8 Assisted Living Facilities near Wilbraham, MA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Wilbraham, MA

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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

Life Care Center Of Wilbraham

Provides: Assisted Living
2399 Boston Road, Wilbraham, MA 01095

6 Assisted Living Facilities near Wilbraham, MA

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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 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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The Reserve at East Longmeadow

Provides: Assisted Living
741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
"The Reserve at East Longmeadow was way too much for my parents because they live in a very small house and I think they would do better in a much smaller type of assisted living place. The Reserve..." More

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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

Mason Wright

Provides: Assisted Living
74 Walnut St. , Springfield, MA 01105
"I was looking for a place for my dad, though he hasn't decided yet. We had a great experience with this facility when we visited it way back then. The assistant there was the most helpful, most..." More

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East Village Place

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Benton Dr, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
"I would probably go with East Village Place if my mother need assisted living down the road. It seemed a lot more cheerful and uplifting. Some people had their doors open and they said hi to us...." More

Other Options in Wilbraham, MA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Wilbraham

  • Review of Orchard Valley at Wilbraham

    Orchard Valley at Wilbraham was too expensive. It didn't thrill me, and I didn't like the rooms. The rooms and dining area were small but looked OK. it didn't offer anything different. The people w... Read more

    JK
  • Review of Orchard Valley at Wilbraham

    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 aroun... Read more

    Anne
  • Review of Orchard Valley at Wilbraham

    I felt pretty good about Orchard Valley at Wilbraham, but the location for us didn't feel right. It was good and very clean, but I wasn't impressed with the memory unit because the residents were s... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wilbraham

Wilbraham is a suburb of the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, which is known as the New England Knowledge Corridor. The city area is home to the historic Springfield Armory, a Titanic museum and eight assisted living facilities (ALFs) to choose from. Two facilities are in Wilbraham itself, and another six are close by. The Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs regulates the policies for these ALFs, which are defined as facilities that provide a supervised residential setting for seniors. Services that may be offered include assistance with daily living, provided meals and medication management. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wilbraham

  • The Wilbraham area is home to world-class medical facilities, including, Mercy Medical Center in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • Seniors may have difficulty being active all year round due to the climate. The summers are warm, with a high average of 83 degrees in July, but the winters are cold with a low average of 16 degrees and have a heavy snowfall of 43 inches, compared to the national average of 26 inches.

  • Crime rates are low in Wilbraham, so seniors can feel safe. Violent crime is rated at 29.8 out of 100 (1 being the safest), which is low compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime is rated at 26.7, which is much lower than the national average of 38.1.

  • Seniors can enjoy visiting local shopping centers and running errands easily thanks to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority. The PVTA fixed bus routes are handicap accessible and offer discounted rides to seniors.

  • Seniors living in Wilbraham can explore Wilbraham’s history at the Old Meeting House Museum. Others might like to catch a performance by the Theatre Guild of Hampden at auditoriums in the area. 

  • Seniors with a severe respiratory condition should consider how living in Wilbraham might affect their health. The American Lung Association gave this area a Particle Pollution 24-hour score of A, but on the other hand, the ozone score was poor with a D ranking. 


Paying for Assisted Living in Wilbraham

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Massachusetts

$5,158.00 South Windsor
$4,181.00 West Hartford
$4,004.00 East Longmeadow
$4,000.00 US
$3,790.00 Wilbraham
$3,225.00 Springfield

Assisted Living costs in Wilbraham start around $3,790 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 Wilbraham 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 Wilbraham

Seniors seeking aid for assisted living costs may be eligible through the state’s Medicaid Assisted Living Benefit programs, the Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI-G). Some seniors may also have access to the non-Medicaid Supportive Senior Housing Initiative Program for financial aid.

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 Wilbraham

Wilbraham 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 Wilbraham

Wilbraham-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.