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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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  • Landmark @ Monastery Heights

    Landmark @ Monastery Heights

    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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  • Armbrook Village

    Armbrook Village

    551 North Road, Westfield, MA 01085
    (29)
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    Armbrook Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted living options as well as a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss developed...

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

    Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

    550 Old County Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
    (11)
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    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 supportive living options. ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Residence at South Windsor Farms

    The Residence at South Windsor Farms

    200 Deming Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
    (25)
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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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  • 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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  • The Residence at Brookside

    The Residence at Brookside

    117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT 06001
    (7)
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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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Chatfield

    Brookdale Chatfield

    One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT 06110
    (16)
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    All the Comforts of Home From the moment you walk through the door of our independent and assisted living community in West Hartford, Connecticut, 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 rooms,...

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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 provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value and an experience like no other. At The Hearth at Glastonbury, residents have lots to choose from to help them live well and feel well through our Live More philosophy....

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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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  • Atria Farmington

    Atria Farmington

    111 Scott Swamp Road, 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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  • 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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  • Colebrook Village at Hebron

    Colebrook Village at Hebron

    55 John E. Horton Blvd, Hebron, CT 06248
    (2)
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    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 natural light available. ...

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  • The Atrium at Rocky Hill

    The Atrium at Rocky Hill

    1160 Elm Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    (8)
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    The Atrium at Rocky Hill is an assisted living residence designed exclusively to serving the needs of individuals with memory loss. Our goal, in everything we do, is to create an environment that feels safe and familiar, empowering and fulfilling. Each detail of our unique, single story residence is...

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  • Atria Litchfield Hills

    Atria Litchfield Hills

    376 Goshen Rd, Torrington, CT 06790
    (10)
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    Located between downtown Torrington and Goshen, Atria Litchfield Hills 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- and two- bedroom apartments, most with...

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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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  • 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 Residence at Ferry Park

    The Residence at Ferry Park

    60 Cold Spring Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    (21)
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    Round-the-Clock Care Our assisted and memory care community is nestled on ten beautiful acres in Connecticut, providing a warm and inviting background for the perfect senior living experience. With spacious and comfortable accommodations that feel like home, events and activities that nourish that...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brandywine Living at Litchfield

    Brandywine Living at Litchfield

    19 Constitution Way, Litchfield, CT 06759
    (23)
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    Life is beautiful at Brandywine Senior Living.  We have luxurious individual suites with a private bath and kitchen area.  Meanwhile, on the other side of your door are services to meet your needs, and entertainment to enliven your spirit.  With on-site–not–on–call licensed nurses only steps away,...

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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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  • The Village at South Farms

    The Village at South Farms

    645 Saybrook Road, Middletown, CT 06457
    (22)
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    The Village at South Farms is a cozy 'country estate' with a panoramic valley view that our residents enjoy from the southern-style veranda overlooking its expansive lawns. Lavish gardens surround the community and provide the setting for shaded outdoor seating and walking areas. A terrace off the...

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  • The Village at Kensington Place

    The Village at Kensington Place

    511 Kensington Avenue, Meriden, CT 06451
    (26)
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    The Village at Kensington Place is an elegant country estate nestled among the scenic Hanging Hills of Meriden, CT. Our beautifully manicured campus surrounded by woodlands provides comfortable outdoor sitting areas and the setting for fitness, arts, and leisure activities. A terrace off the main...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Arbors at Chicopee

    The Arbors at Chicopee

    929 Memorial Dr, Chicopee, MA 01020
    (4)
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  • The Arbors at Westfield

    The Arbors at Westfield

    40 Court Street, Westfield, MA 01085
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  • The Arbors at Amherst

    The Arbors at Amherst

    130 University Dr, Amherst, MA 01002
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  • The Arbors at Greenfield

    The Arbors at Greenfield

    15 Meridian Street, Greenfield, MA 01301
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Holyoke, Massachusetts

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses at least two seniors who have no familial relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its inhabitants 24-hour care by registered nurses. These nurses provide health related services for those who cannot properly care for themselves.

Nursing homes are a familiar and easy living choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly persons 55 and older infrequentlyheard of in senior care regarding different care types.Types of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes can include injections, intravenous or nutrition therapy, meal programs, and adult day services . Many occupants of nursing homes are with interpersonal social issues. These can consist of verbal lash-outs, resisting help, or a tendency to wander. A significant amount of inhabitants tend to be bachelors or widows who have circles of support, and almost half of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to form or participate in resident groups, be treated with respect, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, and be free from discrimination. The most frequent mental disease experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their memory recall, and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, and decision making abilities.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a motivating factor when determining what facility fits best. The median monthly rent in Holyoke is around $1,185 and the median home value for Holyoke is around $182,644. The rent burden for Holyoke is about 19.2% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Holyoke, 3.2% do not have health insurance, 57.3% participate in the labor force, 5.6% consider themselves widows, and 17.0% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 51.1% are female and 48.9% are male. The median age of Holyoke is 35 years old. Of the population of Holyoke 9.4% have a graduate degree, 24.2% have a college degree, and 29.2% have a high-school diploma. Currently, the population of Holyoke consists of 40,341 people. Holyoke has a population density of 735 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Holyoke is 51.2% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 84.9% white, 3.8% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.6% other or not specified, 1.6% Asian, and 2.6% mixed race. In Holyoke, 5.5% of the people are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Out of a national average of 100, Massachusetts has a cost of living index rating of 134, a grocery index rating of 114, and a housing index rating of 170. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Massachusetts citizen is ranked 8th nation-wide. Additionally, Massachusetts is ranked 2nd by healthcare standards. Based on natural beauty, Massachusetts ranks 26th in the nation. The state of Massachusetts has 78 hospitals and 129 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,941,273. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68�F. The average high summer temperature is around 85�F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50�F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28�F. The average high winter temperature is around 45�F in the month of January. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7�F 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. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Massachusetts is around 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 tornados.

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 flowering dogwood, eastern red cedar, american beech, and sycamore. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the obedient plant, the cardinal flower, the lanceleaf coreopsis, or the bats. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.