In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Framingham area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 32 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 8 hours researching assisted living communities in Framingham
  • Read more than 55 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Framingham is $4,794, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,030 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Jonathan Frank
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Framingham, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 32 communities in the Framingham area.

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The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Framingham area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Brookdale Cushing Park
100
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites, Private Rooms, Detached Homes
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care
Not Listed
Situated on a 100-acre property in historic Framingham, Brookdale Cushing Park offers a continuing spectrum of care in a relaxed setting. Residents can select from 10 unique floor plans ranging from studios to charming two-bedroom cottages. Whether they prefer a more independent lifestyle or daily assistance with personal care and medication, help is always a call away. Residents receive the level of support that matches their unique needs with an experienced care team available 24/7. Enriching activities enable seniors to explore new hobbies with physical, mental and spiritual health encouraged through daily classes and events. Nutritious meals are served in the community dining room, and the assortment of entrees, sides and desserts is designed for diverse tastes. Seniors have access to a fitness center, an arts and crafts studio and a theater, and with complimentary transportation, they can easily explore nearby Boston.
What Residents are Saying:
Visiting family members praise the friendly team. "My parents love the staff," one relative says. "Everyone I run into as well is terrific; from the director to the staff working the dining room ... They always have a pleasant attitude. The care is excellent. In terms of the other services, like the food, they do a great job."
4.19 out of 5 stars
(97) Reviews
300 W Farm Pond Rd., Framingham, MA 01702
Carmel Terrace Assisted Living
Mary Ann Morse at Heritage
Orchard Hill Sudbury
Sunrise of Wayland
The Branches of Framingham
The Branches of Marlboro
The Residence at Valley Farm
Traditions of Wayland
Waterstone At Wellesley

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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