45 Assisted Living Facilities near Wellesley, MA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Wellesley, MA

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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

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Maplewood at Weston

Provides: Assisted Living
99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493
"Maplewood at Weston was incredible. It was like designer everything. The apartment was nice, too. The only reason we didn't go with them is that my husband had an infection this winter and was..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Brookdale Cushing Park

Provides: Assisted Living
300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702
"My mother has been in Brookdale Cushing Park for over four years now, and she loves the people there, but she needs additional assistance than she can get in assisted living. The overall experience..." More

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Caring Star 2020

New Pond Village

Provides: Assisted Living
180 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081
"I had an in-person tour at New Pond Village. The representative was excellent and she was very informative. It was a very welcoming and very clean community, which is very important to me for my..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Mary Ann Morse at Heritage

Provides: Assisted Living
747 Water Street, Framingham, MA 01701
"I liked Heritage at Framingham Senior Living a lot. It's a very nice and friendly place. The staff was very nice. I liked the common rooms a lot. The dining area, the living rooms, the outdoor..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Sutherland Road, Brighton, MA 02135
"I went to Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle. It was very high end, it had that high-end feeling definitely, it was definitely for people with money. The rooms were small. It was stellar in upkeep...." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Cr...

Provides: Assisted Living
126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA 02451
"Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings is excellent. They're the No. 1 choice on my list. They went out of their way to deal with the rehab center for my uncle. They have really extended..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Wayland

Provides: Assisted Living
285 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA 01778
"Sunrise of Wayland had a higher staff ratio and a different philosophy than some of the other places which appealed to me. It had a lot of independence for the residents and a very homey atmosphere..." More
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Evans Park at Newton Corner

Provides: Assisted Living
430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458
"I toured Evans Park at Newton Corner. I liked it a lot. The staff is typically there like seven years average, and that is important. It is a lively space with lots of activities. You have your..." More

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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

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The Residence at Watertown Square

Provides: Assisted Living
20 Summer Street, Watertown, MA 02472
"My mother was a here for assisted living. The facility is clean and bright, the food is good, and there are lots of activities for the diverse residents --- some still very active, others more..." More

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The Branches of Framingham

Provides: Assisted Living
518 Pleasant Street, Framingham, MA 01701
"The tour at The Branches of Framingham was excellent, and the lady that was running it was excellent. The staff was friendly, courteous, and very welcoming. We got to taste the food and we got to..." More

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Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

Provides: Assisted Living
40 Clapboardtree Street, Norwood, MA 02062
"My mother moved into Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree. I just came back from there yesterday and they were having a St Patrick's Day, little party at the Bistro. There's food, and they had..." More

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Springhouse Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
44-46 Allandale Street, Boston, MA 02130
"We chose Springhouse for Mom because it's very close to our home, and the people were very nice. It wasn't the cheapest or the most expensive. It would be a good fit for her. The staff was very..." More
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Providence House Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
180 Corey Rd, Brighton, MA 02135
"I liked Providence House Assisted Living. It was bright, and it was accessible. There was parking there. The staff was very nice. It's very clean. I was surprised by how bright it was. It didn't..." More

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The Residence at Valley Farm

Provides: Assisted Living
369 Pond Street, Ashland, MA 01721
"I have gone to the Residence at Valley Farm, and it was very nice. It is a little more expensive from my point of view. The food was good. It seemed like everybody was doing very well. Once, I saw..." More

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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
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Caring Star 2013

Traditions of Dedham

Provides: Assisted Living
735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026
"We visited Traditions of Dedham and we liked it. The caregivers were very personable. The people that live there seemed very happy. There were a lot of activities. The food looked really good, and..." More

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Scandinavian Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
206 Waltham St, West Newton, MA 02465
"Scandinavian Living Center was an absolutely lovely facility. Great staff, beautiful, lots of recreational and educational opportunities, and good food. It had beautiful rooms, small, intimate..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Sunrise of Arlington MA

Provides: Assisted Living
1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476
"I toured Sunrise of Arlington MA. It was in an older neighborhood, but it was still very nice inside. The lady who gave me the tour was lovely, she was very helpful. In the dining area, the people..." More
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The Falls at Cordingly Dam

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 Washington Street, Newton Lower Falls, MA ...
"We went to The Falls at Cordingly Dam. We looked at both assisted living and memory care. It was beautiful, it felt like home, and it was a very warm place. All the nursing staff reached out and..." More

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Brigham House

Provides: Assisted Living
341 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472
"My father has been in Brigham House for about a week now. It's just perfect, and they are incredibly helpful. I was looking for an economical alternative in Massachusetts, and Brigham House accepts..." More

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The Residence at Boylston Place

Provides: Assisted Living
615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
"I chose The Residence at Boylston Place because Josh, the CEO, and the staff that I met were very gracious and friendly. I felt comfortable with them. They have lots of interesting, varied, and..." More

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Sophia Snow Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1205-1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
"Sophia Snow Place is all inclusive, so Mom has assistance with anything she needs. She has meal choices, 3 times a day plus the pastry cart in the morning, help with showering and meds, does yoga..." More

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Sunrise of Newton

Provides: Assisted Living
431 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02458
"I like Sunrise of Newton. I like the openness of the hallways and the elevators. Because it's new, they were able to have more space. They took time to follow up and answer my questions. They have..." More
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Traditions of Wayland

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Green Way, Wayland, MA 01778
"I loved everything about Traditions; the staff was very warm, caring, and aware of the residents. I really liked the space provided, I was impressed with the menu, and they had great activities. I..." More

