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Summer Place

20 Summer Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824

3.4
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Summer Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. History comes alive at Summer Place. Located in the heart of Chelmsford, the town square dates back to the 1600's and we're just ten minutes from Walden Pond. Beyond heritage, you'll enjoy the convenience of...

Benchmark Senior Living at Chelmsford Crossings

199 Chelmsford St, Chelmsford, MA 01824

4.0
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Chelmsford Crossings is an award winning community located in the Merrimack Valley with easy access to both Rte. 495 and Rte. 3. We are a full service assisted living residence designed with quality services as well as affordability in mind. We offer a full array of services in a home-like...

Birch Heights

7 Kendall Pond Road, Derry, NH 03038

4.5
(69 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Birch Heights provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in the scenic town of Derry, you'll love the quiet elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of being in the heart of it all. We may have a small town feel, but...

Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810

4.2
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 18 years, Atria Marland Place has been the senior living provider of choice for Andover's wisest older adults. Building on this foundation of trust, they've recently completed a thoughtful, thorough renovation to expand and enhance their community — including the addition of Atria...

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Sunrise of Burlington

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

4.6
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Burlington is nestled right in the heart of this great town. Our attractively designed apartments overlook suburban neighborhoods, forests and a town baseball field. Enjoy watching baseball and lacrosse practices in your own backyard! If you are a proud Burlington resident you will be...

Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702

4.2
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Langdon Place of Nashua

319 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, NH 03062

4.7
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Langdon Place of Nashua is located in historic and scenic Nashua, New Hampshire, the only city to be voted 'The Best Place to Live' by Money magazine on two separate occasions. Our lovely city is quaint and welcoming with plenty of recreational, cultural and religious opportunities that our...

The Linden at Dedham

391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026

4.1
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Linden at Dedham is nestled in an inviting green country setting in a quiet wooded area conveniently located off of Route 95. Although we are not the “shiny penny” in our market, we offer all the comforts of home with unparalleled nursing care, coupled with longevity amongst its staff. As a...

Colonial Gardens

105 Cherry Hill Drive, Beverly, MA 01915

3.9
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We believe that Colonial Gardens 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 Colonial Gardens Gracious Retirement...

Atria Merrimack Place

85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950

4.3
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Merrimack Place in Newburyport, MA in Essex County is a senior living community for active, independent-minded seniors. Our community resides on beautiful grounds, with lush greenery in a quiet residential area. We're located in close proximity to the Interstate 95 and surrounded by the...

Brookdale Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

4.0
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Freedom to Live WellGet ready to exchange cooking, cleaning and laundry for a rich and full retirement experience. At our assisted living and memory care community in Auburn, Massachusetts, we handle the household chores so you can spend more time doing the things you love. With cozy private...

The Linden at Danvers

220 Conant St, Danvers, MA 01923

3.6
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Linden at Danvers is a highly regarded senior care community in Danvers, Massachusetts providing assisted living and memory care services. Our stunning and inviting home-like community enjoys a prime location next to the world famous Cherry Hill Creamery and is just minutes from grocery...

Brookdale Quincy Bay

99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA 02169

4.1
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Greystone Farm at Salem

242 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079

3.9
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Surrounded by natural woodlands, Greystone Farm at Salem evokes the serenity of a bygone era. In the country kitchen sits a beautifully restored antique loom, brought here by its original owner, fully restored and now a reminder of a simpler time. Thoughtfully designed apartments and amenities...

Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493

4.3
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Highlands

129 E Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581

4.3
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We believe that The Highlands 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 The Highlands, our management teams live...

Bedford Falls

5 Corporate Drive, Bedford, NH 03110

4.1
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bedford Falls is a welcoming assisted living community located in Bedford, New Hampshire of Hillsborough County. Our beautifully landscaped community allows residents to feel right at home while enjoying the cozy gazebo or relaxing on the patio with fellow residents and friends. Home of the...

Maple Suites

30 Holiday Dr, Dover, NH 03820

4.5
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Maple Suites provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within 31 acres of woods, you'll love the peaceful tranquility of our beautiful facility hidden away in the trees. We're just one mile away from downtown Dover, shopping, excellent healthcare and...

Heatherwood

1624 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876

4.1
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We believe that Heatherwood 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 Heatherwood, our management teams live...

Ledgewood Bay

43 Ledgewood Dr, Milford, NH 03055

4.2
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living, Independent Living & Memory Care is nestled in a quaint planned community in beautiful Milford, New Hampshire. This picturesque hilltop, with fantastic views of the White Mountains, community is close to Route 3, 101 and 101A and centrally located near numerous...

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Independent Living

If you would benefit from the convenience of having your housekeeping taken care of by professionalls while living at your own pace, think about the option of independent living. Meals, leisure activities and housekeeping are handled while you are free to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Residents’ quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of private health care professionalls, they always have the option. There are an assortment of benefits and costs to keep in mind while choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in your care plan: initial assessment fee, move-in fee, parking, internet access, meals, cable TV, transportation, and Waiting list deposit. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include game/TV room, fitness center & swimming pool, restaurant-style dining hall, laundry service, beauty salon & barber shop, private rental hall, concierge services, and transportation.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a care community is located can have a large impact on the cost of care. The total cost of living is a major factor when selecting which care option is the best fit for you or your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Chelmsford is about 18.7% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Chelmsford is about $1,858 per month and the median value of a house in Chelmsford is about $368,007.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 50.8% are female and 49.2% are male. The median age of Chelmsford is 44 years old. Of the population of Chelmsford 52.2% have a college degree, 23.2% have a graduate degree, and 20.9% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Chelmsford is 0.8% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 87.2% white, 3.7% Hispanic, 9.5% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% black, and 1.4% mixed race. The total population of Chelmsford consists of 35,067 people. Chelmsford has a population density of 604 people per square mile. In Chelmsford, 1.4% do not have health insurance, 67.8% participate in the labor force, 10.3% have some form of disability, and 6.7% are widowed. In Chelmsford, 6.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th out of all states in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. The state of Massachusetts has 78 hospitals and 129 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,941,273. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. 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. Based on natural beauty, Massachusetts ranks 26th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. Twenty-three percent of Massachusetts residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 4,200 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges. The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.

State-wide weather information

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. The average air quality index rating in Massachusetts is 38.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.5 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is 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. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7F during the month of December. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. 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 black bears, the bobcats, the spotted geranium, or the bats. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Massachusetts

Giving Tree Senior Living, Stone Hill at Andover and Camellia Gardens NOW OPEN are the top rated independent living facilities near Chelmsford, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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