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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Newton, MA
Newton, MA is a suburban city comprising 13 surrounding villages, located 7 miles west of downtown Boston. Newton was named the 12th best place to live in 2018 by Money because of the high quality of its public schools, above-average household incomes and low crime rates.
Newton’s landscape is filled with reservoirs and rivers, as well as, parks and historical landmarks that create scenic views for walking and outdoor activities throughout the year. World-renowned medical centers are located within minutes of Newton, and the Newton Senior Center offers community activities and resources for seniors including fitness and wellness programs and social events. The cultural and historic significance of the area allows residents to enjoy a variety of activities from the Boston Pops Orchestra to world championship sports.
Assisted living costs in Newton average $6,442 per month, which is nearly $800 more than the state average of $5,640 and almost $2,400 more than the national average of $4,051. Costs vary depending on the amenities offered.
Note: Information for Newton was not available, so data from the nearest city, Boston, was used.
Continue reading to see our list of top 10 assisted living facilities in Newton.
Evans Park at Newton Corner
Located near Interstate 90, Evans Park at Newton Corner is less than 1 mile from the Charles River and within 10 minutes of cultural and dining experiences in downtown Boston. Residents have customized care plans that include medication management and activities to meet their personal needs. Spacious floor plans allow for independent living, and professional staff is available 24 hours a day to help ensure safety. Recreation and dining areas provide a welcome environment for residents and their loved ones. An active schedule of events permits residents to engage in physical and mental exercises.
- Secure outdoor recreational areas
- Transportation to and from doctor’s appointments
Sunrise of Newton
Sunrise of Newton is in historic Newton Corner, with easy access to neighborhood shopping and dining options and within walking distance of the Jackson Homestead and Museum. Multiple floor plans are available for resident apartments including housekeeping and laundry services. Other amenities include monthly wellness visits from on-site nursing staff and meals prepared with fresh ingredients that meet resident’s dietary needs. Multiple activities are scheduled that engage the body, mind and soul of residents, and trained staff is available 24 hours a day to provide a safe environment.
- Suite stops with customized supplies delivered directly to suites
- Restaurant-quality meals with fresh ingredients, served daily
Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle
Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle is an assisted living community located in Brighton, MA. It is within five minutes of the Chestnut Hill Reservoir, where seniors can spend an afternoon with nature or catch a baseball game at Cassidy Playground. The 24-hour professional staff ensures that personalized care plans are maintained to help with medication management, daily personal needs and resident activities that meet their interests. The resident fitness and wellness center offer exercise programs for the body and spirit. Scheduled activities keep residents engaged in interests and hobbies.
- On-site speech, occupational and physical therapy services
- On-site library with internet access and computers
Sunrise of Wayland
The Sunrise of Wayland assisted living facility is located on Commonwealth Road, near several historical and cultural points of interest, including parks and museums. On-site services include a variety of meal options with snacks and 24-hour staff to help residents maintain a safe and independent lifestyle. Physical and spiritual activities to strengthen the body and nurture the spirit, along with occasional group trips to promote fellowship, are scheduled for residents. Sunrise of Wayland is in our top 10 list due to its associations with the Town of Wayland, where residents also participate in multigenerational activities and local celebrations.
- Pureed dietary options available
- Visiting physical and nurse practitioner care available
Wingate Residences at Boylston Place
Located in Chestnut Hill, MA, Wingate Residences at Boylston Place has an English-style courtyard and garden for resident enjoyment. Private apartments are available in a variety of floor plans including weekly housekeeping and personal laundry services. On-site 24-hour staff ensures residents receive quality care to maintain a healthy, independent lifestyle. We chose Wingate Residences at Boylston Place for its dining options in the full-service restaurant, which provides three meals a day. If they choose, however, seniors can have a casual dining experience with family members in the courtyard.
- Option for one hour of personal care assistance a day
- Car service with driver available daily
Maplewood at Weston
The Maplewood at Weston is a unique assisted living facility located near the Charles River and is near historic and cultural sites like Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts. Resident amenities include customized health and medication assistance for a quality lifestyle, individual apartments allow for independent living and coordinators managing daily activities and needs, and this is why Maplewood at Weston is on our top 10 list. Scheduled activities from water aerobics to group trips are managed through the Seasons of Possibilities wellness program.
- Food sourced from local farmers
- Full individual approach to address the body and mind and spirit
Wingate Residences at Needham
The Wingate Residences at Needham was voted the 2017 Best Senior Living Facility in Needham by the Reader’s Choice Awards. It is located within minutes of three renowned medical centers, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham and Newton-Wellesley Hospital are within 10 minutes, while Boston Longwood Medical Area is less than 30 minutes away. Residents enjoy private apartments and a wide range of daily activities and wellness programs. Other amenities include personal and wireless security call systems and support services to ensure safe living while allowing seniors to be independent. The full-service restaurant prepares three meals per day for residents.
- Convenient access to Versailles Spa and Imperial Fitness Center
- Access to registered dietitian
Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings
Located near Interstate 95 and the Cambridge Reservoir, the Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings provides residents with personal health plans for managing medication and daily personal needs. Staff is available 24 hours a day to help manage activities and ensure residents live a safe, independent life. Multiple floor plans offer comfortable apartments, and the on-site activity schedule keeps residents engaged physically and emotionally, as well as spiritually. Meal options can accommodate a wide variety of dietary needs, including textured and modified foods.
- Sensory dining room programs to stimulate resident appetites
- Live Now, Live Well programs for fitness and fun
Landmark at Longwood
Landmark at Longwood is located in Mission Hill within minutes of multiple historic and cultural locales such as Fenway Park and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Amenities include different studio apartment floor plans and one-bedroom designs for individual or shared companion suites and walk-in showers for easy access and safety. Meals are provided and assistance to the dining area can be requested. Residents utilize self-administered medication management options and personal care services to live independently in the community. Additional services include visiting nursing agencies and pharmacy deliveries. Convenient wellness programs for seniors including on-site medical services, elevated Landmark at Longwood onto our top 10 list.
- Three daily safety checks with the I’m Okay Program
- Laboratory services available at the community
Providence House Assisted Living
The Providence House Assisted Living residence is located near Commonwealth Avenue within minutes of the historic Symphony Hall, home of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Residents can choose between spacious studio or one-bedroom apartments and a variety of daily personal care and medication management programs. Meals are served restaurant-style in the dining room, or residents can schedule private dining with family members. Providence House was included in our top 10 list because its individual training programs, well-equipped fitness center and family-friendly environment help strengthen residents physically and spiritually.
- On-site social workers and nurses for resident care
- Sister facility for memory care ensures a continuum of care