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Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

40 Clapboardtree St, Norwood, MA 02062

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree, we are committed to ensuring that our every service and amenity will help create the enriched, active life you deserve. It starts with our surroundings. Our community beautifully balances privacy, safety and security, with well-appointed dining rooms...

White Oak Cottages

6 Longwood Drive, Westwood, MA 02090

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our goal at White Oak Cottages is to offer our residents homes where they enjoy excellent quality of life and quality of care. The home itself has been thoughtfully designed with the happiness and well being of our residents in mind. The White Oak Cottages are homes where people want to live and...

Sunrise of Norwood

86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA 02062

4.3
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Traditions of Dedham

735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026

4.6
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Since 2002, Traditions of Dedham has been committed to not only our residents, but also the Dedham and neighboring community seniors for over 15 years. We are your trusted choice with a great reputation for quality and care. Here you'll find an active, vibrant senior community at Traditions of...

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Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

140 University Avenue, Westwood, MA 02090

3.8
(8 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Bridges® by EPOCH at Westwood is a memory care assisted living community located in Norfolk County offering exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory impairment. Bridges® by EPOCH communities have been purposefully designed...

The Linden at Dedham

391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026

4.0
(36 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...

New Pond Village, a CCRC

180 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, Studio

Benchmark Senior Living at New Pond Village located in Walpole, MA provides independent living 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? Wouldn’t it be great to have...

NewBridge on the Charles

6000 Great Meadow Rd, Dedham, MA 02026

4.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Edelweiss Village

2220 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Cornerstone at Canton

175 Revere Street, Canton, MA 02021

4.2
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Orchard Cove Hebrew SeniorLife

1 Del Pond Dr, Canton, MA 02021

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Orchard Cove is a warm, inclusive, and award-winning senior living community in Canton, Massachusetts. Created by Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a leading nonprofit senior care and aging research organization, Orchard Cove is known for its resident-driven culture....

The Wingate Residences of Needham & One Wingate Way

235 Gould Street, Needham, MA 02494

4.1
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Adelaide of Newton Centre

157 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Arbors at Stoughton

2121 Central St, Stoughton, MA 02072

4.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Pettee House at Newton

277 Elliot St, Newton, MA 02464

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Sophia Snow House

1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Sophia Snow Place is a 164 year old not-for-profit, retirement community that offers two options for living. The Residences at Snow Place are 66 independent living apartments with entry fees and low monthly fees with the option of adding on services.Sophia Snow House is a licensed option that...

Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

4.2
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Boylston Place at Chestnut Hill is a senior living community that provides traditional assisted living with security and every opportunity for a full, enriching life. Owned and operated by Wingate Senior Living, Boylston Place is located in one of Massachusetts' most exclusive and picturesque...

The Falls At Cordingly Dam

2300 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462

4.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Waterstone at Wellesley

27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481

4.3
(7 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Located along the banks of the Charles River, Waterstone at Wellesley is a premier senior living community offering both independent living and assisted living. Here, a world of luxury, attentive service and convenience come together to support and inspire a rewarding, carefree life.Residents of...

Whitney Place at Sharon

675 South Main Street, Sharon, MA 02067

4.8
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

NOW OPEN!This community offers traditional assisted living residences and memory care assisted living—warm and gracious settings for older adults needing a little help with daily routines, featuring private and shared apartments. Residents there will receive individual attention from nurses,...

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Westwood, Massachusetts


Nursing Homes

A nursing home community provides lodging to at least two persons who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of residence provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide healthcare services for those who are unable to care for their needs because of mental or physical conditions, including age.

This type of community is a convenient and comfortable living alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely allow access to individuals 55 and greater (a rarity in the world of senior care).Many residents of nursing homes are humans with interpersonal social issues, which can encompass verbal lash-outs, resisting support, or a tendency to wander. Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, emergency dental services, dietary services, and nursing and related services to residents. Often times seniors might decide to live in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals. A large number of inhabitants tend to be single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. The most frequent mental issue effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity, memory function, and decision making capacities.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when choosing which care option meets the needs of you or your loved one. The rent burden for Westwood is about 19.2% of the average monthly income. Westwood has a median home value of about $662,125 and the median cost of rent is around $2,528 per month per month.


Demographics and Values

Westwood has a population density of 553 people per square mile. The total population of Westwood consists of 15,597 people. Based on gender, 48.7% are male and 51.3% are female. The median age of Westwood is 45 years old. In Westwood, 7.9% have some form of disability, 67.6% participate in the labor force, 6.4% are widows, and 0.9% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 70.4% have a college degree, 33.7% have a graduate degree, and 11.9% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Westwood is 7.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% mixed race, 1.9% Hispanic, 89.5% white, 0.0% Native American, 1.1% other or not specified, and 0.3% black. In Westwood, 7.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military.


State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Massachusetts citizen is ranked 8th nation-wide. Additionally, Massachusetts is ranked 2nd by standards of healthcare. The state of Massachusetts has 78 hospitals and 129 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,941,273. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 26th in the United States. In terms of resources, Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8, a grocery index rating of 113.9, and a housing index rating of 170.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average.


Social demographics of the state

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. 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. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.


State-wide weather information

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 average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.5 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Massachusetts drops to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of January. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 7F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is 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. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. 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 sycamore, eastern red cedar, flowering dogwood, and American beech. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the spotted geranium, the spike gayfeather, the cardinal flower, or the black bears. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Massachusetts

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

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