First settled in 1637, Tewksbury is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Seniors 65 and older make up 17.5% of its population and can celebrate the city's long history by attending events sponsored by the Tewksbury Historical Society. There's also a local senior center where aging citizens can attend congregate meals and learn about local services.
The area has higher housing prices but lower healthcare costs than the national average. Tewksbury's air quality is rated by the EPA at 71, which is much higher than the national average of 55, meaning seniors with COPD and asthma can breathe easier here. For seniors concerned about safety, the city's low property and violent crime rates may be a welcome relief.
According to the Genworth Cost of Living Survey 2018, Tewksbury seniors who need assistance with the tasks of daily living can expect to pay $5,850 on average per month for assisted living fees. This is $355 more than the state average and $1,850 more than the U.S. median.
Note: Information for Tewksbury was not available, so data from the nearest city, Boston, was used.
Browse through our guide, 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Tewksbury, to review facilities we think are worth a closer look.
Tewksbury - Bayberry at Emerald Court
2000 Emerald Court
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Seniors who love an active lifestyle will find much to do at Bayberry at Emerald Court. An array of programs for seniors to participate in, such as the S.T.A.R. Club and the Artist in Residence Program, help to stimulate the mind and keep them active. Residents can also spend a quiet evening in the library, get their hair done at the on-site beauty salon, or even have a drink at the pub. Additionally, the 24-hour staff creates a personalized plan for every resident so that they can get the level of care they need.
Windsor Place of Wilmington
92 West Street
Wilmington, MA 01887
Windsor Place of Wilmington is a family-owned and operated senior care community offering comfortable, stylish living to retirees. Situated a short distance north of the Boston city center, residents have easy access to many cultural sites, shopping and recreational areas such as the Boston Harbor Island National and State Park. When not out on excursions outside the facility, residents have many activities and entertainment options to enjoy indoors or within the community's gardens. Residents have a choice of various apartment options with individually controlled air conditioning and private bathrooms designed with safety in mind.
Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings
20 Charnstaffe Lane
Billerica, MA 01821
Residents in the Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings enjoy a perfect balance of independence and care from experienced caregivers and staff available 24 hours a day. The facility is an ideal choice for seniors who can't live on their own but don't need nursing care. It caters to residents who need help with activities of daily living, including personal care, medication monitoring, incontinence management and meal preparation. Aside from care and support, the community is also designed to help residents interact, socialize and explore the things they love to do most. Memory care for residents with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia is also provided.
Sunrise of Burlington MA
24 Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01803
The Sunrise of Burlington MA senior living community is situated in a strategic location overlooking a small, quiet neighborhood and across from the Boston Marriott Burlington. Several houses of worship, restaurants, a senior center, coffee shops and healthcare facilities such as the Winchester Hospital and Mount Auburn Hospital are within the vicinity. The care home is designed to offer the ultimate comfort for seniors and their unique needs, including wheelchair-accessible common rooms and apartments, modified showers and well-manicured gardens. A care team that includes nurses is present 24/7 to help residents with their day-to-day activities and encourage them to make the most of each day.
Benchmark Senior Living at Chelmsford Crossings
199 Chelmsford Street
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Residents in the Benchmark Senior Living at Chelmsford Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfy communal rooms, beautiful outdoor gardens and patios and a fulfilling life-enrichment program with plenty of social and exercise activities. Caregivers provide assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing and medication monitoring, and care is personally tailored to meet each resident's specific needs. Residents remain independent and have peace of mind knowing that help is always on stand-by from a team of friendly staff. We included this community on our list because of its efforts to foster a family-like atmosphere within the residence.
Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook
10 Devon Dr.
Acton, MA 01720
Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook is an assisted living community that also offers memory and respite care. The facility's experienced care staff provides residents with all the assistance they need, including help with the challenges of daily living that seniors experience as they grow older. This includes assistance with activities of daily living such as medication management, bathing, dressing and toileting. Transportation to doctor's appointments or other venues and locations is also provided alongside housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation services. Amenities available include a computer room, a spa and a library.
Atria Marland Place
15 Stevens Street
Andover, MA 01810
Atria Marland is located in Andover, Massachusetts, where the Ward Reservation and Harold Parker State Forest provide serene settings for a day trip drive or picnic. In the community, seniors choose from studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments, with laundry and housekeeping provided. Along with helping residents with the tasks of daily living, staff members provide 24-hour concierge services. Meals can be enjoyed in a modern dining area or seniors can order room service. An on-site salon caters to residents in need of a haircut, perhaps to attend one of the many outings organized by staff members.
Ashland Farm at North Andover
700 Chickering Road
North Andover, MA 01845
Located in the picturesque Merrimack Valley, Ashland Farm at North Andover offers a full continuum of care with trained staff available 24/7. Personalized service plans allow seniors to retain a sense of independence while receiving help with tasks such as medication management, bathing, dressing and transportation to medical appointments. Residents have a choice of spacious studio, one and two-bedroom apartments, and receive housekeeping, linen and laundry services. A full calendar of social, cultural and wellness programs are available to keep seniors engaged and connected to the things they love.
Stonebridge at Burlington
50 Greenleaf Way
Burlington, MA 01803
Stonebridge at Burlington offers innovative senior care in the heart of Burlington. Focused on the health and happiness of each resident, the facility offers a variety of programs designed to enrich the mind, body and soul, including educational seminars, cultural activities, fitness classes and wellness initiatives. Meet with friends at O'Riordan's Pub, relax with a book in the library, get pampered at the Journey salon and spa, or take a stroll along the landscaped walking paths. Residents are treated to three delicious daily meals, and housekeeping and scheduled transportation services make life a little easier.
The Gables at Winchester
299 Cambridge Street
Winchester, MA 01890
Set on 14 acres of wooded landscape, The Gables at Winchester offers seniors a home-like atmosphere where they can enjoy a comfortable retirement. The facility's concierge model ensures residents have access to the services and assistance they need while respecting their dignity and privacy. Through its Lifestyle360 program, seniors are provided with a full calendar of social and recreational activities that support active and engaged living. Amenities include an in-house movie theater, library, gardens and physical therapy center. Just minutes from Boston, residents enjoy regularly scheduled outings to a number of local entertainment venues, cultural attractions and sporting events.