Youville Place

Youville Assisted Living residences offer support with personal care, housekeeping and meals

Youville Place is a unique assisted living residence located in Lexington, Massachusetts. Surrounded by 12 acres of lush gardens and greenery, this assisted living residence is rooted not only in the history of the region, but by its own history and traditions. The only mission oriented, not-for-profit assisted living residence in the area, Youville Place has a reputation as a community built on the values of compassionate care, dedication, hospitality and integrity.

Youville House Assisted Living residence in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Youville Place campus includes a three-story building featuring a lovely fountain on the courtyard level, inviting common areas, fitness spaces and computer stations, and a lovely two story chapel with stained glass windows. It has 71 bright, spacious studio and one-bedroom private apartments.

Residents of Youville Place enjoy a rich life filled with recreational, educational, social, cultural and spiritual programs. Residents are often greeted with live music as they enter the dining room, and keep active by participating in programs connecting them with local students, or becoming involved in a book discussion with a group or visiting professor. The lovely grounds provide a safe, beautiful walking area.

Visitors to Youville Place frequently comment on how at home the residents appear and the warmth and friendliness of the staff. Family and friends become part of the community when they visit, stay for dinner, attend special events and even become personally involved with programming if they wish. Residents take great pleasure living an independent life filled with activity, friends, and life-long learning – knowing that assistance, if needed, is always a few seconds away.

New residents frequently comment on the pleasure it gives them to meet new friends and be active again. Family members often say their parents are too busy to talk to them when they call!


Youville Place is located a short walk from historic Lexington Center. It sits on 12 acres of rolling greens, woodlands and perennial gardens. Public transportation is available to the Red Line and Harvard Square. Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Winchester Hospital in Winchester and Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge are easily accessible.

Youville Place offers the following amenities:
Youville House Assisted Living residence in Lexington, Massachusetts

  • 92 private studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments complete with kitchenette, bathroom, and individually controlled heating and air conditioning, and emergency response systems
  • Chapel
  • Library with fireplace
  • Living room
  • Country Kitchen — stocked with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Computer and internet access
  • Fitness classes
  • Whirlpool baths
  • Outdoor patios and gardens
  • Full-scale kitchens for personal use
  • Hair salon
  • Country Store
  • Complimentary laundry rooms on each floor
  • Private dining room available for family gatherings

The Youville Place staff understand how overwhelming and emotional a move can be for a new resident. The Director of Resident Life offers the guidance, support and friendship necessary to help residents and their families as they transition to this new phase of life.

“Even though I live in Florida, I know my dad is always cared for like family at Youville Place.”