25 Assisted Living Facilities near Providence, RI

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Providence, RI

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Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boul...

Provides: Assisted Living
353 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906
"Warm and Welcoming lobby. The staff was friendly and very clean. Planning on a second visit. " More

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Wingate Residences on the East Side

Provides: Assisted Living
One Butler Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
"I love Wingate Residences on the East Side. My dad was all set to go there, but he got sick. Wingate was probably the best place. There was something about the atmosphere that I really like. They..." More

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Capitol Ridge at Providence

Provides: Assisted Living
700 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908
"Capitol Ridge was great and very attentive, and they take care of my father’s needs. His room is adequate and clean. They have daily exercise and entertainment that comes in. " More

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The Highlands on the East Side

Provides: Assisted Living
101 Highland Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
"My brother liked The Highlands as they seemed engaged to whatever they were doing. " More

Saint Elizabeth Court

Provides: Assisted Living
109 Melrose Street, Providence, RI 02907
"Saint Elizabeth Court is a wonderful, clean facility with good food and kind and caring staff. My mom, who has dementia couldn't be happier there! She has lived there for three years now and has..." More

Charlesgate Senior Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
670 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904
"My grandmother was a resident at Charlesgate Nursing Home/Assisted Living. She had been tranported to and from the hospital on multiple occasions for various illnesses. The nursing staff, staff and..." More

Arbor Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
153 Dean Street, Providence, RI 02903
"I didn’t like Arbor Hill. When we went there it's not clean. The place was very dark and dingy. The rooms were dingy too. I didn’t like how the residents would line up to get their medications and..." More

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Greenwich Farms at Warwick

Provides: Assisted Living
75 Minnasota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888
"Greenwich Farms at Warwick was excellent, but the location and pricing made us choose another community instead. The community was very lovely. In terms of the layout, I couldn't really tell..." More

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Anchor Bay at Pocasset

Provides: Assisted Living
12 Old Pocasset Lane, Johnston, RI 02919
"My mother and I chose Brookdale. It had a welcoming atmosphere when we first walked in, it's very open, and it's very bright. The outside grounds are well-kept, handicap accessible, and mother..." More

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Atria Bay Spring Village

Provides: Assisted Living
147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806
"Atria Bay Spring Village was wonderful. They're all so welcoming and friendly, whether it's the dishwasher or the head of the whole place. The rooms were small. The dining area was beautiful and..." More

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Anchor Bay at East Providence

Provides: Assisted Living
1440 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915
"My parents lived at Anchor Bay for 3 years and we could not have been happier for the care, environment and kindness. First, their health and safety is paramount at Anchor Bay. They were..." More

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Tockwotton on the Waterfront

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Waterfront Drive, East Providence, RI 02914
"Tockwotton on the Waterfront is a lovely community. I wish they would have been a little more personable, like they showed us where the cafe was and said we could go in and get coffee if we wanted...." More

Scandinavian Home Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Warwick Avenue, Cranston, RI 02905
"We chose Scandinavian Communities Assisted Living for my parents because it was a combination of assisted living and nursing. Our experience with them so far has been really good. They've taken..." More

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The Bridge at Cherry Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
One Cherry Hill Road, Johnston, RI 02919
"Having my mom at The Bridge at Cherry Hill has so far been so good. Some of the other places we've visited say she should be in memory care and she's not going to fit in there. But this community..." More

Saint Elizabeth Court

Provides: Assisted Living
109 Melrose Street, Warwick, RI 02886
"The staff in this Building is awesome, they are polite and funny, they help you with anything you need, the bldng it self is immaculate, always clean and witha a nice scent, the tenants are..." More

Winslow Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
40 Irving Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914
"We chose Winslow Gardens for my mother because it was affordable, and it just seemed like a really cozy place. The atmosphere is very good, and the people who work there are great. The food was..." More

Briarcliffe Gardens Memory Care Assis...

