Massachusetts Senior Care Association

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“9 out of 10 resident family members said they would recommend their loved one’s nursing facility to a family member or friend.”
– Independent Massachusetts Department of Public Health Consumer Satisfaction Survey



As the state’s leading senior care organization representing nursing facilities, assisted living residences and continuing care retirement communities, we know how difficult it can be to find the right health care and support services for an older adult or person with disabilities.  In the subsequent pages, we provide the information you need to make the right decisions for you and your loved ones. By planning ahead and asking the important questions, you can find precisely the care and community you need and want.

  • Care Options

    Understand the different types of health care services offered by Massachusetts providers. 

  • How to Choose a Facility

    Take the necessary three steps to ensure you make the best choice for you and your loved one.

  • Health Care Planning

    Provides guidance for quality care through the health care planning process.

  • Glossary Of Terms

    Review terms to help you better understand the profession and your options. 

  • Care Conversations™

    Provides insight into the care planning process and firsthand accounts of various care experiences.

  • Find a Nursing Facility

    Identify facilities that meet your care needs.

  • Resources

    Explore various tools to help you care for your loved one across settings.