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Assisted Living in Braintree, MA

Braintree is a city of about 39,143 residents, and approximately 6,537 are aged 65 and over. Active seniors will be happy to know they’re about 20 minutes from Boston, allowing for local entertainment opportunities. Braintree’s overall cost of living score (144.3) is significantly more than the corresponding 100 national average and Massachusetts’s score (127.2).

To help save money, seniors should look into free and low-cost resources within the state. This factor is especially important for those relocating to an assisted living community, considering the Braintree median of residing in such a facility is $6,819 each month. Despite the high cost, Braintree seniors who can no longer live independently but don’t need around-the-clock medical attention can benefit from assisted living care. Assisted living communities can assist with activities of daily living, such as housekeeping, personal care and transportation.

This guide lets Braintree seniors know about some of the assisted living costs within Massachusetts. It also lists some resources and other cost-cutting measures to help save on expenses.

2 Assisted Living communities in Braintree, MA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Sunrise of Braintree

618 Granite Street, Braintree, MA, 02184

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Grove Manor Estates, Braintree, MA

2. Grove Manor Estates

160 Grove St, Braintree, MA, 02184

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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20 matching communities nearby Braintree

1. Brookdale Quincy Bay

99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA, 02169

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, North Quincy, MA, 02171

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. New Pond Village

180 Main Street, Walpole, MA, 02081

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Orchard Cove

1 Del Pond Drive, Canton, MA, 02021

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

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

50 Sutherland Road, Brighton, MA, 02135

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Evans Park at Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA, 02458

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Wingate Residences at Needham

235 Gould Street, Needham, MA, 02494

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

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. The Residence at Watertown Square

20 Summer Street, Watertown, MA, 02472

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

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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9. Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

40 Clapboardtree Street, Norwood, MA, 02062

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Brookmeadow at Blue Hills

2121 Central Street, Stoughton, MA, 02072

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Providence House Assisted Living

180 Corey Rd, Brighton, MA, 02135

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Sunrise of Norwood

86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA, 02062

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. The Residence at Boylston Place

615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. CareOne at Sharon Assisted Living & Memory Care

675 S. Main Street, Sharon, MA, 02067

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Parc at Winthrop

46 Lincoln Street, Winthrop, MA, 02152

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

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Sophia Snow Place

1205-1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA, 02132

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Allerton House at Harbor Park

15 Condito Road, Hingham, MA, 02043

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. The Residence at Five Corners

678 Depot Street, Easton, MA, 02356

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

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Sunrise of Newton

431 Washington Street, Newton, MA, 02458

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

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Sunrise of Cohasset

125 King Street (Rt 3A), Cohasset, MA, 02025

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Braintree

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Massachusetts. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Braintree

Seniors should presume that assisted living in Braintree will be about $6,819 monthly. This cost may vary depending on amenities, services and location.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Braintree

As large as the $2,000 monthly difference is between Massachusetts ($6,500) and the national average ($4,500), the gap is even more significant compared to Braintree ($6,819). The city’s median is $319 more than the state average and $2,319 more than the national average. 

$6819

Braintree

$6500

Massachusetts

$4500

The United States

The 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey shows a significant difference of $4,735 per month between Braintree and Pittsfield ($2,084), which is notably cheaper than all other Massachusetts cities surveyed. Barnstable Town ($7,000) is the costliest city for assisted living care, yet it’s only $181 more than Braintree. Two additional Massachusetts cities — Springfield ($5,048) and Worcester ($5,685) — as well as Albany, NY ($5,269) are relatively close in cost yet far from Braintree’s monthly assisted living median by more than a thousand dollars each. 

$6819

Braintree

$2084

Pittsfield

$5048

Springfield

$5269

Albany, NY

$5685

Worcester

$7000

Barnstable Town

Note: Data for Braintree was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Boston, was used instead.

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Braintree

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More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Massachusetts.

Braintree Assisted Living Resources

Resource Contact Service 
The Department of Veterans Services(781) 794-8217Located on Cleveland Avenue in Braintree, the Department of Veterans Services assists veterans and their families, including providing information about various programs they may qualify for. It also helps returning active-duty service members.
Logan Express(781) 843-0283Braintree seniors heading to or from the Boston Logan International Airport could opt for the Logan Express. Discounts are available for travelers 65 and over. One-way and round-trip fare discounts are available, and seniors can buy the tickets in person or online.
Thayer Public Library(781) 848-0405The Thayer Public Library on Washington Street is open weekdays and Saturdays with late nights from Monday through Thursday. Seniors can participate in a range of adult programs, including Thursday night Scrabble, one of the several book discussion groups or the Genealogy Club. The library offers museum passes, which may come with additional costs at the museum of choice.
Braintree Department of Elder Affairs(781) 848-1963The Braintree Department of Elder Affairs in Braintree is open on weekdays. Services include but aren’t limited to transportation to medical appointments and activities and information about fuel assistance, mental health services and more.
South Shore YMCAEmilson YMCA Branch: (781) 829-8585; Quincy YMCA Branch: (617) 479-8500Serving Braintree residents and the surrounding area, the South Shore YMCA has two branches: the Emilson YMCA in Hanover and the Quincy YMCA in Quincy. Services, programs, hours and amenities may vary by branch. Multiple types of senior memberships are available to those 65 and up. 
South Shore Elder Services(781) 848-3910Located in Braintree, The South Shore Elder Services assists those in Braintree and several other communities. Resources are available pertaining to the Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone (SHINE) program, the Money Management program, Asian Outreach, the Ombudsman program and more.

Braintree Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Braintree area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Laws and regulations for assisted living in Massachusetts