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Independent Living near Canton, Massachusetts

Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702

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Quality Care Today and TomorrowIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of household chores and maintenance for a lifestyle rich in comfort and quality care, prepare to savor the good life. Nestled on more than 100 acres in Framingham, Massachusetts, our community offers a wonderful quality of...

The Inn at Silver Lake

21 Chipman Way, Kingston, MA 02364

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Located in Plymouth County of Kingston, Massachusetts, The Inn at Silver Lake is the perfect assisted living community for you or your loved one. Our residents enjoy breathtaking views of lakes, gardens, woods and well-maintained landscaping. We are just moments away from area attractions such as...

Waterstone at Wellesley

27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481

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Located along the banks of the Charles River, Waterstone at Wellesley is a premier senior living community offering both independent living and assisted living. Here, a world of luxury, attentive service and convenience come together to support and inspire a rewarding, carefree life.Residents of...

The Parc at Harbor View Senior Living

46 Lincoln St, Winthrop, MA 02152

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At The Parc at Harbor View, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Winthrop area. Residents have many opportunities to...

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Magnolia Heights

485 East Central St, Franklin, MA 02038

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We believe that Magnolia Heights Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Magnolia Heights, our management...

The Village At Willow Crossings

25 Cobb Street, Mansfield, MA 02048

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The Village at Willow Crossings is an active Senior community situated on a 20-acre woodland campus in the heart of Mansfield, MA. Manicured gardens grace the winding drives that travel through the picturesque campus, accented by the white picket fences of the charming cottage neighborhood. The...

Atria Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

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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...

Sophia Snow House

1215 Centre St, Boston, MA 02132

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Sophia Snow House, Inc. is a non-profit, licensed, residential care community in a state-of-the art building. Services include meals, housekeeping, laundry services, activities, transportation, nursing staff on site, hairdresser and much more! We are convenient to the attractions of downtown...

Atria Draper Place

25 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA 01747

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Atria Draper Place offers a relaxing senior community in the historic New England town of Hopedale. Residents enjoy taking a stroll down to the pond or quietly reading a book from the public library. A variety of lectures and entertainment provide social interaction for residents, friends and...

Brookdale Quincy Bay

99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA 02169

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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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA 02038

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Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is Franklin's first senior living community. Located on Forge Hill Road less than a mile from routes 140 and 495, Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is a state of the art community that offers a full complement of amenities and supportive services designed...

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...

Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171

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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...

VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy

405 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Somerville, MA 02144

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Doolittle Home

16 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA 02035

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The decision to explore retirement communities is complex, involving different considerations for you, your spouse, your children, or your advisers.Since 1915, Doolittle Home has been providing exceptional care and peace of mind for residents and their families. Frequently described as a bed and...

Fairview Estates

132 E Main St, Hopkinton, MA 01748

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The Residence at Penniman Hill NOW OPEN

276 Whiting St, Hingham, MA 02043

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The Residence at Penniman Hill is ideally located just around the corner from the Derby Street Shoppes in picturesque Hingham. Whether enjoying historic Main Street, which Eleanor Roosevelt called “the most beautiful in America,” a harbor sunset, or the many charms of this lovely town, residents...

Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA 01773

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Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons is a state-of-the-art assisted living community for people living with Alzheimer's or dementia and is located in Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Our campus facilities are tailored for the individual needs of residents with dementia in the historic...

Traditions of Dedham

735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026

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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...

Wyndemere Woods

1044 Mendon Rd, Woonsocket, RI 02895

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Wyndemere Woods is an assisted living community located in the north eastern corner of Rhode Island in the town of Woonsocket. Deep in the heart of New England, residents enjoy a slower pace of life that is crowned with the annual glorious slow changing of the leaves from deep green to amber to...

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...

Hale House

273 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116

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NewBridge Independent Living

5000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham, MA 02026

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Avenu at Natick

3 Superior Dr., Natick, MA 01760

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Avenu at Natick offers high-end apartment homes and the best of community living to residents aged 62 years and older. Avenu is where neighbors become friends. Enjoy daily activities, classes, and social events just steps away from the area's finest shopping and dining --- You'll love the Avenu...

Fairing Way - A Rice Eventide Community

25 Stonehaven Drive, Weymouth, MA 02190

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FAIRING WAY AT UNION POINT"How You Live Starts With Where You Live"We are a non-profit and the only retirement community that offers a 95% refundable entrance fee to you or your estateSince opening in 2016, in South Weymouth at Union Point life at Fairing Way has inspired adults ages 55 and over...

The Branches of North Attleboro

40 Robert F. Toner Blvd, North Attleborough, MA 02763

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Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493

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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...

Allerton House Weymouth

43 School House Rd, Weymouth, MA 02188

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Allerton House Weymouth provides pleasant, private apartments and a host of personal services, which emphasize independence, dignity and well-being. Help is available 24 hours a day. We offer: Choice of studio, 1 or 2 bedroom apartments Help with personal care: bathing, dressing, etc. is...

The Residence at Valley Farm

369 Pond Street, Ashland, MA 01721

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Located in historic Ashland, our beautiful community boasts easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, I-495 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area.We offer 80 apartments for 84 residents; a combination of 29 studio, 29 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom...

Grove Manor Estates

160 Grove St, Braintree, MA 02184

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Brookdale Attleboro

100 Garfield Avenue, Attleboro, MA 02703

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We can help with the little things so you can go do more of what you love.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, Brookdale Attleboro with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. With assisted...

The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

235 Gould Street, Needham Heights, MA 02494

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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 in...

Traditions of Wayland

10 Green Way, Wayland, MA 01778

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Traditions of Wayland is a senior community located in Wayland, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County, which offers assisted living, independent living and Alzheimer's memory care. Based in a stunning New England estate, the residence is surrounded by acres of beautiful land but is still within...

