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Independent living in Providence, Rhode Island means enjoying the best Providence County has to offer during your retirement years. Known for its charming combination of small-town friendliness and big city refinement, Providence is one of the oldest cities in the country. Nearly 400 years in the making, this city is steeped in Colonial heritage, and also offers a gorgeous coastline and plenty of opportunities for cultural pursuits. Check out the Athenaeum on historic Benefits Street, a member-supported library and cultural center. Enjoy a riot of blossoms at the Botanical Center Conservancy at Roger Williams Park, or stroll through Arcade Providence, the country's oldest indoor shopping mall. Providence makes a great backdrop for a independent retirement living, where you can appreciate your new freedom without worry.

Senior housing types near Providence, RI

  • Wingate Residences on the Eastside

    Wingate Residences on the Eastside

    One Butler Ave, Providence, RI 02906
    (22)
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    Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences on the East Side is the area's premiere assisted living community...

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  • Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

    Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

    353 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906
    (9)
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    Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences Living on Blackstone Boulevard is located in one of Rhode Island's...

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  • Bella Villa Assisted Living

    Bella Villa Assisted Living

    336 Willett Ave, Riverside, RI 02915
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    Welcome to Bella Villa, a small affordable family operated private independent and assisted living facility. Bella Villa accepts individuals that are 50 years of age or older, or disabled. Our staff is highly experienced, courteous, respectful, and are available 24/7 for your personal assistance...

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  • Anchor Bay at Pocasset

    Anchor Bay at Pocasset

    12 Old Pocasset Ln, Johnston, RI 02919
    (11)
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    Each member of our team is truly committed to our residents' overall well-being and happiness.' Pocasset Bay Retirement Living is nestled in a sheltered country setting with beautiful gardens, walking paths and outdoor sitting areas. The community is conveniently located off Interstate 295 on...

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  • Anchor Bay at East Providence

    Anchor Bay at East Providence

    1440 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915
    (8)
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    Brookdale East Bay is a dedicated memory care and assisted living community located in East Providence, Rhode Island. Just 15 minutes from downtown Providence, our community is peaceful and quiet with easy access to the amenities of a larger city. Brookdale East Bay has a desirable location near...

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  • Greenwich Farms at Warwick

    Greenwich Farms at Warwick

    75 Minnesota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888
    (33)
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    Greenwich Farms at Warwick located in Warwick, RI is a Benchmark Senior Living independent living residential community 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...

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  • Atria Bay Spring Village

    Atria Bay Spring Village

    147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806
    (20)
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    At Atria Bay Spring Village, residents will find a picturesque senior living community with a vibrant social calendar. Enjoy reading a book or chatting with friends in cozy community lounges, or on sunny days, relax in our beautiful, serene courtyards. Atria Bay Spring Village is near Barrington...

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  • Brookdale West Bay

    Brookdale West Bay

    2783 West Shore Road, Warwick, RI 02889
    (13)
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    You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can focus on having fun. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. You...

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  • Atria Lincoln Place

    Atria Lincoln Place

    612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865
    (21)
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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 instructor...

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  • Chapel Hill Senior Living

    Chapel Hill Senior Living

    10 Old Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864
    (20)
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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....

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  • The Village at Waterman Lake

    The Village at Waterman Lake

    715 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI 02828
    (26)
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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,...

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  • Brookdale Attleboro

    Brookdale Attleboro

    100 Garfield Avenue, Attleboro, MA 02703
    (27)
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    We can help with the little things so you can go do more of what you love. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, Brookdale Attleboro with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. With assisted...

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  • Atria Harborhill

    Atria Harborhill

    159 Division Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (8)
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    Situated in a stately mansion, Atria Harborhill is a welcoming community where residents are encouraged to lead healthy, active, independent lives. Enjoy a relaxing walk around the grounds, sit and catch up with friends, or participate in one of many daily activities. Centrally located in the...

