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Evans Park At Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458

3.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of Newton

431 Washington St., Newton, MA 02458

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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
(51 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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Atria Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

4.3
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Sunrise of Burlington

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

4.6
(43 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
(43 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...

Brookdale Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

4.0
(43 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...

Greenwich Farms at Warwick

75 Minnesota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888

4.4
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Greenwich Farms at Warwick located in Warwick, RI is a Benchmark Senior Living independent living residential community 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?...

Atria Merrimack Place

85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950

4.3
(38 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...

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...

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...

Atria Bay Spring Village

147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806

4.3
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Bay Spring Village, residents will find a picturesque senior living community with a vibrant social calendar. Enjoy reading a book or chatting with friends in cozy community lounges, or on sunny days, relax in our beautiful, serene courtyards. Atria Bay Spring Village is near Barrington...

Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171

4.2
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA 01752

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

New Horizons is a large not-for-profit continuing care retirement community where a safe, happy, and engaging retirement is everyone's most important concern. Fine dining and extensive activities are vital parts of every day. Our staff of exceptional people has enabled New Horizons to build its...

Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493

4.3
(33 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...

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Cost of independent living in Newton, MA

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $4,828
    State
  • $4,916
    Newton, MA
  • $6,922
    Melrose, MA
  • $7,268
    Plymouth, MA
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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
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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

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

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