Arlington’s “townies” love staying in their beloved Arlington while receiving exceptional Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Enhanced Care, and you will too. Located at the location of the former Symmes Hospital with beautiful views of the Boston Skyline, you’ll feel like you are living in a boutique-style resort! Pick a book from our well-stocked library and find a quiet nook to read. Or enjoy a cookout on the patio. Attend talks given by authors or learn how to foxtrot during ballroom dancing lessons. And every day we have happy hour at the pub! With a location so close to all the cultural events that Boston has to offer, our Vibrant Living Director will give you plenty of choices to fill your day. Enjoy cruise-ship style Assisted Living and innovative Memory Care right here in Arlington, Massachusetts with no large entrance fee!
Arlington Assisted Living & Memory Care
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Enjoy what truly matters
Let us do the cooking
You’ll love the wide variety of meals prepared by our Executive Chef. We offer an always-available menu of favorite dishes, as well as daily specials to choose from. We'll cook, serve and do the dishes! You can also enjoy afternoon cookies in the café, happy hour at the pub, and a fresh-brewed cup of coffee in one of our relaxing venues. A private dining room is available for special occasions – invite your whole family! And when you feel like going out, you’ll find even more delicious restaurant options just a short drive away.Social Life and Dining
Live your way
The whole community is your home. We have 93 apartments to choose from, in a variety of sizes and styles, in Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Enhanced Care, allowing residents who may need a higher level of care to live in a home-like setting instead of a nursing home. Take your pick of studios, companion and one bedroom apartments. Each apartment home includes a bath designed for your safety and convenience, a kitchenette with beautiful granite countertops, and large windows for bright natural light. And enjoy all the common area spaces anytime you’d like, such as our beautiful living room, library, fitness center, cafe, and the gorgeous covered porches and patios. Brightview Arlington offers you so many upscale amenities, and yet is small enough to feel like you’re at home.Amenities
Get help when you need it
Just because you may need some assistance doesn’t mean you should slow down! We’re here to provide the help you need so you can continue to enjoy the lifestyle that matters to you the most. Brightview Arlington residents have three options to choose from: Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Enhanced Care for those who need a higher level of assistance. Whether you need help with small, daily tasks or full assistance managing the challenges associated with memory loss, our care team will do a complete assessment so we are sure to meet all of your individual needs.Types of Living
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Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes
In generations past, the only residential care option for aging adults was a nursing home, otherwise known as a skilled nursing facility. However, these facilities are typically for aging adults who have more serious or extreme medical needs that require ongoing attention. Today, many aging adults don’t need the level of care associated with that of a nursing home. We're here to help breakdown the differences between senior and assisted living vs. nursing homes.
In recent years, a new option has emerged – the senior living community. Brightview Senior Living now has over thirty assisted living communities in eight states. These communities offer home-like environments that cater to both healthy aging adults, and those that need some assistance.
A senior living community not only offers a safe and comfortable place to live, but it provides an all-encompassing lifestyle where residents can also connect and socialize with others. In addition, communities may come equipped with amenities, such as a cafe, pub, theater, fitness center, library, beauty salon, community store, and much more.
Assisted living is designed for the senior who wants to live in a private apartment but may need a helping hand with certain daily living activities, such as taking medications, dressing, or bathing. Since each resident needs are unique, tailored assistance is offered to encourage and empower the resident to live as independently as possible. Additional services include maintenance, housekeeping, scheduled transportation, and three meals a day.
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Explore a whole new you
Take a look around. We know you’re going to love it here. At Brightview Senior Living communities, we have so many wonderful gathering spaces to join your friends and make new ones. And every one of our spaces, including your apartment home, has been designed for your comfort, convenience, and fun.
What makes Brightview Assisted Living different?
At Brightview, care encompasses so much more than activities of daily living. Residents are encouraged each day to engage the mind, body, and spirit, participate in self-discovery, pursue their passions, and never stop learning and growing.
We believe that care starts with a partnership between the resident, families, caregivers, and physicians. Our residents do not simply receive care, but they are active and engaged participants.
Our highest priority is the right of each individual to be respected and treated with dignity. Privacy and discretion are honored, and the right to make choices for oneself is valued.
We focus on what gives residents the greatest sense of independence and self-worth. Putting people before tasks, we create an environment where every resident is both encouraged and empowered to live a rich, full, meaningful life.
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