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Senior housing types near Amherst, MA

  • The Arbors at Amherst

    The Arbors at Amherst

    130 University Dr, Amherst, MA 01002
    (2)
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  • Linda Manor Assisted Living

    Linda Manor Assisted Living

    345 Haydenville Road, Leeds, MA 01053
    (4)
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    Linda Manor Assisted Living is an assisted living community, located in the quiet, historic village of Leeds, MA. This modern community is situated in a wooded setting, near transportation for shopping and appointments. Leeds, a part of the City of Northampton, MA, is nestled in the Berkshire...

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  • Keystone Commons

    Keystone Commons

    460 West Street, Ludlow, MA 01056
    (14)
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    Keystone Commons provides Independent, Assisted, Alzheimer's and Memory Care residential living in Ludlow, MA.  Keystone Commons is a rental community that offers people over the age of 55 years a delightful way to live.  Independent Living (44 apartments) provides 31 meals per month,...

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  • River Mills Assisted Living at Chicopee Falls

    River Mills Assisted Living at Chicopee Falls

    7 River Mills Dr., Chicopee, MA 01020
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    River Mills is everything you’d expect from a high-quality assisted living community, combined with the personal character and history of Chicopee, but with a longer term affordability that other communities aren’t offering. We look forward to inviting you to see and experience our thoughtfully...

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  • Orchard Valley At Wilbraham

    Orchard Valley At Wilbraham

    2387 Boston Rd, Wilbraham, MA 01095
    (16)
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    Orchard Valley at Wilbraham blends the best of assisted living with a small town atmosphere. Known for its working farms and annual peach festival, our community embodies close family ties, fond memories and lasting traditions. Just a short drive from Main Street in Wilbraham, MA, Orchard Valley has...

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  • The Wellington at Springfield

    The Wellington at Springfield

    942 Grayson Dr, Springfield, MA 01119
    (24)
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    Be inspired to live life to the fullest when taking up residence at The Wellington at Springfield. Our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Springfield, MA Sixteen Acres/East Longmeadow/Wilbraham line, enriches the lives of seniors by providing an environment that is...

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  • Landmark At Monastery Height

    Landmark At Monastery Height

    110 Monastery Ave., West Springfield, MA 01089
    (23)
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    Built in 1923 and prominently overlooking the city of West Springfield, Our Lady of Sorrows Monastery was renovated in 1999 to become Landmark at Monastery Heights, Senior Living Community. The beautiful building overlooks 18 spectacular acres of lawns, walking paths, and gardens and house 105...

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  • The Reserve at East Longmeadow

    The Reserve at East Longmeadow

    741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
    (25)
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    The Reserve at East Longmeadow is a new and exceptional assisted living and memory care community in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. East Longmeadow is a beautiful city just outside of Springfield, one of the 'greenest' cities in the country with over 2,400 acres of parks. Springfield is also the...

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  • The Atrium at Cardinal Drive

    The Atrium at Cardinal Drive

    153 Cardinal Dr, Agawam, MA 01001
    (16)
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    When looking for long-term care for your loved one who has dementia, you’ll want to make sure it provides the right type of certified memory care specialists and a safe environment with constant monitoring. Will your loved one have personal assistance? Have access to meaningful activities and...

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  • Ruth's House

    Ruth's House

    780 Converse St, Longmeadow, MA 01106
    (11)
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    In 2012, JGS will celebrate 100 years of caring for the elderly in our community. When JGS was first established, the founders made a promise to provide comprehensive and compassionate healthcare services - based upon Jewish traditions and values - to those facing the challenges of aging. Jewish...

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  • Suffield by the River

    Suffield by the River

    7 Canal Rd, Suffield, CT 06078
    (3)
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    Suffield by the River offers everything you could possibly want in senior residential living: - Independent living in beautifully appointed, spacious apartments with a full array of services and amenities. - Assisted living services offering as little or as much assistance as needed. - River's watch...

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  • Broadview Assisted Living

    Broadview Assisted Living

    547 Central St, Winchendon, MA 01475
    (6)
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    Known for its excellent care and quality services, Broadview offers the perfect balance of independence and assistance with daily life when it is needed. Our caring staff makes each day fulfilling with stimulating activities, regular field trips, and opportunities to stay connected with the...

