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Senior housing types near Worcester, MA

  • Tatnuck Park At Worcester

    Tatnuck Park At Worcester

    340 May Street, Worcester, MA 01602
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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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  • Dodge Park Rest Home

    Dodge Park Rest Home

    101 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606
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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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  • The Oasis at Dodge Park

    The Oasis at Dodge Park

    102 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606
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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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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings

    311 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
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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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  • Brookdale Eddy Pond West

    Brookdale Eddy Pond West

    669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501
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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 Orchard Grove

    The Residence at Orchard Grove

    258 Walnut St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
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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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  • Whitney Place at Northborough

    Whitney Place at Northborough

    238 W Main St, Northborough, MA 01532
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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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  • Whitney Place at Westborough

    Whitney Place at Westborough

    5 Lyman St, Westborough, MA 01581
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    Established in 1995, Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Westborough 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, assisted living Residents enjoy delicious...

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  • Artisan at Hudson (Opening Fall 2020)

    Artisan at Hudson (Opening Fall 2020)

    235 Washington Street, Hudson, MA 01749
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    Artisan at Hudson is ready to embrace you and help you create the journey you want! You get to define the lifestyle and culture you want. Join us for activities, resources and services to make your life easier.

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  • Atria Draper Place

    Atria Draper Place

    25 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA 01747
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    Atria Draper Place offers a relaxing senior community in the historic New England town of Hopedale. Residents enjoy taking a stroll down to the pond or quietly reading a book from the public library. A variety of lectures and entertainment provide social interaction for residents, friends and family...

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  • Sunrise of Leominster

    Sunrise of Leominster

    6 Beth Avenue, Leominster, MA 01453
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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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  • Blaire House of Milford Assisted Living

    One Railroad Street, Milford, MA 01757
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    Blaire House of Milford Assisted Living offers compassionate care in a peaceful neighborhood setting. We are located less than half a mile west of the Charles River and also enjoy activities at nearby parks and natural areas. We enjoy easy access to shopping and restaurants as well as day trips to...

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  • Cornerstone at Milford

    Cornerstone at Milford

    11 Birch Street, Milford, MA 01757
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    Cornerstone at Milford 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...

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  • Brookdale Cushing Park

    200 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702
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    Quality Care Today and Tomorrow If 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 life...

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  • The Residence at Valley Farm

    The Residence at Valley Farm

    369 Pond Street, Ashland, MA 01721
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    Located in historic Ashland, our brand-new community boasts easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, I-495 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area. We offer 80 apartments for 84 residents; a combination of 29 studio, 29 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom...

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  • The Branches of Framingham (Now Open)

    The Branches of Framingham (Now Open)

    518 Pleasant Street, Framingham, MA 01701
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    The Branches of Framingham in Framingham, 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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  • Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

    Mary Ann Morse at Heritage Senior Living Community

    747 Water Street, Framingham, MA 01701
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    Heritage at Framingham is an Assisted Living community where seniors find the services and security they need without giving up the traditions and independence they cherish. Located in eight park-like acres in the Nobscot region of Framingham, Heritage at Framingham offers seniors personal care and...

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  • Manor on the Hill

    Manor on the Hill

    450 N Main St, Leominster, MA 01453
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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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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings

    1160 Main Street, Leominster, MA 01453
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    Residents of Leominster Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- Hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided by a caring...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

    Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

    4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA 02038
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    Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is Franklin's first senior living community. Located on Forge Hill Road less than a mile from routes 140 and 495, Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is a state of the art community that offers a full complement of amenities and supportive services designed to...

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  • Whitney Place at Natick

    Whitney Place at Natick

    3 Vision Dr, Natick, MA 01760
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    Whitney Place combines all the comforts and more convenience than you could ever find at home. It’s a warm and gracious setting for seniors needing a little help with daily routines, featuring private or shared apartments. Residents receive individual attention from our nurses, dedicated Alzheimer’s...

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  • Sunrise of Wayland

    Sunrise of Wayland

    285 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA 01778
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    In beautiful, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care 24 hours a day/7 days a week 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...

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  • Traditions of Wayland

    Traditions of Wayland

    10 Green Way, Wayland, MA 01778
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    Traditions of Wayland is a senior community located in Wayland, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County, which offers assisted living, independent living and Alzheimer's memory care. Based in a stunning New England estate, the residence is surrounded by acres of beautiful land but is still within close...

