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Tockwotton on the Waterfront

500 Waterfront Drive, East Providence, RI 02914

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Your parents worked hard to build a good life, a loving family, and a warm home. Why should they live any differently in their senior years? Tockwotton on the Waterfront boasts a new six-acre location on the banks of Providence Harbor, complete with panoramic views of downtown Providence, Rhode...

Capitol Ridge at Providence

700 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908

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Capitol Ridge at Providence is a cozy urban retreat situated in historic Providence, overlooking downtown and of course the State Capitol. The beautiful, historic setting is accented by manicured gardens, private walking paths and gazebos. A terrace off the main dining room offers seasonal...

Wingate Residences on the East Side

One Butler Avenue, Providence, RI 02906

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Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences on the East Side is the area's premiere assisted living community...

Highlands on the East Side

101 Highland Avenue, Providence, RI 02906

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WE ARE NOW OPEN! Exclusively created to celebrate you, your wisdom, your spirit, and your life — The Highlands on the East Side is a newly designed Assisted Living residence with all the comforts of home...and more! We pride ourselves as being the value choice for senior living by offering...

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Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

353 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906

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Imagine spending every day as you wish enjoying friends and family, participating in stimulating cultural and social activities, and surrounding yourself with familiar furnishings in the privacy of your own home. Wingate Residences Living on Blackstone Boulevard is located in one of Rhode...

The Bridge at Cherry Hill

1 Cherry Hill Road, Johnston, RI 02919

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Bella Villa Assisted Living

336 Willett Ave, Riverside, RI 02915

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Welcome to Bella Villa, a small affordable family operated private independent and assisted living facility. Bella Villa accepts individuals that are 50 years of age or older, or disabled. Our staff is highly experienced, courteous, respectful, and are available 24/7 for your personal assistance...

Darlington Assisted Living Centers

123 Armistice Blvd, Pawtucket, RI 02860

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Darlington has four different facilities including 2 traditional assisted living , 2 memory care units and an independent living . Our staff have ongoing education on Dementia care, elder care, communication skills , medications and many more. All of our staff are CPR certified including our...

Anchor Bay at Pocasset

12 Old Pocasset Ln, Johnston, RI 02919

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Each member of our team is truly committed to our residents' overall well-being and happiness.' Pocasset Bay Retirement Living is nestled in a sheltered country setting with beautiful gardens, walking paths and outdoor sitting areas. The community is conveniently located off Interstate 295 on...

Anchor Bay at East Providence

1440 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915

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At Anchor Bay East Providence, our residents enjoy private apartment homes overlooking our wooded grounds and marshland. Residents choose from a variety of apartment floor plans and layouts to find the best apartment home for them. Each home includes individual climate controls, balconies or...

Greenwich Farms at Warwick

75 Minnesota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888

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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?...

Atria Bay Spring Village

147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806

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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 Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living

3 Shalom Drive, Warwick, RI 02886

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The New England style residence, with covered porches, courtyards, gardens and walking paths, welcome you with the warmth and charm of a gracious home.*Professionals will monitor your medications, health safety and well being every day* Round the clock emergency response* Help with dressing,...

Halcyon at West Bay

2783 West Shore Rd, Warwick, RI 02889

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You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can focus on having fun. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. You...

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...

Stillwater Assisted Living Community

20 Austin Ave, Greenville, RI 02828

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All American Assisted Living at Warwick

271 Toll Gate Road, Warwick, RI 02886

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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...

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....

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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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Providence, RI

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and provide amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

When it comes to senior apartments, Providence, Rhode Island offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Cost of Living

Providence, like many other major East coast cities, has a high cost of living when compared to the national average. The cost-of-living index for Providence is rated 13 points higher than the national average, while the grocery index is rated 6 points higher. These index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is equal to the national average.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax113106$1,47724.1%$180,586$40,366The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $1,561,719

Local Hospitals

There are at least 5 general hospitals that provide emergency services to the city. The top hospitals in Providence include:

  • The Miriam Hospital – Founded in 1926, the Miriam Hospital is consistently rated as the top hospital in Rhode Island. The hospital excels in cardiac care, total joint replacement, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and men’s health.
  • Roger Williams Medical Center – This community has a 220 bed acute care community and is home to the Decof Cancer Center which is a nationally recognized as an academic comprehensive care center. This hospital is an academic medical center affiliated with the University of Boston.
  • Women & Infants Hospital Of Rhode Island – One of the nation”s leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns, this hospital provides specialized care catered to the needs of their female patients. Primarily focused on obstetrics, the community also provides top of the line gynecology care.

Weather and Climate

Providence has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences hot summers and cold winters with high humidity year-round. Due to its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Providence is considerably warmer than most other inland cities in the New England region. The city also experiences larger storms including Nor’easters, blizzards, and sometimes even hurricanes. On average, the humidity level for Providence is roughly 65%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at roughly 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low73°F86°F (July)58°F (July)33°F46°F (December)21°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating48 (Good)61 in the month of December (Moderate)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion during this time.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallInclement weather4”6” (October)36”Hurricanes, blizzards

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Providence county

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party82.35%13.94%3.71%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend1,206,642180,3933,783 people per square mileShrinking at a rate of -0.09%



Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree27%30%14%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or moreOther or Not Specified6.2%15.6%42.0%1.3%0.2%52.9%4.2%19.5%


Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens7,011345


UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans10%63%13%27%4%3%

Providence is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As the heart of Rhode Island, Providence is a stalwart of East Coast culture. The city also claims to have the most restaurants per capita of any other major U.S. city. For arts and culture in the city, there are a number of options including the Providence Black Repertory Company, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Tony award-winning Trinity Repertory Company.

During the summer, the city hosts WaterFire which is a massive environmental art installation where 100 bonfires are lit along the banks of the three rivers that pass through downtown Providence. The city also boasts one of the oldest public library systems in the country, which includes the Providence Athenaeum which was founded in 1831 but has roots all the way back to 1751. The library was a favorite of Edgar Allen Poe and H.P. Lovecraft. For recreation, the city is interspersed with a 1,200 acre park system.

One popular park in the system is Roger Williams Park which includes a zoo, botanical garden, a planetarium, and a natural history museum. With plenty of options for both culture and retirement, living in Rhode Island does not get much better than Providence.


The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) offers low-cost bus service throughout Rhode Island. The bus routes operate all over the city, from the Roger Williams Park Zoo to Federal Hill to Thayer Street and more. The city also operates a trolley line that runs through downtown.

Frequently asked questions about Senior Apartments in Rhode Island

Orchard Cove Hebrew SeniorLife, Residences at Highland Glen and The Branches of Framingham are the top rated senior apartments near Providence, Rhode Island. See full list of communities.

There are 156 senior apartments near Providence, Rhode Island. See the full list.

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