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  • The Residence at Melrose Station

    The Residence at Melrose Station

    158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176
    (13)
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    The Residence at Melrose Station opened the summer of 2017 and offers 65 up-scale rental apartment homes that may be for either Independent (retirement) or Assisted Living, or a combination of both as there is no delineation between apartments. If one is Independent Living, for instance and develops...

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  • Atria Maplewood Place

    Atria Maplewood Place

    295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148
    (29)
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    At Atria Maplewood Place, you'll find a friendly, family-like environment in a peaceful New England town. Residents are close to shopping, the theater, movies, places of worship and Revere Beach. Atria Maplewood Place combines the convenience of city life with the comforts of country living. Atria...

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  • Prospect House

    Prospect House

    420 Reservoir Avenue, Revere, MA 02151
    (11)
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    Prospect House is an assisted living community located in the oceanfront neighborhood of Revere. Opened in 2002, the house features 109 apartments and offers a staff of trained professionals and state-of-the-art services. New Spring Senior Communities is a group of four unique Massachusetts...

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  • Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

    Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

    73 Chestnut Street, Saugus, MA 01906
    (38)
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    Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is proudly a CMS 5-star rehabilitation center that provides top-of-the-line post acute care to the North Shore community. Nestled in the charming neighborhood of Saugus off Route 1, Chestnut Woods is a warm and comfortable community offering...

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  • Sunrise of Lynnfield

    Sunrise of Lynnfield

    55 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (14)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn

    Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn

    One Cedar Street, Woburn, MA 01801
    (6)
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    Assisted Living Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn in Woburn, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life activities. If you or your loved one needs help with medication management, bathing, dressing, or transportation to...

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  • Leonard Florence Center for Living

    Leonard Florence Center for Living

    165 Captain's Row, Chelsea, MA 02150
    (1)
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    The Leonard Florence Center for Living, a state-of-the-art, 100-bed skilled nursing home sponsored by the Chelsea Jewish Foundation, is now accepting resident applications for its February opening. Located on Admiral's Hill in Chelsea, MA, the Leonard Florence Center for Living is the first urban...

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  • The Residence at Pearl Street

    The Residence at Pearl Street

    75 Pearl Street, Reading, MA 01867
    (23)
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    Conveniently located adjacent to the town center of Reading, Massachusetts and within walking distance to the town common, post office, churches, banks, restaurants and many shops and services found in the thriving town center, our community recently received a $3 million full community renovation....

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  • Windrose at Woburn

    Windrose at Woburn

    857 Main St, Woburn, MA 01801
    (5)
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    Windrose of Weymouth is designed to promote resident interaction through research-based, resident-driven programming conveniently located right outside our apartment doors. Each neighborhood offers a dining room and common areas to encourage resident choice. Our families experience the peace of mind...

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  • Kaplan Estates

    Kaplan Estates

    240 Lynnfield St, Peabody, MA 01960
    (6)
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    Welcome to Woodbridge, a friendly and vibrant assisted living community where safety and comfort are paramount. Located on a wooded knoll in Peabody, Massachusetts, on the North Shore of Boston, Woodbridge offers private rental apartments for seniors. Aviv Centers of Living May News: Aviv Centers...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Reading

    Artis Senior Living of Reading

    1100 Main St, Reading, MA 01867
    (10)
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    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts and needs. The Heart...

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  • Neville Place

    Neville Place

    650 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
    (7)
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    Neville Place 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 Disease Center...

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  • Sunrise of Arlington

    Sunrise of Arlington

    1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476
    (22)
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    Positioned to enjoy the greenery & peacefulness of the Lexington Bike Path on one side and the bustling in-town location of Massachusetts Ave. on the other side, Sunrise of Arlington has the best of both worlds under one roof. Our community is perfect for the resident who prefers an urban...

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  • Windsor Place of Wilmington Assisted Living

    Windsor Place of Wilmington Assisted Living

    92 West Street, Wilmington, MA 01887
    (4)
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    Windsor Place offers independent,assisted and Alzheimer's/memory care. You've mastered the art of living well, and it shows. At Windsor Place Assisted living, you can retire that way, too. No matter what you are looking for in an assisted living residence, you'll find the best of it all at Windsor...

