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

  • Sorted through 40 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 11 hours researching assisted living communities in Worcester
  • Read more than 95 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 Worcester is $5,488, which is lower than the state average of $6,085 and significantly 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 Worcester, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 40 communities in the Worcester area.

AssistedLiving.org Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Worcester 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
64
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
$5,970 for Assisted Living, $7,560 for Memory Care
Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings offers personalized care for seniors who value their independence but require some help with the tasks of daily living. The caring and professional staff follow a care plan tailored to the needs of each resident. The care plan is updated on a regular basis as medical and physical assistance requirements change. The caregiving associates are always on hand to provide support as required. Each apartment in the community is fitted with a nurse call button, and residents all wear emergency button pendants or wristbands. The full-time activities director schedules activities throughout the day, including art classes, gardening clubs, fitness classes, movie nights, musical entertainment and group outings. Convenient amenities on-site include a coffee shop, a general store, a full-service beauty salon and barbershop, a library and a computer room.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members praise the wonderful staff. One reviewer says, "My husband was placed at Shrewsbury Crossings last July. I like the size, the care, and the staff, and the food is tremendous there. ...The staff were right on top of everything. The staff is very caring. They know all the people by name. I am just so pleased."
4.56 out of 5 stars
(43) Reviews
311 Main St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Brookdale Eddy Pond West
Christopher Heights of Worcester
Corcoran House Assisted Living
Dodge Park Rest Home
Eisenberg Assisted Living Residence
Oasis At Dodge Park
Tatnuck Park at Worcester
The Health Center at The Willows
The Residence at Orchard Grove

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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