Assisted Living in Massachusetts

The AgingCare.com Assisted Living Directory features consumer reviews, photos and descriptions of services offered by each facility in Massachusetts in order to help you find the right accommodations and care for your loved one. AgingCare’s average customer rating for communities in Massachusetts is 4.3 stars based on 769 consumer reviews.

There are over 225 assisted living facilities to choose from in Massachusetts. The average cost for assisted living in Massachusetts is $5,300 per month, which is above the national average of $3,892 per month.

Median Monthly Cost of Assisted Living in Massachusetts

Massachusetts$5,300
Boston$6,830
Worcester$4,186
Springfield$4,370
Financial Assistance in MassachusettsFinancial Assistance Available Available
Cost Information Provided by Genworth 2015 Cost of Care Survey

Information and Resources for Assisted Living in Massachusetts

Massachusetts facilities listed in the AgingCare.com Assisted Living DirectoryCommunities 225
Assisted Living Regulating BodyCommonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
% of Population with Alzheimer's12%
2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

How Do You Pay For Assisted Living in Massachusetts?

Care in a Massachusetts assisted living community is typically paid for by a resident’s private funds (e.g. savings, 401(k), pension, Social Security, etc.), long-term care insurance, and in some cases, VA benefits.

Massachusetts Assisted Living Licensing Regulations

Department Charged with Licensing and InspectionsCommonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Required Employee ScreeningYes
Frequency of Inspections 
Upon Initial LicensingYes
Every 2 YearsYes
Various Intervals Depending on Facility PerformanceYes
UnannouncedYes
Following a ComplaintYes