Provides: Assisted Living
49 Old Pocasset Road, Johnston, RI 02919
"My mother's room is bright and cheerful. The staff keep it very clean. My interactions with the staff have been very good. They answer questions and keep me informed regarding her activity and..." More

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Grandview Center

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Chambers St, Cumberland, RI 02864
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Darlington Assisted Living Center I

Provides: Assisted Living
123 Armistice Boulevard,, Pawtucket, RI 02860
"We like the personnel at Darlington; they seemed to be very good, and we had a Medicaid bed available for her. I give it very good marks; we’re very satisfied, and mom is satisfied with the food..." More

Evergreen House Health Center

Provides: Assisted Living
One Evergreen Drive, East Providence, RI 02914

Blackstone Valley Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
649 Broad Street, Central Falls, RI 02863
"Blackstone Valley Assisted Living was clean and the staff seemed very kind and warm. The grounds were well kept. The facilities seemed safe and and the staff was responsive. There were plenty of..." More

Darlington Assisted Living Center 2

Provides: Assisted Living
56 Maynard Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
"We visited a lady at Darlington on Maynard and we go there for the rosary every now and then. It seems a pretty clean facility and it's very small. They have a couple of toilets on the first floor...." More

The Tamarisk Rhode Island Assisted Li...

Provides: Assisted Living
3 Shalom Drive, Warwick, RI 02886
"I toured Tamarisk with a group, and we ate at a private dining room, and it was pleasant. They have good activities: movies, television, recreation, and trips. The staff was very pleasant towards..." More

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Pawtucket Center

Provides: Assisted Living
70 Gill Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02861
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Life Care at Home

Provides: Assisted Living
63 Sockanosset Crossroad Suite 1-C, Cranston, R...

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Providence

    Providence, the Rhode Island state capital, is one of the oldest cities in the country, and home to eight hospitals and seven colleges or universities. The state is bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and is known for its beaches and easy access to fishing and boating. Downtown Providence offers quality dining, shopping and historic walking tours for seniors to enjoy.

    Nine percent of the residents of Providence are over 65 years of age. There are 14 assisted living facilities in Providence, with 20 such communities nearby, all offering a broad variety of programs in addition to memory care and short-term rehabilitation services. Rhode Island's Department of Health licenses and monitors all facilities. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Providence

    • Rhode Island was a leader in monitoring air quality and has had a formal program in place since 1968. Seven stations throughout the state constantly monitor air quality.

    • Providence's cost of living is above the U.S. average, but the cost of the median home is below both the Rhode Island and U.S. averages.

    • Providence abounds in cultural life. Waterfire is a non-profit arts organization providing creative urban experiences. The Rhode Island School of Design Museum has visual exhibitions and musical events. There are museums dedicated to the Culinary ArtsNatural History and much more.
      The Roger Williams Zoo invites visitors to experience nature at its best. 

    • Providence has a higher crime rate than surrounding towns and cities, however the city employs more police officers than the U.S. average. 

    • There is an abundance of public transportation in and around Providence including Amtrak rail service and the T.F. Green Airport in nearby Warwick. The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) provides reliable and inexpensive transportation around the city and in surrounding areas.  

    • The climate in Providence is humid continental. Summers in Providence are generally warm and humid with an average July high temperature of 82 degrees.  Winters are cold with about 36 inches of snowfall per year.  The average low temperature in January is 20 degrees.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Providence

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Rhode Island

    $4,520.00 East Providence
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,781.00 Providence
    $3,471.00 Warwick
    $3,230.00 Johnston

    Assisted Living costs in Providence start around $3,781 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 Providence 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 Providence

    Rhode Island provides funding for an SSI Enhanced Assisted Living Program to adults aged 65 or older who meet the specific guidelines. Such individuals must not require the extensive medical services of a nursing home. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Providence

    Providence 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 Providence, please visit our Assisted Living in Rhode Island page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Providence

    Providence-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Rhode Island are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Rhode Island page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Providence, RI

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Providence

    • Review of Wingate Residences on the East Side

      I love Wingate Residences on the East Side. My dad was all set to go there, but he got sick. Wingate was probably the best place. There was something about the atmosphere that I really like. They h... Read more

      CR
    • Review of Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

      Warm and Welcoming lobby. The staff was friendly and very clean. Planning on a second visit. Read more

      J Tente
    • Review of Saint Elizabeth Court

      Saint Elizabeth Court is a wonderful, clean facility with good food and kind and caring staff. My mom, who has dementia couldn't be happier there! She has lived there for three years now and has ma... Read more

      Picky Relative
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