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The 13 Best Boston, MA Assisted Living Facilities

Compared to other states, the cost of senior living in Massachusetts is high and the number of facilities is few. There are only 245 assisted living facilities in the state, which leaves seniors with fewer choices. Seniors will want to be sure that they choose the right assisted living facility on the first try. We created a list of the best assisted living communities in Boston to highlight what’s available.


Windsor Place

Windsor Place is a family-owned assisted living community focused on providing a comfortable, stylish lifestyle that you or your loved one deserve.
  • Medication Management
  • On-site Pub
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92 West St
Wilmington, MA, 01887

The Residence at Watertown Square

The Residence at Watertown Square has updated amenities including media rooms to promote every form of relaxation and engagement. Seniors can enjoy a selection of experiences including planned events that help them improve their mental health.
  • Restaurant-style dining room
  • A focus on mental stimulation
The Residence at Watertown Square
Start My Search 20 Summer St
Watertown, MA, 02472

Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

Wingate Residences at Boylston Place has an upscale feel, which gives residents the sense that they live in a hotel or resort. It is also centrally located, so getting to nearby amenities is easy.
  • Bright, comfy interior
  • Restaurant-style dining
Wingate Residences at Boylston Place
Start My Search 615 Heath St
Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467

Cadbury Commons At Cambridge

Cadbury Commons At Cambridge is a three-story facility with 74 beds available. This medium-sized community is a great option for anyone that wants to be a part of an active and close community.
  • Located near the Danehy Park recreation facility
  • The Longfellow Room library
Cadbury Commons At Cambridge
Start My Search 66 Sherman St
Cambridge, MA, 02140

The Cambridge Homes Independent & Assisted Living

The Cambridge Homes Independent & Assisted Living has been in operation for more than 130 years. With such an extensive history of supporting seniors, the facility is a good choice for seniors looking for specialized and personalized care.
  • Won the NRC Health Excellence in Action Award (2018)
  • Located near Mt. Auburn Hospital
The Cambridge Homes Independent & Assisted Living
Start My Search 360 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Ruggles Assisted Living

At Ruggles Assisted Living, seniors live in private rooms so that they have their own space to relax in. Each room comes with a private bathroom and basic amenities.
  • 24-hour emergency response team
  • Medication management
Ruggles Assisted Living
Start My Search 25 Ruggles St
Roxbury, MA, 02119

Atria Marina Place

Atria Marina Place helps seniors improve their health by reducing stress and providing daily living support. Through a combination of events, hobby options, and supportive services, seniors can enjoy their stay while getting the help that they need.
  • Continence care
  • Medication assistance
Atria Marina Place
Start My Search 4 Seaport Dr
Quincy, MA, 02171

Hale House

To help seniors afford their care, Hale House has a money management program. It connects seniors with a financial representative and coordinates monthly financial management practices.
  • Volunteers involved in care
  • A focus on affordability
Hale House
Start My Search 273 Clarendon St
Boston, MA, 02116

Providence House Assisted Living

Seniors choose Providence House Assisted Living for its relaxed and engaging lifestyle. The facility hosts programs planned by the activities director that are designed to help seniors maintain their physical and mental faculties.
  • Medical care coordination assistance
  • An emergency response system in every room
Providence House Assisted Living
Start My Search 180 Corey Rd
Brighton, MA, 02135

Landmark at Longwood

At Landmark at Longwood, seniors have a busy schedule of planned events. There are on-site and off-site events with transportation included.
  • Private rooms
  • Respite Care
Landmark at Longwood
Start My Search 63 Parker Hill Ave
Boston, MA, 02120

Standish Village Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support Community

Standish Village Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support Community provides the basic living services that seniors need to maintain their independence.
  • Support for seniors with memory disorders
  • Scheduled events and activities
Compass on the Bay Memory Care Assisted Living
Start My Search 1190 Adams St
Boston, MA, 02124

Compass on the Bay Memory Care Assisted Living

Seniors choose Compass on the Bay Memory Care Assisted Living for its progressive method of treating memory disorders. The facility starts treatment early to reduce the rate that the disorder progresses, preserving seniors’ cognitive abilities.
  • Early-stage treatment options
  • Preventive care and wellness interventions
Compass on the Bay Memory Care Assisted Living
Start My Search 1380 Columbia Rd
South Boston, MA, 02127

Susan S. Bailis Assisted Living

Seniors choose Susan S. Bailis Assisted Living because of its focus on holistic care. The facility helps seniors with every aspect of their care including financing options.
  • Walk-in showers
  • Tax credit and financing assistance
Susan S. Bailis Assisted Living
Start My Search 352 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA, 02115

Additional Boston Assisted Living Resources

Seniors in Boston can benefit from the vast amount of available care resources there. Here are five Boston senior support resources:

  • Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center: The Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center hosts events with a strong Chinese influence, which are designed for seniors that have a heavy Chinese language and culture influence. Call 617-357-0226 for more information about the program.
  • Central Boston Elder Services: Central Boston Elder Services connects seniors with care services and organizations in the community based on their needs. Call 617-277-7416 for help.
  • The Greater Boston Food Bank Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): The Greater Boston Food Bank Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a food support program that helps seniors get the food resources that they need. Call 617-427-5200 for help.
  • Never Too Late Group at the Central Library: The Never Too Late Group at the Central Library is a social group for seniors that hosts events and social gatherings. Call 617-536-5400 to learn more.
  • Hebrew SeniorLife: Hebrew SeniorLife is a support organization designed to help all seniors live a happier and more fulfilling lifestyle. Call 617-363-8000 to connect.