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Prosper at Monastery Height

110 Monastery Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089

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Built in 1923 and prominently overlooking the city of West Springfield, Our Lady of Sorrows Monastery was renovated in 1999 to become Landmark at Monastery Heights, Senior Living Community. The beautiful building overlooks 18 spectacular acres of lawns, walking paths, and gardens and house 105...

Quail Run Estates

50 Cardinal Dr, Agawam, MA 01001

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Quail Run Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds on the outskirts of Springfield, you'll love the comfortable facilities, our friendly staff and the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from...

Glenmeadow

24 Tabor Crossing, Longmeadow, MA 01106

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In 1884, Glenmeadow was the first organization in Western Massachusetts to provide a safe place for seniors to live out their retirement years with dignity. Today, we continue to redefine retirement living by providing whatever people need to live a worry-free retirement. We provide the...

The Wellington at Springfield

942 Grayson Dr, Springfield, MA 01119

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Be inspired to live life to the fullest when taking up residence at The Wellington at Springfield. Our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Springfield, MA Sixteen Acres/East Longmeadow/Wilbraham line, enriches the lives of seniors by providing an environment that is...

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Bluebird Estates

1 Apple Blossom Ln, East Longmeadow, MA 01028

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Bluebird Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in Old Bluebird Acres, our grounds were once a thriving apple orchard and Bluebird Estates' scenic landscaping reflects the picturesque beauty of bygone days. You'll love the quiet serenity of our...

Keystone Commons

460 West Street, Ludlow, MA 01056

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Keystone Commons provides Independent, Assisted, Alzheimer's and Memory Care residential living in Ludlow, MA.  Keystone Commons is a rental community that offers people over the age of 55 years a delightful way to live.  Independent Living (44 apartments) provides 31 meals per month,...

Day Brook Village

298 Jarvis Ave, Holyoke, MA 01040

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Day Brook Village Senior Living is proud to be the first continuing care retirement community in Massachusetts, offering a range of housing and healthcare options to meet our residents’ changing needs. At Day Brook Village, our residents enjoy a supportive retirement lifestyle with personal care...

Suffield by the River

7 Canal Rd, Suffield, CT 06078

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Suffield by the River offers everything you could possibly want in senior residential living: - Independent living in beautifully appointed, spacious apartments with a full array of services and amenities. - Assisted living services offering as little or as much assistance as needed. - River's...

Suffield Commons, LLC

82 N Main Street, Suffield, CT 06078

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Suffield Commons is located in downtown historic Suffield, Connecticut. With a great location, everything you need is in walking distance; the shops, church, and even the library. Enjoy local festivals and events? You won't miss the action here! Our apartments feature: wall to wall carpeting, a...

Armbrook Village

551 North Road, Westfield, MA 01085

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Armbrook Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted living options as well as a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss...

The Cottages at Southwick

802 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077

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The Cottages At Southwick is a 55+ retirement community, located in the historic town of Southwick, MA. Nestled on 46 acres of towering trees and nature in a park-like setting, close to golf courses, hiking trails and quaint town amenities. Our spacious one and two bedroom cottages have plenty...

Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

550 Old County Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096

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Now doing in person tours!Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks is a residential senior living campus dedicated to providing independence, social interaction, and leisure activities for seniors looking for exceptional services and top notch...

The Ivy at Ellington

123 West Road, Ellington, CT 06029

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The Ivy at Ellington is the newest assisted living residential community from The Arbors Assisted Living Residential Communities. Ellington has its roots as an agricultural community as well as a resort community with Crystal Lake within its boundaries. Conveniently located in Ellington,...

Harbor Chase at Evergreen Walk (Opening Early 2021)

1000 Evergreen Way, South Windsor, CT 06074

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Evergreen Crossings Retirement Resort NOW OPEN

900 Hemlock Ave, South Windsor, CT 06074

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Evergreen Crossings offers all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement.Evergreen Crossings top-notch, all-inclusive services and amenities will include EVERYTHING you need to live in comfort and luxury with one monthly rent payment and no...

