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Massachusetts Senior Housing

Assisted living in Massachusetts offers a surprising range of options, from the urban spectacle of Boston to charming seacoast villages on Cape Cod and relaxed small towns nestled among the Berkshire Mountains. Whether you’re looking for a fast-paced city life, mountain scenery, or ocean vistas, Massachusetts has an assisted living community that’s perfect for you.

Summers in Massachusetts are mild and winters are cold, with some heavy nor’easters. Residents of Massachusetts enjoy a range of outdoor activities, from light hiking and biking to ocean and waterfront sports such as fishing, sailing, and boating.

It’s a beautiful state, but not everyone can afford to retire in Massachusetts. The state has one of the highest median household incomes in the States, with high cost of living and housing prices to match—especially in the Boston area. In addition, the state is famous for its high tax burden—although it’s been working to alleviate it in recent years, now ranking 23rd in the country for income taxes. Property taxes are still high in the state, ranking 8th highest in the nation for per-capita property taxes charged.

There are many options for retirement in Massachusetts. Some of the state’s top areas for retirement include:

Boston

Ranked among New York City and Washington DC, Boston is one of the top cities along the eastern seaboard. Assisted living in Boston, Massachusetts offers world-class cultural and artistic activities, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The “Emerald Necklace” park system offers plenty of green space throughout the city, including the 50-acre Boston Common—the nation’s oldest park. The history of Boston is fascinating, and includes revolutionary-era buildings and sites such as Bunker Hill and the home of Paul Revere. It’s also home to the Boston Red Sox and the historic Fenway Park. In Boston, you’re in walking distance of everything—including trendy boutiques, cafés, shops, and attractions

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