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Senior Living Apartments in Boston, MA

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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Boston, senior citizen apartments in Boston might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Boston and consider their options. With 17 senior rentals in Boston, MA, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Boston 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Boston, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Harbor Islands, Mattapan and Roslindale.
You may also consider nearby communities such as East Bridgewater, Rockland and Winthrop.

Senior apartments facilities near Boston, MA

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My review of Susan Bailis is excellent. [name removed] , the. Exec Dtr, [name removed] & [name removed], the nurse were all so helpful. [name removed]went above & beyond his responsibility to help & keep...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Located just minutes from Symphony Hall, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, residents of the Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community live in the heart of Boston's thriving cultural and entertainment world. Convenient to nearby shopping, restaurants, and a host of...
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It's seven months since we moved into our apt at The Residences at Highland Glenn Westwood, MA. Our Mgr, [name removed] and her staff have made us feel so welcome. All questions and requests have been...
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to The Residences at Highland Glen, a friendly, upscale community for active adults, age 55 or older. Residents will enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Twin Pine Hill in Westwood, yet be in close proximity to everything. Conveniently located off Route 128 at Exit 31B/Westwood- Route 109,...
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I picked this community, because it's a very nice community. Close to my family.Apartment is great. Great surroundings. Beautiful apartments. Close to Stores and highway. Beautiful town. I would recommend to...
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome Home to Westwood Glen Commons. Located in the quaint town of Westwood, MA, Westwood Glen Commons offers newly renovated apartments for age 55 and over. Our mature landscaped grounds and friendly management team will welcome you home. Choose from newly renovated 1 and 2 bedroom apartment...
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Watertown is our home town, [name removed] is able to go shopping and take a walk in familiar surroundings. Biggest plus is when her money runs out, they will keep her and she gets a small amount of her...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Brigham House is an affordable assisted living residence located in Watertown, MA about 10 minutes from downtown Boston. Situated near Watertown Square, Brigham House was born out of the restoration of a historic schoolhouse. Renovated in 2002, the house offers 62 apartments and features a staff...
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

Cost of senior apartments in Boston, MA

The average cost of senior living in Boston is $2,926 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Beverly, MA with an average of $2,366 per month.

Average monthly cost of Senior Apartments in Boston, MA vs. nearby cities

Boston, MA
$2,926/mo
$2,780/mo

Average monthly cost of Senior Apartments in Boston, MA vs. the state and national average

Boston, MA
$2,926/mo
U.S. national average
$1,337/mo

Average monthly cost of Senior Apartments in Boston vs. other types of senior living

$7,234/mo
Senior Apartments
$2,926/mo

Median monthly costs of Senior Apartments in Boston, MA by room type

Studio
$6,100/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,833/mo
2 Bedroom
$3,035/mo

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What families are saying about senior apartments in Boston

Recent reviews for senior apartments in Boston

Westwood Glen Common

3.8
This community is well kept and quiet. I would recommend it.

Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community in Boston, MA

4.0
My Mom is a resident at Susan Bailis Assisted Living Community and everything has been good for her at this facility so far. The staff is very friendly and diverse and helpful if there is an issue. The housekeeping is consistently good and unobtrusive. The facility was extremely helpful in the ...
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Brigham House in Watertown, MA

4.0
My mom has recently made the move into this community and she is getting better day by day in her new living environment. I am overall comfortable with the care she has been receiving and the staff are always attentive to her needs. I am pleased to see them doing there best to try and keep her ...
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Research services for seniors in Boston, MA

In Boston, Massachusetts, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Boston is not car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Boston include a number of bus, commuter rail, subway, and ferry options managed by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Boston has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

Boston offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Medical.

With one of the largest reputations in the county, the city of Boston boasts a wide set of attractions and a vibrant local culture. Some renowned and senior-friendly attractions throughout Boston include the Museum of Fine Arts, the New England Aquarium, and the historic Paul Revere House. The city is also home to a number of senior centers that host wide-ranging activities to fit a variety of interests.

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There are 17 senior apartments facilities near Boston, Massachusetts. See the full list.

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