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Cornerstone at Canton

175 Revere Street, Canton, MA 02021

4.2
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cornerstone at Canton offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living and a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss developed in affiliation with the Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer's...

Orchard Cove Hebrew SeniorLife

1 Del Pond Dr, Canton, MA 02021

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

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....

Pacifica Senior Living Victoria Court

55 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920

4.5
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our comforts of home philosophy provides elders with a gracious lifestyle in a home-like setting. We offer genuine care and concern for each person in a friendly atmosphere while encouraging independence and freedom of choice. Our goal is to service and accommodate each individual’s needs and...

Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810

4.2
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Sunrise of Burlington

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

4.6
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Burlington is nestled right in the heart of this great town. Our attractively designed apartments overlook suburban neighborhoods, forests and a town baseball field. Enjoy watching baseball and lacrosse practices in your own backyard! If you are a proud Burlington resident you will be...

Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702

4.2
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Quality Care Today and TomorrowIf 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...

Langdon Place of Nashua

319 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, NH 03062

4.7
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Langdon Place of Nashua is located in historic and scenic Nashua, New Hampshire, the only city to be voted 'The Best Place to Live' by Money magazine on two separate occasions. Our lovely city is quaint and welcoming with plenty of recreational, cultural and religious opportunities that our...

Greenwich Farms at Warwick

75 Minnesota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888

4.4
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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?...

Brookdale Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

4.0
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Freedom to Live WellGet 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...

Atria Merrimack Place

85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Linden at Dedham

391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026

4.1
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Linden at Dedham is nestled in an inviting green country setting in a quiet wooded area conveniently located off of Route 95. Although we are not the “shiny penny” in our market, we offer all the comforts of home with unparalleled nursing care, coupled with longevity amongst its staff. As a...

Brookdale Centre of New England

600 Centre of New England Boulevard, Coventry, RI 02816

4.1
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community has been COVID free during this pandemic thanks to our dedicated staff! We are now allowing tours inside our building so you can see in person what a beautiful community it truly is!A little help can go a long way.At our senior living community, you’ll have the help you need and the...

The Linden at Danvers

220 Conant St, Danvers, MA 01923

3.6
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Linden at Danvers is a highly regarded senior care community in Danvers, Massachusetts providing assisted living and memory care services. Our stunning and inviting home-like community enjoys a prime location next to the world famous Cherry Hill Creamery and is just minutes from grocery...

Brookdale Quincy Bay

99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA 02169

4.1
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to the Good LifeIf 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...

Greystone Farm at Salem

242 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079

3.9
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Surrounded by natural woodlands, Greystone Farm at Salem evokes the serenity of a bygone era. In the country kitchen sits a beautifully restored antique loom, brought here by its original owner, fully restored and now a reminder of a simpler time. Thoughtfully designed apartments and amenities...

Atria Bay Spring Village

147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806

4.3
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA 01752

4.4
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

New Horizons is a large not-for-profit continuing care retirement community where a safe, happy, and engaging retirement is everyone's most important concern. Fine dining and extensive activities are vital parts of every day. Our staff of exceptional people has enabled New Horizons to build its...

The Village at Waterman Lake

715 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI 02828

4.7
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Sunrise of Plymouth Beach

97 Warren Avenue, Plymouth, MA 02360

4.5
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Set in a quiet, seaside neighborhood on the bay, Plymouth Senior Living offers gorgeous water views from our wooded campus. Here, you will receive the very best in personalized care from our expertly trained team, including assisted living and memory care. Let us take care of the everyday details...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Canton, Massachusetts

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its occupants with 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These nurses offer care for people who are unable to take care of themselves due to mental or physical conditions, including age.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfy care choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often accept persons 55 and greater (a rarity in the realm of senior care).Nursing homes are required to provide nursing and related services, room and bed maintenance services, pharmaceutical services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents. A large number of residents are single women who have less social support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Often times individuals may decide life in a nursing home due to a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their standard of living. The most common mental disease experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their memory function, and their sense of familiarity, and decision making capacities. Many residents of nursing homes are seniors with . These can comprise of verbal antagonism, resisting care, or an inclination to wander.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a major factor when deciding what community is the best fit for your family. Monthly, the median price for rent in Canton is about $1,962 and the median home value for Canton is around $464,053. The rent burden for Canton is around 21.6% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 53.0% are female and 47.0% are male. The median age of Canton is 41 years old. The current population of Canton consists of 22,829 people. Canton has a population density of 470 people per square mile. In Canton, 5.2% of the population are veterans. In terms of education, 17.8% have a high-school diploma, 24.7% have a graduate degree, and 56.4% have a college degree. Demographically, Canton is 83.0% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.2% Hispanic, 7.2% Asian, 6.1% black, 0.0% Native American, 1.4% other or not specified, and 2.3% mixed race. Out of the total population of Canton, 6.1% are widowed, 70.4% participate in the labor force, 6.0% live in poverty, and 10.7% have some form of disability.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. The state of Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 113.9 and a housing index rating of 170.3. In total, Massachusetts has 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Massachusetts are Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In Massachusetts, 23% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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 temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 85F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50F during the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. On average, Massachusetts has an air quality index rating of around 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. 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, flowering dogwood, sycamore, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the new England aster, the black bears, the cutleaf coneflower, or the bobcats. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Massachusetts

Orchard Cove Hebrew SeniorLife, Sophia Snow House and Adelaide of Newton Centre are the top rated nursing homes near Canton, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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