demographics and Values

Franklin has a population density of 2,117 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Massachusetts are Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. 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. Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 23% of Massachusetts’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

Massachusetts experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during 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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 85F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50F during the month of June. 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. 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, American beech, flowering dogwood, and eastern hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyotes, the cut leaf coneflower, the lance leaf coreopsis, or the black bears. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

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