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  • Briston Manor West

    Briston Manor West

    37 Ridgewood Road, Bedford, NH 03110
    (15)
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  • Bentley Commons at Bedford

    Bentley Commons at Bedford

    66 Hawthorne Drive, Bedford, NH 03110
    (20)
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    Opened in 2008 and located in one of the most charming communities in the State of New Hampshire, Bentley Senior Living is a state of the art community that offers a full compliment of amenities and supportive services designed to maximize independence and encourage a healthy, active lifestyle. ...

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  • Assisted Living at Beaver Lake Lodge

    Assisted Living at Beaver Lake Lodge

    38 N Shore Rd, Derry, NH 03038
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    Assisted Living at Beaver Lake Lodge is a New Facility located on 7 acres overlooking Beaver Lake. Spacious Private Rooms and built with all the latest Life Safety amenities, it is rated as one of The Nicest Small Bed Facilities in New England. Owned and operated by Karen4Elders, LLC, Karen and...

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  • Birch Heights

    Birch Heights

    7 Kendall Pond Road, Derry, NH 03038
    (48)
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    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...

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  • Ledgewood Bay

    Ledgewood Bay

    43 Ledgewood Dr, Milford, NH 03055
    (30)
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    Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living, Independent Living & Memory Care is nestled in a quaint planned community in beautiful Milford, New Hampshire. This picturesque hilltop, with fantastic views of the White Mountains, community is close to Route 3, 101 and 101A and centrally located near numerous...

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  • The Residence at Salem Woods

    The Residence at Salem Woods

    6 Sally Sweet's Way, Salem, NH 03079
    (13)
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    Resting on a beautiful campus in Salem, New Hampshire, The Residence at Salem Woods is a brand new community scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. The community will offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care services to seniors. The Residence at Salem Woods is proudly operated by...

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  • All American Assisted Living at Kingston

    All American Assisted Living at Kingston

    193 Main St, Kingston, NH 03848
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    All American Assisted Living at Kingston is a residential community for seniors who are looking for social interaction, personal care services, and leisure pursuits. A subsidiary of Kaplan Development Group, a leader in the field of assisted and independent living, All American offers our residents...

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  • Wingate Residences at Haverhill

    Wingate Residences at Haverhill

    10 Residences Way, Haverhill, MA 01830
    (1)
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    Wingate Residences at Haverhill is a state of the art, private, residential community with 64 apartments, offering 24 hour supportive care for seniors interested in maintaining active lifestyles while planning for future needs. The Neighborhood also includes 20 apartments with support for memory...

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  • Brookdale Spruce Wood

    Brookdale Spruce Wood

    25 Worthen Road, Durham, NH 03824
    (17)
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    The Good Life Tucked into more than 15 beautiful acres in the stunning city of Durham, New Hampshire, your new community will feel like home from the moment you arrive. Known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), we provide everything from independent and assisted living to memory care...

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  • Atria Marland Place

    Atria Marland Place

    15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810
    (36)
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    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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  • Summer Place

    Summer Place

    20 Summer Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824
    (24)
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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...

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  • Rivercourt Residences

    Rivercourt Residences

    8 W Main St #2, West Groton, MA 01450
    (3)
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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...

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  • Stone Hill at Andover NOW OPEN

    Stone Hill at Andover NOW OPEN

    141 Elm Street, Andover, MA 01810
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    Stone Hill Assisted Living and Memory Care is located in picturesque Andover, MA is just off I-495 and minutes from the quaint shops and restaurants of historical downtown Andover. This brand new state-of-the-art community is currently under construction and scheduled to open Spring 2019. Stone Hill...

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  • Bayberry at Emerald Court

    Bayberry at Emerald Court

    2000 Emerald Court, Tewksbury, MA 01876
    (15)
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    Welcome to a new way of life at Bayberry at Emerald Court. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood in Tewksbury, MA, Bayberry is an assisted living community ideally located just minutes from major shopping, entertainment and medical centers with easy access to I-93 and I-495. Bayberry offers...

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  • Heatherwood

    Heatherwood

    1624 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876
    (27)
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    We believe that Heatherwood 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 Heatherwood, our management teams live onsite,...

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  • Atria Merrimack Place

    Atria Merrimack Place

    85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950
    (21)
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    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...

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  • The Residence at Silver Square

    The Residence at Silver Square

    100 Sterling Way, Dover, NH 03820
    (3)
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    Imagine finally having the time to do the things that make you happy: Catching up on the best-seller list, getting out to the theater with friends, learning a new language, or just relaxing with the people you enjoy. Imagine life without the worries and stresses of maintaining a home. Imagine you...

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  • Maple Suites

    Maple Suites

    30 Holiday Drive, Dover, NH 03820
    (22)
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    Maple Suites provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within 31 acres of woods, you'll love the peaceful tranquility of our beautiful facility hidden away in the trees. We're just one mile away from downtown Dover, shopping, excellent healthcare and...

