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My mother has only been there about a week, but all residents and employees seem very nice and helpful. Place is beautiful and very clean. My mother is enjoying their Chef cooked food. The caregivers are...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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It is a small and friendly community which provides a plethora of services not only for independent living but for those who need assistance. There is a host of activities to keep the body and mind engaged....
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
For over 30 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...
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Youville is a very small and welcoming facility. It is not flashy but very homey. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The staff is very attentive to the residence. Often ask if there's anything you...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Youville Place is a unique assisted living residence located in Lexington, Mass. Surrounded by 12-acres of lush gardens and greenery, this assisted living residence is rooted not only in the region’s history but by its history and traditions. The only mission-oriented, not-for-profit assisted...
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Charter Senior Living is a wonderful experience. We have been so impressed with the staff starting with [name removed] and all the other employees. They are hands on caring and knowledgeable. So grateful we...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Charter 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...
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The staff are very responsive and sensitive to mom's individual needs and idiosyncrasies. If any aspect of her health falls outside of her baseline they respond immediately. Most importantly, the ratio of...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Assisted LivingBenchmark Senior Living at Woburn in Woburn, 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...
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We chose Kaplan Estates because of the cleanliness of the facility, the friendliness of the staff and residents as well as the pricing structure. Staff is very helpful and friendly.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Welcome to Woodbridge, a friendly and vibrant assisted living community where safety and comfort are paramount. Located on a wooded knoll in Peabody, Massachusetts, on the North Shore of Boston, Woodbridge offers private rental apartments for seniors. Aviv Centers of Living May News: Aviv...
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Sunrise assisted living is a top notch facility with personal care for your loved ones! The facility offers activities and provides programs to fit the needs of your loved one! whatever my concerns their on...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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I am very glad to be here. It would be better if there were more opportunities to interact with younger people on a regular basis. One thing I miss is interesting discussions about current events. I do enjoy...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Youville House in Cambridge is an urban oasis just minutes from Harvard and Inman Square. Residents enjoy active lifestyles; some continue to work or travel while others enjoy on-site concerts and lectures.Youville House offers the perfect balance of services and support to assist residents in...
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Our loved one was only there for 10 days, but the Putnam Farm at Danvers community is beautiful. It is a well kept facility with very very nice personnel working there .
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Designed to capture the residential flavor of the neighborhood, Benchmark Senior Living at Putnam Farm boasts features that create the air of a country manor, including a spacious porch with wonderful hilltop views. The community offers residents and families close proximity to the Geriatric Care...
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I have been here for approximately 3 months. Each month has been better than the last. I expect it will still be better when we have more residents ( 30 at the present). The staff is wonderful, caring and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Delaney at The Vale, located just 10 miles north of Boston is the areas newest 62+ community, featuring contemporary independent living, assisted living and memory care residences. The community will include three connected buildings complete with high-end amenities, upscale concierge...
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Everything has been a 5, the experience has been perfect. What we really like about the Colonial gardens is the great food and all the different activities. They have flexible meal options, and the staff are...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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The staff and administration are all very helpful and kind. They are always there to answer any questions or concerns. I’m so happy I found Maplewood! Nancy makes herself readily available for any issue or...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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My loved one is currently a resident at The Arbors at Stoneham. Overall, this facility is not a bad place and the staff try their best, they just need more help. The director of the Memory Care unit is nice...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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When mom’s need for a higher level of care increased, we moved her from one assisted living facility to Sunrise. We are very pleased with all aspects of Sunrise Burlington. Her medical needs are monitored,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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We learned of Windsor Place and decided to use the 30 day respite stay to assess if assisted living was the right path for our Mom. [Name removed] (the director) immediately impressed us on the tour knowing...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Windsor Place offers independent,assisted and Alzheimer's/memory care. You've mastered the art of living well, and it shows. At Windsor Place Assisted living, you can retire that way, too. No matter what you are looking for in an assisted living residence, you'll find the best of it all at...
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Well I know that when I was touring for my mother another resident said to me "if I had one word to describe this place it would be caring! They are about everyone and everything" and he was 100 percent...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Residence at Vinnin Square is a premier Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, coming soon to a quiet, wooded parcel in Swampscott, MA. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the...
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It has been a positive experience for my Mom. The most positive thing is how aware the staff is of her, her comings and goings. Our interactions with others have been very limited because of COVID.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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The grounds, which connect to fresh pond reservoir provide wonderful daily walking opportunities for my mom for whom being outdoors and moving through the world is of huge importance. City living would be...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Neville Place offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living and a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss developed in affiliation with the Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease...
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It is a very friendly place. It is a small homey place where a resident will not be lost or forgotten for service. I was surprised as to how large the nursing staff is there.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Sunrise at Gardner Park, which provides both Assisted Living as well as Reminiscence (memory) Care, has been serving the needs of seniors and their families since 1994. Famous for it's 'Bed and Breakfast' ambiance, Gardner Park is housed within a gracious Victorian Mansion. Besides the 55 private...
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I would recommend, but like most places they have a staffing issue that needs to be addressed. I picked this community because of the location.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Positioned to enjoy the greenery & peacefulness of the Lexington Bike Path on one side and the bustling in-town location of Massachusetts Ave. on the other side, Sunrise of Arlington has the best of both worlds under one roof. Our community is perfect for the resident who prefers an urban...
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The Residence at Pearl Street is a warm, welcoming facility... clean, comfortable in a lovely neighborhood. Has a range of activities and outings. The food is delicious! The staff works hard to please and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Conveniently located adjacent to the town center of Reading, Massachusetts and within walking distance to the town common, post office, churches, banks, restaurants and many shops and services found in the thriving town center, our community recently received a $3 million full community...
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My mom is doing great at The Residence at Melrose Station! The staff are taking very good care of her. Based on the experience we have had so far, we would absolutely recommend this community to other...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Residence at Melrose Station opened the summer of 2017 and offers 65 up-scale rental apartment homes that may be for either Independent (retirement) or Assisted Living, or a combination of both as there is no delineation between apartments. If one is Independent Living, for instance and...
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It seems like a nice place to take care of my loved one. She's still getting used to it. But overall, we're pretty happy with the service so far. The staff are pretty good, although I think they could be...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Forestdale Park, located at the site of Malden’s former McFadden Manor, opened its doors in 2018 as the newest Volunteers of America Massachusetts Senior Residence.The community features Independent Living apartments, and studio and one bedroom Assisted Living apartments that feature our...
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It is restricted, as to who can apply, you have to live in a particular town or have family in the town. It's subsidized by a family foundation. They had good food. They really aren't set up for assisted...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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My mother has recently made the move into this community and so far everything seems to be going well for her. The staff have done a good job and have made sure to accommodate her needs to the best of there...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Located just 10 miles northwest of Boston, and sitting on the fifth green of the Woburn Country Club Public Golf Course, Aviva's award-winning Country Club Heights offers the best of Independent Living and Assisted Living with a Memory Care also. This community is for golfers, history and culture...
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Cost of independent living in Wakefield, MA

