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The Gables of Fitchburg

935 John Fitch Highway, Fitchburg, MA 01420

4.9
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Residents at The Gables enjoy their spacious apartments in a quaint community with the affordability they deserve.The Gables of Fitchburg is locally owned and offers Assisted Living in the privacy of your own apartment.We offer deluxe studios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms and two bedroom suites...

The Wellington at Springfield

942 Grayson Dr, Springfield, MA 01119

4.2
(95 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810

4.2
(50 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...

Sunrise of Burlington

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

4.6
(41 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...

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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...

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 Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

4.0
(40 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
(37 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 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...

Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493

4.3
(32 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...

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,...

Bedford Falls

5 Corporate Drive, Bedford, NH 03110

4.1
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bedford Falls is a welcoming assisted living community located in Bedford, New Hampshire of Hillsborough County. Our beautifully landscaped community allows residents to feel right at home while enjoying the cozy gazebo or relaxing on the patio with fellow residents and friends. Home of the...

Ledgewood Bay

43 Ledgewood Dr, Milford, NH 03055

4.2
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Methuen Village

4 Gleason Street, Methuen, MA 01844

4.2
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living and a secure residential Compass Memory Support Neighborhood for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Our community features gracious accommodations, numerous amenities, and expansive grounds...

The Village At Willow Crossings

25 Cobb Street, Mansfield, MA 02048

4.1
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Haverhill Crossings

254 Amesbury Rd, Haverhill, MA 01830

2.4
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Benchmark Senior Living at Haverhill Crossing is an assisted living community in the riverfront city of Haverhill, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Our attractive, spacious community sits on a large, landscaped lot overlooking mature woods and lush farmland near Kenoza Lake, downtown shops and the...

Bentley Commons at Bedford

66 Hawthorne Drive, Bedford, NH 03110

4.3
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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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
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses two or more persons who have no familial relation to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its residents with care by registered nurses. These nurses offer care for people who are unable to take care of their own needs.

This type of community is a familiar and easy care option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often persons 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding alternate care types. A large number of residents tend to be bachelors or widows with circles of support, and about 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Many residents of nursing homes may have behavioral difficulties, which can consist of a tendency to wander, resisting assistance, or verbal outbursts. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include specially prepared food, special care services not included in the community’s Medicaid payment, and personal reading materials. The most frequent mental issue effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity, decision making abilities, and memory function. Often times individuals might select to live in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental impairment that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their standard of living.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which location meets the needs of you or your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Fitchburg is about 21.8% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Fitchburg is $183,380 and the median rent is $1,359 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

In Fitchburg, 64.7% participate in the labor force, 17.9% live in poverty, 15.6% have some form of disability, and 6.1% are widowed. Out of the total city population, 51.2% are female and 48.8% are male. The median age of Fitchburg is 35 years old. The total population of Fitchburg consists of 40,793 people. Fitchburg has a population density of 565 people per square mile. Demographically, Fitchburg is 4.0% Asian, 3.7% mixed race, 7.3% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 80.9% white, 26.5% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, and 4.0% black. Of the population of Fitchburg 7.3% have a graduate degree, 20.8% have a college degree, and 35.5% have a high-school diploma. In Fitchburg, 7.9% of the population are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

In terms of personal well-being, Massachusetts ranks 2nd in healthcare and 8th in quality of life compared to other states. The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. 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. There are 78 hospitals and 129 health centers that service a population of 6,941,273. 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 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. 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. During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Massachusetts is 38.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.5 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in 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. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 71%. 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, butterfly weed, eastern red cedar, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the spike gayfeather, the bats, the obedient plant, or the woodchucks. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Massachusetts

Artisan at Hudson, Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury NOW OPEN and Giving Tree Senior Living are the top rated nursing homes near Fitchburg, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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