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The facility (memory care section anyway) is brand new so everything is fresh and clean and new. The "apartments" (room with mini kitchenette) are good size.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Residence at Boylston Place is a senior living community that provides traditional assisted living with security and every opportunity for a full, enriching life. The Residence at Boylston Place is located in one of Massachusetts' most exclusive and picturesque towns and offers a lifestyle...
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From the first day we were welcomed for our tour , my mom felt like she was home. The kindness we were greeted with that day continues, and we knew we had made right choice. There was no better feeling...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Exceptional Living Spaces Suited for Later LifeThe exceptional design of this senior living community is in keeping with the aesthetics and high standards expected of every property managed by Everbrook Senior Living.Brookmeadow at Blue Hills features 91 units of rental senior living offering...
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My mom is a resident at Atria Longmeadow Place. She is now on the Memory Care floor that has a smaller number of residents and she can't come and go without supervision. My mom is very happy and well cared...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Atria Longmeadow Place is a welcoming senior community nestled in a wooded area of Burlington, Massachusetts. The community is adjacent to town conservation land and located directly across the street from the world-renowned Lahey Clinic. Residents at Atria Longmeadow Place enjoy the best of both...
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It's seven months since we moved into our apt at The Residences at Highland Glenn Westwood, MA. Our Mgr, [name removed] and her staff have made us feel so welcome. All questions and requests have been...
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to The Residences at Highland Glen, a friendly, upscale community for active adults, age 55 or older. Residents will enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Twin Pine Hill in Westwood, yet be in close proximity to everything. Conveniently located off Route 128 at Exit 31B/Westwood- Route 109,...
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My aunt has been with Maplewood for just under a year now and we couldn’t be more pleased with the transition \ service! The staff is phenomenal and they offer a vast array of activities and outings! We love...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Maplewood at Weston is located along the Charles River in one of the most desirable suburbs in the country. Surrounded by the tranquil countryside, our community is just minutes from the many cultural attractions of Boston, including the Museum of Fine Arts and The Boston Symphony Orchestra. We...
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The Atria feels like home and such friendly and supportive people are here. I think they are truly wonderful people running our care and also keeping us safe.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At Atria Marina Place, you'll find a welcoming senior community just 10 minutes from Boston on the seaside enclave of Marina Bay. Invite friends and family to enjoy the fresh breeze coming from the water or participate in one of more than 250 monthly activities.Atria Marina Place offers a choice...
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Benchmark at Waltham Crossing was great. My wife has since died but they still reach out to me. Benchmark had helpful ideas for any issue we encountered during the stay there. My wife was there 13 months...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Waltham Crossings is a comfortable and casual senior living community, with easy access to the surrounding Metrowest area. Residents of Waltham Crossings enjoy chatting with friends in the fireplaced living room, barbecuing among the gardens, or joining in on a game of cards in the Cape Cod room....
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It is a small and friendly community which provides a plethora of services not only for independent living but for those who need assistance. There is a host of activities to keep the body and mind engaged....
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
For over 30 years, The Gables at Winchester has been serving the Winchester and surrounding communities. The Gables is a comfortable and elegantly furnished senior living community offering the finest in independent and assisted living apartments, as well as rehabilitation services and...
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Youville is a very small and welcoming facility. It is not flashy but very homey. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The staff is very attentive to the residence. Often ask if there's anything you...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Youville Place is a unique assisted living residence located in Lexington, Mass. Surrounded by 12-acres of lush gardens and greenery, this assisted living residence is rooted not only in the region’s history but by its history and traditions. The only mission-oriented, not-for-profit assisted...
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The services are very personalized for the resident. It is a relatively small facility so they can afford to provide that level of attention. That, the openness to the greater community through hosting...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Scandinavian Living Center, open to all nationalities, is a non-profit community set on three beautiful acres in a lovely residential area near Boston. With only forty apartments, its small size and bright space promote a warm and intimate family-like atmosphere where residents enjoy the...
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They were great until my sister got sicker. They did their best but the cost got very high. My sister died there in hospice care The staff are all very nice and try their best.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Benchmark Senior Living at Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle in Brighton, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life activities. If you or your loved one needs help with medication management, bathing, dressing, or...
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The front desk is on top of everything and unfriendly ma banner. The admin staff are active with special events like the veterans lunch yesterday or the Italian dinner. Many smallsocial events to address...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to the Good LifeIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of household chores for scenic views of Quincy Bay and the breathtaking Boston skyline, our independent and assisted living community is the place for you. You can enjoy all the conveniences of the city without sacrificing the...
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We give the Traditions of Dedham all 5 stars, and based on the experience we have had with them so far we would definitely recommend them to other families. Traditions of Dedham has really given us a peace...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Since 2002, Traditions of Dedham has been committed to not only our residents, but also the Dedham and neighboring community seniors for over 15 years. We are your trusted choice with a great reputation for quality and care. Here you'll find an active, vibrant senior community at Traditions of...
