Providence Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Providence Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Providence for a single-occupancy apartment is $4,450/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Providence Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard $3,300/month
Capitol Ridge at Providence $3,899/month
Wingate Residences on the East Side $4,100/month
The Highlands on the East Side $3,500/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
New Pond Village Walpole $6,240/month
The Village at Willow Crossings Mansfield $4,999/month
Wingate Residences at Norton Norton $3,265/month
Greenwich Farms at Warwick Warwick $4,499/month
Atria Bay Spring Village Barrington $4,095/month
Atria Draper Place Hopedale $5,736/month
Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill Franklin $4,199/month
The Village at Waterman Lake Smithfield $4,400/month
Landmark at Fall River Fall River $3,350/month
Connemara Senior Living Brockton $3,295/month
Atria Franklin Franklin $4,233/month
Daniel Child House Warren $1,500/month
Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree Norwood $5,299/month
Commonwealth House Assisted Living Warwick $3,000/month
Blaire House of Milford Assisted Living Milford $4,635/month
Tockwotton on the Waterfront East Providence $4,840/month
The Branches of North Attleboro Attleboro Falls $2,950/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Map of Providence Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Providence

One of America’s oldest cities, Providence, Rhode Island combines the sophistication of a big city with the charm of a small coastal town. Nestled in the heart of New England, Providence boasts just over 175,000 friendly residents, scenic waterfront views of Narragansett Bay and a rich history older than the country itself. Seniors who choose assisted living in Providence enjoy convenient access to world-class medical facilities, top-rate shopping, a thriving arts scene and a number of historical attractions all within a short distance. Providence is also only an hour south of Boston and within a half-day’s drive of most of New England.

Providence Attractions

With a past spanning five centuries, Providence is home to a variety of historic buildings and numerous museums of history and art. Music lovers can attend concerts by the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Opera Providence, while theater-goers can enjoy performances by the Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company. Residents of assisted living in Providence also enjoy front-row seats at the city’s most prominent summer event, WaterFire. This award-winning art installation lights up the city between May and October with 100 bonfires that blaze along the three rivers that run through the city.

Providence Senior Activities

Residents of assisted living in Providence can easily connect with the senior community at the many senior centers throughout the city. Operated by local community groups, Providence’s senior centers provide social activities including field trips to local destinations, exercise classes and educational seminars. Many centers also host medical screenings, provide social services and offer volunteer opportunities for seniors. 

Providence Medical Facilities

Providence is home to several prominent colleges and universities, most notably Brown University, which affords residents of assisted living in Providence access to some of the most cutting-edge medical care in the nation. Founded in 1863, Rhode Island Hospital is the largest hospital in the state and serves as the main teaching hospital for Brown University Alpert Medical School. The hospital is a designated Level I Trauma Center, providing emergency care to patients throughout southeastern New England, and has won numerous awards for its orthopedic, stroke and cancer services.

Providence Transit

Getting to and from a community of assisted living in Providence is made easy with service from the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA). Adults age 65 and older are eligible for discounted bus cards that are valid on any of the 54 bus routes in the state. Seniors also enjoy discounted rides on Providence LINK, the city’s convenient trolley bus that connects riders with the city’s many downtown attractions. Seniors with limited mobility may utilize the RIde Program, which provides specialized shuttle services to the disabled.

Cost of Assisted Living in Providence

As the only major city in Rhode Island, the cost of assisted living in Providence runs slightly higher than the rest of the state with an annual median rate of $54,000.* Monthly assisted living costs in Providence can vary from a minimum of $1,157 to a maximum of $5,415 for a private, one-bedroom apartment. The median monthly cost for assisted living in Providence is $4,500 per month, about $300 more per month than Rhode Island as a whole.

Find Assisted Living in Providence

Assisted Living in Providence is an excellent option for seniors who want all the culture, services and amenities of a big city while enjoying the relaxed pace of a small town. View a list of local assisted living communities by visiting our Providence Assisted Living page.
*Genworth Financial 2011 Cost of Care Survey.
Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell. Back to Top