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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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26 Memory Care Facilities near Bangor, ME

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If your loved one needs memory care in Bangor, A Place for Mom can help. With 26 memory care facilities in Bangor, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Bangor incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Bangor memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Bangor, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

We are also serving Memory Care facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Downtown Bangor, , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as Bar Harbor, Blue Hill or Orono.

Memory Care Facilities near Bangor, ME

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Winterberry Heights Senior Living

932 Ohio St, Bangor, ME 04401

3.7
(31 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Winterberry Heights Assisted Living features 78 well designed studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom retirement and assisted living apartments. We also offer a dedicated wing with 14 apartments designed to accommodate residents with memory care needs. This wing, which has a separate entrance, is...

Birch Bay Retirement Village

25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

4.4
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Birch Bay Village is the area's premier retirement community overlooking Frenchman Bay on Mount Desert Island. Bordering Acadia National Park, this vibrant community has a rich assortment of recreational activities close at hand. There are hiking and carriage trails, restaurants, an 18-hole golf...

Dirigo Pines

9 Alumni Dr, Orono, ME 04473

2.7
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Dirigo Pines is an independent living, assisted living, specialized care, and memory care community situated in picturesque Orono, Maine. Residents choose from a wide range of lifestyle options and styles designed for comfort and convenience. At Dirigo Pines residents can stroll along the...

Parker Ridge

63 Parker Ridge Lane, Box 290, Blue Hill, ME 04614

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The place to retire in Downeast Maine. Just south of Blue Hill, Maine, on a peninsula dotted with gracious summer homes, is a pleasant and welcoming community on 28-acres surrounded by woods and walking trails and commanding stunning views of Blue Hill Bay. This is Parker Ridge. With panoramic...

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Siesta Haven II

33 James St, Bangor, ME 04401

2.8
(2 reviews)

Bangor House

174 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401

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Crestwood Place

161 Davis Rd, Bangor, ME 04401

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Westgate Manor

750 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401

5.0
(1 review)

Private

Westgate Manor is a 104-bed long-term and assisted living healthcare center located in beautiful Bangor, Maine. We are fully licensed for Medicare and Medicaid coverage and we specialize in caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

Orono Commons

117 Bennoch Rd, Orono, ME 04473

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Orono Commons is located in historic and vibrant Orono, Maine. Home to the University of Maine, Orono is an exciting and growing city on the shores of the Penobscot River. We are proud of our beautiful community and the high quality assistance we provide to our residents. Our caring staff can...

Harbor Hill Center

2 Footbridge Rd, Belfast, ME 04915

5.0
(1 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

When it comes to beautiful scenic views not much can beat our seaport town of Belfast, ME. Our antique architecture and historic districts are popular with residents and tourists alike. Harbor Hill Center occupies seven acres of waterfront property in mid-coast Maine on Belfast Harbor. Our...

Windward Gardens

105 Mechanic St, Camden, ME 04843

2.0
(1 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Windward Gardens is a Genesis senior living community located in stunning Camden, Maine. There is something for everyone in Camden from sailing, experiencing our world class cuisine, to enjoying our breathtaking sunsets over the water. Camden is a great place to call home in retirement. The...

Sirjas

225 Wilson St, Brewer, ME 04412

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Avalon Village

239 Main Rd N, Hampden, ME 04444

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Longfellow Heights

Elm St, Orono, ME 04473

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Jed Prouty Assisted Living

57 Main St, Bucksport, ME 04416

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Bayview Manor

45 W. Main St, Searsport, ME 04974

(0 review)

Dexter Boarding Home

45 Main St., Dexter, ME 04930

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Sunset Home of Waterville

114 College Ave, Waterville, ME 04901

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Redington Memorial Home

11 North Ave., Skowhegan, ME 04976

(0 review)

Elm Tower

60 Elm St, Waterville, ME 04901

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Cost of memory care in Bangor, ME

The average cost of senior living in Bangor is $6,456 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Bangor, ME with an average of $5,308 per month.

