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The Atrium at Faxon Woods

2003 Falls Boulevard, Quincy, MA 02169

3.9
(27 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Atrium at Faxon Woods is an assisted living residence designed exclusively to serving the needs of individuals with memory loss. Our goal, in everything we do, is to create an environment that feels safe and familiar, empowering and fulfilling. Each detail of our unique, single story...

The Lighthouse at Lincoln

425 Albion Road, Lincoln, RI 02865

4.4
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Lighthouse at Lincoln is Rhode Island's only specialized memory care assisted living community, providing research-based treatment for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss.Our community is collaborating with McLean Hospital, The Center for Brain/Mind Medicine...

The Oasis at Dodge Park

102 Randolph Rd, Worcester, MA 01606

4.7
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Oasis at Dodge Park provides Dementia and Alzheimer's care in Worcester MA. The Alzheimer's Program at the Oasis is designed to promote independence within a comfortable and safe environment. The goal of the program is to help individuals maintain the optimum level of functioning and to...

Bridges by Epoch at Andover

254 Lowell St., Andover, MA 01810

4.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bridges® by EPOCH at Andover is a memory care assisted living community located in Essex County offering exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory impairment. Bridges® by EPOCH communities have been purposefully designed and...

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Sunrise of Arlington

1395 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476

3.7
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Positioned to enjoy the greenery & peacefulness of the Lexington Bike Path on one side and the bustling in-town location of Massachusetts Ave. on the other side, Sunrise of Arlington has the best of both worlds under one roof. Our community is perfect for the resident who prefers an urban...

Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill

4 Forge Hill Road, Franklin, MA 02038

4.1
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is Franklin's first senior living community. Located on Forge Hill Road less than a mile from routes 140 and 495, Benchmark Senior Living at Forge Hill is a state of the art community that offers a full complement of amenities and supportive services designed...

Halcyon at West Bay

2783 West Shore Rd, Warwick, RI 02889

4.3
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can focus on having fun. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. You...

Benchmark Senior Living at Plymouth Crossings

157 South Street, Plymouth, MA 02360

4.7
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Plymouth Crossings is a lively suburban hideaway, convenient to shops and amenities, and just minutes from historic, artistic, cultural and retail centers. Our community is a place people love to call home whether their favorite activity is catching up with friends, watching a performance or...

Ashland Farm at North Andover

700 Chickering Road, North Andover, MA 01845

4.5
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Ashland Farm is the premier assisted living community in the Merrimack Valley offering traditional assisted living as well as the Harbor Program for the memory impaired. Ashland Farm provides residents with personalized service plans tailored to meet their unique needs. If you need help with...

Sunrise of Lynnfield

55 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA 01940

4.3
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Langdon Place of Exeter

17 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Langdale Place of Exeter is a Genesis senior living community nestled in the historic riverside town of Exeter, NH, the perfect backdrop to our cozy community. Located on the New Hampshire and Massachusetts border, our scenic New England town was home to some of the earliest colonists and honors...

The Pines Of Newmarket

9 Grant Road, Newmarket, NH 03857

4.5
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Pines Of Newmarket have served the residents of New England since 1999. At The Pines of Newmarket, our residents enjoy an array of services managed by a staff whose single goal is to help them enjoy life by creating a fun, loving and safe environment. We provide quality assisted living and...

The Residence at Melrose Station

158 Essex Street, Melrose, MA 02176

4.9
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Residence at Melrose Station opened the summer of 2017 and offers 65 up-scale rental apartment homes that may be for either Independent (retirement) or Assisted Living, or a combination of both as there is no delineation between apartments. If one is Independent Living, for instance and...

All American Assisted Living at Londonderry

1 Button Drive, Londonderry, NH 03053

4.1
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Evans Park At Newton Corner

430 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458

3.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Evans Park at Newton Corner in Newton, MA is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life activities. If you or your loved one needs help with medication management, bathing, dressing, or transportation to and from doctor’s...

Putnam Farm at Danvers

9 Summer Street, Danvers, MA 01923

4.5
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Designed to capture the residential flavor of the neighborhood, Benchmark Senior Living at Putnam Farm boasts features that create the air of a country manor, including a spacious porch with wonderful hilltop views. The community offers residents and families close proximity to the Geriatric Care...

Tatnuck Park At Worcester

340 May Street, Worcester, MA 01602

4.6
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Resting at the foot of Worcester's western hills is the historic village of Tatnuck... a place filled with family, fond memories and tradition. Today, traditions continue at Tatnuck Park at Worcester, a respected and valued assisted living community. Built on the site of a former family estate,...

The Residence at Freeman Lake

4 Technology Drive, Chelmsford, MA 01863

4.2
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Home Sweet HomeLocated in the beautiful town of North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, our assisted living and memory care community is a place where you can thrive. Enjoy a full and active life knowing our care team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you with anything you need. You...

