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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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42 Residential Care Homes near Somerville, MA

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Residential care homes in Somerville may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Somerville 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 Somerville, 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 Union Square, Powder House Square, and Prospect Hill Somerville. You may also consider nearby communities such as Randolph, Windham or .

Residential Care Home Facilities near Somerville, 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...

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

Tidd Home Inc

74 Elm St, Woburn, MA 01801

(0 review)

Private

Winter Valley Residences Inc

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

(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)

Mrs Zani's Park Manor

9 Park St, Danvers, MA 01923

(0 review)

Girdler House Retirement Home

78 Lothrop St, Beverly, MA 01915

(0 review)

Oblate Novitiate House

486 Chandler St, Tewksbury, MA 01876

(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 Somerville, MA

The average cost of senior living in Somerville 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 Somerville, Massachusetts

Services for seniors in Somerville, Massachusetts

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Senior activities

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

Financial assistance

In Somerville, 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

Somerville, Massachusetts, is not car dependent. Seniors can expect to accomplish most errands on foot. Transit options in Somerville include 14 bus lines and one subway line. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Somerville has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

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Health care

Somerville 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 Somerville Hospital and CHA Cambridge Hospital.

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Senior activities

Somerville, Massachusetts, is known for its mix of urban and suburban feel and a variety of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Explore a variety of museums such as the Harvard Art Museum, The Tiny Museum, and Museum of Bad Art. Enjoy shops and dining in the Bow Market in Union Square and even take a food tour. Nature-loving seniors can stay active by strolling through the Little RIver nature preserve or hitting the putting green at Fresh Pond Golf Course.

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Somerville, Massachusetts

Care Homes

A care home offers a communal setting for persons who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek supervision inside a safe and secure complex. offered can include three meals a day, laundry services, and transportation. This type of community is like a single-family home. In Massachusetts, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $67,680. The state of Massachusetts has specific statutes associated with this type of community. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs regulates this community type.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is influenced by the community in which it is located. The median home value in Somerville is around $558,312 and the median cost for rent is $1,943 a month. The rent burden for Somerville is about 21.1% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Somerville, 12.4% live in poverty, 3.8% are widows, 77.8% participate in the labor force, and 3.7% do not have health insurance. In Somerville, 2.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. The current population of Somerville consists of 81,360 people. Somerville has a population density of 7,616 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 50.3% are male and 49.7% are female. The median age of Somerville is 32 years old. In terms of education, 16.6% have a high-school diploma, 61.2% have a college degree, and 29.4% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Somerville is 2.9% other or not specified, 9.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.6% mixed race, 0.2% Native American, 6.6% black, 9.6% Asian, and 77.2% white.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

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. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States. Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Massachusetts has a cost of living index rating of 134, a grocery index rating of 114, and a housing index rating of 170.

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. Twenty-three percent of Massachusetts residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

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. Massachusetts experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. During the winter, the average temperature in Massachusetts drops 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. 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 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. 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, white spruce, butterfly weed, and eastern red cedar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the obedient plant, the bats, the bobcats, or the white pine. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

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