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Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

311 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

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Residents of Shrewsbury Crossings enjoy the pleasure of a close-knit community, the privacy of a spacious apartment home, and the peace of mind that comes from knowing our staff is always available to cater to their individual needs. Our spacious assisted living apartments have room for favorite...

The Residence at Orchard Grove

258 Walnut St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

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The Residence at Orchard Grove is a brand new monthly rental community in Shrewsbury. This luxury senior living community features independent and assisted living apartments along with a supportive neighborhood for those living with dementia and Alzheimer's. Featuring Anytime Dining in a...

Whitney Place at Northborough

238 W Main St, Northborough, MA 01532

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Assisted Living Residences in Northborough, MA A lifestyle with the right amount of freedom and care. Whitney Place is a warm and gracious setting for seniors who may or may not need a little help with their daily routines. In addition to private or shared apartments and individualized care,...

Dodge Park Rest Home

101 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606

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Welcome to Dodge Park, Thank you for your interest in Dodge Park Rest Home and Day Club. Dodge Park Rest Home is pleased to continue its tradition of service to the community. This year (2012) will be a milestone for Dodge Park Rest Home and Day Club, when we will celebrating our 45 years...

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The Lillie Mansion at Lutheran

26 Harvard St, Worcester, MA 01609

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The Willows at Worcester

101 Barry Rd, Worcester, MA 01609

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The Willows at Worcester is a vibrant, full-service, resort-style retirement community offering you spacious, maintenance-free, independent living apartment homes and cottages; award-winning, chef-prepared meals; and abundant, on-site amenities. We have our own bank, spa, salon/barber shop,...

Whitney Place at Westborough

5 Lyman St, Westborough, MA 01581

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Established in 1995, Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Westborough is a warm and gracious setting for seniors who may or may not need a little help with their daily routines. In addition to private or shared apartments and individualized care, assisted living Residents enjoy delicious...

Willows at Westborough

1 Lyman St, Westborough, MA 01581

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The Highlands

129 E Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581

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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...

Tatnuck Park At Worcester

340 May Street, Worcester, MA 01602

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Resting at the foot of Worcester's western hills is the historic village of Tatnuck... a place filled with family, fond memories and tradition. Today, traditions continue at Tatnuck Park at Worcester, a respected and valued assisted living community. Built on the site of a former family estate,...

Brookdale Eddy Pond East

667 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

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Brookdale Eddy Pond East is a premiere assisted living and memory care community in Auburn, Massachusetts. Our community has an ideal location off Route 20 and convenient to I-395 just minutes from grocery stores, banks, restaurants, shopping and three world-class hospitals. Auburn is a historic...

Brookdale Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

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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...

Corcoran House

40 Walnut St, Clinton, MA 01510

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Corcoran House is an assisted living community born out of the restoration of a historic schoolhouse in the middle of Clinton. Opened in 1998, the house features 42 apartments and features a staff of trained professionals.

Whitney Place at Northbridge

85 Beaumont Dr, Northbridge, MA 01534

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The Branches of Marlboro

421 Bolton Street, Marlborough, MA 01752

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Artisan at Hudson

235 Washington Street, Hudson, MA 01749

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Artisan at Hudson - a great place to live the good life.We are owned and operated by SageLife. Our founders were pioneers in senior living; they helped define the companies that have defined the industry.Sage’s mission is to create the best home for each member of the SageLife family every day by...

Fairview Estates

132 E Main St, Hopkinton, MA 01748

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New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA 01752

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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...

Whitcomb House

245 West Street, Milford, MA 01757

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Make yourself at home in the warm, welcoming community of Whitcomb House in Milford, MA, where abundant amenities and thoughtful features provide comfort and convenience. Our Assisted Living residents enjoy regular live entertainment as well as several family events throughout the year. Imagine...

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...

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts


Independent Living

An Independent Living Community permits residents the opportunity to live active lives while guaranteeing their care requirements have been met. Basic chores such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they wish, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies differ between communities, a number of 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 benefits to consider when selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are included in your care plan: move-in fee, field trips, Waiting list deposit, utilities, housekeeping, transportation, initial assessment fee, and internet access. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include fitness center & swimming pool, golf course, security guards, community activities, laundry service, transportation, concierge services, and beauty salon & barber shop.


Cost of Living

The community where a care community is located will have a large impact on the cost of care. The overall cost of living is a major influence when determining which destination is best for your family. Monthly, the median rent in Shrewsbury is about $1,763 and the median home value for Shrewsbury is about $393,857. The rent burden for Shrewsbury is about 16.7% of the average person’s monthly income.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Shrewsbury, 68.6% participate in the labor force, 9.4% have some form of disability, 5.1% consider themselves widows, and 2.5% do not have health insurance. Out of the total city population, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Shrewsbury is 41 years old. Racially, the population of Shrewsbury is 0.7% other or not specified, 4.2% mixed race, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.5% black, 73.6% white, 17.9% Asian, and 5.0% Hispanic. In terms of education, 56.6% have a college degree, 17.3% have a high-school diploma, and 26.8% have a graduate degree. Shrewsbury has a population density of 683 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Shrewsbury consists of 36,716 people. In Shrewsbury, 5.9% of the population are veterans of the United States military.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

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. Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th out of all states in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation.


Social demographics of the state

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. In the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. In Massachusetts, 23% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.


State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Massachusetts is 38.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 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. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. 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 American beech, eastern red cedar, American linden, and eastern hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the spotted geranium, the cardinal flower, the woodchucks, or the black bears. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Massachusetts

The Willows at Worcester, Artisan at Hudson and The Branches of Framingham are the top rated independent living facilities near Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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

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