The Berkeley Retirement Home

The Berkeley Retirement Home


The Berkeley Retirement Home is located in Lawrence, MA, part of Essex County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 88,508. 10.2% of residents are 65 years or older, 6.3% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Methuen, North Andover, and Andover.

Our network provides data for 4 senior living communities in Lawrence, MA with this community.

About the Community

A nonprofit corporation, The Berkeley Retirement Home accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 44 beds with an average occupancy rate of 42.3%.

Resident council is available. The Berkeley Retirement Home is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

The Berkeley Retirement Home reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Massachusetts’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication


8.6% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 10.9% less than the nation and 10.1% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication


30.9% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 16.4% more than the nation and 11.8% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control


57.2% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 10.2% more than the nation and 1.5% more than the state.

Depressive Symptoms


1.5% of residents have depressive symptoms, 6% less than the nation and 0.4% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury


4.4% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 1% more than the nation and 0.7% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help


7% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 7.6% less than the nation and 8.2% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine


100% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 4.6% more than the nation and 4% more than the state.

Physical Restraints


0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.2% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine


79.4% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 13.3% less than the nation and 10.9% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers


2.3% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 5.8% less than the nation and 4.2% less than the state.



3% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 0.6% more than the nation and 0.6% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter


1.9% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 0.3% more than the nation and 0.5% more than the state.

Weight Loss


6.9% of residents lose too much weight, 0.9% more than the nation and 1.5% more than the state.

Worsening Movability


12.6% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 5.4% less than the nation and 5.1% less than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series


97% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 9.7% more than the nation and 1.8% more than the state.

Resident Boosters


0% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 57.3% less than the nation and 75% less than the state.

Staff Primary Series


98.2% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 11.3% more than the nation and 0.4% more than the state.

Staff Boosters


63.2% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 20.3% more than the nation and 10.4% less than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations


For The Berkeley Retirement Home residents that require a hospital visit, Holy Family Hospital is the closest, 0.53 miles away. Lawrence General Hospital is the next nearest, 1 mile away.

The closest pharmacies are Walgreens, 0.27 miles away, and CVS Pharmacy, 0.32 miles away. Glfhc-The Family Pharmacy and CVS Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Dong Won Kim Pc and Gentle Dental Methuen are 0.27 miles and 0.28 miles away. As for vision care, Boston Eye Group is 0.74 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Lawrence Common Park is 0.77 miles away, and Greycourt Park is 1.06 miles away. El Flaco CD & More Movies is 0.36 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Lawrence Public Library, 0.68 miles from The Berkeley Retirement Home.

Nearby places of worship include Lds Missionaries and New Hope Church. The former is 0.13 miles, and the latter is 0.23 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Roy Mr Natural Jones Barber Shop is 0.25 miles away.


Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Xavier Place and Peking Garden, 0.23 miles and 0.23 miles away. Keltic American Association and Saladworks are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Emmanuel Market is 0.26 miles away, and Macoris Variety is 0.27 miles away. Park St Convenience and Gigante Meat Market are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at People’s United Bank, 0.35 miles away, or Align Credit Union, 0.53 miles away. Santander Bank and Citibank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Lawrence

July was Lawrence’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 87°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 16°F.

The city saw 37.63 inches of precipitation, 83.2 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 65% over the last 12 months.

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