2 Memory Care Facilities near Clinton, CT
There are 2 Memory Care Facilities in the Clinton area, with 1 in Clinton and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Clinton is $5,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Madison with an average starting cost of $6,655.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Clinton. On average, consumers rate memory care in Clinton 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Clinton, CT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Clinton
Across the state of Connecticut, the number of people aged 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease is growing from the 75,000 seniors currently living with this diagnosis. The town of Clinton is home to around 13,000 residents, 18.8 percent of whom fall into this age range and may be part of the demographic. These individuals can access specialized care at a memory care facility, or Alzheimer's Special Care Units (SCUs) as they're called in Connecticut. Though there is only one option in the town at the moment, there are six other facilities located nearby.
- Compared to the harsh winters experienced in many towns across Connecticut, winter weather can be much more temperate in Clinton. The town averages a low of 21 degrees, warmer than state average of 17, and receives an overall comfort index score of 54 out of 100. Though it may be more comfortable, it can still be dangerous for seniors to be exposed to winter weather, so make sure an SCU has measures in place to keep residents safe.
- Despite low averages across the state, crime rates in Clinton are quite high. On a scale of 100, with 100 representing high crime, Clinton scores 35.7 for violent crime and 34.5 for property crime. These compare to state-wide scores of 21.1 and 23.7 in the same categories respectively. Though most SCUs are fully equipped with surveillance and security systems, checking into specific policies and procedures may offer added peace of mind.
- Based on a national average of 100, the cost of living in Clinton is 119.3, only slightly higher than the Connecticut average of 118. This may make Clinton an appealing option for Connecticut families looking for a budget-friendly town in the Hartford metropolitan area.
- Clinton has no available facilities in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospitals specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Middletown (Middlesex Hospital) and New London (Lawrence + Memorial Hospital).
Paying for Memory Care in Clinton
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Connecticut
Memory Care costs in Clinton start around $6,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Clinton 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 Clinton
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 Clinton
Clinton 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 Clinton, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Directory of Winners in the Clinton Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Clinton
Clinton-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 Clinton
Review of Ocean Meadow Senior Living & Memory Care
Rooms are big and the building is much more homey than the big chain senior living buildings. It is run family style and they really care about the residents. They take the folks out in town and im... Read more
Review of Ocean Meadow Senior Living & Memory Care
I can't go inside because of the COVID, so I just have visits outside. They have a covered court where I can see my husband, the staff communicates with me every time I need to see him, and they ta... Read more