Cadbury Commons

66 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA 02140

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About the community Cadbury Commons

Cadbury Commons is a family owned and operated Assisted Living Community located across from Denehey Park in Cambridge, MA.  Seniors choose Cadbury as a residence that provides an independent lifestyle.  Assisted Living services are offered to foster that independence, not remove it. 

With outstanding Chefs, not cooks, who listen to the taste and dietary needs of our Residents.

Cadbury Commons offers an outstanding calendar of programs, such as lectures, exercise programs and concerts. Each program is designed to meet the individual needs of our residents and enrich their lives.FONT>

Cadbury Commons has 12 one bedroom with den, 18 one bedroom and 32 studio apartments as well as a 12 apartment area dedicated to serving individuals with dementia, requiring additional services and security.

Senior Living Options Offered

Assisted living
Memory care
Independent living

Pricing for Cadbury Commons

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

Base fees by room type

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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Amenities at Cadbury Commons

Health Care Services

Diabetic care
Memory care
Incontinence care
Ambulatory care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site

Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Guest meals
International cuisine
Professional chef

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Respite or short term stays offered
Ground floor units
Handicap accessible
Air conditioned

Community Amenities

Memory care services

Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Memory care only community
Enclosed courtyard

Transporation & parking

Resident parking available
Complimentary transportation
Transportation at cost
Property convenient to public transit

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Barber shop
Beauty salon


Laundry service / drycleaning


Cats allowed
Dogs allowed

Recreational areas

Arts and crafts center
Billiards lounge
Fitness center

On-site dining options

Bar or pub
Café or bistro
Private dining room


Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Visiting chaplain or priest
Visiting rabbi

Reviews for Cadbury Commons


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February 11, 2021
A B Z - Resident/client
Don't Hesitate to Come Here

I am happy here. Everyone is very friendly. The food is good and the community is clean. The staff go out of their way to help the residents.

September 9, 2020
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Would recommend this community

Our experience with this community was good, overall it is kept pretty clean. The care services are pretty reliable, the activities were however a little bit weaker. The food at this community was very good, and we really liked the responsiveness of the staff and the availability the memory care unit had

July 8, 2020
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
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Cadbury Commons

Very good staff for the most part. It is a good environment with a lot of bright people. The community is quite clean and have housekeepers on each floor. The staff is very friendly and knew my name immediately. The activities are good and they offer good off-community trips and normal on-site games and such. The value is probably on par with others here at Cadbury Commons. The community is very well run.

March 26, 2018
Craig - Loved one of resident/client

My grandmother lived at Cadbury for a little over two years and she was so happy there. Between other residents and friendly staffers, she had lots of friends and people that allowed her to feel comfortable. Every now and then she would make a wisecrack about the menu needing an upgrade but she clearly enjoyed the food there because she almost always opted for the dining room over a nearby restaurant when any of us would visit. Our entire family (especially Gram) looked forward to the Christmas party every year!

October 20, 2017
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
OK but not Great

This is a very good place for someone who can live independently. The rooms are pleasant and the food is good, not excellent. However, assisted living services leave much to be desired. People wait for half an hour frequently when they ring their call buttons. The medication assistance / administration is quite spotty. People frequently get their medicines at the wrong times or miss doses entirely. There is little consistency in when people are put to bed or helped in the morning. Many residents have private aids to give assisted living services instead of relying on the overworked Cadbury staff. The cost of private aids is born by the residents, in addition the Cadbury room and board fees. The activities are varied and amusing for many of the residents. Many people never participate in any of the activities. The staff is very friendly. The ability understand English varies. Cadbury is quick to send people to the hospital when they seem to be ill or fall and hit their heads. This is probably one of the better features. The cleaning services in the rooms is weekly and irregular. It is not clear how often they mean to change the beds. Certainly it is not every week. For residents who only get two showers a week with the assisted living services, this is not enough. When the cleaning person took a vacation, no one cleaned the room that week. Laundry services are varied. They do not separate lights and darks. They do not hang shirts up. Laundry is done mysteriously in the middle of the night. Sometimes the entire bag of laundry disappears. They do not wash the towels and wash cloths unless someone has the insight to put them in the laundry bag. Some rooms are very hot and some rooms are very cool. Individual Air conditions are recommended in the winter for very hot rooms. The summer air conditioning was quite effective. But there is a heating season and an air conditioning season.

July 27, 2017
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Residents that had the same interest

This was the perfect choice for my cousin. What I was looking for was a community that was on the smaller size that had residents that shared the same interest and engage in in depth conversations with my cousins and this community provides this. The community is located across the street from a lovely park so we can talk walks. They offer a lot of activities along with doing Sunday drives to different locations and events. At the community, they hold evening concerts in the courtyard. The food seems fine no complaints. The staff is friendly and very engaging. Along with the Sunday drives, they also take them on weekly trips to museums or concerts in the area.

April 12, 2017
Anonymous - Toured community

Dark studio rooms, bored-looking people, institutional feeling.

November 25, 2016
Karen - Loved one of resident/client

As nice as this place may appear, it is unfortunately far from what you'd hope for. A relative of mine lives here and I wish I could move her however a move would affect her tremendously. Management practices are sub standard and it's unfortunate because it this facility has so much potential. More often than not, managers aren't available and when they are there interactions include a lot of fluff. This business seems to run its self and has a lot of great direct care staff that are far more dedicated than any of the directors.

November 17, 2016
Alisab - Toured community

Enjoyed the short tour very much. Very friendly staff. Had a down to earth and homey atmosphere. Studio was a decent size. Residents seemed very active and happy. Liked the courtyard area with garden and the park nearby for walking. Will consider further for my parent.

September 7, 2016
Anonymous - Toured community
Verified Review
Clean Community!!

One of the things that the Cadbury Commons offered was activities. There are so many activities like arts and crafts, a fitness center, and an outside patio garden. The tour guide gave me a good tour and gave me information that included what amenities and services the community provided. The staff met along was nice and the overall of the community was good it was clean and organized.

May 20, 2015
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review

The Cadbury Commons is a nice community. They have been excellent. It is very clean. The staff has been excellent. Everything has been going fine. It's been great.

November 19, 2014
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
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The people and place at Cadbury Commons was friendly and adequate.

December 30, 2012
A Place For Mom Customer - Toured community
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small & cozy. gourmet food

small & cozy. gourmet food

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Frequently Asked Questions about Cadbury Commons

Cadbury Commons offers Studio, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms and Semi-Private. Learn more.

Cadbury Commons has received an average review rating of 3.8 based on 13 reviews. See all reviews.

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