24 Memory Care Facilities in Hartford County, CT
The average cost of memory care in Hartford County is $6,517 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Hampden County with an average starting cost of $4,880.
To help you with your search, browse the 43 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hartford County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hartford County 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hampden County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 22 families in Hartford County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Hartford County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Hartford County, CT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hartford County
Approximately 75,000 seniors in the state of Connecticut are currently living with Alzheimer's disease. Located in the north central part of the state, Hartford County is home to over 895,000 residents. Roughly 16.8 percent of this population are 65 years of age or older and, therefore, may be affected by some type of dementia, for which they require specialized care. This treatment can be found at memory care facilities, known in Connecticut as Alzheimer's Special Care Units (SCUs). Across the county, a total of 20 of these facilities are available.
- Connecticut is known for its cold winter temperatures. Temperatures in Hartford County can drop to a low of 17 degrees, and 38 inches of snowfall is expected to fall in a season. While summers are warm, the region only scores a 44 out of 100 in terms of overall comfort. It's a good idea to check that an SCU has precautionary measures in place to ensure its senior residents are safe when conditions get harsh.
- The cost of living in Hartford County is 114.4, based on the U.S. national average of 100. While this may seem high, it is lower than the average cost of living seen across the state, so residents may see savings in housing and transportation costs.
- While crime throughout the state is low, Hartford County sees higher rates. On a scale out of 100, with 100 representing high crime, the rate of violent crime in Hartford County is 40, which compares to the statewide average of 21.1 and the national average of 31.1. In terms of property crime, the area scores 37.7 compared to 23.7 across Connecticut and 38.1 nationally. Most SCUs have security systems and surveillance in place, but it's still worthwhile to inquire about their safety policies and procedures.
- Hartford County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Hartford Hospital, Bristol Hospital and the Hospital of Central Connecticut's New Britain and Bradley Memorial campuses, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Hartford County
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Memory Care costs in Hartford County start around $6,490 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 Hartford County 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 Hartford County
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 Hartford County
Hartford County 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 Hartford County, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Directory of Winners in the Hartford County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hartford County
Hartford County-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 Hartford County
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 Atria Hamilton Heights
My mom is in the memory care of Atria Hamilton Heights; it's a really nice place. I went on a virtual tour with the rep, and he was very helpful. He was very informative -- I asked him questions an... Read more
Review of Atria Greenridge Place
My mother-in-law is at Atria Greenridge Place. We have not been able to visit her yet because of COVID, but so far so good. It is near family members. They asked us not to come by for a couple of w... Read more