25 Assisted Living Facilities near Burlington, MA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Burlington, MA

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Sunrise of Burlington MA

Provides: Assisted Living
24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
"My mother is at Sunrise of Burlington right now. Our experience has been good. The rooms, the staff, services, the food, and the dining setup is good. The dining room is restaurant style. She's on..." More
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Atria Longmeadow Place

Provides: Assisted Living
42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
"BERNADETTE D. is an aide who is very pleasant and most helpful. My wife says that Bernadette gives the best showers. Both my wife and I take an abundance of pills at various times of the day...." More

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Stonebridge at Burlington

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Greenleaf Way, Burlington, MA 01803
"Deciding to become a permanent resident at Stonebridge was one of the most difficult decisions I ever made. It meant leaving the home we designed and built and the friends we had made over the last..." More

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Windsor Place of Wilmington

Provides: Assisted Living
92 West Street, Wilmington, MA 01887
"My visit at Windsor Place of Wilmington was good. The woman who assisted me was very helpful, gave me a tour of the community and I got to see the rooms, common areas, all the events and everything..." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica ...

Provides: Assisted Living
20 Charnstaffe Lane, Billerica, MA 01821
"We went to Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings. Everything was excellent, we were greeted at the door, the girl took us through all the things, we went through every aspect of the place...." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Cr...

Provides: Assisted Living
126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA 02451
"Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings is excellent. They're the No. 1 choice on my list. They went out of their way to deal with the rehab center for my uncle. They have really extended..." More

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The Residence at Pearl Street

Provides: Assisted Living
75 Pearl Street, Reading, MA 01867
"My mother-in-law is in The Residence at Pearl Street. They have good assistance that she needs daily, which is the main thing right now. She's only been there a couple of weeks. They have Bingo and..." More

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The Residence at Melrose Station

Provides: Assisted Living
158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176
"The Residence at Melrose Station was extremely luxurious. It just opened and it's like a 5-star hotel. It was beautiful. It was on the pricier side, but when they first opened they were offering..." More

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New Horizons at Choate

Provides: Assisted Living
21 Warren Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801
"New Horizons at Choate is a not-for-profit retirement community located in a residential neighborhood near Woburn's Horn Pond and offering independent and assisted living. Sponsored by Cummings..." More

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Sunrise of Arlington MA

Provides: Assisted Living
1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476
"My 88 year old mother has been in assisted living at Sunrise for 9 months. So she arrived during covid of 2020. I knew as soon as I walked in that Sunrise was the place I wanted my Mom to live in...." More
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Blaire House of Tewksbury

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Erlin Terrace, Tewksbury, MA 01876
"We chose Blaire House of Tewksbury because we had the lowest number of memory care patients on the floor. We thought that they provided a little bit more personalized care because it was a small..." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Cedar Street, Woburn, MA 01801
"I really like Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn a lot. Unfortunately it was in Covid lockdown, but we like it a lot. It seemed to be very nice. They had a really cute community center, a pub area,..." 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

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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

The Arbors at Stoneham

Provides: Assisted Living
140 Franklin Street, Stoneham, MA 02180
"The Arbors at Stoneham is a very nice place, and I'm very impressed with the people there. We made an appointment, we went there and saw the place, and toured the building. I was very impressed..." More

Visiting Nurse Association Senior Liv...

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

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Brightview Country Club Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
3 Rehabilitation Way, Woburn, MA 01801
"My mom is at Brightview Country Club Heights. The place, as expected, has nice accommodations. The common areas are pleasantly appointed, and my mom's apartment is very spacious. The staff is..." More

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Brightview Concord River

Provides: Assisted Living
199 Concord Rd., Billerica, MA 01821
"We chose Brightview Concord River for my mom. It had good price, good community, and caring staff. It checked a lot of our boxes, and it was reasonable on the prices. I saw both care levels:..." 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

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

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Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
80 Boston Road, North Billerica, MA 01862
"rooms were very clean. staff were very involved great music activities LIE CARE CENTER IN BILLERICA AS AN AMAZING FACILITY FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF TO NURSING, REHAB, TO HARD..." More

Meadow Green Rehabilitation and Nursi...

Provides: Assisted Living
45 Woburn Street, Waltham, MA 02452
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Brightview Wakefield

Provides: Assisted Living
21 Crescent St., Wakefield, MA 01880
"Located ten miles north of Boston, Brightview Wakefield is tucked into the historic town of Wakefield, Massachusetts lined with churches, storefronts, restaurants, a beautiful library and Town..." More

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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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Burlington

    Burlington, MA, is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Its estimated population as of July 2017 is 27,176 residents, 19.5 percent of whom are 65 or over. In the Burlington area, there are 24 assisted living facilities to accommodate its senior population. Three of them are located in Burlington, and the other 21 are in nearby communities, including Wilmington, Billerica, Waltham and Arlington.

    Massachusetts officially refers to assisted living facilities as Assisted Living Residences, or ALRs. They are regulated and awarded certification by the state's Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA).

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Burlington

    • Weather in Burlington is pleasant in the spring, summer and fall. The area has beautiful foliage during the fall months, and summers tend to be warm and pleasant. Winters in Burlington, however, can be challenging, especially for seniors who find snow and cold difficult -- the area receives an average of 55 inches of snow per year.
    • The cost of living in Burlington is slightly higher than the state average of 139, which is based on a cost of living index where the national average is 100. Burlington scores at 165 on this index, which is higher than Massachusetts, but not as high as some other nearby communities. 
    • Burlington has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Burlington Council on Aging, an organization that provides a wide range of activities for seniors, including exercise classes, billiards, cards, board games, low-cost lunches, educational lectures, transportation services and social outings to community and cultural events, as well as one senior center.
    • The Burlington area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
      • Burlington's Council on Aging provides senior-only transportation during the week for medical appointments in the area or to Burlington Medical, New England Rehab or Baldwin Place in Woburn. Transportation is also available on Saturdays for shopping and general activities, such as hair appointments.
      • Massachusetts is considered moderately tax-friendly for retirees. The state does not tax Social Security income or public pensions, but it does apply its income tax rate of 5.1 percent to public pension income and IRA and 401k withdrawals. 


      Paying for Assisted Living in Burlington

      Average Monthly Costs

      Cities in Massachusetts

      $5,779.00 Arlington
      $5,589.00 Billerica
      $5,584.00 Tewksbury
      $5,250.00 Winchester
      $5,033.00 Woburn
      $4,943.00 Burlington
      $4,000.00 US

      Assisted Living costs in Burlington start around $4,943 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 Burlington 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 Burlington

      MassHealth, which is Massachusetts's state Medicaid plan, pays for services in Assisted Living Residences (ALRs), Adult Foster Care (AFC) homes and other elderly housing types for individuals who meet specific criteria. 

      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 Burlington

      Burlington 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 Burlington, please visit our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.


      Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Burlington

      Burlington-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 Burlington, MA

      Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Burlington

      • Review of Sunrise of Burlington MA

        I toured Sunrise of Burlington MA for my mom. It was fresh, clean, and open. It looked like they're either very well kept, or they just did a renovation or remodel; everything looked very nice. T... Read more

        Peter
      • Review of Atria Longmeadow Place

        BERNADETTE D. is an aide who is very pleasant and most helpful. My wife says that Bernadette gives the best showers. Both my wife and I take an abundance of pills at various times of the day. Berna... Read more

        aaamensch060
      • Review of Atria Longmeadow Place

        I took my father to look at assisted living facilities a couple years ago. We looked at several in the area and Atria was a stand out. Not only was it beautifully appointed but so homey at the same... Read more

        Sally P D
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