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I picked this community, because it's a very nice community. Close to my family.Apartment is great. Great surroundings. Beautiful apartments. Close to Stores and highway. Beautiful town. I would recommend to...
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome Home to Westwood Glen Commons. Located in the quaint town of Westwood, MA, Westwood Glen Commons offers newly renovated apartments for age 55 and over. Our mature landscaped grounds and friendly management team will welcome you home. Choose from newly renovated 1 and 2 bedroom apartment...
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The facility and staff are extremely supportive and helpful. They just need to find more long term help. They need more hires to take the residents from the memory loss floor downstairs for the activities...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
At Sunrise of Newton, you will enjoy living in the lively suburban neighborhood of Newton Corner, just 20 minutes from downtown Boston, and with a unique car courtyard featuring ample visitor parking. Our community is also conveniently situated within easy reach of I-90 for excursions to the...
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I am very glad to be here. It would be better if there were more opportunities to interact with younger people on a regular basis. One thing I miss is interesting discussions about current events. I do enjoy...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Youville House in Cambridge is an urban oasis just minutes from Harvard and Inman Square. Residents enjoy active lifestyles; some continue to work or travel while others enjoy on-site concerts and lectures.Youville House offers the perfect balance of services and support to assist residents in...
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I would tell my friend that overall it was excellent. The management was fantastic. The staff, especially the front desk and the dining crew were very friendly and helpful. The meals and dining were good,...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Cabot Park Village offers Seniors an opportunity to live independently, while enjoying a truly carefree lifestyle. Just a short walk from Newtonville Center, Cabot Park Village's location offers residents a wide array of social and cultural activities. Residents enjoy pursuing their interests...
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They have been great to us, and I highly recommend Standish. Our friends are joking that we need to reserve a wing for the near future! The rooms I experienced are bright and quite large. Staff, from...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Standish Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle, offering both assisted living and a secure Compass Memory Support Neighborhood®. The community features 85 lovely rental apartments, comfortable community rooms, and calming outdoor spaces including two ground floor...
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My mom never was a resident there bc she had a sliding scale but the process was very seamless and I loved the whole intake process. [name removed] was extremely caring and helpful. I would give it a 10 out...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At Atria Maplewood Place, you'll find a friendly, family-like environment in a peaceful New England town. Residents are close to shopping, the theater, movies, places of worship and Revere Beach. Atria Maplewood Place combines the convenience of city life with the comforts of country living.Atria...
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I am very happy with the facility and the staff staff. They are very nice and friendly. I did find, on the day we moved my mom in, there was no one really there to give us any direction and we didn't really...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
We are located in the heart of historic Watertown, steps from the Charles River and an easy proximity to shopping, houses of worship, recreation and the many cultural attractions that the area offers. We serve the communities surrounding us including Belmont, Newton, Waltham and Cambridge.The...
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The factors that made us choose Neville Place as a good fit for our mom continue to be the factors that bring satisfaction: the setting-direct access to the walking trails around Fresh Pond; the openness to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Neville Place offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living and a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss developed in affiliation with the Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease...
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I picked Wingate because of the facilities location and the visual appeal of the buildings and the grounds. Very clean, very classy. The staff is very friendly and helpful. And the executive staff is always...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Voted Best Assisted Living in Boston in 2014 & 2015 by SENIORADVISOR.COM and Voted Best Retirement Living Residence in Needham and Surrounding Communities by the Readers of Hometown Weekly in 2014. The Residences at Wingate is an Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care Community...
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Benchmark really impressed me initially when I first started looking because I could see how the staff worked as a team, which is important for keeping a facility like that running smoothly The staff are...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
At Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree, we are committed to ensuring that our every service and amenity will help create the enriched, active life you deserve. It starts with our surroundings. Our community beautifully balances privacy, safety and security, with well-appointed dining rooms...
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I am so Happy that we found Providence House. The Sales and Marketing Director was so welcoming and informative of all they have to offer. She takes her time to answer all your questions and goes above and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Providence House at Corey Park offers independent and assisted living for people age 62 and over who want or need supportive services. The non-sectarian community was co-developed by the Archdiocese of Boston Planning Office for Urban Affairs and E.A. Fish Associates, and is managed by Welch...
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My review of Susan Bailis is excellent. [name removed] , the. Exec Dtr, [name removed] & [name removed], the nurse were all so helpful. [name removed]went above & beyond his responsibility to help & keep...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Located just minutes from Symphony Hall, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, residents of the Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community live in the heart of Boston's thriving cultural and entertainment world. Convenient to nearby shopping, restaurants, and a host of...
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Cost of independent living in Brookline, MA

