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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Shrewsbury nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Shrewsbury, MA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Shrewsbury or another care type is right for you. Browse 204 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Shrewsbury.

Nursing Homes near Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

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Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

311 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

4.3
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

The Residence at Orchard Grove

258 Walnut St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Sunrise of Burlington

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

4.6
(43 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...

Atria Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

4.3
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702

4.2
(43 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...

Brookdale Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

4.0
(43 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...

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?...

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...

Atria Bay Spring Village

147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806

4.3
(37 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...

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...

Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171

4.2
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA 01752

4.3
(33 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 Reserve at East Longmeadow

741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028

3.7
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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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

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that offers residence to at least two persons who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide personal care, maintenance and other health related services for those who are unable to take care of their needs.

Nursing homes are a convenient and comfy living option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often allow persons 55 and above (a rarity in the realm of senior care).The most common mental disease experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their decision making capacities, memory function, and and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings. A significant amount of inhabitants tend to be single women with less social support, and almost half of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, have your representative notified about your care, be free from restraints, and spend time with visitors. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with interpersonal social issues. These can encompass verbal antagonism, resisting aid, or a tendency to wander. Often times persons might select to live in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental disability that makes it difficult for them to accomplish the activities of daily living.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is influenced by the community where it is located. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Shrewsbury is about $1,763 and the median price for a house for Shrewsbury is around $393,857. The rent burden for Shrewsbury is about 16.7% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Shrewsbury is 41 years old. Of the population of Shrewsbury 56.6% have a college degree, 17.3% have a high-school diploma, and 26.8% have a graduate degree. In Shrewsbury, 5.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Shrewsbury is 3.5% black, 17.9% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 5.0% Hispanic, 4.2% mixed race, 0.7% other or not specified, 73.6% white, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Shrewsbury, 68.6% participate in the labor force, 5.1% consider themselves widows, 2.5% do not have health insurance, and 4.6% live in poverty. Currently, the population of Shrewsbury consists of 36,716 people. Shrewsbury has a population density of 683 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Massachusetts citizen is ranked 8th nation-wide. Additionally, Massachusetts is ranked 2nd by standards of healthcare. 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. There are 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 Massachusetts residents. 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, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. 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 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. During the latest presidential election, 33% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. Massachusetts experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. On average, Massachusetts has an air quality index rating of around 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 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. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in the month of January. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7F during the month of December. 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 eastern hemlock, flowering dogwood, butterfly weed, and white spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bats, the blue flag, the white pine, or the new England aster. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Massachusetts

Artisan at Hudson, Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury and Adelaide of Newton Centre are the top rated nursing homes near Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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