Residences at Highland Glen

4100 Highland Glen Rd, Westwood, MA 02090

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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 at Exit 16B/Westwood Route 109, there is...

The Ledges

1 Robert Hill Way, Ashland, MA 01721

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62 Plus Income EligibleA Brand New 62+ Apartment Community!Independent Living! The Ledges in Ashland, Massachusetts offers the comfort and ease of apartment living with all of the thoughtful finishing touches that make this a glorious place to call home. Located in this quaint tree lined...

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...

Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

747 Water Street, Framingham, MA 01701

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Heritage at Framingham is an Assisted Living community where seniors find the services and security they need without giving up the traditions and independence they cherish. Located in eight park-like acres in the Nobscot region of Framingham, Heritage at Framingham offers seniors personal care...

Connemara Senior Living

25 East Nilsson Street, Brockton, MA 02301

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Connemara Senior Living Campello (formerly Emmanuel House Residence) offers safe, enjoyable and affordable assisted living within an attractive apartment retirement community. A wide range of individualized services are available, enabling residents to enjoy their independence to the fullest.Our...

Chapel Hill Senior Living

10 Old Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864

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Chapel HIll is a luxury senior living community in the tranquil village of Chapel Four Corners in Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island. Our community is located just off Route 295, offering a convenient and short drive from the major cities of Providence, Boston, New Haven and Hartford....

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...

The Residence at Melrose Station

158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176

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The Residence at Melrose Station opened the summer of 2017 and offers 65 up-scale rental apartment homes that may be for either Independent (retirement) or Assisted Living, or a combination of both as there is no delineation between apartments. If one is Independent Living, for instance and...

Orchard Cove Hebrew SeniorLife

1 Del Pond Dr, Canton, MA 02021

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Orchard Cove is a warm, inclusive, and award-winning senior living community in Canton, Massachusetts. Created by Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a leading nonprofit senior care and aging research organization, Orchard Cove is known for its resident-driven culture....

Village at Proprietors Green

10 Village Green Way, Marshfield, MA 02050

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South Shore's new premier senior rental community with a continuum of care. Independent living offers spacious one and two-bedroom apartment homes with attractive dining options, fitness program, library, theatre and much more. The neighboring Allerton House provides exceptional Assisted Living...

The Residence at Great Woods

190 Mansfield Ave, Norton, MA 02766

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Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences at Assisted Norton is the area's premier assisted living...

Assisted Living at Fenno House

540 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02170

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Fenno House has provided senior housing in the Wollaston section of Quincy for 42 years. Developed by Wollaston Lutheran Church and HUD, Fenno is not-for-profit and non-sectarian. Our residents come primarily from Boston and South Shore towns. Fenno House has offered certified Assisted Living for...

Canton Estates

32 Neponset Street #1202, Canton, MA 02021

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We have two residential apartment communities in two convenient locations in Canton, MA. Canton Estates is for those who want spaciousness, convenience and comfort in a contemporary environment. We have short term leases available. Our locations are all easily accessible from Routes RT. 1, 128,...

New Pond Village, a CCRC

180 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081

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Benchmark Senior Living at New Pond Village located in Walpole, MA provides independent living for active seniors who are looking to socialize, stay active, and no longer want the worry of owning a home. Are you ready to enjoy a carefree, maintenance-free lifestyle? Wouldn’t it be great to have...

The Glen at Grove Manor

180 Grove St, Braintree, MA 02184

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The Residence at Five Corners

678 Depot Street, North Easton, MA 02356

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The Residence at Five Corners is located in the heart of Easton's Five Corners neighborhood, with close proximity to many of the town's historic landmarks, and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area.We offer 84 apartments for 90 residents; a combination of 32...

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...

Canton, Massachusetts


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a convenient balance between an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about the maintenance of basic tasks and responsibilities. Daily needs such as the scheduling of social activities and housekeeping are taken care of, allowing residents more free time to live their lives as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they prefer. While policies differ between locations, numerous residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are a variety of costs and advantages to keep in mind when selecting an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your care plan: meals, laundry, internet access, Waiting list deposit, wellness program, utilities, cable TV, and transportation. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include community activities, golf course, healthcare center, private rental hall, laundry service, beauty salon & barber shop, restaurant-style dining hall, and concierge services.


Demographics and Values

Canton has a population density of 470 people per square mile. The total population of Canton consists of 22,829 people. Racially, the population of Canton is 6.1% black, 4.2% Hispanic, 83.0% white, 2.3% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.2% Asian, 1.4% other or not specified, and 0.0% Native American. In Canton, 5.2% of the population are veterans. Out of the total city population, 53.0% are female and 47.0% are male. The median age of Canton is 41 years old. Out of the total population of Canton, 6.1% consider themselves widows, 70.4% participate in the labor force, 6.0% live in poverty, and 0.7% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Canton 24.7% have a graduate degree, 56.4% have a college degree, and 17.8% have a high-school diploma.


Cost of Living

The location where a senior care community is based can have a major impact on the cost of care. Cost of living is a major factor in selecting which community meets the needs of your family. Monthly, the median rent in Canton is about $1,962 and the median home value in Canton costs around $464,053. The rent burden for Canton is about 21.6% of the average monthly income.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States. 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.


Social demographics of the state

In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 23% of Massachusetts residents attend religious services among the 4,200 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly.


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 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. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. 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 sycamore, eastern red cedar, flowering dogwood, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cardinal flower, the spotted geranium, the bats, or the cut leaf coneflower. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

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Sophia Snow House, VNA Alewife Brook Pkwy and Fairing Way - A Rice Eventide Community are the top rated independent living facilities near Canton, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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