McLean a CCRC

75 Great Pond Rd, Simsbury, CT 06070

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McLean is a not-for-profit continuum of care campus and so much more. It is located on a beautiful 120 acre campus is Simsbury adjacent to Hop Meadow Country Club. All Village residents are social members of the club. The campus has extensive, safe walking trails and gardens. The Village at...

The Residence at South Windsor Farms

200 Deming Street, South Windsor, CT 06074

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Windsor, our beautiful, new community is nestled on spectacular farmland, boasting easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, Wapping Park, I-84 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area.We offer 80 apartments; a combination of 31 studio, 27 one-bedroom...

Cedarbrook Village at Ware NOW OPEN

73 South St, Ware, MA 01082

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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...

White Oaks

230 Deming St, Manchester, CT 06042

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White Oaks provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in the charming community of Manchester, you'll love the elegant beauty of White Oaks while enjoying the conveniences of the nearby town. If you're in the mood to explore, you'll...

Anthology of Simsbury

142 Cooper Ave, Weatogue, CT 06089

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Learn More About Independent Living in Springfield, MA

In a state filled with historical significance, Springfield distinguishes itself as “The City of Firsts” and celebrates those achievements at its many popular museums, including the Basketball Hall of Fame, Dr. Seuss Museum and Sculpture Garden, and Springfield Armory. Music, culinary, and arts festivals also keep this western Massachusetts cultural hub lively throughout the year.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Springfield are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Springfield retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Springfield, MA

The median monthly cost of independent living is about $2,000 in the city proper and $2,500 within the Springfield metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Massachusetts is around $3,000.


Learn More About Springfield, MA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Springfield are rated four points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated close to the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceryClothing9698879110393

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64Median income age 65+Median household incomeAverage individual incomeMedian employee salaryAverage property taxOne-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate$44,141 per year$31,085 per year$36,513 per year$19,233 per year$45,567 per year$3,049 per year$825 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Springfield include:

Mercy Medical Center

  • Facility type: religious, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 310+
  • Specialties: emergency department, inpatient surgery, physical therapy

Baystate Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 730+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Holyoke Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: emergency department, spine surgery, hemodialysis

Weather and Climate

Springfield has a humid continental climate, meaning the city experiences four seasons with plenty of precipitation throughout the year. Summers are usually quite warm but are moderated by ocean breezes, whereas winters are cold, wet, and snowy. Given its relative proximity to the Atlantic coast, Springfield is prone to nor’easters with extreme amounts of snow. In warmer seasons, tropical storms and hurricanes sometimes occur, but they usually weaken in the North Atlantic’s cooler waters before reaching Massachusetts, or they divert eastward and miss the state. The average humidity level in Springfield is 69%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 75%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum26°F34°F17°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum74°F85°F62°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 74

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 45.7″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median agePercent of population over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size34.712.3%153,1864,807.3 per square mile2.6

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.4%2.2%20.9%44.7%<0.1%4.6%31.7%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Springfield: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 74/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Hampden County

DemocraticRepublicanOther55.1%39.1%5.8%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Springfield include:

  • Springfield Museums (the Quadrangle):
    • George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum
    • Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts
    • The Springfield Science Museum
    • The Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History
    • The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum
  • The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Museum of Springfield History
  • Springfield Armory National Historic Site
  • Court Square
  • The McKnight Historic District (Victorian architecture)

Outdoor attractions in Springfield:

  • The Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden (the Quadrangle)
  • Forest Park
  • Connecticut River Walk and Bikeway
  • Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center

Springfield’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Symphony Hall
  • Armory Big Band Concerts
  • Mattoon Street Arts Festival
  • Forest Park Farmers’ Market
  • MassMutual Center (sports and events venue)
  • Tower Square (shopping)

Transportation

Springfield Union Station serves as a hub for several types of public transportation. The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) operates bus routes and other services throughout Springfield and surrounding towns, as does Peter Pan Bus Lines and Greyhound. For seniors, PVTA offers reduced fares and an accessible van service for door-to-door transportation. Amtrak has five rail routes that run through Springfield via Union Station: the Vermonter, the Lake Shore Limited, the Hartford Line (CTRail), the Valley Flyer, and the Northeast Regional.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Massachusetts

There are 20 independent living facilities near Springfield, Massachusetts. See the full list.

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