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  • Anchor Bay at Greenwich

    Anchor Bay at Greenwich

    945 Main St, East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (18)
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    Brookdale Greenwich Bay is a senior care community in East Greenwich, Rhode Island offering independent care services, assisted living services and memory care. We have an ideal location in the affluent area of East Greenwich near Narragansett Bay and Goddard State Park. Our quiet and peaceful...

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  • Wingate Residences at Norton

    Wingate Residences at Norton

    190 Mansfield Ave, Norton, MA 02766
    (4)
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    Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences at Assisted Norton is the area's premier assisted living community...

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  • Landmark at Fall River

    Landmark at Fall River

    400 Columbia Street, Fall River, MA 02721
    (6)
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    Nestled in the heart of the Fall River historical district, the Landmark at Fall River provides gracious urbane living in a cozy, cordially appointed setting. Providing a supportive environment for seniors, the Landmark encourages independence, promotes good health, and provides customized...

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  • Brookdale Sakonnet Bay

    Brookdale Sakonnet Bay

    1215 Main Road, Tiverton, RI 02878
    (17)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. With scenic views of the historic Newport and the Sakonnet River, our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, has four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing...

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  • The Village At Willow Crossings

    The Village At Willow Crossings

    25 Cobb Street, Mansfield, MA 02048
    (27)
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    The Village at Willow Crossings is an active Senior community situated on a 20-acre woodland campus in the heart of Mansfield, MA. Manicured gardens grace the winding drives that travel through the picturesque campus, accented by the white picket fences of the charming cottage neighborhood. The nine...

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  • Atria Aquidneck Place

    Atria Aquidneck Place

    125 Quaker Hill Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (10)
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    At Atria Aquidneck Place, you'll find a supportive community with New England charm and the comforts of home. Take a leisurely walk with friends and family around our beautiful five-acre campus, or shop in nearby historic Newport. Atria Aquidneck Place is conveniently located close to local...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

    Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

    4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA 02038
    (15)
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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 to...

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  • Doolittle Home

    Doolittle Home

    16 Bird Street, Foxboro, MA 02035
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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...

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  • The Residence at Five Corners

    The Residence at Five Corners

    678 Depot Street, Easton, MA 02356
    (8)
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    The Residence at Five Corners is located in the heart of Easton's Five Corners neighborhood, with close proximity to many of the town's historic landmarks, and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area. We offer 84 apartments for 90 residents; a combination of 32 studio,...

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  • Atria Draper Place

    Atria Draper Place

    25 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA 01747
    (20)
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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 family...

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  • Blenheim-Newport

    Blenheim-Newport

    303 Valley Road, Middletown, RI 02842
    (11)
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    Situated on fifteen beautiful acres in Middletown, Rhode Island, Blenheim-Newport is an innovative senior living community providing assisted living services in a residential, home-like environment. Blenheim-Newport borders historic Newport, offering many cultural, educational and recreational...

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  • The Residence at Cedar Dell

    The Residence at Cedar Dell

    628 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (6)
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    Welcome to the newly renovated Residence at Cedar Dell! Located in Dartmouth Massachusetts, a tranquil south coast town, our community which recently received a $1.5 million full community renovation, is nestled on ten acres of land. We offer 61 apartments that are a combination of studio, one and...

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  • Autumn Glen

    Autumn Glen

    239 Cross Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (10)
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    Autumn Glen in North Dartmouth, MA, offers assisted living and Alzheimer's services that help seniors with their day-to-day needs. In fact, when seniors choose assisted living at Autumn Glen, they'll be able to enjoy independent lives in private apartments without the worries brought about by living...

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  • Brookdale South Bay

    Brookdale South Bay

    1959 Kingstown Road, South Kingstown, RI 02879
    (9)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. Trade home maintenance and long to-do lists for more time to do what you want to do. Our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) has a worry-free retirement lifestyle with three levels of care on one campus, including independent...

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  • New Pond Village, a CCRC

    New Pond Village, a CCRC

    180 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081
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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...

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  • Canton Estates

    Canton Estates

    32 Neponset Street #1202, Canton, MA 02021
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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, 95,...