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  • Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

    Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

    550 Old County Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
    (11)
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    Now doing in person tours! Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks is a residential senior living campus dedicated to providing independence, social interaction, and leisure activities for seniors looking for exceptional services and top notch...

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  • The Ivy at Ellington

    The Ivy at Ellington

    123 West Road, Ellington, CT 06029
    (2)
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    The Ivy at Ellington is the newest assisted living residential community from The Arbors Assisted Living Residential Communities. Ellington has its roots as an agricultural community as well as a resort community with Crystal Lake within its boundaries. Conveniently located in Ellington, Connecticut...

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  • Tatnuck Park At Worcester

    Tatnuck Park At Worcester

    340 May Street, Worcester, MA 01602
    (16)
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    Resting at the foot of Worcester's western hills is the historic village of Tatnuck... a place filled with family, fond memories and tradition. Today, traditions continue at Tatnuck Park at Worcester, a respected and valued assisted living community. Built on the site of a former family estate,...

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  • Brookdale Eddy Pond West

    Brookdale Eddy Pond West

    669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501
    (33)
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    Freedom to Live Well Get ready to exchange cooking, cleaning and laundry for a rich and full retirement experience. At our assisted living and memory care community in Auburn, Massachusetts, we handle the household chores so you can spend more time doing the things you love. With cozy private...

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  • The Oasis at Dodge Park

    The Oasis at Dodge Park

    102 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606
    (4)
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    The Oasis at Dodge Park provides Dementia and Alzheimer's care in Worcester MA. The Alzheimer's Program at the Oasis is designed to promote independence within a comfortable and safe environment. The goal of the program is to help individuals maintain the optimum level of functioning and to maintain...

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  • McLean a CCRC

    McLean a CCRC

    75 Great Pond Rd, Simsbury, CT 06070
    (1)
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    McLean is a not-for-profit continuum of care campus and so much more. It is located on a beautiful 120 acre campus is Simsbury adjacent to Hop Meadow Country Club. All Village residents are social members of the club. The campus has extensive, safe walking trails and gardens. The Village at McLean...

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  • Dodge Park Rest Home

    Dodge Park Rest Home

    101 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606
    (7)
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    Welcome to Dodge Park, Thank you for your interest in Dodge Park Rest Home and Day Club. Dodge Park Rest Home is pleased to continue its tradition of service to the community. This year (2012) will be a milestone for Dodge Park Rest Home and Day Club, when we will celebrating our 45 years...

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  • Brookdale South Windsor

    Brookdale South Windsor

    1715 Ellington Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
    (25)
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    A Place to Call Home When you walk through the doors of our warm and welcoming community, the first thing you notice could be the friendly and dedicated care team, the beautiful and spacious common areas with everything from fine dining to a grand piano or the luxurious amenities and services that...

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  • The Village at Buckland Court

    The Village at Buckland Court

    432 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
    (30)
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    The Village at Buckland Court is a charming 'country estate' nestled amidst beautiful farm land, with expansive lawns and gardens. Inspiring outdoor sitting areas, a gazebo, and an herb garden provide the setting for arts, leisure, and fitness activities. Private walking paths and gazebos grace...

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  • Kimball Farms

    Kimball Farms

    235 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240
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    Kimball Farms, a not-for-profit retirement community in Lenox, Massachusetts, in the heart of The Berkshires of Western MA. Kimball Farms is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering a continuum of care with a variety of housing options. Our approach to retirement and health care is as...

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  • The Residence at South Windsor Farms

    The Residence at South Windsor Farms

    200 Deming Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
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    Located minutes from historic downtown South Windsor, our brand-new community is nestled on beautiful farmland, boasting easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, Wapping Park, I-84 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area. We offer 80 apartments for 86...

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  • Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place

    Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place

    140 Melbourne Rd, Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (7)
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    Our neighborhood setting and spectacular views of the Berkshire Mountains create a beautiful residential atmosphere, one that easily allows us to feel like 'home.' The more than 100 residents at Melbourne are a diverse group in their 60's to 100's. Several couples live here, and an unusually high...