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  • Sunrise of Burlington

    Sunrise of Burlington

    24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
    (32)
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    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 at...

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  • Pilgrim Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing

    Pilgrim Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing

    96 Forest St, Peabody, MA 01960
    (3)
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    With a Five-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and customer and employee satisfaction scores in the top 5% in the nation for 2011 and 2012, Pilgrim Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center offers you the best of both worlds. It's a locally run facility staffed by...

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  • Atria Longmeadow Place

    Atria Longmeadow Place

    42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
    (17)
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    Atria Longmeadow Place is a welcoming senior community nestled in a wooded area of Burlington, Massachusetts. The community is adjacent to town conservation land and located directly across the street from the world-renowned Lahey Clinic. Residents at Atria Longmeadow Place enjoy the best of both...

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  • The Atrium at Veronica Drive

    The Atrium at Veronica Drive

    1 Veronica Drive, Danvers, MA 01923
    (10)
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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 Residence at Vinnin Square

    The Residence at Vinnin Square

    224 Salem Street, Swampscott, MA 01907
    (1)
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    The Residence at Vinnin Square is a premier Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, coming soon to a quiet, wooded parcel in Swampscott, MA. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Lexington NOW OPEN

    Artis Senior Living of Lexington NOW OPEN

    430 Concord Avenue, Lexington, MA 02421
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    Artis Senior Living of Lexington offers specialized memory care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia in Lexington, Massachusetts. Our unique neighborhood-centered community empowers residents to maintain their independence and interests without sacrificing the expert...

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  • The Residence at Watertown Square

    The Residence at Watertown Square

    20 Summer St, Watertown, MA 02472
    (10)
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    We are located in the heart of historic Watertown, steps from the Charles River and an easy proximity to shopping, houses of worship, recreation and the many cultural attractions that the area offers. We serve the communities surrounding us including Belmont, Newton, Waltham and Cambridge. The...

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  • Providence House

    Providence House

    180 Corey Road, Brighton, MA 02135
    (4)
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    Providence House at Corey Park offers independent and assisted living for people age 62 and over who want or need supportive services. The non-sectarian community was co-developed by the Archdiocese of Boston Planning Office for Urban Affairs and E.A. Fish Associates, and is managed by Welch...

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  • Compass on the Bay

    Compass on the Bay

    1380 Columbia Road, South Boston, MA 02127
    (13)
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    Compass on the Bay is a state-of-the-art Memory Support Assisted Living community offering research-based treatment programming for those with varying levels of memory loss, including Mild Cognitive Impairment (early memory loss) and diagnosed Alzheimer's disease in a comfortable dignified...

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  • Landmark at Longwood

    Landmark at Longwood

    63 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120
    (8)
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    Landmark at Longwood is a memory care and assisted living community located in the city of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Our community is located at the epicenter of academics and is also proximal to the coastline. Boston is an ideal destination for family and friends who come to visit the...

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  • Sunrise At Gardner Park

    Sunrise At Gardner Park

    73 Margin Street, Peabody, MA 01960
    (19)
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    Sunrise at Gardner Park, which provides both Assisted Living as well as Reminiscence (memory) Care, has been serving the needs of seniors and their families since 1994. Famous for it's 'Bed and Breakfast' ambiance, Gardner Park is housed within a gracious Victorian Mansion. Besides the 55 private...

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  • Chestnut Park At Cleveland Circle

    Chestnut Park At Cleveland Circle

    50 Sutherland Rd, Brighton, MA 02135
    (11)
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    Benchmark Senior Living at Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle in Brighton, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life activities. If you or your loved one needs help with medication management, bathing, dressing, or...

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  • Evans Park At Newton Corner

    Evans Park At Newton Corner

    430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458
    (18)
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    Evans Park at Newton Corner in Newton, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life activities. If you or your loved one needs help with medication management, bathing, dressing, or transportation to and from doctor’s...

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  • Rogerson House

    Rogerson House

    434 Jamaica Way, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (7)
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    Originally opened as the Boston Alzheimer’s Center in 1997, Rogerson House was the first community in the Boston area to provide care exclusively to individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. Rogerson House continues to be recognized as both a pioneer and leader in the field...

