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

  • Sorted through 40 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 12 hours researching assisted living communities in Newton
  • Read more than 60 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 Newton is $6,100, which is about the same as the state average of $6,085 and considerably higher than the national average of $4,300.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Newton, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 40 communities in the Newton area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Newton 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.

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings
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Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Hospice, Respite
Assisted Living: $4,635, Memory Care: $5,881
Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings is proud to offer personalized care and companionship to its residents. The community offers 24/7 assisted living and personal care, including daily living assistance for bathing, grooming and dressing, and features a dedicated care staff who respect seniors' independence. Residents have access to medication management and physical therapy. They can enjoy a nutritious chef-inspired menu for their daily meals that accommodates personal culinary tastes and dietary needs such as diabetic, low-fat or low-salt meal plans. Waltham Crossings encourages seniors to lead physically, socially and stimulating lives by participating in its book clubs, using the fitness room, taking yoga and tai chi classes, and joining in games and off-site excursions.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents, their relatives and visitors praise Waltham Crossings for its staff and services. One relative describes her mother's experience, saying, "The leadership staff has provided incredible support to help my mom feel comfortable. My mom's requests and any concerns were listened to attentively, and a sincere effort is made to meet her needs."
4.14 out of 5 stars
(48) Reviews
126 Smith St., Waltham, MA 02451
Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle
Evans Park at Newton Corner
Landmark at Longwood
Maplewood at Weston
Sunrise of Newton
Sunrise of Wayland
Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

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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