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Assisted Living in Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg is a city located in northern Worcester County approximately an hour northwest of Boston. There are regional parks, shopping centers and other points of interest for active seniors. The city gets over 71 inches of snow per year, but summers are mild with average highs of 81 degrees. Compared to the state and national averages, the cost of living in the city is low, which makes it an attractive location for seniors on a budget.

Seniors who need help with daily living tasks but prefer to live as independently as possible have a choice between three assisted living communities within the city limits and nine nearby. These communities cost approximately $5,488 per month, but this cost can vary depending on a number of factors, including the available types of care and the size of the community.

6 Assisted Living communities in Fitchburg, MA | 7 nearby communities

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1. The Gables of Fitchburg

935 John Fitch Highway, Fitchburg, MA, 01420

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Penny Lane Seniors Residence, Fitchburg, MA

2. Penny Lane Seniors Residence

222 South St., Fitchburg, MA, 01420

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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Caldwell Home Extended Care, Fitchburg, MA

3. Caldwell Home Extended Care

10 Prospect St, Fitchburg, MA, 01420

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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Cedar Street Home Inc, Fitchburg, MA

4. Cedar Street Home Inc

30 Cedar St, Fitchburg, MA, 01420

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Tower Hill Rest Home, Fitchburg, MA

5. Tower Hill Rest Home

20 Myrtle Ave, Fitchburg, MA, 01420

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Anwelt Heritage Apartments, Fitchburg, MA

6. Anwelt Heritage Apartments

1 Oak Hill Rd, Fitchburg, MA, 01420

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7 matching communities nearby Fitchburg

1. Benchmark Senior Living at Leominster Crossings

1160 Main Street, Leominster, MA, 01453

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Sunrise of Leominster

6 Beth Avenue at Route 12, Leominster, MA, 01453

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Manor on the Hill

450 N. Main St., Leominster, MA, 01453

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Rivercourt Residences

8 West Main Street, West Groton, MA, 01450

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Corcoran House

40 Walnut Street, Clinton, MA, 01510

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Broadview, Inc. Assisted Living Facility, Winchendon, MA

6. Broadview, Inc. Assisted Living Facility

547 Central Street, Winchendon, MA, 01475

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Friendship Manor

151 Main St, New Ipswich, NH, 03071

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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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 >

Paying for Assisted Living in Fitchburg, MA

The Cost of Assisted Living in Fitchburg

Assisted living communities in Fitchburg have an average cost of $5,488 per month, according to the 2020 Genworth Cost of Care Survey. This cost is less than the state average of $6,085, but more than the national average of $4,300. New York and Vermont seniors pay less at $4,800 and $5,310 per month, while those in Connecticut pay more at $6,300.

$5488

Fitchburg

$6085

Massachusetts

$4300

The United States

$4800

New York

$6300

Connecticut

$5310

Vermont

The median cost of an assisted living community in Massachusetts varies from $5,488 in Fitchburg to $6,338 in Barnstable. Pittsfield and Springfield have similar costs at $5,789 and $5,750 per month. In the far northeast corner of the state in Boston, seniors pay around $6,100 per month, which is $612 more than the average in Fitchburg.

$5488

Fitchburg

$6085

Massachusetts

$5789

Pittsfield

$5750

Springfield

$6100

Boston

$6338

Barnstable

Note: Data for Fitchburg was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Worcester, was used instead.

Fitchburg Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Low-income seniors may apply for the Massachusetts home and community-based services waiver to help pay for services like companionship, family training, individual support, personal care, skilled nursing and specialized medical equipment. Learn more about what this waiver offers, what the requirements are and how to apply at our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.

Fitchburg Assisted Living Resources

 ContactDescription
Fitchburg Senior Center(978) 829-1790The Fitchburg Senior Center is a gathering spot for seniors aged 60 and older. It offers activities, programs and classes that help enrich a senior’s quality of life. These services include swimming, ping pong, books on cassette, day trips, meals, transportation, health screenings, legal aid, caregiver support and arts and crafts.
Fitchburg Council on Aging(978) 345-9598The Fitchburg Council on Aging serves as an advocate for older adults. The council designs, promotes and implements programs that address the needs of seniors in the community. These programs include meals, transportation and case management.
Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone (SHINE)(800) 243-4636SHINE helps educate seniors to explore their available Medicare options. Trained volunteers answer questions regarding individual healthcare and prescription drug coverage and can offer help with enrollment.
Tri-Valley Elder Services(508) 949-6640Tri-Valley Elder Services helps seniors live independent lives in their homes or in a residential care facility. The nonprofit organization offers delivered meals, care transitions, health screenings, options counseling and healthy aging programs, such as disease management and fall prevention classes. Other programs and services include caregiver support and transportation to and from medical appointments and area senior centers. Elder services also connects seniors with the state long-term-care ombudsman who advocates for seniors in long-term care.
Fitchburg Veterans Services(978) 829-1797The Fitchburg Veterans Service Office helps veterans sign up for their available benefits and compensation. The office also assists with medical benefits, loans, educational benefits, death and burial benefits and counseling. Veterans services also helps veterans in long-term care sign up for the Aid and Attendance Benefit to help cover the costs of home and community-based services.

Fitchburg Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Fitchburg assisted living residences are regulated by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA). The regulations apply to all aspects of care, including activities of daily living, health and safety and staffing. Learn more about these regulations at our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.