Found in a predominantly suburban part of Suffolk County, Charlestown has 4 elderly care facilities in the vicinity of the city that offers seniors a range of care options from which to choose from. There are many transportation options available in the city to help your loved one get around. As needed, there are several number of nursing home facilities and hospitals nearby.
Assisted Living Services
It is important to ask for the amenities required so that you or your loved one can feel comfortable. Some standard amenities in Charlestown include:
Dogs & cats allowed
Individualized meal options
Charlestown has a diverse network of care facilities that are there for seniors' unique requirements which can go passed the usual level of amenities. Some long-term care facilities provide transportation (free and at-cost), giving your loved one the option to see the city. Some senior care facilities arrange for kosher meals, can allow pets like dogs, provide outdoor social activities, as well as common areas for group activities. Specialized facilities may facilitate access to on-call therapists like occupational and speech therapists.
While not imperative, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be useful to have the interested party's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility onboarding manager might have. This can aid in planning any special care the individual might need.
Assisted Living Cost Comparison
Based on recent records and surveys the cost for community care facilities in Charlestown can be around $4,800 to $6,800 each month. Nearby Chelsea averages as much as $5,800 for care facilities, which costs more than Charlestown. Additionally, there can be a variety of federal and even state aid programs to help lower the cost of care for low-earning families. The list below gives you an idea for costs in cities nearby Charlestown:
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.