Found in a mostly suburban section of Middlesex County, Watertown has 4 residential care facilities around the city that gives individuals a collection of care options of which to select from. There is potential for it to be tough to move about Watertown, but it can be workable for most without a car. According to government funded surveys there are many top rated nursing facilities and hospitals in the nearby area.
Senior Living Amenities
Feeling relaxed at a residential care facility is largely about finding the right amenities for the resident that are available at a given location. Some standard amenities in Watertown include:
Experience nursing staff 24-hours a day
Physicians are on call
Meeting the needs of every individual is easy with the varied network which serves Watertown. Some elder care facilities offer transportation, giving your loved one the opportunity to get around. Specialized facilities may provide for on-call therapists for example, occupational and speech therapists. Some care facilities arrange for kosher meals. They may also allow some pets, provide indoor activities, and provide parking. Also, in order to meet the needs of residents, several senior communities in the area employ staff members who speak Spanish.
While not imperative, when contacting the facilities listed below it can be valuable 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 specialized care the individual might require.
Senior Living Pricing
Compiling recent surveys the estimated cost of elder care facilities in Watertown can be around $4,800 to $6,800 per month. The cost for assisted living in the state of Massachusetts is around is $5,270 each month based on recent estimates. Additionally, there may be a number of state and/or federal programs to help reduce the cost of care for low-income families. View a more detailed breakdown of costs with comparisons for nearby cities below.
Senior Living Average Prices for Neighboring Cities
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.