7 Assisted Living Facilities near West Yarmouth, MA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in West Yarmouth, MA

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Maplewood at Mayflower Place

Provides: Assisted Living
579 Buck Island Road, West Yarmouth, MA 02673
"Maplewood at Mayflower Place has recently been taken over by a Connecticut company and their prices have gone way up, so we just backed off. They've redone a lot of the facility. I saw one room..." More

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Mill Hill Residence, a Maplewood at M...

Provides: Assisted Living
164 MA 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673
"Located in the heart of Cape Cod, the Mill Hill Residence is the newest addition to the Maplewood at Mayflower Place campus, an award-winning continuing care retirement community with a..." More

5 Assisted Living Facilities near West Yarmouth, MA

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Thirwood Place

Provides: Assisted Living
237 N Main St, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
"My mother spent 4 wonderful years at Thirwood before she passed away. She got a new lease on life after she moved in. She was in a beautiful apartment with a second bedroom for visiting family...." More

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Brookdale Cape Cod

Provides: Assisted Living
790 Falmouth Road, Hyannis, MA 02601
"Brookdale Cape Cod is an ideal place for my parents. It's a nice and very clean facility. The staff was very welcoming. The room I saw was 30 steps away from the dining room. It was on the small..." More

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Royal of Harwich

Provides: Assisted Living
328 Bank Street, Harwich, MA 02645
"I was generally not impressed with Royal of Harwich. I realize it's an antique house, but the rooms were old-looking. It's all so old and sort of shabby, and I wasn't sure that it's actually clean...." More

Heatherwood At Kings Way

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Heatherwood Dr., Yarmouth Port, MA 02675
"Heatherwood at Kings Way has a nice setting. The buildings are clean and attractive. I have friends who live there and they enjoy it. They like the community. The food is good. Assisted living is..." More

Cape Regency, A Radius Healthcare Cen...

Provides: Assisted Living
120 South Main Street , Centerville, MA 02632
"The caregivers are very good at Brookside Regency. They are on their fourth care director so clearly they have management problems. My mother was in a dementia unit and she was not crazy about the..." More

Assisted Living near West Yarmouth, MA

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in West Yarmouth

  • Review of Maplewood at Mayflower Place

    Maplewood at Mayflower Place has recently been taken over by a Connecticut company and their prices have gone way up, so we just backed off. They've redone a lot of the facility. I saw one room whi... Read more

    Deborah
  • Review of Maplewood at Mayflower Place

    We will be moving into Maplewood; it has all of the features that we are looking for to be able to move to independent living, and assisted living as needed without having to move. They also have m... Read more

    Frank421676
  • Review of Maplewood at Mayflower Place

    Maplewood was the best one on the Cape. Everyone was friendly and doing their jobs. It was clean, and my parents got excellent care. They could have a little bit better landscaping. The rooms were ... Read more

    Elena524446
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in West Yarmouth

West Yarmouth is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Yarmouth, Massachusetts. It has a large senior population, with those over the age of 65 making up nearly a quarter of its 6,000-person population. Seniors looking for assisted living in West Yarmouth will find two facilities within the CDP and another 10 facilities nearby.

In Massachusetts, assisted living facilities are officially known as assisted living residences and provide room and board as well as supportive services that make it possible for seniors to age in place. These facilities are certified and regulated by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in West Yarmouth

  • While the overall cost of living in Massachusetts is 25 percent higher than the national average, this is mainly due to the high cost of housing. Seniors can expect to spend about 6 percent more on groceries and 10 percent more on transportation costs than they would elsewhere in the country, although healthcare expenses are generally about 17 percent lower.  

  • In Massachusetts, Social Security benefits are tax exempt, though most other forms of retirement income are taxable. Seniors who draw an income from pensions or retirement accounts should speak to a tax expert to determine how Massachusetts’ laws will affect them.   

  • The overall crime rate in West Yarmouth is 39 percent lower than the national average and is safer than 42 percent of U.S. cities. This may appeal to seniors who enjoy being out in the community.  

  • Public transportation in West Yarmouth is provided by the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA). In addition to providing fixed routes, which seniors can ride at a discounted rate, CCRTA also provides ADA/Dial-a-Ride by appointment.    

  • The West Yarmouth area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Cape Cod Healthcare, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.  

  • West Yarmouth has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Council on Aging, an organization that provides programs and services that promote seniors' social, physical and financial wellness, as well as one senior center. 


Paying for Assisted Living in West Yarmouth

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Massachusetts

$6,800.00 West Yarmouth
$5,237.00 Plymouth
$5,200.00 Falmouth
$5,090.00 Dartmouth
$4,655.00 Brewster
$4,000.00 US
$3,750.00 New Bedford
$3,025.00 Fall River

Assisted Living costs in West Yarmouth start around $6,800 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 West Yarmouth 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 West Yarmouth

In Massachusetts, MassHealth, which is the state's Medicaid plan, covers services in assisted living facilities. Services are also available under the MFP-RS waiver program

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 West Yarmouth

West Yarmouth 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in West Yarmouth

West Yarmouth-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.