13 Memory Care Facilities near Bethel, CT

1 Memory Care Facility in Bethel, CT

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Maplewood at Stony Hill

Provides: Memory Care
46 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801
"If you are reading this review you are likely experiencing a lot of emotions as you face the difficult decision of assisted living placement. As our Mother's health declined, our family was..." More

12 Memory Care Facilities near Bethel, CT

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Caring Star 2013

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield...

Provides: Memory Care
640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
"I cannot say enough good things about Ridgefield Crossings. My loved one is in the memory care area and she does not just live there, she thrives there! I cannot believe all the amazing,..." More

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Caring Star 2019

The Hearth at Southbury

Provides: Memory Care
655 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488
"At The Hearth at Southbury, we offer the opportunity to enjoy all the comforts of home without any of the stress of home maintenance. We designed our community to take care of all your needs so..." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Village at Brookfield Common

Provides: Memory Care
246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
"My aunt has been living in The Village at Brookfield Common for several weeks now. Our experience so far has been very good. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly, the services are very..." More

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Caring Star 2020

Maplewood at Danbury

Provides: Memory Care
22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
"Our family member has been at Maplewood in Danbury for the past 2 1/2 Years. When I was looking for a special place for dear Esther I visited 8 facilities between NY and Ct. I was just about to..." More

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Maplewood at Newtown

Provides: Memory Care
166 Mount Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470
"Maplewood at Newtown has much to offer residents and families - from the sunlit lobby and resort-style courtyards to the helpful concierge service and family-friendly country store. Thoughtfully..." More

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The Greens at Cannondale

Provides: Memory Care
435 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT 06897
"Nestled in the very heart of Fairfield County, The Greens at Cannondale is the area’s premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community. For over 15 years we have been providing our residents..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Wilton

Provides: Memory Care
96 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
"Brookdale Wilton provides our residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's signature..." More
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Atria Ridgefield - Opening Spring 2020

Provides: Memory Care
55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
"Now Pre-Leasing For more than 20 years, Atria Senior Living has offered Fairfield County families vibrant communities where opportunities to stay active, eat well, connect with neighbors and..." More

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Keystone Place at Wooster Heights

Provides: Memory Care
66 Wooster Heights, Danbury, CT 06810
"Keystone Place at Wooster Heights is a beacon for an expression of retired living that retains the expression of unique lifestyles and personalities. As a result, our senior community has taken..." More

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Sunrise of Wilton

Provides: Memory Care
211 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT 06897
"For more than 35 years, Sunrise Senior Living has been committed to providing seniors the best possible support, rooted in the latest research, and theories of aging. We take a holistic approach to..." More
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The Watermark at East Hill

Provides: Memory Care
611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488
"The Watermark at East Hill in Southbury CT is LifeCare retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing 55-acre campus overlooking the stunning..." More

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Church Hill Village

Provides: Memory Care
Corner of The Boulevard and Church Hill Road, N...
"Opening Summer 2019 Located in beautiful Newtown, our historic New England town Assisted Living and Memory Care location offers luxury retirement apartments and specializes in senior care...." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Bethel

    Bethel is situated in southwestern Connecticut in Fairfield County, where well over 12 percent of seniors receiving Medicare are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. This rate is higher than average and is expected to grow by almost 20 percent by 2025. 

    The community of Bethel is home to a little under 10,000 people, about 14 percent of whom are seniors. To serve local seniors with dementia, Bethel has one memory care facility, and there are nine more nearby. In the Bethel region, memory care facilities may be referred to as special care units. SCUs have separate licensure requirements from assisted living facilities, and they are regulated by the Connecticut State Department of Health

    • According to data gathered by the American Lung Association, Fairfield County's ozone pollution levels are high, but its short-term particle pollution levels are good. Since seniors are vulnerable to ozone pollution, especially seniors with certain conditions, families may want to consider Bethel's air quality as they're researching local memory care options. 
    • In Connecticut, Social Security benefits are taxable for seniors whose income level is above a certain level. Other types of retirement income, including pensions and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts, are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care expenses in Bethel.
    • Bethel is a fairly safe community, which may appeal to families who are researching memory care options in the region. It is rated safer than 71 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes, and when it is compared to cities with similar population sizes, its crime rate is considerably lower than average.
    • Bethel is a relatively expensive place to live, with an overall cost of living that is about 35 percent higher than the national average and almost 20 percent higher than the state median. This may result in higher memory care expenses, which may be a consideration for families and seniors with restrictive budgets. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Bethel

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $8,150.00 Bethel
    $8,100.00 Ridgefield
    $7,650.00 Newtown
    $7,372.00 Danbury
    $7,080.00 Southbury
    $6,650.00 Wilton
    $4,939.00 US
    $4,500.00 Brookfield

    Memory Care costs in Bethel start around $8,150 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bethel 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 Bethel

    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 Bethel

    Bethel 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 Bethel, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.

    Directory of Winners in the Bethel Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bethel

    Bethel-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.

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bethel

    • Review of Maplewood at Stony Hill

      If you are reading this review you are likely experiencing a lot of emotions as you face the difficult decision of assisted living placement. As our Mother's health declined, our family was commit... Read more

      Alison M
    • Review of Maplewood at Stony Hill

      the rooms are spacious and very cleaned compared to most facilities i have toured. Staff was very pleasant and kind. the residents were very interactive and friendly. virtual reality and music and ... Read more

      coreyr
    • Review of Maplewood at Stony Hill

      I will admit that the facility always looks nice and they have good food for the residents. Appearances aren't everything though. When my father was there, he had numerous medical incidents (e.g. f... Read more

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