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Visiting Nurse Assisted & Senior Living Community

405 Alewife Brook Pkwy
Somerville, MA 02144-1132
(617) 776-9800
Fax: (617) 718-2637
Services Offered:
Assisted Living
  • Assisted Living
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    The Visiting Nurses have been providing trusted care at home for over a century and now we are providing nearly 200 seniors and disabled persons dignified, affordable homes for those who need a helping hand at our two beautiful facilities, with the goal of maximizing each individual's ability to live independently.
    All genders welcome
    Age 50 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Massage therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    On-site dialysis
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    Resicare Care Attendants are certified Home Health Aides
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    No pets allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 97
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Fitness trainer
    Guest dining
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Bingo, Arts & Crafts, Tai Chi, Field trips, music
    This facility caters to:
    All those over 50 who need a helping hand
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Variable rent or other fees based on age, income and/or other qualifications
    MA Assisted Living Facility
    Issued by Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs
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