Guide to Massachusetts Nursing Homes

Learn why thousands of seniors are retiring in Massachusetts nursing homes each year.

The New England state of Massachusetts is home to the Boston Red Sox, Massachusetts Bay, and so much more, making this culture-rich state a prime location for seniors wanting to retire in comfort. Because of this, there are over 430 nursing homes in Massachusetts, with thousands of seniors living out their retirement years with the close care of skilled physicians and nurses. The average Massachusetts nursing home has 110 beds and an 88% occupancy rating. This means that 88% of the available rooms are taken at all times with both short-term and permanent residents. This also means that many nursing homes in the state have vacancies, so getting your loved one the right care shouldn't be hard once you've found the perfect fit.

Finding the Right Nursing Home in Massachusetts

Finding the perfect nursing home for your loved one may seem like an overwhelming task, but there are many ways to make this process easier. To begin, you should know exactly what you are looking for in a nursing home. If you don't know this yet, take a moment to read through our nursing home information article. Through this article, you will be able to ask yourself a variety of questions that will help you better understand what type of facility will be best for your loved one, and you can use this knowledge to narrow your options when the time comes.

After you know what to look for in a Massachusetts nursing home, it's important to search for a facility in a way that works best for you. We provide two methods to find nursing homes on this site. If you would like to browse a list of licensed nursing homes in Massachusetts or an area of the state, simply use the search form at the top of this page. Upon hitting submit, you will be directed to our partner site to view nursing homes in your area and request free information from the homes that interest you. If, on the other hand, you would prefer to speak with someone directly, please call the toll-free number at the top of this page. Our dedicated nursing home referral specialists are standing by to answer your questions free of charge.

Average Daily Costs of Massachusetts Nursing Homes

While there are many great ways to narrow your options when browsing nursing homes in Massachusetts, the reality is that some facilities may just be too much for your budget. Because of this, it's important to set your expectations with regards to overall costs of a nursing home in Massachusetts. The average nursing homes in the state cost anywhere from $293 to $316 per day. Of course, these prices will vary based on location, size of room, and type of room. Below is a breakdown of costs based on these common variations:

Cost of Worcester, MA Nursing Homes:

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $245-$340/day ($294/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $265-$361/day ($308/day average)

Cost of Boston Nursing Homes:

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $250-$365/day ($293/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $275-$415/day ($327/day average)

The Rest of The Sate (Costs of Massachusetts Nursing Homes):

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $200-$354/day ($293/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $200-$398/day ($315/day average)