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Assisted Living in Andover, Massachusetts

As part of the Boston metropolitan area, Andover is connected to the largest city in Massachusetts where the population is composed of more than 5,000 seniors ages 65 and older. Steeped in history and culture, Andover is ideal for seniors looking to experience the events, places and education the city offers. From the Andover Center for History and Culture to the North Andover Historical Society, retirees here will find many opportunities to engage with and enjoy Andover’s rich history. Proximity to Boston means a plethora of activities and events are readily available. From taking in a Broadway show or dance production at the Boston Theater to all-day shopping at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, there are many ways to enjoy this metropolis, throughout all the seasons.

The average cost of assisted living in Andover is $6,442, although actual costs will depend on the specific amenities and services offered. 

Note: Data for Andover was not available, so data for the nearest city, Boston, was used instead.   

1 Assisted Living communities in Andover, MA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA, 01810

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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20 matching communities nearby Andover

1. Windsor Place of Wilmington

92 West Street, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Benchmark Senior Living at Putnam Farm

9 Summer Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Greystone Farm at Salem

242 Main Street, Salem, NH, 03079

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings

20 Charnstaffe Lane, Billerica, MA, 01821

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Benchmark Senior Living at Chelmsford Crossings

199 Chelmsford Street, Chelmsford, MA, 01824

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Sunrise at Gardner Park

73 Margin Street, Peabody, MA, 01960

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Sunrise of Burlington MA

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA, 01803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Sunrise of Lynnfield

55 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA, 01940

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Atria Longmeadow Place

42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA, 01803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Benchmark Senior Living at Haverhill Crossings

254 Amesbury Road, Haverhill, MA, 01830

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. The Residence at Pearl Street

75 Pearl Street, Reading, MA, 01867

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. The Residence at Freeman Lake

4 Technology Drive, North Chelmsford, MA, 01863

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. The Residence at Melrose Station

158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA, 02176

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Giving Tree Senior Living

1827 Bridge Street, Dracut, MA, 01826

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. The Residence at Salem Woods

6 Sally Sweet’s Way, Salem, NH, 03079

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Blaire House of Tewksbury

10 Erlin Terrace, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Grace Morgan House

489 Prospect Street, Methuen, MA, 01844

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Ashland Farm at North Andover

700 Chickering Road, North Andover, MA, 01845

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Harriett and Ralph Kaplan Estates

240 Lynnfield St., Peabody, MA, 01960

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn

1 Cedar Street, Woburn, MA, 01801

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

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Paying for Assisted Living in Andover, Massachusetts

The Cost of Assisted Living in Andover

Compared to the statewide average of $5,640, Andover’s assisted living costs are more expensive, at $6,442 monthly. They are also $2,391 more, significantly higher, than the nationwide average of $4,051 per month. Costs vary in neighboring states: New York, at $4,630 per month, is closer to the national average, while New Hampshire’s assisted living costs are nearly $600 more each month than they are in Andover. Connecticut’s costs ($4,880) are similar to those of New York’s, while Vermont’s costs ($5,338) are closer to those of Massachusetts.    

$6442

Andover / Boston

$5640

Massachusetts

$4051

The United States

$7021

New Hampshire

$5338

Vermont

$4630

New York

$4880

Connecticut

Assisted living costs in other Massachusetts cities are less expensive than in Andover and more reflective of the statewide average. Along the coast, assisted living costs in Barnstable ($5,550) are approximately $900 less each month, and prices are similar in Worcester ($5,634), which is located further inland. To the southwest, prices in Springfield are even lower, at $5,350 each month, while they drop significantly in Pittsfield ($3,013), which is located closer to the New York border. To the south, in Rhode Island, assisted living costs in Providence ($5,199) are similar to those in Springfield, while Manchester, New Hampshire is more expensive than other cities, at $7,182 per month.    

$6442

Andover / Boston

$5640

Massachusetts

$5550

Barnstable

$5634

Worcester

$5350

Springfield

$3013

Pittsfield

$5199

Providence

$7182

Manchester

Andover Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Massachusetts’ Medicaid program, MassHealth, offers several Home and Community Based Waivers, one of which may be applicable to assisted living. The Moving Forward Plan Residential Supports (MFP-RS) waiver helps seniors ages 65 and older move from a nursing home into assisted living by providing community-based services and supports. To be eligible, an individual must qualify for MassHealth, be 65 years or older, have been living in a nursing home for a minimum of 90 days and require 24-hour, 7 days a week staff supervision. Once qualified, individuals can receive financial assistance, community-based day services, transportation, occupational / speech therapies and more. 

Learn more about the MFP-RS waiver including information regarding the application process and the specific eligibility requirements at our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.   

Andover Assisted Living Resources



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Andover Elder Services(978) 623-8320

Responsible for carrying out the guidance received from Andover’s Council on Aging, Andover Elder Services (AES) oversees all senior programs and services offered in Andover. In addition to transportation to medical appointments or shopping trips, AES offers mental health counseling, monthly fitness and wellness classes as well as Senior Connections, a day program for those seeking stimulation in a structured environment. AES runs the Andover Senior Center, which provides games, socialization, coffee hour and more. 
Andover Veteran Services(978) 623-8380Dedicated to doing whatever is necessary to bring senior veterans and their loved ones the benefits and services to which they are entitled, Andover Senior Services offers benefits counseling and connects veterans with local services. A directory listing of local veteran resources is available, as well as a page offering a brief explanation of each local benefit and service. These include direct financial aid, hospital and medical aid, home loans and widow’s pensions. 
VA Boston Healthcare System(800) 865-3384Andover senior veterans and their dependents are also eligible to receive comprehensive medical care at the VA Boston Healthcare System (BHS). Consisting of three Boston area divisions, the VA BHS provides a wide range of care including dental services, dermatology, endocrinology and primary care. Geriatrics clinics are also available at all three divisions.   
Executive Office of Elder Affairs(617) 727-7750The Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) is a government initiative designed to promote the well-being and independence of seniors. By partnering with 25 regional, nonprofit elder services, the EOEA can provide access to quality aging services. Caregiver support is available, as are options counseling and information about housing options. EOEA is also responsible for the implementation of the Age-Friendly Massachusetts Plan, which seeks to help elders thrive in their communities. Andover is listed as an “emerging age-friendly community” while Boston is designated an “active age-friendly community.” 

Andover Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Andover assisted living communities must follow the state laws and guidelines required of all assisted living communities within Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs is responsible for overseeing assisted living communities and determining if they are compliant with state laws and regulations.