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Assisted Living in Malden, Massachusetts

Situated just north of the Mystic River, Malden feels like a small friendly town, though it’s home to more than 60,000 residents. Seniors aged 65 and over make up 12.7% of the population. The climate in Malden tends to be cold, with average high temperatures in July reaching only 73°F and winter temperatures averaging 26°F. Malden is a diverse city that’s great for seniors who enjoy cultural attractions along with many restaurants, shops, good public transportation options and safe suburban living in close proximity to the large city of Boston. The Middlesex Fells Reservation has hiking trails that offer beautiful forest and city views while historic Fellsmere Park, known as the “Jewel of Malden,” features bucolic walking paths with a large pond at its center. A senior center, public library and vibrant recreation department rounds out the attractions available to Malden residents.

The average monthly cost for assisted living in Malden is $6,100, although actual costs vary depending on location and amenities. 

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

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1. Atria Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA, 02148

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Davenport Memorial Home

70 Salem St, Malden, MA, 02148

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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20 matching communities nearby Malden

1. Brookdale Quincy Bay

99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA, 02169

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA, 02493

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Windsor Place of Wilmington

92 West Street, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Benchmark Senior Living at Putnam Farm

9 Summer Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings

20 Charnstaffe Lane, Billerica, MA, 01821

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, North Quincy, MA, 02171

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. Sunrise of Burlington MA

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA, 01803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Sunrise at Gardner Park

73 Margin Street, Peabody, MA, 01960

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Sunrise of Lynnfield

55 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA, 01940

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Atria Longmeadow Place

42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA, 01803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

615 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. 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) 881-2933

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15. The Commons in Lincoln

One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA, 01773

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. 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) 897-5038

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17. 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) 949-3278

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18. Landmark at Oceanview

3 Essex Street, Beverly, MA, 01915

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. 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) 996-2447

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20. Landmark at Longwood

63 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA, 02120

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 >

Paying for Assisted Living in Malden, Massachusetts

The Cost of Assisted Living in Malden

With an average monthly cost of $6,100 for assisted living, Malden’s costs are slightly higher than the statewide average. Assisted living in Malden is $1,800 higher per month than the national average of $4,300. Costs in the neighboring state of Connecticut at $6,300, are slightly higher than in Malden. The average cost of assisted living in nearby New Hampshire is more expensive than Malden’s costs, while the price for monthly living in New York and Vermont is quite a bit lower.

$6100

Malden

$6085

Massachusetts

$4300

The United States

$6300

Connecticut

$6650

New Hampshire

$5310

Vermont

$4800

New York

Assisted living in Malden is somewhat costlier than the average costs in other area cities. The monthly median costs for seniors living in Worcester, for instance, are more than $600 per month cheaper than in Malden. Costs in Springfield and Pittsfield are also less expensive than assisted living fees in nearby Malden. Seniors can expect to pay more in the Cape Cod town of Barnstable, however, where the average cost is $6,338 per month.

$6100

Malden

$6085

Massachusetts

$5488

Worcester

$5750

Springfield

$5750

Pittsfield

$6338

Barnstable

Data for Malden was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Boston, was used instead.

Malden Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Walden residents requiring help with financial assistance, such as food stamps and Medicaid services, can access the state’s local program at the social services centralized office located on Pleasant Street in Malden. Public housing programs are available through the Malden Housing Authority. Home and community-based waivers for assisted living may be available to members of MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid services for seniors needing long-term care and other services. Visit our page on assisted living in Massachusetts for more information. 

Malden Assisted Living Resources

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MassHealth800-841-2900MassHealth offers health care coverage, dental plans and long-term care services for seniors aged 65 and older. Long-term care services are offered through home- and community-based services waivers (HCBS). 
Mystic Valley Elder Services781-324-7705Various programs for elderly residents who need at-home care services, caregiver support or referrals to local, state and national care resources are offered through this senior citizen service in Malden. Nutritional counseling and Meals on Wheels services, transportation and health benefits counseling are available at no cost. 
Malden Senior Center781-397-7144This community center is available to seniors aged 60 and up. Programs include scheduled exercise and wellness activities, including book clubs, art classes, yoga and blood pressure checks. Free door-to-door transportation is offered to medical appointments or shopping centers.  A shuttle service also picks up seniors three days a week to transport them to the Senior Center.
Veteran’s Services781-397-7139This state-mandated VA office lets veterans, their spouses and dependents access information about services and resources available to them, including help with applying for Aid & Attendance and other VA services.
Council on Aging781-397-7000The members of this Council design and develop social and support programs and services for seniors in the area. Included in the Council are the directors of the Malden Housing Authority, Public Health, the Chief of Police, a local senior services provider and three senior residents. Together with the Senior Center Director, the Council on Aging addresses Malden’s senior citizens’ needs, providing referral systems and information for the elderly to utilize. 





Malden Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted living communities located in the state of Massachusetts must comply with state laws and regulations regarding service plans being offered, types of units for residential living, assessments of medical evaluations and the length of services being provided. Requirements also exist regarding staffing numbers, training and background checks. Click on our Massachusetts page to learn more about laws and regulations in the state.