65 Briarwood Circle Worcester, MA 01606

Senior Assisted Living in Worcester, MA

When it’s time to choose a retirement community, you have a lot of options: you may be considering independent living, assisted living, a nursing home, or some other option. With so many options out there, it might be difficult to decide which living situation is right for you. Are you considering a move to an assisted living facility? Read on to learn more about what “assisted living” means.

What Assisted Living Means

As you age, many of the things you used to do become more difficult. You may find yourself struggling with daily activities such as getting dressed, taking medications on time, bathing, or cleaning.

In Briarwood’s assisted living apartments, residents receive customized support based on their individual needs. A Registered Nurse directs the program, and our staff of Personal Care Attendants is on-site 24 hours per day. Each resident receives their own Individual Service Plan which details the exact services they’ll need. These plans include between 45 to 90 minutes of assistance per day, which may include dressing, bathing, grooming, and medication reminders.

Why Senior Assisted Living?

Choosing a senior living option is a big decision. You may need help with some of your daily tasks, but that shouldn’t mean you have to give up your independence. With senior assisted living, you receive the customized support you need in the privacy of your own apartment—all within a caring, supportive, and fun community.

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May
Briarwood Resident

One of many reasons I find Briarwood so pleasant, having lived in Worcester for most of my life, is meeting people I´ve known through the years. In conversation at dinner with someone I will often find that we have mutual friends or acquaintances.

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Betty
Resident

What do I like about Briarwood? What a simple question! I really, truly like everything. I loved my cottage, but now I’m so happy in my cozy apartment. The meals are great and so graciously served. All the amenities are wonderful too. And best of all are the people, the staff and the residents. I feel so lucky to be here!!!

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Lois
Resident

I have lived here for ten years. I have never regretted my decision to come here. Folks are so friendly and we feel like a family. There is a lot of maintenance needed to stay in one’s own home – and I don’t have to worry about any of it!

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Alice
Resident

I have been at Briarwood for one year. It is the BEST move I could have ever made. The staff and the residents have been warm, friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend Briarwood to others!

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Greta
Resident

I have been very happy here with the wonderful staff, the congenial atmosphere, the good food and great care. If you come to Briarwood you’ll find old friends and make new ones.

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Facility Services

We offer a wide range of services that include both security and property maintenance. We provide 24-hour on-call maintenance staff to care for every aspect of your home inside and out. They’ll take care of the difficult maintenance work, which means you no longer need to rake, mow, or shovel your property! In addition to property maintenance, we also place safety as a top priority. You can rest easy knowing that we provide security services and an emergency response system.

Landscaping & Snow Removal

Security Services

Emergency Response System

Recreation

Looking for some fun activities? Most people don’t want to be busy all the time, but should you get bored or want to find new hobbies we have a variety of activities. You can spend your time taking art classes, computer classes, or enjoying our woodworking/hobby shop! We also plan fun and engaging concerts and trips. There is also a monthly social hour, which is a great time to catch up with neighbors and enjoy some great entertainment. When you wish to be pampered, Briarwood even has a salon! Enjoy a manicure, pedicure, or both! We even have a masseuse available to ease any tension you may be experiencing.

Woodworking Shop

Fitness Center

Resident Lounges/Activity Rooms

Food Services

One of the freedoms that we provide is not having to worry about meal preparation. Assisted living residents receive two or three meals per day in our beautiful restaurant-style dining room. The menu has great variety and changes weekly. Meals span two and a half hours, so you can choose when you eat. Each assisted living apartment also contains a kitchenette, so you can still prepare your favorite home-cooked meals.

Community Dining Rooms

Private Dining Room

Memory Care Support

We are able to provide services and safety measures for residents who struggle with limitations associated with memory loss through our Memory Support Program Within Assisted Living, which provides:

Security Alert System

Supportive Physical Environment

Trained staff members with extensive Dementia training

Purposeful engagement & Independence Preservation Philosophy

Activities Director – Certified Dementia Practitioner

Priority access for Briarwood residents

Featured Services & Amenities

Facility Services

Briarwood offers a wide range of services including property maintenance and security. We have 24-hour on-call maintenance staff to care for every aspect of your home inside and out. They’ll take care of the difficult maintenance work, which means no more shoveling, raking, or mowing! Safety is a top priority for your new home. So rest easy knowing that we provide security services and an emergency response system.

Landscaping & Snow Removal

Security Services

Emergency Response System

Recreation

We know that not everyone wants to be busy, but should you choose to you can take computer classes, art classes, and enjoy the woodworking shop or the hobby room. Wonderful concerts and trips are available, and the monthly social hour is a great time to catch up with neighbors and enjoy some fine entertainment. When you wish to be pampered, Briarwood has a salon. Enjoy a manicure, pedicure or both! We even have a masseuse available to ease any tension you may be experiencing.

Woodworking Shop

Fitness Center

Resident Lounges/Activity Rooms

Food Services

Another freedom is not having to worry about meal preparation. The cottage residents enjoy eight meals per month (or more, if needed). The apartment residents enjoy one meal per day. The menu has great variety and changes weekly. The meals are served restaurant style in a beautiful dining room. Meals span two and a half hours, so you can choose when you eat. If you prefer to cook, almost every cottage and apartment has a fully applianced kitchen with plenty of room to work.

Community Dining Rooms

Private Dining Room

Memory Care Support

We are able to provide services and safety measures for residents who struggle with limitations associated with memory loss through our Memory Support Program Within Assisted Living, which provides:

Security Alert System

Supportive Physical Environment

Trained staff members with extensive Dementia training

Purposeful engagement & Independence Preservation Philosophy

Activities Director – Certified Dementia Practitioner

Priority access for Briarwood residents

Assisted Living Options at Briarwood

Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community has evolved to meet the changing needs of today’s seniors. Briarwood offers a full complement of residential choices, skillfully designed to combine classic style with modern convenience. We offer studio and one-bedroom assisted living apartments ranging from 315 to 630 square feet.

Assisted Living Apartments

Amenities:

  • One meal per day in the Dining Room
  • Utilities except telephone and cable TV
  • Annual heavy house cleaning
  • Scheduled transportation in local area
  • Grounds and building maintenance
  • Real estate taxes

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Floor Plans

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Your Apartment features

Wall-to-wall carpet   |   Individual thermostat   |   Bathroom safety features

Privacy and easy access to common areas

Your Apartment or Cottage may feature…

  • Wall-to-wall carpet
  • Individual thermostat
  • Kitchen with range, garbage disposal, refrigerator, washer, dryer
  • Bathroom safety features
  • Garages with cottages
  • Reserved parking with apartments
  • One or two bedrooms and / or den

Take the next step!

Tour our facilities! Come discover all this and more by taking a tour and seeing all that Briarwood has to offer. Getting started is easy. Schedule a tour of our facilities.

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