Found in a predominantly suburban area of Middlesex County, Ashland has 4 facilities around the city that provides individuals a collection of care options of which to choose from. Moving around in the city of Ashland can be challenging to do without a car or public transportation to help. According to the latest published surveys there are several top ranked nursing facilities, as well as hospitals in and around the city.
Assisted Living Amenities
It is important to seek out the right combination of amenities so that you or your loved one can feel comfortable. Some standard amenities in Ashland include:
Physicians are on call
Aside from having a full list of standard amenities, Ashland also has a varied network that caters to seniors' unique needs. Access to on-call specialists like Psychiatrists, Podiatrists, Psychologists, and Occupational Therapists can also be arranged at many senior care facilities. If religion is essential to you or your loved one, many elder care facilities provide devotional services on-site, while those that offer off site services usually providing for a way for them to get there.
While not imperative, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be convenient to have the interested party's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might require.
Senior Living Costs
The cost of community care facilities can change based on the kind of required services, but on average it costs residents about $5,900 - $6,500 per month. Neighboring Framingham averages around $5,900 for assisted living facilities, which costs more than Ashland. Additionally, there usually are a number of state financial aid options to help reduce the cost of care for low-income families. View a more detailed table of costs with comparisons for neighboring cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.