Assisted Living in Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Situated in Middlesex County 35 miles by car from the Boston Metro Area, Hopkinton provides a charming New England lifestyle with plenty of community spirit, a vibrant cultural scene and rich colonial history dating back to its incorporation as a city in 1715. Hopkinton offers a classic, four-season New England climate with plenty of snow during the winter and warm, pleasant summers. Although there is only one golf course in Hopkinton, there are 71 courses within 20 miles, providing golf enthusiasts with plenty of variety.
Seniors aged 65 and over comprise approximately 14.1% of Hopkinton’s overall population of slightly under 18,500 citizens. Assisted living costs in Hopkinton average $5,488 per month, although costs can vary throughout the community depending on services, amenities and location.
Note: Data for Hopkinton was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Worcester, was used instead.
Paying for Assisted Living in Hopkinton, Massachusetts
The Cost of Assisted Living in Hopkinton
At an average monthly cost of $5,488, assisted living in Hopkinton is slightly less than the Massachusetts average of $6,085 but significantly higher than the national average of $4,300. Costs in the surrounding states of New York and Pennsylvania drop to $4,800 and $3,995, respectively, while their counterparts in Connecticut and New Hampshire pay higher price tags of $6,300 and $6,650.
Costs within Massachusetts range from a low of $5,488 in the Worcester area, which includes Hopkinton, to a high of $6,338 in Barnstable Town. Boston residents pay an average of $6,100, while those in Springfield and Pittsfield pay $5,750 and $5,789, respectively. Costs rise to $7,838 across the border in the Connecticut community of Bridgeport and $7,560 to the north in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Hopkinton Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Low-income Massachusetts residents may be able to receive cash assistance from the state’s State Supplement Program, which was designed to supplement federal Supplemental Security Income. Those in assisted living facilities who qualify for Medicaid may be able to receive reimbursement for basic services from the Group Adult Foster Care Program.
Our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page has more information on these programs, including who’s eligible and how to apply.
Hopkinton Assisted Living Resources
|Hopkinton Senior Center||(508) 497-9730||The Hopkinton Senior Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. and on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Those aged 60 and over can access congregate meals, social and educational activities, group outings and wellness screenings. |
|Attorney General’s Elder Hotline||(888) 243-5337||The Attorney General’s Elder Hotline provides Massachusetts seniors with free, confidential legal services. The hotline is staffed by trained senior volunteers and is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. |
|Hopkinton Senior Transportation ||(508) 497-9730 ext. 1613||Volunteer drivers provide seniors with medical transportation between 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. to appointments within reasonable driving distance of Hopkinton. Riders are encouraged to provide as much notice as possible. It should be noted that rides cannot be guaranteed and that scheduled rides may be canceled in the event of inclement weather. |
|Veterans Services Department ||(508) 429-0629||Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces can get help applying for service-based benefits from the Veteran’s Services Department. The agency also helps veterans and their families obtain medical care, works to create community awareness of veteran’s issues and recognizes those who have served and provides former service members and their families with opportunities to socialize at events such as monthly veteran’s breakfasts. |
|Massachusetts Assisted Living Ombudsman ||(617) 727-7750||Those in long-term care communities, including assisted living facilities, and their families can get help with matters regarding the legal rights of residents of these facilities. All services are free and confidential. |
Hopkinton Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Long-term care facilities in Massachusetts, including assisted living facilities, are required to comply with all applicable rules and regulations. The Executive Office of Elder Affairs regulates these facilities in Massachusetts.
Our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page Has more information on these laws and regulations.