50 Assisted Living Facilities near Brighton, MA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Brighton, MA

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Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Sutherland Road, Brighton, MA 02135
"My wife moved in to the memory unit of Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle, but now she has moved to the traditional/assisted living unit. It's excellent and very clean. The staff is very nice, and..." More

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Providence House Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
180 Corey Rd, Brighton, MA 02135
"I was able to visit Providence House, and the experience was very positive. It has a steel feel to it. No frills. I met their marketing personnel. I had lunch there, and the food was excellent. I..." More

48 Assisted Living Facilities near Brighton, MA

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Atria Marina Place

Provides: Assisted Living
Four Seaport Drive, North Quincy, MA 02171
"My overall impression of Atria Marina Place was positive. It seemed like a vibrant community, and the food seemed to be good, and the staff pleasant. The facilities looked good. They have a gym...." More

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Wingate Residences at Needham

Provides: Assisted Living
235 Gould Street, Needham, MA 02494
"My parents will be moving to The Residences at Wingate. It's a relatively new place at only three years old. It has a very nice, clean feeling, a lot of lights, very open, and on the smaller side...." More

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Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

Provides: Assisted Living
615 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
"Wingate at Chestnut Hill was very nice and had a very nice feel. It's a smaller place and with great common areas. We saw several apartments that were very nice. The staff was great. They had a..." More

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Evans Park at Newton Corner

Provides: Assisted Living
430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458
"Evans Park did not look like a cookie cutter copy of all the other assisted living facilities we’ve seen. It’s a unique building. I liked that there seemed to be a piano concert and lively people..." More

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Landmark at Longwood

Provides: Assisted Living
63 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120
"The marketing manager at Landmark at Longwood was very detailed. She explained everything to me, including prices. She answered my questions and toured me around. I like everything except the size..." More
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Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Cr...

Provides: Assisted Living
126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA 02451
"Benchmark Waltham Crossings was very nice and had a nice layout, beautiful rooms, and a nice location. They had an outdoor courtyard with grills. They had entertainment for them, like singers and..." More

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Maplewood at Weston

Provides: Assisted Living
99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493
"Spacious, clean, beautiful rooms. The residents and staff are wonderful here. The staff at Weston are very helpful and would do anything for their residents. The residents enjoy going on outings,..." More

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Sophia Snow Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1205-1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
"Sophia Snow Place is a very nice place. I had lunch, and the food was excellent. The director showed me around. They served all your meals and had high-quality stuff. The place was immaculate, and..." More

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Zelma Lacey House of Charlestown

Provides: Assisted Living
9 W School Street, Boston, MA 02129
"I really love Zelma Lacey House of Charlestown. It's very homey and very quaint. If we get my mother in a place, I would like her there. It's a very nice company. I was impressed because most of..." More

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Sunrise of Weston

Provides: Assisted Living
135 North Avenue (Route 117), Weston, MA 02493
"I toured Sunrise of Weston. I had something there to eat and the staff who assisted me was terrific. The food and everything there was superb and the people who helped me were phenomenal. All their..." More

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Cadbury Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
66 Sherman Street , Cambridge, MA 02140
"We’re in Cadbury Commons. They offer mixed independent and assisted-living because my wife needs assisted living. The staff is wonderful; they are very friendly, very courteous, and competent, and..." More

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Brigham House

Provides: Assisted Living
341 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472
"Brigham House is in a residential area, which is two blocks from my mother's house. We went in, and we enjoyed everything. We talked to the people living there, and they seemed to really like the..." More

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Sunrise of Arlington MA

Provides: Assisted Living
1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476
"My mom is at Sunrise, and we love it. They are wonderful. I went to a number of them, and that one is the best. I like their program and their care for dementia patients. My mom is in a..." More

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Waterstone at Wellesley

Provides: Assisted Living
27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
"Epoch is a very clean and nice facility. It's expensive, but I know it's a first class facility although I don't really know well enough to have a detailed opinion of the place. " More

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The Falls at Cordingly Dam

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 Washington Street, Newton Lower Falls, MA ...
"I went and visited The Falls at Cordingly Dam. That's the place I like for my parents. Basically what I like about it was if somebody is not totally like needing memory care, they have an assisted..." More

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Prospect House

Provides: Assisted Living
420 Reservoir Avenue, Revere, MA 02151
"I recently toured this facility. I found the staff very attentive and the experience enjoyable . It seemed as though it was very close knit and the residents and staff were harmonious in their..." More

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Susan Bailis Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
352 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
"I visited Susan Bailis. That place was to die for with a cute setup. The room was a one-bedroom with a living room. The people were very nice. The sitting area was very quaint, and it smelled good..." More

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The Gables at Winchester

Provides: Assisted Living
299 Cambridge Street, Winchester, MA 01890
"The Gables at Winchester went above and beyond to provide a wonderful experience for my family. My mother-in-law was a resident here. We looked at 4-5 properties, but finally chose this one. ..." More

North Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
865 Central Ave, Needham, MA 02492
"I have been in North Hill for five years now, and I'm very pleased with it. It's been a great experience, and the level of care is outstanding. I don't have any complaints or concerns at all...." More

Standish Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1190 Adams Street, Boston, MA 02124
"My aunt has moved into Standish Village. It's easy for me to get there, so I settled on them. Overall, we are happy with it. It is a beautiful, clean place. The staff is good and seasoned. There..." More

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Wingate Residences at Weston

Provides: Assisted Living
75 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493
"The staff at Epoch has been phenomenal. They have gone out of their way to be present every day in my mother's life, from physical care to encouraging her to engage in activities making a point of..." More

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The Residence at Watertown Square

Provides: Assisted Living
20 Summer Street, Watertown, MA 02472
"I have had lunch several times at the Residence at Watertown Square with my friends who sold their home and moved there, and they are really happy with it. The food was very good. It was very..." More

Goddard House

Provides: Assisted Living
165 Chestnut Street, Brookline, MA 02445
"My father is at Goddard House. It's beautiful, nice, and clean. The care is good, and the people are very nice and very helpful. They have quite exciting programs which is nice. They have a spa,..." More

The Estates on Admiral�s Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
201 Captains Row, Chelsea, MA 02150
"I am living in Coheen Florence Levine Estate. They have a snack bar, and there's brewed coffee, tea, and pastries during the day. There a room we go into for activities. You may have snacks in your..." More

Visiting Nurse Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
259 Lowell Street, Somerville, MA 02144
"My mother moved to the VNA Residence on Lowell Street a bit over two years ago and the sparkle has returned to her eyes and spirit thanks to the care and respect and beauty that surrounds her..." More

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The Linden at Dedham

Provides: Assisted Living
391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026
"When I visited my cousin I was really impressed with the place and all the activities going on. All the people living there seemed happy and interested in the game they were playing. We had a..." More

Visiting Nurse Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
405 Alewife Brook Parkway, Somerville, MA 02144
"My parents have moved in to Visiting Nurse Association. Their building is fairly new and it's very clean. Their apartment is very small, but it has a walk-in bathroom and kitchenette. We went there..." More

Winchester Mount Vernon House

Provides: Assisted Living
110 Mount Vernon Street, Winchester, MA 01890
"Visiting the Mount Vernon House was very pleasureable experience for me. Every part of the building is in pristine condition. It looks more like a luxury hotel than an assisted living facility...." More

Leonard Florence Center for Living

Provides: Assisted Living
165 Captains Row, Chelsea, MA 02150

Newbridge on The Charles

Provides: Assisted Living
7000 Great Meadow Road , Dedham, MA 02026
"NewBridge on the Charles was very nice. I toured several others; this was the nicest one I've seen, and I liked it the best. Everything about it was nice. The rooms were well organized and in good..." More

Life Care Center of Stoneham

Provides: Assisted Living
25 Woodland Road , Stoneham, MA 02180
"The service at Life Care Center of Stoneham Assisted Living is one of a kind. The staff here treat you like family. We are more than just residents we are one big family. The Meals are great and..." More

Neville Place

Provides: Assisted Living
650 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
"We chose Neville Place because they have good security. The staff is caring, and the place has a good feel. My mother joins their activities, and they take their residents out a lot. More..." More

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Brightview Arlington

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Symmes Road, Arlington, MA 02474
"Brightview Arlington was beautiful and clean. I loved it. The staff was very kind and generous. The location was lovely. If I could afford to live there, I would find it very comfortable. " More

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Traditions of Dedham

Provides: Assisted Living
735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026
"My entire family loved Traditions of Dedham, the Management and staff are amazing. The Executive Director always has her door open for all. The staff is treated well, so they treat the residents..." More

Youville House Assisted Living Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
1573 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
"Youville is the one that I like very much. It's a good place. Our visit there was fine. The facility was beautifully appointed. It was very new and it had a homey feeling. They did have very good..." More

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Fox Hill Village

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Longwood Dr, Westwood, MA 02090
"ln total we had a long term relationship with Fox Hill. My mom was in a waiting list for a year. She lived there for 9 years. From the beginning, they were very particular about details and asking..." More

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Cooperative Elder Services at Youvill...

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Pelham Rd., Lexington, MA 02421
"Youville Place was a very expensive but excellent place, and I know it has a good reputation. It’s a very high end place, so it’s quite lovely. They have a chapel and masses -- which is quite good...." More

The Cambridge Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
360 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
"I was able to eat at The Cambridge Homes and can say that the food is very good. The dining area seemed very nice. The service was very good, too. The staff and management seemed very good. " More

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Wingate Healthcare

Provides: Assisted Living
63 Kendrick Street, Needham, MA 02494
"Wingate is a lovely place. It's brand new and the people there are very easy to work with, very friendly and very helpful. They're going to do a very good job. I'm a nurse and I know some of the..." More

Golda Meir House

Provides: Assisted Living
160 Stanton Avenue, Newton, MA 02466
"The Golda Meir House was an excellent assisted living facility for my grandmother. Although she moved away from her close friends, several states away, in order to live near her children and..." More

Compass on the Bay Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1380 Columbia Road, Boston, MA 02127
"i am 70 ys old after my wife demise my grandson convinced me to shift to ol age home as i was not able to daily chores, was difficult for me to accept his advice but then i thought it is god for me..." More

Katzman Family Center for Living

Provides: Assisted Living
17 Lafayette Ave, Chelsea, MA 02150

Everett Nursing and Rehabilitation Ce...

