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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 50 Independent Living communities in Shrewsbury 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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Independent Living near Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

The Residence at Orchard Grove

258 Walnut St, Shrewsbury, MA

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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...

The Lillie Mansion at Lutheran

26 Harvard St, Worcester, MA

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The Willows at Worcester

101 Barry Rd, Worcester, MA

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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,...

Willows at Westborough

1 Lyman St, Westborough, MA

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The Highlands

129 E Main Street, Westborough, MA

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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...

Artisan at Hudson (Opening Fall 2020)

235 Washington Street, Hudson, MA

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Artisan at Hudson is ready to embrace you and help you create the journey you want! You get to define the lifestyle and culture you want. Join us for activities, resources and services to make your life easier.

Fairview Estates

132 E Main St, Hopkinton, MA

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New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA

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New Horizons is a large not-for-profit continuing care retirement community where a happy, engaging retirement is everyone's most important concern. Fine gourmet dining and extensive planned activities are vital parts of every day, but it is our staff of exceptional people that has most enabled...

Atria Draper Place

25 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA

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Atria Draper Place offers a relaxing senior community in the historic New England town of Hopedale. Residents enjoy taking a stroll down to the pond or quietly reading a book from the public library. A variety of lectures and entertainment provide social interaction for residents, friends and...

Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA

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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...

Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

747 Water Street, Framingham, MA

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Heritage at Framingham is an Assisted Living community where seniors find the services and security they need without giving up the traditions and independence they cherish. Located in eight park-like acres in the Nobscot region of Framingham, Heritage at Framingham offers seniors personal care...

The Residence at Valley Farm

369 Pond Street, Ashland, MA

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Located in historic Ashland, our brand-new community boasts easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, I-495 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area.We offer 80 apartments for 84 residents; a combination of 29 studio, 29 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom...

Camellia Gardens NOW OPEN

16 Digital Wy, Maynard, MA

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We believe that Camellia Gardens 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 Camellia Gardens, our management teams live on-site, and are...

Manor on the Hill

450 N Main St, Leominster, MA

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Manor on the Hill is an 81 Unit, family owned, Assisted Living Community designed to meet the needs of individuals who are still able to live independently with minimal assistance in their daily activities. Manor on the Hill promotes maximum independence by providing personal care & supportive...

Avenu at Natick

3 Superior Dr., Natick, MA

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Traditions of Wayland

10 Green Way, Wayland, MA

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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 Forge Hill

4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA

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Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is Franklin's first senior living community. Located on Forge Hill Road less than a mile from routes 140 and 495, Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is a state of the art community that offers a full complement of amenities and supportive services designed...

Concord Park

68 Commonwealth Ave., Concord, MA

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Concord Park, a Volunteer of America senior community, is conveniently located on Commonwealth Avenue in the heart of the West Concord, MA shopping village. Concord Park offers local seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted...

Anwelt Heritage Apartments

1 Oak Hill Road, Fitchburg, MA

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The Anwelt Heritage Apartments turn the historic Anwelt Shoe factory into beautiful, eco-friendly apartments for active adults 55 and better. Anwelt Has 86 one and two-bedroom residences ranging in size from 656 to over 1200 square feet. The sun- filled residences highlight architectural...

Rivercourt Residences

8 W Main St #2, West Groton, MA

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We invite you to consider RiverCourt Residences for a parent, family member, or for yourself. RiverCourt Residences offers an unbeatable value and a distinctive lifestyle for seniors through custom-tailored options for independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer's Care. This wonderful...

Magnolia Heights

485 East Central St, Franklin, MA

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We believe that Magnolia Heights 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 Magnolia Heights, our management...

Wyndemere Woods

1044 Mendon Rd, Woonsocket, RI

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Wyndemere Woods is an assisted living community located in the north eastern corner of Rhode Island in the town of Woonsocket. Deep in the heart of New England, residents enjoy a slower pace of life that is crowned with the annual glorious slow changing of the leaves from deep green to amber to...

Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA

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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...

