25 Assisted Living Facilities near Dedham, MA

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Dedham, MA

150x150%23

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

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

150x150%23
Caring Star 2013

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

22 Assisted Living Facilities near Dedham, MA

150x150%23

New Pond Village

Provides: Assisted Living
180 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081
"I really liked New Pond Village and everything I saw about it. It would have been a place I would have gone back for a second round, to get a little more specific, and eat lunch there with my..." More

150x150%23
Caring Star 2013

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

150x150%23

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

150x150%23

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

150x150%23

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

150x150%23

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
Half off the one time community fee for any private pay resident signing with us. Ends in 70 days

150x150%23

Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

Provides: Assisted Living
40 Clapboardtree Street, Norwood, MA 02062
"Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree was my number two of the places I went to, and I liked that as well. It was a new facility, but I thought the layout of where the activities were and where..." More

150x150%23

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

150x150%23

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

150x150%23

Sunrise of Norwood

Provides: Assisted Living
86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA 02062
"My visit at Sunrise of Norwood was very positive. We saw several of the rooms, dining rooms, and various rooms that residents could visit. They have a library, a recreational area, and a place..." More

150x150%23

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

150x150%23

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

150x150%23

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

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

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

150x150%23

Cornerstone at Canton

Provides: Assisted Living
175 Revere Street, Canton, MA 02021
"Cornerstone at Canton was wonderful and our experience was great. I was on vacation and they gave my husband a room and all the services for two weeks. It includes accommodation, meals, and..." More

150x150%23

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

150x150%23

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

Foley Senior Residences (Assisted Liv...

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

150x150%23

Brightview Canton

Provides: Assisted Living
125 Turnpike St., Canton, MA 02021
" Conveniently located in Canton, Massachusetts, Brightview Canton features Independent Living apartments on a monthly rental basis with no large entrance fee. The all-inclusive monthly fee..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Dedham

    The town of Dedham, Massachusetts, is located on Boston's southwest border. Its population estimate as of July 2017 is 25,364 residents, and of those, 19.8 percent are age 65 or over. There are 26 assisted living facilities, known as Assisted Living Residences (ALRs), in the Dedham area to help serve this population of seniors. Three of them are located within the Dedham town limits, and the other 23 are located in nearby communities, including Brighton, Walpole, Needham, Chestnut Hill, Newton and Boston.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Dedham

    • Dedham has a relatively comfortable year-round climate, especially in the spring, summer and fall. The average high in July is around 83 degrees, and the area gets about 201 sunny days per year. Winters in Dedham can be cold and snowy, which may be challenging for seniors who find winter difficult. Dedham receives an average of 55 inches of snow each year, well above the national average of 26 inches.
    • Dedham is a relatively safe place to live for seniors. Incidents of violent and property crime are infrequent and either on par with or below national averages. On a scale of one to 100 with one being low crime and 100 being high crime, Dedham's violent crime is 33.2, right around the U.S. average of 31.1, and property crime is 32.5, below the national average of 38.1.
    • Cost of living in Dedham is relatively expensive compared to other parts of the country and Massachusetts, so seniors will want to keep this information in mind as they search for assisted living facilities. On a cost of living index based on a U.S. average of 100, Dedham's cost of living is 160.8. This is above the Massachusetts average of 139.
    • Dedham has its own local bus service that stops in popular places in town, including the Dedham Mall, East Dedham, Dedham Square, Legacy Place and Endicott Station, which is also where the MBTA's Commuter Rail service stops as part of the Franklin route. Seniors can enjoy a discounted fare rate of $1. 
    • The Dedham area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mass General Hospital in Boston, and New England Baptist Outpatient Care Center right in Dedham in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Massachusetts is moderately tax-friendly towards retired seniors. Income from Social Security and public pensions are fully tax exempt. However, income received from IRAs, 401ks or private pension funds are fully taxed at the state rate of 5.1 percent.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Dedham

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Massachusetts

    $9,385.00 Wellesley
    $6,375.00 Needham
    $5,700.00 Newton
    $5,255.00 Brighton
    $4,989.00 Norwood
    $4,630.00 Dedham
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Dedham start around $4,630 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 Dedham 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 Dedham

    The Medicaid State Plan in Massachusetts, also called MassHealth, pays for services in Assisted Living Residences for individuals who meet certain criteria.

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

    Financial Assistance in Massachusetts Financial Assistance in Massachusetts

    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 Dedham

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Dedham

    Dedham-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.

    Laws and Regulations in Massachusetts Laws and Regulations in Massachusetts

    Assisted Living near Dedham, MA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Dedham

    • Review of The Linden at Dedham

      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 gre... Read more

      musiclover4
    • Review of The Linden at Dedham

      The Linden at Dedham was being remodeled, so everything was updated. The person who took me around had lots of knowledge and was very involved. The staff was very friendly. There were a lot of peop... Read more

      David
    • Review of Traditions of Dedham

      My mother was at the Traditions of Dedham. Overall, it was OK. The room was OK. However, the place where she was before was nicer. You have to provide everything here whereas at the last place they... Read more

      Lu
    Business owner? Claim your Caring.com Listing