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  • Connemara Senior Living

    Connemara Senior Living

    25 East Nilsson Street, Brockton, MA 02301
    (7)
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    Connemara Senior Living Campello (formerly Emmanuel House Residence) offers safe, enjoyable and affordable assisted living within an attractive apartment retirement community. A wide range of individualized services are available, enabling residents to enjoy their independence to the fullest. Our...

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  • Whaler's Cove

    Whaler's Cove

    114 Riverside Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746
    (7)
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    Whaler's Cove Assisted Living has 120 safe and affordable rental apartments in a beautifully restored historic building. Life at Whaler's Cove means living independently for senior adults who no longer want the responsibility of maintaining a home but may need a helping hand with personal care and...

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  • Creamery Brook Village

    Creamery Brook Village

    36 Vina Lane, Brooklyn, CT 06234
    (7)
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    Creamery Brook Village is in the historic northeast CT town of Brooklyn - minutes from Interstate 395, routes 6 and 169. We are sponsored by PierceCare, a nonprofit provider of Eldercare Services. Creamery Brook is designed to be a community for those who seek the ease and security of living amidst...

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  • Atria Fairhaven

    Atria Fairhaven

    391 Alden Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719
    (7)
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    Atria Fairhaven is an inviting senior community located in a charming seaside town. Residents gather with friends and family in one of several beautiful common spaces and an array of exciting daily activities provides many opportunities for social engagement. Atria Senior Living is a leading...

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  • Orchard Cove  Hebrew SeniorLife

    Orchard Cove Hebrew SeniorLife

    1 Del Pond Dr, Canton, MA 02021
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    Orchard Cove is a warm, inclusive, and award-winning senior living community in Canton, Massachusetts. Created by Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a leading nonprofit senior care and aging research organization, Orchard Cove is known for its resident-driven culture. This...

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  • The Residence at Valley Farm

    The Residence at Valley Farm

    369 Pond Street, Ashland, MA 01721
    (6)
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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...

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  • Residences at Highland Glen

    Residences at Highland Glen

    4100 Highland Glen Rd, Westwood, MA 02090
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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...

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  • Traditions of Dedham

    Traditions of Dedham

    735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026
    (14)
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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...

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  • Brookdale Cushing Park

    200 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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  • The Highlands

    The Highlands

    129 E Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581
    (27)
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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 on...

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  • Fairing Way - A Rice Eventide Community

    Fairing Way - A Rice Eventide Community

    25 Stonehaven Drive, South Weymouth, MA 02190
    (2)
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    FAIRING WAY AT UNION POINT " How You Live Starts With Where You Live " We are a non-profit and the only retirement community that offers a 95% refundable entrance fee to you or your estate Since opening in 2016, in South Weymouth at Union Point life at Fairing Way has inspired adults ages 55 and...

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  • The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

    The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

    235 Gould Street, Needham, MA 02494
    (17)
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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...

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  • The Residence at Orchard Grove

    The Residence at Orchard Grove

    258 Walnut St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
    (6)
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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...

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  • Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living

    Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living

    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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  • 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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  • Sophia Snow House

    Sophia Snow House

    1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
    (1)
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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...

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  • The Residence at Penniman Hill (Opening Early 2020)

    The Residence at Penniman Hill (Opening Early 2020)

    276 Whiting St, Hingham, MA 02043
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    The Residence at Penniman Hill is ideally located just around the corner from the Derby Street Shoppes in picturesque Hingham. Whether enjoying historic Main Street, which Eleanor Roosevelt called “the most beautiful in America,” a harbor sunset, or the many charms of this lovely town, residents...

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  • Allerton House Weymouth

    Allerton House Weymouth

    43 School House Rd, Weymouth, MA 02188
    (8)
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    Allerton House Weymouth provides pleasant, private apartments and a host of personal services, which emphasize independence, dignity and well-being. Help is available 24 hours a day. We offer: Choice of studio, 1 or 2 bedroom apartments Help with personal care: bathing, dressing, etc. is included...

