Sunrise of Wayland

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

15 Reviews
285 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Call (800) 385-2527
Sunrise of Wayland (800) 385-2527
PROMOTION! 46 days

Sign a residency agreement by 12/31/19 and pay no suite rate in Dec 2020 or Dec 2021. Eligibility limited to new residents. Offer not available for Monogram Collection, Independent Living, Sunrise Villa communities, or publicly funded health programs.

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December 13, 2013

By Don27

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My mother went to Sunrise of Wayland. We chose this facility because it seemed to be the best fit. It was kind of homey, it wasn’t huge, and the staff was really nice. The facility was bright and cheerful. I really don’t know how much she is getting into the activities, but she does go down at 3 o'clock for social hours. Nobody was just sitting around, people were busy.

November 27, 2013

By Caring64901250

I visited this facility

I went and toured Sunrise. It was a very nice facility. I saw some of the rooms. Although most of them were fairly small, I appreciated them because they all looked good. I had lunch there and I liked the food. It was very, very good. The people were very attentive and they seemed to be dedicated. It might a little pricey for me.

November 23, 2013

By Caring73627450

I visited this facility

Sunrise of Wayland just didn't have enough for the long haul in terms of care. You have to bring more health services for yourself. It was less appealing in that they didn't have enough health services. It did have a dementia area. It may be good for some people, they may like what they have, so there's nothing negative about it. It was also less expensive because they didn't have buy-in.

August 22, 2013

By Louise13

I visited this facility

Sunrise was very nice and lovely. The woman that showed us around was very nice and they had everything that a little old person would love but it's outrageously expensive. They had nice sitting rooms and snacks, tea or coco 24/7 and three square meals. They had a little barbershop and hair dressing place. They had a bunch of stimulating groups for people who have dementia like my dad. They had a lot to offer.

October 11, 2012

By bmacdonald

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Sunrise Senior Living in Wayland is a very nice facility and the residents are well cared for there. The building and grounds are always very clean and well kept. Residents often sit outside on the walkway or in the screened porch when the weather is nice. The common areas always have people in them either watching television or listening to music. There have been occasions when I visited and there were very talented live musicians playing the piano. There are two small dogs which live at Sunrise. They are mostly well behaved and get along well with the residents and visiting children. The staff are very kind, patient and professional. The food is well made and there is a private dining room which can be requested by the residents. The facility it two floors, but easy to navigate and wheelchair accessible. My grandmother is happy living at Sunrise senior living.

October 05, 2012

By Lee M.

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Sunrise Assisted Living is a good place for my great-grandmother to live. She made the difficult decision to stop living in her own home after a stroke, and Sunrise is the most home-like environment available that also suited her level of need for care. She receives medical care, occupational therapy, and physical therapy in the same facility, as well as enrichment activities. The facility is clean and bright, and it is easy for residents and family to maneuver in wheelchairs or with limited mobility. The two staff doggies provide an additional home-like touch. The staff are kind, respectful, and caring; each staff member seems dedicated to meeting the needs of each individual resident. The kitchen provides healthy and good-tasting food, and there's a beautiful open dining room with plenty of windows. Even the grounds are beautiful, with flowers, grass, and well-maintained paved paths, so even residents in wheelchairs can go outdoors with assistance.

July 05, 2012

By sasha_smith

I visited this facility

The facility seemed great. My class was warmly welcomed, but the part of the facility that I noticed the most was the cleanliness. From the general furniture to the bathrooms, every part seemed to be thoroughly inspected and cleaned. Therefore, I was very pleased in this regard. Likewise, the staff were very accommodating , both for my class and the elderly. We were happily greeted at the door, and this friendliness lasted throughout the entire time which spanned about two hours. In fact, my teacher noted that of all the assisted facilities that she had seen, Sunrise Assisted Living in Wayland was by far the best. Overall, the occupants seemed pleased with their lifestyle. There were no negative aspects of the facilities, so overall I was very impressed. One woman personally thanked me and noted that our class didn't need to work so hard to memorized multiple songs. I responded however that it was my pleasure.
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Services and Amenities of Sunrise of Wayland

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Offer Companion Suites.
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Coffee Shop
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Features Extra: Library

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Internet Enabled Rooms
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Hospice Care
  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Wii Sports
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Staff Patient Ratio: Flexible Staffing
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed.

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy


  • Licenses: MA

About Sunrise of Wayland

Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice of suites to our exceptional outdoor gardens and landscaping. Look around and you'll notice fresh flowers throughout the residence, and you may even spot our dog or our cat. And of course, there are always the friendly smiling faces of our staff to ensure that each day spent here is a welcome one.

What Makes Us Special

Sunrise is ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Senior Living Communities" in J.D. Power's first ever Senior Living Customer Satisfaction Study. In addition to earning the highest overall customer satisfaction in J.D. Power's study, Sunrise achieved the highest score in five out of the six study factors. Sunrise ranked highest among its peers for caregiver/staff, which examined customer experiences with responsiveness, concern for needs, professional skill and appearance. Sunrise also ranked highest overall in senior services/activities; resident setup/orientation; rooms, building, and grounds; and food and beverage.

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