The average cost of senior living in Wakefield is $6,665 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Haverhill, MA with an average of $6,302 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Wakefield, MA vs. nearby cities

Wakefield, MA
$6,665/mo
$6,613/mo
$6,591/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Wakefield, MA vs. the state and national average

Wakefield, MA
$6,665/mo
U.S. national average
$4,090/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Wakefield vs. other types of senior living

$7,237/mo
Independent Living
$6,665/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Wakefield, MA by room type

Semi-Private
$6,524/mo
Studio
$8,422/mo
1 Bedroom
$7,979/mo
2 Bedroom
$9,020/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$6,435/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Wakefield over time

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What families are saying about independent living in Wakefield

Recent reviews for independent living in Wakefield

Putnam Farm at Danvers

4.3
Staff is really nice. They look out for my mother. Like if she misses a meal, they check in on her. Oh the appt transportation is a pain. It's only available 2 days a week half day. Have to get approval ahead of time. And the they drive you but do not assist into building. When it's a large ...
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Holiday Summer Place in Chelmsford, MA

4.0
My loved one was a resident at Holiday Summer Place for a short time. All of the staff and the residents were very kind to her and to me, also. I would recommend this facility to others.

Scandinavian Living Center in West Newton, MA

4.8
The whole place has a very friendly atmosphere. SLC offers a lot of programs that are open to people who live in the surrounding community, so the residents feel like they are still part of the community. The food is very good. I would recommend Scandinavian Living Center to others.

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There are 65 independent living facilities near Wakefield, Massachusetts. See the full list.

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