9 Assisted Living Facilities near Woonsocket, RI

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Woonsocket, RI

Wyndemere Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
1044 Mendon Road, Woonsocket, RI 02895
"The facilities were very clean and looked relatively new and well cared for. The staff was very helpful and friendly in terms of showing us around. They seemed to be genuinely interested in helping..." More

Evergreen Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
116 Green Street, Woonsocket, RI 02828

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Chapel Hill Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Old Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI 02864
"Brookdale Cumberland was excellent, very nice, clean, and very well run. They have a lot of things to do and a lot of places to go. I couldn’t believe the list of activities in one day. We looked..." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA 02038
"We had a very good visit at Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill. The people who showed us around were very nice. They knew the residents by name, and they greeted them. The staff also came up to..." More

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Smithfield Woods Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
171 Pleasant View Ave., Smithfield, RI 02917
"I'm interested in Brookdale Smithfield. It was very nice and I had a very good tour. The person was very helpful and I liked the place very much. The rooms were very good and spacious enough. One..." More

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Atria Lincoln Place

Provides: Assisted Living
612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865
"My brother and I visited the Atria. The girl that took us around was very knowledgeable and very professional. They were getting ready to eat, so we went into the dining room, and they told us..." More

Villa at St Antoine

Provides: Assisted Living
400 Mendon Road, North Smithfield, RI 02896
"My mother-in-law is at Villa at St Antoine. The facility is wonderful, and they have really good people. Their staff are very well trained, and I like the care that they are able to provide to..." More

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The Enclave of Franklin

Provides: Assisted Living
656 King Street, Franklin, MA 02038
"It was very nice when we visited The Estate. The staff was informative and very nice. The rooms and dining facility is very nice. They have everything going on while I was there. They were playing..." More

Autumn Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
3579 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI 02864
"They are very happy to see the people, and they talk really nicely to them at the Autumn Villa. It is just a really nice, small community, and everybody is nice to each other there. The nurses know..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Woonsocket

    Woonsocket, located on the Blackstone River in northern Rhode Island, has a long industrial history. Its first textile mill opened in 1810, and by the middle of the century, Woonsocket was one of the largest textile manufacturing centers in the country. While the mills are now closed, the city of approximately 41,600 people is still a major urban center.

    Nearly 14% of Woonsocket’s residents are seniors, and if they need help with activities of daily living, they can visit any of the nine assisted living facilities in the area. In Woonsocket, these facilities are licensed by the Center for Health Facilities Regulation, a division of the Rhode Island Department of Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Woonsocket

    • Woonsocket has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Providence.
    • The city offers some cultural opportunities that may interest seniors. The St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center is home to a large collection of fresco paintings. At the Museum of Work and Culture, seniors can learn about the city’s early immigrants and industrial past. 
    • In Woonsocket, winters are cold and snowy. January lows dip into the teens, and 51 inches of snow falls each year, on average. Summers are mild, with highs in the 80s. These distinct seasons are ideal for seniors who enjoy both summer and winter sports.
    • Woonsocket’s cost of living is lower than the Rhode Island average, but it’s still 10.1% more expensive than the national norm. Housing, utilities and transportation tend to cost more here. However, health care costs are 17.4% lower than the U.S. average, which may make the area more affordable for seniors.
    • In recent years, Rhode Island has become more tax-friendly for retirees, which might help Woonsocket seniors with restrictive budgets. Many seniors don’t need to pay tax on their Social Security benefits. For many seniors, the first $15,000 of retirement income, such as IRAs and 401(k)s, is tax-exempt.
    • In Rhode Island, 92% of communities have a lower crime rate than Woonsocket, so seniors may consider taking security precautions. Woonsocket residents have a one in 44 chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, but for violent crime, the chance is only one in 189.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Woonsocket

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Rhode Island

    $5,472.00 Franklin
    $5,100.00 Cumberland
    $4,025.00 Smithfield
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,553.00 Milford

    Assisted Living costs in Woonsocket start around $0 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 Woonsocket 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 Woonsocket

    Rhode Island has two programs available for Woonsocket seniors who need help with assisted living costs: the Global Comsumer Choice Compact Medicaid Waiver and the SSI Enhanced Assisted Living Program.

    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 Woonsocket

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Woonsocket

    Woonsocket-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Woonsocket

    • Review of Wyndemere Woods

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