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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...

The Pettee House at Newton

277 Elliot St, Newton, MA 02464

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NewBridge on the Charles

6000 Great Meadow Rd, Dedham, MA 02026

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You want the best for your loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. So do we. Strongly informed by research, memory care assisted living at NewBridge on the Charles offers comfortable and secure apartments and living areas, stimulating programming that keeps residents...

The Linden at Dedham

391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026

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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...

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The Falls At Cordingly Dam

2300 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462

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A magnificent waterfall that once powered an 18th century mill creates a dramatic setting for The Falls at Cordingly Dam. Tucked away in a charming historic village, this is an extraordinary natural haven where fond memories and family traditions thrive. Inside, you'll find a familiar feeling of...

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...

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...

Edelweiss Village

2220 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02132

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NewBridge Independent Living

5000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham, MA 02026

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

40 Clapboardtree St, Norwood, MA 02062

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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...

Whitney Place at Natick

3 Vision Dr, Natick, MA 01760

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Whitney Place combines all the comforts and more convenience than you could ever find at home. It’s a warm and gracious setting for seniors needing a little help with daily routines, featuring private or shared apartments.Residents receive individual attention from our nurses, dedicated...

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...

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...

Sunrise of Wayland

285 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA 01778

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In beautiful, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care 24 hours a day/7 days a week and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range 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...

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...

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Needham, Massachusetts


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide individuals with a convenient harmony between living an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about the basic tasks of housekeeping and chores. Daily needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are accounted for, which permits residents more opportunities to live active lives as they see fit. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of private medical providers, they always have the option. There are an assortment of benefits and costs to balance when selecting an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in the service plan: transportation, internet access, cable TV, private phone, field trips, parking, wellness program, and utilities. The luxuries associated with independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, fitness center & swimming pool, transportation, concierge services, community activities, laundry service, golf course, and private rental hall.


Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the motivating factor when choosing which community is best for your family. The rent burden for Needham is about 19.4% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Needham is around $2,651 and the median price of a home in Needham is about $754,719.


Demographics and Values

In Needham, 5.6% of the population are veterans. Out of the total city population, 51.5% are female and 48.5% are male. The median age of Needham is 44 years old. Needham has a population density of 955 people per square mile. The total population of Needham consists of 30,429 people. Racially, the population of Needham is 86.6% white, 0.0% Native American, 0.5% other or not specified, 2.7% Hispanic, 8.2% Asian, 2.1% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 2.7% mixed race. Out of the total population of Needham, 7.2% have some form of disability, 6.7% consider themselves widows, 1.4% do not have health insurance, and 66.1% participate in the labor force. In terms of education, 42.7% have a graduate degree, 11.4% have a high-school diploma, and 74.6% have a college degree.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

In terms of resources, Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8, a grocery index rating of 113.9, and a housing index rating of 170.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. The state of Massachusetts has 78 hospitals and 129 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,941,273. The three highest ranked hospitals in Massachusetts are Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Massachusetts citizen is ranked 8th nation-wide. Additionally, Massachusetts is ranked 2nd by standards of healthcare.


Social demographics of the state

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 Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican. The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly.


State-wide weather information

Massachusetts experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 71%. 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. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is 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. 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 eastern hemlock, white spruce, eastern red cedar, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the spotted geranium, the black bears, the white pine, or the blue flag. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Massachusetts

NewBridge Independent Living, Residences at Highland Glen and Sophia Snow House are the top rated independent living facilities near Needham, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

There are 213 independent living facilities near Needham, Massachusetts. See the full list.

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