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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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  • 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 Quincy Bay

    Brookdale Quincy Bay

    99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA 02169
    (26)
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    Welcome to the Good Life If you are ready to exchange the burdens of household chores for scenic views of Quincy Bay and the breathtaking Boston skyline, our independent and assisted living community is the place for you. You can enjoy all the conveniences of the city without sacrificing the quality...

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Providence, Rhode Island

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a balance between an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with housekeeping. Basic tasks such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they choose, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between locations, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of private medical providers, they always have the option. There are a number of costs and advantages to balance while determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these services are covered in your plan: field trips, utilities, private phone, laundry, internet access, cable TV, move-in fee, and meals. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, concierge services, fitness center & swimming pool, game/TV room, laundry service, private rental hall, healthcare center, and community activities.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather can be a big factor in choosing which city is right for your family. Monthly, Providence measures about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically falls in October with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Providence receives an average of 36.20 inches of snow. During the summer months, Providence is around 73°F. The summer high rises to about 86°F during the month of July. The summer low falls to around 58°F in the month of June. In winter months, the average air temperature sinks to roughly 33°F. The winter high is roughly 46°F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature gets to roughly 21 °F in the month of February. On average, the humidity rating for Providence is around 65%. Humidity ratings reach their peak during the month of September at roughly 70%. On average, the air quality index rating in Providence is approximately 47.6. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its max during the month of December at about 61.5. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Providence has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a major factor when determining what destination works best. Providence has a sales tax of 7.00%. The median monthly cost for rent in Providence is around $1,477 and the median value for a house for Providence costs around $180,586. The rent burden for Providence is around 24.1% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Providence, 3.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Providence is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Providence, out of the total population 1.2% practice Judaism, 0.4% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Providence 45.1% practice Catholicism, 1.6% are Baptists, and 1.6% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Providence, 45.6% are nonbelievers. Demographically, Providence is 19.5% other or not specified, 42.0% Hispanic, 6.2% Asian, 4.2% mixed race, 15.6% black, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.3% Native American, and 52.9% white. During the previous presidential election, 13.9% voted Republican, 82.3% voted Democrat, and 3.7% voted for a third party candidate in Providence county. Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Providence is 30 years old. In Providence, 18.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.1% are over the age of 60, 3.7% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. Of the population of Providence 13.9% have a graduate degree, 26.9% have a high-school diploma, and 30.1% have a college degree. Providence has a population density of 3,783 people per square mile. The current population of Providence is shrinking at a rate of -0.001%. In Providence, 4.4% consider themselves widows, 62.8% participate in the labor force, 11.5% do not have health insurance, and 26.9% live in poverty. In terms of crime, Providence has 33.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.3 violent crimes per 1000 residents.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals might be a major factor in determining the right community for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Providence include The Miriam Hospital, Roger Williams Medical Center, and Women &Amp; Infants Hospital Of Rhode Island. In total, there are 5 hospitals located in Providence which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

State Information

An overview of Rhode Island

Residents of Rhode Island enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 1st in the United States. Rhode Island is ranked 26th in quality of life and 5th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Rhode Island has a cost of living index of 122.5, a grocery index rating of 106.2, and a housing index rating of 129.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. In total, Rhode Island has 13 general hospitals and 46 health centers that provide care for 1,058,145 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Rhode Island are Newport Hospital, South County Hospital Inc., and And The Miriam Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In Rhode Island, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 677 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-14%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Rhode Island there are 30 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Rhode Island residents voted Republican and 54% voted Democrat. The state of Rhode Island ranks 21st in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 11.46 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Rhode Island is around 4.48 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. The average air quality index rating in Rhode Island is 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 51.4, AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Rhode Island drops to around 32°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44°F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 17°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 83°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55°F during the month of June. While residents of Rhode Island mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Rhode Island can include hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of whorled pogonia, pin and post oaks, tuliptree, and cattails. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the finback, the american burying beetle, the lobsters, or the humpback whales. The state animal of Rhode Island is the the rhode island red bird.