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Assisted Living in Woburn, Massachusetts

Located 10 miles northwest of Boston, the quaint city of Woburn, Massachusetts, is a mixture of wooded conservation areas and residential neighborhoods. Approximately 16.4% of Woburn’s 40,228 residents are aged 65 and older. The city of Woburn is known for its classic New England architecture and was first settled in 1640. Warm summers and wet winters with below-freezing temperatures are typical of Woburn. Temperatures vary between 20°F to 82°F, allowing residents to experience all four seasons, including a spectacular display of autumn leaves. Woburn is surrounded by many natural parks such as the Horn Pond Reservation, Forest Park and Shaker Glen. There are 245 assisted living facilities near the city and seniors have access to 36 hospitals, as well as a very high number of Medicare-registered physicians.

Assisted living facilities offer sociable and homelike environments to older adults who need personalized support but not round-the-clock medical care. These communities can help you with tasks such as cooking, cleaning and medication management while allowing you to live independently. According to the Genworth 2021 Cost of Care Survey, Woburn seniors pay $6,819 per month for assisted living, which is much higher than the national average cost and a few hundred dollars more than the state rate.

Read on to learn more about assisted living in Woburn, including care costs and local resources for seniors in assisted living.

3 Assisted Living communities in Woburn, MA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Benchmark Senior Living at Woburn

1 Cedar Street, Woburn, MA, 01801

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. AVIVA Country Club Heights

3 Rehabilitation Way, Woburn, MA, 01801, Woburn, MA, 01801

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

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. The Delaney at the Vale

20 Hill Street, Woburn, MA, 01801

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

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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20 matching communities nearby Woburn

1. Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA, 02493

Assisted Living

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2. Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA, 01810

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. Benchmark Senior Living at Putnam Farm

9 Summer Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings

20 Charnstaffe Lane, Billerica, MA, 01821

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Windsor Place of Wilmington

92 West Street, Wilmington, MA, 01887

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Benchmark Senior Living at Chelmsford Crossings

199 Chelmsford Street, Chelmsford, MA, 01824

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, North Quincy, MA, 02171

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

126 Smith Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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9. Atria Longmeadow Place

42 Mall Road, Burlington, MA, 01803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Sunrise at Gardner Park

73 Margin Street, Peabody, MA, 01960

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Holiday Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA, 02148

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Sunrise of Lynnfield

55 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA, 01940

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Sunrise of Burlington MA

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA, 01803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. The Commons in Lincoln

One Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA, 01773

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

50 Sutherland Road, Brighton, MA, 02135

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Evans Park at Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA, 02458

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. 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) 949-3278

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18. 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) 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. 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 (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 Woburn

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 Woburn

Assisted living in Woburn costs $6,819 monthly, although this varies depending on amenities and services. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Woburn

Seniors are normally charged $6,819 per month for assisted living care in Woburn. While only somewhat pricier than the state average of $6,500, you’ll pay significantly more for assisted living services in Woburn than the national norm of $4,500 every month.

$6819

Woburn

$6500

Massachusetts

$4500

The United States

Woburn is the second most expensive area for assisted living in the state, while facilities in the coastal city of Barnstable Town cost the most at $7,000 monthly. You’ll find less pricey options in central cities such as Worcester, where you’ll be charged $5,685, and the nearby Springfield, which averages at $5,048 per month. The town of Pittsfield offers the most affordable assisted living care in the state, with facilities that cost less than a third of the Massachusetts fee at $2,084 per month. 

$6819

Woburn

$7000

Barnstable Town

$5685

Worcester

$5048

Springfield

$2084

Pittsfield

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

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Woburn

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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.

Woburn Assisted Living Resources



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Woburn Council on Aging(781) 937-7789The Woburn Council on Aging is a volunteer organization that helps to identify the needs of older adults living in the area and provide them with resources to support aging with dignity. The organization works to educate the Woburn community and advocates for the design and implementation of services that benefit the elderly. The Woburn Council of Aging is part of the Woburn Senior Citizen Center, which also provides transportations services, meal programs and support groups.
Minuteman Senior Services(781) 272-7177Minuteman Senior Services has supported older and disabled adults in Woburn and the surrounding area for over four decades. Specialized support is given to caregivers and there are over 20 programs and services available to help older adults maintain their independence for as long as possible. These include care management, elder protective services, legal services, senior nutrition, money management, and a general information center. Many services are free, including health benefits counseling. Services areas include Woburn, Wilmington, Concord, Stow, Maynard, Littleton, Burlington, and Winchester.
The Woburn Veterans Office(781) 897-5825The Veteran’s Services Department aids and assists veterans and their families with services such as short and long-term medical assistance, financial aid, assistance with applying for veterans benefits and administrative services. The Veterans Affairs office also helps former members of the armed services determine eligibility for pensions, such as the Social Security Special Earnings for Military Service and Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP). The Aid and Attendance benefit is available to Veterans who need financial help for in-home care or to cover costs associated with assisted living and nursing homes.
Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA)(617) 727-7750The mission of the EOEA is to promote the independence, empowerment, and well-being of older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their caregivers. A wide range of programs and services are available to older adults throughout the state of Massachusetts, including advocacy services, family caregivers support, health insurance counseling, and prescription drug assistance. 350 local agencies provide local outreach, social and health services, and grassroots organizations such as Dementia Friendly Massachusetts help to advocate and support elderly persons experiencing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related issues. All programs are part of the Department of Transitional Assistance for Seniors.
Commonwealth Care Alliance(866) 610-2273Commonwealth Care Alliance is a not-for-profit, community-based healthcare organization that works to improve care for individuals with complex medical needs that are eligible for both MassHealth (Medicaid) and Medicare. The Senior Care Options (HMO SNP) program serves adults aged 65 and older. It covers prescription drugs, doctor visits, hospital stays, and products and services that are needed for seniors to live independently at home for as long as possible. Other benefits include free eye exams, dental services, hearing exams and medical equipment and supplies.

Woburn Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Woburn 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.