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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Worcester 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 Worcester, 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 Worcester or another care type is right for you. Browse 205 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Worcester.

Nursing Homes near Worcester, Massachusetts

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Dodge Park Rest Home

101 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606

4.7
(22 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

The Oasis at Dodge Park

102 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606

4.7
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Tatnuck Park At Worcester

340 May Street, Worcester, MA 01602

4.6
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

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...

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Pacifica Senior Living Victoria Court

55 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920

4.6
(63 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...

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 Village at Buckland Court

432 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

4.2
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Village at Buckland Court is a charming 'country estate' nestled amidst beautiful farm land, with expansive lawns and gardens. Inspiring outdoor sitting areas, a gazebo, and an herb garden provide the setting for arts, leisure, and fitness activities. Private walking paths and gazebos grace...

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...

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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
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Worcester, MA

Worcester nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These facilities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Worcester, MA

The median monthly cost for a private room in a Worcester nursing home is about $11,300, and the median monthly cost of a private home in a nursing home in the state of Massachusetts is around $13,200, according to Genworth.

Worcester, MA offers many great nursing home options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Worcester, MA

Cost of Living

The costs associated with living in Worcester are rated nine points above the national average, although the cost of living is 10% lower than the state average, and housing costs are significantly lower than average, as well. Grocery and other essential costs, however, are rated slightly higher. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
109 106 $1,401 21.4% of residents spend over 30% of their income on rent $210,195 $45,869 The top estate tax rate is 16% (exemption threshold: $1 million)

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals in Worcester include:

  • UMass Memorial Medical Center — With 749 beds and a staff of more than 1,200, UMass Memorial offers a full range of services and has been highly rated in several heart surgery procedures as well as colon and lung cancer surgeries.
  • Saint Vincent Hospital — A teaching hospital with 272 staffed beds, Saint Vincent provides general medical care to patients of all ages, and has been acclaimed for its cardiology services and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) procedures. The hospital was founded in 1893 and is now owned by Vanguard Health Systems.

Weather and Climate

Worcester’s climate is classified as humid continental, typically consisting of warm summers and cold winters. The average humidity level is about 66%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at roughly 71%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
69°F 82°F (July) 55°F (July) 29°F 40°F (December) 18°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
41 (Good) 54 in December (Moderate)

Moderate air quality rating means that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should limit the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (October) 51”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Worcester County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
69.9% 27.5% 5.6%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
498,997 185,677 1,918 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.25%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 24% 9% 5% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
30% 30% 12%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
7.6% 13.1% 21.3% 0.5% <0.1% 56.2% 4.3%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
5,620 23 7

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
8% 61% 15% 22% 6% 5%

Worcester is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The city is protective of its LGBTQ+ community, according to a 2014 study by Vocati.com, which named Worcester the 26th most LGBTQ+ friendly city in the United States. The city hosts an annual pride day with a parade and festival.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Pronounced “Wuh-ster” — or often “Wuh-stah” by locals — Worcester is the second-largest city in all of New England. Though it may seem like a small town compared to Boston, Worcester is known as “The Heart of the Commonwealth” and rivals many major cities when it comes to art, culture, and history.

Fine-art fanatics can spend hours at the Worcester Art Museum, which opened in 1898 and contains more than 38,000 works of art from all over the world. For theater and classical music aficionados, there’s the grand, historic Mechanics Hall as well as the Hanover Theater for the Performing Arts, both internationally recognized for their world-class productions and ornate designs. Then there’s Worcester’s annual stART on the Street festival, which allows residents and visitors free admission to view works by more than 300 artists, crafters, and street performers.

Worcester offers plenty of options for history buffs, too:

  • The Worcester Historical museum is devoted to local history and runs Salisbury Mansion, a house museum built in 1772 and restored to its 1830s appearance.
  • The American Antiquarian Society — the oldest historical society in the U.S. — collects and preserves printed materials from the country’s first European settlements through the late 1800s.
  • Bancroft Tower was built in 1900 in honor of George Bancroft, a Worcester statesman who served as a U.S. diplomat and secretary of the Navy. Made of stone and granite, the tower stands 56 feet high, giving it the appearance of a miniature medieval castle.
  • The Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans Memorial is an impressive four-acre area consisting of a pond, walking paths, and multiple granite structures.

Thanks to Worcester Lunch Car Company, which built many diners in the early- to mid-1900s, you can still find many old-fashioned lunch car diners around town, including the Boulevard Diner, Chadwick Square Diner, and Miss Worcester Diner.

Transportation

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) provides public bus services throughout Worcester and several surrounding cities. Residents over 60 or people with disabilities can ride the bus at half the regular fare, but they must provide proper identification. The WRTA local bus services, as well as train services connecting riders to Boston, run from Worcester’s historic Union Station.

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.

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Artisan at Hudson, Bridges by EPOCH at Sudbury and Cedarbrook Village at Ware NOW OPEN are the top rated nursing homes near Worcester, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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