Provides: Assisted Living
289 Elm St, Everett, MA 02149
"The several times I visited the facility I tried to get as much information about her treatments, her assisted living nurse and her medications. The first time I visited the facility I noticed..." More

Meadow Green Nursing and Rehabilitation

Provides: Assisted Living
45 Woburn St, Waltham, MA 02452

Foley Senior Residences (Assisted Liv...

Provides: Assisted Living
249 River St., Mattapan, MA 02126

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Courtyard Nursing Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Governors Ave, Medford, MA 02155
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Leland Home

Provides: Assisted Living
21 Newton St, Waltham, MA 02453

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Compass on the Bay

Provides: Assisted Living
1380 Columbia Road, Boston, MA 02127
"ou want the best for your family and when the telltale signs of memory loss are revealed, finding the right answer can be challenging… until your family finds your way to Compass on the Bay...." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Brighton

    Brighton, Massachusetts, is officially considered a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, and is located in the northwest corner of the city. It is surrounded by the communities of Cambridge, Watertown, Newton and Brookline. Its population is 57,130 people, and while most of the population is between the ages of 20 and 30, there are many senior residents in this area as well. To accommodate them, there are over four dozen assisted living facilities, called Assisted Living Residences (ALRs), in the Brighton area.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Brighton

    • Brighton is part of the Boston-Cambridge-Newton metro area, and it experiences a relatively comfortable climate throughout much of the year. The fall features beautiful foliage, and it's a great time for seniors to explore the outdoors around their assisted living community. The area also has warm summers: the average July high reaches 82 degrees. One drawback to Brighton's climate is the winter months. The area receives an average of 50 inches of snow each year. 
    • Crime is moderate in the Brighton area, and rates fall right around national averages for property and violent crime. The Boston-Cambridge-Newton metro area scores 34.2 for violent crime and 34.5 for property crime. National averages are 31.1 and 38.1 respectively. These numbers for the Brighton area are a bit higher than the Massachusetts state averages for violent crime (31.6) and property crime (21.1). Seniors may want to inquire about security measures in place at assisted living communities they visit.
    • The cost of living in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton metro area is a bit higher than the state and national average. On a cost of living index where 100 is the national cost of living average, the Boston-Cambridge-Newton metro area ranks at 155, compared to the Massachusetts average of 139. Housing is the biggest factor in cost of living differences in this region.
    • Brighton has an array of community resources for seniors, including FriendshipWorks, a volunteer organization in the greater Boston area that help reduce elderly isolation and enhance quality of life through volunteers who provide friendship, advocacy, assistance and emotional support to Boston's elderly population. Brighton also has the Veronica B. Smith Senior Center.
    • Brighton is accessible via the B branch of the MBTA's Green Line rail service, which has 11 stops along Commonwealth Ave. in Brighton. The C branch is also in Brighton, and the D Line is nearby as well. Brighton is also served by several local MBTA bus routes. Seniors 65 and over enjoy reduced fares when they use a Senior CharlieCard.
    • Massachusetts is moderately tax friendly for retired seniors. Public pension income and Social Security are tax exempt, but other forms of retirement income at the state's income tax rate, 5.1 percent. These accounts include a 401k, IRA or private pension.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Brighton

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Massachusetts

    $5,700.00 Newton
    $5,500.00 Watertown
    $5,255.00 Brighton
    $5,200.00 Cambridge
    $4,033.00 Boston
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,200.00 Waltham

    Assisted Living costs in Brighton start around $5,255 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Brighton and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Brighton

    MassHealth, which is the Massachusetts Medicaid state plan, covers services for qualified individuals living in Assisted Living Residences.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Brighton

    Brighton and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Brighton, please visit our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Brighton

    Brighton-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Massachusetts are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Brighton, MA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Brighton

    • Review of Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

      My wife moved in to the memory unit of Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle, but now she has moved to the traditional/assisted living unit. It's excellent and very clean. The staff is very nice, and t... Read more

      Stanley
    • Review of Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

      Chestnut Park’s price is reasonable, and the people that are providing mom’s care are great. Read more

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    • Review of Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

      Chestnut Park seemed very clean and good. The staff was very helpful. The rooms were clean, nice, and pretty much like what we found in a lot of places. Their dining area was set up like a restaura... Read more

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