9 Memory Care Facilities near Hamden, CT

3 Memory Care Facilities in Hamden, CT

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Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

Provides: Memory Care
35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, CT 06518
"Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden is located south of Sleeping Giant State Park, on a hilltop overlooking Hamden Center. Located in Hamden, Connecticut, Maple Woods at Hamden boasts skyline views..." More

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Meadow Mills Assisted Living Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
153 Leeder Hill Dr, Hamden, CT 06517
"My wife is in this community, and she is doing very well there. The reason why I chose it is because they are specific just for dementia. All they have are dementia patients there. I feel..." More

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Atria Larson Place

Provides: Memory Care
1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
"Atria Larson Place is a warm, welcoming community with all the comforts of home. Socialize in our bright, large common areas and enjoy diverse activities that allow you to pursue your interests and..." More

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The Village at Mariner's Point

Provides: Memory Care
111 South Shore Drive, East Haven, CT 06512
"Majestic ocean views from a breathtaking seaside hilltop greet residents daily at The Village at Mariner's Point. Lavish gardens provide a setting for leisure, art, and fitness activities. Private..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Village at East Farms

Provides: Memory Care
180 Scott Road, Waterbury, CT 06705
"The Village at East Farms in Waterbury, CT, is a cozy "country estate" situated on a picturesque 34-acre wooded hilltop. An authentic covered bridge, lavish gardens, and rolling panoramas provide..." More

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Maplewood at Orange

Provides: Memory Care
245 Indian River Road, Orange, CT 06477
"Maplewood at Orange has much to offer residents and families - from the spectacular 110' waterfall and resort-style courtyard to the helpful concierge service and cozy bistro cafe. Thoughtfully..." More

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The Hearth at Gardenside

Provides: Memory Care
173 Alps Road, Branford, CT 06405
"The Hearth provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value and unforgettable experience. At The Hearth at Gardenside, you'll..." More

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Coachman Square at Woodbridge

Provides: Memory Care
21 Bradley Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
"Coachman Square at Woodbridge is nestled in the quaint town of Woodbridge, Connecticut. Our convenient location offers the best of both worlds. Enjoy the tranquility of our charming town as well as..." More

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Linden at Woodbridge

Provides: Memory Care
330 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
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Memory Care near Hamden, CT

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Hamden

  • Review of Meadow Mills Assisted Living Memory Care

    Meadow Mills is a memory care facility. The only drawback was they didn't have any transportation to doctors' appointments and outside trips. The rooms were pretty standard, they were setup into ho... Read more

    Melissa
  • Review of Meadow Mills Assisted Living Memory Care

    My wife is in this community, and she is doing very well there. The reason why I chose it is because they are specific just for dementia. All they have are dementia patients there. I feel comfortab... Read more

    Anthony22
  • Review of Meadow Mills Assisted Living Memory Care

    This community was okay but very small. The rooms were small as well but the staff was accommodating. They had a garden area and some activities. They had a story time and someone who assisted the ... Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Hamden

Over 75,000 seniors in the state of Connecticut have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The town of Hamden has a population of over 61,000, 15.3 percent of whom are aged 65 and older and may suffer from some type of dementia. To serve this population, Hamden and its surrounding communities offer over 40 memory care facilities for seniors to choose from. These facilities, known as Alzheimer's Special Care Units (SCUs) in Connecticut, require a special license to operate.

  • Located in New Haven County, Hamden is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Yale-New Haven Hospital's Senior Assessment Center, as well as Yale-New Haven Hospital's main location less than 10 miles away, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Though crime in the state of Connecticut tends to be lower than the national average, Hamden sees higher rates of both violent and property crime. On a scale of one to 100, with 100 being high crime, Hamden scores a 36 for violent crime and a 41.6 for property crime, compared to national averages of 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories, respectively. While most facilities have surveillance and security systems in place, families may want to ask to review their security procedures and policies.
  • For the region, Hamden has a relatively temperate climate. Winter lows can drop to 19 degrees, and the summer high is 83 degrees. An average 205 days of sun are expected annually, and the town's overall comfort index receives a rating of 44 out of 100, with 100 being the best.
  • At 115.3, the cost of living in Hamden is higher than the U.S. national average of 100. The largest contributing factors are transportation and utility costs. While the overall cost of living is similar to the state-wide average, housing costs are less in Hamden than elsewhere in Connecticut. This may make Hamden an attractive option for seniors on a tight budget.


Paying for Memory Care in Hamden

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Connecticut

$7,550.00 Orange
$6,150.00 Branford
$6,033.00 Hamden
$6,000.00 Shelton
$5,000.00 East Haven
$4,800.00 US
$4,762.00 Woodbridge
$4,650.00 Meriden

Memory Care costs in Hamden start around $6,033 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.

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

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Connecticut page. Financial Assistance in Connecticut Financial Assistance in Connecticut

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 Hamden

Hamden and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Hamden, please visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.

Memory Care Facilities in Hamden

Directory of Winners in the Hamden Area


Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hamden

Hamden-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Connecticut are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page for more information about these laws.

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