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Best Assisted Living in Boston
2019

Why These Assisted Living?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored assisted living on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best assisted living in Boston, MA.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 49 35 16

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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All American Assisted Living at Hanson

All American Assisted Living operates a variety of assisted living facilities, including one in Hanson, Massachusetts. Caregivers provide a variety of services, including medication management, personal assistance, and light nursing. Residents can take advantage of scheduled transportation services to attend medical appointments and worship services or just visit the city. The facility also offers housekeeping, laundry, concierge, and maintenance services, along with private dining rooms, a fitness center with specialized programming, and a library.

Hanson, MA 2341

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Artis Senior Living of Reading

Located in St. Reading, Massachusetts, Artis Senior Living of Reading is committed to providing compassionate senior care to its residents. In addition to daily assistance with living tasks, residents have 24/7 licensed nurse availability and medication management at their disposal. Artis Senior Living of Reading provides nutritious meals, with in-between snack stations and encourages residents to have a voice in the menu items. For recreation, residents can visit Artis's Town Center, which hosts a variety of activities and classes.

Reading, MA 1867

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Bayberry at Emerald Court

Bayberry at Emerald Court offers assisted living services to seniors in various Massachusetts areas, including Andover, Lowell, and Chelmsford. For more than two decades, the facility has been providing senior residents with various housing options, including studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartments. Its services include three daily meals, 24-hour staffing, scheduled transportation, medication management, and a retreat stay program. Seniors can stay active with wellness and fitness programs, cultural activities, and educational programs.

Tewksbury, MA 1876

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Bridges by EPOCH at Westford

Bridges by EPOCH at Westford is an assisted care facility located near Boston, Massachusetts, that provides care based on the unique needs of individual clients. The facility's amenities include a salon, a fully stocked library, restaurant-style dining spaces, and large common areas for social gatherings. Staff assist clients with health monitoring, medication and food management, laundry services, and housekeeping. Bridges by Epoch at Westford specializes in helping seniors cope with memory loss.

Westford, MA 1886

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Brightview Country Club Heights

Brightview Country Club Heights, which is located in Woburn, Massachussetts, promises vibrant living to its residents. Residents enjoy an apartment setting while receiving assistance with the activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing, and medication management. Scheduled transportation for appointments and visits to the on-site salon are also available. Promoting a friendly social atmosphere, this assisted living facility offers access to a pub, daily classes, day trips, and other scheduled activities.

Woburn, MA 1801

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Brooksby Village

Brooksby Village provides assisted living services in Peabody, Massachusetts. General living assistance includes housekeeping, apartment maintenance, and laundry/linen replenishment. The community has a pool, restaurants, and over 100 clubs and activities. There's also a marketplace, bank, pharmacy, and hair salon. Residents get personalized care plans that can include medication management and help with mobility-related issues, such as bathing and dressing. 24/7 nursing support and an on-site medical center provide for emergencies and patient care.

Peabody, MA 1960

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Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle has offered five levels of care to seniors in Brighton, Massachusetts, for over two decades. A well-stocked library has computers and other technology for residents who are tech-savvy, and outdoor walking paths with benches give residents private opportunities to reflect. Wellness activities help preserve strength and balance, while classes and volunteer opportunities promote mental stimulation. Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle takes care of housekeeping and laundry so seniors enjoy maintenance-free living.

Brighton, MA 2135

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Maplewood at Weston

Facing the shores of the Charles River is the Maplewood at Weston, located in Weston, Massachusetts. For over two decades, the community has provided assisted living services with accommodation options consisting of deluxe studio suites, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Seniors can enjoy services such as 24/7 on-site licensed nurses, transportation to medical appointments, a 24-hour emergency call system, and a medical office with a visiting physician. The facility has resort-style amenities, a coordinator who oversees the daily routine of residents, and multimedia entertainment.

Weston, MA 2493

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Newbridge on The Charles

Newbridge on the Charles, located in Dedham, Massachusetts, near Boston, is owned and operated by Hebrew SeniorLife, a nonprofit, nonsectarian organization. This unique organization, which was founded in 1903, is the only geriatric care provider to be affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Newbridge on the Charles provides a full continuum of assisted living and other senior care. The facility offers luxury living with numerous activities on a beautiful 162-acre campus, which it shares with the K-8 Rashi School, providing unique multigenerational interactions to the benefit of all.

Dedham, MA 2026

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North Hill

North Hill is an assisted living neighborhood in Needham, Massachusetts, that provides multiple levels of care designed to help residents maintain their independence. Residences in the Vista Terrace section of North Hill follow a community model of 11 private apartments with shared spaces, including living rooms, dining rooms, and other social areas nearby. It offers all-inclusive meals with open kitchen and dining rooms. North Hill provides plenty of ways to keep active, including exercise classes, painting classes, and college lectures.

Needham, MA 2492

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The Arbors at Stoneham

The Arbors at Stoneham is a caring, comfortable community for seniors in the Boston, Massachusetts, area. This family-owned assisted living and memory care provider focuses on the individual needs of residents. Extensively trained staff are available 24 hours a day to offer help with medication reminders, personal grooming, and health and wellness programs. Amenities at The Arbors include a barber shop, an on-site theater, community gardening areas, and private mailboxes.

Stoneham, MA 2180

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The Residence at Watertown Square

The Residence at Watertown Square is an assisted living facility located in Watertown, Massachusetts. Residents enjoy private or shared apartment-style rooms that include a kitchenette and private bath. Residents receive the supportive services they need, such as housekeeping, grooming and bathing assistance, and medication management, to allow them to remain as independent as possible. This facility is conveniently located next to the Charles River and boasts a media room, library, bistro, and beauty salon.

Watertown, MA 2472

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Visiting Nurse Assisted Living Community

Visiting Nurse Assisted Living, which is located in Somerville near Boston, Massachusetts, was one of the first assisted living communities in the Commonwealth. It provides private, 550-square-foot apartments with cable and internet access. Weekly housekeeping services are available as well as a library, activity room, and country kitchen. For special occasions, a private dining experience is also an option for residents. Visiting Nurse Assisted Living also provides respite and hospice care.

Somerville, MA 02144

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Waterstone at Wellesley

Located on the banks of the Charles River, Waterstone at Wellesley is an assisted living facility in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Seniors have private and spacious apartments. Staff take care of daily chores, including housekeeping, maintenance, and meals, so residents can enjoy their environment. Waterstone offers recreational, cultural, and social programs, as well as fitness classes and an indoor pool. The 24/7 care and support include medication management and mobility issues handled sensitively and with respect.

Wellesley, MA 2481

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Whitney Place at Natick

Whitney Place at Natick River is an assisted living facility that focuses on physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, environmental, and social wellness. The team works collaboratively with residents and families to provide a comprehensive, dignified care program. Residents choose from a range of apartment styles, meal options, and fitness routines all tailored to meet their personal needs. Other services include emergency response, intergenerational programs, health and wellness assessments, 24-hour staffing, and daily medication management.

Natick, MA 1760

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Windsor Place of Wilmington

Windsor Place of Wilmington provides assisted living services in Boston, Massachusetts. Seniors benefit from flexible personalized plans and 24/7 support with the activities of daily living. Staff take care of chores such as housekeeping and maintenance so the residents can enjoy their new home's wooded campus. Nutritious meals are served in the dining room, and snacks are provided. Also available are a library, bar/lounge, and beauty salon as well as personal emergency call and motion monitor systems.

Wilmington, MA 1887

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