13 Assisted Living Facilities near Springfield, MA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Springfield, MA

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Caring Star 2020

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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Mason Wright

Provides: Assisted Living
74 Walnut St., Springfield, MA 01105
"We chose Mason Wright for my mother, and she's set to move in there. We toured it in person, and it's beautiful, everything you could ever want. It's nice and pretty, sunny, and they've got a lot..." More

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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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Caring Star 2019

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 Reserve at East Longmeadow

Provides: Assisted Living
741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
"I recommend The Reserve at East Longmeadow for Assisted Living based on my 95½ year old father’s and my positive experiences. The Reserve is a caring community and residents become your..." 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

The Arbors at Westfield

Provides: Assisted Living
40 Court Street, Westfield, MA 01085
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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

Caring Star 2015

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

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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

The Arbors at Chicopee

Provides: Assisted Living
929 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA 01020
"My mother has been at the Arbors since 2018 and I can't say enough about the care and attention she has received there. She has gotten so comfortable there that she refers to it as her "Home". And..." 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 Springfield

    Tagged as the City of Firsts, Springfield boasts of a rich history of innovations and has grown through the years to become the third largest city in Massachusetts. Twelve percent of its population comprises the 65 and above group. Residents within this group can find help with activities of daily living from among the 15 assisted living facilities within the area — two of which are located right within the city. Known in the state as Assisted Living Residences, these facilities are certified by the Department of Elder Affairs.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Springfield

    • The Springfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Mercy Medical Center and the Baystate Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority operates transit services in Springfield and other member communities in Massachusetts. Senior patrons can purchase a Senior ID Card to enjoy reduced fares. The PVTA also offers on-demand van services for residents 60 years and above.
    • Springfield has an array of community resources for seniors, including Elder Affairs programs, administered by the city’s Council on Aging under the Department of Elder Affairs. These programs are aimed towards enhancing seniors’ quality of life.
    • The downtown area of Springfield is home to five world-class museums, offering seniors leisurely art and cultural activities. Senior visitors are entitled to admission discounts while residents with valid IDs can visit free-of-charge. Music-loving seniors can also avail of discounted tickets for select seating areas at Springfield Symphony Orchestra concerts.
    • Massachusetts offers some form of tax relief for seniors in Springfield and the rest of the state. While the state grants full tax exemptions for Social Security retirement benefits and public pension income, it deducts full-rate income taxes on retirement account withdrawals and private pension.
    • Springfield has an overall cost of living index of 95, significantly lower than the state’s 139. This makes it one of the more affordable locations within Massachusetts. Healthcare cost is listed at 84, providing seniors reasonable savings on medical expenses.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Springfield

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Massachusetts

    $5,260.00 Wilbraham
    $5,130.00 South Windsor
    $4,285.00 East Longmeadow
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,336.00 Longmeadow
    $3,300.00 Springfield
    $3,000.00 West Springfield

    Assisted Living costs in Springfield start around $3,300 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 Springfield 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 Springfield

    Eligible seniors in the Springfield area can apply for state-funded financial assistance to help pay for assisted living costs. Two government programs are offered: Group Adult Foster Care and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

    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 Springfield

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Springfield

    Springfield-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 Springfield

    • Review of Mason Wright

      We chose Mason Wright for my mother, and she's set to move in there. We toured it in person, and it's beautiful, everything you could ever want. It's nice and pretty, sunny, and they've got a lot o... Read more

      Laura
    • Review of The Wellington at Springfield

      My aunt and cousin have moved into The Wellington at Springfield. They are getting settled. Everything is going along quite well. I was really impressed with the staff. The apartments were among th... Read more

      Patricia
    • Review of The Wellington at Springfield

      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 fel... Read more

      Patricia
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