Found in a chiefly suburban part of Norfolk County, Wellesley has nine residential care facilities in the vicinity of the city that offers residents a range of care options of which to choose from. While it is tough to walk for the sick or elderly, getting around the city is rather doable for healthier individuals. As needed, there are a few hospitals and nursing homes nearby.
Senior Living Services
Feeling comfortable at a community care facility is largely about finding the amenities you need that are applicable at a given center. Some of the amenities provided in Wellesley care facilities include:
Ability to have pets on premises
Nursing staff 24-hours a day
It is also possible to find senior care facilities that caters to special lifestyle needs. Some arrange for devotional services including faith healing. Still other long-term care facilities offer transportation (for-fee and complimentary), or even can provide care like diabetes monitoring. These amenities can be simple things like offering vegetarian meals, allowing pet visits, as well as organizing activities within common areas.
When reaching out to the long term care facilities listed on this page it can be valuable - though not mandatory - to have your history available. Consider preparing a brief medical history summary. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and doctor's office names and phone numbers as the new facility representative may have specific questions. This type of info can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might require, which helps with facility choice and cost estimates.
Senior Living Pricing
The cost for care varies based on needed services, but in the city of Wellesley general facilities are approximately $5,600 to $6,800 per month. In comparison, the cost for assisted living facilities in the state of Massachusetts is $5,270 monthly. For families who can qualify there are usually federal and even state options to lower the financial burden. The list below gives you an idea for costs in other cities close to Wellesley:
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.