Welcome to JFK Apartments

John F. Kennedy Apartments, an Affiliate of the Cambridge Housing Authority, offers affordable independent living and assisted care services for local seniors in the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The renovated top-of-the-line apartment building features 44 spacious "independent" apartments for the elderly and disabled, as well as 25 apartments for seniors who want or require the option of assisted care services. John F. Kennedy Apartments also offers comfortably furnished community areas for residents' use. These include a main dining room, library, living room, and lovely outdoor landscaped grounds with a patio. The apartment community is conveniently located just one block from the heart of Central Square in a residential neighborhood with easy access to public transportation, banks, shopping, dining and places of worship.

Service-Enhanced Independent Living

John F. Kennedy Apartments offers local seniors the privacy and independence of their own apartment, with the convenience and companionship of living within a larger supportive community. Each well-appointed one-bedroom apartment features a spacious and bright living/dining room area, a full kitchen and generous closet space. A variety of floor plans and handicapped-accessible apartments are available.

Residents also enjoy full use of our many comfortable indoor and outdoor community spaces, including a lovely landscaped patio with umbrella tables. Active seniors may take advantage of an easy walk to Central Square and nearby public transportation.

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Assisted Care Amenities & Services

One-bedroom apartments • 24-hour staff • Personal care assistance • Medication monitoring • Gracious dining • 24-hour emergency response • Weekly housekeeping • Laundry services • Personalized Wellness Care Plan • Full kitchens • Walk-in showers • Individual climate control • Cable TV & internet hookups • Landscaped patio • Umbrella tables • Comfortable park benches • Comfortable community rooms • Pharmacy delivery • Electronic keys & doors

A Socially Active Community

Exercise classes • Live entertainment • Summer BBQs • Intergenerational programs • Theme dinners • Walking Club • Educational programs • Current event discussions • Cinema feature • Travel slide shows • Bingo • Holiday parties • And more!


"The JFK Apartments serve local seniors who reside in Cambridge. Our independent one-bedroom apartments are leased directly by the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA). Please contact CHA at 617-864-3020 for more information. If you are interested in an apartment with the option of receiving assisted care services, please feel free to contact me directly for more information at 617-499-7147."

–Sandra Corneau, Executive Director

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