Amherst Home for Aged Women

(866) 653-9337

1165 N Pleasant St, AMHERST, MA


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Amherst Home for Aged Women
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1165 N PLEASANT ST
AMHERST
MA
01002
USA
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Description of Amherst Home for Aged Women in AMHERST, MA

Amherst Home For Aged Women, located in Amherst, Massachusetts provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility. Amherst Home For Aged Women has an unrated hospital, Northampton Va Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Amherst Home For Aged Women's nearest hospital is 9 miles away. The zipcode (01002) in Massachusetts, where Amherst Home For Aged Women is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics.

Amherst Home for Aged Women is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Amherst Home for Aged Women is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Amherst Home for Aged Women is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Special Health Conditions
  • Management of an I.V.

Demographic Profile for AMHERST, MA, 01002

People

Male Population
48.16%
Female Population
51.84%
Median Age
25 Years
Average Household Income
$58,466

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
25% Above
Cost of Food
8% Above
Utilities
41% Above
Miscellaneous
11% Above

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
10.1 / 100
Water Quality
55 / 100
Superfund Sites
82 / 100
Physicians per 100k
344.4

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
3
Property Crimes
4