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  • The Enclave of Franklin

    The Enclave of Franklin

    656 King Street, Franklin, MA 02038
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    Set in Norfolk County in the historic town of Franklin, The Enclave of Franklin is a senior living community where older adults can live comfortably and more independently, with discreet support from a caring, 24-hour staff. In addition to independent and assisted living options, The Enclave of...

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  • Concord Park

    Concord Park

    68 Commonwealth Ave., Concord, MA 01742
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    Concord Park, a Volunteer of America senior community, is conveniently located on Commonwealth Avenue in the heart of the West Concord, MA shopping village. Concord Park offers local seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted living...

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  • Rivercourt Residences

    Rivercourt Residences

    8 W Main St #2, West Groton, MA 01450
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    We invite you to consider RiverCourt Residences for a parent, family member, or for yourself. RiverCourt Residences offers an unbeatable value and a distinctive lifestyle for seniors through custom-tailored options for independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer's Care. This wonderful...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook

    Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook

    10 Devon Drive, Acton, MA 01720
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    Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook in Acton, 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...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

    Benchmark Senior Living at The Commons

    One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA 01773
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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 Lighthouse at Lincoln

    The Lighthouse at Lincoln

    425 Albion Road, Lincoln, RI 02865
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    The Lighthouse at Lincoln is Rhode Island's only specialized memory care assisted living community, providing research-based treatment for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss. Our community is collaborating with McLean Hospital, The Center for Brain/Mind Medicine and...

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  • Atria Lincoln Place

    Atria Lincoln Place

    612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865
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    Atria Lincoln Place is a popular Rhode Island retirement community that offers an active, warm atmosphere with all the comforts of home. A diverse calendar of events provides daily opportunities for staying healthy and socializing. Residents interested in exercising may work out with an instructor...

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  • The Falls At Cordingly Dam

    The Falls At Cordingly Dam

    2300 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462
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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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  • Maplewood at Weston

    Maplewood at Weston

    99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493
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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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  • Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury NOW OPEN

    Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury NOW OPEN

    1 Farmstead Lane, Sudbury, MA 01776
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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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  • Smithfield Woods

    Smithfield Woods

    171 Pleasant View Ave, Smithfield, RI 02917
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    Smithfield Woods is luxurious senior care community in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Our elegant and stately community, located in Providence County, is just minutes from the historic town of Smithfield, with fine dining, shopping, banks and medical offices just minutes away. The dynamic city of...

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  • The Village at Waterman Lake

    The Village at Waterman Lake

    715 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI 02828
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    Comfortable and Distinctive Surroundings The perfect blend of hospitality and healthcare. Breathtaking lake views highlight the picturesque campus of The Village at Waterman Lake. Lavish gardens provide the setting for arts, fitness and leisure, including a nine-hole putting green, Bocce court,...

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  • Bridges by EPOCH at Westford

    Bridges by EPOCH at Westford

    108 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
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    Bridges by EPOCH Memory Care Assisted Living When you need superior Alzheimers, dementia and memory care for your loved one, trust the medical and support staff at Bridges by Epoch Memory Care Assisted Living community in Westford, Massachusetts. Located in a historic town made famous by Paul Revere...

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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
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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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  • Chapel Hill Senior Living

    Chapel Hill Senior Living

    10 Old Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864
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    Chapel HIll is a luxury senior living community in the tranquil village of Chapel Four Corners in Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island. Our community is located just off Route 295, offering a convenient and short drive from the major cities of Providence, Boston, New Haven and Hartford....

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  • New Pond Village, a CCRC

    New Pond Village, a CCRC

    180 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081
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    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...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

    126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA 02451
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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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  • White Oak Cottages

    White Oak Cottages

    6 Longwood Drive, Westwood, MA 02090
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    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...

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  • Sunrise of Norwood

    Sunrise of Norwood

    86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA 02062
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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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  • The Linden at Dedham

    The Linden at Dedham

    391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026
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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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  • NewBridge on the Charles Memory Care

    NewBridge on the Charles Memory Care

    6000 Great Meadow Rd, Dedham, MA 02026
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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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  • Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

    Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

    40 Clapboardtree St, Norwood, MA 02062
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    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 and...

