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Best Assisted Living Facilities in Lowell, MA

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92 West Street, Wilmington, MA 01887 Rating

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4.7 (37)
5.0 (2)

Why choose this provider?

Windsor Place of Wilmington offers assisted living programs for individuals in Lowell who require help with their daily activities. Its assisted living plan includes up to one hour of daily assistance for tasks such as bathing, showering, and administering medications. The facility features 87 apartments that are available in various floor plans. These apartment units are equipped with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, fire alarms, personal emergency response call systems, and motion monitor safety systems.

  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care

141 Elm Street, Andover, MA 01810 Rating

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4.7 (27)
3.4 (5)

Why choose this provider?

Stone Hill at Andover, managed by Northbridge Communities, provides an assisted living neighborhood for the seniors of Lowell and nearby areas. Though supported with day-to-day demands, it promotes an environment where individuals still live and maintain their independence and freedom. Its care specialists perform various tasks, such as helping elders choose an outfit for themselves, assisting them with bathing, and cleaning their spaces. The facility offers Northbridge Communities' signature programs, including Artists in Residence. The initiative focuses on igniting residents' creative interests.

  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care

21 Broadway Road, Dracut, MA 01826 Rating

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4.2 (39)
4.8 (36)

Why choose this provider?

The Arbors at Dracut, Massachusetts, offers custom care plans tailored for residents throughout Lowell. Its services include medication management and housekeeping. It also employs a team of professionals that operates 24/7 and includes nurses that assist residents with various daily tasks like dressing and bathing. The center is under The Arbors Assisted Living, a third-generation family-owned business. It participates in local community development through The Arbors Gives Back, a non-profit organization that supports efforts to treat individuals with lupus, Alzheimer's, and breast cancer.

  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Respite

4 Technology Drive, North Chelmsford, MA 01863 Rating

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4.0 (6)
5.0 (1)

Why choose this provider?

The Residence at Freeman Lake offers assisted living care to seniors in and around Lowell. Its staff collaborates closely with residents and their families to design a program that includes as little or as much care as they require or prefer. This includes services such as medication management, overnight nursing, and safety checks. Residents also receive three chef-prepared meals daily, enrichment activities, fitness classes, and transportation. The facility is managed by LCB Senior Living, which recently won the 2022 Hope on the Harbor award from the Alzheimer's Association.

  • Meal Service
  • Laundry
  • Independent Living

Compare our Top Assisted Living Facilities

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Windsor Place of Wilmington
92 West Street, Wilmington, MA 01887
Stone Hill at Andover
141 Elm Street, Andover, MA 01810
The Arbors at Dracut, Massachusetts
21 Broadway Road, Dracut, MA 01826
The Residence at Freeman Lake
4 Technology Drive, North Chelmsford, MA 01863


  • How is assisted living different from a nursing home?

    Nursing homes are for people who require round-the-clock care, while assisted living facilities are for those who need some help, but are also capable of managing some of their daily activities on their own. Nursing homes are more expensive, and may look more like a clinic or hospital rather than a home.

  • What are Activities of Daily Living or "ADLs"?

    You’ll hear about ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living, when you’re researching assisted living facilities. These are the basic tasks that we undertake each day, such as dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, and walking. Not being able to do several of the ADLs is a sign that you or your loved one should consider moving to an assisted living facility.

  • Do I pay for assisted living on a monthly basis?

    Usually, yes. You should receive a statement each month that indicates the base fee (the rent you're paying for your space) along with a services fee, which covers the time spent by staff members helping the resident with their ADLs.

  • Are there low-cost options for assisted living facilities?

    HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development) has a program called Section 202 that provides supportive housing for very low-income elders, and your local agency for the elderly will have information on state and regional programs.

  • Am I allowed to keep my car at an assisted living facility?

    Probably, but you will need to talk to the facility to find out what its rules are for residential driving. There may be an additional parking fee required. If you do not drive, your facility should be able to offer rides to shopping and health care appointments.

  • Do assisted living facilities allow pets?

    They may — you will need to ask if your pet is allowed. Cats are often fine, but there may be restrictions on large dog breeds or on the number of pets that are allowed.

  • What happens if the resident’s health declines after they are in an assisted living facility?

    Many assisted living facilities include several levels of care, so if declining health means that more care is required, they can stay where they are, although the cost will increase. You can also consider hiring a private duty nurse or moving the resident to a more comprehensive care nursing home.