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Discover The Area Around Brightview Wakefield

Brightview Wakefield is quietly tucked into this northern Massachusetts suburb. Located between Lake Quannapowitt and  Crystal Lake, this community is perfect for senior residents who want to be close to the city, without actually living in the city. As a suburb of Boston, Wakefield, MA, has many options for entertainment, restaurants and relaxation.

Brightview Wakefield is just a few miles from:

Brightview Wakefield is close to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital and Winchester Hospital. There is a pharmacy within walking distance to the community. Residents can also walk to grocery stores and other local shops. There is a Wal-mart less than 5 minutes away.  

For out-of-town relatives, there is a Four Points by Sheraton in nearby Lynnfield. There are also seven churches of different denominations within walking distance to Brightview Wakefield. These include an Episcopal church, a First Baptist church, a Unitarian Universalist church, a Congregational Church, a Romanian Orthodox church, and others. 

While our residents come from all over the Boston region, we primarily serve the following Massachusetts communities:

  • Wakefield
  • Reading
  • Lynnfield
  • Woburn
  • Malden

Brightview Wakefield is half of a mile from MBTA’s Haverhill line. This commuter rail connects as far north as Lawrence and Haverhill and goes all of the way into downtown Boston’s North Station. From here, riders can access the subway and other MBTA services. 

A third party website,, evaluates the “walkability” of an area, which measures the pedestrian friendliness based on population density, nearby amenities and other data. On a scale of 100, this site has rated the area surrounding Brightview Wakefield as an 82, meaning that most errands can be accomplished on foot. 

Many of our Independent Living residents choose to keep their car - there’s plenty of parking - however we also have a shuttle and a driver who is happy to take our residents where they need to go. 


21 Crescent Street
Wakefield, MA 01880

Directions from Downtown Boston - Via I-93

From downtown Boston, take I-93 North (Northern Expressway). Take exit 37A onto I-95 North (Yankee Division Highway). After two miles, use exit 39 to get off on North Avenue toward Reading Wakefield. Turn right onto North Avenue. In about a mile, at the end of Veteran’s Park, turn left at the stoplight for Church Street. In another 0.3 miles, bear right onto Common Street. In one-tenth of a mile, at the First Baptist Church, turn left onto Crescent Street. Proceed straight through the stop sign. Brightview Wakefield will be on your right in another tenth of a mile.


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All the activities they plan here at Brightview are wonderful. I’ve never been so busy and made so many friends.

Joseph, Brightview Resident

Brightview Wakefield, MA Senior Living

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