4 Memory Care Facilities in Litchfield County, CT

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Caring Star 2014

Geer Village

Provides: Memory Care
77 South Canaan Road, Canaan, CT 06018
"On 70 acres in historic Canaan, Connecticut, Geer is a locally-owned and operated community of independent seniors, residents with infirmities, daily program participants, caregivers, families,..." More

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Keystone Place at Newbury Brook

Provides: Memory Care
1058 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT 06790
"Welcome to Keystone Place at Newbury Brook an Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. “Imagine a senior living community where people are encouraged to express their unique..." More

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Atria Litchfield Hills

Provides: Memory Care
376 Goshen Road, Torrington, CT 06790
"My relative has been at Atria Litchfield Hills. It is a beautiful place. All the nurses are very nice. My relative has his own two-bedroom apartment. He is happy there. He is still a little..." More

Caring Star 2019

Brandywine Assisted Living at Litchfield

Provides: Memory Care
19 Constitution Way, Litchfield, CT 06759
"I went to Brandywine Senior Living and this place is very nice. It was close to my house. What I really like about it is that they let the memory are residents go and enjoy what the assisted living..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Litchfield County

    Litchfield County is located in the New York Metropolitan area and has a population of 189,972. Over 30,000 of these residents are seniors aged 65 or older, some of whom may be living with Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia. At present, there are four memory care facilities in Litchfield County. One is in the city of Litchfield, and the other three are in the neighboring areas of Torrington and Canaan.

    Memory care facilities across Connecticut are referred to as Alzheimer’s Special Care Units (SCUs) and are licensed by The Department of Public Health, Facility Licensing and Investigations Section.

    • Litchfield County has a high cost of living. On a scale where 100 represents the American average, the cost of living in Litchfield ranks 116.4. Groceries and healthcare are also higher than average, although transportation ranks slightly lower at 99.  Seniors and their families may take the higher cost of living in Litchfield County into consideration when preparing their memory care budgets.
    • Crime rates are relatively low in Litchfield County. On a scale from one to 100 where 100 represents high crime areas, Litchfield County ranks 26.9 for violent crime, compared to the national average of 31.1. For property crime, it ranks 26.4, 12 points less than the U.S. average of 38.1. Litchfield County’s low crime rates may appeal to seniors and their families.
    • Litchfield County, like the rest of Connecticut, is not tax-friendly toward seniors. Although social security benefits are only partially taxed, pensions and retirement savings account income are fully taxed. Seniors and their families should take Connecticut’s tax laws into consideration when planning for memory care expenses.
    • Litchfield County receives 51 inches of rain and 56 inches of snow annually compared to the national averages of 39 inches and 26 inches respectively. Summer highs only reach 81 degrees, and winter lows dip to a bone-chilling 13 degrees. Seniors with bone or joint pain might not enjoy living in Litchfield County.


    Paying for Memory Care in Litchfield County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Connecticut

    $7,162.00 Fairfield County
    $6,339.00 Hartford County
    $6,142.00 Middlesex County
    $6,006.00 New Haven County
    $5,883.00 Litchfield County
    $5,168.00 Hampden County
    $4,864.00 US
    $4,313.00 Dutchess County

    Memory Care costs in Litchfield County start around $5,883 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Litchfield 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 Litchfield 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 Litchfield County

    Litchfield 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 Litchfield County, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.

    Directory of Winners in the Litchfield County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Litchfield County

    Litchfield 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Litchfield County

    • Review of Atria Litchfield Hills

      My relative has been at Atria Litchfield Hills. It is a beautiful place. All the nurses are very nice. My relative has his own two-bedroom apartment. He is happy there. He is still a little confuse... Read more

      Shannon
    • Review of Brandywine Assisted Living at Litchfield

      I went to Brandywine Senior Living and this place is very nice. It was close to my house. What I really like about it is that they let the memory are residents go and enjoy what the assisted living... Read more

      Sue32
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