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  • Putnam Farm at Danvers

    Putnam Farm at Danvers

    9 Summer Street, Danvers, MA 01923
    (16)
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    Designed to capture the residential flavor of the neighborhood, Benchmark Senior Living at Putnam Farm boasts features that create the air of a country manor, including a spacious porch with wonderful hilltop views. The community offers residents and families close proximity to the Geriatric Care...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

    126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA 02451
    (15)
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    Waltham Crossings is a comfortable and casual senior living community, with easy access to the surrounding Metrowest area. Residents of Waltham Crossings enjoy chatting with friends in the fireplaced living room, barbecuing among the gardens, or joining in on a game of cards in the Cape Cod room. At...

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  • Wood Haven Senior Living

    Wood Haven Senior Living

    2580 Main St, Tewksbury, MA 01876
    (11)
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    Peregrine's Landing at Tewksbury is an assisted living community specializing in memory care. We believe our residents are our most important resource and we strive to provide an environment where your loved one will live a life full of possibilities. We welcome you to visit and stay for lunch, and...

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  • The Linden at Danvers

    The Linden at Danvers

    220 Conant St, Danvers, MA 01923
    (30)
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    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 stores,...

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  • Atria Marina Place

    Atria Marina Place

    Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171
    (24)
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    At Atria Marina Place, you'll find a welcoming senior community just 10 minutes from Boston on the seaside enclave of Marina Bay. Invite friends and family to enjoy the fresh breeze coming from the water or participate in one of more than 250 monthly activities. Atria Marina Place offers a choice of...

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  • Landmark @ Ocean View

    Landmark @ Ocean View

    3 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915
    (16)
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    Landmark at Ocean View is a beautifully renovated historic building in the heart of downtown Beverly, close to shops, restaurants, churches, the public library and the town common. A community penthouse offers dramatic views of the ocean and city. One monthly fee includes both personal care and a...

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  • Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury (NOW OPEN)

    Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury (NOW OPEN)

    1 Farmstead Lane, Sudbury, MA 01776
    (1)
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    Designed exclusively for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury offers exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle to individuals living with dementia in Middlesex County, as well as peace of mind for their families. Our community is...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings

    20 Charnstaffe Lane, Billerica, MA 01821
    (26)
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    Billerica Crossings, located in the Historical District of the Merrimack Valley, is the only Assisted Living community in town. Our commitment to independence, personalized care, and companionship helps Seniors live an active and dignified lifestyle in a residential setting. Recent winner of the...

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  • Blueberry Hill Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

    Blueberry Hill Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

    75 Brimbal Avenue, Beverly, MA 01915
    (27)
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    Located in the pleasant town of Old Beverly, Blueberry Hill provides skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, and highly specialized pulmonary rehabilitation in our a three-winged, 132-room community. Our dedicated caregivers create a family-like, caring environment with the most...

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  • Maplewood at Weston

    Maplewood at Weston

    99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493
    (14)
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    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 are...

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  • Wingate Residences at Weston

    Wingate Residences at Weston

    75 Norumbega Rd, Weston, MA 02493
    (4)
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    Wingate Residences at Weston is ideally located overlooking the Charles River. We have an onsite hair salon, Greenhouse and Patio area. We offer a full recreational program that meets the needs of the individual resident. Our community offers 24-hour skilled nursing for short and long term care...

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  • Standish Village

    1190 Adams Street, Boston, MA 02124
    (11)
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    Standish Village 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 Disease...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

    Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

    One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA 01773
    (2)
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    Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons is a state-of-the-art assisted living community for people living with Alzheimer's or dementia and is located in Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Our campus facilities are tailored for the individual needs of residents with dementia in the historic...

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  • The Falls At Cordingly Dam

    The Falls At Cordingly Dam

    2300 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462
    (12)
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    A magnificent waterfall that once powered an 18th century mill creates a dramatic setting for The Falls at Cordingly Dam. Tucked away in a charming historic village, this is an extraordinary natural haven where fond memories and family traditions thrive. Inside, you'll find a familiar feeling of...