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Bangor, Maine

Memory Care

Memory care services offer healthcare to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of memory conditions. This type of care provides expert support in a community purposefully built with a myriad of safety features. Basic services offered in memory care may include: social programs and activities, exercise and physical therapy programs, medication management, and 24-hour staffing and personal assistance. Memory care living communities maintain supervised areas to prevent wandering which is a standard symptom of Alzheimer’s. Memory care offers 24-hour monitored care with social activities, meals, and health management for residents. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $10,494 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $10,038 . Maine maintains specific statutes related to this kind of community. The The Maine Department of Health and Human Services licenses this community type.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical communities is a major factor in deciding the most suitable destination for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Bangor include St Joseph Hospital, Eastern Maine Medical Center, and Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Bangor which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a care community is located could have a large influence on the total price. The overall cost of living is a major factor in selecting which care choice is best for your family. The rent burden for Bangor is about 18.5% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly cost for rent in Bangor is around $1,058 and the median home value for Bangor is approximately $147,032. Bangor has a sales tax of 5.50%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air quality, and air temperature of a city may have a major influence on the overall health of senior citizens. Monthly, Bangor measures around 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically happens in October with an average of 8 inches during the month. For snowfall, Bangor experiences an average of 68.90 inches of snow in a year. On average, the humidity rating for Bangor is approximately 73%. The average humidity levels are highest in November at roughly 78%. The average air quality index rating in Bangor is approximately 33.0. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score reaches its maximum rating in the month of December at approximately 44.9. In the summer, the temperature in Bangor is about 67F. The summer high rises to around 80F in July. The lowest summer temperature is roughly 54F in the month of June. In winter, the average temp in Bangor drops to roughly 23F. The peak winter temperature gets to around 35F during the month of December. The low winter temperature gets to around 9 F during the month of January. Bangor has a warm-summer humid continental type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In Bangor, 7.9% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Bangor is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Bangor 11.0% practice Catholicism, 3.6% practice another Christian faith, and 3.1% are Methodists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Bangor, out of the total population 0.5% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In Bangor, 75.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of crime, Bangor has 1.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 37.9 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Bangor, 6.3% are widows, 11.6% do not have health insurance, 19.6% have some form of disability, and 61.4% participate in the labor force. Bangor has a population density of 359 people per square mile. The current population of Bangor is growing at a rate of 0.001%. Based on gender, 51.4% are female and 48.6% are male. The median age of Bangor is 37 years old. In Bangor, 28.8% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.0% are over the age of 60, 6.0% are over the age of 70, and 5.4% are over the age of 80. During the previous presidential election, 7.4% voted for a third party candidate, 56.9% voted Democrat, and 35.7% voted Republican in Penobscot county. Demographically, Bangor is 2.6% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% other or not specified, 2.5% Asian, 91.8% white, 1.5% black, 2.3% Hispanic, and 1.1% Native American. Of the population of Bangor 33.3% have a college degree, 13.3% have a graduate degree, and 29.1% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Maine

Overall, Maine ranks 32nd out of all states in quality of life and 19th in healthcare. There are 38 general hospitals and 115 health centers that provide care for 1,341,753 Maine residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Maine are Northern Light Health, Maine Medical Center, and Northern Maine Medical Center. Residents of Maine enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 39th in the United States. In terms of resources, Maine has a cost of living index of 117.2, a grocery index rating of 107.0, and a housing index rating of 123.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average.

Social demographics of the state

Twenty-two percent of Maine residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 1,574 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-14%, Mainline Protestant-21%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Maine there are 185 masonic lodges. In Maine, 36% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 45. In terms of diversity, Maine ranks 49th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 45% of Maine residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Maine drops to around 20F. The average high winter temperature is around 38F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -7F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Maine is around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 82F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. On average, the state receives 3.79 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in November with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Maine is 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 44.2 AQI. While residents of Maine mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Maine can include earthquakes (moderate) and hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Maine

The state of Maine has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of balsam fir, downy serviceberry, pagoda dogwood, and black cherry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the north American deer mouse, the large baleen whales, the eastern cougar, or the white-tailed deer. The state animal of Maine is the the moose.

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Westgate Manor, Harbor Hill Center and Birch Bay Retirement Village are the top rated memory care facilities near Bangor, Maine. See full list of communities.

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