Bayberry at Emerald Court

2000 Emerald Court, Tewksbury, MA 01876

4.1
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to a new way of life at Bayberry at Emerald Court. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood in Tewksbury, MA, Bayberry is an assisted living community ideally located just minutes from major shopping, entertainment and medical centers with easy access to I-93 and I-495. Bayberry offers...

The Residence at Salem Woods

6 Sally Sweet's Way, Salem, NH 03079

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Resting on a beautiful campus in Salem, New Hampshire, The Residence at Salem Woods is a brand new community scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. The community will offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care services to seniors.The Residence at Salem Woods is proudly operated...

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Cost of memory care in Boston, MA

Memory Care costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average memory care cost comparisons
  • $5,216
    National
  • $7,011
    State
  • $6,973
    Boston, MA
  • $6,652
    Auburn, MA
  • $8,598
    Milford, MA
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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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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Boston, Massachusetts

 

Memory Care

Memory care communities administer intensive medical care to seniors with serious dementia and health conditions in a supervised community. This community utilizes caregivers who have received trained annually in aiding seniors with memory care, cognitive impairments, and Alzheimer’s. Basic services offered in memory care may include: comfortable private or semi-private rooms, daily meals, exercise and physical therapy programs, and 24-hour staffing and personal assistance. This kind of community provides 24-hour monitored care with health management, meals, and recreational activities for occupants. Memory care living communities have supervised areas to prevent wandering ; a common symptom of Dementia. The annual median cost for a private room is around $158,545 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $149,672 . The state of Massachusetts has a number of provisions associated with this type of community. The The Executive Office of Elder Affairs supervises this type of community.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those with chronic illnesses or those requiring continuing care, access to nearby medical communities could be a motivating determinant while determining what type of care best meets your loved ones needs. In total, there are 13 hospitals located in Boston which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Boston include Massachusetts General Hospital, New England Baptist Hospital, and Brigham And Women’s Faulkner Hospital.

Cost of Living

The community where a care community is located could have a major influence on the price of care. The total cost of living can be a big influence when determining which community works for your loved one’s needs. Boston has a cost-of-living index of around 181.6 based on an average score of 100, where any score above 100 is more costly than the average amount. Boston has a grocery price index of 105.7. The rent burden for Boston is around 22.6% of the average monthly income. Boston has a median home value of around $455,371 and the median cost of rent is around $1,964 per month.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air temperature, and air quality of a destination can have a considerable effect on the well-being of senior citizens. The average air quality index rating in Boston is about 48.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score is at its peak during the month of December at approximately 58.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Boston has a humid subtropical type of climate. Monthly, Boston receives about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically falls in October with an average of 5 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Boston gets on average 48.10 inches of snow in a year. During the summertime, the average temperature in Boston is around 73F. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 59F during June. The summer high temperature is at approximately 85F during July. During the winter months, the average temperature falls to approximately 33F. The highest winter temperature will rise to roughly 45F during the month of December. The low winter temperature is approximately 22F in the month of February. On average, Boston has a humidity rating of 64%. Humidity levels are highest in September at around 69%.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Boston is 4.9% mixed race, 19.4% Hispanic, 25.3% black, 52.8% white, 9.5% Asian, 7.2% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.4% Native American. Out of the total city population, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. In Boston, 20.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.1% are over the age of 60, 4.5% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. The median age of Boston is 32 years old. In terms of crime, Boston has 22.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 7.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Boston, 4.1% consider themselves widows, 68.9% participate in the labor force, 20.5% live in poverty, and 12.3% have some form of disability. In the previous presidential election, 81.8% voted Democrat, 14.1% voted Republican, and 4.1% voted for a third party candidate in Suffolk county. In terms of education, 21.3% have a graduate degree, 20.9% have a high-school diploma, and 47.4% have a college degree. The current population of Boston is growing at a rate of 0.009%. Boston has a population density of 5,472 people per square mile. In Boston, 2.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Boston is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Boston, out of the total population 0.7% practice Judaism, 1.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 1.1% practice Islam. In Boston, 37.2% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Boston 48.2% practice Catholicism, 4.9% practice another Christian faith, and 2.0% are Baptists.

State Information

An overview of Massachusetts

The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th out of all states in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. In terms of resources, Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8, a grocery index rating of 113.9, and a housing index rating of 170.3. 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. In total, Massachusetts has 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 citizens. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 23% of Massachusetts’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,200 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Massachusetts ranks 16th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican. In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Massachusetts is around 4.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.10 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Massachusetts is 38.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.5 AQI. While residents of Massachusetts mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Massachusetts can include hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of butterfly weed, American linden, eastern hemlock, and white spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white pine, the spike gayfeather, the bobcats, or the lance leaf coreopsis. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.

Frequently asked questions about Memory Care facilities in Massachusetts

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