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Assisted Living in Framingham, Massachusetts

Framingham is a small city situated less than 20 miles from the Boston metro in Massachusetts that’s rich in colonial history, community spirit and offers a unique combination of urban, suburban and rural ambiance. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Framingham’s three beaches, six ponds, two golf courses and numerous parks in and around the city, while Framingham State University provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy art and culture. Framingham has a classic New England four-season climate, with pleasantly warm summers with highs in the lower 80s and cold, snowy winters. 

Assisted living facilities provide support with tasks of daily living, light medical care and can offer a myriad of recreational and social programming. According to the Genworth 2021 Cost of Care Survey, seniors in Framingham, MA can expect to pay an average of $5,685 per month for assisted living. This is significantly higher than the national average of $4,500, but almost $800 lower than the average cost for Massachusetts seniors ($6,500). 

This guide offers financial information and resources for seniors as they navigate options for quality assisted living care in and around Framingham. 

5 Assisted Living communities in Framingham, MA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA, 01702

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Mary Ann Morse at Heritage

747 Water Street, Framingham, MA, 01701

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. The Branches of Framingham

518 Pleasant Street, Framingham, MA, 01701

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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Homewatch CareGivers Serving Boston West and Framingham (CLOSED), Framingham, MA

4. Homewatch CareGivers Serving Boston West and Framingham (CLOSED)

945 Concord Street, Suite 400, Framingham, MA, 01701

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Carmel Terrace Assisted Living, Framingham, MA

5. Carmel Terrace Assisted Living

933 Central Street, Framingham, MA, 01701

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

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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20 matching communities nearby Framingham

1. Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA, 02493

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Atria Draper Place

25 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA, 01747

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. New Pond Village

180 Main Street, Walpole, MA, 02081

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. The Commons in Lincoln

One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA, 01773

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Sunrise of Wayland

285 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA, 01778

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

50 Sutherland Road, Brighton, MA, 02135

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Evans Park at Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA, 02458

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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9. Wingate Residences at Needham

235 Gould Street, Needham, MA, 02494

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

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. The Residence At Orchard Grove

258 Walnut St, Shrewsbury, MA, 01545

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

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. 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 (877) 867-8105

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12. Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

40 Clapboardtree Street, Norwood, MA, 02062

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. The Residence at Valley Farm

369 Pond Street, Ashland, MA, 01721

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

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook

10 Devon Dr., Acton, MA, 01720

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Sunrise of Norwood

86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA, 02062

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. The Residence at Boylston Place

615 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Blaire House of Milford Assisted Living

One Railroad Street, Milford, MA, 01757

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Scandinavian Living Center

206 Waltham St, West Newton, MA, 02465

Assisted Living

From $7800 / mo

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19. The Branches of Marlboro

421 Bolton Street, Marlboro, MA, 01752

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. The Falls at Cordingly Dam

2300 Washington Street, Newton Lower Falls, MA, 02462

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 Framingham

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 Framingham

Seniors in Framingham pay $5,685 per month for assisted living.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Framingham

In Framingham, the average monthly cost for assisted living services is $5,685, or $1,100 higher than the national average. However, it’s $800 less than the Massachusetts state average of $6,500 per month.

$5685

Framingham

$6500

Massachusetts

$4500

The United States

Assisted living facilities in Boston are significantly more expensive, with residents in the capital city paying an average of $6,819 per month. The highest costs in Massachusetts are found east of Boston in Barnstable Town, where prices jump to $7,000 monthly, or $1,315 more than in Framingham. Assisted living facilities in Springfield are more affordable, coming in at $5,048 per month, and seniors willing to reside closer to the state border will find a steep discount in Pittsfield, where costs drop to $2,084 per month.

$5685

Framingham

$6819

Boston

$7000

Barnstable Town

$5048

Springfield

$2084

Pittsfield

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

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Framingham

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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.

Framingham Assisted Living Resources



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Framingham Council on Aging(508) 532-5980The Framingham Council on Aging serves the 55 and over population of Framingham by acting as a local resource guide and identifying and addressing issues that affect local seniors with the goal of promoting independence and a good quality of life. The agency also administers the Callahan Center, which is a senior center that’s open Monday through Fridays and hot lunches and a variety of programs and services designed for older people. 
MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (508) 935-2222Metro Regional Transit Authority offers reduced fares for senior and disabled persons. Dial-a-ride services are also available for those who require customized door-to-door service. Reservations for Dial-a-Ride must be made 48 hours in advance, and rides are subject to availability. 
Framingham Veterans Services(508) 532-5515Qualified veterans and their families can access information and assistance concerning the commonwealth’s public assistance program for former members of the U.S. military. This agency also provides assistance to those seeking federal benefits their service entitles them to receive. 
United Way of Tri-County (508) 872-3291Seniors who are looking for ways to keep their skills sharp and put their education and experience to good use can find numerous community-based volunteer opportunities at United Way of Tri-County. The United Way works with charitable organizations throughout the community and matches volunteers with nonprofits and agencies based on interest and ability. 
Framingham Public Library (508) 532-5570The Framingham Public Library hosts two educational programs in collaboration with Framingham State University designed for those aged 60 and over. Adventures in Lifelong Learning is a four-week session of courses that covers subjects such as history, targeted fiction and civics. Preregistration is required for this program. The Lifelong Learning Lecture Series occurs Thursday nights and is available on a drop-in basis.

Framingham Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Framingham 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.

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