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Orchard Hill - Sudbury

Provides: Assisted Living
761 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA 01776
"Orchard Hill was just top notch; I loved absolutely everything about it. The rooms were nice, the dining area was very nice too, and I only had raving reviews for everything about it. The value was..." More

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The Linden at Dedham

Provides: Assisted Living
391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026
"I like the appearance of The Linden at Dedham. It was very colonial in appearance and modern. The location was pleasant. It was too far from amenities, but it is attractive. The staff was very..." More

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Wingate Residences at Weston

Provides: Assisted Living
75 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493
"The staff at Epoch has been phenomenal. They have gone out of their way to be present every day in my mother's life, from physical care to encouraging her to engage in activities making a point of..." More

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Brightview Arlington

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Symmes Road, Arlington, MA 02474
"Brightview Arlington was very nice. The rooms were also nice. They had an exercise class, a Catholic mass, activities for gathering in the living room where a lot of people were there all the time,..." More

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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

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

Goddard House Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
165 Chestnut Street, Brookline, MA 02445
"Goddard House in Brookline is very nice, but it's too expensive for us. The tour was very good. Everybody we met was very informative. They asked us questions; we asked them questions. They have a..." More

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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

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Carriage House at Lee’s Farm

Provides: Assisted Living
134 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778
"I like Carriage House at Lee’s Farm very much. They had very nice rooms and very friendly staff. The dining area looked good. The rooms looked good. It was a warm nice atmosphere. I would recommend..." More

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Cadbury Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
66 Sherman Street , Cambridge, MA 02140
"I chose Cadbury Commons for my friend because of its location, it's clientele, its reputation, and I knew someone who is there, but it's not the least expensive from the ones I looked at. Their..." More

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Youville Place

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Pelham Rd., Lexington, MA 02421
"My mother-in-law is at Youville Place. The staff is very professional. They're very engaged with the people who are there. They're very good staff. Both its layout and its upkeep are really, really..." More

Whitney Place at Natick

Provides: Assisted Living
3 Vision Drive, Route 9W, Natick, MA 01760
"I am blown away by the level of care and deliberative memory care activities at Whitney Place assisted living memory care. They have THREE dedicated recreational activities staff with activities..." More

Youville House Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1573 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
"Youville is the one that I like very much. It's a good place. Our visit there was fine. The facility was beautifully appointed. It was very new and it had a homey feeling. They did have very good..." More

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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

Meadow Green Rehabilitation and Nursi...

Provides: Assisted Living
45 Woburn Street, Waltham, MA 02452
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Foley Senior Residences (Assisted Liv...

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

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Leland Home

Provides: Assisted Living
21 Newton St, Waltham, MA 02453

Carmel Terrace Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
933 Central Street, Framingham, MA 01701

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wellesley

    Wellesley is located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, in the greater Boston area. The town is home to three colleges and is the seventh wealthiest city in the United States according to the Census’ Bureau’s American Community Survey. Seniors make up 14.2 percent of the population here and can choose from one assisted living facility in town and over 70 in the surrounding areas. These communities are regulated and licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Elder Affairs and are defined as facilities that provide room and board and personal care services to seniors. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wellesley

    • The cost of living in Wellesley is 187.8 percent higher than the U.S. average, which could affect seniors living on a budget. The majority of this cost is due to housing and transportation, with health care below average and groceries slightly above. 
       
    • Active seniors who enjoy the outdoors may have difficulty living here, as the winters are extremely cold. Average temperatures in January can drop to 17 degrees Fahrenheit, and the city gets 49 inches of snow annually. Summers fare better with highs of 83 degrees in July, but rainfall is also above average at 48 inches per year. 
       
    • Wellesley provides seniors with plenty of things to do like the Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s The Gardens at Elm Bank, the International Museum of World War II and Morses Pond Beach. The Wellesley Council on Aging Senior Center also offers day trips for seniors. 
       
    • Wellesley is a safe option for seniors, as the crime rate is low.  The city is safer than 75 percent of other U.S. cities, with violent and property crimes receiving low scores of 20.3 and 19.5 out of 100 (high crime), respectively.  
    • The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has public bus routes through town with reduced fares for seniors over 65. The Wellesley Council on Aging provides a bus for seniors Monday through Friday for transportation to grocery shopping, medical appointments and social engagements, and a Volunteer Drivers Program, which runs 24/7.
       
    • Wellesley has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Wellesley Council on Aging, an organization that provides seniors with programs and services such as classes, transportation and social services, as well as two senior centers.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Wellesley

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Massachusetts

    $9,385.00 Wellesley
    $8,022.00 Weston
    $6,650.00 Dedham
    $6,375.00 Needham
    $5,650.00 Newton
    $5,416.00 Wayland
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,050.00 Waltham

    Assisted Living costs in Wellesley start around $9,385 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 Wellesley 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 Wellesley

    Seniors looking for financial assistance for assisted living in Wellesley can apply through the Social Security Administration's Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program, a program that offers seniors supplemental income to help pay for room and board. 

    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 Wellesley

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wellesley

    Wellesley-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 Wellesley

    • Review of Waterstone at Wellesley

      Waterstone At Wellesley had excellent facilities, however, it seemed colder, and the other common rooms were empty. It was also extremely expensive, it wasn't diverse at all, it seemed empty, and t... Read more

      K.L.
    • Review of Waterstone at Wellesley

      Our visit with Waterstone was fine. However, I did not like the urban setting without grass or trees. It was very industrial looking from the outside. We thought something with trees, grass, and wa... Read more

      Linda106218
    • Review of Waterstone at Wellesley

      Waterstone was beautiful, but I didn't get a good sense of care for the people. The people who work there were OK, but not wonderful, and I wasn't impressed with the service. The location was not t... Read more

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