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Respite Care Offered
Applewood offers respite care for seniors who need short term support with daily activities in a safe and nurturing environment.
Seniorly helped a family needing independent living move in to Applewood in Sep, 2022 for a monthly fee of $3,120.
Pricing for Applewood
Applewood at Amherst is a continuing care retirement community in Amherst, MA that offers housing options for currently healthy people who want to secure their healthcare plan throughout the aging process. Contact Applewood at Amherst for more details on CCRC housing and rates. Applewood is just the right size for fellowship and the sense of community that is one of the primary benefits of fine retirement living. The community offers 103 well-appointed apartments, ranging in size from studios to two-bedroom, two-bathroom residences with a den. All Applewood apartments have porches or patios that take full advantage of our breathtaking views.
Care at Applewood
Care types offered
Assisted LivingFor seniors who need some help with daily activities and want a supportive community that’s active, social, and engaging. Explore Assisted Living in Amherst
Memory CareA supervised and secured community designed to support engagement and quality of life for residents living with dementia. Explore Memory Care in Amherst
Independent LivingFor active older adults who want to downsize to a home in a retirement community but don’t need help to live independently. Explore Independent Living in Amherst
Continuing Care Retirement CommunitiesFor residents who want to age in place as their care needs change—from Independent Living to nursing care. Requires a buy-in fee. Explore Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Amherst
Nursing HomesFor seniors with more serious medical needs who require skilled care following a hospitalization, illness, or surgery. Nursing Homes are also known as skilled nursing facilities. Explore Nursing Homes in Amherst
Health care services
- Medication management
- Assistance with bathing
- 24-hour supervision
- Assistance with dressing
- Activities of daily living assistance
- Assistance with transfers
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- Air conditioning
- Wi-Fi / high-speed internet
- Fitness programs
- Scheduled daily activities
- Movie nights
- Community-sponsored activities
- Resident-run activities
- Game room
- Move-in coordination
- Meal preparation and service
- Special dietary restrictions
- Diabetes diet
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Seniorly Neighborhood Insights
What you need to know for Amherst, MA (01002)
Total population: 32,251
24% of population is 50+ years old, 12% is 65+ years old
Median income: $64,366
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The poverty rate is 20% higher for this region compared to the Massachusetts state average, which is 9%
6% of population identify themselves as Black, 12% as Asian, 7% as Hispanic, and 75% as White
Average housing cost: $1,458 per month
Nearby access to 0 grocery store and farmers market
Nearby access to 2 parks
Crime rate: 176 crimes per 10,000 people
Life expectancy: 84 years old
Preventable hospitalizations: 39.1 per 1,000 patients
Regional air quality: 1.7 unhealthy air quality days per year
Drinking water quality: 0% of people are exposed to violations
Restaurants and cafes
- Flayvors of Cook Farm (1.1 mi)
- Panera Bread (2.6 mi)
- Arizona Pizza Company (2.6 mi)
Parks and walking trails
- Puffer's Pond (6.7 mi)
- CVS Pharmacy (3.4 mi)
- CVS Pharmacy (4 mi)
- CVS Pharmacy (4.9 mi)
Physicians and health care
- Cooley Dickinson Medical Group Amherst Medical Associates (3.4 mi)
- Amherst Medical Associates (3.5 mi)
- Amherst Laser & Skin Care Center (4.2 mi)
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