39 Memory Care Facilities near Avon, CT
There are 39 Memory Care Facilities in the Avon area, with 3 in Avon and 36 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Avon is $8,760 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include White Plains with an average starting cost of $7,475.
To help you with your search, browse the 55 reviews below for memory care facilities in Avon. On average, consumers rate memory care in Avon 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include New City with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Avon, CT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Avon
Avon is located in the north-central region of Connecticut and has a population of a little over 18,000 residents, almost 20 percent of whom are seniors. The area is served by the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter, which provides support for the 77,000 Connecticut seniors who have Alzheimer's disease.
Families researching memory care in the Avon region have over 30 options to choose from. There are three memory care facilities in Avon and another 29 facilities in the surrounding region. In Avon, memory care facilities are officially called special care units and are regulated by the Connecticut State Department of Health.
- Avon's air quality may be a consideration for families whose senior loved ones have a respiratory illness. According to the American Lung Association, Hartford County's ozone pollution levels are very high, but the short-term particle pollution levels are very low.
- The cost of living in Avon is high, even by Connecticut's standards, which may be a consideration for families and seniors on a tight budget. Overall, living expenses are about 36 percent higher than the national average and 18 percent higher than the state average. While healthcare expenses are about 6 percent higher than the U.S. average, they are on par with the state median.
- Avon is rated safer than 70 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes, and its crime rate is notably lower than other cities of similar size across the country. This may provide peace of mind for families whose senior loved ones reside in a memory care facility in this city.
- Social Security benefits are taxable in Connecticut for seniors whose income level is above a certain level. All other types of retirement income, including pensions and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts, are fully taxable. This may reduce how much money can be put toward memory care expenses in Avon.
Paying for Memory Care in Avon
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Avon start around $8,760 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Avon and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Avon
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Avon
Avon and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free memory care resources in Avon, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Directory of Winners in the Avon Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Avon
Avon-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Connecticut are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Avon
Review of River Ridge at Avon
My father in-law moved into River Ridge last month. The people that we talked to when we first went in and interviewed there were professional. The good thing about it is that the fee includes any ... Read more
Review of River Ridge at Avon
Our family's experience at River Ridge of Avon has spanned 3 years. During that time, our loved one has lived in both the traditional and Memory Care sections. Our overall experience has been very ... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Avon
We were looking for a safe, friendly and professional environment for our mother and we couldn't have found a better facility. The executive director, Randy Phillips, has gone above and beyond o... Read more