42 Assisted Living Facilities near Quincy, MA
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There are 42 Assisted Living Facilities in the Quincy area, with 4 in Quincy and 38 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Quincy is $3,245 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,495.
To help you with your search, browse the 233 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Quincy. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Quincy 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Braintree with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Quincy, MA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Quincy
The colonial history of Quincy, Massachusetts may appeal to history buffs who want to learn more about the "City of Presidents." This northeastern seaside city is actually considered part of Metropolitan Boston and is the eighth largest city in the state with a population of 93,397. About 16 percent of these residents are 65 or older, and some may be in need of help with daily tasks.
Quincy has three assisted living residences within the city, and there are 43 more within neighboring suburbs. Assisted living facilities are referred to as assisted living residences (ALRs) in all of Massachusetts including Quincy, and are regulated by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Quincy
- The cost of living in Quincy is very high compared to the rest of America. The U.S. average is 100 on the cost of living indices, and in Quincy, the cost of living is 155. This can make make ends meet in Quincy tough for seniors with limited income.
- The climate in Quincy is seasonal. Seniors who like to spend time outdoors may enjoy the summer months by the ocean, but find winter temperatures that dip down to 19 degrees a bit less enticing.
- Seniors who no longer feel comfortable driving can navigate Quincy via mass transit options. Many bus routes run throughout the city and there are four MBTA Red Line train stops that make getting around simple. Seniors who get their Senior CharlieCard get 50 percent off fares.
- Social Security retirement benefits and any income received from public pension funds are fully tax exempt in Massachusetts. This may help seniors who depend on these types of income stretch their budgets farther.
- Quincy offers seniors a large array of arts and culture to explore. Local assisted living communities may plan day trips to area attractions such as Wollaston Beach, the Blue Hill Adventure and Quarry Museum, Marina Bay, Adams Historical Park, and the Quincy History Museum.
- Quincy is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Quincy Community Care Network, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Quincy
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Quincy start around $3,245 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 Quincy 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 Quincy
Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC), is a MassHealth funded statewide program that some assisted living residences accept to cover a portion of assisted living costs. Seniors can also apply for Supplemental Security Income Category G (SSI-G), an assisted living benefit that is offered by the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance.
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 Quincy
Quincy 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 Quincy, please visit our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Quincy
Quincy-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 Quincy
Review of Brookdale Quincy Bay
My mother has Alzheimer's and dementia. She receives excellent care while at Brookdale's Assisted Living. The cleaning staff, the kitchen staff, the dining staff, the reception area staff, the nur... Read more
Review of Brookdale Quincy Bay
Very glad I moved my mother here; finally she is closer to me and gets the support she needs when I can't be there. The apartments are large and bright, the staff are friendly and caring. My mother... Read more
Review of Brookdale Quincy Bay
Brookdale Quincy Bay was very nice, open and airy. The rooms were very nicely sized. The person during the tour was excellent and very informative. The dining area looked fine. I visited on a Satur... Read more