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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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    Our residents are cared for by a team of nurses and care partners around the clock. In addition, we have our Advisory Physician, Dr. Cherie Noe, who is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine available to serve as primary care physician for our residents if desired. Dr. Noe...

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  • Traditions of Dedham

    Traditions of Dedham

    735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026
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    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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  • Evans Park At Newton Corner

    Evans Park At Newton Corner

    430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458
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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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  • Broadview Assisted Living

    Broadview Assisted Living

    547 Central St, Winchendon, MA 01475
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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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  • The Residence at Watertown Square

    The Residence at Watertown Square

    20 Summer St, Watertown, MA 02472
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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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Worcester, Massachusetts

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community offers room and board to at least two persons who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of residence provides its residents with 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers offer specialized care for seniors who are unable to adequately take care of their own needs because of their aging.

Nursing homes are a familiar and easy care choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often persons 55 and above which is uncommon for other senior care types. Many residents of nursing homes may have behavioral problems, which can consist of resisting assistance, verbal outbursts, or a tendency to wander. Nursing homes are required to provide medically-related social services, dietary services, nursing and related services, and pharmaceutical services to residents. A significant amount of inhabitants are bachelors or widows who have smaller social support groups, and about 50% of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. The most common mental condition effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their memory function, and their sense of familiarity, and decision making capabilities. Examples of amenities and services offered at nursing homes can include friendly visitor programs, monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, intravenous or nutrition therapy, and meal programs.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those who have chronic disease or those needing long-term treatment, proximity to hospitals can be an important component when determining which community is right. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Worcester which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Worcester include St Vincent Hospital, Umass Memorial Medical Center Inc, and Adcare Hospital Of Worcester Inc.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a community is based might have a significant influence on the cost of care. Cost of living is a major influence when deciding which community is best for your loved one's needs. Worcester has a sales tax of 6.25%. Worcester has a median home value of around $210,195 and the median cost of rent is $1,401 per month. The rent burden for Worcester is around 21.4% of the average monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air quality, and air temperature of a city can have a profound effect on the well-being of you or your loved one. In the summer months, Worcester is approximately 69F. The summer high temperature is at around 82F in July. The summer low is approximately 55F in June. In the winter months, the average air temperature in Worcester drops to approximately 29F. The highest winter temperature will rise to around 40F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to around 18 F in the month of January. Worcester has a warm-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Worcester is around 40.9. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score is at its highest during December at about 53.6. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. On average, the humidity level for Worcester is roughly 66%. Humidity ratings peak in September at around 71%. Monthly, Worcester measures about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually occurs in October with an average of 6 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Worcester experiences on average 50.50 inches of snow.

Demographics and Values

In terms of crime, Worcester has 7.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 22.8 property crimes per 1000 residents. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Worcester, out of the total population 0.5% practice Judaism, 1.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Worcester 39.8% practice Catholicism, 2.9% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 2.1% are Presbyterians. In Worcester, 47.6% are nonbelievers. Out of the total city population, 49.0% are male and 51.0% are female. In Worcester, 24.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.1% are over the age of 60, 4.9% are over the age of 70, and 4.2% are over the age of 80. The median age of Worcester is 34 years old. In Worcester, 5.1% of the people are veterans. Worcester is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Worcester, 61.2% participate in the labor force, 6.1% consider themselves widows, 3.3% do not have health insurance, and 21.8% live in poverty. Demographically, Worcester is 4.2% mixed race, 5.3% other or not specified, 20.9% Hispanic, 13.2% black, 69.4% white, 0.5% Native American, 7.3% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. During the previous presidential election, 66.9% voted Democrat, 5.6% voted for a third party candidate, and 27.5% voted Republican in Worcester county. Worcester has a population density of 1,918 people per square mile. The current population of Worcester is growing at a rate of 0.002%. In terms of education, 30.0% have a college degree, 29.9% have a high-school diploma, and 11.6% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

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. The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. Massachusetts is ranked 8th in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. There are 78 hospitals and 129 health centers that service a population of 6,941,273. The three highest ranked hospitals in Massachusetts are Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 33% of Massachusetts residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. 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.

State-wide weather information

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. Massachusetts experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 71%. 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 temperature in the winter falls 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. 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. 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, flowering dogwood, eastern red cedar, and white spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the woodchucks, the new england aster, the white pine, or the lanceleaf coreopsis. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.