Waterstone at Wellesley

27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA

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Waterstone at Wellesley is the best there is in the Wellesley region. Located by the Charles River in Wellesley, Waterstone is the only assisted living community. We offer security and independence, giving you the peace and tranquility you require as a senior resident. Even more, Waterstone is...

Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA

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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...

Vineyard Community Living - Needham

275 2nd Ave, Needham, MA

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The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

235 Gould Street, Needham, MA

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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...

New Pond Village, a CCRC

180 Main Street, Walpole, MA

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Benchmark Senior Living at New Pond Village located in Walpole, MA provides independent living 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? Wouldn’t it be great to have...

Atria Lincoln Place

612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI

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Atria Lincoln Place is a popular Rhode Island retirement community that offers an active, warm atmosphere with all the comforts of home. A diverse calendar of events provides daily opportunities for staying healthy and socializing. Residents interested in exercising may work out with an...

Residences at Highland Glen

4100 Highland Glen Rd, Westwood, MA

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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...

Cabot Park Village

280 Newtonville Avenue, Newton, MA

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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...

Cedarbrook Village at Ware (Opening Fall 2020)

73 South St, Ware, MA

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Now doing in person tours!Tucked into the verdant hills of the Pioneer Valley is the town of Ware, Massachusetts. Named the “Manour of Peace” in 1716 by its founder, John Read, Ware remains to this day a quiet town that embraces commercial and recreational growth without allowing it to impose on...

Traditions of Dedham

735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA

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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...

Chapel Hill Senior Living

10 Old Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland, RI

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Chapel HIll is a luxury senior living community in the tranquil village of Chapel Four Corners in Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island. Our community is located just off Route 295, offering a convenient and short drive from the major cities of Providence, Boston, New Haven and Hartford....

The Residence at Watertown Square

20 Summer St, Watertown, MA

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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...

Doolittle Home

16 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA

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The decision to explore retirement communities is complex, involving different considerations for you, your spouse, your children, or your advisers.Since 1915, Doolittle Home has been providing exceptional care and peace of mind for residents and their families. Frequently described as a bed and...

NewBridge Independent Living

5000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham, MA

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Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA

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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...

The Village at Waterman Lake

715 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI

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Comfortable and Distinctive Surroundings The perfect blend of hospitality and healthcare. Breathtaking lake views highlight the picturesque campus of The Village at Waterman Lake. Lavish gardens provide the setting for arts, fitness and leisure, including a nine-hole putting green, Bocce court,...

Summer Place

20 Summer Street, Chelmsford, MA

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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...

Waterstone at the Circle

385 Chestnut Hill Ave, Boston, MA

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Waterstone at the Circle senior living community sets a standard for luxury senior living in the Boston area. The best of two worlds – urban and suburban – meet at Waterstone at the Circle, Boston’s newest senior living community located on the former site of the Circle Cinema in Boston’s...

Atria Longmeadow Place

42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA

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Atria Longmeadow Place is a welcoming senior community nestled in a wooded area of Burlington, Massachusetts. The community is adjacent to town conservation land and located directly across the street from the world-renowned Lahey Clinic. Residents at Atria Longmeadow Place enjoy the best of both...

Sophia Snow House

1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA

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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...

Canton Estates

32 Neponset Street #1202, Canton, MA

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We have two residential apartment communities in two convenient locations in Canton, MA. Canton Estates is for those who want spaciousness, convenience and comfort in a contemporary environment. We have short term leases available. Our locations are all easily accessible from Routes RT. 1, 128,...

The Branches of North Attleboro

40 Robert F. Toner Blvd, North Attleborough, MA

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Cadbury Commons

66 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA

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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...

The Gables at Winchester

299 Cambridge Street, Winchester, MA

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For almost than 25 years, The Gables at Winchester has been serving the Winchester and surrounding communities. The Gables is a comfortable and elegantly furnished senior living community offering the finest in independent and assisted living apartments, as well as rehabilitation services and...

Vineyard Community Living - Boston

125 Guest St, Boston, MA

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Vineyard Community Living - Nova Brighton

1505 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA

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Camelot Farms

50 Old Center, Winchendon, MA

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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.

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