The average cost of senior living in Brookline is $6,600 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Millis-Clicquot, MA with an average of $6,286 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Brookline, MA vs. nearby cities

Brookline, MA
$6,289/mo
$6,341/mo
$6,515/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Brookline, MA vs. the state and national average

Brookline, MA
$6,289/mo
U.S. national average
$3,979/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Brookline vs. other types of senior living

$7,161/mo
Independent Living
$6,289/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Brookline, MA by room type

Semi-Private
$6,731/mo
Studio
$7,241/mo
1 Bedroom
$7,849/mo
2 Bedroom
$8,920/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Brookline over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Brookline

Recent reviews for independent living in Brookline

Sunrise of Newton

5.0
I have been here since [date removed]. Every day I feel loved by the staff. I have notes because I can't member names and that embarrasses me. The food is better than I can prepare myself. This is a great place to be.

Putnam Farm at Danvers

4.3
Staff is really nice. They look out for my mother. Like if she misses a meal, they check in on her. Oh the appt transportation is a pain. It's only available 2 days a week half day. Have to get approval ahead of time. And the they drive you but do not assist into building. When it's a large ...
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Scandinavian Living Center in West Newton, MA

4.8
The whole place has a very friendly atmosphere. SLC offers a lot of programs that are open to people who live in the surrounding community, so the residents feel like they are still part of the community. The food is very good. I would recommend Scandinavian Living Center to others.

Brookline independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Brookline independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Brookline, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Brookline independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Brookline partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Brookline, MANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
40.7%
19.6%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
52.7%
32.7%
No sugar
No sugar
48.4%
30.2%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
45.1%
31.9%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
7.7%
7.4%
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Availability of select dining options in Brookline independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Brookline communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Brookline, MANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
50.5%
34.8%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
54.9%
41.7%
Room service
Room service
36.3%
35.3%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
22%
16.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Brookline independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Brookline offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Brookline, MANational
Activity director
Activity director
59.3%
43.5%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
40.7%
27.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
37.4%
31.4%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
50.5%
47.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
60.4%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
61.5%
53%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
51.6%
41.3%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
37.4%
36.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
58.2%
40%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
56%
45.8%
Live performances
Live performances
61.5%
45.4%
Dances
Dances
20.9%
30.9%
Fitness center
Fitness center
40.7%
38.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
59.3%
45.3%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Brookmeadow at Blue Hills, Atria Longmeadow Place and Residences at Highland Glen are the top-rated independent living facilities near Brookline, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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