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  • Langdon Place of Dover

    60 Middle Road, Dover, NH 03820
    (20)
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    Please note that the Assisted Living and Memory Care is private pay only. We do not accept Medicaid on either unit. Additionally electric scooters and electric wheelchairs are not permitted. Self propel wheelchairs only and resident must resident on first floor. We have two elevators with three...

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  • Wentworth Home

    Wentworth Home

    795 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820
    (4)
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    Wentworth Home — Exceptional Care at an Affordable Price Our warm and welcoming environment provides around the clock nursing staff with assistance tailored to each individual; delicious home cooked meals and engaging social activities and events. With the help of our outstanding employees,...

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  • Anwelt Heritage Apartments

    Anwelt Heritage Apartments

    1 Oak Hill Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (3)
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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...

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  • Manor on the Hill

    Manor on the Hill

    450 N Main St, Leominster, MA 01453
    (12)
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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...

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  • The Residence at Pearl Street

    The Residence at Pearl Street

    75 Pearl Street, Reading, MA 01867
    (23)
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    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 renovation....

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  • Concord Park

    Concord Park

    68 Commonwealth Ave., Concord, MA 01742
    (2)
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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 living...

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  • Atria Longmeadow Place

    Atria Longmeadow Place

    42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
    (17)
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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...

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  • Kittery Estates

    Kittery Estates

    220 State Road, Kittery, ME 03904
    (16)
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    Kittery Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated in Kittery with easy access to Portsmouth, Kittery Estates is the home you've been waiting for. We're conveniently close to Kittery Outlet Malls, other shopping opportunities and excellent medical...

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  • Camellia Gardens NOW OPEN

    Camellia Gardens NOW OPEN

    16 Digital Wy, Maynard, MA 01754
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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...

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  • The Residence at Riverbend

    The Residence at Riverbend

    149 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938
    (5)
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    The Residence at Riverbend is a new rental community that has already established an outstanding reputation on the North Shore and beyond! Our dedication to an impeccable standard of quality in every aspect of the Riverbend lifestyle is evident in all we do; for instance our programs are created in...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

    Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

    One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA 01773
    (2)
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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...

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  • The Gables at Winchester

    The Gables at Winchester

    299 Cambridge Street, Winchester, MA 01890
    (9)
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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...

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  • Colonial Gardens

    Colonial Gardens

    105 Cherry Hill Drive, Beverly, MA 01915
    (31)
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    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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  • American House Keene

    197 Water St, Keene, NH 03431
    (3)
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    American House Keene is everything you are looking for in an all-inclusive senior living community. Located within walking distance to downtown Keene with its many shops and restaurants, this beautifully designed senior living community offers an active lifestyle supported by a nurturing attentive...

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  • Artisan at Hudson (Opening Fall 2020)

    Artisan at Hudson (Opening Fall 2020)

    235 Washington Street, Hudson, MA 01749
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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.

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  • The Residence at Melrose Station

    The Residence at Melrose Station

    158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176
    (13)
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    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 develops...

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  • Sentry Hill At York Harbor

    Sentry Hill At York Harbor

    2 Victoria Ct, York, ME 03909
    (14)
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    Sentry Hill at York Harbor is the preeminent retirement community in New England beautifully situated on 12 acres within easy walking distance of historic York Village and York Harbor. Designed after the style of the grand hotels of the 1890's; senior living at Sentry Hill offers a retirement...

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  • Landmark At Ocean View

    Landmark At Ocean View

    3 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915
    (16)
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    Landmark at Ocean View is a beautifully renovated historic building in the heart of downtown Beverly, close to shops, restaurants, churches, the public library and the town common. A community penthouse offers dramatic views of the ocean and city. One monthly fee includes both personal care and a...

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  • New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

    New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

    400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA 01752
    (28)
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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 New...

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  • Atria Maplewood Place

    Atria Maplewood Place

    295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148
    (30)
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    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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  • Traditions of Wayland

    Traditions of Wayland

    10 Green Way, Wayland, MA 01778
    (16)
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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 close...

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  • The Residence at Vinnin Square

    The Residence at Vinnin Square

    224 Salem Street, Swampscott, MA 01907
    (1)
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    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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  • The Residence at Watertown Square

    The Residence at Watertown Square

    20 Summer St, Watertown, MA 02472
    (10)
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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...

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  • Maplewood at Weston

    Maplewood at Weston

    99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493
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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 are...

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  • Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

    Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

    747 Water Street, Framingham, MA 01701
    (12)
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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 and...

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  • Cabot Park Village

    Cabot Park Village

    280 Newtonville Avenue, Newton, MA 02460
    (5)
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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 while...

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  • Waterstone at Wellesley

    Waterstone at Wellesley

    27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
    (6)
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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...

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  • Waterstone at the Circle

    Waterstone at the Circle

    385 Chestnut Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02135
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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 historic...