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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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  • Blaire House of Tewksbury Assisted Living

    Blaire House of Tewksbury Assisted Living

    10-B Erlin Terrace, Tewksbury, MA 01876
    (15)
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    The Blaire House of Tewksbury is a 131-bed skilled nursing center. We are family owned and operated by the Essex Group Management Corp, servicing the health care needs of seniors for over 50 years. We specialize in Short and Long Term care, Rehab, Sub-acute care, and Alzheimer's Specialty care. Our...

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  • Stone Hill at Andover NOW OPEN

    Stone Hill at Andover NOW OPEN

    141 Elm Street, Andover, MA 01810
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    Stone Hill Assisted Living and Memory Care is located in picturesque Andover, MA is just off I-495 and minutes from the quaint shops and restaurants of historical downtown Andover. This brand new state-of-the-art community is currently under construction and scheduled to open Spring 2019. Stone Hill...

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  • Bayberry at Emerald Court

    Bayberry at Emerald Court

    2000 Emerald Court, Tewksbury, MA 01876
    (15)
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    Welcome to a new way of life at Bayberry at Emerald Court. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood in Tewksbury, MA, Bayberry is an assisted living community ideally located just minutes from major shopping, entertainment and medical centers with easy access to I-93 and I-495. Bayberry offers...

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  • Bridges by Epoch at Andover

    Bridges by Epoch at Andover

    254 Lowell St., Andover, MA 01810
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    Designed exclusively for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, Bridges by EPOCH at Andover offers exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle to individuals living with dementia in Essex County, as well as peace of mind for their families. Our community is now...

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  • Atria Marland Place

    Atria Marland Place

    15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810
    (36)
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    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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  • NewBridge on the Charles Memory Care

    NewBridge on the Charles Memory Care

    6000 Great Meadow Rd, Dedham, MA 02026
    (1)
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    You want the best for your loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. So do we. Strongly informed by research, memory care assisted living at NewBridge on the Charles offers comfortable and secure apartments and living areas, stimulating programming that keeps residents...

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  • The Linden at Dedham

    The Linden at Dedham

    391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026
    (25)
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    Brookdale Dedham is a premiere assisted living and memory care community in Dedham, Massachusetts. Our community boasts an ideal location surrounded by conservation land on the Charles River just minutes from some of the country's best shopping, dining and medical centers. Dedham has a rich history...

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Melrose, Massachusetts

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides room and board to two or more seniors who have no family ties to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide maintenance, personal care and other health related services for seniors who cannot care for their own needs due to the effects of aging.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfortable living alternative for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently take in individuals 55 and above which is unusual for other senior care types.The most frequent mental issue experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their decision making capabilities, memory function, and and familiarity. Often times seniors may select to live in a nursing home due to a physical or mental impairment that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their standard of living. Many inhabitants are single women with less social support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. Nursing homes are required to provide a professionally directed program of activities, dietary services, nursing and related services, and medically-related social services to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be treated with respect, get proper medical care, spend time with visitors, and be free from restraints.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a big influence when choosing which destination meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Melrose is about 19.7% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Melrose is around $1,998 and the median price of a home in Melrose is about $463,186.

Demographics and Values

Melrose has a population density of 2,338 people per square mile. The total population of Melrose consists of 28,367 people. In terms of education, 54.9% have a college degree, 16.2% have a high-school diploma, and 24.4% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. The median age of Melrose is 41 years old. In Melrose, 3.9% live in poverty, 0.9% do not have health insurance, 9.3% have some form of disability, and 5.0% are widows. Demographically, Melrose is 0.0% Native American, 3.3% Hispanic, 0.4% other or not specified, 87.9% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.5% black, 2.0% mixed race, and 6.1% Asian. In Melrose, 6.5% of the people are veterans.

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. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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 terms of personal well-being, Massachusetts ranks 2nd in healthcare and 8th in quality of life compared to other states. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

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 religion, 23% of Massachusetts residents attend religious services among the 4,200 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Massachusetts drops to around 28�F. The average high winter temperature is around 45�F in the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7�F in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68�F. The average high summer temperature is around 85�F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50�F during the month of June. 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 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 american beech, white spruce, flowering dogwood, and eastern hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the spotted geranium, the bobcats, the lanceleaf coreopsis, or the white pine. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.