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Dementia and Memory Care in Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts continues to evolve to provide a number of the best memory care residences and facilities to aid seniors and older people who suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia. Residents at these memory care homes require access to around-the-clock treatment and offer services that go further than traditional assisted living services offered in Massachusetts. Lowering the stress levels and providing a stable atmosphere keeps seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia safe and provides them the continuity needed to complete some activities of daily life.

Keeping memory care residents energetic and involved with their community is a goal at many care homes across Massachusetts. When evaluating a memory care plan go beyond evaluating price and room size. Some of the most effective Alzheimer’s and dementia care programs bring residents together and promote socializing. We come across a variety of residences that provide memory care residents the chance to cook, enjoy live music, connect with local students by playing games, reading, and simply enjoying their company.

Basic Memory Care Services & Amenities Offered in Massachusetts

Listed below, you will find a list of some of the most typical services and amenities provided to Alzheimer’s and dementia care residents in Massachusetts.

  • 24-hour continuous care
  • Washing laundry and linen service
  • Outings and exercise
  • Emergency call system
  • Food services including three cooked dishes each day
  • Washing and showering support
  • Dressing and grooming

Several other memory care residences also provide paid services that may include salon and barber services, transfers, and non-essential supplies.

FAQs When Choosing a Memory Care Residence in Massachusetts

What is the typical price of memory care in Massachusetts?

The average price of memory care in Massachusetts ranges anywhere from $3,500 to over $6,500 a month based on the space available or selected by a resident to live in. Monthly costs for shared spaces can cost between $3,500-$5,000 and private rooms tend to average between $5,000-$6,500 a month. Some care residences may impose a one-time, non-refundable community fee that’s owed before a residents move-in day.

What is the average length of stay for a resident in Alzheimer’s care?

The average stay in a memory care home in Massachusetts is around 2-3 years but stays vary greatly based on the required amount of care and a family’s support system.

Is Alzheimer’s care more expensive than assisted living in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, it is common for the expenses associated with memory care to be higher than traditional assisted living. With that said, the living quarters is the most critical factor that can influence the expense of care in a memory care home or assisted living residence. A shared room in a memory care home is likely to be much less compared to the expense of a private room within an assisted living community.

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Top Memory Care, Alzheimer's Dementia Communities in MA

Golden LivingCenter - The Hermitage

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Whitney Place at Natick

3 Vision Dr Route 9 West
Natick, MA 01760

Tapestry at Whitney Place is a proven, pioneering memory care program specifically designed to help those with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia live life to the very fullest by minimizing its...

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Whitney Place at Northborough

238 West Main Street
Northborough, MA 01532

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Whitney Place at Sharon

675 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067

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Whitney Place at Westborough

5 Lyman Street
Westborough, MA 01581

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The Herrick House

89 Herrick St
Beverly, MA 01915

Our Spectrum program is a specially designed, ALL-INCLUSIVE, memory care community that focuses on care for those who suffer from cognitive impairments, providing a lifestyle that promotes compassion, dignity, and...

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Brookside at Regency

120 South Main Street
Centerville, MA 02632

Brookside at Regency Assisted Living helps provide residents with all the comforts of home including 24-hour supportive care, such as assistance with dressing, showering and medication management. A variety of...

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Grove Manor Estates

160 Grove St
Braintree, MA 02184

The Woodlands at Grove Manor Estates is a specialized care unit of our assisted living community designed and built for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders. The Woodlands...

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Pacifica Senior Living Victoria Court

55 Oaklawn Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

Pacifica Senior Living - Caring for a loved one with dementia can be a challenging and worrying task. At Victoria Court Pacifica Senior Living, we understand those needs. Our knowledgeable and...

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Village at Proprietors Green

10 Village Green Way
Marshfield, MA 02050

Village at Proprietors Green is a full-service, senior living community offering independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Spacious Memory Care neighborhood provides expert care and a home-like environment. 24-hour...

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Dorothy Frances Home, The

704 Beaver St
Waltham, MA 02452

A special care home for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementia. The atmosphere is home-like and non-institutional with a focus on the social environment where residents may enjoy...

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Bellamy Fields

150 Garrison Rd
Dover, NH 03820

Bellamy Fields is a licensed healthcare facility specializing in the memory, medical and movement challenges of aging. Located in a serene setting overlooking Nature Conservancy land and the campus of...

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Atrium at Cardinal Drive, The

153 Cardinal Dr
Agawam, MA 01001

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Leominster Crossings

1160 Main Street
Leominster, MA 01453

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Orchard Valley at Wilbraham

2387 Boston Rd
Wilbraham, MA 01095

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Rogerson House

434 Jamaicaway
Boston, MA 02130

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Tatnuck Park at Worcester

340 May Street
Worcester, MA 01602

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