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48 Residential Care Homes near Shrewsbury, MA

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Residential care homes in Shrewsbury may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury, 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 Route 9 Corridor, , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as Randolph, Windham or .

Residential Care Home Facilities near Shrewsbury, 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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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...

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...

Lathrop Home

215 South St, Northampton, MA 01060

4.0
(1 review)

Pleasant Acres Rest Home

107 E Mountain St, Worcester, MA 01606

1.0
(1 review)

Old Colony Rest Home

377 Old Colony Rd, Norton, MA 02766

0.5
(1 review)

Crescent Manor Rest Home

5 Crescent St, Grafton, MA 01519

(0 review)

Clinton Home For Aged People

271 Church St, Clinton, MA 01510

(0 review)

William Coolidge House

72 S Main St, Natick, MA 01760

(0 review)

Grand View Rest Home

55 Garnet St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

(0 review)

Bethel House Rest Home

82 Mechanic St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

(0 review)

Forest Manor Rest Home

381 E Broadway, Gardner, MA 01440

(0 review)

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)

Winter Valley Residences Inc

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

(0 review)

A Better Day Assisted Living

240 Central Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860

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Cost of care homes in Shrewsbury, MA

The average cost of senior living in Shrewsbury is $3,700 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include undefined, undefined with an average of $0 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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Learn more about other types of senior living in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Care Homes

A care home offers a home-like setting for individuals who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek oversight within a safe and protected community. This type of community is like a single-family home. Services provided might include food service, washing clothes, and transit. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680. Massachusetts maintains specific standards related to this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs certifies this type of community.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is affected by the community where it is located. The rent burden for Shrewsbury is around 16.7% of the average monthly income. Shrewsbury has a median home value of about $393,857 and the median cost of rent is about $1,763 per month.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Shrewsbury is 0.1% Native American, 73.6% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.2% mixed race, 3.5% black, 5.0% Hispanic, 17.9% Asian, and 0.7% other or not specified. The total population of Shrewsbury consists of 36,716 people. Shrewsbury has a population density of 683 people per square mile. In Shrewsbury, 9.4% have some form of disability, 4.6% live in poverty, 68.6% participate in the labor force, and 5.1% consider themselves widows. Of the population of Shrewsbury 17.3% have a high-school diploma, 56.6% have a college degree, and 26.8% have a graduate degree. In Shrewsbury, 5.9% of the people are veterans. Based on gender, 49.4% are male and 50.6% are female. The median age of Shrewsbury is 41 years old.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Based on natural beauty, Massachusetts ranks 26th in the nation. In total, Massachusetts has 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 citizens. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. Twenty-three percent of Massachusetts residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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

On average, Massachusetts has an air quality index rating of around 38.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 85F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. 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 flowering dogwood, American beech, butterfly weed, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyotes, the black bears, the new england aster, or the spike gayfeather. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

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