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

  • Sorted through 47 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Northborough
  • Read more than 125 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 8 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 Northborough is $5,488, which is considerably lower than the state average of $6,085 and higher than the national average of $4,051.

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 Northborough, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 47 communities in the Northborough area.

AssistedLiving.org Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Northborough 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 Shrewsbury Crossings
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Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Hospice
Assisted Living: $4,709, Memory Care: $7,014
Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings is located in a peaceful part of town but is still conveniently close to shops and restaurants. A team of professional caregivers is always on hand to provide assistance with medication management and the tasks of daily living. All residents wear an emergency pendant or wristband that enables them to easily summon help when they need it. There is a full-time registered nurse on-site to assist with any medical issues and monitor the general well-being of the residents. Physical therapy services are offered to seniors in the community. A range of social and physical activities is scheduled each day and may include fitness classes, musical entertainment, group outings to local attractions, religious services and arts and crafts. Three healthy meals are served each day, and snacks are always available on request.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members are impressed by the professional staff and well-designed facility, with one reviewer saying, "The facility has a modern feel to it, but still you feel very much at home there. The staff were right on top of everything. The staff are very caring. They know all the people by name. I am just so pleased."
4.45 out of 5 stars
(77) Reviews
311 Main St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Brookdale Eddy Pond West
Christopher Heights of Worcester
Dodge Park Rest Home
Jewish Healthcare Center
Notre Dame du Lac
Oasis At Dodge Park
Whitney Place at Northborough

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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