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  • The Parc at Harbor View Senior Living

    The Parc at Harbor View Senior Living

    46 Lincoln St, Winthrop, MA 02152
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    At The Parc at Harbor View, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Winthrop area. Residents have many opportunities to...

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  • Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

    Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

    615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
    (9)
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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 towns...

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  • Brookdale Cushing Park

    300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702
    (33)
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    Quality Care Today and Tomorrow If 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 life...

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  • Landmark at Longwood

    Landmark at Longwood

    63 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120
    (8)
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    Landmark at Longwood is a memory care and assisted living community located in the city of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Our community is located at the epicenter of academics and is also proximal to the coastline. Boston is an ideal destination for family and friends who come to visit the...

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Independent Living in Manchester, NH

Independent living communities, also known simply as retirement communities in Manchester, NH, are geared towards seniors who can 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 Manchester retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

The median monthly cost of independent living in Manchester is about $2,405 within the city proper. The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of New Hampshire is around $3,537.

For this type of senior living, Manchester, NH offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Cost of Living in Manchester, NH

As a hub for business and one of the most populated New England cities, Manchester regularly ranks on national lists measuring affordability and livability. The city’s cost of living comes in just above the national average, with residents paying slightly more for metropolitan amenities and convenience. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
113 106 $1,501 22.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent $211,090 $56,467 No estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Medical Providers

The Manchester region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Frisbie Memorial Hospital - This 112-bed community has received recognition for lung cancer screening and cardiovascular rehabilitation. Other specialty areas include joint care, emergency care, and minimally invasive surgery.
  • Wentworth-Douglass Hospital - This Magnet-recognized hospital contains 178 beds. Its renowned Seacoast Cancer Center takes a personal approach to treating cancer. Doctors aid each patient in creating a “cancer plan,” and the center offers financial counseling and support groups in addition to individualized medical treatment.
  • Exeter Hospital - The hospital houses specialty treatment centers for orthopedics, cancer care, and joint replacement. In particular, the community has been recognized for its dedicated diabetes services.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Manchester, NH is considered hot-summer humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Manchester is 68%. This number peaks in September, with 70% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
72°F 85°F (July) 58°F (July) 29°F 40°F (December) 18°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
38 (Good) 51 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are unusually sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 5” (October) 58”

Demographics and Values

Manchester leans narrowly Republican. Just as New Hampshire plays an important role as a key swing state, Manchester falls somewhere in between party lines. City voters have supported Republican candidates in three of the last five presidential elections, and Democrats in the remaining two.

Entrepreneurs may favor Manchester. CNNMoney named the city the 13th best in the country to start a small business. The manufacturing, service, retail, and information processing industries lead Manchester’s economy. Prominent employers include Comcast, Citizens Bank, Summit Packaging, and several medical centers.

Latinos make up the largest minority population in Manchester, influencing the city’s small business scene with culturally inspired eateries and shopping. The organization Latinos Unidos De New Hampshire strives to unify the Hispanic community and amplify its presence. The group hosts an annual Latino Festival. Meanwhile, Manchester Church aims to make much-needed resources for Latino immigrants more accessible, with free aid on topics like housing and legal services.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Hillsborough County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
40.39% 53.54% 6.07%

Population Statistics

Population Population density Population trend
112,673 1,298 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.36% since 2010

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
37 25% 10% 5% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
31% 28% 9%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
5.3% 5.8% 9.9% 0.2% <1% 77.2% 3%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
26 7

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
6% 69% 15% 15% 5% 8%

Manchester is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are typically accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry on a daily basis. In 2016, influential LGBTQ+ publication The Advocate named Manchester one of its “Queerest Cities,” citing the city’s abundance of LGBTQ+ bars. The city has several LGBTQ+-friendly churches and is home to the beloved New Hampshire Gay Men’s Chorus.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The forested valleys and views of New England make Manchester the perfect place to take in nature. McIntyre Ski Area stands out as one of the city’s most popular attractions, giving visitors the opportunity to ski or simply relax in a snowy, lodge setting. Massabesic Lake surrounds visitors with scenic, waterfront views, as well as opportunities to fish, sail, and kayak. Explorers can delve into the glacial, marshy Nottingcook Forest, a vast national forest.

Both Manchester residents and visitors frequently tour Zimmerman House, a famous architectural feat designed by Frank Llyod Wright and exemplifying classic New England construction. Nearby, the Currier Museum of Art exhibits famed works by Picasso, O’Keeffe, and Monet. The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire and Manchester Historic Association Millyard Museum each chronicle the area’s local history and its unique impact on the two long-established industries.

Transportation

The city’s public transportation, managed by Manchester Transit Authority (MTA), operates 13 regular bus routes. The Goffstown, Hooksett, and New Boston shuttles provide reliable transportation to towns surrounding Manchester, NH. All buses are ADA-accessible, and fares are half-off for Medicare cardholders and seniors.

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