Assisted Living in Brockton
Connemara Senior Living25 East Nilsson Street, Brockton, MA
Heights Crossing35 Christy Place, Brockton, MA
Guardian Center888 N Main St, Brockton, MA
Braemoor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center34 N Pearl St, Brockton, MA
The Village at Willow Crossings25 Cobb Street, Mansfield, MA
Sunrise of Braintree618 Granite Street, Braintree, MA
Allerton House at Central Park43 School House Road, Weymouth, MA
Linden Ponds300 Linden Ponds Way, Hingham, MA
Life Care Center of West Bridgewater765 West Center Street , West Bridgewater, MA
Tiffany II Rest Home56 West Water Street, Rockland, MA
At A Glance
There are 17 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Brockton is $3,550 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Brockton
Brockton is one of the top 10 largest cities in the state, but it's divided into smaller villages where seniors can find hometown pride in local sports stars and plenty of accessible activities. Brockton is home to four assisted living residences, as assisted living facilities are called in Massachusetts, with another 102 to choose from in nearby towns such as Quincy, Attleboro and Norton. In assisted living facilities, older adults can get a little help when needed with medication management and the activities of daily living, which include bathing, dressing and grooming, all within a secure and comfortable residential environment.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Brockton
- The city of Brockton runs its own bus service, the Brockton Area Transit Authority, which operates lines that run through different Brockton neighborhoods as well as outside the city. In addition, the Middleborough/Lakeville line of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority runs through the city, connecting it to Boston, and seniors can take advantage of lower fares by purchasing a Senior CharlieCard.
- The Brockton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Good Samaritan Medical Center and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Music lovers in Brockton come together to enjoy or play in the Brockton Symphony Orchestra. The Downtown Brockton Arts and Music Festival takes place each year during August, and holiday parades fill the street for Veterans Day and Christmas, providing plenty of low-cost entertainment for area seniors.
- Brockton has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Brockton Council on Aging, an organization that provides tax counseling, Meals on Wheels, heating fuel assistance and snow shoveling during the winter, as well as two senior centers.
- The cost of living in Brockton is about 22.2 percent more expensive than the average cost of living in the United States, though it's less than some other metro areas in the state.
- The entire state of Massachusetts is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
Paying for Assisted Living in Brockton
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Brockton start around $3,550 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 Brockton 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 Brockton
When seniors aren't able to pay for their assisted living, some financial assistance may be available through government programs such as Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE), available through Medicaid and Mass-Health, or via Section 8 Housing. Seniors must meet eligibility requirements.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.
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 Brockton
Brockton 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.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Brockton
Brockton-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.