9 Assisted Living Facilities near Lenox, MA

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Lenox, MA

Kimball Farms

Provides: Assisted Living
235 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240
"We liked Kimball Farms. The staff was very helpful. I liked that it was a very active community. They had a lot of activities and good transportation in the area. The rooms and the dining room were..." More

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Lenox Schoolhouse Apartments

Provides: Assisted Living
109 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240
"Cameron House is an assisted living community located just minutes from quaint downtown district of Lenox, Massachusetts. Opened in 1999, the house features 44 apartments and features a staff of..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place

Provides: Assisted Living
140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield, MA 01201
"I liked Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place very much. They showed me the assisted living and memory care section and I thought it was very clean, modern, and had a home-like feel to it. The..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Sugar Hill Senior Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
45 Main Street, Dalton, MA 01226
"I had my mother at Sugar Hill. The staff is excellent, and it is fabulous for the money; you couldn't find a better place. My mother raved about the food. They did have wonderful activities going..." More

Lee HealthCare

Provides: Assisted Living
600 Laurel Street, Lee, MA 01238
"Laurel Lake seemed very nice. It is an assisted living facility and they seem very flexible. He can go there for a week or two weeks, if my father wants to come up and visit, which is great. He..." More

Rosewood Homestyle Assisted

Provides: Assisted Living
318 Onota Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
"I really like this facility mostly because I know a lot of the staff and they know me and my family. They treat us very well here and they feed her very well. They have hi speed internet access..." More

Side by Side

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Onota St, Pittsfield, MA 01201
"Picking an assisted living facility for my father was difficult since he insisted on staying in his home of the last 60 years. He was 91 years old at the time and was in failing health and had..." More

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Springside of Pittsfield

Provides: Assisted Living
255 Lebanon Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201
"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

The Landing at Laurel Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
600 Laurel St, Lee, MA 01238
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lenox

    Full of rich history and beautiful scenery, the small town of Lenox, Massachusetts, is enjoyed by an active senior community of more than 1,400 residents aged 65 and over. Some of these seniors reside in the two assisted living communities located in the town limits. Other accommodations are available at seven additional facilities in nearby areas. In Massachusetts, The Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) is responsible for certifying and regulating these facilities which are officially known as assisted living residences (ALRs).

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lenox

    • When seniors in Lenox enjoy outdoor recreation, they don't have to worry that the quality of the air will worsen any breathing conditions. Berkshire County, where Lenox is located, gets a passing grade for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. There have been no measurable days of high particle pollution in the county since 2014.
    • Winters in Lenox can be quite harsh with average lows in January dropping to just 11 degrees. In addition, 62 inches of snow falls each year. Summer, however, is a great time of year to go outside with average highs in July reaching 80 degrees.
    • Berkshire County, where Lenox is located, 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.
    • Lenox has many arts and culture locations that seniors can enjoy. The Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum showcases the area's history of rail development in the 19th century. The Wit Gallery has an extensive collection of joyful, musical, witty and thoughtful art in many different types of media.
    • The cost of living in Lenox is 18% higher than the national average of 100. It is, however, 21 points lower than the Massachusetts average of 139. This may make Lenox an affordable place for seniors who want to stay in the state.
    • Lenox has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Pittsfield.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Lenox

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Massachusetts

    $5,125.00 Canaan
    $4,488.00 East Greenbush
    $4,300.00 Pittsfield
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,800.00 Catskill

    Assisted Living costs in Lenox start around $0 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 Lenox 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 Lenox

    Seniors in Massachusetts who qualify for the state's Medicaid system may be able to get financial assistance for assisted living through the Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI-G) Assisted Living Benefit programs.

    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 Lenox

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lenox

    Lenox-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lenox

    • Review of Kimball Farms

      We liked Kimball Farms. The staff was very helpful. I liked that it was a very active community. They had a lot of activities and good transportation in the area. The rooms and the dining room were... Read more

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