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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 368 Independent Living communities in Newton and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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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...

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...

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 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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

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...

Carriage House at Lee's Farm

134 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778

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Carriage House at Lee's Farm is an assisted living community in Wayland, Massachusetts. Wayland is a beautiful small town with natural spaces like forests, fields and marshes around the Sudbury River.At Carriage House we strive to meet the individual needs and wants of our residents Our care...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New Horizons At Choate

21 Warren Ave, Woburn, MA 01801

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New Horizons at Choate is a private, not-for-profit, non-denominational independent and assisted living retirement community located on the historic site of the former Charles Choate Memorial Hospital, in a lovely residential neighborhood near Horn Pond in Woburn. Beautiful, private...

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Newton, Massachusetts


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a handy equilibrium between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with housekeeping. Meals, leisure activities and housekeeping duties are handled for you while you are unencumbered to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. 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 choose. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private caregivers. There are a number of advantages and expenses to keep in mind when determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in the service plan: private phone, wellness program, internet access, cable TV, Waiting list deposit, housekeeping, initial assessment fee, and transportation. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include fitness center & swimming pool, restaurant-style dining hall, concierge services, security guards, community activities, laundry service, private rental hall, and healthcare center.


Demographics and Values

In Newton, 3.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 47.1% are male and 52.9% are female. The median age of Newton is 41 years old. Of the population of Newton 77.2% have a college degree, 48.0% have a graduate degree, and 8.8% have a high-school diploma. In Newton, 4.3% live in poverty, 65.8% participate in the labor force, 1.8% do not have health insurance, and 4.9% are widows. Demographically, Newton is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.2% black, 1.7% other or not specified, 77.4% white, 5.5% Hispanic, 14.3% Asian, 3.3% mixed race, and 0.1% Native American. The total population of Newton consists of 88,994 people. Newton has a population density of 1,927 people per square mile.


Cost of Living

The location in which a senior care community is located will have a significant impact on the overall cost. The overall cost of living is a motivating factor when determining which community works for your loved one. The rent burden for Newton is around 18.5% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Newton costs around $844,414 and the median price for rent is $2,661 a month.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th out of all states in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States. 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 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.


Social demographics of the state

The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. Twenty-three percent of Massachusetts residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican. 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 average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during 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. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. Massachusetts experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% 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. 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 white spruce, flowering dogwood, American linden, and sycamore. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the spotted geranium, the obedient plant, the bats, or the cut leaf coneflower. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Massachusetts

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