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12 Independent Living Communities in the Fairhaven Area

Premium Community

Atria Fairhaven

Discover Delightful Senior and Assisted Living in Fairhaven, MA at Atria Fairhaven!

  •  391 Alden Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719
  • 24-hour availability of a trained staff
  • A choice of apartments
  • A full-time director for events and activities
  • Anytime Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day
Premium Community

Greenwich Farms at Warwick

The full continuum of care with exceptional amenities.

  •  75 Minnesota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888
  • Bathrooms designed for easy movement and safety
  • Chef-prepared seasonal menus
  • Weekly housekeeping, laundry and linen service
  • Activities and programming for groups and individuals
  • 24-hour nutrition and hydration centers

The Residence at Cedar Dell

Experience true relaxation and care at Dartmouth's finest senior community!

  •  628 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747
  • 24-hour availability of trained staff
  • A choice of apartments
  • Full-time director of events and activities
  • Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Cape Cod Senior Residences

We look forward to meeting you!

  •  100 Dr. Julius Kelley Lane, Bourne, MA 02559 $

Affordable Housing

  • 24 independent senior apartments and 60 apartments for those who want or require the option of assisted living personal care services
  • Delicious meals prepared daily by our chef & served by wait staff
  • A full program of social, educational, cultural & spiritual activities
  • Weekly apartment housekeeping & daily trash removal
  • Access to on-site trained personal care staff 24 hours a day

Keystone Place at Buzzards Bay

Imagine a senior living community where people are encouraged to express their unique personality and talents to continue making meaningful contributions to their friends, family and community.

  •  218 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 $$$

Avg Price: $8000 monthly

  • Daily continental breakfast
  • On-site activities, social events and parties
  • Choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with kitchenette
  • Scheduled transportation for shopping and medical appointments
  • Trained care associates available 24 hours a day

Wingate Residences at Silver Lake

Voted the best senior living in Kingston

  •  21 Chipman Way, Kingston, MA 02364
  • A welcoming, friendly, community of active, engaged neighbors
  • Strikingly beautiful living spaces with stylish architectural details
  • A diverse offering of activities and events to enlighten and entertain
  • Outstanding, chef-prepared daily meals served in distinctive dining rooms
  • Lovely landscaped grounds, patios and gardens, affording lovely lake, river and forest vistas

Brookdale Cape Cod

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  790 Falmouth Road, Hyannis, MA 02601
  • Several floor plans of varying square footage
  • Three homemade meals served restaurant-style each day, in our elegant dining room
  • A diverse, full-time activities program for premier senior living and elder care
  • Scheduled transportation to off-site activities and appointments
  • Weekly housekeeping, linen and laundry service

Brookdale Attleboro

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  100 Garfield Avenue, Attleboro, MA 02703 $
  • Several floor plans of varying square footage
  • Three homemade meals served restaurant-style each day, in our elegant dining room
  • A diverse, full-time activities program for premier senior living and elder care
  • Scheduled transportation to off-site activities and appointments
  • Weekly housekeeping, linen and laundry service

What are Retirement Communities?
Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.