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  • Sunrise of Leominster

    Sunrise of Leominster

    6 Beth Avenue, Leominster, MA 01453
    (18)
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    Sunrise Assisted Living of Leominster is centrally located at the corner of Central Street and Beth Ave, surrounded by a residential neighborhood with easy access to Routes 2, 12 and 190. Inside and out, we offer superbly decorated common areas including beautiful dining areas, living room with...

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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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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

    311 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
    (19)
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    Residents of Shrewsbury Crossings enjoy the pleasure of a close-knit community, the privacy of a spacious apartment home, and the peace of mind that comes from knowing our staff is always available to cater to their individual needs. Our spacious assisted living apartments have room for favorite...

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  • Brookdale West Hartford

    Brookdale West Hartford

    22 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117
    (29)
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    Live The Life You Want No one deserves to spend their golden years worrying about being alone in the event of an emergency or caring the heavy burden of family care alone. That’s why our assisted living and memory care community is here to provide personalized care plans, spacious and comfortable...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings

    1160 Main Street, Leominster, MA 01453
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    Residents of Leominster Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- Hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided by a caring...

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  • The Residence at Brookside

    The Residence at Brookside

    117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT 06001
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    Located minutes from historic downtown Avon, our brand new community is nestled on beautiful farmland, boasting easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area. Our dining room offers "Anytime Dining" from 7am-7pm, a...

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  • Arden Courts of Avon

    Arden Courts of Avon

    100 Fisher Road, Avon, CT 06001
    (10)
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    Nestled in the heart of Farmington Valley, Arden Courts of Avon is a not-for-profit Assisted Living Community designed specifically and focused exclusively on providing memory care for person’s living with Alzheimer’s and related neuro cognitive disorders such as Lewy Body, Frontal Temporal and...

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  • River Ridge at Avon

    River Ridge at Avon

    101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT 06001
    (32)
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    River Ridge at Avon is nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood in the heart of beautiful Farmington Valley. We are conveniently located off Route 44 in the charming town of Avon, minutes from wonderful shops, dining, entertainment, and medical offices. Our superb location complements the...

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  • Atria Hamilton Heights

    Atria Hamilton Heights

    One Hamilton Heights Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119
    (26)
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    Conveniently located in West Hartford, Connecticut, near the dining and shopping of Blue Back Square, Atria Hamilton Heights provides a luxurious lifestyle in one of New England's finest neighborhoods. Our community offers daily opportunities for older adults to stay active, including movie nights...

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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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  • Whitney Place at Northborough

    Whitney Place at Northborough

    238 W Main St, Northborough, MA 01532
    (2)
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    Assisted Living Residences in Northborough, MA A lifestyle with the right amount of freedom and care. Whitney Place is a warm and gracious setting for seniors who may or may not need a little help with their daily routines. In addition to private or shared apartments and individualized care,...

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  • Coleman House

    Coleman House

    112 W Main St, Northborough, MA 01532
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    This state of the art facility in Northborough, Massachusetts, offers 45 skilled nursing residences and 22 assisted living residences designed for individuals with memory loss. The Assisted Living Residence is a much needed alternative to nursing home care and offers personal care with no time...

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  • Brookdale Buckingham Memory Care

    Brookdale Buckingham Memory Care

    1824 Manchester Road, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (9)
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    A Place to Call Home Providing quality care of your loved one is not a responsibility we take lightly here at our memory care community in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Our campus is nestled in the beautiful countryside landscape, offering an idyllic backdrop for our warm and welcoming community. And...

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  • Atria Glastonbury

    Atria Glastonbury

    1177 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (20)
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    Situated just south of East Hartford, bordering Bell-Hebron Linear Park on 14 wooded acres, Atria Glastonbury is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one-...

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  • The Hearth at Glastonbury

    The Hearth at Glastonbury

    281 Western Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (15)
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    The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art cleaning...

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  • Brookdale Chatfield

    Brookdale Chatfield

    One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT 06110
    (16)
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    From the moment you walk through the door of our Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care community in West Hartford, you will feel peace and comfort. To be honest, you might even feel a little bit giddy. It may have something to do with the beautiful common areas, private accommodations...

