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Cadbury Commons

66 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA 02140

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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...

VNA Assisted & Senior Living Community

259 Lowell Street, Somerville, MA 02144

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Neville Place

650 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

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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...

Brigham House

341 Mt Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472

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Brigham House is an affordable assisted living residence located in Watertown, MA about 10 minutes from downtown Boston. Situated near Watertown Square, Brigham House was born out of the restoration of a historic schoolhouse. Renovated in 2002, the house offers 62 apartments and features a staff...

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Providence House

180 Corey Road, Brighton, MA 02135

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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...

VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy

405 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA 02144

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Chestnut Park At Cleveland Circle

50 Sutherland Rd, Brighton, MA 02135

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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...

Hale House

273 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116

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The Residence at Watertown Square

20 Summer St, Watertown, MA 02472

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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...

Waterstone at the Circle

385 Chestnut Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02135

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Waterstone at the Circle is a premier living community – designed exclusively for active seniors 62 and over – located at the former site of the Circle Cinema in Boston. Waterstone at the Circle features gorgeous private apartments with views of the Boston skyline, Chestnut Hill Reservoir or...

Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community

352 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

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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...

Evans Park At Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458

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Evans Park at Newton Corner in Newton, 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 transportation to and from doctor’s...

Goddard House

165 Chestnut St, Brookline, MA 02445

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Goddard House Assisted Living in Brookline is committed to providing residents with a healthful, stimulating lifestyle and the perfect recipe of services delivered with the kindness and compassion that inspired its founding over a century ago. This vibrant and innovative community offers both...

Sunrise of Newton NOW OPEN

431 Washington St., Newton, MA 02458

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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...

Cabot Park Village

280 Newtonville Avenue, Newton, MA 02460

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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...

Chelsea Jewish Foundation

201 Captains Row, Chelsea, MA 02150

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The Chelsea Jewish Foundation is an assisted living community located in the quiet area of Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Located just across the bridge from Boston, the Chelsea area has always been an independent, working-class industrial community from the beginning of its existence....

Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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Boylston Place at Chestnut Hill is a senior living community that provides traditional assisted living with security and every opportunity for a full, enriching life. Owned and operated by Wingate Senior Living, Boylston Place is located in one of Massachusetts' most exclusive and picturesque...

Sunrise of Arlington

1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476

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Positioned to enjoy the greenery & peacefulness of the Lexington Bike Path on one side and the bustling in-town location of Massachusetts Ave. on the other side, Sunrise of Arlington has the best of both worlds under one roof. Our community is perfect for the resident who prefers an urban...

Sophia Snow House

1215 Centre St, Boston, MA 02132

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Sophia Snow Place is a 164 year old not-for-profit, retirement community that offers two options for living. The Residences at Snow Place are 66 independent living apartments with entry fees and low monthly fees with the option of adding on services.Sophia Snow House is a licensed option that...

Prospect House

420 Reservoir Avenue, Revere, MA 02151

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Prospect House is an assisted living community located in the oceanfront neighborhood of Revere. Opened in 2002, the house features 109 apartments and offers a staff of trained professionals and state-of-the-art services. New Spring Senior Communities is a group of four unique Massachusetts...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide individuals with a harmony between living an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about chores. Frequent needs such as housekeeping and meal planning are taken care of, allowing seniors more free time to live their lives as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they prefer. While policies vary between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are a variety of costs and advantages to consider when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are covered in the plan: meals, laundry, housekeeping, parking, private phone, internet access, Waiting list deposit, and field trips. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include golf course, healthcare center, private rental hall, laundry service, game/TV room, restaurant-style dining hall, beauty salon & barber shop, and fitness center & swimming pool.


Cost of Living

Senior community price is affected by the community in which it is located. The rent burden for Cambridge is around 18.4% of the average monthly income. Cambridge has a median home value of around $670,281 and the median cost of rent is about $1,989 per month.


Demographics and Values

Of the population of Cambridge 47.4% have a graduate degree, 8.9% have a high-school diploma, and 76.4% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Cambridge, 2.3% do not have health insurance, 2.8% are widowed, 69.5% participate in the labor force, and 6.8% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. The median age of Cambridge is 30 years old. Cambridge has a population density of 6,862 people per square mile. The total population of Cambridge consists of 113,630 people. In Cambridge, 1.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Cambridge is 15.7% Asian, 0.2% Native American, 66.9% white, 2.1% other or not specified, 8.8% Hispanic, 4.2% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 10.8% black.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare compared to other US states. The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. 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. 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

During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. 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.


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. During the winter, the average temperature in Massachusetts drops 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. 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. 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. 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, flowering dogwood, and butterfly weed. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cardinal flower, the woodchucks, the spike gayfeather, or the white pine. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Massachusetts

VNA Assisted & Senior Living Community, VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy and Sophia Snow House are the top rated independent living facilities near Cambridge, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

There are 202 independent living facilities near Cambridge, Massachusetts. See the full list.

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