15 Assisted Living Facilities near East Longmeadow, MA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in East Longmeadow, MA

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The Reserve at East Longmeadow

Provides: Assisted Living
741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
"The Reserve at East Longmeadow was way too much for my parents because they live in a very small house and I think they would do better in a much smaller type of assisted living place. The Reserve..." More
The Reserve is offering a current Promotion for any studio in our 55 apartment Memory Care Commun... (more) Ends in 14 days

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East Village Place

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Benton Dr, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
"I liked East Village Place very much and the lady that took us around was nice. The rooms were just too small because it would be for two people. It's a cozy place and it's well kept. They had an..." More

13 Assisted Living Facilities near East Longmeadow, MA

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Landmark at Monastery Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
110 Monastery Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089
"Landmark at Monastery Heights was very clean and neat. The staff was very accommodating and the person who toured us was a wealth of information, very cooperative, and helpful. She understands my..." More

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Keystone Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
460 West Street, Ludlow, MA 01056
"Keystone is a warm and welcoming community. It appears that the mission of the staff is to ensure that all residents are comfortable, well cared for, and safe. The staff goes out of their way to..." More

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The Wellington at Springfield

Provides: Assisted Living
942 Grayson Dr, Springfield, MA 01119
"The Wellington at Springfield would be a good fit for Mom and Dad. The room they showed was a good size and it was very close to the dining room. It was very homey on a much smaller scale and I..." More

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Heritage Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
462 Main Street, Agawam, MA 01001
"We have chosen The Birches (Heritage Woods) memory care in the Heritage Woods building for Mom. It came highly recommended and we in turn greatly recommend this facility. They have a dining area..." More

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Orchard Valley at Wilbraham

Provides: Assisted Living
2387 Boston Road, Wilbraham, MA 01095
"The Orchard Valley at Wilbraham was certainly convenient being on the Boston Road, yet it was private and quiet because it was back from the road, which was a nice thing. The girl who took me..." More

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Ruth's House

Provides: Assisted Living
780 Converse Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106
"My mother lived at Ruth's House for many years now and we absolutely love it. The staff is very accommodating, friendly and goes above and beyond. I would def. recommend this facility to anyone..." More

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Suffield by the River

Provides: Assisted Living
7 Canal Road, Suffield, CT 06078
"My daughter and her husband who live in CT convinced us to move from NY and to come to this place. We noticed that we made the right decision. It is a great place for the elderly. It is run by a..." More

Mason Wright

Provides: Assisted Living
74 Walnut St., Springfield, MA 01105
"I was looking for a place for my dad, though he hasn't decided yet. We had a great experience with this facility when we visited it way back then. The assistant there was the most helpful, most..." More

The Arbors at Chicopee

Provides: Assisted Living
929 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA 01020
"I visited this community on more than one occasion. The room are nice, high ceilings that make it feel very spacious. The staff seemed friendly and welcoming. The seniors were eating lunch when I..." More

Life Care Center Of Wilbraham

Provides: Assisted Living
2399 Boston Road, Wilbraham, MA 01095
"My grandmother was at this facility initially for short term rehab. The nursing staff was pleasant most of the time and the physical therapist was phenomenal but overall we had a very bad..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in East Longmeadow

    The town of East Longmeadow, which is situated just five miles southeast of downtown Springfield, has a population of a little over 16,000 people. This town has a large senior community, which comprises over 20 percent of the total population. While this small town only has two assisted living communities to support the senior population of more than 3,200 people, seniors who are willing to look out farther will find another 13 facilities.

    In East Longmeadow, as in all of Massachusetts, assisted living facilities are officially known as assisted living residences (ALRs) and provide supportive services that allow seniors to age in place, even as their care needs evolve. All facilities are certified and regulated by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in East Longmeadow

    • The overall cost of living in East Longmeadow is about 13 percent higher than the national average, which may be a concern for seniors on a tight budget. However, healthcare costs come in about 16 percent below the U.S. average, which may offset the higher cost of groceries and transportation. 
    • While East Longmeadow seniors don't pay taxes on their Social Security benefits, most other forms of retirement income are taxable in Massachusetts. 
    • The rate of violent crime in East Longmeadow is quite low, ranking at 13.5 on a scale of 1 to 100, with 1 being the safest. This is compared to the national average of 31.1. The rate of property crime is higher at 32.6, though it is still lower than the national average of 38.1. These low crime rates may provide peace of mind to seniors as they transition to assisted living in this town. 
    • The Tri-Town Trolley senior van service provides low-cost transportation in town and outside of East Longmeadow. This shuttle service operates Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Tuesdays, an additional shuttle is available to take seniors to local shopping centers.    
    • The East Longmeadow has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Springfield. 
    • East Longmeadow has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Council on Aging, an organization that provides services like support groups, exercise programs and a health equipment loaning closet, as well as one senior center.   


    Paying for Assisted Living in East Longmeadow

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Massachusetts

    $5,110.00 Wilbraham
    $4,004.00 East Longmeadow
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,300.00 Springfield
    $3,150.00 Longmeadow
    $3,000.00 West Springfield

    Assisted Living costs in East Longmeadow start around $4,004 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 East Longmeadow 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 East Longmeadow

    Medicaid-eligible seniors in East Longmeadow may have their assisted living expenses funded by MassHealth, which is the state's Medicaid plan. Additionally, funding is available under the MFP-RS waiver program

    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 East Longmeadow

    East Longmeadow 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 East Longmeadow, please visit our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in East Longmeadow

    East Longmeadow-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 East Longmeadow, MA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in East Longmeadow

    • Review of East Village Place

      I liked East Village Place very much and the lady that took us around was nice. The rooms were just too small because it would be for two people. It's a cozy place and it's well kept. They had an e... Read more

      Reviewer041019
    • Review of The Reserve at East Longmeadow

      The Reserve at East Longmeadow was way too much for my parents because they live in a very small house and I think they would do better in a much smaller type of assisted living place. The Reserve ... Read more

      Patricia
    • Review of East Village Place

      I would probably go with East Village Place if my mother need assisted living down the road. It seemed a lot more cheerful and uplifting. Some people had their doors open and they said hi to us. Th... Read more

      Ann
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