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  • Whitney Place at Westborough

    Whitney Place at Westborough

    5 Lyman St, Westborough, MA 01581
    (13)
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    Established in 1995, Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Westborough is a warm and gracious setting for seniors who may or may not need a little help with their daily routines. In addition to private or shared apartments and individualized care, assisted living Residents enjoy delicious...

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  • Arden Courts of Farmington

    Arden Courts of Farmington

    45 South Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
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    For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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  • Colebrook Village at Hebron

    Colebrook Village at Hebron

    55 John E. Horton Blvd, Hebron, CT 06248
    (2)
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    Now doing in person tours! Colebrook Village at Hebron opened in May of 2018. We offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care. We have 112 units and are located in a quaint small town in Eastern CT. Surrounded by flora and fauna, our building was designed to maximize the amount 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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  • 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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  • Atria Greenridge Place

    Atria Greenridge Place

    One Elizabeth Court, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    (16)
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    At Atria Greenridge Place, you'll enjoy all the comforts of home and just the right amount of discreet support to help you live independently. This inviting community is situated in a residential neighborhood in Rocky Hill, next to Wethersfield and Newington. You'll find warm, friendly neighbors and...

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  • Farmington Station, A Senior Living Residence

    Farmington Station, A Senior Living Residence

    111 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
    (34)
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    Located in a charming residential neighborhood just minutes from historic downtown, Atria Farmington is a new assisted living community for active older adults. This thoughtfully designed residence provides discreet, 24-hour assistance with day-to-day care needs, as well as a forward-thinking memory...

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  • Cedarbrook Village at Ware (Opening Fall 2020)

    73 South St, Ware, MA 01082
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    Now doing in person tours! Tucked into the verdant hills of the Pioneer Valley is the town of Ware, Massachusetts. Named the “Manour of Peace” in 1716 by its founder, John Read, Ware remains to this day a quiet town that embraces commercial and recreational growth without allowing it to impose on...

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  • The Arbors at Chicopee

    The Arbors at Chicopee

    929 Memorial Dr, Chicopee, MA 01020
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  • The Arbors at Greenfield

    The Arbors at Greenfield

    15 Meridian Street, Greenfield, MA 01301
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Amherst, Massachusetts

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community offers lodging to two or more persons who have no familial ties to the administrator. This type of residence offers its inhabitants 24-hour care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer healthcare services for seniors who cannot adequately take care of their needs due to the effects of aging.

This type of community is a helpful and comfortable living alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will commonly allow persons 55 and greater which is for other senior care types. Types of amenities and services offered at nursing homes might include senior centers, skilled nursing or medical care, intravenous or nutrition therapy, and 24-hour emergency care. A large portion of nursing home inhabitants are persons who experience difficulty seeing and hearing, have mental or physical disabilities, require assistance with daily tasks such as walking, or have incontinence issues. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to make complaints, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, to manage your money, and get information on services and fees. The most frequent mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, memory function, and decision making capabilities. A large number of inhabitants tend to be bachelors or widows with less social support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence when choosing which community is best for your loved one's needs. The median monthly cost for rent in Amherst is about $1,562 and the median price for a home for Amherst is about $349,353. The rent burden for Amherst is about 17.4% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 50.1% are female and 49.9% are male. The median age of Amherst is 21 years old. In Amherst, 3.2% do not have health insurance, 6.1% have some form of disability, 56.5% participate in the labor force, and 2.1% are widowed. Amherst has a population density of 557 people per square mile. The current population of Amherst consists of 39,880 people. Of the population of Amherst 66.7% have a college degree, 42.3% have a graduate degree, and 11.9% have a high-school diploma. In Amherst, 1.8% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Amherst is 0.6% Native American, 1.0% other or not specified, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.1% Hispanic, 12.9% Asian, 75.8% white, 6.1% black, and 3.6% mixed race.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts has 78 hospitals and 129 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,941,273. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Massachusetts ranks 26th in the nation. In terms of resources, Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8, a grocery index rating of 113.9, and a housing index rating of 170.3. 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.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 23% of Massachusetts's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,200 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Massachusetts is 38.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 85F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in the month of January. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7F during the month of December. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Massachusetts mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Massachusetts can include hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of white spruce, eastern hemlock, sycamore, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the blue flag, the cardinal flower, the coyotes, or the cutleaf coneflower. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.