Community InformationWhalers Cove is an assisted living facility in New Bedford, MA. Whalers Cove offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.
Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Whalers Cove offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Whalers Cove provides meals for residents.
Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help.
Unique Features* Urban setting in a very old section of town
* Located on the water in an old mill building, remodeled to look absolutely fantastic
* Nice, large apartments with high ceilings and huge floor to ceiling windows
The minimum age that a resident may be is 62 years old.
StaffingNurses on Staff24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 0% Medium Care 100% Heavy Care 0%
Whalers Cove prefers that residents need: light care, medium care
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
Diabetic residents must be able to manage their own care, including blood sugar tests and insulin injections.
Memory Care Offered
The community's memory care section is in its own building.
Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom.
Non Ambulatory Care
This community can provide a 1 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary TransportationTransportation at CostProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in Place
Activities ProvidedOur residents can access activities within the assisted living as well as out in the local community. Residents may enjoy musical entertainment, painting classes, exercise, religious services, games and educational programs at Whaler's Cove. In addition, residents may choose to join us on outings to the grocery store, retail shops, casino, restaurants, ice cream shops and much more!
Average Room Pricing at Whalers Cove
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $3,200 - $4,000 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $3,700 - $4,500 Monthly Semi-Private 2 Bedrooms Averages $4,200 - $5,200 MonthlyDisclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.
Estimated Fees at Whalers Cove
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 One-time Respite Fee Averages $200 - $200 Daily Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,100 - $1,400 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $800 - $1,000 Monthly Low Care Needs Fee Averages $500 - $700 Monthly 2nd Person Fee Averages $1,600 - $2,000 MonthlyDisclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.
Paying for careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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Angels to help!reviewed on: 03/28/2015 by Rosa
Thanks to the Whaler's Cove staff to making the decision to join their community an easy one. From day 1, my Dad was welcomed and had everything done to make his transition as simple as possible.... Read the full review.
Large living spaces (twice ...reviewed on: 12/19/2013 by A Place For Mom Customer
Large living spaces (twice the size of all the others) Large interior common areas. No apparent outdoor area other than the street sidewalk. Dad and E liked this place and knew some of the folks.
Overall I'm very impressed by what I'...reviewed on: 03/03/2014 by J O
Overall I'm very impressed by what I've seen of this place! It's a very nice looking facility, it's very spacious and well decorated, and they keep it very clean. The staff all seemed very... Read the full review.
Very nice facility. High marks for [Removed], Asst. Executive Director, who met with us and gave us the tour. Services are very extensive. Good start to our researching the options.
Horrible experiencereviewed on: 07/09/2016 by Rose Santiago
Whalers cove is the worst place anyone could put there mom or dad in. The food is horrible they are always running out of something. The cna's there are just awful. The main boss is just a... Read the full review.