Nashua is a safe, comfortable place to retire, with a low crime rate and diverse recreational opportunities. You can spend time in nature, enjoy the historic downtown area and even take day trips to Boston for world-class entertainment and dining. The area also offers access to some of the nation’s best hospitals. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 16.5% of Nashua residents are aged 65 and older. That’s close to the U.S. senior population of about 16.8%, but well below the New Hampshire estimate of 19.3% older adult residents.
Assisted living communities offer services like meals, housekeeping, transportation and home maintenance, typically for adults ages 65 and older. You can enjoy an independent lifestyle in a secure setting with access to 24/7 assistance from professional care staff when you need it. Many assisted living centers also provide nursing or medical care. However, assisted living’s median in the Nashua area costs $8,061 per month, which is significantly more than the state and national average costs, according to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey.
This guide provides details about care costs in Nashua for seniors seeking an assisted living community in the area. We also provide some advantages and disadvantages of living in this small town on the Merrimack River.