29 Memory Care Facilities near Glastonbury, CT
Also serving communities of Hebron.
There are 29 Memory Care Facilities in the Glastonbury area, with 3 in Glastonbury and 26 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Glastonbury is $5,576 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include West Hartford with an average starting cost of $4,845.
To help you with your search, browse the 37 reviews below for memory care facilities in Glastonbury. On average, consumers rate memory care in Glastonbury 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include South Windsor with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Glastonbury, CT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Glastonbury
In the state of Connecticut, over 75,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Glastonbury, one of Connecticut's oldest settlements, is located in Hartford County and has a population of nearly 35,000, with roughly 17 percent of its residents age 65 and older. Seniors with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia will find over 30 memory care facilities available in Glastonbury and its surrounding communities. In Connecticut, facilities that provide specialized care or services for people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia are referred to as Alzheimer's special care units (SCUs) or programs, and are subject to special licensing requirements in addition to those put in place by the state's Department of Public Health.
- With Medicaid costs associated with Alzheimer's care on the rise, cost of living is an important factor for seniors to consider when transitioning to a memory care facility. At a score of 132.3, the cost of living in Glastonbury exceeds both the state average of 118 and U.S. national average of 100. The largest contributing factor is high housing costs.
- Rates of violent and property crime in Glastonbury score a 20.1 and 19, respectively, out of a possible of 100. These numbers are considerably lower than the U.S national averages of 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories. This means that the loved ones of seniors in memory care can go about their daily activities with peace of mind.
- Glastonbury has a comfort index score of 50 out of a possible 100 (best). The town is known to experience harsh winters, with temperatures dipping to lows in the high teens during winter months and an average of 38 inches of snow expected each year. Consider talking to staff at memory care communities about the measures their facility has in place to ensure residents are safe in extreme weather conditions.
- On a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 being the best, Glastonbury receives a score of 70 in terms of air quality. Despite the number of high ozone days residents experience, the American Lung Association gives the town an A rating for short-term particle pollution. Taking these factors into consideration, seniors should be comfortable breathing here most of the time.
Paying for Memory Care in Glastonbury
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Connecticut
Memory Care costs in Glastonbury start around $5,576 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Glastonbury 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 Glastonbury
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 Glastonbury
Glastonbury 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 Glastonbury, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Glastonbury
Glastonbury-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 Glastonbury
Review of Glastonbury
We're really happy with this community. They're great. They have a ton of activities like bingo, puzzles, outings, they take them to Dunkin' Donuts, and to look at the Christmas lights. My mother's... Read more
Review of Glastonbury
My mother moved in. We've been very happy with it, and we have no complaints. She's in memory care, her room is clean, and it has what she needs. They have a nice patio, outside area, and TV room. Read more
Review of Brookdale Buckingham
Emeritus was very well managed. We had a chance to interact with most of the staff there and they seemed to have a good staff. Emeritus was a much brighter facility and it didn't look as restricted. Read more