Melrose, which is based in a chiefly suburban section of Middlesex County, has six facilities which provide residents a range of care options to settle upon. Getting around the city of Melrose can potentially be tough, requiring a car or family member's help. If needed, there are skilled nursing facilities and hospitals in the surrounding areas around Melrose.
Assisted Living Services in Melrose
It is important to find the amenities you need so that you or your loved one can feel comfortable. Some of the amenities provided in Melrose care facilities include:
Nursing staff 24-hours a day
Melrose has a varied network of care facilities that can cater to seniors' unique needs which may go over and above the typical level of amenities or services. Many long term care facilities also have specialists and doctors on-call in the event advanced care is needed, Podiatrists, Gerontologists, and Psychologists among others. Some facilities arrange for kosher meals. They may allow dogs and/or cats, arrange activities, and provide parking for those who are still mobile.
When reaching out to the care facilities listed on this page it can be advantageous - though not necessary - to have your loved one's information available. Consider preparing a brief medical history summary. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and hospital names and phone numbers as the new facility representative may have some questions. This kind of information can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might need, which helps with choosing a facility.
Senior Living Costs
Looking at recent surveys the estimated cost of residential care facilities in Melrose is around $4,800 - $6,400 each month. In contrast, the price of senior living in neighboring Malden is in the range of $6,700 per month. Families that don't have the means to cover the cost of care may be eligible for aid options from local and/or federal governments. Review the detailed table of costs with comparisons for other nearby 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.